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New treatment for antibiotic resistant b Birmingham, Mar 31 (IBNS): A study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, describes a new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases with benefits for patients and healthcare providers. 31-Mar-2017
Prostate and male hormone deficiency com Ghaziabad, Mar 30 (IBNS): With increase in average life span there is a significant population of elderly people. In this group of people, symptoms like mood swings, anxiety, nervousness, loss of libido, fatigue tiredness, sexual dysfunction, sleep dysfunction, sleep disturbances could be because of age related androgen deficiency. 30-Mar-2017
Decoding the causes of foot problem in d CMO, Swami Parmanand Chikitsalaya Yoga Avam Anusandhan Kendra, Dr Thampi decodes the cause of foot problems due to diabetes. 30-Mar-2017
Sanofi and Regeneron announce FDA approv Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 29 (IBNS): Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection, the first and only biologic medicine approved for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies, or when those therapies are not advisable. 29-Mar-2017
Oncology surgeons from North East India Guwahati, Mar 28 (IBNS):The Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute based in Guwahati saw an unusual rise in footfalls last week. 28-Mar-2017
Mental health care bill passed in Lok Sa New Delhi, Mar 27 (IBNS): Mental health care bill that decriminalises any suicide attempt was passed in Lok Sabha, on Monday. 27-Mar-2017
A little vigorous exercise may help boos London, Mar 25 (IBNS): As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study led by a researcher at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 25-Mar-2017
Tata Trusts and People For Animals to la Mumbai, Mar 25 (IBNS): Tata Trusts in partnership with People For Animals have announced on Saturday their collaboration to build a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty veterinary hospital and emergency clinic that will serve the needs of all domestic and farm animals at accessible and affordable rates, an official release stated. 25-Mar-2017
Private sector should be involved to eli Jaipur, Mar 24 (IBNS): Against the backdrop of renewed efforts to control tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, the need to ponder upon the improved methods to estimate the public health impact of TB programs is quintessential. The nation has stepped progressively in 2017 but, after 50 years of TB control activities, the disease still remains a major health challenge in India. Tuberculosis falls under the category of curable and eradicable diseases. Yet, despite a drastic decline in the disease burden of TB in the past decade the disease continues to affect a sizable section of population in rural and urban belts of the country. On account of World Tuberculosis day, The IIHMR University Jaipur shares important insights and its contribution in TB prevention and control at national and regional level. 24-Mar-2017
DLF Foundation installs second CB-NAAT m Gurgaon, Mar 24 (IBNS): The state government’s efforts to move towards a ‘TB free India’ got a shot in the arm with the installation of Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (CB-NAAT) machine, ahead of World TB Day at Wazirabad Primary Health Centre on Wednesday. 24-Mar-2017
President of India urges all to work for New Delhi, Mar 23 (IBNS): President of India Pranab Mukherjee has called upon all stakeholders to redouble their efforts for an early achievement of the goal of TB elimination on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day. 23-Mar-2017
Chicken pox strikes seven Bihar district Patna, March 23 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Chicken pox, a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus, has struck Bihar in a virulent form at this time. 23-Mar-2017
Potential early warning signs of osteopo Surrey, Mar 23 (IBNS): In the first study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey examined bone resportion (the breakdown of bone tissue by osteoclast cells) in over 370 pre and post-menopausal South Asian and white Caucasian women in the UK. 23-Mar-2017
Potential early warning signs of osteopo Surrey, Mar 23 (IBNS): In the first study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey examined bone resportion (the breakdown of bone tissue by osteoclast cells) in over 370 pre and post-menopausal South Asian and white Caucasian women in the UK. 23-Mar-2017
India’s research efforts should focus New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reiterating its commitment to the theme Unite to End TB on World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) believes there is a need for a greater focus on research in multi-drug resistant TB (MDR- TB). 22-Mar-2017
Stigma attached to mental disorders lead Coimbatore, Mar 21 (IBNS): More than 100 million people in India-over 10 percent of the population – suffer from mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, but the society's views about these are clouded by several misconceptions, with exorcism and magic still considered a part of treatment in rural India and even some urban areas, said experts assembled at Amrita University for a three-day workshop on global mental health. 21-Mar-2017
Link between vitamin D treatment and aut London, Mar 21 (IBNS): Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland researchers have discovered. 21-Mar-2017
Protein could prevent brain damage cause London, Mar 21 (IBNS): A small protein that could protect the brain from stroke-induced injury has been discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland and Monash University. 21-Mar-2017
End-of-life planning talks often fail to London, Mar 21 (IBNS): Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions. 21-Mar-2017
South-East Asia countries adopt Call for New Delhi, Mar 16 (IBNS) Health Ministers from countries in WHO South-East Asia Region which bear half the global TB burden, and WHO on Thursday signed a Call for Action for Ending TB, pledging to scale-up efforts and implement adequately funded, innovative, multisectoral and comprehensive measures to achieve the global target to end the disease by 2030. 16-Mar-2017
Union Health Minister Nadda apprises Lok New Delhi, Mar 16 (IBNS): Union Health Minister JP Nadda said on Thursday that the National Health Policy proposes raising public health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of GDP in a time bound manner. 16-Mar-2017
Columbia Asia Hospitals Pune highlights Pune, Mar 14 (IBNS): With changing lifestyles, more women entering the urban workforce and shifting reproductive behaviors, the health concerns being faced by women have also witnessed a shift in recent years. 14-Mar-2017
India TB Caucus launched to accelerate e Kolkata/New Delhi, Mar 10 (IBNS): Over 30 members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Legislative Assembly came together for the launch of the India TB Caucus, a network of elected representatives committed to end TB in India. 10-Mar-2017
New research finds infants are more expo London, Mar 9 (IBNS): Babies in prams accompanying older siblings on the school run are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study has found. 09-Mar-2017
When robots ease the pain of women’s h New Delhi, Mar 9 (IBNS): In India, the medical community has been boldly embracing a revolutionary surgical option to help women conquer an increasing range of gynaecological maladies. 09-Mar-2017
Research into palliative care top priori London, Mar 9 (IBNS): In the first ever study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey with funding from the UK Oncology Nursing Society surveyed cancer patients and nurses to help identify priorities for future research into oncology nursing and how it should be delivered. 09-Mar-2017
Army organises Anaemia Awareness Campaig New Delhi, Mar 8 (IBNS): Anaemia is a common ailment among women which effects up to 60% of women and 80-90% preschool children in our country but a majority of these cases are preventable or can be treated easily, improving the quality of life of the women and children in the society. 08-Mar-2017
Robotic surgery joins the fight against New Delhi, Mar 7 (IBNS): As Women’s Day approaches, women’s countless courageous battles and stories of their successes make headlines. But there’s one battle that women wage that is getting increasingly skewed. 08-Mar-2017
Eastern region's first successful NGS pr Guwahati, Mar 7 (IBNS): In a remarkable development in the field of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF or test tube baby), and giving a hope to many couples suffering from childlessness, Guwahati-based Institute of Human Reproduction (IHR) has successfully undertaken a latest method in IVF to deliver a healthy baby. 07-Mar-2017
Industry hub Pune looks to add robots fo Pune, Mar 7 (IBNS): India’s leading automobile and manufacturing hub Pune and no stranger to shop floor robots, will soon see city hospitals add surgical robots in their operation theatres to bring succour to cancer patients. 07-Mar-2017
Early periods associated with risk of ge Queensland, Mar 6 (IBNS): The age at which girls start menstruating could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to a University of Queensland study. 06-Mar-2017
The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 Geneva, Mar 6 (IBNS): More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of are attributable to unhealthy environments. 06-Mar-2017
West Bengal Assembly passes Clinical Est Kolkata, Mar 3 (IBNS): The West Bengal Assembly on Friday passed the West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017. 03-Mar-2017
New TB drug candidates developed from so Washington, Mar 3 (IBNS): A new treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is set to be developed using compounds derived from bacteria that live in soil - according an international collaboration of researchers, including the University of Warwick. 03-Mar-2017
New study reveals air pollution can alte London, Mar 3 (IBNS): Researchers from the University of Leicester have for the first time discovered that bacteria that cause respiratory infections are directly affected by air pollution - increasing the potential for infection and changing the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment. 03-Mar-2017
Contaminated PHD potable water supply bl Bhubaneswar, Mar 3 (IBNS): In Odisha, contaminated potable water supplied by the Public Health Department (PHD) has been allegedly the major cause of jaundice outbreak in Cuttack, according to media reports. 03-Mar-2017
Kolkata: Apollo Gleneagles CEO Rupali Ba Kolkata, Mar 2 (IBNS): President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)-Eastern Region of Kolkata's Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Rupali Basu, resigned from her post on Thursday, amid prolonged controversy over the death of a patient, reports said. 02-Mar-2017
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