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CSIR-NGRI Chief Scientist appointed as Director of NCESS

CSIR-NGRI Chief Scientist appointed as Director of NCESS

Hyderabad, Apr 19 (UNI) Dr N Purnachandra Rao, Chief Scientist, CSIR-NGRI has been appointed as the Director, National Center for Earth Science Studies (NCESS), Thiruvananthapuram, a premier Institute of Earth Science Research under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. Dr Rao has a Ph D degree in Geophysics from the Osmania University, and a D Sc Degree from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Hes had a distinguished research career of about three decades as a scientist and a seismologist at NGRI. Recently, he also received the prestigious National Geoscience award for the year 2016 from President of India in New Delhi. Dr Rao is expected to take charge soon, a statement said here today. UNI VV CS 1555

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India, the cardiac capital

India, the cardiac capital

14 Jun 2018 | 5:15 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, June 14 (UNI) India houses around three crore heart patients and two lakh surgeries are performed in it every year.

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Congenital anomalies important causes of infant and childhood deaths

Congenital anomalies important causes of infant and childhood deaths

13 Jun 2018 | 12:53 PM

Kolkata, Jun 13 (UNI) Congenital anomalies are important causes of infant and childhood
deaths, chronic illness and disability.

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World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

12 Jun 2018 | 1:26 PM

Kolkata, Jun 12 (UNI) World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14 around the world to make people aware of the Human Blood and its requirement to save lives.

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Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

12 Jun 2018 | 11:32 AM

London, Jun 12 (UNI) After UK researchers tracked down a host of genetic changes that make the prostate cancer up to four times more likely, soon a saliva swab will help identify the men most at risk of the disease.

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Good quality care key to keeping mothers and babies alive and well: WHO

Good quality care key to keeping mothers and babies alive and well: WHO

11 Jun 2018 | 2:57 PM

Kolkata, Jun 11 (UNI) There is increasing global awareness that good quality care is key to keeping mothers and babies alive and well.

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