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Science Technology
Aflatoxins pose serious health risk to humans and livestock

Aflatoxins pose serious health risk to humans and livestock

10 Dec 2018 | 12:53 PM

Kolkata, Dec 10 (UNI) Aflatoxins are poisonous substances produced by certain kinds of fungi (moulds) that are found naturally all over the world; they can contaminate food crops and pose a serious health threat to humans and livestock.

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Is your leg under attack? Know from the specialist

Is your leg under attack? Know from the specialist

06 Dec 2018 | 11:17 AM

Kolkata, Dec 6 (UNI) We stand tall on our feet all day long, walk and run around to get our chores done, and yet our legs are perhaps the most neglected body part.

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World’s first human telerobotic coronary intervention surgery in Ahmedabad

World’s first human telerobotic coronary intervention surgery in Ahmedabad

05 Dec 2018 | 8:18 PM

Ahmedabad, Dec 5 (UNI) India on Wednesday achieved an important breakthrough in the history of medical science with the world’s first-in-human telerobotic coronary intervention surgery by Dr.

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Leadless pacemaker successfully implanted in a 74 year-old morbidly obese patient suffering from transiet loss of consciousness

Leadless pacemaker successfully implanted in a 74 year-old morbidly obese patient suffering from transiet loss of consciousness

03 Dec 2018 | 1:48 PM

Bengaluru, Dec 3 (UNI) Doctors at Fortis Hospital here have successfully implanted their first leadless pacemaker in a 74 year old morbidly obese patient suffering from transient loss of consciousness (syncope) due to intermittent high grade electrical heart block.

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Annual incidence of head and neck cancers worldwide more than 550,000 cases

Annual incidence of head and neck cancers worldwide more than 550,000 cases

03 Dec 2018 | 11:43 AM

Kolkata, Dec 3 (UNI) The annual incidence of head and neck cancers worldwide is more than 550,000 cases with around 300,000 deaths each year.

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World AIDS Day observed globally to show support for people living with HIV

World AIDS Day observed globally to show support for people living with HIV

01 Dec 2018 | 2:53 PM

Kolkata, Dec 1 (UNI) World AIDS Day is observed globally every year
on December 1 to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness
Most people do this by wearing an HIV awareness red ribbon on the day.

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Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage

Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage

30 Nov 2018 | 1:20 PM

Kolkata, Nov 30 (UNI) Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease caused by a virus.

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World AIDS Day created to raise awareness about HIV and resulting AIDS epidemics

World AIDS Day created to raise awareness about HIV and resulting AIDS epidemics

29 Nov 2018 | 12:09 PM

Kolkata, Nov 29 (UNI) Fear, stigma and ignorance. That is what defined the HIV epidemic that raged through the world in the 1980s, killing thousands of people who may only have had a few weeks or months from diagnosis to death - if they even managed to be diagnosed before they died.

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World AIDS Day - an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in fight against HIV

World AIDS Day - an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in fight against HIV

26 Nov 2018 | 12:46 PM

Kolkata, Nov 26 (UNI) World AIDS Day is observed every year on December One, and it is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), show their support for people living with HIV and remember those who have died.

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Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease

Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease

16 Nov 2018 | 1:00 PM

Kolkata, Nov 16 (UNI) Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread
in all regions of WHO in recent years.

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Influenza virus can easily spread when people in close contact

Influenza virus can easily spread when people in close contact

14 Nov 2018 | 2:42 PM

Kolkata, Nov 14 (UNI) Influenza virus can easily spread when people are in close
contact or in contained spaces such as airports and planes for several hours.

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Influenza virus can easily spread when people in close contact

Influenza virus can easily spread when people in close contact

14 Nov 2018 | 2:41 PM

Kolkata, Nov 14 (UNI) Influenza virus can easily spread when people are in close
contact or in contained spaces such as airports and planes for several hours.

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Dengue drives by KMC continue even after end of rainy season

Dengue drives by KMC continue even after end of rainy season

14 Nov 2018 | 2:02 PM

Kolkata, Nov 14 (UNI) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is conducting anti-dengue drives on a war footing even though the rainy season has come to an end.

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WAAW: Our time with antibiotics is running out

WAAW: Our time with antibiotics is running out

13 Nov 2018 | 1:21 PM

Kolkata, Nov 13 (UNI) Each November, World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 - Think Twice. Seek Advice

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 - Think Twice. Seek Advice

11 Nov 2018 | 11:59 AM

Kolkata, Nov 11 (UNI) World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 12-18) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

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