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ART, Surrogacy Bill strive to provide better medical care: Mandaviya-thip

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and Surrogacy Bill strive to provide patients with better medical care and security. He said this while virtually addressing the 27th annual Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) conference held in Bhopal. “Inculcating new techniques and …

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Obesity can lead to 13 different types of cancer: Experts-thip

Bengaluru, Feb 4 (IANS) Obesity can lead to the development of 13 different types of cancer, experts said, adding people with obesity or severe obesity are 1.5 to 4 times at risk of developing cancer in organs like oesophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, colorectal, gallbladder, kidney, and thyroid. Tausif Ahmed Thangalvadi, Medical Director at NURA, a …

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Gujarat girl gets a ‘new hand’ after 13-hour surgery in Mumbai hospital-thip

The 18-year-old girl, Samiya Mansuri hails from Bharuch in south Gujarat and was born with anomalies like hand and finger deformities which prevented her right hand from completely developing. “Her forearm, wrist and hand were severely deficient, she had very small finger nubbins, due to the deformity, all the blood vessels, muscles, bones and nerves …

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Kerala transgender couple gears up for parenthood after trans man gets pregnant-thip

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 3 (IANS) Sahad and Ziya Paval — a transgender couple in Kozhikode — are gearing up to embrace parenthood after Sahad, a trans man, halted his transitioning process to get pregnant. After long discussions and deliberations, the couple is now expecting their first baby in March. Sahad (23) and Ziya (21), a trans …

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Researchers develop device to detect brain tumour through urine-thip

Tokyo, Feb 3 (IANS) A team of researchers in Japan have developed a new device to identify a key membrane protein in the urine that indicates if the patient has a brain tumour. A research group led by Associate Professor Takao Yasui and Professor Yoshinobu Baba of Japan-based Nagoya University in collaboration with the University …

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Is cranberry juice effective for treating stomach ulcers?-thip

Can cranberry juice be used to treat stomach ulcers? No, not right now. Cranberry juice might support the conventional ‘triple therapy’ for treating stomach ulcers. This is due to the fact that its polyphenols aid in the eradication of H. pylori. Nevertheless, cranberry juice is a more secure substitute that, while it is not a …

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Emerging markets to benefit due to China’s Covid relaxations-thip

Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) China’s relaxation of its zero Covid-19 policy will benefit emerging markets (EM) that are exposed to China’s consumption, said S&P Global Ratings in a report. According to S&P Global Ratings, EMs that are large recipients of Chinese tourists could benefit significantly as travel picks up after a couple years of virtually …

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