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Strong muscles in kids lower heart disease, diabetes risk

New York , March 31 Teenagers with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes later in life, a study shows.

Soon, 'electronic skin' to release drugs in body

Washington , March 31 Imagine a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can store information and also deliver medicine - combining patient treatment and monitoring at one time?

Faridabad hospital gives new lease of life to Iraqi man

Faridabad , March 30 The simplest task of swallowing food was perhaps the biggest challenge for 40-year-old Isam. The Iraqi citizen suffered from a rare disorder called dysphagia lusoria, that made swallowing food difficult for him.

Autism, an individual disorder (Health Feature)

Havana , March 30 The International Centre for Neurological Restoration (CIREN) here is developing a project aimed at validating and measuring the effectiveness of interventions in patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

28 cases of hepatitis A infection found in Norway

Oslo , March 30 A total of 28 cases of hepatitis A infection have been reported over the last few months in Norway, where this disease is said to be rare, local health officials said.

Cheap drug boon for treating heart attack patients

London , March 31 An early treatment of heart-attack patients with a cheap drug holds promise to reduce health care expenditure to a great extent, researchers hope.

Bihar declares all polling stations no-smoking zones

Patna , March 30 All polling stations for the Lok Sabha election in Bihar have been declared no-smoking zones, an official said Sunday.

For Africans, India is healthcare destination (Health Feature)

New Delhi , March 30 Musa Amina Babagana, 45, was suffering from acute rheumatoid arthritis for a decade. Prolonged treatment in Nigeria could not give her relief, but miles away in India a private hospital could bring back that smile on her face with one injection.

China reports three more bird flu cases in humans

Beijing , March 30 Three more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in three provinces, Chinese health authorities said Saturday.

Beware! Anti-aging hormones may have opposite effect

New York , March 29 Do you take anti-aging pills or injections in a quest to replenish youthful hormones to immortalise yourself? Get alarmed as these injections of growth hormone may have the opposite effect as intended.