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Senior doctors accept pay deal in England

Some senior doctors in England have accepted a pay offer from the government. It means speciality and associate specialist (SAS) doctors – medics who have finished junior doctor training but are not working as either consultants or GPs – have joined their consultant colleagues in ending their dispute. SAS doctors had not yet taken strike action, but had been threatening ...

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World Blood Donor Day: Foods that help replenish blood

June 14 is celebrated as World Blood Donor Day to thank the voluntary individuals who have donated blood, acting as saviours and paving new paths for humanity. Every year, blood donation camps are organized to raise awareness and help people understand the importance of blood donation and how vital it is for the smooth functioning of the healthcare system. Blood ...

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Organ exchange between unrelated individuals may enlarge donor pool in India: Experts

Opening up organ exchange between unrelated individuals may enlarge the donor pool, but policy concerns and risks remain, said experts on Thursday. Media reports on Thursday claimed that the Centre is in talks with NGOs and transplant surgeons about the prospects of opening up organ exchange between unrelated individuals. The current laws majorly allow living donations from close relatives such ...

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9 out of 10 children in Bangladesh violently disciplined at home: UNICEF

An alarming 9 out of 10 children aged 1-14 years face violent discipline each month by caregivers, affecting over 45 million children in Bangladesh, UNICEF said on Thursday. Despite progress in child protection, violence, abuse, and exploitation continue to impact millions, it said. According to new UNICEF data, 400 million children under 5 globally – or 6 in 10 children ...

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How to combat hair loss related to stress with Patanjali

Ayurveda is not just a remedy for intense bouts of cough, headaches, or respiratory issues; it offers relief from every physical, psychological, and emotional ailment through its natural herbs. From helping you achieve glowing skin to fighting acne breakouts and, more importantly, addressing persistent and awful hair fall, Ayurveda has solutions for all. Many of us suffer from hair fall, ...

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Labour pledges 100,000 urgent child dental appointments

Labour has promised to create 100,000 extra dental appointments for children, in a bid to clear backlogs in England. The new appointments will be for urgent and emergency care and on evenings and weekends, according to Labour’s plan if they win the general election. Access to an NHS dentist has become increasingly difficult in many areas – with tooth decay ...

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Scientists find treatment for restless leg syndrome

An international team of scientists has found genetic clues that can lead to new treatment for restless leg syndrome, a condition common among older adults. People with restless leg syndrome face an unpleasant crawling sensation in the legs and an overwhelming urge to move them, especially during the evening or at night time. It can severely impair sleep and also ...

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Small transitional habits that help you get better sleep

You draw the curtains, put on some music, cuddle your blanket with the AC on, and start scrolling your phone, looking at the day-to-day highlights of everyone, thinking that you will eventually fall asleep. But it’s 2 am, and you are still trying to catch on some much-needed sleep but failing miserably. We all have this similar bedtime routine, more ...

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First human case of H5N2 bird flu died from multiple factors: WHO

A man infected with H5N2 bird flu, the first confirmed human infection with the strain, died from multiple factors, the WHO said on Friday, adding that investigations were ongoing. The World Health Organization on Wednesday announced that the first laboratory-confirmed human case of infection with H5N2 avian influenza virus had been reported from Mexico. Mexico’s health ministry said the 59-year-old ...

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How heat waves are intensifying heart health risks

Rising temperatures are increasing the risk of heart health, contributing to a surge in chances of death from cardiovascular diseases, said experts on World Environment Day on Wednesday. World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5 to raise awareness about climate change and its effects, both on the flora and fauna, as well as human health. The theme ...

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