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Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Northeast Today

Health

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    Manipur to Have Ayush Hospital

Manipur to Have Ayush Hospital

The first ever full fledged AYUSH hospital will be inaugurated at Lamphelpat near the Centre School premises in Imphal by next week. This was disclosed by Director AYUSH Dr K

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    Northeast India to be Malaria Free by 2017

Northeast India to be Malaria Free by 2017

With the number of cases of Malaria decreasing rapidly and nearing elimination in the Northeastern states, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has set a target to achieve

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    H1N1 Virus Contained in Mizoram

H1N1 Virus Contained in Mizoram

With no fresh case of swine flu being detected in Mizoram in the last few weeks, H1N1 virus has now been contained although people entering into the state were being

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    Avian Influenza: Culling Continues in Manipur

Avian Influenza: Culling Continues in Manipur

Authorities continued to cull poultry birds in Manipur on Tuesday in areas within the range of 1-10 km of ICAR complex, Lamphelpat of Imphal West, following detection of first case

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    Truck Drivers Ferrying HIV Virus into Northeast

Truck Drivers Ferrying HIV Virus into Northeast

Most truck drivers live an isolated life – far from their near and dear ones – for months together. And their carnal desires are mostly fulfilled by commercial sex workers.

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    Bird Flu, Culling Begins in Manipur

Bird Flu, Culling Begins in Manipur

Bird flu (Avian Influenza H5N1) whose deadly virus transmits to humans has broken out in Manipur. Making this official announcement on Saturday night, Chief Secretary of Manipur PC Lawmkunga said

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Survey to Find out Sickle Cell Anaemia in Northeast

  Survey to Find out Sickle Cell Anaemia in Northeast

A survey would be carried of all youths upto marriageable age from Adivasi community to find out whether they are

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Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells, Shrink Brain Tumours

  Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells, Shrink Brain Tumours

A new study has examined that Marijuana can kill cancer cells and even shrink brain tumours. The study by the

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Nagaland Gets First AYUSH Hospital

  Nagaland Gets First AYUSH Hospital

Nagaland minister for Health & Family Welfare, P Longon, on Tuesday said that with the increase in new diseases, especially

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Women Drug Users on the Rise in Northeast

  Women Drug Users on the Rise in Northeast

By CK Nayak Use of banned drugs in the North East region which is perilously close to the infamous Golden

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Assam MP: No Proof that Tobacco Causes Cancer

  Assam MP: No Proof that Tobacco Causes Cancer

BJP MP from Tezpur RP Sharma, who is a member of the parliamentary committee on subordinate legislation, has courted controversy

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Mission Indradhanush; Three Meghalaya Districts as Focus Districts

  Mission Indradhanush; Three Meghalaya Districts as Focus Districts

Three districts of Meghalaya — East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and West Garo Hills – have been categorized as

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Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

  Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

By Daulat Rahman After throat and mouth cancer, kidney cancer is gaining a foothold in the Northeast. “I encounter five

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Hookah No Less Harmful than Cigarettes

  Hookah No Less Harmful than Cigarettes

That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth, warns

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HIV Prevalence: Mizoram 2nd Highest in India

  HIV Prevalence: Mizoram 2nd Highest in India

With more than 7,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and more than a thousand having died of complications associated with the

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Medicine Procurement to be Decentralized in Arunachal

  Medicine Procurement to be Decentralized in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Rajesh Tacho said that the state government has decided to decentralise medicine procurement

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Highest Death in Mizoram due to Cancer

  Highest Death in Mizoram due to Cancer

The disease that causes the highest number of death in Mizoram is cancer. As per record, over 3,137 people including

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