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Sun, 18 Feb 2018

Northeast Today

Health

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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 ‘focus districts’ under the Central Government’s ambitious ‘Mission Indradhanush’. ‘Mission

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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 to six new cases of kidney cancer every month where

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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 a new study. Hookah or water pipe is the new

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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 disease since 1990, Mizoram is the state with the second

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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 to improve the health care delivery system. While interacting with

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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 1,847 males and 1,290 females died of cancer in the

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India’s H1N1 Virus Deadlier than Ever

  India’s H1N1 Virus Deadlier than Ever

Swine flu – influenza A (H1N1) pandemic 2009 virus – that has killed over 1,500 people and left more than

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Know H1N1 Well to Stop It, Basic Facts About Swine Flu

  Know H1N1 Well to Stop It, Basic Facts About Swine Flu

The growing epidemic of swine flu has triggered a scare in Assam. Reports of death of two patients and infection

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Sad Movies Might Leave You with Some Extra Kilos

  Sad Movies Might Leave You with Some Extra Kilos

A depressing day could be overlooked only if you have a heartbreaking movie to watch along with a bowl of

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First Swine Flu Case Detected in Manipur

  First Swine Flu Case Detected in Manipur

The first case of swine flu in Manipur was detected in Imphal on Friday when a suspected H1N1 (Swine Flu)

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First Swine Flu Case Reported in Assam

  First Swine Flu Case Reported in Assam

With swine flu wreaking havoc in the rest of the country, the deadly H1N1 virus has already reached Assam. Two

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Assam Gears up for Swine Flu

  Assam Gears up for Swine Flu

The Centre has sent to Assam 1,000 Oseltamivir packs, an antiviral medication used to treat influenza A and influenza B,

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Northeast States Sounds Swine Flu Alert

  Northeast States Sounds Swine Flu Alert

The northeastern states have sounded a high alert to prevent the spread of swine flu in the bordering region even

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New Drug Raises Hope for HIV Vaccine

  New Drug Raises Hope for HIV Vaccine

In a major step against HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS, scientists have announced the creation of

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Man Behind Thousand Smiles

  Man Behind Thousand Smiles

Doctors are often termed as an another form of God, illuminating many lives in their single lifetime. This can be

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Assam Has Highest Maternal & Infant Mortality Rates

  Assam Has Highest Maternal & Infant Mortality Rates

Assam has emerged the state with highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the country, and the worst affected in

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In Rural India, Wrong Treatments Major Killer

  In Rural India, Wrong Treatments Major Killer

A large number of children die from diarrhoea and pneumonia in rural India due to wrong treatments provided by medical

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