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Int'l breast cancer conference stresses on need for early diagnosis, awareness

Int'l breast cancer conference stresses on need for early diagnosis, awareness

07 Oct 2017 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) To promote awareness about breast cancer which is becoming the common cancer among women in the country, an international conference was inaugurated on Saturday.

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5 liver transplant and 1 kidney transplant within 6 days: Sahyadri Hospital

5 liver transplant and 1 kidney transplant within 6 days: Sahyadri Hospital

04 Oct 2017 | 2:38 PM

Pune, Oct 4 (UNI) Sahyadri Hospitals team has successfully performed five liver and one kidney transplant operations within six days.

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Kidney transplant saves life of in-house patient

Kidney transplant saves life of in-house patient

04 Oct 2017 | 2:05 PM

Thane, Oct 4 (UNI) Two cadaveric Kidney transplants have saved as many lives-a 61-year-old housewife from Thane and another from Jupiter Hospital.

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TN Health Minister launches Dengue fever awareness drive

TN Health Minister launches Dengue fever awareness drive

03 Oct 2017 | 5:39 PM

Chennai, Oct 3 (UNI) With more cases of dengue being admitted in government hospitals in several parts of the state, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar today inaugurated a three-day dengue fever awareness campaign and launched a programme under which Nilavembu Kudineer (a herbal concoction) and powder would be distributed to 50,000 people in the city daily.

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Experts raise alarm on Heart Failure; call it ‘biggest silent killer’

Experts raise alarm on Heart Failure; call it ‘biggest silent killer’

29 Sep 2017 | 5:38 PM

New Delhi, Sep 29 (UNI) Experts, on the occasion of World Heart Day, have urged people to pay more attention to the early signs and symptoms that are indicative of an underlying heart disease, to ensure early diagnosis.

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25-mn unsafe abortions occur each year: UN health agency

25-mn unsafe abortions occur each year: UN health agency

29 Sep 2017 | 12:31 PM

United Nations, Sept (UNI) About 25 million unsafe abortions, accounting for 45 per cent of all abortions, occurred every year from 2010 to 2014 worldwide, with 97 per cent of those unsafe procedures occurring in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, a new United Nations study has found.

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Karnataka launches Centre for Excellence

28 Sep 2017 | 3:14 PM

(Rptg correcting date) Bengaluru, Sep 28 (UNI) Karnataka has launched Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE-DS&AI), with NASSCOM as the Program & Implementation Partner.

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Karnataka launches Centre for Excellence

28 Sep 2017 | 3:11 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 27 (UNI) Karnataka has launched Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE-DS&AI), with NASSCOM as the Program & Implementation Partner.

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CVD fastest growing illness in India: ASSOCHAM study

CVD fastest growing illness in India: ASSOCHAM study

28 Sep 2017 | 2:17 PM

Lucknow, Sept 28 (UNI) Cardiovascular diseases are expected to be the fastest growing chronic illnesses between 2007 and 2017, increasing at 9 point 5 per cent annually, and accounting for the second largest number of non-communicable diseases patients after mental illnesses in India.

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Poor awareness serious hurdle in achieving immunisation target

Poor awareness serious hurdle in achieving immunisation target

26 Sep 2017 | 4:40 PM

By Noor Mohammad New Delhi, Sept 26 (UNI) As the Centre gears up to launch Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) campaign from October 7 to raise national full immunisation coverage from 70.

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Ntl Workshop on 'Health System Strengthening' at Jipmer from Sep 26

25 Sep 2017 | 2:29 PM

Puducherry, Sep 25 (UNI) The Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jipmer in collaboration with the School of Public Health, PGIMER-Chandigarh will organize the four-day“ First National Workshop on Health System Strengthening” from September 26.

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Google celebrates 100th birthday of chemist Asima Chatterjee

Google celebrates 100th birthday of chemist Asima Chatterjee

23 Sep 2017 | 12:36 PM

Kolkata, Sep 23 (UNI) Famous Search engine Google today celebrated 100th birthday of Asima Chatterjee, the first woman scientist to be awarded a Doctor of Science from an Indian University.

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22 Sep 2017 | 7:08 PM

Dr Rakesh said the patients lifespan is usually reduced to 42-48 years with 50 per cent of children with SCA dying before the age of 5.

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CCMB to coordinate mission mode project

22 Sep 2017 | 6:52 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 22 (UNI) Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has been sanctioned by its parent body Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (SCIR) to co-ordinate a Mission Mode Project that encompasses addressing various lacunae in the diagnosis, prevention and management of Sickle Cell Anaemia (SCA).

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Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

20 Sep 2017 | 4:14 PM

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) Can ultrasonography be used for peripheral nerve blocks? A Kolkata-based private specialty hospital recently organised a one-day workshop on "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia" to familiarise budding anaesthesiologists and practitioners with the use of ultrasound and how to perform the various procedures.

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