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Yoga Can Help Cope with Mental Illness
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Yoga Can Help Cope with Mental Illness

Mental illness in city dwellers which has emerged as a major problem can be treated to an extent through yoga, say experts. Though mental illness, as such, cannot be directly treated through yoga, stress, which one of the major causes, said mental health expert Prakriti Poddar…

'India to Generate over 2 Million Outbound Tourists Annually by 2020'
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'India to Generate over 2 Million Outbound Tourists Annually by 2020'

DUBAI:India is estimated to generate over 2 million outbound luxury and MICE tourists annually by 2020, reinforcing the country's influence as a key source market for MICE and luxury travel, according to a new report by the organisers.According to figures published ahead of…

Rs 9,000 cr Earmarked to Address issue of Malnutrition
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Rs 9,000 cr Earmarked to Address issue of Malnutrition

NEW DELHI:Over Rs 9,000 crore has been earmarked to address the issue of malnutrition in children, pregnant women and adolescent girls, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.Union minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani said the government had launched POSHAN Abhiyaan…

Bihar Minister Orders Probe into Litchi-link in AES Deaths
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Bihar Minister Orders Probe into Litchi-link in AES Deaths

PATNA:In view of the rising encephalitis deaths in Bihar, state Health Minister Prem Kumar on Friday ordered a probe to investigate if consumption of the litchi fruit is leading to the deaths.The Minister said a team of agriculture scientists and horticulture officials will…

Fear of New Foods May up Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk
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Fear of New Foods May up Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

LONDON:Food neophobia -- or fear of new foods -- may lower the quality of a person's dietary intake, and increase the risk of lifestyle disorders such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.Food neophobia is an eating behaviour trait in which a person refuses to taste…

Delhi Carries Out More than 1000 IVF Procedures in a Day
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Delhi Carries Out More than 1000 IVF Procedures in a Day

NEW DELHI:According to the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction, infertility affects 10 to 14 percent of the Indian population (as of 2018). In urban areas like Delhi, one out of every six couples is reported to be affected with infertility.The advent of assisted reproductive…

Medical Equipment Expo, Medicall Chennai, from July 26 to 28
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Medical Equipment Expo, Medicall Chennai, from July 26 to 28

CHENNAI:The Medical Equipment Expo, Medicall Chennai, will be held from July 26 to 28, 2019. Medicall is India's largest B2B trade fair for medical devices and hospital supplies. Approx. 750 exhibitors and 15,000 trade visitors from over 20 countries, among them physicians,…

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