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Cabinet approves amendment of the Homoeo New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS): Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave its approval for the amendment of the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. 31-Mar-2015
Kolkata's hospital operates bypass surge Kolkata, Mar 28 (IBNS): Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) successfully treated Rabita Iqbal, a 10-year-old girl from Bangladesh, born with a rare genetic disorder called, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH). 28-Mar-2015
Kolkata hospital provides free health ch Kolkata, Mar 28 (IBNS): Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals in Kolkata has undertook an initiative to provide a free health check-up to the Under 17 Tribal Girls Football team from Jhargram in Paschim Medinipur district. 28-Mar-2015
Drinking raw cow milk increases risk for New York, Mar 27 (IBNS) An analysis conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) found that the risks of drinking raw (unpasteurized) cow’s milk are significant. 26-Mar-2015
Mumbai hospital conducts Deep Brain Stim Mumbai, March 25 (IBNS): For the first time in Asia, neurosurgeons at Jaslok hospital in Mumbai have successfully implanted the most advanced ‘Deep Brain Stimulation’ system in two patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and Dystonia. 26-Mar-2015
Ebola-affected countries need to intensi New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for the “urgent scaling up” of routine immunizations services and distribution of anti-malaria medicines in countries most affected by Ebola in West Africa to counter a growing risk of outbreaks of measles, pertussis, and other vaccine-preventable diseases. 21-Mar-2015
Guinea reports highest weekly Ebola case New York, Mar 20 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has reported the highest weekly number of Ebola cases in Guinea so far this year and noted that while transmission was confined to a narrow geographically contiguous arc straddling the capitals of Guinea and Sierra Leone, the population is highly mobile, thus creating a challenge "to prevent the seeding of new outbreaks." 20-Mar-2015
WHO: Push back against tobacco industry New York, Mar 19 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations health agency on Wednesday welcomed new data showing that non-smoking is becoming the new norm but urged global action to "push back hard" against the tobacco industry, saying, "We do not have the riches of the tobacco industry, but we are right and we are resolved." 19-Mar-2015
'Health at very center of disaster risk New York, Mar 15 (IBNS) The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, powerful storms in the Asia-Pacific region and ongoing conflicts in Syria and elsewhere are all stark reminders that health and stronger health system capacities must be central to the new framework for managing disaster risk currently being discussed in Sendai, Japan, senior United Nations health agency officials emphasized today. 15-Mar-2015
Home, health secretaries review treatmen New Delhi, Mar 14 (IBNS): Union Home Secretary L.C. Goyal and Secretary, Health & Family Welfare B.P. Sharma jointly convened a meeting here on Saturday with the Chief Secretaries/Health Secretaries/Home Secretaries of States and UTs to work out the details with regard to treatment of acid attack victims. 14-Mar-2015
Merlin Group organizes health check-up c Kolkata, Mar 14 (IBNS): Real estate developers, Merlin Group, on Saturday initiated health check up camps for the second consecutive year to offer preliminary health check up to construction workers at their upcoming iconic shopping mall, Acropolis, at Rash Behari Connector in Kolkata. 14-Mar-2015
Two UN agencies combine expertise in new New York, Mar 12 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesdayannounced they are combining their expertise in public health and logistics in a new partnership to bring the Ebola outbreak down to zero in West Africa. 12-Mar-2015
President to inaugurate international se New Delhi, Mar 11(IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate 'Swachhagraha', a two day 'International Seminar on Clean and Capable India of Gandhiji's Dreams' here on Thursday. 11-Mar-2015
Juhi bats for women's health at opening Gurgaon, Mar 9 (IBNS): W Hospital, a specialty hospital for women, opened in the presence of actress Juhi Chawla, renowned women healthcare specialist, Dr. Pramod Kumar Sharma, and other dignitaries. 09-Mar-2015
PM launches indigenously developed vacci New Delhi, Mar 9 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first indigenously developed and manufactured Rotavirus vaccine: 'Rotavac.' 09-Mar-2015
Swine flu: Pakistani rights group advise Karachi, Mar 7 (IBNS): A rights group in Pakistan has advised people against traveling to India as swine flu has claimed nearly 1000 lives in the neighbouring nation, media reports said. 07-Mar-2015
Swine flu toll continues to soar in Raja Jaipur, Mar 6(IBNS) With nine more deaths over the past 24 hours, the swine flu toll in Rajasthan on Friday stood at 295 since January 1, 2015. 06-Mar-2015
Infosys Science Foundation hosts public Bangalore , Mar 4 (IBNS): The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) in association with National Centre of Biological Sciences(NCBS) on Wednesday organized a public lecture by Infosys Prize Life Sciences Jury Chair Dr. Inder Verma. 04-Mar-2015
WHO spotlights risks of noise-induced he New York, Mar 4 (IBNS): More than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to devote International Ear Care Day to "Making Listening Safe" on Tuesday. 04-Mar-2015
UN urges to stay on course to eradicate New Delhi Mar 4 (IBNS): Representatives of United Nations organizations engaged in the response against Ebola on Tuesday pledged their support to the worst-affected West African countries in "each stage of this journey; the drive to zero, the early recovery, the medium and longer term development." 04-Mar-2015
Over 5 billion people devoid of essentia New York, Mar 4 (IBNS): Three quarters of the world population has no access to proper pain relief treatment, according to a report by the United Nations body charged with overseeing Governments’ compliance with international drug control treaties, which was released in London on Tuesday. 04-Mar-2015
Swine flu deaths close to 1100 New Delhi, Mar 2(IBNS) As the swine flu rage continues unabated, the toll has shot up to 1,075 with more deaths and the number of affected people across the country has reached close to the 20,000-mark. 02-Mar-2015
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