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Breast fed kids to develop nut allergies


July 13th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to ... Read more...

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Norway to build separate psychiatric ward for Breivik


June 29th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway's Health Directorate has ordered the construction of a separate psychiatric ward inside Oslo's Ila prison for self-confessed mass killer Anders Breivik if he is ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh denies three dead after operation


October 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government, under criticism for botched eye operations at a health camp that have so far left 45 poor people blinded, Thursday said it was ... Read more...

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Mayawati suspends seven for vulgar dance show in office (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Taking a serious note of alleged obscenity at a function in the premises of a health department office here, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday suspended seven employees, ... Read more...

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Seven suspended for vulgar dance show in government office


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Seven employees of Uttar Pradesh's health department were suspended Thursday for their alleged involvement in organising a vulgar dance programme in the premises of a government office here, ... Read more...

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Two swine flu deaths in Orissa (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) A 56-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man died of swine flu here Monday - the first deaths in Orissa due to the pandemic H1N1 virus this year, a ... Read more...

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Orissa reports first swine flu death this year


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) A 56-year-old woman died of swine flu at a private hospital here, the first death in the state from the pandemic H1N1 virus this year, a senior health ... Read more...

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Orissa confirms two more swine flu cases


July 30th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Two more people tested positive for swine flu in Orissa Friday, taking the total of affected people to five in the state this month, an official said. "A 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Two test positive for swine flu in Orissa (Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A doctor and a woman have tested positive for swine flu in this Orissa capital, a senior health official said Friday. "The doctor tested positive Thursday while the woman ... Read more...

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Orissa doctor tests positive for swine flu


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A doctor has tested positive for swine flu in this Orissa capital, a senior state health official said Friday. "The doctor tested positive Thursday. This is the first confirmed ... Read more...

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Mysterious viral fever grips Madhya Pradesh


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 22 (IANS) A mysterious viral fever which causes a drop in platelet counts and has dengue-like symptoms is baffling doctors in Madhya Pradesh, officials said Thursday. The spread of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Govt invokes Epidemic Act to contain swine flu


August 4th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug. 4 (ANI): A day after 14-year-old Pune school girl died of the deadly swine flu, Maharashtra Government on Tuesday invoked the Epidemic Act in Pune and Satara districts to check ... Read more...

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Swine flu alert: vigil stepped up in Maharashtra


June 9th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 9 (ANI): Maharashtra health directorate has stepped up vigil in all airports and sea ports in the state on Tuesday, the decision was taken in order to screen passengers coming ... Read more...

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No smoking non-starter in Uttar Pradesh


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The much-hyped anti-tobacco campaign of the government remains a non-starter in Uttar Pradesh - be it the ban on smoking in public places or the more recently introduced ... Read more...

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Government’s homeopathy scheme does not reach Uttar Pradesh


February 20th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) Announced by the central government with much fanfare nearly two years ago, a scheme to promote and provide homeopathic medicines to pregnant women and new-borns is yet to ... Read more...

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Dial 1075 toll free in case of epidemic outbreak in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has urged the rural population of Uttar Pradesh to call its toll free number 1075 in case of an epidemic outbreak, officials ... Read more...

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Three infants die after small pox vaccination


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Tiruvallur (Tamil Nadu), April 23 (IANS) Three female infants, aged between nine and 10 months, died after being administered small pox vaccine at a state run primary health centre in Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Bihar govt. doctors on two-day strike


February 7th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Feb 7 (ANI): About 4,200 Bihar Government doctors have struck work for two days strike from midnight Wednesday to protest against the State Government's failure to meet their long pending demands. Agitating ... Read more...

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