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Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert

Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert

23 May 2017 | 2:07 PM

Jammu, May 23 (UNI) Over 300 cases of diarrohea in the past one-week were reported in bordering belt of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, while the district administration has sounded an alert and cancelled the leaves of health officials.

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Suspected Ebola cases in Congo rise to 29 - WHO

Suspected Ebola cases in Congo rise to 29 - WHO

19 May 2017 | 4:22 PM

GENEVA, May 19 (Reuters) The number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo has risen to 29, up from 21, World Health Organization spokesman Christian Lindmeier told a regular UN briefing in Geneva today.

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Nurses an important pillar of health care: Minister

Nurses an important pillar of health care: Minister

18 May 2017 | 9:46 PM

Imphal, May 18 (UNI) Manipur Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister Hangkhalian said nurses are the pillar, skeleton, part and parcel of the health care sector.

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Punjab launches campaign to sensitise people about ill effect of hypertension

Punjab launches campaign to sensitise people about ill effect of hypertension

18 May 2017 | 5:24 PM

Chandigarh, May 18 (UNI) The Punjab Health department today commenced a consistence awareness campaign to drive home the citizens of the state about the healthy lifestyle practices besides sensitising them about the ill effects of hypertension.

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2 more test positive for swine flu in Kangra

2 more test positive for swine flu in Kangra

16 May 2017 | 12:48 PM

Kangra, May 16 (UNI) Two more patients have tested positive for Swine Flu in Kangra district's Dr Rajinder Prasad Govt Medical College Tanda.

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20-lakh women die due to abortion every year : Survey

20-lakh women die due to abortion every year : Survey

15 May 2017 | 5:04 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (UNI) Thirteen per cent of 1 point 5-crore women, who go for abortion to get rid of unwanted pregnancy, die every year, according to a recent survey.

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20-lakh women die due to abortion every year : Survey

20-lakh women die due to abortion every year : Survey

15 May 2017 | 3:51 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (UNI) Thirteen per cent of 1 crore 50 lakh women, who go for abortion to get rid of unwanted pregnancy, die every year, according to a recent survey.

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Health for all: Bengal shows the way

Health for all: Bengal shows the way

12 May 2017 | 1:55 PM

Kolkata, May 12 (UNI) Healthcare is one of the major factors that determine the progress of a state and its people.

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Milann gets Uterus transplantation permission from ICMR

Milann gets Uterus transplantation permission from ICMR

11 May 2017 | 2:37 PM

Bengaluru, May 11 (UNI) City based Milann, country’s leading fertility centre has received the approval for Uterus Transplant from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

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Public sector stem cell bank at KGMU

Public sector stem cell bank at KGMU

09 May 2017 | 12:04 PM

Lucknow, May 9 (UNI) A public sector stem cell bank is ready to come up at the King George's Medical University here.

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Bidi smoking causes 6-lakh deaths in India every year

Bidi smoking causes 6-lakh deaths in India every year

06 May 2017 | 12:41 PM

Pune, May 6 (UNI): Despite a Bidi lobby trying for lower rates in Goods and Services Tax (GST), activists are hoping that Bidi will be taxed as other tobacco products.

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Free pneumonia vaccines to children in six UP districts

Free pneumonia vaccines to children in six UP districts

04 May 2017 | 1:24 PM

Lucknow, May 4 (UNI) The Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a vaccination drive in six of its districts under which kids are being administered free pneumonia vaccines to combat the menace.

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International conference on healthcare on May 4

International conference on healthcare on May 4

28 Apr 2017 | 4:05 PM

Pune, Apr 28 (UNI) A three-day international conference on healthcare will be held at the Lavale campus of Symbiosis International University (SIU) from May 4.

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Parents over 50 yrs lack strength to realise unfulfilled dreams: Abbott’s Survey

Parents over 50 yrs lack strength to realise unfulfilled dreams: Abbott’s Survey

27 Apr 2017 | 12:44 PM

Mumbai, Apr 27 (UNI) Indian parents above 50 years of age lack strength to fulfill their dreams, a survey released by Abott nutrition, a subsidiary of healthcare major Abbott Labs, said.

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Bengal Govt to launch app on blood donors

Bengal Govt to launch app on blood donors

25 Apr 2017 | 12:14 PM

Kolkata, Apr 25 (UNI) To ensure information about availability of blood is available at one’s fingertips, the Bengal Health Department and the State AIDS Prevention and Control Society (SACS) have come together to create an innovative app.

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Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

24 Apr 2017 | 2:04 PM

LONDON, Apr 24 (Reuters) Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said today.

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Hypertension  a silent killer: Dr Jayapraksh Sai

Hypertension a silent killer: Dr Jayapraksh Sai

22 Apr 2017 | 4:57 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 22 (UNI) Hypertension is known as a "silent killer" because it has no obvious symptoms and many people are unaware that they have it, Apollo Sugar Clinics Consultant Diabetologist Dr Jayaprakash Sai said.

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TN govt to manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera'

TN govt to manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera'

21 Apr 2017 | 3:59 PM

Chennai, Apr 21 (UNI) Tamil Nadu would manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera', a non-alcoholic drink extracted from toddy palms and coconut tress, in a big way.

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123 die of swine flu in Mah since January

123 die of swine flu in Mah since January

20 Apr 2017 | 12:45 PM

Nashik, Apr 20 (UNI) As many as 123 patients have died of swine flu in Maharashtra since January while 631 positive case were reported, State Survey (epidemics) officer Dr Pradeep Atute said.

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Circassia gives up on allergy after house dust mite study fails"

Circassia gives up on allergy after house dust mite study fails"

18 Apr 2017 | 5:09 PM

LONDON, Apr 18 (Reuters) Britain's Circassia Pharmaceuticals is throwing in the towel on allergy investment after a second high-profile clinical trial flop, focusing instead on building a broader respiratory business.

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Doctors remove patient's brain tumour while he was awake

Doctors remove patient's brain tumour while he was awake

10 Apr 2017 | 4:20 PM

Nagpur, Apr 10 (UNI) Achieving a new milestone, the doctors at Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) attached to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here, successfully removed the brain tumor while the patient remained awake and observed his surgery.

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WHO holds regional consultation on Depression

WHO holds regional consultation on Depression

08 Apr 2017 | 5:23 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 8(UNI) A regional consultation on mental health organised by the India office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for increasing awareness and greater attention to mental health issues, especially depression.

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