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  • CM leaves for Delhi, to take up issues of Telangana with PM, Ministers
  • Apprehension over India-Australia Test match spot-fixing
  • Centre adopts vindictive politics on AP : CM
  • Fortnight long celebration of 4yrs of Modi starts in Tripura
  • Women: A time to celebrate
  • BJP cites PM Modi's 'chemistry' to counter opposition games of 'arithmetic'
  • Police recovers 6-yr-old's body from Agra canal; arrests accused
  • Revoke suspension of Dr Nisar ul Hassan: DAK
  • Courtney Walsh to continue as head coach for Afghanistan T20Is
  • Ukraine's Svitolina sweeps past Tomljanovic after shaky start
  • Experience really counts but it’s not that it always matters : MS Dhoni
  • Experience really counts but it’s not that it always matters : MS Dhoni
  • Experience really counts but it’s not that it always matters : MS Dhoni
  • CPI(M) targets BJP for alleged alliance with Maoists in Bengal
  • Very fortunate to have Rashid Khan in our team: Kane Williamson
Science Technology
Ebola virus disease, a severe, often fatal illness in humans

Ebola virus disease, a severe, often fatal illness in humans

25 May 2018 | 11:14 AM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans.

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Niv: 11 die, 15 persons still undergoing treatment in Kerala dist

Niv: 11 die, 15 persons still undergoing treatment in Kerala dist

23 May 2018 | 2:06 PM

Kozhikode, May 23 (UNI) Even as 11 persons died due to the dreaded Nipah Virus (NiV), altogether 15 patients were still undergoing treatment due to it in different hospitals in this district.

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Seasonal influenza, an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses

Seasonal influenza, an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses

23 May 2018 | 11:53 AM

Kolkata, May 23 (UNI) Seasonal influenza is an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses which circulate in all parts of the world.

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Antimicrobial resistance, an increasingly serious threat to global public health

Antimicrobial resistance, an increasingly serious threat to global public health

22 May 2018 | 2:09 PM

Kolkata, May 22 (UNI) Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites) change when they are exposed to antimicrobial drugs (such as antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, antimalarials and anthelmintics).

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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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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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Affordable solutions needed to intensify innovations in Indian pharma sector: DGHS

Affordable solutions needed to intensify innovations in Indian pharma sector: DGHS

09 May 2018 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (UNI) Advanced, affordable and accessible solutions is the only way forward towards intensifying the innovations in Indian pharma sector, Director General of Health Services (DGHS) Dr Promila Gupta, said.

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Malnutrition, a diet-related noncommunicable disease

Malnutrition, a diet-related noncommunicable disease

09 May 2018 | 12:15 PM

Kolkata, May 9 (UNI) Malnutrition, in all its forms, includes undernutrition (wasting, stunting, underweight), inadequate vitamins or minerals, overweight, obesity, and resulting diet-related noncommunicable diseases.

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Tourism's carbon impact three times larger than estimated

08 May 2018 | 5:46 PM

London, May 8 (UNI) A new study says global tourism accounts for 8 per cent of carbon emissions, around three times greater than previous estimates.

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Jackie Shroff to spread awareness about Thalassemia

Jackie Shroff to spread awareness about Thalassemia

08 May 2018 | 4:46 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (UNI) Actor Jackie Shroff has become the face of an NGO, Thalassemics India on the World Thalassemia Day.

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Hepatitis E, a liver disease caused by infection with a virus known as hepatitis E virus

Hepatitis E, a liver disease caused by infection with a virus known as hepatitis E virus

07 May 2018 | 2:40 PM

Kolkata, May 7 (UNI) Hepatitis E is a liver disease caused by infection with a virus known as hepatitis E virus (HEV): a small virus, with a positive-sense, single-stranded ribonucleic acid (RNA) genome.

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Sepsis can cause up to 6 million deaths globally: WHO

Sepsis can cause up to 6 million deaths globally: WHO

04 May 2018 | 12:15 PM

Kolkata, May 4 (UNI) Sepsis is a life-threatening complication from infection that arises when an infection alters the body's normal response, causing injury to tissues and organs.

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