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President asks Mizoram to activate Chakma health centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The president's secretariat has asked the Mizoram government to activate a primary health centre, constructed 20 years ago in Mizoram's Chakma tribal-inhabited region but non-operational ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Radacliffe seeks medical help for headaches


June 20th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe was forced to cancel his commitments and seek medical attention after his headaches became extreme.The 22-year-old was diagnosed suffering from a condition known ... Read more...

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Bodies of Shridi pilgrims being shifted to Hyderabad (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Bodies of 32 Shirdi pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh, who died in a bus accident in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district early Saturday, are being shifted to Hyderabad, officials ... Read more...

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Verdasco stuns Nadal in Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Fernando Verdasco, seeded 15th, produced the biggest shock of the competition as he beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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Measles kills four kids, affects over 80 in Odisha


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) An outbreak of measles has killed four children and affected over 80 people - mostly young ones aged below five - in Odisha's Rayagada district in ... Read more...

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Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

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Monk jailed after medicinal liquor kills woman


March 9th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) The abbot of a Buddhist temple in China has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after a woman died from a homemade "medicinal liquor" given ... Read more...

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Andhra woman seeks euthanasia for paralysed son (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Unable to take care of him due to poverty, a 64-year-old widow in Andhra Pradesh has sought euthanasia for her son -- a 36-year-old graduate in ... Read more...

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Andhra woman seeks mercy killing for paralysed son


February 7th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Unable to take care of her invalid son due to poverty, a 64-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh has sought euthanasia for him -- a 36-year-old graduate ... Read more...

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In twilight years, teachers get ‘gurudakshina’ of love


January 27th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Providing medical help, financial support and companionship to elderly teachers to bring joy to their lonely lives, the alumni of a leading Kolkata school are paying ... Read more...

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Heart attack deaths drop by 50 percent in Britain


January 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The number of Britons people dying of cardiac arrest has come down by half in eight years, a new study says.Helping people quit smoking and managing ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Jaipur hotel


December 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The body of a 22-year-old Australian girl was found in a heritage hotel here early Thursday morning, police said.The cause of death is yet to be ... Read more...

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UAE opens mobile hospital at Somali-Kenyan border


October 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a 50-bed mobile hospital at the Somali-Kenyan border to provide medical help to the needy in the refugee camps.Opened ... Read more...

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Help pours in for AIIMS patient Shehnaz (IANS Impact)


October 24th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after IANS reported on 17-year-old Shehnaz, who spent over a month outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, help poured ... Read more...

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Martial arts expert kills wife


September 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Sep 20 (IANS) A martial arts expert who fatally punched his estranged wife and let her body rot for two weeks has been sentenced to five years in jail ... Read more...

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Couple calls ambulance to save cat


August 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A couple in Britain called for emergency medical help to save their "five-year-old" and did not reveal to paramedics that it was actually a cat, a ... Read more...

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Ambulance knocks down injured biker


August 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A badly wounded man, who was awaiting medical help after having fallen from his motorbike, was fatally hit by an ambulance that was passing by to ... Read more...

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Medical aid for Hazare’s supporters at Ramlila ground


August 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A team of doctors from the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) would provide medical help to thousands of people who will fast with Anna Hazare at ... Read more...

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100 injured as passenger train bombed in Assam (Third Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) At least 100 people were injured, 20 of them critically, when a powerful bomb ripped apart a passenger train late Sunday in India's restive northeastern state ... Read more...

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Haryana officials to face action for delaying help


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Revenue and health officials in Haryana's Kaithal district will face administrative action after an inquiry found them responsible for delay in giving financial and medical help ... Read more...

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Selena Gomez blames ‘unhealthy food’ for hospitalisation


June 17th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez, who was recently hospitalised, says she was "malnourished" because of chocolate bars and fatty treats, which were not good for her health.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Two killed in Haryana hospital firing


May 19th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in a hospital ward here when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them early Thursday, police said.Tejveer Singh, 31, and Parveen Kumar, ... Read more...

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Brothers fight over hospital, elder kills younger


May 16th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A feud between two brothers over admitting their sick mother to a hospital turned gory after the elder brother killed his younger sibling, police said ... Read more...

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Flames, hot tongs kill woman visiting quack


April 13th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sikar (Rajasthan), April 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old married woman died of severe burn injuries in Rajasthan when a quack made her sit next to a fire and placed searing hot ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to screen students for sickle cell anaemia


April 6th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Wednesday said it would screen school students and their mothers for sickle cell anaemia in a bid to check the increasing incidence of the disease ... Read more...

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Self-test health kits ‘may do more harm than good’


March 31st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Experts have claimed that home tests for potentially life-threatening conditions could do more harm than good.According to Which?, DIY health kits for conditions such as stomach ulcers, prostate ... Read more...

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All metro hospitals to get tips on emergency treatment


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the central government to circulate among all government hospitals in the metros its suggestions on the prompt treatment of ... Read more...

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Young Bengaluru bride dumped for dowry, returns home


March 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar.17 (ANI): A 21-year-old Bengaluru bride, who came to the UAE in July last year, has been forced to return to her home, being dumped by her husband and his family ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh reports 47 malaria deaths


March 1st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) Forty-seven people died of malaria in Chhattisgarh between April 2010 and January 2011, the state assembly was told Monday. However, opposition Congress members said the number was much ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as 5 ‘being rushed to hospital after binge drinking’


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Experts have blamed parents after a recent survey revealed that Brit children aged just five are being treated in hospital for drinking dangerous levels of alcohol.Brighton and Sussex ... Read more...

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Kids of working mums ‘are up to 3 times more likely to be ill’


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that the children of working mothers are up to three times more likely to be ill.The research of the health of 90,000 schoolchildren ... Read more...

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Few women seek help for sexual issues following cancer treatment


February 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A survey has found that many women who survive breast and gynecologic cancers want medical help for their sexual issues, but most do not get it.The poll of ... Read more...

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Rooster kills man in a brutal cockfight


February 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delano, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old man died of stab wounds when he was attacked by a rooster.The rooster had a blade attached to its legs. The blades were attached ... Read more...

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