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Spinal injury associated with recreational use, such as diving into water.

Spinal injury associated with recreational use, such as diving into water.

25 Jun 2018 | 12:00 PM

Kolkata, Jun 25 (UNI) The most important water-related cause of spinal injury is associated with recreation, such as diving into water.

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Plague an infectious disease caused by bacteria Yersinia pestis

Plague an infectious disease caused by bacteria Yersinia pestis

24 Jun 2018 | 12:13 PM

Kolkata, Jun 24 (UNI) Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, a zoonotic bacteria, usually found in small mammals and their fleas.

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Arsenic highly toxic in its inorganic form

Arsenic highly toxic in its inorganic form

23 Jun 2018 | 11:41 AM

Kolkata, Jun 23 (UNI) Arsenic is a natural component of the earth’s crust and is widely distributed throughout the environment in the air, water and land.

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Mumbai nurse turns Metro heroine

Mumbai nurse turns Metro heroine

20 Jun 2018 | 7:20 PM

By Sanya Pandey Mumbai, June 20 (UNI) Priyanka, after a hard day at work, was waiting to board a metro from Mumbai’s Chakala metro station in the evening when she heard an announcement.

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Dioxins effects on human health

Dioxins effects on human health

20 Jun 2018 | 11:09 AM

Kolkata, Jun 20 (UNI) Dioxins are a group of chemically-related compounds that are persistent environmental pollutants (POPs).

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Diarrhoeal disease, second leading cause of death in children under five years old

Diarrhoeal disease, second leading cause of death in children under five years old

18 Jun 2018 | 1:04 PM

Kolkata, Jun 18 (UNI) Diarrhoeal disease is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old, and is responsible for killing around 525 000 children every year.

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India, the cardiac capital

India, the cardiac capital

14 Jun 2018 | 5:15 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, June 14 (UNI) India houses around three crore heart patients and two lakh surgeries are performed in it every year.

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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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World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

12 Jun 2018 | 1:26 PM

Kolkata, Jun 12 (UNI) World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14 around the world to make people aware of the Human Blood and its requirement to save lives.

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Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

12 Jun 2018 | 11:32 AM

London, Jun 12 (UNI) After UK researchers tracked down a host of genetic changes that make the prostate cancer up to four times more likely, soon a saliva swab will help identify the men most at risk of the disease.

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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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Brain stroke or brain attack occurs when blood flow to brain is cut off

Brain stroke or brain attack occurs when blood flow to brain is cut off

09 Jun 2018 | 11:15 AM

Kolkata, Jun 9 (UNI) A brain stroke or brain attack occurs when blood flow to the brain is cut off or reduced, oxygen supply is depleted and brain cells in the immediate affected area begin to die.

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Rise of skin cancers related to increasingly popular outdoor activities & recreational exposure

Rise of skin cancers related to increasingly popular outdoor activities & recreational exposure

07 Jun 2018 | 12:27 PM

Kolkata, June 7 (UNI) The rise in the incidence of skin cancers over the past decades is strongly related to increasingly popular outdoor activities and recreational exposure.

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POGO celebrates World Environment Day, supports #BeatPlasticPollution initiative

POGO celebrates World Environment Day, supports #BeatPlasticPollution initiative

06 Jun 2018 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Jun 6 (UNI) POGO, kids’ entertainment channel, celebrated World Environment Day, to spread awareness about safeguarding our environment in association with Bhamla Foundation.

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Marburg virus disease often fatal for humans

Marburg virus disease often fatal for humans

04 Jun 2018 | 12:18 PM

Kolkata, Jun 4 (UNI) Marburg virus disease (MVD), formerly known as Marburg haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg virus disease, a disease with a case fatality ratio of up to 88 per cent.

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