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Govt bans e-cigarettes, ordinance likely by evening (Lead)

Govt bans e-cigarettes, ordinance likely by evening (Lead)

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Hookah bars and e-cigarettes would now be out of reach for all with the Union cabinet clearing an ordinance to ban electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).



This is how happy couples resolve issues

This is how happy couples resolve issues

New York, Sep 17 (IANS) While all couples tend to fight on issues like children, money, and in-laws, researchers say that what distinguishes happy couples from others is their approach to conflict.

Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark

Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark

Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567.

Rare abdominal tumour in 7-month-old baby removed

Rare abdominal tumour in 7-month-old baby removed

Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Doctors have successfully removed a rare abdominal tumour weighing 750 gms from the stomach of a seven-month-old baby from West Bengal.
 

Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study

Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study

Singapore, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers.

Regulate but don't ban E-cigarettes: Traders to govt

Regulate but don't ban E-cigarettes: Traders to govt

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With over 100 million smokers in India, regulations and education can be the key to provide safer alternative to tobacco smoking.

Kathmandu sees alarming increase in dengue cases

Kathmandu sees alarming increase in dengue cases

Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Dengue is spreading at an alarming rate in Kathmandu, with the district witnessing over four-fold hike in the number of patients in just two days, a media report said on Thursday.

Vaping-linked deaths prompt US ban on flavoured e-cigs

Vaping-linked deaths prompt US ban on flavoured e-cigs

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The Trump administration said that it plans to bar the sale of non-tobacco-flavoured e-cigarettes in the United States following six deaths linked to vaping.

Food insecurity in toddler years linked to poor health

Food insecurity in toddler years linked to poor health

Toronto, Sep 11 (IANS) Young kids, who grow up in homes with limited access to nutritious foods are more likely to experience poor overall health and developmental problems, says a new study.

Apple announces three key health studies in US

Apple announces three key health studies in US

Cupertino (California), Sep 11 (IANS) In collaboration with some leading medical institutions in the US, Apple has announced to examine hearing, women's menstrual cycles and gynaecological conditions, mobility and heart health.

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