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New strain of killer E. coli decoded


July 27th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Researchers have decoded the deadly 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany, which killed 54 people and sickened more than 3,800, tracing it to a particularly virulent ... Read more...

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India reports over 50 pc leprosy cases globally


March 13th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) India reports over 50 percent of all leprosy cases globally, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.In a written statement, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said: ... Read more...

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India accounts for 55 pc of worldwide leprosy cases


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India accounts for more than half of new leprosy cases in the world and reported nearly 35,000 cases till June, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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JGI Ventures to groom entrepreneurs with Rs.500 crore fund


April 6th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) JGI Ventures India Ltd, a pioneering venture fund based in this tech hub, has embarked upon a unique programme to groom budding entrepreneurs by incubating and ... Read more...

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No need to panic about CCHF virus: ICMR


January 19th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has assured that Crimea Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) outbreaks can easily be controlled by proper hygiene and infection control measures. ... Read more...

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No need to panic about killer virus: ICMR


January 19th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) Wednesday asked people not to panic about the Crimian Congo Haemorregic Fever (CCHF) virus that has killed three people in ... Read more...

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Sea turtle hatchlings rescued from oil spill released into the Atlantic Ocean


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by BNO News
MERRIT ISLAND, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – More than 45 sea turtle hatchlings rescued from the BP oil spill disaster were relocated and released into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday night, the Deepwater ... Read more...

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Bovine Hits Colorado And Government Penalizes Border Crossers


June 12th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bovine tuberculosis is caused by an aerobic bacteria Mycobacterium bovis. This causes tuberculosis in cattle.Recent reports say that in a Colorado dairy herd four cows ... Read more...

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Tishman Speyer looking to expand operations in India (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Tishman Speyer, one of the world's leading real estate developers, unveiled its first property in Asia here Tuesday and said it is looking to expand its operations to ... Read more...

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SC Cruise Liner Returns: Has Third Straight Illness Outbreak


March 19th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the third straight time, a cruise liner leaving out from South Carolina has returned with a ship full of sick people. The norovirus has struck again, this ... Read more...

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220 Hepatitis E cases in Shimla since January: Minister


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) As many as 220 people in the Himachal Pradesh capital have tested positive for Hepatitis E in the past two months, state Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Over 160 cases of Hepatitis E in Shimla since mid-January


February 18th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) More than 160 people in the Himachal Pradesh state capital have tested positive for Hepatitis E -- a liver problem caused by the consumption of water contaminated by ... Read more...

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Shimla water suspect after hepatitis outbreak


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Authorities collected water samples for testing in this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday after seven out of eight blood samples of jaundice patients tested positive for Hepatitis E. The samples ... Read more...

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Vaccination, social distancing may dampen H1N1 influenza effect


December 4th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new Canadian epidemiological modelling study suggests that vaccination, antivirals and social distancing may help in reducing the impact of H1N1 virus.Researchers examined data from laboratory-confirmed cases of ... Read more...

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‘Malaria in Goa linked to migrant labour’


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 3 (IANS) Linking the rising number of malaria cases in Goa to the steady influx of migrant labourers, a senior malaria research official has said the tourist hub has a ... Read more...

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First captivity-hatched vulture breed ready to fledge


August 1st, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) A slender-billed vulture nestling, an endangered species, has for the first time hatched in captivity at the Vulture Conservation Breeding Centre (VCBC) at Pinjore in Haryana is ready ... Read more...

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Farmed fish may transmit mad cow disease


June 17th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Farmed fish, if fed by-products rendered from cows, could transmit Creutzfeldt Jakob disease-commonly known as mad cow disease.Questioning the safety of eating farmed fish, Dr. Robert P. Friedland, ... Read more...

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Seven more cases of swine flu in Canada


April 29th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) Canada Tuesday reported seven more cases of swine flu even as authorities "further enhanced" screening of passengers at airports and advised people against traveling to Mexico. So far, Mexico ... Read more...

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Hepatitis toll in north Gujarat touches 35


February 21st, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Three more deaths from the Hepatitis B virus were reported in Sabarkantha district of north Gujarat Saturday, taking the toll to 35, a health official said. Sabarkantha chief district ... Read more...

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Yellow Fever


July 9th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Yellow fever is a viral haemorrhagic infection. It is common in tropical Africa and Latin America. Yellow fever (YF) is caused by virus. Its importance lies in its virulence and also an ... Read more...

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A bit of rotten wood could make for sweeter-sounding violins


June 17th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Violins made out of rotten wood produce a more fresh and smoother sound, according to Swiss researchers.A dose of rot made the wood less dense, and the ... Read more...

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Carbon-coated nanomagnets could serve as potential hyperthermia agents


May 15th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that carbon-coated nanomagnets could serve as a safe and effective hyperthermia agent, targeting and destroying cancerous cells.Researchers from Germany found that ... Read more...

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New method could cut down DNA analysis in rape cases from 24hrs to 45min


May 4th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A University of Virginia forensic chemist has developed a method for handling rape evidence that reduces part of the DNA analysis time from 24 hours to as ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis claimed 963 lives in India


April 26th, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) With no specific anti-viral drug available to contain Japanese encephalitis (JE) in India, the mosquito-borne disease claimed 963 lives in 2007 - an increase ... Read more...

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Peacock abandoning habitat near Pune


April 21st, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Morachi Chincholi (Pune), April 21 (ANI): Residents of Morachi Chincholi Village near Pune are deeply upset since the peafowl, who are viewed as part of the family by them, have started ... Read more...

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