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Organ donors need to know outcomes of surgery: Court

August 19th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Organ donors need to be fully informed about all possible outcomes of a transplant which they are likely to experience after surgery, the Delhi High ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

HIV positive demand passage of AIDS bill

November 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) People living with HIV/AIDS Wednesday appealed to the government to pass a long pending draft legislation which seeks to bring relief to over 2.5 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Clinical drug trial centres in Andhra to be probed

June 25th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) After reports surfaced of a pharma company using poor women as guinea pigs for unauthorised drug trials in Andhra Pradesh, the Drugs Controller General ... Read more...

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Oz mums divided over revival of breastfeeding each other’s babies

November 2nd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 02 (ANI): Mothers in Australia have been supporting one another by breastfeeding each other's babies, but some have disagreed with the practice and are not very keen with its revival.An ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cosmetic surgery in women increasingly becoming more pervasive

June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Experts cite reasons for concern as cosmetic surgery in women has become more pervasive - from external body parts to now female genital mutilation.The study mentions that cosmetic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brinda Karat demands probe in tribal girls’ deaths in Andhra Pradesh

March 22nd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat Monday asked Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad to order a probe into the deaths of four tribal girls given ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US approves use of human embryonic stem cells

December 3rd, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The National Institute of Health (NIH) in the US has approved the use of first 13 human embryonic stem cells in the country. The NIH-funded research for this purpose ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jonathan Ross escapes further retribution for Andrew Sachs scandal

November 22nd, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): English radio and television presenter Jonathan Ross would not be doled out any further punishment for the Andrew Sachs obscene phone calls scandal, the BBC Trust ruled ... Read more...

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