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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 06:58 PM 
TORS more effective for early stage throat cancers 
Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) has piloted a first of its kind study on patients suffering from early stage oropharyngeal carcinoma (cancer of the mouth, neck and throat). 

 
Health News 06:24 PM 
U.S. Alzheimer's deaths jump 54 percent; many increasingly dying at home 
U. S. deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation's aging population and increasing life expectancy, American researchers said on Thursday. 

 
Health News 04:44 PM 
Govt amends rule to curb use of hookahs in smoking zones 
In an apparent attempt to curb use of hookahs in smoking zones at hotels, restaurants and airports, the government has amended a rule to prohibit such services in those areas. 

 
Health News 02:56 PM 
'Will have to wait for mosquitoes to give data', says irked HC 
Dissatisfied over steps taken by the agencies and the Delhi government, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said, "Dr P K Sen, who is the Director of the programme, to place a comprehensive action plan from all angles, so that vector-borne diseases like chikungunya and dengue are minimised and then eliminated. " 

 
Health News 02:18 PM 
Modi's generics-only drugs plan worries health experts, Indian pharma sector 
India's plan to bring in a law to ensure doctors prescribe medicines only by their generic names risks proliferating the sale of substandard drugs in a country where regulation is already lax, doctors and pharmaceutical executives say. 

 
Health News 02:09 PM 
WIDER IMAGE-Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims 
Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut medical costs. 

 
Health News 12:45 PM 
UK security services have thwarted five plots since March Westminster attack - source 
British security services have thwarted 18 militant plots in the UK since 2013, including five following an attack in central London in March, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. 

 
Health News 12:36 PM 
Men have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy than women 
A 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) position paper on cardio-oncology described female sex as a risk factor for developing cardiotoxicity from chemotherapy. 

 
Health News 12:36 PM 
Govt. to set up state cancer institutes costing Rs. 100 crore 
Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel on Thursday said the government has recently approved a scheme for enhancing Tertiary Care Cancer facilities in the country under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (NPCDCS) initiative to grant financial assistance to 20 State Cancer Institute?s and 50 Tertiary Cancer Care Centers in different parts of the country. 

 
Health News 11:27 AM 
Human brain can spot disease to avoid sick people: study 
By injecting harmless sections of bacteria, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden activated the immune response in participants, who developed the classic symptoms of disease - tiredness, pain and fever - for a few hours. 

 

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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.