Can psoriasis cause difficulties in relationships?

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition which causes patches of raised, red, scaly skin that are usually painful and itchy. People suffering from psoriasis often find it difficult to form new relationships and maintain existing ones, due to lack of self-confidence and embarrassment, revealed the study. They constantly worry about the acceptance of their skin […]

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India: 39% first year students express regret after joining MBBS, reveals study

Medicine is considered as one of the most nobles professions in the country. The doctors well-respected in society and this inclines most of the students to choose medical education as their career of choice after completion of secondary schooling. Students view this profession as promising mainly due to the fact that it offers them a […]

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Excessive use of smartphone cause brain tumours, reveals IIT Bombay study

This report was submitted to the central government’s telecom department in 2016. But so far, it hasn’t received a response. The survey has been done for the third time in the last seven years.  The researcher said that the use of mobile phones is adversely affecting the youngsters’ health. Spending more than half an hour […]

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Soon, Maha to carry out a survey to locate thalassemia patients

The Maharashtra government had held a meeting with parents of the thalassemia patients and Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India, (FOGSI) in Mumbai. The meeting was attended by Dr Sanjeev Kamble, Director of health services, Additional Director Dr Rege, Dr Arun Thorat of the State Blood Transfusion Centre, Dr Jaydeep Shank, President FOGSI […]

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Surprisingly, only 33% of women pay attention to their health reveals survey

The survey was conducted with an aim to accelerate dialogue around various aspects of women being aware of their own health and wellness. The survey involved online quantitative interviews with 1,000 working women, aged between 22 to 45 years, across eight locations including metro and non-metro cities. According to the study conducted by the company, […]

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New study says teenagers avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

Today’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates. According to a recent study from psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a […]

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WCNR 2018: ‘India needs deeper thinking for patients to be treated better’

The survey on Patients with Disorders of consciousness in India was done in partnership with Dr Nirmal Surya, President of Developing world Congress for Neurorehabilitation and founder of Epilepsy Foundation, Mumbai. About the survey:  This was the first survey on doctors and patients done in the country This was a pilot study The data needs further […]

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