Europe's Medicover picks up 22% stakes in MaxCure

Hyderabad , Aug 22

Europe's leading healthcare provider Medicover has picked up 22 per cent stakes with an investment of Rs 100 crore in the MaxCure Group of Hospitals, it was announced here on Tuesday.

Statins may help combat typhoid, malaria

New York , Aug 22

Besides lowering cholesterol levels, drugs such as statins or Ezetimibe may one day prove to be effective in providing protection against infectious diseases, including typhoid fever, chlamydia and malaria, researchers have found.

Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health

New York , Aug 22

Worried over your son or daughter being too friendly with his or her mates? Take heart, having strong and intimate friendships during adolescence may help improve several aspects of mental health such as anxiety, social acceptance, self-worth and symptoms of depression, researchers say.

Skin care regime for new mothers

New Delhi , Aug 22

During and after pregnancy, every part of your body needs extra care and attention. Hormonal changes, stretched skin and sweat can sometimes trigger painful skin conditions that may cause discomfort and irritation. Experts suggest these are managed right from the time they appear.

States asked to carry out 100% maternal death audit

New Delhi , Aug 21

The Union Health Ministry on Monday urged all the states to carry out 100 per cent maternal death audit for understanding cause, and monitor new born and deaths of sick newborns separately.