Wednesday, 27 March, 2019


Costs for complications from cancer care very high: Study

New York, Jan 7 (IANS) An area of cancer care that has received little attention so far is the high cost associated with complications that may arise during cancer treatment. According to a new research, although complications from surgical care for cancer patients may seem infrequent, the costs associated with such outcomes are extremely high. “It is widely known that ... Read More »

Two-day court exemption for Musharraf

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) After examining former president Pervez Musharraf’s medical report, a special court in Pakistan Tuesday granted the former army strongman exemption from appearing in the treason trial for two days. The special court constituted for the treason trial of the former army chief adjourned the hearing until Jan 8, exempting him from appearing in the court Tuesday ... Read More »

Musharraf’s medical report presented to court

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf’s medical report was submitted Tuesday in a special court after he failed to attend Monday’s hearing of the high treason case against him. Earlier, addressing the court, Musharraf’s lawyers said they did not have his medical certificate. Moreover, no one appeared Tuesday from the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC), where ... Read More »

Mamata cautions Midnapore villagers against attempts to disrupt peace

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Apparently targeting the Maoist ultras, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday cautioned people in a remote area of West Midnapore district to remain vigilant about “outsiders” attempting to create unrest. Launching the statewide “all-weather rural road network project” in Amlasole village – which made national headlines in 2004 during the then Left Front regime for ... Read More »

PREVIEW – Barca’s in-form strikers battle for cup places

By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi and Neymar are ready to return for Barcelona against Getafe in the King's Cup on Wednesday but coach Gerardo Martino has a selection headache with the fine form of Pedro and Alexis Sanchez. Messi has been sidelined since mid-November with a hamstring injury and the last 16 first leg tie was earmarked ... Read More »

Meditation vs. Relaxation Exercise

Max Amara meditation

So what is the difference? Studies have shown that meditation is beneficial to overall health. Many doctors and psychologists are beginning to see the benefits of meditation as a complimentary solution for stress release, depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, and the list continues to grow. When the word “meditation” is mentioned, many people’s response is “I cannot do it.” Some ... Read More »

More suspects to be tried for baby-trafficking in China

Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) More suspects involved in the case of an obstetrician trafficking seven babies, one of whom died, will go on trial Monday in China’s Shanxi province. The People’s Court of Linwei district in Weinan city Sunday confirmed the scheduled trial to Xinhua, but refused to release the identities of the suspects. On Dec 30, Zhang Shuxia, a ... Read More »

Suchitra Sen stable, not out of danger

Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Iconic Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is “partially responding” to intermittent non-invasive ventilation support, but is not out of danger yet, a doctor said Sunday. Sen was put on non-invasive ventilator support after her condition deteriorated two days back at the critical care unit of a city nursing home. Though her oxygen saturation has improved since Friday, ... Read More »

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