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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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3 die of swine flu in Jabalpur, toll rises to 19

3 die of swine flu in Jabalpur, toll rises to 19

20 Sep 2017 | 4:09 PM

Jabalpur, MP, Sep 20 (UNI) After three more people – including two women – succumbed to the HINI virus in the past 24 hours, the death toll due to swine flu has risen to 19 in this cantonment town.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals receives final approval for Nitroglycerin Sublingual Tablets

20 Sep 2017 | 1:10 PM

Mumbai, Sep 20 (UNI) Pharma Major,Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has been granted final approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for Nitroglycerin Sublingual Tablets USP, 0.

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History of modern transfusion medicine

History of modern transfusion medicine

15 Sep 2017 | 8:28 PM

Kolkata, Sep 15 (UNI) The Medical Officer Incharge (MOIC) Blood Bank, Fortis Hospitals, Anandapur here, Dr Avijit Dev today said in ancient literature, there are descriptions of blood oozing and death of suffering humanity owing to that everybody gets a panic whenever sees a person bleeding profusely in front of him.

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Ozone Day celebrations in Pondy on Sep 16

14 Sep 2017 | 2:18 PM

Puducherry, Sep 14 (UNI) In a bid to spread awareness of the depletion of ozone layer and search for solution to preserve it,’Ozone Day’ will be celebrated here on September 16.

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Lupin receives FDA approval for generic Flagyl® Tablets

Lupin receives FDA approval for generic Flagyl® Tablets

13 Sep 2017 | 4:52 PM

Mumbai, Sep 13 (UNI) Pharma Major Lupin announced that it has received final approval for its Metronidazole Tablets USP, 250 mg and 500 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of G.

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Glaucoma is vision thief, Cataract is sight killer: Experts

Glaucoma is vision thief, Cataract is sight killer: Experts

11 Sep 2017 | 3:55 PM

By Rishira Jain New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Health experts from various eye institutes have blamed Cataract and Glaucoma for around 70 per cent of all eye-related diseases in the country, leading to either temporary or permanent blindness.

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Eliminate Hepatitis from S East Asia: Amitabh Bachchan

Eliminate Hepatitis from S East Asia: Amitabh Bachchan

08 Sep 2017 | 8:48 PM

New Delhi, Sep 8 (UNI) Making a passionate plea to eliminate viral hepatitis from the South-East Asia region, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, World Health organisation Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in the region , today stressed need for increasing awareness about the preventable disease and ending discrimination against those affected.

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Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives

Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives

05 Sep 2017 | 2:39 PM

New Delhi, Sep 5 (UNI) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today launched two new contraceptives, an injectible contraceptive MPA under the 'Antara' programme and contraceptive pill, 'Chhaya', to expand the basket of contraceptive choices for the couples.

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Ajanta Pharma receives final approval from USFDA for Entacapone Tablets

Ajanta Pharma receives final approval from USFDA for Entacapone Tablets

04 Sep 2017 | 1:24 PM

Mumbai, Sep4 (UNI)Pharma Major, Ajanta Pharma has received final approval from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Entacapone Tablets.

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Flu vaccinations should be compulsory in aged care homes, Minister says after deadly outbreaks

Flu vaccinations should be compulsory in aged care homes, Minister says after deadly outbreaks

03 Sep 2017 | 2:24 PM

Canberra, Sep 3 (UNI) Flu vaccinations could soon be compulsory for aged care workers, following a deadly outbreak of the virus at a number of facilities around Australia.

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Immunisation: Measles Rubella campaign launched in HP

Immunisation: Measles Rubella campaign launched in HP

02 Sep 2017 | 4:19 PM

Shimla, Sep 2 (UNI) An immunisation campaign-Measles Rubella-has been launched in all the districts of the state from 30th August, 2017.

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Breastfeeding in first hour of birth can reduce risk of neo-natal deaths by 33% : Survey

Breastfeeding in first hour of birth can reduce risk of neo-natal deaths by 33% : Survey

31 Aug 2017 | 5:19 PM

New Delhi, Aug 31 (UNI) Breastfeeding in the first hour of birth can reduce the risk of neo-natal deaths by 33 per cent, a survey revealed a day before the start of the Nutrition week, said.

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