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    Malaria Kills 61 People in Mizoram in 3 Years

Malaria Kills 61 People in Mizoram in 3 Years

Despite the declining Malaria death rate reported over the past few years, at least 61 people have died because of the mosquito borne disease in three years from 2014-2016 in

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    World’s Heaviest Woman’s Sister Denies Recovery, Says Doctor is ‘Fooling us’

World’s Heaviest Woman’s Sister Denies Recovery, Says Doctor is ‘Fooling us’

In a disturbing revelation, world’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed’s sister Saimma Selim has alleged that Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, who has been treating the former, is not correct about his updates

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    Patanjali Amla Juice Found Unsafe; Army Canteens Suspend Sale

Patanjali Amla Juice Found Unsafe; Army Canteens Suspend Sale

The Canteen Stores Department, the retailing entity selling consumer goods to armed forces, has suspended sale of a batch of Patanjali Ayurveda’s amla juice after it “failed” to clear a

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    First Large-Scale Malaria Vaccine Trials for Africa

First Large-Scale Malaria Vaccine Trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018

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    Prescribe Drugs in Generic Names or Face Action: MCI Warns Doctors

Prescribe Drugs in Generic Names or Face Action: MCI Warns Doctors

The country’s top medical regulator has warned doctors of action if they failed to adhere to its guideline on prescribing drugs in generic names. The Medical Council of India’s (MCI)

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    Combiflam, D-Cold Total Among 60 Other Medicines Found to be Substandard

Combiflam, D-Cold Total Among 60 Other Medicines Found to be Substandard

Combiflam and D-Cold Total are medicines that are commonly used by many people in times of minor aches and pains and cold and flu respectively. However, the Central Drugs Standard

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‘Law on Generic Medicine a Boon for Public, But Ensure Quality First’

  ‘Law on Generic Medicine a Boon for Public, But Ensure Quality First’

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a law to ensure that doctors prescribe generic medicines, health experts have said

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Komodo Dragon Blood May Help Fight Superbugs

  Komodo Dragon Blood May Help Fight Superbugs

Inspired by germ-fighting abilities of the Komodo dragon, scientists have developed a new way to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria while spurring

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Modi Hints at Rules for Doctors to Prescribe Generic Drugs

  Modi Hints at Rules for Doctors to Prescribe Generic Drugs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday indicated that his government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will

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Childhood Cancers Record 13% Rise Worldwide: Study

  Childhood Cancers Record 13% Rise Worldwide: Study

Incidents of childhood cancer have increased across the globe by 13 per cent over 20 years, reaching an annual rate

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Medical College in Arunachal to Start Functioning from 2019-20

  Medical College in Arunachal to Start Functioning from 2019-20

The proposed Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) is expected to start functioning from 2019-20, Arunachal Pradesh

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Alternative Medicine: Emerging Careers

  Alternative Medicine: Emerging Careers

February Edition, Career, NET Bureau Traditional medical systems of the East, veiled in mystery until recently are now gaining acceptance

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Swasth Uttar Purva Initiative to Boost Healthcare in Northeast

  Swasth Uttar Purva Initiative to Boost Healthcare in Northeast

Aiming to improve public health efforts in the North Eastern region of India, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Ensure Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients

  Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Ensure Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients

A crucial bill to ensure equal rights to people afflicted by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational

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New Hope for Cancer Care as Bengaluru Lab Cracks Tricky Biopsy

  New Hope for Cancer Care as Bengaluru Lab Cracks Tricky Biopsy

In a development that could transform the management of cancer patients, a Bengaluru-based laboratory has claimed to have cracked the

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New Policy Envisages Affordable Healthcare to All: Nadda

  New Policy Envisages Affordable Healthcare to All: Nadda

The government on Thursday said that the National Health Policy, 2017, proposes free drugs, free diagnostics and free emergency care

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Nagaland Bans Junk Food within 200m of School Compound

  Nagaland Bans Junk Food within 200m of School Compound

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) Kohima has directed all schools in the state to ensure that no junk

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