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Babus’ interference in health sector angers Bihar’s doctors


September 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Government doctors in Bihar are fed up of bureaucratic interference in the state's health sector and are blaming 'babus' (officials) for the failure to provide healthcare ... Read more...

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Aim to eliminate HIV-AIDS from South-East Asia by 2015: WHO (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With the profile of HIV-AIDS undergoing transformation from a life-threatening emergency to a manageable chronic infection, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday urged South-East Asian ... Read more...

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Text of PM’S Independence Day Speech


August 15th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort here Monday:My dear countrymen, ... Read more...

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Drinking 100-pc fruit juice ‘as healthy as eating whole fruits’


April 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A research has suggested that drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits.Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New hope in the fight against melanoma


December 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope in the fight against melanoma, most aggressive form of skin cancer.This past summer saw a revolution in melanoma therapy. Patients whose melanoma lesions ... Read more...

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Over 60, 000 people evacuated in Pak as ‘Phet’ approaches


June 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.4 (ANI): With the cyclone 'Phet' threatening to hit Pakistan's coastline during the next 24 to 36 hours, emergency services in the country have been pressed into service.Over 60,000 people have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Missing protein helps mice on high-fat diet stay slim


April 16th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Mice lacking a protein involved in the response to low oxygen stay slim and healthy while on a high-fat diet, a new American research has found.The study conducted ... Read more...

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Malaria vaccine three years away, says Bill Gates


January 26th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who is a key campaigner against malaria, has said that a vaccine for the disease should be available in three years.The business tycoon's foundation ... Read more...

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Stare at boobs for 10mins a day to live an additional 5yrs!


December 5th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, December 05 (ANI): Stare at women's breasts for 10 minutes a day and increase your life span by five years, that's the conclusion of a new study.According to a German ... Read more...

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Even cycling at relaxed pace is good for health


October 12th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has found that if New Zealanders increased their cycling to the modest levels of the 1980s, their health would improve significantly.Commuters need not ride their ... Read more...

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More educated patients have less faith in their doctors


September 4th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) Well-educated heart patients tend to have less faith in their cardiologists, says a Canadian study. The study by York University here shows that patients who reported greater trust in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vice President Ansari to inaugurate Civil Services Day today


April 21st, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the Civil Services Day here today.The theme for this year is `Excellence in Governance'.This Day is observed by ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari to inaugurate Civil Services Day tomorrow


April 20th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the Civil Services Day here tomorrow.The theme for this year is `Excellence in Governance'.This Day is observed by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dance your way to healthy, happy ageing


April 11th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) The elderly can dance their way towards improved health, happiness and well being, besides staving off illnesses. A new study by Jonathan Skinner from Queen's University, Belfast, demonstrates the ... Read more...

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‘Health care investment can’t focus on disease specific programmes’


March 28th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Experts here feel this is the time to cut down on disease specific programmes in health policy and invest in basic infrastructure as cost of health care ... Read more...

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Humans are outliving their eyeballs, says expert


January 7th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 7 (ANI): While people are living longer as a result of improved health standards, humans are starting to outlive their eyeballs, according to Australian researchers.The researchers are working on ... Read more...

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Regular running can slow ageing process


August 12th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Regular running can slow the ageing process, say a group of researchers, who added that the physical activity also reduces disability in later life.The study, which has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coronary heart disease patients have poor quality of life


July 15th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Better treatments boost survival rates of coronary heart disease patients, but the quality of those extra years may be less than ideal, according to a new study. Adults ... Read more...

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Girls participation in sports not active enough, despite record high


April 14th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A report released by the University of Minnesota has revealed that though the number of girls participating in sports have hit a record high, still there are ... Read more...

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Nine-fold benefits of spending on sanitation in poor countries


March 21st, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Sanitation investment of 1 dollar in poor countries would return 9 dollars in productivity, health and other benefits, say UN experts.Experts said that for every dollar invested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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