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WHO recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in 2018- 2019

WHO recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in 2018- 2019

23 Feb 2018 | 12:05 PM

Kolkata, Feb 23 (UNI) The World Health Organization ( WHO) convenes technical consultations in February and September each year to recommend viruses for inclusion in influenza vaccines for the northern and southern hemisphere influenza seasons, respectively.

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AHRS announced affordable healthcare to poorer sections of society in T-IV cities in Bengal

AHRS announced affordable healthcare to poorer sections of society in T-IV cities in Bengal

21 Feb 2018 | 2:49 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) Agile Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services Pvt Ltd (AHRS), promoted
by a group of UK-Based doctors of Indian origin has entered in to a strategic collaboration
with Kolkata-head quartered Glocal Healthcare Services to offer Telemedicine based
Primary Healthcare across Tier IV towns in India as also Market and Implement Glocal’s
Digital Dispensaries in U.

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By 2020, Oral Cancer will cause 30% death due to limited awareness

By 2020, Oral Cancer will cause 30% death due to limited awareness

19 Feb 2018 | 2:20 PM

Kolkata, Feb 19 (UNI) Oral cancer is solely responsible for the highest number of cancer deaths in India in comparison to any other country in the world.

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Musculoskeletal conditions, second largest contributor to disability worldwide

Musculoskeletal conditions, second largest contributor to disability worldwide

19 Feb 2018 | 12:15 PM

Kolkata, Feb 19 (UNI) Musculoskeletal conditions are the second largest contributor to disability worldwide, with lower back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally.

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250 Renal Transplants conducted at SKIMS

250 Renal Transplants conducted at SKIMS

17 Feb 2018 | 5:11 PM

Srinagar, Feb 17 (UNI) The department of Urology and Kidney Transplant Unit (KTU) at the Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) has successfully conducted record 250 kidney transplants till date, making it at par with any other centre in the country, an officiual of the institute said here on Saturday.

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Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience: WHO

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience: WHO

16 Feb 2018 | 12:02 PM

Kolkata, Feb 16 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions.

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Pneumonia, a form of acute respiratory infection that affects lungs

Pneumonia, a form of acute respiratory infection that affects lungs

14 Feb 2018 | 11:57 AM

Kolkata, Feb 14 (UNI) Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the
lungs.

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Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness, a vector-borne parasitic disease

Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness, a vector-borne parasitic disease

08 Feb 2018 | 1:20 PM

Kolkata, Feb 8 (UNI) Human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, is a vector-borne parasitic disease.

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Global Observatory on Health R&D identifies striking gaps and inequalities

Global Observatory on Health R&D identifies striking gaps and inequalities

06 Feb 2018 | 1:38 PM

Kolkata, Feb 6 (UNI) Each year hundreds of billions of dollars are spent on research and development (R&D) towards new or improved health products and processes, ranging from medicines to vaccines to diagnostics.

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Gastro-Intestinal Cancer new silent killer in India

Gastro-Intestinal Cancer new silent killer in India

05 Feb 2018 | 3:05 PM

Kolkata, Feb 5 (UNI) Gastro-Intestinal Cancer is the new silent killer in India, Senior Consultant of CK Birla Hospital – CMRI Dr Sanjay De Bakshi today said.

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Steep rise in tobacco-related cancer cases in Thiruvananthapuram

Steep rise in tobacco-related cancer cases in Thiruvananthapuram

04 Feb 2018 | 11:57 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (UNI) Incidence of tobacco-related cancer in this district has shown an alarming increase of 220 per cent among men and 219 per cent among women over the six-year period from 2009-11 to 2012-14.

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Autism spectrum disorders begins in childhood and tend to persist into adolescence & adulthood

Autism spectrum disorders begins in childhood and tend to persist into adolescence & adulthood

02 Feb 2018 | 12:45 PM

Kolkata, Feb 2 (UNI) Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) refers to a range of conditions
characterised by some degree of impaired social behaviour, communication and
language, and a narrow range of interests and activities that are both unique to the
individual and carried out repetitively.

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Campaign for diabetes-free Maharashtra from Feb 7

01 Feb 2018 | 1:00 PM

Pune, Feb 1 (UNI) A campaign for diabetes-free 'madhumeh mukt' Maharashtra will be launched from February 7.

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Over 5% of world’s population disabling hearing loss

Over 5% of world’s population disabling hearing loss

29 Jan 2018 | 10:34 AM

Kolkata, Jan 29 (UNI) Over 5 per cent of the world’s population – 360 million people – has disabling hearing loss (328 million adults and 32 million children).

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Over 2.52 lakh children to be covered under IPPI in Srinagar, Bandipora

Over 2.52 lakh children to be covered under IPPI in Srinagar, Bandipora

25 Jan 2018 | 11:55 AM

Srinagar, Jan 25 (UNI) Over 2.

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