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    Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

Only 44% Women of Assam, Aware of Safe Sex

In a shocking revelation, the latest National Family Health Survey-4 said that only 44.6 percent women in Assam are aware of safe sex, HIV- AIDS and other related issues. Till

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    Plans Afoot to Improve Cancer Care at NEIGRIHMS

Plans Afoot to Improve Cancer Care at NEIGRIHMS

The North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) is presently focusing on improving facilities to treat various forms of cancer and part of these efforts

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    70% Cancer Patients in India Consult Doctor at Terminal Stage

70% Cancer Patients in India Consult Doctor at Terminal Stage

India continues to remain the largest contributor to cancer deaths at 2.2 million every year, of the global figure of 8.8 million, mainly due to 70 per cent of cancer

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    Malaria Causing Superbugs Can Enter India, Warns Scientist

Malaria Causing Superbugs Can Enter India, Warns Scientist

Detection of malaria parasites resistant to the frontline artemisinin (ART) combination therapy in some south Asian countries should worry India, Govindarajan Padmanabhan a top biochemist and malaria researcher at the

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    Litchis Behind Mysterious Child Deaths in Bihar: Study

Litchis Behind Mysterious Child Deaths in Bihar: Study

Eating litchi fruit may be behind the mysterious brain disease that has caused hundreds of unexplained deaths among children in recent years in Bihar, a new study published in the

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    ‘Twice-Daily Radiation Therapy May Cut Cancer Death Risk’

‘Twice-Daily Radiation Therapy May Cut Cancer Death Risk’

Treating head and neck cancer patients with a twice-daily radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy may reduce their risk of death from the disease, a new study has claimed. The study,

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B. Borooah Cancer Institute Comes Under Tata Cancer Institute’s Control

  B. Borooah Cancer Institute Comes Under Tata Cancer Institute’s Control

Following a landmark decision, the Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati will hereafter be an affiliate of the Tata

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20-Minute Exercise is All You Need to be Fit

  20-Minute Exercise is All You Need to be Fit

If you can spare 20 minutes everyday for moderate exercise, it will stimulate your immune system and make you less

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Third of Adults Diagnosed with Asthma May Not Have It: Study

  Third of Adults Diagnosed with Asthma May Not Have It: Study

One third of people with asthma may not actually have the condition either because it has got better, or they

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India Inks $48 Million Pact with World Bank for “Nagaland Health Project”

  India Inks $48 Million Pact with World Bank for “Nagaland Health Project”

NET Bureau India and multilateral lending agency World Bank on Monday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of US$

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Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

  Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

Rabies claims around 20,000 lives in India every year but, in new that cheers, researchers have found a way out

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Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

  Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

The rate of elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) has increased substantially across the globe between 1990 and 2015, researchers report,

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Drug That ‘Melts’ Cancer Cells Approved for Human Use

  Drug That ‘Melts’ Cancer Cells Approved for Human Use

A drug that could “melt away” cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia, a media report said

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Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

  Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

A combination of a common diabetes medication and a drug for treating hypertension may effectively combat a wide range of

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Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

  Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

Deaths related to heart disease go up around Christmas and they are not because of the cold winter season when

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Ebola Vaccine Found Safe and Effective in Human Trials

  Ebola Vaccine Found Safe and Effective in Human Trials

In a large human trial led by the World Health Organisation (WHO), an experimental Ebola vaccine was found highly protective

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Meghalaya Gets Ayurvedic College

  Meghalaya Gets Ayurvedic College

AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik on Thursday inaugurated the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH) to provide health

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