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There is an acute shortage of general ph Kolkata, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Medicon International 2016, the third international conference on Advanced Clinical Medicine, was recently held in Kolkata. 30-Dec-2016
Dr KK Aggarwal takes oath as IMA's Natio Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IBNS): Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal was on Wednesday sworn in as the 88th President of Indian Medical Association. 28-Dec-2016
Kolkata Police creates green corridor on Kolkata, Dec 25 (IBNS): The Kolkata Traffic Police successfully arranged a green corridor on Sunday night, when the city was busy in celebrating Christmas, to facilitate organ transplant, reports said. 25-Dec-2016
Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccin Geneva, Dec 23 (IBNS): An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to results published on Friday in The Lancet. 23-Dec-2016
Know The Causes and Types of Diabetes 21-Dec-2016
Apollo Munich Health Insurance picks up New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): Leading health insurer Apollo Munich Health Insurance has bagged the 'Best Health Insurance Company Award' at the recently held India Health and Wellness Summit and Awards 2016. 20-Dec-2016
Somalia: UNICEF and partners begin mass New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News): Following a major measles outbreak in Somalia, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners supported a swift delivery of 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to Kismayo along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost the immunity of the some 54,000 children under the age of 10 that are expected to be vaccinated. 20-Dec-2016
Never forget the interaction between can Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): During the MEDICON International 2016, an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, Cardiac Specialist Arjun Ghosh said that a patient, who is undergoing cancer treatment, could face cardiac problems. 20-Dec-2016
Heart failure a major health problem in Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): During an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, Cardiologist Jean McEwan said that heart failure was a persistent and progressive disease in the world, while it was a major health problem in the UK. 20-Dec-2016
Everyone deserves affordable treatment: Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): During a panel discussion at an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, experts agreed that there should be free or affordable treatment facilities in India for all middle class and poor citizens. 19-Dec-2016
Maternal mortality rate is steadily decl Kolkata, Dec 19: During the MEDICON International 2016, an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, Cardiac Specialist Jean McEwan said India's Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) has decreased over the time. 19-Dec-2016
India has the highest number of people w Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): Based on a report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2013, Metabolic Medicine's professor Rebecca Reynolds said that India has the highest number of diabetic patients in the world. 19-Dec-2016
Kolkata hosts international conference, Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): With an aim to exchanging ideas and sharing experiences with trainee doctors, Peerless Hospital and B. K. Roy Research Centre, Association of Physicians of India (West Bengal Chapter) and UK's Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh jointly hosted a two-day international conference on Advanced Clinical Medicine- Medicon International 2016- in Kolkata's Hyatt Regency hotel on Saturday (December 17) and Sunday (December 18). 19-Dec-2016
State level meeting on HIV-AIDS and harm Guwahati, Dec 19 (IBNS) : A state consultation meeting on HIV AIDS and Harm Reduction with Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) was held at Assam Police Headquarters in Guwahati on Monday. 19-Dec-2016
Bangalore based Milann Fertility Center Bangalore, Dec 19 (IBNS): Fertility hospital Milann-The Fertility Center has announced the launch of its latest healthcare facility in Chandigarh. 19-Dec-2016
Kolkata hosts third international confer Kolkata, Dec 18 (IBNS): Kolkata is playing host to a very special programme - MEDICON International 2016 - the third international conference on "Advanced Clinical Medicine", being organised by Peerless Hospital and BK Roy Research Centre, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK and Association of Physicians of India (West Bengal Chapter). 19-Dec-2016
Breathlessness is not a prominent sympto Kolkata, Dec 17 (IBNS): During an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, Respiratory Physician Dr. Simon Hart on Saturday said that breathlessness was not a prominent symptom of hypoxaemia, which is the abnormally low level of oxygen in the blood. 19-Dec-2016
Tata Hospital Mumbai records 100% 'cash New Delhi, Dec 17 (IBNS): Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, which functions under the aegis of Department of Atomic Energy Govt of India, has achieved 100 percent "cashless" transaction through the use of exclusive hospital - specific multipurpose pre- paid “Smartcard” which is infact a unique multipurpose card not only offering the facility to make cashless payments by the patient, but also offering the patient the access to his treatment record by registering the MRD or EMR number, officials said. 17-Dec-2016
Breathlessness is not a prominent sympto Kolkata, Dec 17 (IBNS): During an international conference on advanced clinical medicine in Kolkata, Respiratory Physician Dr. Simon Hart on Saturday said that breathlessness was not a prominent symptom of hypoxaemia, which is the abnormally low level of oxygen in the blood. 17-Dec-2016
Malaria remains acute public health prob New York, Dec 14 (Just Earth News): Despite major progress in the fight against malaria, the mosquito-borne disease remains an acute public health problem, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, home to 90 per cent of the world’s malaria cases, according to an annual flagship report by the World Health Organization (WHO). 14-Dec-2016
UN inaugurates water project in Haiti be New York, Dec 13 (Just Earth News): Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Haiti and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), inaugurated on 8 December a water capture and distribution project in the town of Merger, an hour outside of the Caribbean nation’s capital Port au Prince. 13-Dec-2016
Malnutrition among children in Yemen at New York, Dec 13 (Just Earth News): With Yemen’s health system near collapse, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Mondaythat nearly 2.2 million children are acutely malnourished and require urgent care, while at least 462,000 are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) – a near 200 per cent increase since 2014. 13-Dec-2016
New online portal helps World Health Org New York, Dec 13 (Just Earth News): Marking Universal Health Coverage Day, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new data portal to track global access to universal health coverage, including information about equity of access and where services need to be improved. 13-Dec-2016
Heavy alcohol use changes adolescents’ London, Dec 10 (IBNS): Heavy alcohol use during adolescence alters the development of brain, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. 10-Dec-2016
Assam: Suspected food poisoning incident Guwahati, Dec 9 (IBNS) : Food poisoning incident in Assam's Hojai district has left 3 women dead and two others ill, reports said. 09-Dec-2016
No advice given regarding warning labels New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS): Centre's Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Anupriya Patel, in a written reply to the Lok Sbhha on Friday said that no advice has been given regarding warning labels on fast foods . 09-Dec-2016
Narayana Superspeciality Hospital launch Kolkata, Dec 8 (IBNS): Narayana Superspeciality Hospital launches a comprehensive Brain Tumor Clinic, where clinical tests and examinations to treatment and post operative care would be all available at one place. The clinic will be headed by team of experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiation oncologists such as Dr Nilay Biswas, Dr Dilip Dutta, Dr Suman Mallik, Dr Jyotirup and others. 08-Dec-2016
3rd round of Special Immunisation Drive Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS) : The third round of Special Immunisation Drive to cover the left out and dropped out children and pregnant women will begin in Hailakandi district beginning Dec 12. 06-Dec-2016
Toronto: Meditation with InteraXon's Mus Toronto, Dec 5 (IBNS): Meditation with Muse, for three consecutive days decreases apprehension and uncertainty, enriches the outlook of the person and lowers the heart rate, while longer periods of use creates optimism and reduces amygdala activity associated with the body's stress response, claimed a Toronto-based company InteraXon, which developed Muse, media reports said. 05-Dec-2016
AYUSH Minister seeks suggestions from gl Kolkata, Dec 4 (IBNS) Minister of AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik has sought for suggestions and inputs from Ayurveda researchers and practitioners world over which may be incorporated in the AYUSH Ministry’s works related to streamlining the study and practice of this traditional health science in the country. 05-Dec-2016
SamiDirect launches Magnesium Effervesce New Delhi, Dec 2 (IBNS): SamiDirect has launched a health supplement Magnesium Effervescent, a healthy functional drink to supplement Magnesium in the human body. 02-Dec-2016
Kolkata: The Bengal Chamber of Commerce Kolkata, Dec 1 (IBNS): The Bengal Chamber of Commerce recently took up deceased Donor programme here. 02-Dec-2016
Bihar: Eunuchs take to streets to create Patna, Dec 1 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Dozens of eunuchs dressed in colourful clothes took to the streets on Thursday to create awareness in the society about AIDS which has been claiming many lives every year. 01-Dec-2016
Support Elders: A new destination for el Kolkata, Dec 1 (IBNS): Support Elders, a Kolkata-based social welfare organisation, provides a holistic and integrated care to elderly people. 01-Dec-2016
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