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Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives

Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives

05 Sep 2017 | 2:39 PM

New Delhi, Sep 5 (UNI) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today launched two new contraceptives, an injectible contraceptive MPA under the 'Antara' programme and contraceptive pill, 'Chhaya', to expand the basket of contraceptive choices for the couples.

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Ajanta Pharma receives final approval from USFDA for Entacapone Tablets

Ajanta Pharma receives final approval from USFDA for Entacapone Tablets

04 Sep 2017 | 1:24 PM

Mumbai, Sep4 (UNI)Pharma Major, Ajanta Pharma has received final approval from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Entacapone Tablets.

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Flu vaccinations should be compulsory in aged care homes, Minister says after deadly outbreaks

Flu vaccinations should be compulsory in aged care homes, Minister says after deadly outbreaks

03 Sep 2017 | 2:24 PM

Canberra, Sep 3 (UNI) Flu vaccinations could soon be compulsory for aged care workers, following a deadly outbreak of the virus at a number of facilities around Australia.

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Immunisation: Measles Rubella campaign launched in HP

Immunisation: Measles Rubella campaign launched in HP

02 Sep 2017 | 4:19 PM

Shimla, Sep 2 (UNI) An immunisation campaign-Measles Rubella-has been launched in all the districts of the state from 30th August, 2017.

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Breastfeeding in first hour of birth can reduce risk of neo-natal deaths by 33% : Survey

Breastfeeding in first hour of birth can reduce risk of neo-natal deaths by 33% : Survey

31 Aug 2017 | 5:19 PM

New Delhi, Aug 31 (UNI) Breastfeeding in the first hour of birth can reduce the risk of neo-natal deaths by 33 per cent, a survey revealed a day before the start of the Nutrition week, said.

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Swine flu patients number reaches to 2545 in UP

Swine flu patients number reaches to 2545 in UP

31 Aug 2017 | 4:25 PM

Lucknow, Aug 31 (UNI) With 38 new cases of swine flu reporting today, the total number of patients has reached to 2,545 in Uttar Pradesh.

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Under Trinamool Congress Govt, health indicators for children improving rapidly

Under Trinamool Congress Govt, health indicators for children improving rapidly

29 Aug 2017 | 10:43 AM

Kolkata, Aug 29 (UNI) The health indicators for children in Bengal are improving rapidly under the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Government, according to information gathered from the State Health Ministry.

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Dr.Reddy's Lab launches Cefixime for Oral suspension in US market

Dr.Reddy's Lab launches Cefixime for Oral suspension in US market

28 Aug 2017 | 2:38 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 28 (UNI) Hyderabad-based Dr.

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Health Ministry gears up to augment Mission Indradhanush for full immunisation by 2018

Health Ministry gears up to augment Mission Indradhanush for full immunisation by 2018

26 Aug 2017 | 12:29 PM

Kolkata, Aug 26 (UNI) With an aim to expedite full immunisation coverage by 2018 and deliver substantial focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunisation reach, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is set to intensify Mission Indradhanush.

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Dengue: 474 confirmed cases reported in Kalaburagi District

Dengue: 474 confirmed cases reported in Kalaburagi District

23 Aug 2017 | 3:34 PM

Kalaburagi, Aug 23 (UNI) The Health Department sources out of 1,927 suspected cases reported in the District, 474 have been confirmed as Dengue.

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Glenmark Pharma gets nod for Triamcinolone Acetonide ointment

Glenmark Pharma gets nod for Triamcinolone Acetonide ointment

23 Aug 2017 | 1:26 PM

Mumbai, Aug 23 (UNI) Pharma Major.

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Low-weight & anaemic children, women decreases significantly in Bengal

Low-weight & anaemic children, women decreases significantly in Bengal

23 Aug 2017 | 12:24 PM

Kolkata, Aug 23 (UNI) The number of low-weight and anaemic children under five years and women in the state are decreasing rapidly, according to a recent report by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development.

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Zydus Cadilla gets USFDAs final nod for Pindolol tablets

22 Aug 2017 | 1:22 PM

Mumbai, Aug 22 (UNI) Pharma Major, Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the USFDA to market Pindolol Tablets USP, 5 mg and 10 mg.

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22-year-old brain-dead Pune woman gives new lease of life to two

22-year-old brain-dead Pune woman gives new lease of life to two

20 Aug 2017 | 11:29 AM

Pune, Aug 20 (UNI) A 22-year-old woman, who was declared brain-dead at a private hospital in the city, has given a new lease of life to two people after her husband and parents consented to donate her organs to the needy.

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Professional dancer Lourd Vijay to start pan-India drive on kidney disease & organ donation

Professional dancer Lourd Vijay to start pan-India drive on kidney disease & organ donation

19 Aug 2017 | 11:18 AM

Mumbai, Aug 18 (UNI) Lourd Vijay, a professional dancer and Guinness World Record holder, who underwent a kidney transplant operation last year, is all set to drive his social responsibility initiative called 'Spreading Hope', a not for profit foundation, on a mission to raise nation-wide awareness on kidney disease and the importance of organ donation.

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