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Malnutrition highest in four States, Nutrition Mission likely to build momentum: Lancet

The prevalence of low birth weight in India in 2017 was 21·4%, child stunting 39·3%

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Central India new hotspot for Antimicrobial Resistance: Report

Central India is the new hotspot for antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

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Social Activist Vihang Sarnaik- a rising voice for youth

Vihang, an architect by profession has come up with great ideas

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Make the first move: Bumble launches APAC wide pitch competition for women founders

Bumble is an app to bring dating, friend-finding, and career-building to a single platform via Bumbl

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Edtech Startup "AttainU" Raises Angel Funding

AttainU provides career counseling as part of their student assessment process

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IIT Guwahati Scientists Reused Laboratory Waste To Design Nanosensor

This work revolves around the concept of “WASTE TO VALUE”

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Ozonetel join hands with Nityo Infotech to expand to South East Asia

India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions

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Actress LaLa Anthony has a Sweet tooth on Set

Starlett, LaLa Anthony was seen on the set in Chicago ordering goPuff for ice cream and vegan peanut

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The Luxury Dominican Republic 300K Birthday Celebration for Aaron Paul

Paul and Cranston launched Dos Hombres Mezcal in July with its extensive attention to detail.

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Roshni Bhatia: The Lady with Perfection

Indeed, the language of fashion is omnipresent and complete in itself.

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Influencer for a Cause: Ashish Singh

Instagram, the medium to share pictures and videos

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Patience and Hard Work Helped Gurpreet Singh Baidwan To Make His Presence As Producer

Other than being a music producer he also is an owner and a Music Builderzz.

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Dr. Mohana Vamsy- The saviour with a Surgery Mask

‘Early Detection is the only way to achieve cancer-free India’

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Ahmed Meeran: A pure entertainer on the Digital platform

Not to forget, his laptop and sticking papers are an integral part of his Bigg Boss Content.

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Thousands Of People Gather To See The Millionaire Student Sashin Govender At The Staple Center

Fast-forward 22 years later and Sashin is now known as The Millionaire student

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The Secrets behind All About South Florida’s ACHILL3 APPAREL

The Street Wear Brand On the Rise Worn by Your Favorite NFL Players

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Accelerated Research and Development Needed To Eradicate Malaria: WHO

SAGme is composed of 13 leaders and scientists representing a range of disciplines and geographies

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Researchers produce oral tablets for treating fungal infections and ‘Kala Azar’

The disadvantages associated with AmB include high cost, toxicity, and poor bioavailability.

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Urgent policy interventions needed for children leaving childcare institution

The study conducted by Udayan Care, a non-governmental organization

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Accident victim with complex injuries, successfully treated at Nayati Healthcare

Doctors at Nayati Medicity, the flagship initiative of Nayati Healthcare, successfully treated a com

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This Is How Aneesa Sharif Became The Most Successful International Model

Aneesa’s heartfelt accomplishments have are being published in Vogue in 2018.

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Emre Can Ayaydin is all set to launch ASHLEY in India, Will Rope Mohit Kathuria as brand face

Emre Can Ayaydin is very flexible, and that is the reason for his success until now.

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DI4C Launches Unique Campaign For Promoting Gender Equality

Di4C is a knowledge management firm and is the brainchild of Dr. Malika Basu

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Mukul Arora the best fashion designer in the biz

Mukul Arora believes the concept of a conventional Indian wedding has evolved with time

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Tissue Model Reveals Role of Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s

Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons.

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Makeup Artist Taihseen Mohamed Farooq Has Turned Her Passion Into An Entrepreneurial Venture

Taihseen, and Humera started a venture Makeovers By Taihseen and Humera in 2017.

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New Sensor May Help Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer can be detected by measuring the level of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) in blood

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Know About Astrologer Arun Kumar Vyas

Astrology is a pseudoscience that claims to divine information

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Amber Gandotra a leading Entrepreneur of India under 25 in India

Amber is also noted for his other businesses like IT, then salon Business.

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ICMR launches India Hypertension Control Initiative

In India, one in four adults has high blood pressure

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L-Incubator IIM Lucknow Organises a Unique Training Program on Corporate Venturing

NFL entered an MoU with National Fertilizers Limited in June 2019

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Sugar & Salt To Produce Nanocarbon Catalyst For Biofuel Precursors

Biofuels are typically derived from plants waste such as corn cobs.

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IIT ROORKEE SIGNS MoU WITH MADHYA PRADESH RURAL ROAD ACADEMY

MPRRA is an organisation under Panchayat and Rural Development Department

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Muskan Narang creates her own sunshine with her countless fortes

Meet the number one behind all the successful celebrities and PR events

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WHO Launches New Report On The Global Tobacco Epidemic

Quitting tobacco is one of the best things any person can do for their own health

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Entrepreneur Dhrumil Soni Journey Of Success Is Full Of Inspiration

He has been Digital Marketing Manager of many political personalities

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AI-Based Retinal Diagnostic Startup Leben Care Bags Funds from IP Ventures

With over 700 million people worldwide at the risk of retinal damage

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Heart Cells’ Environment A Potentially Major Factor In Heart Disease: Yale Findings

HCM is often caused by gene mutations that affect muscle contraction.

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Serious Falls Are A Health Risk For Adults Under 65: Yale Study

Fall risk factors are highly prevalent in the Baby Boomer generation more generally.

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Know About Master Of Political Digital Campaign Nafih Mohammed Naser

He is currently appointed as the Social Media Coordinator of the Youth Congress, Bangalore district.

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Digital Entrepreneur Anuj Can Be Seen In Mtv's Roadies and Splitsvilla

Branding, Promotion, and Digital advertising are turning into the need of an hour

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Young Entrepreneur & Lifestyle Blogger Gauri Mehta Is New Fashion Diva

She is coming up with her new venture called "Golden Girl Studio"

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Lancet Series on Oral Health - Dentistry Is In A State Of Crisis

Big Sugar and Neglect By Global Health Community Fuel Oral Health Crisis

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Setting records since the 90s, Anu Malik a man with unparalleled versatility!

Anu Malik is the man behind some of the record-breaking longest songs of Bollywood!

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Indian Digital Marketing Guru Manish Singh Is Helping Businesses Grow Online

Google Featured – “Youngest Digital Entrepreneur in World”.

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Know About “One Stop Crisis Centre” For Women Affected By Violence

Ministry of Women and Child Development reviews the functioning of OSCs from time to time.

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"Success Is Not Easy" Producer Phantom Beatz a.k.a Pavan Balley’s Life Is An Example

His career began to gain traction when he first got in touch with an artist who goes by Joe Blow

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Menstrual Cups Are Safe and May Be As Affective As Other Sanitary Products: The Lancet

Around 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they were familiar with how to use

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B2B Marketplace SpanBuy Launches Jugni, An AI-Based Business Manager for MSMEs

Jugni gathers intelligence by processing data on how unorganized businesses function

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1 in 10 Children Missed Out On Life-Saving Vaccines, According To New Data from WHO & UNICEF

New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality, an

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Arafath Sheikh ‘India’s Youngest Karting Sensation’

Arafath Sheikh is gaining experience under the guidance of MMS on the Praga Karts.

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Picture Time in Jashpur

The portable theatre is owned by a Delhi-based entrepreneur who has named it Picture Time.

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Modern Day Success Story of Star Dyar Al- Ashtari

Media buying on digital platforms has allowed marketers to trace the customers’ journey

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Behind The Scene In 2019's Blogging Industry By Devina Malhotra

Devina Malhotra Chadha is the founder of three times awards fashion

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Influencers Are Arguably The Most Powerful Force In Fashion Marketing; Santwinder Singh Waraich

Read How Santwinder Singh Waraich became the most successful fashion influencer

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Afreen Rahat Takes A Leap From Balaji TV Show’s To Bollywood

Afreen was crowned as Miss Delhi, India finalist in 2017

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Here Is How Forecast Of Extreme Rainfall Events Can Be Improved

QPF to IMD forecasts, there can be more reliable extreme event forecasts

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Guinness World Record Certificate For Conducting Largest Session On Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Motherhood Hospital and Spherule Foundation participated is one of the 40,000 world records

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Read About The Mesmerising Musical Journey Of Pak Singer "Jay Kadn"

Under T-Series Jay released a Punjabi dance track called ‘Gabru’ which was released in India

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Human Atlas - An Initiative For Holistic Understanding Of Human Biology

Human Cell Atlas project was launched in 2016 as a collaborative effort between scientists

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Celebrity Manager Hardeepak Singh to Launch Fresh Talents In Pollywood, Read More

Ghaint Geet currently has over 1.5 million Spotify streams currently

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Meet Samar Mondol, the President’s Photographer

Breaking all odds, a school dropout ends up as an official photographer for 8 Indian President’s

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Ranchi's Medanta Hospital Slammed By Jharkhand Government For Medical Negligence

Principal Secretary to CM Sunil Kumar Barnwal ordered action against the hospital management

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40% Women In India Miss Their Daily Routine Because Of Severe Period Pain

Sanfe aims to make # Red Dot Campaign world’s largest platform for sharing period pain stories

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Goldman Prashant Laxman Sapkal Journey From Mass To Celebrity

Goldman of India wears approximate 5 kgs gold on a daily basis in his entire anatomy

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Know How Young Entrepreneur Chad Nutsch - Founded Activewear Company "Hera Hero"

27-year-old business maverick Chad Nutsch has built his 4th multi-million dollar business.

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Entrepreneur Harish Pednekar Shares How Hard Work and Positivity Helped Him Be On The Top

Harish Pednekar's first celebrity interview was with Shah Rukh Khan during Dilwale

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Know About Top 10 Sites On The Web

The first-ever website (info.cern.ch) was published on August 6, 1991

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ScoutMyTrip's Vineet Rajan - The Road Tripping Entrepreneur

The first bullet-baraats on 22 Royal Enfield bikes at his wedding in 2013.

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Shocking Case Of Medical Negligence In Gurugram: Left Kidney Punctured Instead Of Right

Complaint against surgeons at Pushpanjali Hospital, Gurugram for gross medical negligence, and cover

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India Will Overtake China As The World’s Most Populous Country By 2027, UN Population Report

By 2050, a quarter of the population in European and Northern America could be 65 or over

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A droplet walks into an electric field : MIT Research

Electrospraying is commonly used to aerosolize biomolecules from a solution

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New Study Finds No Link Between HIV Infection And Contraceptive Methods

Among the 7829 women who took part in the study, 397 HIV infections occurred.

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FDA for Effectiveness, Safety of New Drug for Treatment of Drug-Resistant TB

Pretomanid, an investigational anti-TB drug, is the subject of a New Drug Application (NDA)

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Aniket Shaw, A Kolkata Boy Waits To Blossom In Cricket

Aniket has practiced in three different IPL sessions and once with the team India

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Engineering Physics Bachelor’s programme launched at IIT Mandi in Engineering Physics

This course will prepare students to apply Physics to tackle these 21st century challenges.

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Girl Effect and the Government of Canada partner with Women Deliver

Multiple data and knowledge gaps remain regarding youth’s sexual and reproductive health.

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2.5 Million Newborn Die Every Year Because Of Low Birthweight : Study

20 million babies were born with a low birthweight (less than 2500g; 5.5 pounds) in 2015

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Stress A Leading Cause Of High-Risk Pregnancy In First-Time Mothers

10% rise in the number of first-time mothers experiencing stress for the last five years- Doctors

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IIT Bhubaneswar Back On The Track After Severe Damage In `Fani’

Examinations of 3rd and 4th year students were rescheduled to 6th and 7th of this month.

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Researchers At IIT Mandi Show Zinc Supplementation Suppresses Fat Deposition In The Liver

The research by IIT Mandi recently published in the journal of Nanomedicine

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Phone Pe Users Hit With Massive UPI Fraud, Company Assures Action

A Fake Phone Pe's Account Asks For UPI On Twitter and Steals Money

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VIT Person of the Year : Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

We live in a society today that respects money and power more than anything else.

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IIT Researchers Develop Braille Laptop For Visually Impaired

The DotBook is slated to be opened for bookings starting March, 2019.

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India Health Fund Launches TB Quest

Applications will be accepted till April 8, 2019.

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Surprise! India and China are greening faster than rest of the world

The study has been published in journal Nature Sustainability.

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TB Activists Challenge TB Drug Patent In India

An estimated 558,000 people developed DR-TB in 2017

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A Pilot Dares to Dream, To Establish a Flight Simulation Training Centre in Delhi NCR

India is facing shortage of high end simulators to handle this growing aviation industry

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IIT Madras Team Models Nerve Cells Associated With Spatial Navigation In Mammals

Spatial cells are key elements of the space mapping circuitry of the brain.

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One Stop Centre For Endometriosis Information Launched

Endometriosis is an abnormal growth of tissues similar to the uterine lining

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CSIR Labs Develop ‘Green’ Crackers

NEERI have developed greener version of what are called `bijli’ crackers.

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Study Says Addressing Vulnerabilities Of Female Sex Workers Key To HIV-Prevention

Measuring vulnerability among female sex workers in India using a multidimensional framework

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Privacy Concerns of Patients on Smart Pills must be addressed: Study

Surveilled compliance with provider-recommended drug treatments will function like a magic pill.

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Rural Health Workers Thank Modi for Higher Incentive

The government provides villages with a trained female Accredited Social Health Activist or ASHA.

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IIT Madras to Collaborate with IEOT - ONGC to Enhance Life of Offshore Platforms

Industry-academic collaboration and a good start has been made between IIT Madras and ONGC. ”

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New Gene Therapy via Skin can Combat Cocaine Addiction

mice exposed to alcohol retained a learned fondness for that drug.

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Akshaya Patra Starts Outreach Campaign On Malnutrition

'No wastage of food’ and support under-served people by feeding them.

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Drumming An Hour A Week May Boost Academics In Autistic Kids

Rock drumming is a potent intervention for individuals experiencing brain disorders

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US-Based NRDC To Empower Gujarat's Women Through Solar-Powered Pumps

This source of clean, cheap energy does three things, Suh told .

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Rising global temperatures likely to up heat-related deaths: Study

Urges countries to make additional efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Women Make More Suicide Attempts, But It Is Men Who Die More : Study

Suicide is the leading cause of death in the 15-39-year age group.

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Coffee May Prolong Lifespan For People With Kidney Disease

Kidney disease to drink more caffeine may reduce their mortality.

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US Award For Indian-Born Woman Research Scholar

The Society will honour Rajalakshmi with the award on October 2 at Bologna, Italy

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Novel Device To Improve Diagnosis Of Dizziness

This eliminates any risk that the test itself could cause hearing damage

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 Ever Wondered Why Some People Seem To Feel Less Pain Than Others !

Mindfulness can aid in treating chronic pain: Study Finds

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IIT-Hyderabad Developing New Electrodes For High Energy Density Lithium-Ion Batteries

Dr. Martha’s studies have been published in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society

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Every Fourth Person In The World Is Physical Inactive

The study’s release comes ahead of the Third United Nations General Assembly

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Finger Prick To Test For Cancer

RNAs are genetic material used to synthesise proteins.

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A New Lease on Life: Street to School

A recent study provides an estimate of about 5 lakh people who are forced into begging.

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TB Alliance Launches Clinical Trial For New TB Drug

SimpliciTB will test the efficacy of a four-month treatment with the BPaMZ regimen

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WHO Announces Changes In MDR-TB Treatment Regimen

TB is among the oldest diseases known to mankind

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‘Sulabh Jal’ - Making Contaminated Water Potable At Just 50 Paise A Litre

New water purification process can produce 8,000 litres of potable water per day at nominal cost.

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Testosterone Treatment Can Bring New Hope For Cancer Patients

Approximately 20 per cent of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia

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Study On Sepsis In Newborns And Antibiotic Prescribing Practices Launched

Outcomes of interest will include mortality, antibiotic use and duration of antimicrobial therapy

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“DNA Barcode” To Deliver Personalised Care For Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer is not one but 10 or 11 diseases that are distinct molecular entities

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NPTEL and National Institute for Research in TB to Train Doctors

'End TB' Strategy and the 'TB Free Chennai initiative that have been rolled out recently.

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WHO Announces New Drug To Prevent Post Partum Haemorrhage

Approximately 70 000 women die every year because of post-partum haemorrhage

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New Drug To Save Women's Lives From Post-Childbirth Bleeding: WHO

Approximately 70,000 women die every year because of post-partum haemorrhage

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First Time In India, Chewable Vitamins To Enhance Hair Growth

Power Gummies carter to today's young and conscious generation

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Yoga Increases Physical Activity, Says WHO

WHO has said routine physical activity is central to life-long health and wellbeing

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Yoga Effective As Fall Prevention In Elderly: Research

The study spread over three months involved 50 people aged between 60-81 years

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Lupus – The Disease That Can Present Just With Joint Pains Initially

Young woman from Iran battles with Lupus; find hopes in Mumbai

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Adolescents in Bihar Aware of Availability of Sex Determination Tests

Adolescents had few sources of information on puberty and sexual and reproductive matters.

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Adolescents In UP Have Limited Awareness On Sexual Matters

UDAYA uses both cross-sectional and longitudinal designs and focuses on unmarried boys

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Jan Aushadhi Kendras to be increased to 5000, PM

Government has opened 92 medical colleges and increased MBBS seats by 15000.

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Primary Health Care Facilities Not Prepared to Provide Quality Obstetric and Newborn Care

PHCs and CHCs failed to meet the national standards for basic intrapartum care capacity

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WHO Launches Action Plan for Physical Activity and Health

Physical inactivity is more than a health challenge

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Centre to Push for Amendments to Indecent Representation of Women Act

Penalty similar to that provided under the Information Technology Act, 2000

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Health Activists Question High Level Group on Health

The term “health sector” has a discernible market connotation

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MoU Signed for Management of Widows’ Home in Vrindavan

Uttar Pradesh government will be responsible for activities

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Government Proposes to Include Multiple Sclerosis in Ayushman Bharat

Multiple Sclerosis effectively manage and cope with the disease.

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Menstruation Needs to Be Talked About

Mother’s advice and information comes with lot of traditional myths and beliefs.

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Ireland Votes for Lifting Ban on Abortion

Final figures were 66.4% in favour of the change

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Nipah Virus outbreak, Centre sends expert team to Kerala

`Nipah virus’ in Kozhikode district of Kerala.

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Training Health Workers Can Help Manage Hypertension in Villages

The study was conducted in Trivandrum in Kerala, West Godavari and Rishi Valley

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Investing on Health Can Help Gain, WHO

Saving lives, spending less: a strategic response to NCDs issues

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Indian-Origin British Doctor Launches Two Research Journals

''European Journal of Sciences (EJS)'' & ''European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)

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Ayushman Bharat Will Be A Game Changer In The Healthcare : J P Nadda

Ayushman Bharat- PMRSSM will protect around 50 crore people

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Expedite Efforts To End Rabies, Says WHO

Rabies is a viral disease that occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.

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Globally, There Are Approximately 9 Million Pregnant Carriers of Thalassemia Annually

Need of the hour is newer therapeutic modalities that are safe and more effective

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IIT Roorkee Identifies Molecule with Antiviral Activity Against Chikungunya

Pep-I — has higher antiviral activity against chikungunya virus.

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A Healthy Baby Is Born

India has one of the largest immunization programmes in the world

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WHO Appreciates Ujjawala Scheme

Country targets to reach 80 million households by 2020.

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IIT Roorke Develops A Mobile App To Save Lives of Heart Failure Patients

Dhadkan App is freely available on Google Play Store for the use of doctors and patients.

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Smart Tips to Find Your Sweet Spot in the Development Sector

“How do I work in the Development Sector?” is no longer “Join an NGO”.

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Twelve Things You Didn't Know About Immunization

Reaching every child: Nearly 13 million children went unvaccinated in 2016

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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Malaria

Every two minutes, a child dies of malaria

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Critical Appraisal Skills Online Course For Health Journalists Launched

The course was launched to mark the World Immunisation Week.

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Ignorance Leads To High Risk of Cervical and Breast Cancer

Women at 65 and above years of age should definitely undergo screening

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China and India Contribute to Half of Global Deaths due to Air Pollution, Global Study

India now rivals China for among the highest air pollution health burdens in the world

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All police officers should be re-trained on all aspects of sexual offences, Maneka Gandhi

Special cell only for sexual offences or specially for sexual offences on children

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Analysis Reflects Steady Rise In Sexual Offences Against Children, CRY

A sexual offence is committed against a child in India every 15 minutes

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Home Based Care for Young Child Crucial Component of Poshan Abhiyaan

Swasth Bharat Preraks would function as a catalyst for fast tracking the implementation of the Abhiy

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A Privilege Health Card for Senior Citizens!

Multispeciality hospital, Goregaon has unveiled a privilege health card for senior citizens to get b

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Civil Society Groups Criticize New Draft National Forest Policy, 2018

Natural forests serve as a gene pool resource and help to maintain ecological balance.

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Bengaluru-based IISc Best Institution In The Country: NIRF

IISc stood first in the university category, followed by JNU and BHU

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India’s War on Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotics differ from almost every other class of drugs in one important and dangerous way.

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India Has The Highest Burden And Drug Resistance: Survey

With A Population of 1.32 billion, India Has The Highest Burden Of Tuberculosis.

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IIT Madras Ties Up With Deakin University

IIT Madras and Deakin University would form the platform for growth and increased research

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India Is Committed To Eliminating TB By 2025, Says PM

Tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease that kills 4.80 lakh people every year in the country

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New Ideas Feeding The Start-Up Ecosystem In India

Start-ups In India Are Thriving On Digitalisation, A Millennial Workforce, Unbridled Ambitions

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Prime Minister To Inaugurate End TB Summit

Leaders From Across The Globe Are Converging here for an End TB Summit.

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WHO Launches New Guidance On Reducing Tobacco Demand

Tobacco kills Over Seven Million People Annually

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Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia Under Strict Guidelines

In a `Living Will' , A Person Can Make A Statement In Advance That Their Life Should Not Be Prolong

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IIT Hyderabad Launches First-of-Its-Kind Incubator In Chip Designing

Christened the Fabless Chip Design Incubator Program, or FabCI, It Will Be Based In the IIT Hyderaba

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Health Activists Express Discontent Over Rajasthan Health Budget

Preventive And Primary Health Care Services Have For Long Been In A State Of Neglect In Rajasthan

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World Is Failing Newborn Babies, Says UNICEF

Babies from the best places to be born up to 50 times less likely to die in the first month of life

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Health Rights Groups Unhappy Over SC Order

PIL was admitted in the Supreme Court in February 2009

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Celebrating Shivratri, the Kashmiri Way.....

Kashmir Valley it is `herath’ meaning `utter surprise’!

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IIT Madras Develops Algorithm for Health Monitoring Wearable Device

MedIoTek has been working on this wearable platform for past four years

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Religion Should Be A Matter Of Informed Choice: Swami Agnivesh

The discussion, whose theme was ' Hinduism and Hindutva', was organised by a group of civil servants

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WHO Data Shows High Levels of Antibiotic Resistance to Serious Infections

GLASS is expected to perform a similar function for common bacterial pathogens

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Lives of Sunderbans “Tiger Widows’’ Set To Change

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak who founded Sulabh International in 1970

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Radical Minds fortifies its presence in IT-BPO Industry

The launch of the State of the art new facility in Gurgaon

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Little Hearts Marathon - 25,000 Children Participated To Raise Awareness For A Healthy Heart

Funds generated from the marathon will be utilised for the Paediatric Cardiac Surgery department

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WHO Prequalifies Indian Typhoid Vaccine

Typhoid is a serious and sometimes fatal disease spread through contaminated food and water

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Rural Women Have Resilience to Cope with Climate Risks: Study

The study has been published in journal World Development

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IIT-Roorkee Faculty Gets Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award

Cancer is the second largest cause of death worldwide including India

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Women’s Health Coalition Welcomes Relook of Population Policy

ARC is a coalition of more than 170 civil society organisations and individuals

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Public Health Community Welcomes Increased Budget for Health

National Health Policy, 2017 to raise expenditure on health to 2.5% by 2025

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Half the World Lacks Access To Essential Health Services : Report

100 million still pushed into extreme poverty because of health expenses

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FICCI Comes In Support of Private Healthcare Sector

India is unique in having almost 80% of quality healthcare in the country

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WHO’s Safe Childbirth Checklist Improves Quality of Care in UP

In this randomized study conducted from 2014 to 2016, birth attendants and managers

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Faced With Climate Change, Nagaland to Revive Traditional Rice Varieties

Farmers need new varieties which are drought and heat resistant.

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Government Announces National Nutrition Mission

The Mission will be rolled out with a three year budget of Rs.9046.17 crore starting 2017-18.

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IIT Roorkee Leads Consortium For Zero Peak Energy Building Design in India

The Project Will Work Majorly On Improved Building Designs, Low-energy Cooling And Heating.

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One In 10 Medical Products In Low And Middle Income Countries Not Of Standard: WHO

Sometimes, offshore companies and bank accounts have been used to facilitate the sale of falsified

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India Announces Daily Dose Regimen For TB Treatment

WHO Global TB Report, 2017 has reported that incidence of TB has reduced

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Appeal To Implement Latest TB Testing Standards By March 2018

Gglobal TB Burden—40 percent Of People With TB Remain Undiagnosed.

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India Is Home To Close To 97,000 Children With Type 1 Diabetes

New therapy on the block: Cell based therapy shows promise in treatment of diabetes

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PM Level Is Declining, Air Quality Also Improved, Says Dr. Harsh Vardhan

There has been a decline in PM10 values – from 712.1 to 566.6 micrograms and decline in PM2.5 levels

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IIT-Roorkee Finds Technique Which Could Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

According to an estimate, about 1,900 people die every day due to antibiotic resistant infections

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Kerala Man's ‘Extra Sensory’ Powers Predict Quake This Year-End

The letter did not move the Indian government, while making waves in Pakistan

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Alarming Air Pollution: Odd-Even Back In Delhi From November 13 To 17

The scheme, under which odd number vehicles ply on odd dates and even numbered on even dates, will b

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Quick, Cost-Effective Method To Identify Throat Infections In Offing

Most common cause of throat infections in humans is S. pyogenes bacteria

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Stop Using Antibiotics Routinely Among Animals: WHO

WHO has published a list of critically important antimicrobials for human medicine

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India Has Shown The Highest Positive Change In Preventing Pneumonia and Diarrhea

Exclusive breastfeeding protects infants from pneumonia and diarrhea

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Cheaper Drugs For Hepatitis C

MSF treats people with hepatitis C in 11 countries

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Finally, Antiviral Drug For Dengue In The Offing

New drug is derived from a plant called Cissampelos pareira Linn (Cipa)

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WHO Appreciates India's Efforts In Enhancing Funding To End TB By 2025

In 2016, there were an estimated 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide

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World Stroke Day - Children can also get stroke, not only adults

Paediatric stroke ranges from 1.2 to 13 cases per 100,000 among children below 18 years of age

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Need To Invest In Adolescents, Say Experts

India is expected to have 297 million adolescents by 2050

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Areas Selected For Smart City Development Are Heat Islands: Study

Study covered 89 of 100 areas selected for development of smart cities

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Stage Set For Global Conference On Adolescent Health

The mortality of adolescents globally stands at a staggering 1.5 million deaths per year

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UN Report Says, 7000 Newborns Die Every Day

At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030

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Silence Evades Silence Zones In India

But how silent are so-called silence zones in India?

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Cisco To Digitize Mid-Day Meal Programme

Cisco has been associated with Akshaya Patra since 2007

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Scientists Crack Hair Loss Mystery, In Mice To Begin With

The researchers have published their findings in journal Scientific Reports

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'Is your Child Complaining of Joint Pain? It May be Juvenile Arthritis'

Juvenile Arthritis (JA) usually affects individuals under 16 years of age

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Diplomatic Missions in India Champion the Cause of Girls on Girl Child Day

International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every year on October 11

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Bihar Continues To Have High Percentage Of Child Marriages

3.8 million underage mothers 1.4 million had 2 or more children

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World Mental Health Day : Addressing Mental Health in India

Survey Report : 10% of the Indian population suffers from Common Mental Disorders

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World Cerebral Palsy Day

Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common disabilities in childhood

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Bharat Biotech’s Typbar-TCV, Vaccine Confirms High Efficacy

Multidrug-resistant Salmonella typhi has become a major public health problem,

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WHO’s Ambitious New Strategy To Reduce Cholera Deaths by 2030

Cholera kills an estimated 95, 000 people and affects 2.9 million more every year.

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India Registers Three Point Decline In Infant Mortality

There were 90,000 fewer infant deaths in 2016 as compared to 2015.

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Serum Institute’s Vaccine Shows Significant Efficacy Against Severe Rotavirus

ROTASIIL reduced severe rotavirus diarrhea by more than a third – 39.5 percent over two years.

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World Heart Day - Be Stress-Free

Hypertension is one of the most common risk factors of Coronary artery diseases

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Urban Nutrition Data released: Hypertensions highest in Kerala and stunting in Uttar Pradesh

Report is based on comprehensive urban nutrition survey that was carried out by NNMB

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25 Million Unsafe Abortions Were Performed Globally Between 2010-2014, The Lancet

Approximately 55% of all abortions from 2010 to 2014 were conducted safely

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Quick Diagnosis Of Dengue Possible In Remote Areas: Study

Researchers did study on 249 individuals living in tribal locations.

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Small Steps Bring a Big Change

GARIMA meetings brought a sea change in her and in the girls of her group

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Prioritize Early Childhood Development : UNICEF

There is no period more critical in a child's development than the first 1,000 days of life

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Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) On ‘World Contraception Day 2017’

In India, Millions of women lack access to contraceptive options.

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Early Detection and Diagnosis Can Help Alzheimer’s Patient Lead A Better Life

Worldwide one case of Alzheimer's is detected every 3.2 seconds

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Nirvaan Becomes India’s Youngest Surviving Preterm 22 Week Baby

SAKSHI - India’s first surviving 23 week baby was also discharged from the same

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38% Policymakers In India Know Little or Nothing About SDGs: Survey

What data and evidence do they rely on to make their decisions?

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The World Congress On Adolescent Health To Be Held In India Next Month

Tobacco, alcohol and other substance use contribute to health concerns among adolescents

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India Saved 10 Lakh Children Between 2005-2015: Lancet Study

Almost equal number of boys and girls under age five died in 2015.

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Not Enough New Antibiotics In The Pipeline : UN Report

Urgent need for more investment in research and development for antibiotic-resistant infections

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New Study Finds Teenagers Across Countries Face Damaging Gender Stereotypes

Groundbreaking 15-country study released today by the Global Early Adolescent Study

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Indian Scientists Testing Dendritic Therapy Against Cervix Cancer

NII scientists are using this strategy to develop the new weapon against cancer of the cervix

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85% Household Members Now Use Latrines To Defecate: New Survey

India is paying a heavy price because of preventable water-borne diseases

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New Strategy Proposed To Make Breast Cancer Therapy Effective

Breast cancer stem cells are resistant to drugs, live longer and proliferate once chemotherapy ends

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Rakhi Gope Adjudged Most Promising Individual For 2017

Rakhi has received numerous threats to her life in her fight to eliminate human trafficking

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More People Sleep Empty Stomach Now, Latest Report

Global hunger appears to be on the rise, affecting 11 percent of the global population

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Proposal To Expand Definition Of `Near Relatives’ For Organ Donation Welcomed

Organ transplant program in India is overwhelmingly dependent on altruistic donation by living indiv

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UNICEF Scales-Up Relief For Rohingya Facing Critical ‘Shortages Of Everything'

Conditions on the ground place children at high risk of water-borne disease

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Government To Hold A High Level Meeting Tomorrow On Safety And Protection Of Children In School

Supreme Court will also take up a case of security in schools and is likely to issue guidelines.

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State Of Newborn In India

The current Neonatal Mortality Rate is 28 per 1000 live births.

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Work Towards Delhi Call To Action To End TB: WHO

TB remains the largest cause of death and suffering due to any communicable disease

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One Child’s Story Of The Search For Treatment For Kidney Disease

Seham was just 6 years old when she was first diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

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Research Finding: Arthritis Drug May Treat Stomach Cancer

Diflunisal is presently used to relieve mild to moderate pain.

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Eliminate Hepatitis from WHO South-East Asia Region: Amitabh Bachchan

Each year viral hepatitis infects millions of people across the Region, killing 410 000 people

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IIT Roorkee Researchers Develop A New, Low Cost Method For Treatment Of Osteoarthritis

The research published in the `Journal for Materials Science—Biomaterials.’

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Women Deliver 2019 To Be Held In Vancouver

The Conference will be held in Vancouver from June 3-6.

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People In Conflict-Ridden Nations Lack Access To Drinking Water, Says UNICEF

In the Indian context, preserving every drop of groundwater is critical to India’s water security.

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Two New Birth Control Options For Women, “Antara” And “Chayya” Launched By Government

Mission Parivar Vikas, a central family planning initiative has also been launched by the Ministry

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Technology Can Help Improve TB Management: Experts

India has 2.6 million TB cases annually and as many as 1 million patients are still missed

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Implantable Silk Mat Developed To Speed Up Bone Healing

Knee replacement surgery is another option but not affordable by many

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Investing In The Needs Of Adolescents Through A Comprehensive Approach

Research has shown that adolescence is a critical stage in human development

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Transgenders– Fighting For Their Rights

More likely to be disadvantaged in education with just 46%, as compared to 74% in the general.

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Honouring Last Mile Champions

Plan India presents ‘Impact Awards’ to the Frontline Community Workers

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Probiotic Can Prevent Infections In Infants

Thousands of infants die due to infections in the first few weeks of their life

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Scientists Develop Natural Material For Faster Blood Clotting

These structures were then synthesized and evaluated under laboratory conditions.

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Maneka Gandhi Raises Concern Over Blue-Whale Game Challenge

Ms Gandhi suggested that the Game Challenge be removed from social media

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Government Fixes Ceiling Prices Of Knee Implants

The move comes within months of fixing of prices for stents.

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CSIR Lab To Develop New TB Drug

An agreement has been signed to explore validity of initial findings.

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NHRC Issues Notice To U.P. Govt. On Gorakhpur Hospital Deaths

NHRC Observed That Reported Deaths Amount To Violation Of Right To Life And Health

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A Cruel Season Of Death in Gorakhpur

It Only Speaks Of The Systemic Failure That Has Sniffed Out More Than 60 Innocent Lives.

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Recognize India’s complexities, says Gates Foundation

Gates Foundation has learned a lot about how to be an effective partner

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Milkha Singh Appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Promoting physical activity for health is an important intervention

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Futuristic Safe Injection System: A Big Leap Towards Affordable Healthcare

It is a method and device for sustainable drug delivery system.

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India Heading For Elimination Of Measles And Rubella By 2020

Rubella, although a mild viral illness, can lead to serious consequences

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Indian Scientists Resurrect World War Era Drug To Fight Malaria

ACF was previously used as a trypanocidal agent against a range of infections during World War II

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Men Oppose Dilution Of Women-Centric Laws

It has demanded withdrawal of the WCD Ministry's directive to the NCW and has also opposed other rec

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Mother's Milk For Infants In Wadia Hospital, Women Counseled To Donate Milk

To create awareness about the advantages of mother’s milk; nurses from the hospital prepared posters

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Indian Expert Contests BMJ Article On Antibiotic Resistance

“We need research to prove safety of `stop antibiotics when you feel better’ approach

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For Future Cancer Drugs, Scientists Look To Clues From Outer Space

Cancer cells have also been known to die under microgravity

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Hiroshima Isotopes Help Solve Himalayan Quake Puzzle

Indian geologists have unlocked mystery surrounding the 1950 Assam-Tibet earthquake

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Electricity From Water Tech Ready For Takeoff

Dr Kotnala heads the Environmental Sciences and Biomedical Metrology division at NPL

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Stroke Research In India Being Promoted By Two Foreign Universities

George Institute for Global Health and University of Central Lancashire join hands

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Supriya Singh: Her Journey From A Remote U.P. Village To Becoming A Research Scholar

Supriya’s Research Work Has Been Published by Cambridge Scholar Publishing, U.K.

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Quality Of Preschool Education In India Not Developmentally Appropriate For Children

Many state governments allow children to enter school before the age of 6

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New Antibiotic Delivery System Could Improve Cancer Treatment

The system could help improve cancer treatment in future.

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India’s First Trauma Registry Raises Hope For Accident Victims

Over 1.4 million lives are lost in road accidents in India every year

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India launches A New Injectable Contraceptive To Mark The World Population Day

India launched a new injectable contraceptive under its public health system

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10 Women Die Every Day In India Due To Unsafe Abortion

Unsafe abortion is the third leading cause of maternal deaths in India

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Training the Trainers to Save Lives

Before 2014 there was no separate facility for training on safe abortions

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Coming, A New Treatment For Drug-Resistant Gonorrhoea

Entasis and GARDP Will Co-develop the first-in-class Antibiotic, Zoliflodacin

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Antibiotic Resistance Making Gonorrhoea Difficult To Treat, Says WHO

There are no affordable, rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests for Gonorrhoea.

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3 Out Of 4 Elephants In Asia Live In Poor Condition: Latest Report

Research `Taken for a Ride’ was done by the World Animal Protection.

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7.7 Million More Women In India Are Using Modern Contraception

India projects to spend 3 billion US Dollars on family planning by 2020

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Road Injuries A Major Killer

Road traffic injuries kill approximately 3,16,000 people each year in the South East Asian Region

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Bhutan and Maldives Eliminate Measles

India launched its Measles-Rubella vaccine in February this year

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Jaipur Foot Goes to Atlanta

Jaipur Foot has a presence in 29 countries and is developed Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti

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WHO Reworks Essential Medicines List to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

The WHO Essential Medicines List is used by many countries to increase access to medicines

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PFI writes to Assam Health Minister on the proposed two child policy in the State

Assam's draft Population Policy evokes understanding of the economic, social concerns

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India Has To Evolve Best Methods To Manage Water And Environmental Issues

Too much or Not enough, Managing Water in a Changing Climate

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus To Be Next Director-General Of WHO

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will succeed Dr Margaret Chan

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Civil Society Organizations Raise Concern Over India’s Possibility Of Joining SUN Movement

If a country becomes a member of SUN, it is labeled as a “SUN country”

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Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Raises $2.1 Million For Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Bengaluru

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Tobacco Consumption Causes Infertility, Says Doctor

"The problem exists in men as much as in females," said Vaid.

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Treatment Upto Rs 10,000 Free For Poor At Lucknow Trauma Centre

KGMU will treat the poor for free in the first 24-hours of admission to its critical care unit

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Only Few Indians Know Their Blood Pressure, Report

Fewer among them get their blood pressure checked regularly, a new study says.

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World Hypertension Day : Hypertension Can Affect Children Too, Not Just Adults

Left ventricular hypertrophy occurs commonly in children and adolescents with high BP

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Over A Million Adolescents Die Every Year Globally Due To Preventable Causes: WHO

Adolescents have been entirely absent from national health plans for decades

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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Launched Under Universal Immunisation

The launch was done by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister

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Amitabh Bachchan Appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis

The veteran actor has been brought on board to boost awareness

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Govt Allays Apprehensions Over Side-Effect of Immunization

The Immunization coverage in the country is 71% which is targeted to go up to 90% by 2019

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Road Traffic Crashes Remain the Top Cause of Death of those Aged 15-29 Years

Approximately 1.25 million people die on the world’s roads every year

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Environmental Pollution Linked To Higher Cancer Rates

Counties with poor environmental quality demonstrated a higher incidence of cancer cases

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EyeScribe - A Solution for the Visually Impaired People

Our life is like a web page. The brain sends us pop-ups every day and we should never block them.

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Tata Trust to Establish Cancer Centre in Tirupati

Tata Trusts have been working in cancer care for several decades across a spectrum of activities

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Future of non-domicile students in peril as Maharashtra changes PG medical admission rule

Cruel blow to about 2000 doctors as they have been rendered ineligible for admissions

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India to tackle drug resistance on a mission mode

The government intends to initiate several activities to raise awareness and knowledge about AMR

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Government to launch Measles-Rubella vaccine in five States from February 5

The Government will introduce Rubella vaccine under the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP)

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ICMR launches Registry of Indian Rare Diseases

A disease is defined rare in India when it affects only 1 in 2,500 people

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UN Appreciates India’s New Initiative of Free HIV Treatment

The Government of India is showing bold leadership and commitment to people living with HIV

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UNICEF Reached Out to Almost Half of the World’s Under-5

By 2030, an estimated 1 in 4 people will live in urban poor communities, mainly in Africa and Asia

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WHO calls for concerted efforts to reduce malaria burden

The world has made significant progress in reducing malaria’s deadly burden

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Focus on control of diabetes in young, says Dr Jitendra Singh

The more serious concern is upsurge of Diabetes in younger age groups

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A Unique E-Waste Management system to support ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’

PAC Waste Tracker mobile app targets to monitor the primary waste collection

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Saying No to Cancer, Yes To Life and Passion

Important decision - Not to focus on cancer and its attendant visitors

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Lifesaving Bio-drug to prevent heart attacks enters advanced Phase-2 of Clinical Trials

Phase two of clinical trials is carried out to test the efficacy and side effect of the drugs on hum

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Now, a Food Safety Mission to check food wastage

According to Ciphet, a harvest-research body, the value of food lost annually is about Rs. 92,000 cr