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Indian physicians protest against plan to let’ quacks’ practise medicine

Indian Medical Association says short bridging courses for traditional healers will lead to army of half-baked doctors Indian doctors have accused the government of seeking to “sanction quackery” by proposing to allow homeopaths and others trained in alternative remedies to practise conventional medication after taking a bridging course. Doctors at private hospitals held protests on …

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How science determined a route to help coma patients communicate

The long read: After suffering serious brain traumata, Scott Routley expended 12 years in a vegetative nation. But their own families were convinced that he was still aware could a pioneering mind-reading technique prove them right? On 20 December 1999, a young man pulled away in his auto from his grandfather’s house in Sarnia, Ontario, …

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Environmental Factors Experienced By A Man Could Impact His Grandchildren

There has been increasing interest in the idea that lifestyle options or stressful events during a persons life might not just impact an individual at the time, but could send out a rippling that also affects most children. Known as epigenetics, the suggestion is that environmental factors and traumatic events can physically change the route …

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Fitbit Charge 2 review: The best fitness tracker for all your workouts

The Fitbit Charge 2. Image: karissa buzzer/ mashable When it comes to wearables, your choices principally fall into two pails: smartwatches that have fitness tracking the characteristics and fitness trackers that also have smartwatch-style notifications. Fitbit’s new Charge 2 falls squarely in the latter group. It’s all about fitness, though its notifications are a useful …

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I Tried Moon Milk To Fall Asleep When I Was Sick& I Was Out Like A Light

You don’t have to dare me to try anything once when it comes to wellness trends, especially viral recipes and holistic redress. When people on social media were adding spirulina powder by the scoop to their smoothies, I, too dedicated the gorgeous blue-green algae a try( and, TBH, I wouldn’t recommend it ). I’ve sipped …

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Meet the fitness model use his scars and artificial heart to inspire people.

It was just like any other daily run for Andrew Jones. He put one foot in front of the other. He breathed in. He breathed out. He attained it to the mailbox, but he knew something wasn’t right. “It kind of felt like my lungs had turned into sponges. Like I was breathing through a …

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Moov get into mindfulness with launching of’ Sanity& Self’ app for women

Moov, the wearable manufacturer best known for its line of fitness trackers with their accompanying digital coach-and-fours, is today branching off into mindfulness. The company is the latest to join the self-care craze, with the launch of a new app focused on mindfulness and meditation, Sanity& Self. However, unlike most of today’s meditation apps, Sanity& …

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You’ll Definitely Want Your Own Wombat When You Watch This Adorable Little Guy In Action

When most of us think about Australian animals, we tend to either painting something terrifyingly vicious or perfectly adorable. While I’m a huge fan of watching scary animals in action, today I’ll be offering something much less menacing for your viewing pleasure. If you really need something to smile about right now, you’ve definitely come …

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I never guessed I would marry. But my friend persuaded me- after he died

In this new series , noted authors will write about the person who changed them forever. To kick off, author Richard Grant remembers his friend Johnny Ferguson Its been three years since my friend Johnny Ferguson died, but I still hear his voice so clearly. I hear the grain and lilt of that marvelous Irish …

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