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Study shows extent of brain damage from Zika infections 6:45am IST

CHICAGO A report released on Tuesday shows in graphic detail the kind of damage Zika infections can do to the developing brain - damage that goes well beyond the devastating birth defect known as microcephaly, in which the baby's head is smaller than normal.

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Social class may influence multiple myeloma survival

(Reuters Health) - Household income and education levels may play a bigger role than race or ethnicity in whether patients survive the bone marrow cancer multiple myeloma, a U.S. study suggests.

22 Aug 2016

Chile issues health alert after faults found in condoms

SANTIAGO Chile's health authorities on Tuesday issued an alert and said they were investigating reported problems with Chinese-made condoms distributed for free in family health centers nationwide.

1:58am IST

Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms

(Reuters Health) - While most older women might not need breast cancer screening with mammography more often than every three years, some women with dense breasts may need mammograms every year, U.S. research suggests.

23 Aug 2016

Gum disease linked to heart disease

(Reuters Health) - A report from The Netherlands adds to the evidence tying chronic gum disease to heart disease and stroke.

12:19am IST

Movie Review: UnIndian

Anupam Sharma’s “UnIndian” is the quintessential film for Indian expats - full of great locations, pretty houses and a thousand clichés about Indians and their ways. Set in Australia, but mostly among the Indian community there, the film is a somewhat clunky effort at a cross-cultural romance, with a predictable conflict and resolution.

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