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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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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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First Heart Transplant Recipient in Kolkata to be discharged from Fortis Hospital within a few days

First Heart Transplant Recipient in Kolkata to be discharged from Fortis Hospital within a few days

09 Jun 2018 | 6:10 PM

Kolkata, Jun 9 (UNI) First heart transplant recipient of Eastern India is set to be released
from Fortis Hospital within a few days, said doctors on Saturday.

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World No Tobacco Day: WHO flags red signals for India

World No Tobacco Day: WHO flags red signals for India

31 May 2018 | 4:39 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) In the coming 24 hours, 2,739 people will lose their lives due to cancer caused by use of tobacco and other tobacco products, according to official data.

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Amitabh Bachchan is campaign ambassador of 'Horlicks Mission Poshan'

Amitabh Bachchan is campaign ambassador of 'Horlicks Mission Poshan'

31 May 2018 | 3:27 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Horlicks, the iconic brand from GSK Consumer Healthcare on Thursday announced the launch of 'Horlicks Mission Poshan' with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan as the campaign ambassador.

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Brett Lee urges Govt to mandate Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

Brett Lee urges Govt to mandate Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

30 May 2018 | 4:01 PM

New Delhi, May 30 (UNI) Cricket legend and Cochlear's Global Hearing Ambassador, Brett Lee on Wednesday raised awareness about Universal New-born Hearing Screening (UNHS) at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, and the need for early screening and intervention for children with profound hearing loss.

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An estimated 1 million-plus women worldwide currently living with cervical cancer

An estimated 1 million-plus women worldwide currently living with cervical cancer

28 May 2018 | 1:20 PM

Kolkata, May 28 (UNI) An estimated of one million-plus women worldwide are currently living with cervical cancer.

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Rajyavardhan Rathore applauds Tiger Shroff's dedication towards fitness

Rajyavardhan Rathore applauds Tiger Shroff's dedication towards fitness

27 May 2018 | 2:31 PM

New Delhi, May 27 (UNI) Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore took to Twitter to applaud Tiger Shroff's discipline and dedication towards fitness.

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First-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes

First-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes

16 May 2018 | 12:04 PM

Kolkata, May 16 (UNI) Today, many people are unable to get tested for diseases because they cannot access diagnostic services.

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India's first laparoscopic surgery on liver donor at Fortis Hosp

India's first laparoscopic surgery on liver donor at Fortis Hosp

15 May 2018 | 3:42 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (UNI) For the first time in India, hepatectomy was performed laparoscopically on a liver transplant donor which so far has been done in traditional open surgery.

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WHO plans to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply

WHO plans to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply

15 May 2018 | 10:32 AM

Kolkata, May 15 (UNI) The World Health Organizatio (WHO) released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply.

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BJP lawmaker Anurag Thakur launches breast cancer indicating device

BJP lawmaker Anurag Thakur launches breast cancer indicating device

14 May 2018 | 2:58 PM

New Delhi, May 14 (UNI) To ensure early breast cancer detection among women, BJP MP Anurag Thakur has launched portable breast cancer indicating device under the Asptal – Sansad Mobile Swasthya (SMS) Seva in Himachal Pradesh, an announcement from his office said here.

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Empowerment of women is empowerment of nation: Akshay Kumar

Empowerment of women is empowerment of nation: Akshay Kumar

10 May 2018 | 3:46 PM

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Bollywood’s megastar and India’s very own ‘Pad Man’, Akshay Kumar who is supporting a nationwide campaign on menstrual awareness, says the empowerment of women is the empowerment of a nation.

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Hepatitis D, a liver disease in both acute and chronic forms caused by hepatitis D virus

Hepatitis D, a liver disease in both acute and chronic forms caused by hepatitis D virus

10 May 2018 | 11:33 AM

Kolkata, May 10 (UNI) Hepatitis D is a liver disease in both acute and chronic forms caused by the hepatitis D virus (HDV) that requires hepatitis B virus (HBV) for its replication.

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