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Increase in number of Zika virus cases i Calgary, Aug 30 (IBNS): According to Alberta Health officials, the number of Zika virus affected cases has risen over 26 with a possibility of the virus spreading further through sexual contacts. 30-Aug-2016
Ananth Kumar stresses upon need for affo New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar has appealed to the industry leaders, State Governments, other departments and civil society in pooling efforts to make available medicines at affordable prices to the common man. 29-Aug-2016
Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally t Singapore City, Aug 28 (IBNS): Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of Zika of locally transmitted Zika, which include 36 foreign construction workers. 28-Aug-2016
Researchers identify possible pathway to Birmingham, Aug 26 (IBNS): New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system. 26-Aug-2016
Cabinet approves MoU with Myanmar for co New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Myanmar in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine. 24-Aug-2016
Special team formed to prevent dengue in Kolkata, Aug 24 (IBNS): Special teams have been formed to prevent dengue and other water-bound diseases in the President’s Estate, officials said on Wednesday. 24-Aug-2016
Chattisgarh's 'Black Tea Woman' survivin Raipur, Aug 24 (IBNS): How many times have we come across memes on internet showing a skeleton sitting atop a sofa, with a caption telling us about how the person started dieting but forgot to end it, thus ending in their present state? 24-Aug-2016
New Delhi: Medicine Vending Machine inau New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director to India, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Dr. Nutan Mundeja, Project Director of the AAMC 100, on Tuesday inaugurated an automated Medicine Vending Machine (MVM) at the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic in Rajender Nagar, New Delhi. 24-Aug-2016
Fussy infants find food more rewarding, New York, Aug 23 (IBNS): Babies that seem to get upset more easily and take longer to calm down may be at higher risk for obesity while babies that exhibit more “cuddliness” and calm down easily are less likely at risk, according to a University at Buffalo study. 23-Aug-2016
Korean Surgeon Prof Yoon Woo Koh to perf Kolkata Aug 23 (IBNS): Eminent Korean Onco Surgeon Prof Yoon Woo Koh will perform Robotic Surgeries for Head & Neck Cancer and Thyroid cases at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata this week. 23-Aug-2016
Provisions of safe food should become a New Delhi, Aug 23 (IBNS): Commemorating a decade of integrated food law in the country, and marking ten years of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his congratulatory message underscored the ‘need for the Authority to focus on empowering the consumers so that the manufacturers and suppliers of food products become responsive to consumer needs, demands and expectations.’ 23-Aug-2016
Indian Navy medical team reaches out to Kolkata, Aug 20 (IBNS): Almost 70 kilometers south of Kolkata, beyond Diamond Harbour, lies Kulpi, a village with a population of under 3 lakh people, who have access to only primary medical care facilities, officials said on Saturday. 20-Aug-2016
Glanbia’s #FITINDIA campaign is suppor Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS): #FitIndia, a nationwide nutrition and healthy lifestyle campaign, was inaugurated on Friday in the presence of Hon’ble Union Minster, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, J.P Nadda and fitness enthusiast Milind Soman. 19-Aug-2016
Napoleon's army killer Scrub Typhus stri Kolkata, Aug 18 (IBNS): When the official death toll, due to Dengue, reached 17 and Dengue cases crossed 3000 in West Bengal, another bacterial disease Scrub Typhus, which killed thousands of French military and political leader Napoleon's troops in early 19th century, has broken out in Kolkata, medical reports said. 18-Aug-2016
Cardiovascular disease cause of 45% of d London, Aug 17 (IBNS): Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the main cause of death in Europe, accounting for nearly half (45 per cent) of all deaths, according to a new Oxford study funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). 17-Aug-2016
New imaging platform tracks cancer progr New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): A new rapid fluorescent 3-D imaging system developed by UCL and Imperial College London scientists offers a non-invasive approach to accurately monitor tumour development in adult zebrafish. 17-Aug-2016
Chronic Kidney Disease may cause diabete Montreal , Aug 17 (IBNS): A team from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has discovered a novel link between chronic kidney disease and diabetes. 17-Aug-2016
Low levels of Vitamin B12 a big concern New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): SRL Diagnostics, a leading diagnostic chain in India, has released a 3 yearlong study on Vitamin B12 deficiency at PAN India level. 17-Aug-2016
Research supports intelligence-led heart London, Aug 17 (IBNS): New research suggests that intelligence-led heart disease prevention can significantly increase the prescription of preventive drugs to the patients who can benefit most. 17-Aug-2016
Assam CM appeals for public activism for Guwahati, Aug 12 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday appealed all citizens to come forward and mobilise public activism towards making a tobacco free society. 12-Aug-2016
Fortis dedicates ‘Wall of Tribute’ t Kolkata, Aug 11 (IBNS): Fortis Healthcare Limited on Thursday dedicated a ‘Wall of Tribute’, at the hospital in the city's Anandapur area as a mark of respect to donors and their families who helped save lives almost lost. 12-Aug-2016
Kidney racket :Five doctors, including C Mumbai, Aug 10 (IBNS): The Chief Executive Officer and four other doctors of Mumbai's L H Hiranandani Hospital have been arrested on Tuesday in connection with an alleged kidney racket, reports said. 10-Aug-2016
Indian parliamentarians discuss the need New Delhi, Aug 09 (ibns) Members of Parliament, representatives from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, USAID, The Union and Civil Society Organisations met on Aug 8 in New Delhi in a consultation to discuss urgent need for united action against TB. 09-Aug-2016
Agriculture ministry to speed up foot-an New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday that a location specific programme called ‘Foot and Mouth Disease Control Programme (FMD-CP)’ is being implemented as part of the ‘FMD Mukt Bharat’ plan to bring an end to this economically devastating contagious viral animal disease that affects cloven-footed animals. 09-Aug-2016
GSK organises conference on Congenital H Kolkata, Aug 8 (IBNS): GSK or Glaxo Smith Kline, a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in London, organised a panel discussion on Congenital Hypothyroidism in Kolkata on Thursday where doctors from the Endocrinology departments of various Kolkata-based health centres were present. 08-Aug-2016
Selfless people have more sex, study fin New York, Aug 7 (IBNS): New research from the University of Guelph and Nipissing University shows that people who help others are more desirable to the opposite sex, have more sexual partners and more frequent sex. 07-Aug-2016
Tata Trusts , The Global Fund launch ‘ Kolkata/Mumbai, Aug 2 (IBNS): Tata Trusts, in association with The Global Fund, launched ‘The India Health Fund (IHF)’, at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai on Monday. 02-Aug-2016
U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma v Mumbai, Aug 2 (IBNS): U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma visited the Sai Hospital in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum on Monday to learn about the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s support to test and diagnose HIV in patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB), and to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to fight TB and HIV in India. 02-Aug-2016
Jan Aushadhi stores to make medicines mo New Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS): To make quality drugs available at affordable prices to people under Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana (PMJAY), the Union government has decided to open 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Stores (JAS) by the end of March 2017, said Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh L. Mandaviya, at the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. 02-Aug-2016
Himalaya launches HiOwna Momz, a health Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS): The Himalaya Drug Company recently launched HiOwna Momz, a nutritional health drink supplement for pregnant and lactating mothers. 02-Aug-2016
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