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Long sitting hours can shave years off life--study

Here is one legitimate reason to stop lazing around in your favourite armchair and just get up and walk.

Google to shut down health, power services

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After being online for three years, curtains are now falling on the Google's Health and PowerMeter services. Lack of public interest has prompted the closure, said the company.

Brit nurse is a real-life sleeping beauty

You can call her the real-life sleeping beauty. Poppy Shingleton, a 24-year-old Brit nurse sometimes takes a nap and ends ups dozing for days, even weeks at a time.

Feds hunting Indian origin doctor for health care fraud

An international manhunt is under way for Dr. Gautam Gupta, 57, an Indian origin weight-loss specialist for adopting unprofessional medical practices and swindling various health care providers over a 10-year-period in the US.

Philips and Russian nuclear agency to produce early cancer detection equipment

ROSATOM, Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation and the Royal Philips Electronics have come together to help modernize nuclear medical facilities in Russian hospitals and develop an ecosystem for the nuclear medicine industry in Russia.

Nuclear medicine is an important medical imaging technique used to diagnose cancer at an early stage

Guide to that perfect cup of tea

It is no secret, that tea tempers the spirit, dispels lassitude, relieves fatigue and refreshes the mind and body, but the big question is how does one prepare a perfect morning cuppa?

Watching too much TV can kill you -- study

Watching too much TV can make you sick or even can kill you, warns a new study carried out by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

Now zap that severe headache with a remote control

Here is some heartening news for people who have tried various destructive procedures but failed miserably to find relief from intractable headaches.

Chimp attack victim Charla Nash gets new face

Charla Nash, the Stamford, Conn. woman who was nearly eaten to death by a 200-pound rampaging chimpanzee, has received a new face, thanks to a ground-breaking transplant surgery she underwent last month at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Cleveland Clinic to wind up Huron Hospital in 90 days

Cleveland Clinic announced Monday that its Huron Hospital will cease operations in the next 90 days.