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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 under-five deaths reported on account of it in 2015, a

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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 of new drugs and pharmaceuticals. With the increasing human population

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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 medical facilities including Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS)

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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 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Guwahati on Wednesday.

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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 rates high, according to the latest national health data. Tobacco

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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) model to supplement and extend healthcare services up to district

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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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Best Health Benefits of Quercetin Foods

  Best Health Benefits of Quercetin Foods

Now this Guide for Best Health Benefits of Quercetin foods and is the most frequently used and comes with a

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Water Sources in 23 Districts of Assam Contaminated with Arsenic and Fluoride

  Water Sources in 23 Districts of Assam Contaminated with Arsenic and Fluoride

Water sources in 23 districts of Assam, including the state capital have been contaminated with arsenic and fluoride, the Assembly

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Fluoride Contamination Cripples over 1,000 Children in Assam

  Fluoride Contamination Cripples over 1,000 Children in Assam

Over a thousand children below the age of five have been crippled by fluorosis over the last six years in

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Plethora of Improvisations in Assam Health Sector Announced

  Plethora of Improvisations in Assam Health Sector Announced

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma, declared plethora of improvisations and reformations in the health sector of the state at

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Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike in India By 2040

  Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike in India By 2040

A new study has found that India could witness an alarming spike in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the next

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Manipur Launches Scheme Ensuring Access to Quality Medicines

  Manipur Launches Scheme Ensuring Access to Quality Medicines

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) by opening the first Pradhan

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Deadly Secret: The Illegal Abortions Killing Myanmar’s Women

  Deadly Secret: The Illegal Abortions Killing Myanmar’s Women

Thiri’s heart started pounding and her whole body shook after she swallowed the final dose of pills that would end

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Health Minister JP Nadda Announces National Health Policy 2017

  Health Minister JP Nadda Announces National Health Policy 2017

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda on Saturday announced the National Health Policy 2017 as one of

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