To fight diabetes, development alone won't do: IDF chief

NOVEMBER 14 -WORLD DIABETES DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 12: Development without any focus on health is the reason for the increasing burden of lifestyle diseases like diabetes, International Diabetes Federation President Jean Claude Mbanya said. In an interview to IANS ahead of World Diabetes Day, which falls Nov 14, Mbanya said More

Depression in pregnancy 'risk to future mental health'
London, Nov 12: More than a third of women who become depressed during their pregnancy have suicidal thoughts, suggests a snapshot survey carried out by the Royal College of Midwives and Netmums. The poll of 260 mothers with antenatal depression found they were at greater risk of worsening More

First liver cancer 'chemo-bath' in UK
London, Nov 12: A "chemo-bath" which delivers toxic cancer drugs to just one organ in the body has been used on patients in the UK for the first time, say doctors.Chemotherapy drugs kill rapidly growing cells such as cancers, but they also attack healthy parts of the body.Doctors at Southampton More

Hormones in menstrual cycle 'affect asthma'
Washington, Nov 12: A woman's menstrual cycle affects the severity of respiratory symptoms, potentially worsening conditions such as asthma, a study suggests. Norwegian researchers studied almost 4,000 women, and found worse symptoms around ovulation. Writing in the American Journal More

  • Kashmir

High Court pulls up SIT over slow probe

‘File Report Or Charge-Sheet By November 30’

TUFAIL MATOO CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 12: The Jammu and Kashmir High court Monday directed the Special Investigation Team, probing the killing of 12th class student Tufail Matoo of Saidakadal here, to complete the probe and file More



  • Srinagar City

LD Hospital new block inauguration delayed

UEED forgets timely construction of STP

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 12: The new block at Valley’s sole maternity hospital, the LD Hospital will not be thrown open for public in December as scheduled but is feared to be delayed by a year. Reasons:  Authorities More




  • Jammu

‘Gandhi intended to make Urdu India’s official language’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Kishtwar, Nov 12: In connection with World Urdu Day and birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalaam Azad, Kishtwar Campus University of Jammu in collaboration with National Council for promotion of Urdu Language More



  • South Asia

Karachi violence toll 83

Islamabad, Nov 12: The week-long toll in the violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi rose to 83 Monday after two more people were shot dead in target killings.Sindh Inspector General of Police Fayyaz More



  • World

Russia to help exhume Arafat's remains

Gaza, Nov 12: Russian experts will be part of an international group tasked with exhuming the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, alleged to have been poisoned by polonium, Palestinian President More



  • Health

To fight diabetes, development alone won't do: IDF chief

NOVEMBER 14 -WORLD DIABETES DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 12: Development without any focus on health is the reason for the increasing burden of lifestyle diseases like diabetes, International Diabetes Federation President Jean Claude Mbanya said More



  • Kangan

Desecration of graveyard triggers protest at Sumbal

LOCALS ALLEGE CONTRACTOR-OFFICIAL NEXUS, DEMAND ACTION

SUHAIL AJMAL

Sumbal (Bandipora), Nov 12: People on Tuesday staged massive protest against alleged desecration of a graveyard at Tengpora here and demanded action against the accused.   Hundreds of people More



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