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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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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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Boost for research in mental health, neuro-sciences


January 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) A new Centre for Advanced Research for Innovation in Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences will be set up here, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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Women linked to drug abuse at depression risk


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Women linked to drug abuse in any form -- as partners of drug abusers or narcotics consumers themselves -- are more vulnerable to mental health ... Read more...

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20 million need mental health care: Expert


October 11th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Around 20 million people in India need medical treatment for serious mental disorders, with a majority of them belonging to the most deprived section of ... Read more...

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Yoga effective in treating psychiatric disorders


September 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Many see yoga as a fad or simply a health enhancer. But a number of scientific studies have found it effective as a therapy in ... Read more...

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Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore


January 29th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to ... Read more...

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Once a mental asylum, NIMHANS hails new status


October 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) "We are proud of it." These few words summed up the celebratory mood at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences here on becoming an institute ... Read more...

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‘Kari Chirathe’ Music Launched, Movie Ready


August 31st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director K Madesh's latest Kannada movie titled "Kari Chirathe' has launched its music on 28th August. The music of the movie was composed by music director ... Read more...

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Top medical colleges lose out substantially


February 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Top hospitals and medical colleges like the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi and Post Graduate Institute (PGI) in Chandigarh have got substantially ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s brain removed for preservation


January 28th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Doctors from the state-run S.S.K.M. Hospital Wednesday successfully removed the brain of deceased Marxist leader Jyoti Basu and preserved it in their laboratory. "We have successfully taken out ... Read more...

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Nimhans wants Jyoti Basu’s ‘agile’ brain for research (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The premier National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans) in Bangalore Wednesday said they would like to study Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's brain to ... Read more...

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Karnataka prepares for possible second wave of swine flu


October 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) With winter approaching and experts fearing a second wave of swine flu attacks, Karnataka health authorities say they are well prepared to prevent the spread of the disease ... Read more...

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Share your ‘pain and guilt’, Bangalore addicts told


October 15th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) Share your "pain and guilt" and stay away from alcohol and drug addiction. This is the latest mantra adopted by CARE (chemical addiction rehabilitation education), a ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s swine flu toll rises to 36


September 7th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) Two more swine flu deaths were reported from Bangalore, taking the toll to 36 in the city and 43 in Karnataka, health officials said Monday. The two latest ... Read more...

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Infant, two women die of swine flu, India toll 20 (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) A nine-month-old child and a woman died of the H1N1 virus in India's epidemic epicentre Pune and a woman school teacher was Bangalore's first swine flu victim, officials ... Read more...

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Teacher, infant die of swine flu; India toll 19 (Lead)


August 13th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) A nine-month-old child died of the H1N1 virus in India's epidemic epicentre Pune and a woman school teacher was Bangalore's first swine flu victim, officials said Thursday, as ... Read more...

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Bangalore woman dies of swine flu, India’s toll 19


August 13th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) A 26-year-old school teacher, who died Wednesday at the St. Philomena Hospital here, was Thursday declared by health authorities as Karnataka's first swine flu victim, taking India's death ... Read more...

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Pink slip fear drives Bangalore techies to docs


June 26th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) IT professionals in this tech hub are battling the global downturn with the help of doctors. Living under the constant fear of losing their jobs or ... Read more...

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Bangalore alcoholics say cheers with coffee


June 23rd, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Members of Alcoholics Anonymous celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Bangalore chapter of the group and together said "cheers" -- but without raising their glasses. Instead ... Read more...

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Bangalore prepared to fight swine flu


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) With an average of around 1,200 international passengers landing at Bangalore airport every day, Karnataka says it is taking all possible measures against swine flu that has hit ... Read more...

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Ailing Bihar maths wizard sent to Delhi for treatment


April 13th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) The Bihar government has sent mathematics wizard Vashistha Narayan Singh, who has been suffering for long from schizophrenia, to New Delhi for treatment. But political activists see ... Read more...

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Shinjini’s condition better, says mother Sibani


June 29th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Shinjini Sengupta, the 16-year-old Kolkata girl who lost her voice and movement after she was allegedly rebuked by a TV reality show judges May 19, is better than ... Read more...

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Thirty percent of Indian men drink alcohol: minister


April 16th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) About 30 percent of men and a little less than five percent of women consume alcohol in India, as most start drinking at the age of 20 ... Read more...

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