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Top Health News- IBNLive.com
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 03:48 AM 
In India, 1,300 die of cancer every day 
With more than 1,300 persons succumbing to cancer every day, it has become one of the major causes of death occurring in the country due to communicable and life-style ailments, followed by tuberculosis. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 07:15 AM 
Kerala doctor successfully performs hand transplant surgery on bomb disposal expert in Afghan Army 
A former bomb disposal expert in Afghan Army Abdul Rahim underwent a successful hand transplant surgery in Kerala. He had lost his hands while defusing a bomb two years back. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 06:44 AM 
India's mission to fight child mortality 
In the first round of Mission Indradhanush, an initiative launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, more than 50 lakh doses of vaccines were administered, free of cost, to nearly 20 lakh children and 6 lakh pregnant women. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 11:16 AM 
Consuming viagra may prevent malaria transmission 
The anti-impotence drug, Viagra, helps eliminate malaria from the blood circulation. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 10:42 AM 
Government proposes to introduce IPV in its polio programme 
The government proposes to introduce injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in its ongoing Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) simultaneously with the existing oral vaccine, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 03:11 PM 
AIIMS doctors devise new surgical technique to treat epilepsy 
Doctors at the country's premier health institute AIIMS have devised a new minimally invasive surgical technique for treating a severe form of epilepsy, especially in children. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 01:01 PM 
23 organs harvested from five brain-dead donors in a day at Chennai hospital 
In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to needy patients, an official said on Wednesday. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 08:20 AM 
Everything you need to know about the mythical 'Female Orgasm' 
It is one of those mythical things that we keep hearing about, like ghosts or aliens, right? 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 12:58 PM 
Pollution affecting lungs of 35 per cent kids: survey 
Released on Monday by 'Breathe Blue' and Heal Foundation, the survey, carried out in four cities, revealed that the kids in Delhi were the worst-affected with 40 per cent of them falling under the category of poor and bad health. 

 
Top Health News- IBNLive.com 08:18 AM 
8 million people including 1.7 million children affected by Nepal earthquake 
Almost 8 million people have been affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 7,000 people and 1.7 million children are in urgent need of aid in the worst-hit areas. 

 
Health News
Health News 03:45 PM 
75% of Indian population unaware of hepatitis 
The leading gastroenterologists of the country have decided to start an online data registry detailing the rising number of hepatitis patients, as 75% of people in India are unaware about the existence of Hepatitis. 

 
Health News 01:06 PM 
Six shocking things doctors do to pregnant women in India 
Social media is abuzz with news of a Venezuelan doctor who took a selfie with a woman's vagina. While this is deeply disturbing, yes, it is more damning because the woman has no choice at all. No say in the matter. The International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics in Venezuela introduced the term obstetric violence a few years back to talk about this form of exploitation of women. It defines this form of violence as: 

 
Health News 01:15 AM 
Will e-diagnoses lead to improved health conditions? 
Will e-diagnoses lead to improved health conditions, or will it give birth to a planet of quacks? Dr Aakash Ganju ponders the challenges and possible solutions of an imminent healthcare climate we are walking towards 

 
Health News 12:55 AM 
Vaccination will never die, says infectious disease specialist Neha Paranjape 
US-based infectious disease specialist Neha Paranjape speaks to Jayadev Calamur on the future of medicines, the doctor-patient relationship and if we will ever be disease-free 

 
Health News 12:35 AM 
Wellness in the future 
We asked experts for a peek into the future of the health scenario in the country 10 years from now 

 
Health News 01:30 PM 
What one can of Coke actually does to your body in an hour will shock you! 
We've all been told that cold drinks (popularly called soft drinks in India), are bad for your health. But do you know exactly how bad those innocous drinks, promoted by every celebrity under the sun are for you? 

 
Health News 11:35 AM 
Five distinct types of prostate cancer identified by scientists 
They studied samples of more than 250 men. 

 
Health News 04:00 AM 
Men beware - your condom could be a fake 
Large quantities of fake condoms, allegedly manufactured in China have now reached the Indian shore and Italy. 

 
Health News 04:43 PM 
Alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity may help predict Alzheimer: New Study 
A new study suggests that alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes are associated with smaller regional brain volumes that may be early indicators of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. 

 
Health News 01:02 PM 
Hormones may be to blame for cheating, unethical behaviour: New Study 
People with higher levels of the hormones testosterone and cortisol are more likely to cheat and feel good about their unethical behaviour, a new study has found. 

 

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Top Headlines
Top Headlines 10:08 AM 
Simple test can detect cervical cancer 
This signature represents the major proteins in blood plasma, measured by DSC. 

 
Top Headlines 12:29 PM 
UK hoteliers warned: Indian tourists 'amiable but indecisive' 
A government funded tourism body published a list of 'dos' and 'don'ts' for benefit to hoteliers. 

 
Top Headlines 07:33 PM 
An abnormal stroke risk 
Atrial fibrillation can cause strokes even among lean and physically active people. 

 
Top Headlines 09:24 AM 
Drivers 'distracted' 10 per cent of the time behind the wheel 
The risks of distracted driving were greatest for newly licensed teen drivers. 

 
Top Headlines 09:21 AM 
Study finds common emotions trigger bodily reactions 
Different emotions have their affect on different body parts, according to the research. 

 
Top Headlines 09:15 AM 
Good night's sleep crucial for brain health 
These molecules are typically found in the brain. 

 
Top Headlines 08:24 AM 
Peer pressure may influence food choices 
Data indicate that social norms influence the quantity of food eaten. 

 
Top Headlines 07:48 AM 
Reading a book may change your brain 
'The neural changes suggest that reading a novel can transport you into body of the protagonist.' 

 
Top Headlines 07:00 AM 
Brain development is 'choreographed': study 
Findings emphasise importance of interplay between genes and environment in child's initial years. 

 
Top Headlines 08:11 AM 
Children are clever helpers: Study 
Kids can override direct requests in deciding best way to help someone else achieve their goals.