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A new study lead by researchers from Northwestern University highlights the importance of getting a deep sleep for good brain health.(ANI)

Study: Deep sleep prevents neurodegenerative disease, crucial for brain health

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:39 PM IST
A new study lead by researchers from Northwestern University highlights the importance of getting a deep sleep for good brain health.
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Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient, taurine that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn).(ANI)
Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient, taurine that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn).(ANI)

Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection

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UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient, taurine that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn).
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The combined effectiveness of three Covid prevention strategies on college campuses, mask wearing, social distancing, and routine testing, are effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a study.(ANI)
The combined effectiveness of three Covid prevention strategies on college campuses, mask wearing, social distancing, and routine testing, are effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a study.(ANI)

Study: Colleges can prevent 96 pc of COVID-19 infections with common measures

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UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 05:40 PM IST
The combined effectiveness of three Covid prevention strategies on college campuses, mask wearing, social distancing, and routine testing, are effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a study.
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High burden of hypertension in Punjab: PGIMER for developing of district level plan for prevention of disease

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 12:41 AM IST
The unadjusted prevalence of hypertension in Punjab is 35.7% (men 41%, women 25.4%) against the prevalence in India which is 25.3%
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District Inspector of School (DIOS) and Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) give directions to schools in Lucknow on dengue prevention. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)
District Inspector of School (DIOS) and Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) give directions to schools in Lucknow on dengue prevention. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)

DIOS, BSA give directions to schools in Lucknow on dengue prevention

By Asian News International | Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 09:33 AM IST
The schools have also received instructions to keep cleanliness in the premises and surroundings and do not allow waterlogging at nearby areas.
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The committee after meeting a few times before the 2019 elections had asked a committee of officials to come up with model rules.(FILE PHOTO.)
The committee after meeting a few times before the 2019 elections had asked a committee of officials to come up with model rules.(FILE PHOTO.)

Amit Shah to head new GoM on prevention of sexual harassment at work place

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:28 PM IST
Faced with allegations of sexual harassment at the work place, in particular the “MeToo” movement on social media, the previous Modi government had formed a GoM to look into “strengthening” the legal and institutional framework to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace last October
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The impact of domestic violence is vast, with costs for victims and society at large(Shutterstock)
The impact of domestic violence is vast, with costs for victims and society at large(Shutterstock)

Prioritise the prevention of domestic violence

By Bjorn Lomborg
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2019 08:57 AM IST
The two solutions studied - empowerment and education via self-help groups; and community mobilization - were both found to be highly cost effective
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Today is World Head and Neck Cancer Day. Here’s everything you need to know about this disease.(Shutterstock)
Today is World Head and Neck Cancer Day. Here’s everything you need to know about this disease.(Shutterstock)

World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Prevention and early detection is the key

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 12:24 PM IST
Head and Neck cancers are a leading contributor to the Indian health care burden with a staggering incidence of 149,782 patients in 2012. On World Head and Neck Cancer Day today, here are some things expert suggest that will help reduce the frequency of the disease.
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