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Union Health Ministry Urges States, UTs to Implement National Plan on Heat-related Illness Amid Rising Temperatures

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New Delhi [India], May 1 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry issued an advisory to the States and Union Territories urging them to disseminate the guideline document ‘National Action Plan on Heat-Related Illnesses’ to all districts for effective management of heat-related issues amid the rising temperatures.
A letter written by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said, “I would request you to disseminate the guideline docu

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Research Suggests a New Approach to Treat Glioblastoma Multiforme, a Form of Brain Cancer

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Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): The findings of a seven-year research project suggest a new approach to treat one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults, Glioblastoma Multiforme.
In a peer-reviewed study published by BMC Cancer, scientists from the University of Surrey show that a short chain of amino acids (the HTL-001 peptide) is effective at targeting and inhibiting the function of a family o

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Scientists Identify How Brain Triages Emotions During Dream Sleep

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Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the Department of Neurology of the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern has identified how sleep helps in processing emotions.
The study was published in the journal, ‘Science’.
The work expands the importance of sleep in mental health and opens new ways of therapeutic strategies.
Rapid eye movement (REM or paradoxical) sleep is a unique and mysterious sleep state du

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Maternal Obesity Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Offspring: Study

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Boulder (Colorado) [US], May 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity in pregnancy increases risk of cardiovascular disease in offspring.
They study was published in the journal, ‘The Journal of Physiology’.
This is the first study to show that the heart is ‘programmed’ by the nutrients it receives in foetal life. Changes in the expression of genes alter how the heart normally metabolises carbohydrates and fats. They

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