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College of Nursing and Mobile Eye Surgic Jamshedpur, July 31 (IBNS): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday inaugurated the College of Nursing and also the MESU (Mobile Eye Surgical Unit) Project at the Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur. 31-Jul-2016
Robotic Surgery Fellowships in Urology, Mumbai/ Chennai, July 29 (IBNS): Vattikuti Foundation, a non-profit focused on promoting robotic cancer surgeries, has put in place application process for two more Vattikuti Fellowships in Urology and Gynaecology at leading Hospitals in Mumbai and Chennai. 30-Jul-2016
Breastfeeding within hour of birth provi New York, July 30 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Fridaythat some 77 million of the world’s newborns – or 1 in 2 – are not breastfed within the first hour of birth, depriving them of essential nutrients and antibodies and thus exposing them to an increased risk of death. 30-Jul-2016
Robotic Surgery Fellowships in Urology, Mumbai/ Chennai, July 29 (IBNS): Vattikuti Foundation, a non-profit focused on promoting robotic cancer surgeries, has put in place application process for two more Vattikuti Fellowships in Urology and Gynaecology at leading Hospitals in Mumbai and Chennai. 29-Jul-2016
Creating awareness only way of eliminati Mumbai, July 27 (IBNS): 'Elimination' is this year's theme for the World Hepatitis Day, observed every year on Thursday by World Health Organization (WHO). 27-Jul-2016
Scale up efforts against hepatitis: WHO Hepatitis is preventable and treatable but continues to be an acute public health challenge globally and in countries of WHO South-East Asia Region. Viral hepatitis kills approximately 350 000 people every year in the Region. It is responsible for more deaths than HIV and malaria together, and is second only to tuberculosis as a major cause of death among communicable diseases. Globally, and in the Region the number of deaths due to viral hepatitis is increasing. There is need for immediate and urgent action to arrest the spread of hepatitis. 27-Jul-2016
Columbia Asia receives $101 million inve Kolkata, July 27 (IBNS): Columbia Asia announced on Wednesday that it is receiving $101 million in investment from Mitsui & Co., Ltd., an official release notified. 27-Jul-2016
Research suggests diabetes could be due London, July 25 (IBNS) The significant role of beta cell ‘hubs’ in the pancreas has been demonstrated for the first time, suggesting that diabetes may due to the failure of a privileged few cells, rather than the behaviour of all cells. 25-Jul-2016
2252 persons with minor, major injuries Srinagar, July 23 (IBNS) Amid violence in the state, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday informed that in past 10 days, 2252 persons with minor and major injuries have been treated in various hospitals. 23-Jul-2016
Warning on tobacco product packages to c New Delhi, Jul 22 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare) Anupriya Patel, informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that the central government has mandated that the size of health warnings on tobacco product packages will be 85 per cent of the main display area. 22-Jul-2016
Nigeria: Health disaster in Borno State, Abuja, July 21 (IBNS) The health situation in Borno State in northeast Nigeria is critical. At least 500,000 people who are either displaced or cut off in enclaves outside the State capital of Maiduguri are in urgent need of food, medical care, drinking water and shelter. 21-Jul-2016
Cabinet approves establishment of new AI New Delhi, July 20 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for establishment of new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). 20-Jul-2016
Medical records show long-term effects o Birmingham, July 20 (IBNS): New findings from the University of Birmingham challenge the 'transient' nature of 'mini-strokes' and provide insight into the long term impact of an under-recognised condition. 20-Jul-2016
Sharing our thoughts can help beat stres Kolkata, July 19 (IBNS): Stress creates anxiety and anxiety creates disorder, which is harmful for a normal human life. Stress when clubbed with obsessive compulsive disorder makes the person unmanageable and is on border line personality disorder. But expert opines that one can beat stress by following certain tips. 19-Jul-2016
Sanofi India expands diabetes portfolio, Kolkata/Mumbai, July 19 (IBNS): Sanofi-Synthelabo (India) Private Limited announced the launch of two drugs for type 2 diabetes patients in India: Lyxumia (lixisenatide) and Zemiglo (gemigliptin), an official release said. 19-Jul-2016
Countries start to act on noncommunicabl Geneva, July 18 (IBNS) A new WHO report highlights the need to intensify national action to meet the global targets governments have agreed to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases. 18-Jul-2016
Cancer-fighting gene immunotherapy shows Boston, July 16 (IBNS): A type of immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. 16-Jul-2016
Zika epidemic likely to end within three London, July 15 (IBNS) The current Zika epidemic in Latin America is likely to burn itself out within three years, suggests new research. 15-Jul-2016
Botched up cataract surgery:NHRC sends n New Delhi, July 15 (IBNS) The National Human Rights Commission on Friday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that in Hyderabad, 7 persons lost an eye each after botched up cataract surgery at the government run Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital. 15-Jul-2016
8-year-old undergoes first Electrophysio Kolkata, July 14 (IBNS): Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah, announced the first Electrophysiology (EP) Study done on an 8 year old girl in Eastern India. 14-Jul-2016
Samantha Kochhar appointed Deputy Chief New Delhi, July 13 (IBNS) In what is a matter of great honour for the Indian hairdressing community, renowned hair designer and make up artist, Samantha Kochhar, has been appointed the Deputy Chief Expert Hairdressing by World Skills International. 13-Jul-2016
Apollo Hospitals signs MoU with Stanford New Delhi,July 11 (IBNS) Apollo Hospitals today announced that it recently signed a MoU with Stanford University for the Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (SAATHI) related to South Asians and Chronic Disease. 11-Jul-2016
Kerala imposes fat tax on fast foods Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IBNS): In a first for the nation, Kerala on Friday imposed a 14.5 percent fat tax on fast foods sold through branded outlets, reports said. 09-Jul-2016
Research finds that antibiotics are unne Birmingham, July 7 (IBNS) New research from the University of Birmingham has found that a number of policies used by childcare providers for conjunctivitis are contrary to national guidance, and lead to unnecessary prescription of antibiotics and exclusion of children from nurseries. 07-Jul-2016
RTIICS concludes World Brain Tumor Aware Kolkata, July 5 (IBNS): Rabindranath Tagore International Institute Of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS), a leading multi-specialty hospital in Eastern India recently concluded the 'World Brain Tumor Awareness Month' by organizing an interactive session to discuss various aspects of the brain tumor management which saw participation of more than 150 people including brain tumor survivors, their relatives and a panel of doctors from Neurology, Neuro-Surgery and Oncology department at the hospital. 05-Jul-2016
Cabinet approves MoU between India and T New Delhi, July 5 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Tanzania in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy. 05-Jul-2016
Indus Net Technologies help people thank Kolkata, July 4 (IBNS): Observing Doctors’ Day, Cipla with Indus Net Technologies (as digital partners) have developed a project named TXDoctor.in which is a responsive website for thanking Doctors on this Doctors Day celebrated on July 1. 04-Jul-2016
Organ donation should become a social mo New Delhi, July 2 (IBNS): While noting that donating organs is a gift of life and is an altruistic, egalitarian and essentially moral act, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare urged people to come forward and donate organs to save lives. 02-Jul-2016
Contact lenses help fit into social circ New Delhi, July 1 (IBNS): A recent iConnect-Unframe, all India survey commissioned by Bausch + Lomb India, reveals that young Indians between the age group 13-20 years are increasingly adopting contact lenses to fit in their social circle. Linking it to self-confidence, close to 60% of contact lens users wear them to feel accepted and blend with the peers. 01-Jul-2016
South Korea: 6th Zika case confirmed Seoul, July 1 (IBNS): South Korea on Friday confirmed sixth Zika virus infection in a woman, media reports said. 01-Jul-2016
UN, global health officials meet in Sout New York, July 1 (Just Earth News): After recent outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and yellow fever, senior health officials from the United Nations, Governments and other institutions are prioritizing global health security preparedness given ongoing concerns about national health systems that are weak, fragmented and under-funded. 01-Jul-2016
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