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Health minister asks for the formation o New Delhi, Jan 29 (IBNS): Union health minister J P Nadda, on Friday, held a high level meeting with his senior officials and the All India Institute of Medical Science to take stock of the situation arising from the spread of Zika virus being reported from some countries. 29-Jan-2016
Ministry of Science and Technology devel New Delhi, Jan 28 (IBNS): Union minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan dedicated to the nation on Thursday a low cost motorized wheelchair, called Locomo, developed by the Department of Biotechnology under the Make-in-India initiative. 28-Jan-2016
More than 60% women in 15-49 year age-gr Kolkata, Jan 28 (IBNS): More than 60 percent women in the 15-49 year age-group in West Bengal suffer from anaemia, reveals the National Family Health Survey 2015-2016. 28-Jan-2016
National Family Health Survey: Tobacco u New Delhi, Jan 28 (IBNS) Consumption of tobacco has come down by a little more than 11 per cent in West Bengal, according to the recent reports released by the National Family Health Survey. 28-Jan-2016
One in every two children in West Bengal Kolkata, Jan 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS): More than half the children under 5 years are still Anaemic in West Bengal, as the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 4, 2015-‘16) data highlight. 27-Jan-2016
Seven die, more than 1,000 affected in j Shimla, Jan 27 (IBNS) Seven people have so far died and more than 1,000 have been affected of jaundice following a severe outbreak of jaundice in Shimla over the past month, reports said. 27-Jan-2016
Governments must act to reverse alarming New York, Jan 26 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Facing a global epidemic in childhood obesity with the number of overweight children under five on track to jump from 42 million to 70 million over the next decade, a United Nations report on Monday called on governments to reverse the trend by promoting healthy foods and physical activity. 26-Jan-2016
Dealing with epidemics presents growth: Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan 22 (IBNS): The recent Ebola epidemic challenged leaders of all nations and sectors and brought to light the need for resiliency and infrastructure to prevent and mitigate risks of future outbreaks. 23-Jan-2016
Health Ministry releases results from 1s New Delhi, Jan 19 (IBNS): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday released the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. 19-Jan-2016
Electro magnetic field radiation from mo Kolkata, Jan 18 (IBNS): TRAI experts on Monday said that electro magnetic Field Radiation from mobile phone towers are not hazardous. 18-Jan-2016
Panic grips J&K over polio 'rumour' Srinagar, Jan 17 (IBNS) Hospitals in Srinagar and other hospitals of the Kashmir valley witnessed a massive rush after rumours of children's death due to polio vaccine surfaced in the state on Sunday. 17-Jan-2016
New Ebola case in Sierra Leone; WHO cont New York, Jan 15 (IBNS) A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, reflecting the ongoing risk of new flare-ups of the virus in affected countries, WHO confirmed on Friday. 15-Jan-2016
Health Aggregator Zoctr raises an undisc Mumbai, Jan 15 (IBNS) Mumbai-headquartered Zoctr, a first-of-its-kind Patient Centric Health Aggregator Platform has raised an undisclosed sum from the Times Group (Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd.) under its innovative Brand Capital Incubator Funding Model that provides funding for long-term brand building and advertising needs of growth oriented companies against equity participation. 15-Jan-2016
10% of patients worldwide are affected d Jaipur, Jan 12 (IBNS): Unsafe use of medication is a major issue in health care in both developed and developing countries, causing millions of patient injuries and costing billions of dollars to health-care systems. 12-Jan-2016
Dettol partners with Nashik Kumbh for un New Delhi, Jan 12 (IBNS): Kumbh Mela, one of the world's largest religious congregations, last year witnessed approx 30 million people and pilgrims from across the country over a period of 58 days. 12-Jan-2016
Kolkata hits the road for underprivilege Kolkata, Jan 11 (IBNS) In a bid to create cancer awareness among underprivileged cancer patients, citizens of Kolkata took to the road on Sunday morning, covering a base of four kilometers in an hour's walk from Park Street to its surrounding area. 11-Jan-2016
ISCR voices optimism for Clinical Resear Kolkata, Jan 6 (IBNS): Underscoring the role and relevance of clinical research in meeting the needs of patients in India and the value that clinical research can derive for all stakeholders, the Indian Society for Clinical Research on Wednesday announced that the theme of its 9th Annual Conference is Clinical Research in India: Patients First and Research for India. 06-Jan-2016
Kolkata: Chittaranjan cancer hospital ac Kolkata, Jan 6 (IBNS) Family of a cancer patient on Tuesday alleged that Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in Kolkata provided expired medicine for chemotherapy. 06-Jan-2016
Baichung Bhutia lends support to walk fo Kolkata, Jan 6 (IBNS): Former India captain Baichung Bhutia, who himself saw his father suffering from cancer, is lending his support to a walk in Kolkata to raise awareness and support the victims of the deadly disease from the Northeast region in particular. 06-Jan-2016
Kolkata: Digitalized Clinical Support Sy Kolkata, Jan 4 (IBNS): West Bengal Health Department on Monday launched Clinical Support System (CSS) in Kolkata's Nil Ratan Sarkar (NRS) Medical College and Hospital to save patients' details in a digital archive 04-Jan-2016
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