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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa


September 13th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services, ... Read more...

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War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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Male weightlifters do better after watching porn


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Male weightlifters can lift heavier objects after watching erotic videos, a study has found.Scientists showed different types of video clips to male athletes and then studied ... Read more...

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MSF battles kala azar in Bihar


July 17th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which provides medical humanitarian aid worldwide, is waging a war against kala azar in Bihar.Hundreds have benefited since MSF started its project ... Read more...

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Beijing to get three children’s hospitals


April 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of paediatric medical services, Beijing will soon witness construction of three new hospitals for children in the city.The capital is bracing for ... Read more...

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Forensic report awaited on death of official, wife


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report on the mysterious death of a defence ministry official and his wife in their house here ... Read more...

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Himachal to recruit 200 doctors


March 28th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will recruit 200 doctors to strengthen medical services in the state, an official said here Wednesday.These include 125 specialists with a postgraduate degrees, a ... Read more...

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Extremists banned from working with Russian kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new legislation passed in Russia prohibits people convicted under "extremist" statutes of the penal code from working with minors.The ban applies to fields such ... Read more...

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Rising life expectancy in Shanghai sets record


February 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The average life expectancy at birth in China's Shanghai city has reached 82.51 years, a new national record achieved by the city in 2011, the Shanghai ... 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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Haryana government doctors cease work


November 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Health services in government hospitals and health institutions across Haryana were affected Tuesday as hundreds of government doctors went on a two-day mass casual leave in ... Read more...

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Haryana doctors to strike work Tuesday


November 7th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Government doctors in Haryana are set to go on a strike Tuesday, despite the authorities warning them against the step and also assuring them that their ... Read more...

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Cleaners to report drug abuse in London Olympic Village


October 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Domestic cleaners in the 2012 Olympic village in London will be told to report about drug abuse by the athletes.The move is part of 'intelligence-based' strategy ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to recruit medical staff to overcome shortage


September 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday announced that the state government will set up a Medical Services Recruitment Board (MSRB) to address the huge shortage ... Read more...

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Kerala plans to control medicine prices


August 16th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday announced that a mechanism would be in place soon to control prices of basic medicines in the state.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Government, World Bank to sign pact on rural jobs


July 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government will enter into an agreement with the World Bank here July 18 for securing a soft loan worth $1 billion to fund the ... Read more...

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Shock and disappointment, but no tears at Mumbai hospital


July 14th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) There was shock and disappointment, but no tears in the eyes of those whose loved ones are undergoing treatment at the Harkisandas Hospital here following the ... Read more...

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2,000 doctors on strike in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike demanding raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 and ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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Mood among Americans lowest in two years: NYT-CBS poll


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): Americans are more pessimistic about the nation's economic outlook and overall direction than they have been at any time since President Obama's first two months in office ... Read more...

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If Sibal feels Lok Pal Bill is ineffective, he should quit joint panel: Anna Hazare


April 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said that Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is questioning the effectiveness of having a Lok Pal Bill, he ... Read more...

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CMO killing: UP Police announces reward of Rs two lakhs


April 4th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 4 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police has announced a reward of Rs. two lakhs for providing information about the killers of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) B P Singh, who was shot ... Read more...

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Kharge inaugurates State-of-the-Art ESIC hospital at Manesar


March 28th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Gurgaon), Mar 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge inaugurated the 100-bedded state-of-the-art ESIC Hospital at Manesar, near Gurgaon in Haryana on Monday.In his inaugural speech, Kharge ... Read more...

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China releases manual on Tibet


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A manual providing basic information about Tibet was released in the Chinese capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The manual, written by experts from the State Council Information Office ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s Ukrainian nurse ‘lover’ quits


February 27th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 27 (ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi has lost a major ally-'voluptuous blonde' personal nurse who travels with him everywhere.The busty nurse's existence was first revealed in November in ... Read more...

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North East professionals make a mark in major cities


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): Professionals from the northeast based outside the region have made significant contributions in their respective fields. A Manipuri physiotherapist, Dr. Soubam Prabha, who is based in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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30,000 kids provided healthcare by UAE charity


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) A global healthcare initiative launched by a charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has treated over 30,000 poor children in nine countries across the world.The Giving ... Read more...

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Israeli airstrike kills two in Gaza


November 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 18 (IANS) Two Palestinians were killed and three injured in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, an official said Thursday.An Israeli war jet targeted a car in central Gaza City Wednesday ... Read more...

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Russian prison to install sunbeds to improve the health of their inmates


November 11th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian jail is determined to improve is reputation by installing sunbeds in the prison. The prison is noted for holding some high profile figures previously. Authorities ... Read more...

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Nigerian athletes go gaga over Indian medical services


October 23rd, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Gurgaon, Oct 23 (IANS) Nigerian athletes Helen Okus and Amas Daniel are going home with much more than just memories of the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG). Both had to undergo ... Read more...

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Shillinglaw Johnson The Woman Who Came To Life


October 19th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010(Pen Men at Work): In a shocking turn of events it has been come to view that an elderly woman named Shillinglaw Johnson who was earlier declared dead by ... Read more...

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Polyclinic at Games Village to open till Sunday


October 15th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The polyclinic which provides medical services to athletes and team officials at the Commonwealth Games Village round-the-clock will remain open till Sunday, Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia ... Read more...

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Players praise health facilities at Games Village


October 6th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Players and delegates residing at the Commonwealth Games Village here have been praising the multi-disciplinary health facilities, and saying these are "world class" and "modern".The 24-hour ... Read more...

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Nothing much to worry about dengue: Azad


September 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The dengue situation in India is not dangerous, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday even as Delhi has reported five deaths and over ... Read more...

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