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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 of 140 per million children aged 0-14 years worldwide, says

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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 Health & Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena said on Monday.

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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 as an alternative line of treatment and are being integrated

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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) in collaboration with the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)

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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 institutions and jobs, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on

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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 difficulties related to tracing malignant cells and avoid repeated biopsies.

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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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Cabinet Approves National Health Policy Aimed at Affordable Healthcare

  Cabinet Approves National Health Policy Aimed at Affordable Healthcare

The government on Wednesday approved the National Health Policy which proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in the

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Indian-American Confirmed for Trump’s Healthcare Overturn

  Indian-American Confirmed for Trump’s Healthcare Overturn

Indian-American Seema Verma has been confirmed by the US Senate to head the government’s insurance programmes putting her in a

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Cancer Drug Prices Slashed upto 86% in a Year: NPPA

  Cancer Drug Prices Slashed upto 86% in a Year: NPPA

Drug pricing regulator NPPA has slashed price of cancer drugs by up to 86 per cent since March last year

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In Poor Manipur, Ethnic Conflict Overshadows Low Infant Mortality Rate

  In Poor Manipur, Ethnic Conflict Overshadows Low Infant Mortality Rate

The economic blockade of the Imphal-Dimapur and Imphal-Silchar roads, through which most goods enter the state, has overshadowed all other

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Govt Approves 4,000 PG Medical Seats for 2017-18 Session

  Govt Approves 4,000 PG Medical Seats for 2017-18 Session

The government on Thursday said it has approved 4,000 Post Graduate (PG) medical seats in various medical colleges and hospitals

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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

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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

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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

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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

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