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HEALTH

MRI image of the brain

Graduates’ brain risk

PEOPLE with at least three years of higher education are at greater risk for cancerous brain tumours than those with no more than nine...
A blood test may prevent overuse of antibiotics

Test hope to battle infection

AN inexpensive blood test could one day tell doctors whether an infection is caused by a virus or a bacteria, and prevent unwarranted prescribing...

Common antibiotic may help prevent and treat PTSD

Common antibiotic doxycycline may help treat or prevent post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by disrupting the formation of negative thoughts and fears in the...

Islamic court legalises ‘test tube babies’ in Pakistan

Pakistan’s top Shariah court has validated the option of using ‘test tube baby’ method for conceiving for the married couples having some medical complications. If...
Dr Himanshu Katatiya and Dr Vijay Shah

India stem cell bank could help UK patients

Plans for a public stem cell bank in India could help Asians in Britain suffering from leukaemia and other diseases, doctors claim. Dr Himanshu Katatiya,...

Researchers to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally

Researchers from across the world have vowed to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally, saying the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic...

Cancer link to financial crisis

THE global financial crisis may have caused an additional 500,000 cancer deaths from 2008-2010, a new study said last week, with patients locked out...
ONE YOU’ HEALTH CAMPAIGN ASKS ‘HOW ARE YOU’?

‘ONE YOU’ HEALTH CAMPAIGN ASKS ‘HOW ARE YOU’?

New ‘One You’ health campaign asks ‘How are You’? Modern day life makes it hard for people to live healthily, with bigger portions for everything...

Could Ayurveda be the cure for ailing NHS?

By Drew McLachlan As the NHS shoulders a growing financial burden, the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda is being promoted as a way to take the pressure...

Iftari memories

Celebrities share their favourite dishes ConneCted to the fast Faakhir (singer/songwriter): My ultimate favourite Ramadan craving is the legendary samosa. No other food item can...