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    Having Smartphone within Reach Reduces Brain Power: Study

Having Smartphone within Reach Reduces Brain Power: Study

Having a smartphone within sight or within easy reach – even if it is switched off – can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the

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    Mizoram Launches Scheme for Better Treatment of HIV-Hit People

Mizoram Launches Scheme for Better Treatment of HIV-Hit People

The Mizoram Health Minister Lal Thanzara on Thursday launched the ‘Test and Treat Strategy’ of the Mizoram state AIDS Control Society (MSACS) to improve treatment for HIV affected people in

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    ‘Giant Head’ Baby Roona Begum of Tripura Passes Away

‘Giant Head’ Baby Roona Begum of Tripura Passes Away

Tripura-born Roona Begum, who made headlines around the world after her head swelled up to 94 centimetres (circumference) due to hydrocephalus (water on the brain), passed away on Monday night

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    Dengue Strikes Assam, 49 Cases Reported

Dengue Strikes Assam, 49 Cases Reported

Dengue has made its presence felt in Assam with 49 people so far (till May 31) has lost their lives after being infected with the dengue virus. Even though dengue

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    India Has Second Highest Number of Obese Children in the World: Study

India Has Second Highest Number of Obese Children in the World: Study

India has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China, according to an alarming study which found that 14.4 million kids in the country have excess

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    Say No to Sex, Non-Veg Food: AYUSH Ministry Advices Pregnant Women

Say No to Sex, Non-Veg Food: AYUSH Ministry Advices Pregnant Women

Abstain from sex. Do not eat non-vegetarian food and harbour spiritual thoughts. That’s the advice the country’s AYUSH Ministry has doled out to pregnant women. Medical experts have rebutted it.

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Department of Atomic Energy to Take over B. Borooah Cancer Institute

  Department of Atomic Energy to Take over B. Borooah Cancer Institute

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the taking over of Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute,

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Tomo Riba Institute Will Start Classes by September 2018

  Tomo Riba Institute Will Start Classes by September 2018

The Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) will start classes by September 2018 going by the timeline

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India Continues to Record High Child Mortality Rate Due to Diarrhoea

  India Continues to Record High Child Mortality Rate Due to Diarrhoea

India continues to record one of the world’s highest rate of child mortality due to diarrhoea with more than 100,000

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Indian Human Microbiome Project Launched in Northeast

  Indian Human Microbiome Project Launched in Northeast

The Indian Human Microbiome Project has been launched in the north eastern region to provide a fertile ground for discovery

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Free Diagnostic Facilities in Manipur Hospitals from July

  Free Diagnostic Facilities in Manipur Hospitals from July

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced that from July 1, 2017, almost all the tests done at Government

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Tata Trusts to Help Assam with Affordable Cancer Care

  Tata Trusts to Help Assam with Affordable Cancer Care

In a bid to deliver affordable quality treatment to cancer patients in the state, the Assam government and Tata Trusts

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Fewer Indians Use Tobacco, But Country Still World’s No. 2 Consumer, Producer

  Fewer Indians Use Tobacco, But Country Still World’s No. 2 Consumer, Producer

Fewer Indians used tobacco in 2015-16 than a decade ago, but only China consumes and produces more tobacco, keeping cancer

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Jitendra Singh Proposes PPP Model to Supplement Healthcare Services in Northeast

  Jitendra Singh Proposes PPP Model to Supplement Healthcare Services in Northeast

The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh has proposed PPP (Public-Private Participation)

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Tripura Minister Demands Cancer Research Centre in the State

  Tripura Minister Demands Cancer Research Centre in the State

With cancer rising rapidly in the entire Northeast region, there is a need to establish an Advanced Regional Centre for

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Longon Mulls to Improve Immunization Rate in Nagaland

  Longon Mulls to Improve Immunization Rate in Nagaland

In a bid to improve the immunization rate, which is lowest in India, Nagaland government has sought the help of

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WHO Confirms First Three Zika Virus Cases in India

  WHO Confirms First Three Zika Virus Cases in India

Zika virus disease has reached India, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirming first three cases in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad. The

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