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Medicos, staff protest bomb threat in Imphal medical institute

Medicos, staff protest bomb threat in Imphal medical institute

  • April 27 2016

Imphal April 27 : Medical students and employees of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, on Wednesday staged a sit-in protest against the lobbing of a Chinese-made hand grenade [...]

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Night shifts linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

Night shifts linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

  • April 27 2016

Washington, April 27 : Rotating night shifts may slightly increase a woman's risk of heart disease, a study has said. The study, published in the US journal JAMA, showed that women who work more tha [...]

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Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancer

Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancer

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : The transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned. They said that HPV, once transmitted, may not b [...]

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Teenager's heart flown from Surat to save man in Mumbai

Teenager's heart flown from Surat to save man in Mumbai

  • April 26 2016

Mumbai, April 26 : The heart of a 17-year-old road accident victim was flown in a chartered flight from Surat to Mumbai in 75 minutes to save the life of a 43-year-old man from Rajasthan's Alwar, a h [...]

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263 pharma firms given notices last year for overcharging

263 pharma firms given notices last year for overcharging

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has issued notices, during 2015-16, to 263 pharma firms, which were found overcharging for their products, parliament was t [...]

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Global tobacco growers ask India for balanced regulation

Global tobacco growers ask India for balanced regulation

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Tuesday urged the Indian government to exercise a balanced regulation on tobacco, which affects the livelihood of small t [...]

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More women opt for silicon balloon implants to lose weight: Doctors

More women opt for silicon balloon implants to lose weight: Doctors

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : With obesity on the rise among women, experts have said that silicon balloon implants in the stomach are becoming popular among young women in order to reduce their appetite. A [...]

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Agriculture minister pitches for promoting indigenous cow's milk

Agriculture minister pitches for promoting indigenous cow's milk

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday strongly pitched for separate system to procure, process and market the milk of 'desi' (indigenous) cows. "There is nee [...]

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Fortis launches first pasteurised human milk bank in Delhi

Fortis launches first pasteurised human milk bank in Delhi

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : One of India's largest hospital chains Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday launched the first pasteurised human milk bank, "Amaara", in Delhi and the National Capital Region. The milk [...]

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Unicef bats for better health reporting in India

Unicef bats for better health reporting in India

  • April 26 2016

New Delhi, April 26 : To sensitize media students with public health reporting skills, Unicef India, in partnership with Oxford University, held a three-month long awareness and skill development pro [...]