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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia

June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Himachal to install water filters in 3,000 schools

August 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) To provide safe drinking water to schoolchildren, the Himachal Pradesh government has decided to install water filters in 3,000 primary schools, a minister said here Thursday."Terafil ... Read more...

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Breast-cancer protein purified

August 23rd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Scientists have purified the protein produced by the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2 and used it to study the oncogene's role in DNA repair.The research by two teams ... Read more...

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Walgreens postpones the sale of their genetic test kits

May 14th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walgreens has been forced to put their plans on the backburner for the sale of personal genetic test kits. The Food and Drug Administration intervened into ... Read more...

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Villagers over 35 will be tested for diabetes: Azad

October 4th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) All villagers across India over the age of 35 will be tested for diabetes through easy and affordable test kits to reduce the burden of the lifestyle ... Read more...

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Karnataka orders check-ups for swine flu in all schools

August 14th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday said medical check-ups would be held in all schools in the state in view of the spreading Influenza A (H1N1) virus. There was, however, ... Read more...

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Speed up rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils: Karunanidhi

August 10th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The rehabilitation of Tamils displaced by fighting in Sri Lanka should be speeded up, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Monday. Speaking to reporters, he said: "The rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Scientists racing against time to deliver swine flu test

May 2nd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) A team of genetic experts are racing against time to produce the world's first DNA test for the Mexican strain of swine flu that has led to scores ... Read more...

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AIDS control society plans testing centres in private hospitals

August 9th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 9 (IANS) The Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS) will open 50 Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres (ICTCs) in private hospitals this year. This is in addition to the 72 ... Read more...

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First counter sale of sex infection drug in the UK

August 6th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Health authorities have for the first time approved across-the-counter sale of medicine and test kits for the detection and cure of a common sexually transmitted disease chlamydia without ... Read more...

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New methods to check doping in Olympics

July 31st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) A new testing method has been put in place to check previously undetectable human growth hormone (HGH) during the Beijing Olympic Games. "The new test kits will track ... Read more...

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Blame your jewellery for those unexplained rashes

June 24th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Unexplained skin irritations, rashes have happened to many of us, but still, for a majority, the cause for the breakouts remains a big mystery. Now, a group ... Read more...

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