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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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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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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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Total Lunar Eclipse - blue moon and super full moon - starts at 1718 hrs

Total Lunar Eclipse - blue moon and super full moon - starts at 1718 hrs

31 Jan 2018 | 4:56 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) The first Lunar eclipse of the year, with a rare coincidence of a blue moon and a super full moon, will commence today partially from 1718 hrs.

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Epilepsy, a chronic noncommunicable disorder of brain that affects people of all ages

Epilepsy, a chronic noncommunicable disorder of brain that affects people of all ages

31 Jan 2018 | 12:05 PM

Kolkata, Jan 31 (UNI) Epilepsy is a chronic noncommunicable disorder of the brain that affects people of all ages in the world.

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Total lunar eclipse, blue moon, supermoon all at the same time.

Total lunar eclipse, blue moon, supermoon all at the same time.

30 Jan 2018 | 1:55 PM

Mumbai, Jan 30 (UNI) Coming once in decades, moon, supermoon and total lunar eclipse will all be rolled up on Wednesday.

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Hydrogen can become great tool against climate change

Hydrogen can become great tool against climate change

19 Nov 2017 | 11:55 AM

New Delhi, Nov 19 (UNI) Greater use of hydrogen for energy can considerably reduce CO2 emissions compared to today’s levels, says a study.

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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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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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Modern India having a strong focus on science and technology

Modern India having a strong focus on science and technology

30 Aug 2017 | 2:33 PM

Kolkata, Aug 30 (UNI) Modern India has had a strong focus on science and technology, realising that it is a key element of economic growth.

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