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Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Northeast Today

Health

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    139 Cases of Scrub Typhus Infection Reported in Mizoram

139 Cases of Scrub Typhus Infection Reported in Mizoram

At least 139 scrub typhus cases have been detected at Hauruang village in Lunglei district of Mizoram, state health department officials said. State Nodal officer of the Integrated Disease Surveillance

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    65 People Died of Drug Abuse in Mizoram in 2017

65 People Died of Drug Abuse in Mizoram in 2017

At least 65 people, including 12 women, died from substance abuse in Mizoram last year, according to the records of the state Excise and Narcotics department. Of the 65 drug-related

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    Boy, Whose 22 Litres Blood was Sucked by Hookworms, Cured

Boy, Whose 22 Litres Blood was Sucked by Hookworms, Cured

In a rare case, a 14-year-old boy, whose 22 litres of blood was sucked by hookworms in his small intestine since the last two years, was cured through a deworming

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    Scrub Typhus Virus: One Persons Dies, 47 Infected in Mizoram

Scrub Typhus Virus: One Persons Dies, 47 Infected in Mizoram

One person died and at least 47 people have been infected with suspected scrub typhus virus at Phullen village in Aizawl district, Health department officials said on Friday. Nodal officer

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    Assam CM Launches Free CT Scan Service at Majuli

Assam CM Launches Free CT Scan Service at Majuli

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday launched a free CT Scan service under ‘Chief Minister Free Diagnostic Services’ at Shri Shri Pitambar Dev Goswami Civil Hospital in Majuli island.

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    Centre’s New Year Gift to Northeast: Mobile Air Dispensaries Soon

Centre’s New Year Gift to Northeast: Mobile Air Dispensaries Soon

The central government’s plan to launch mobile air dispensary services — helicopters with equipment and doctors — for medical emergencies in remote and hilly areas of the Northeast region may

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Eating Tomatoes, Apples May Restore Lung Damage in Smokers: Study

  Eating Tomatoes, Apples May Restore Lung Damage in Smokers: Study

A diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, can help restore lung damage caused by smoking, a study suggests.

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Manipur HC Asks RIMS to Respond to Complaints About Facilities

  Manipur HC Asks RIMS to Respond to Complaints About Facilities

The Manipur High Court has directed the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal to file an affidavit by December

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Fortis Charged Adya’s Parents over 1,208% More for Medical Devices: NPPA

  Fortis Charged Adya’s Parents over 1,208% More for Medical Devices: NPPA

The Fortis Memorial hospital in Gurugram charged 1,208-1,737 per cent more than procurement price for much of the medical equipment,

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Cervical Cancer Vaccination Will be Given to Girls Below 14 Years: Sikkim CM

  Cervical Cancer Vaccination Will be Given to Girls Below 14 Years: Sikkim CM

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling attended the silver jubilee celebration of Government Junior High School (JHS) Gumpa Ghurpisey on Sunday.

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Birth Control Pills May up Breast Cancer Risk: Study

  Birth Control Pills May up Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Women who use hormonal contraceptives, including birth control pills, are at an increased risk of breast cancer, a study warns.

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Common Blood Pressure Drug May up Skin Cancer Risk: Study

  Common Blood Pressure Drug May up Skin Cancer Risk: Study

A commonly used blood pressure (BP) medicine may significantly increase the risk of skin cancer, a large-scale study has warned.

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HIV Transmission Shifts From Syringe to Sexual Route in Manipur

  HIV Transmission Shifts From Syringe to Sexual Route in Manipur

The transmission mode of a vast majority of HIV/AIDS cases in Manipur has shifted from sharing of syringes for injecting

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Let’s Not Score Before HIV/AIDS Nets One In

  Let’s Not Score Before HIV/AIDS Nets One In

Partha Prawal Ace filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj, few years back, made a mini feature film (not exactly a short film) starring

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Tobacco Use Rises in Assam, Tripura and Manipur: Report

  Tobacco Use Rises in Assam, Tripura and Manipur: Report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to

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Air Ambulance Service from Guwahati Begins

  Air Ambulance Service from Guwahati Begins

Assam Transport, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary formally launched an air ambulance service at NEDFi (North Eastern Development

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14,632 HIV Positives Identified in Mizoram

  14,632 HIV Positives Identified in Mizoram

Mizoram identified 14,632 HIV positives between October 1990 and March 2017, state health minister Lal Thanzara informed the state legislature

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