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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Northeast Today

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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 suffering from sickle cell anaemia, a hereditary blood disorder to

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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 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded by the US

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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 non-communicable diseases and occupational related diseases, the ‘AYUSH’ system of

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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 Triangle – Asia’s main opium producing area – has made

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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 by seeking evidence that smoking causes cancer. This despite the

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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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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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