'Ready to clutch a beer' says UK's first double hand transplant patient!- Watch

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: After undergoing a complex yet successful treatment, Britain's first double hand transplant patient is looking forward to pick up a bottle of beer. Chris King, 57 lost his both his hands, except thumb, in a horrific accident involving a metal pressing machine at work three years ago. According

2017-04-23T20:03:30+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Brazilian scientists found another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito

Brasilia: Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito, responsible for over 1,700 cases of microcephaly in newborns in the South American country since October 2015. The public Brazilian laboratory Fundacion Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) announced that researchers found the presence of the Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito infected by the Zika virus in three

2016-07-23T08:46:00+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Types of HIV carried by chimps can infect humans: Study

Zee Media Bureau Washington: A new study led by researchers have found the evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and even the forms of HIV, can infect human cells. In the early 1900s, probably near a West African rain-forest, it was thought that a hunter or vendor of bush meat

2017-04-23T20:03:55+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

SC orders medical board in abnormal foetus case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to set up a medical board at KEM Hospital in Mumbai to examine the rape victim seeking termination of her 24-week-old pregnancy on grounds of an abnormal foetus and submit a report on Monday. The bench of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice

2016-07-22T18:57:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Low-cost cancer treatment should be priority: NITI Aayog CEO

New Delhi: With more than one million cases of cancer being diagnosed every year in India, the government should set up low-cost treatment cell for those who fall below poverty line, said NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant at the third Onco Summit India here on Friday. The NITI Aayog is working towards developing

2017-04-23T20:05:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

WHO, World Bank report urges healthcare reforms in China

Beijing: Though China has achieved a number of milestones in healthcare advancement over the past three decades, further reforms are urgently needed, said a new report by WHO, the World Bank and the Chinese government, released in Beijing on Friday. The study, conducted over the last two years, urges China to push the healthcare

2016-07-22T17:39:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

London: Quitting smoking comes with another bonus: less drinking. According to researchers, people who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers. In England, people who attempted to stop smoking within the last week and reported lower levels of alcohol consumption, were

2016-07-22T11:30:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Are avocados the best first foods for babies?

New York: Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their growth and development, says a study, suggesting that the fruit can be used as a first food for infants. Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile

2016-07-22T10:34:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health and Fitness, Health News, News|Tags: |0 Comments