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Piramal initiates course in clinical research at Harvard


August 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Swati Piramal, director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., has initiated a course in clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health, a company statement said.Piramal was ... Read more...

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WHO praises Cuba’s health care system


March 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 28 (IANS) Cuba's health care system has a lot to teach the world, the deputy head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said.Anarfi Asamoa-Baah said he was impressed ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... Read more...

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Chilean miners to receive medical “survival kits” used by US-Brit troops in Afghan-Iraq wars


September 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The thirty-three workers trapped in an underground mine in northern Chile for more than a month will reportedly receive new medical "survival kits," which were used by the ... Read more...

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UK terror suspect’s acquaintances express shock, found him a “nice person”


August 27th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Aug 27 (ANI): Neighbours and acquaintances of Britisher Dr. Khurram Syed Sher, who auditioned in Montreal for season six of the television reality show Canadian Idol, have expressed shock over ... Read more...

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Replace animals in medical training: PETA


July 13th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), India, has urged medical colleges in Mumbai to replace the use of animals in medical training, a PETA official said ... Read more...

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More institutes to be set up for para-medical training


June 24th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With hospitals facing a shortage of paramedical staff, the union cabinet Thursday approved a proposal to establish new institutes for paramedical sciences along with a one-time grant ... Read more...

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Health ministry to finalise rural medical course soon


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The health ministry will soon finalise the syllabus for the proposed short-term medical course for training doctors especially for rural areas, an official said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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Britain’s plan to recruit Indian doctors falls through


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 2 (IANS) Britain wants to recruit junior doctors from India after their exodus from the country due to tightened immigration rules caused a shortage but the Home Office ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s mum doesn’t have her phone number!


April 10th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10(ANI): Oprah Winfrey hasn't given her mother Vernita her phone number, according to a new unauthorized biography about the TV hostess.Kitty Kelley, the author of the book, claims that ... Read more...

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Meditation, dialogues reduce burnout among physicians


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Training in meditation and communication can ease distress and burnout experienced by many physicians. As many as 60 percent of practicing physicians report symptoms of burnout, which is ... Read more...

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Oz troops in Afghanistan given lighter armour


July 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 25 (ANI): Front-line Australian troops in Afghanistan have been given lighter armour after soldiers caught in a fatal Taliban ambush complained that heavy protective gear limited their movement.An Australian ... Read more...

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Britney meets sick children in Miami


March 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Pop princess Britney Spears met 40 sick children at Miami Children''s Hospital on Saturday, while she was on her Circus Tour in the city."She took pictures with ... Read more...

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Health experts call for new shift in medical training


December 2nd, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) An international conference of health experts have agreed that health care problems in poor countries could not be met by conventional medical training and called on poor ... Read more...

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9/11 Indian American doctor victims reputation to be redeemed


September 11th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): When Dr. Sneha Philip''s name is read out on Thursday at Ground Zero, her heartbroken family''s long fight for justice and to redeem her besmirched reputation will ... Read more...

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New drug information system to help avoid prescribing errors


April 24th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Many times doctors prescribe drugs due to the lack of knowledge of drug properties, but now a new information system has been developed that will not require ... Read more...

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Haneef says he needs Oz reassurance about his and family’s safety


December 24th, 2007 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.24 (ANI): Bangalore-based doctor and former terrorism suspect Mohamed Haneef says he needs a reassurance from Australian authorities that he and his family would be safe in Australia before he can ... Read more...

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Haneef wants to return to Australia to finish his medical training


December 21st, 2007 - 11:56 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian born doctor Mohamed Haneef wants to return to finish his medical training in Australia, but he is also concerned about his wife's wishes. Haneefs lawyer Peter Russo said, ... Read more...

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