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Self-repairing cancer cells future of tr New York, Mar 25 (IBNS) With narrow bodies and no collarbones, mice are able to squeeze through holes as small as a quarter-inch in diameter. 25-Mar-2016
Malaria family tree has bird roots New York, Mar 25 (IBNS) A study published this week in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution reveals a new hypothesis on the evolution of hundreds of species of malaria – including the form that is deadly to humans. 25-Mar-2016
Awards presented to journalists for best New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 23 (IBNS): In the run-up to World TB Day on Thursday, the REACH Lilly MDR-TB Partnership Media Awards 2016 were presented in New Delhi on Tuesday to recognize outstanding and responsible reporting on tuberculosis (TB). 23-Mar-2016
Cadila Pharmaceuticals initiates awarene New Delhi, Mar 23 (IBNS): Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, one of India's largest privately held pharmaceuticals companies, is planning various activities across India to raise awareness about Tuberculosis on World TB Day, that will be observed on Thursday. 23-Mar-2016
Cadila Pharmaceuticals initiates awarene New Delhi, Mar 23 (IBNS): Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, one of India's largest privately held pharmaceuticals companies, is planning various activities across India to raise awareness about Tuberculosis on World TB Day, that will be observed on Thursday. 23-Mar-2016
Infosys undertakes sanitation drive: com Bhubaneswar, Mar 21 (IBNS) Infosys Foundation in association with Akanksha, the CSR arm of Infosys Bhubaneswar, announced the successful completion of construction of 365 toilets in 110 schools of Odisha, as part of its endeavor to support the Prime Minister's 'Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan' mission in two phases. 23-Mar-2016
Bangladesh reports first Zika case Dhaka, Mar 22 (IBNS): Bangladesh confirmed that the country has recorded the first Zika case in 2014. 22-Mar-2016
Janssen India donates 600 courses of SIR Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Janssen India, the pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd. confirmed on Tuesday that it has donated 600 courses of SIRTURO (bedaquiline) to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) of India for use as part of a conditional access program. 22-Mar-2016
Access to TB care has expanded substanti New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS): The South-East Asia Region has achieved the 2015 Millennium Development Goal of halting and reversing TB incidence. It has also achieved the Stop TB Partnership's target of halving the TB mortality and prevalence rates compared to 1990 levels, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Poonam Khetrapal said during her speech on World TB Day Event. 21-Mar-2016
Government to roll out new drug for trea New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS) The central government is launching a drug called Bedaquiline on Monday for the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB), according to media reports. 21-Mar-2016
Fortis Hospital, Anandapur takes up Swac Kolkata, Mar 21 (IBNS) In support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission, Fortis Hospital Anandapur initiated a Cleanliness campaign, “Clean Kolkata, Green Kolkata”, to create increased awareness that good health and cleanliness are closely related. 21-Mar-2016
Indivac launches Awareness Means Safety Kolkata, March 19 (IBNS): Indivac, India’s first professional at-home vaccination services, on Thursday launched Awareness Means Safety, an initiative to highlight the need of vaccination for cervical cancer patients. 19-Mar-2016
Mauritius Health Minister calls on India New Delhi, Ma r 18 (IBNS) Anil Kumar Singh Gayan, Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Republic of Mauritius called on the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda, here on Friday. 18-Mar-2016
Educate people on healthcare instead of New Delhi, Mar 18 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday advised media to go for sustained campaign on issues like healthcare and play a role in educating the people, instead of "propaganda of different types which indoctrinates people". 18-Mar-2016
Surgeon Anupama Rajanbabu completes 100 Kochi, Mar 15 (IBNS) Robotic Surgeon Anupama Rajanbabu from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences completed 100 Robotic Surgeries in the area of gynaecology cancer successfully in Kochi on Monday. 16-Mar-2016
Measures being taken to preserve ethnic New Delhi, Mar 15 (IBNS) Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare, in a written reply to the Raj Sabha on Tuesday said, the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has been implementing a Tribal Health Care Research Programme (THCRP), which aims at collecting information on folk medicines / traditional practices prevalent in different parts of India besides extending health care services to tribal population. 15-Mar-2016
NPCDCS under National Health Mission to New Delhi, Mar 15 (IBNS) Union Health Minister, J P Nadda, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday said that the Central Government is implementing the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) under National Health Mission (NHM) for interventions upto the district level. 15-Mar-2016
P&G discontinues manufacture and sale of Mumbai, Mar 15 (IBNS) In a letter to the National Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Procter and Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd (P&G) has informed that the company has discontinued manufacture and sale of its product Vicks Action 500 Extra following a notification from the Union government. 15-Mar-2016
Doctor speaks of using Remote Monitoring Kolkata, Mar 14 (IBNS) Enhancing the quality of life of patient with implanted cardiac device is now available in Kolkata with the advancement of industry’s new age technology and therapy, Remote Monitoring or Home Monitoring. 14-Mar-2016
Pfizer stops sale of Corex cough syrup i Mumbai, Mar 14 (IBNS) Pharmaceutical major Pfizer has stopped manufacture and sale of popular cough syrup Corex with immediate effect after a ban by the Government. 14-Mar-2016
Link between gum disease and cognitive d London, Mar 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A new study, jointly led by the University of Southampton and King’s College London, has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. 14-Mar-2016
Water and sanitation likely to be best a New York, Mar 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Improving water and sanitation services may be the best answer to addressing the outbreak of the Zika virus, according to United Nations human rights experts, who stress that such critical factors should not be in the shadow of hi-tech solutions being considered. 12-Mar-2016
NASA, Air Force perform rescue operation California, Mar 11 (IBNS) NASA astronaut Suni Williams cannonballs off a Boeing CST-100 Starliner test article after NASA engineers and Air Force pararescuemen climbed aboard the spacecraft to simulate rescuing astronauts in the event of an emergency during launch or ascent. 11-Mar-2016
Syed Ali Geelani admitted in hospital Srinagar, Mar 10 (IBNS) Senior separatist leader and APHC chairman Syed Ali Geelani was admitted at a hospital in New Delhi after he complained of chest pain on Thursday. 10-Mar-2016
Gujarat: Three die after consuming bhaan Mehsana/Gujarat, Mar 10 (IBNS) Three people have died after consuming bhaang on mahashivratri in Gujarat's Mehsana district, according to reports. 10-Mar-2016
UNAIDS piloting new mobile platform to b New York, Mar 10(Just Earth News/IBNS):Starting this month, a thousand people living with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire will receive additional health information through their mobile phones, the United Nations agency leading the world’s HIV/AIDS response announced on Wednesday. 10-Mar-2016
West Bengal: School students fall sick a Kolkata, Mar 9 (IBNS): Hundreds of school students became ill on Wednesday in several districts of West Bengal, after having government-provided deworming tablets, reports said. 10-Mar-2016
Standardization of medical care for obes Kolkata, Mar 9 (IBNS) Considering the fast increasing numbers of bariatric surgeries performed in India and other Asian countries, standardization of medical care for obese and diabetic patients has become very important., said Dr. B Ramana, the new director of the International Bariatric Club (IBC). 09-Mar-2016
UN health agency warns more cases of Zik New York, Mar 9 (IBNS):The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said the latest update on Zika virus is ‘alarming,’ with more cases expected in the coming months in a larger geographic area, and warned that modes of transion now include sexual intercourse as well as mosquito bites. 09-Mar-2016
Union health minister informs Rajya Sabh New Delhi, Mar 8 (IBNS) Union health minister J P Nadda, in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, said that no funds have been provided for upgradation of state food testing laboratories from 2012-13 to 2015-16 as far as the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is concerned. 08-Mar-2016
Tata Steel inaugurates Tata Digital Heal Jamshedpur/ Kolkata, Mar 3 (IBNS): Tata Steel on Thursday launched the Tata Digital Health services at Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur. 03-Mar-2016
Cholera-like disease ‘piggybacking’ London, Mar 2 (IBNS) New research just published has highlighted how El Nino could be transporting and spreading waterborne diseases like cholera thousands of miles, across oceans, with significant impacts for public health. 02-Mar-2016
First gene for grey hair found London, Mar 2 (IBNS) The first gene identified for greying hair has been discovered by an international UCL-led study, confirming greying has a genetic component and is not just environmental. 02-Mar-2016
Setting up of new cancer research centre New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS) In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Union health minister J P Nadda stated India has prepared and adopted a National Action Plan and Monitoring Framework for Non Communicable Diseases in response to a WHO resolution on cancer prevention and control. 01-Mar-2016
Govt. issues travel advisory over Zika v New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has issued travel advisory that pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant should defer or cancel their travel to the affected areas. 01-Mar-2016
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