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Mother's height linked to child's health

A mother's height is a major factor in determining the health of the children. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found a link between a mother's height and the health of her......

New York City Hall welcomes Nisha and Udai

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the appointment of Nisha Agarwal, one of the leading advocates in the city for the immigrant communities, as commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of......

Dr Murthy spells out his plans to improve America's health

'My grandfather was a poor farmer who fought for democracy and freedom in India and who could have never dreamed that his grandson would have the opportunity to sit before you today and be......

'Our priority as a nation should be on human development'

'Health, food and sanitation have improved. Poverty has reduced. We could have done better in education and nutrition. Malnutrition levels are very disturbing. It is our biggest problem and it is......

Obama nominates Dr Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General

United States President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Vivek Murthy for the post of Surgeon General, which a top American lawmaker described as a historic moment for the community......

USA India Chamber felicitates Dr Barry Bloom

The USA-India Chamber of Commerce has felicitated Dr Barry Bloom of Harvard School of Public Health in recognition of his longstanding and deep commitment to helping to improve public health and......

Rajat Gupta's daughter takes witness stand

A day after former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta notified the court that he will not testify in his own defence, his eldest daughter and close friends took the witness stand on his behalf in......

Ex-CTO of US may run for governorship

It is widely believed that Aneesh Chopra, who resigned last week as the first White House Chief Technology Officer, is mulling a run for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, and is likely to make an......

Another Indian quits Obama administration

Secunderabad-born Suresh Kumar, a former Doordarshan sports and news anchor over 30 years ago, who two years ago was appointed by President Obama to lead the Commerce Department's US and Foreign......

'Perception of B-Schools need to be changed'

Harvard Business School's Indian-origin dean Nitin Nohria has said he is keen on changing the perception that business schools are "about credentials and connections" at a time when "trust in......

Mira Nair, Abraham Verghese in conversation

Over a decade ago, Mira Nair turned Dr Abraham Verghese's best-selling memoir My Own Country into a well-received telly film starring Naveen Andrews. On Wednesday, Nair and Verghese met at Asia......

Need sex education?

Warning: This film is about sex, but don't expect any titillating scenes or erotic talk. Also be warned, the movie could be addictive. You may be so engrossed by its topicality, honesty, drama,......

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Q. How depression is related to Narcotics ?
:  A. Opiates/Narcotics and Depression Before SSRI's, Opiates were commonly used as antidepressants until the mid-1950s. It was then discovered that they...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-depression-is-related-to-narcotics-//answers/19146542

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Q. Indian spices, sindoor contain lead: The study carried out by researchers at Children\'s Hospital Boston and the Harvard School of Public Health found that about 25 per cent of Indian spices available in the US such as cardamom, fenugreek and chili powder contain more than one microgram of lead per gram of product and the vermillon(Sindoor) also contains lead - So how to go about it ??
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Government and private agencies in India need to spend money for research and studies on 'sindoor' and come out with a product without lead....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indian-spices-sindoor-contain-lead-the-study-carried-out-by-/19146503/answers/16750669

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Q. When Aryans migrated to India, all Aryan tribes of India and Iran followed the same pagan religion with one difference for Aryans of India, Deva was a good spirit and Asura was a bad spirit and for Iranians, Asur was a good spirit and Deva was a bad spirit. Later on, Aryans of India got Indianised and a great religion called Hinduism evolved. But the ancient religion of Iran has followers even now; our Parsi community follow this ancient religion. But many Hindus consider Hinduism as the oldest religion. Is it not factually wrong?
SriniVenkat:  A. No.. First of All the 'Martial Races theory' was put forth by British to Justifiy the atrocities that they committed in several colony and this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-aryans-migrated-to-india-all-aryan-tribes-of-india-and-/16750575/answers/15935912

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Q. Identify the person : Subramanya Samy
Sankar Mitra:  A. DR. SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY (B. 15 SEPTEMBER 1939 AT CHENNAI, SOMETIMES SPELT ASSUBRAMANIAM SWAMY) IS A POLITICIAN FROM INDIA. HE IS ALSO A TRAINED...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person--subramanya-samy/15818247/answers/16727400

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Q. Which is the good shampoo to remove lice in hair?
Hitler :  A. Head lice are defined as parasitic insects that live within the scalp and hairs of the human head, and their infestations have been uncovered in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-good-shampoo-to-remove-lice-in-hair/16727315/answers/16718754

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Research Suggests Masculine Boys, Feminine Girls More Likely to Engage in Cancer Risk Behaviors

A new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers reveals that young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/research-suggests-masculine-boys-feminine-girls-more-likely-to-engage-in-cancer-risk-behaviors-134928-1.htm
kids lose 7 minutes of sleep for every hour of TV

Researchers at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the Harvard School of Public Health have established a link between the time children spend in... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/wellness/study-kids-lose-7-minutes-of-sleep-for-every-hour-of-tv/article1-1209854.aspx
Pharmaceuticals Newsletter April 14 to 18, 2014

Glenmark has received from Sanofi already USD 50 Mn as an upfront payment in FY2011-12. Top News Glenmark Pharma receives US$5 mn as milestone... ...

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Little-known Democrat tries to unseat Scott Walker

Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a... ...

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Internet use cuts depression in elderly

Washington: Spending time on-line has the potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among those who live alone, according to... ...

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