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  • Aruna Reddy bags bronze for India at 2018 Gymnastic World Cup
  • AirAsia resume flight svcs from Chennai after 3 years
  • Rahul Gandhi arrives in Karnataka for second leg of Election campaign
  • We must guard against growing intolerance in society: Rahul on lynching of tribal in Kerala
  • Govt running away from responsibility in PNB bank scam: Cong
  • New US Embassy in Jerusalem in May
  • 9 killed and 20 others injured after a speeding vehicle hit them
  • Film on Cauvery ordeal released by Cycle Pure Agarbathies
  • KKR to announce their next captain LIVE on the Star Sports network
  • KKR to announce their next captain LIVE on the Star Sports network
  • Ledecka doubles up with historical PGS gold
  • Pak troops again violate ceasefire in Uri sector
  • Bank fraud cases will impact ease of doing business in India: Jaitley
  • Idea Cellular raises Rs 3,500 crore through QIP placement
  • Ashish, Rakesh, Aruna qualify for finals in respective categories of 2018 Gymnastic WC
Science Technology
PAHO, OAS renew agreement to cooperate on  public health response to drug problem in Americas

PAHO, OAS renew agreement to cooperate on public health response to drug problem in Americas

24 Feb 2018 | 11:31 AM

Washington, Feb 24 (UNI) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)
and the Organisation of American States (OAS) have renewed a
memorandum of understanding under which they will work
together—employing a public health perspective—to improve countries’
capacities to respond to the needs of people affected by the drug
problem.

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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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WHO releases its 2018 Blueprint list of priority diseases

WHO releases its 2018 Blueprint list of priority diseases

13 Feb 2018 | 12:37 PM

Kolkata, Feb 13 (UNI) The World Health organization ( WHO) releases its 2018 list of priority pathogens that have the potential to cause a public health emergency and which have no, or insufficient, countermeasures.

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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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Working to end myths and misconceptions about FGM

Working to end myths and misconceptions about FGM

07 Feb 2018 | 2:49 PM

Kolkata, Feb 7 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) joined individuals, organizations and UN partners worldwide in marking the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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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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Violence against children includes all its forms against people under 18 years

Violence against children includes all its forms against people under 18 years

06 Feb 2018 | 12:51 PM

Kolkata, Feb 6 (UNI) Violence against children includes all its forms against people under 18 years old, whether perpetrated by parents or other caregivers, peers, romantic partners, or strangers.

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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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Cheetah's incredible speed because of inner ear

Cheetah's incredible speed because of inner ear

04 Feb 2018 | 11:49 PM

London, Feb 4 (UNI)The key to the incredible speed of the World's fastest animal, the cheetah has been discovered by the Scientists.

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