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Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Northeast Today

Health

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    Maneka Gandhi Suggests Legalising Marijuana for Medical Purposes

Maneka Gandhi Suggests Legalising Marijuana for Medical Purposes

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has suggested legalising marijuana, a psychoactive drug, in India for medical purposes on the lines of the practice adopted by some developed countries

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    At Least 20 Die from Suspected Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Manipur

At Least 20 Die from Suspected Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Manipur

Mosquito-borne diseases have killed 16 persons in village along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur, while another four deaths in other parts are suspected to have the same cause, Manipur Health

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    Manipur Govt Monitoring Outbreak of H1N1 Virus: Health Minister

Manipur Govt Monitoring Outbreak of H1N1 Virus: Health Minister

In the ongoing Manipur Legislative Assembly session, State Health Minister L.Jayentakumar on Saturday has told the House that the Health department is fully concerned and monitoring the suspected outbreak of

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    Drinking 3-4 Times a Week May Keep Diabetes at Bay

Drinking 3-4 Times a Week May Keep Diabetes at Bay

Alcohol has its bad side but moderate drinking — three to four times a week — may keep diabetes at bay, researchers claim. According to the team from the National

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    Four Zika Cases Reported in India So Far: Govt

Four Zika Cases Reported in India So Far: Govt

Four cases of the Zika infection have been reported in the country so far, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Three laboratory-confirmed cases, including that of a pregnant

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    Amid Turning Tide, AIDS Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016: UN

Amid Turning Tide, AIDS Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016: UN

AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a UN report on Thursday proclaiming “the scales have

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World’s Smallest Pacemaker Implanted for the First Time in Northeast

  World’s Smallest Pacemaker Implanted for the First Time in Northeast

The world’s smallest pacemaker has been implanted for the first in the Northeast on a 60-year-old man at the Hayat

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Ozone Pollution Tied to Cardiovascular Health: Study

  Ozone Pollution Tied to Cardiovascular Health: Study

Exposure to ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, may cause cardiovascular disease

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One New Case of Swine Flu Confirmed in Manipur

  One New Case of Swine Flu Confirmed in Manipur

Manipur Health Minister L. Jayantakumar Singh on Saturday announced that one Pandemic Influenza H1N1 popularly known as Swine Flu case

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Contraception Methods: Myths and Misconceptions

  Contraception Methods: Myths and Misconceptions

One of the basic human necessities, but a taboo subject in India, is sex. While it is an integral part

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Marijuana May up Psychosis Risk in Teenagers: Study

  Marijuana May up Psychosis Risk in Teenagers: Study

Daily consumption of marijuana may increase an adolescent’s risk of having recurrent psychotic-like experiences by 159 per cent, according to

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Decks Cleared for Nagaland Medical College

  Decks Cleared for Nagaland Medical College

Nagaland Government has given the green signal to construction of Nagaland Medical College at Phriebagie Kohima and admission to the

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Dealing with Depression

  Dealing with Depression

NET Bureau With increasing levels of stress resulting from the modern lifestyle, rates of depression among people are also rising.

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MCI Not to Recognize Two NEIGRIHMS Degrees

  MCI Not to Recognize Two NEIGRIHMS Degrees

In a surprising note, The Medical Council of India (MCI) has refused to recognize the MD/MS (Anesthesiology) qualification for two

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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

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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

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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

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