healthcare issues

Six Indian-Americans win fellowships

April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Six Indian Americans are among 30 immigrants and children of immigrants from 20 countries who have won 2012 Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellowships ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend about $892 mn on hospitals’ renovation

April 25th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow authorities plan to allocate some 25 billion rubles ($892.3mn) to repair healthcare facilities in 2011, and another 25 million rubles to replace medical equipment ... Read more...

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Roll back service tax on AC hospitals: FICCI

March 6th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Expressing disappointment over the proposal to levy five percent service tax on treatment at air-conditioned private hospitals, a leading industry lobby has asked Finance ... Read more...

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A third of Indians surf the net for health info: Survey

January 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Nearly 40 percent of Indian respondents of a global online poll said they used the internet to search for health-related information, a statement said Monday.Findings of the 12-nation ... Read more...

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‘Change in mindset needed to address healthcare issues’

April 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pilani (Rajasthan), April 25 (IANS) A change in mindset towards addressing issues related to women and children was the need of the hour to deal with ignorance in healthcare of mother and ... Read more...

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US may allow 5,000 more Indian doctors for residency training

January 2nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The US may allow in nearly 5,000 more Indian doctors for residency training every year, an American doctors' body said here Saturday. Vinod K. Shah, president of ... Read more...

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What you mother ate during pregnancy decides your health

April 14th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) What your mother ate during pregnancy determines your present condition, whether you are healthy or sick, smaller or larger than your counterparts. For instance, rat foetuses receiving poor ... Read more...

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You’re what your mum did not eat during pregnancy

April 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Researchers from University of Utah have found that lack of proper nutrition in the womb may cause permanent genetic changes in the offspring.In the study conducted using rats, ... Read more...

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