Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss

Sydney, Oct 22 Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found.

People who ate between 100 to 142 mgs (milligrams) of vegetable nitrates each day had a 35…

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Samsung's new ultrasound system to spot high-risk pregnancies

Singapore, Oct 21 : Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, on Sunday unveiled a new ultrasound system which is expected to facilitate the examination of high-risk pregnancies and early diagnosis of abnormal foetus conditions.

The new ultrasound system provides an 11-fold increase…

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Smile Foundation Bestowed With Lifelong Health Award by Merck Consumer Health

New Delhi, Oct 20 Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, has been bestowed with the prestigious Lifelong Health Award by Merck Consumer Health. The award recognizes initiatives for children in health and education convergence.

Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, has been bestowed with the prestigious Lifelong Health…

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Nano-carbon: New India-made weapon against mosquitoes?

Bengaluru, Oct 18 Toxic smog has once again threatened to engulf the National Capital Region (NCR) as farmers in parts of Haryana and Punjab have begun to burn their crop residue. And the zika virus, spread by Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes, has mysteriously raised its head in Rajasthan, having already infected…

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55 cases of Zika virus confirmed in Jaipur

Jaipur, Oct 15 A total of 55 cases of Zika virus have been confirmed in Jaipur, making it the country’s biggest outbreak of the disease to date. Officials sources said that a WHO team will be visiting the city soon to monitor the measures being taken to check the…

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