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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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German tourist attempts suicide at Delhi airport


August 4th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A 30-year-old German tourist tried to commit suicide by jumping off the departure area of the Indira Gandhi International Airport's Terminal 3 Friday, police said.Peter ... Read more...

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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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New way to inject oxygen excites medical science


June 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A new way of administering oxygen into blood, that could allow people to stay alive without breathing, has been discovered.The amazing breakthrough could change medical science ... Read more...

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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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Man gets 3 years’ jail for impersonating in AIIMS exam


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded a man three years rigorous imprisonment for his involvement in a case of impersonation in an AIIMS entrance examination.Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Double-arm transplant performed in Mexico


June 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant.Surgeons ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped, dies in Ranchi hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A middle-aged woman, who was gangraped and beaten up by her assaulters, died in a hospital in Jharkhand capital Monday, police said.According to police, the woman ... Read more...

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Cancer rising among India’s youth


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) More youngsters are developing cancer in India, doctors said at a conference here Thursday. However, most of those affected by the disease remain ignorant about ... Read more...

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Down Syndrome patients need early intervention (March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Even though Down Syndrome (DS) remains an incurable condition, experts believe that acceptance by the family and early intervention go a long way in ensuring ... Read more...

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Regular checkup must to detect glaucoma


March 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Regular eye checkups after 40 years are the only defence against glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness, say experts.Glaucoma is responsible for up ... Read more...

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Monkeys suffer shocking tests in Britain


February 27th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) More than 2,600 monkeys in Britain have became targets of "horrifying experiments" that included sawing open their skulls while still alive, putting electrodes in them and ... Read more...

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Another surgery conducted on Falak


February 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Battered baby Falak continues to be critical after she underwent yet another surgery, this time to connect her brain to abdomen to help circulation ... Read more...

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Falak critical but infection under control: Doctors


February 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, continues to remain critical and on ... Read more...

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Falak’s sister found in Bihar


February 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday claimed to have traced the sister of battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at All India Institute of Medical Science ... Read more...

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Court orders medical inspection of Nitish Katara killers


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Nitish Katara murder convicts Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav would be examined by a board of doctors of the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Finding Rajkumar Gupta our first priority: Delhi Police


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday said their first priority is to catch the main accused, Rajkumar Gupta, in the battered baby case and secondly ascertain the ... Read more...

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GJM demands bail for AMRI doctor, Mamata rebuffs (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday asked the government to speed up the bail process of Mani Chhetri - a renowned doctor and one of ... Read more...

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Speed up bail process for veteran AMRI doctor: Gorkha party


January 30th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership wants the state government to speed up the bail process of Mani Chhetri - a renowned doctor and one of ... Read more...

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Battered baby still critical, police hunt for parents (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Little progress has been recorded in the condition of two-year-old abandoned and battered baby Falak, with Delhi Police saying they are still searching for her ... Read more...

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Blast on poll-eve creates panic in Manipur


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) Militants Friday triggered another blast in Manipur on the eve of the assembly polls, creating panic in the state with a string of bombings since polls ... Read more...

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Driver killed in police firing in Jharkhand


January 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) The driver of a vehicle was killed and his assistant injured when police opened fire on their vehicle in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday, according to ... Read more...

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Patient jumps off hospital roof


January 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) A patient committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a hospital here Sunday, police said.According to police, the deceased was identified as Bokaro resident Sanjay ... Read more...

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AIIMS exam racket busted, five arrested


January 9th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A racket in leaking question papers of the post-graduate medical entrance test of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) was busted with the ... Read more...

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Madhu Koda, ex-Minister shifted from hospital to jail


December 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Based on a report by army doctors, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and one of his former cabinet colleagues were shifted to the Birsa Munda ... Read more...

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Law for biomedical research on humans by end 2012: Official


December 27th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) The law on biomedical research on human subjects, which will keep a tab on unethical medical practices and help those who abide by medical science ethics, ... Read more...

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6 kgs of iron removed from Indian man


November 29th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A farmer in India consumed 6kg of iron and it did cost him his life in the end. Surgeons had to carry out a procedure on ... Read more...

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India, Bulgaria ink healthcare deal


November 28th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India and Bulgaria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on healthcare and medicine here Monday to increase cooperation in the sector, a statement said.The deal ... Read more...

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Dracula therapy: Fighting ageing with your own blood


November 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For ages, blood sucking has been the preserve of vampires, but medical science has now put 'dracula therapy' to good use - to fight ageing. ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, wife end fast after pension assurance


November 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter and his 86-year-old wife ended their indefinite hunger strike here after the government assured them of old age pension and initiating steps ... Read more...

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Police end Congress Telangana leader’s hunger strike


November 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Congress leader Komatireddy Venkat Reddy's indefinite hunger strike for separate statehood to Telangana was forcibly ended by the police in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Koda booked for instigating prisoners


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, languishing in prison on charges of money laundering, was Wednesday slapped with yet another charge -- "instigating" inmates ... Read more...

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Policemen broke my hand for seeking good food: Koda


October 31st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Monday alleged his hand was broken by policemen when he sought good food for the prisoners. "Poor food is supplied ... Read more...

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Novel theme makes ‘7aam Arivu’ a good watch (Tamil Movie Review)


October 30th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "7aam Arivu" (Seventh Sense); Cast: Surya, Shruthi Haasan, Johnny Tri Nguyen, and Ramanathan; Producer: Red Giant Movies; Director: A.R. Murugadoos; Cinematographer: Ravi K. Chandran; Stunt: Peter Hein; Music Composer: Harris ... Read more...

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Three die in Jharkhand


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three people, including a woman and her son, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in a house here Sunday, police said.The bodies were found at the ... Read more...

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