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    NPPA Asks Hospitals, Doctors to Report Stents Shortage

NPPA Asks Hospitals, Doctors to Report Stents Shortage

Drug price regulator, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Monday asked hospitals and doctors to report shortage of stents as part of its measures to ensure availability of the medical

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    Tripura Faced Challenge Due to Growth of Cancer, HIV

Tripura Faced Challenge Due to Growth of Cancer, HIV

The Tripura government faced a challenge with the steady rise of cancer and HIV positive cases in the state over the past few years despite massive awareness campaign and preventive

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    1,850 Drugs Sold in India Not of Standard Quality: Health Ministry

1,850 Drugs Sold in India Not of Standard Quality: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said it has found 1,850 samples of drugs sold in India ‘Not of Standard Quality (NSQ)’ while 13 were found spurious. “Overall, out of

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    Life Expectancy Study Shows Many Likely to Live Beyond 90 by 2030

Life Expectancy Study Shows Many Likely to Live Beyond 90 by 2030

Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to

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    Rotavirus Vaccinaion Launched for Five More States

Rotavirus Vaccinaion Launched for Five More States

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Saturday launched Rotavirus vaccination for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea, one of the major causes of child deaths

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    Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

In a shocking revelation, the latest National Family Health Survey-4 said that only 44.6 percent women in Assam are aware of safe sex, HIV- AIDS and other related issues. Till

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Plans Afoot to Improve Cancer Care at NEIGRIHMS

  Plans Afoot to Improve Cancer Care at NEIGRIHMS

The North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) is presently focusing on improving facilities to

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70% Cancer Patients in India Consult Doctor at Terminal Stage

  70% Cancer Patients in India Consult Doctor at Terminal Stage

India continues to remain the largest contributor to cancer deaths at 2.2 million every year, of the global figure of

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Malaria Causing Superbugs Can Enter India, Warns Scientist

  Malaria Causing Superbugs Can Enter India, Warns Scientist

Detection of malaria parasites resistant to the frontline artemisinin (ART) combination therapy in some south Asian countries should worry India,

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Litchis Behind Mysterious Child Deaths in Bihar: Study

  Litchis Behind Mysterious Child Deaths in Bihar: Study

Eating litchi fruit may be behind the mysterious brain disease that has caused hundreds of unexplained deaths among children in

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‘Twice-Daily Radiation Therapy May Cut Cancer Death Risk’

  ‘Twice-Daily Radiation Therapy May Cut Cancer Death Risk’

Treating head and neck cancer patients with a twice-daily radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy may reduce their risk of death

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B. Borooah Cancer Institute Comes Under Tata Cancer Institute’s Control

  B. Borooah Cancer Institute Comes Under Tata Cancer Institute’s Control

Following a landmark decision, the Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati will hereafter be an affiliate of the Tata

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20-Minute Exercise is All You Need to be Fit

  20-Minute Exercise is All You Need to be Fit

If you can spare 20 minutes everyday for moderate exercise, it will stimulate your immune system and make you less

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Third of Adults Diagnosed with Asthma May Not Have It: Study

  Third of Adults Diagnosed with Asthma May Not Have It: Study

One third of people with asthma may not actually have the condition either because it has got better, or they

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India Inks $48 Million Pact with World Bank for “Nagaland Health Project”

  India Inks $48 Million Pact with World Bank for “Nagaland Health Project”

NET Bureau India and multilateral lending agency World Bank on Monday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of US$

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Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

  Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

Rabies claims around 20,000 lives in India every year but, in new that cheers, researchers have found a way out

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Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

  Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

The rate of elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) has increased substantially across the globe between 1990 and 2015, researchers report,

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