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Dutch varsity to do research in eye care in India


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) The Netherlands-based Maastricht University will conduct joint research with Narayana Nethralaya in this tech hub on preventive eye care, leading to discovery of cost-effective medicine for ... Read more...

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China combats illegal organ transplants


August 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's health ministry Monday vowed to cooperate with police investigations into medical institutions and workers involved in instances of illegal human organ transplants.Police will announce the ... Read more...

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Lack of brickbats would have surprised me: Unapologetic Aamir Khan (Interview) (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan says he would have been extremely surprised if he didn't receive brickbats for the issues he highlights on his debut TV show ... Read more...

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I’ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV ... Read more...

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Why should Aamir apologise, asks Javed Akhtar


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded an apology from actor Aamir Khan for sending a "wrong message" about the medical community in his programme ... Read more...

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Apologize, doctors tell Aamir Khan


May 30th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) An umbrella body of 21 medical institutions Wednesday asked Bollywood star Aamir Khan to apologize for accusing doctors of malpractices in his TV talk show ... Read more...

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Akhilesh against bringing chief minister’s post under Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday ruled out bringing the chief minister's office within the ambit of the Lokayukta.Talking to reporters after inaugurating a photo ... 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...

Posted in World |

Man gets Rs.500,000 for courier firm’s negligence


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has granted Rs.500,000 compensation to a Kerala scientist who wanted to send his son's body parts for research ... Read more...

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China sets guidelines for doctors


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Medical ethics and doctor-patient relationship guidelines have been written into a draft meant to systematize medical practitioners' performances, China's health ministry said.The draft was posted on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Former Brazil president Lula has cancer


October 29th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, his physicians said Saturday.According to Doctor Paulo Hoff from the Sirio-Libanes ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel for Rs.1 crore penalty for capitation fees


August 1st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has recommended imposing maximum penalty of Rs.1 crore on technical and medical institutions that charge capitation fee.The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human ... Read more...

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New test promptly tells bacterial, viral infections apart


June 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) The speed and accuracy with which certain tests can tell the difference between bacterial and viral infections, is extremely vital for the patient's recovery. Those common ... Read more...

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Russia plans ‘child abandonment’ centres


May 31st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian women who do not want to keep their newborn babies will be able to leave their children anonymously in special centres if new legislation ... Read more...

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Health sector allocation of 2 percent of GDP planned


May 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 7 (IANS) The government aims to increase investments in the health sector to 2-3 percent of the total GDP, union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... 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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China to have 1.2m HIV-positive people by the end of 2015


December 4th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): A report scheduled for formal release in the first half of next year has revealed that China will have about 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS by ... Read more...

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China offers free HIV tests


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) Health centres in a Chinese province are now offering tests for HIV/AIDS free of charge in a bid to control the spread of the disease.People in the northwestern ... Read more...

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24 percent domiciliary births in Delhi


September 15th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As many as 86,363 of the total 3.5 lakh births in the national capital took place at home, says a survey. According to an annual report 'Registration of ... Read more...

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76 more dengue cases in Delhi


September 14th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Delhi reported 76 more cases of dengue Tuesday, taking the total number of people infected with the mosquito-borne disease to 1,933, officials said. As many as five people, ... Read more...

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As dengue stalks Delhi, hospitals struggle to cope (Feature)


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Suffering from fever, five dengue-stricken children slump on the floor of a state-run hospital in Delhi, waiting for doctors. With four deaths and over 1,800 ... Read more...

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Japan confirms first case of NDM-1 gene, the antibiotics-resistant superbug


September 7th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
TOCHIGI, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) – Japan confirmed the first case of the NDM-1 gene, which is resistant to almost all antibiotics, officials said.The bacterium was found in a male patient in his ... Read more...

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Drink Which Multiplies Brain Cells Created in North Korea


June 7th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
In the middle of a myriad of war threats, and denying any involvement in the sinking of a Naval Ship which belongs to the South Korean navy, the North Koreans have found ... Read more...

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North Korea Creates Drink To Multiply Brain Cells


June 7th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): North Korea has claimed of developing a drink that can multiply brain cells and prevent wrinkles. KCNA, the state’s secretive official news agency ... Read more...

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60 percent doctors in China still smoke


April 27th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China has not been able to put down its brakes on smoking because a majority of doctors - 60 percent - themselves can't say no to the habit, ... Read more...

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CBI Director Kumar confirms Dr. Ketan Desai’s arrest


April 24th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, April 24 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation's Director, Ashwani Kumar, on Saturday confirmed about the arrest of Dr. Ketan Desai, President of Medical Council of India (MCI), for his alleged ... Read more...

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CBI questions arrested MCI president (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai, arrested on corruption charges, was further interrogated Friday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said. "Investigations are on, but we ... Read more...

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HLL Life Care ends fiscal 2009-10 with record turnover


April 21st, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Leading condom manufacturer HLL Life Care closed the last fiscal (2009-10) with a record turnover of Rs.445 crore, the mini ratna company's Managing Director M. Ayyappan said here. ... Read more...

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Azad overrules IMA’s objections to rural MBBS course


March 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has three problems with the government's plan to create a special cadre of rural doctors through a truncated MBBS ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India’s ties with Africa distinct from others: Anand Sharma


March 15th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Monday said India's ties with Africa were deeply entrenched in history and the bond between South Asia's economic powerhouse and the continent was ... Read more...

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25,000 Indian-origin British doctors to return to India


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Nearly 25,000 British doctors of Indian origin are set to return to India within two to four years and some of them are "most ... Read more...

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Follow IITs, Valiathan asks AIIMS


December 13th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) need to follow the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to boost its financial health and better the administration, ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors demand legal protection against attacks


December 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 9 (IANS) Alarmed at the increasing incidents of attacks on doctors, medicos in Bihar have approached the State Human Rights Commission to ask for legal protection in the form of ... Read more...

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Degrees for UP medicos post government hospital stint


November 29th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Seeking to overcome the shortage of doctors in public hospitals and medical centres in Uttar Pradesh, the state government now plans to grant degrees to students of state-run ... Read more...

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Sao Tome foreign minister to visit India


November 27th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) After the visit of the Cape Verde foreign minister last week, a high-level delegation from yet another small African country will be visiting India, that of ... Read more...

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