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Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria 6.6.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The DNA of deadly strains of plague, dysentery, and cholera were decoded in what the researchers said was an effort to better understand some of the world`s most dangerous diseases and develop new ways to fight them.
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Health Ministry to immunize healthcare workers with Hepatitis- B vaccine 1.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
On directions of Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a decision to vaccinate all healthcare workers who are at an increased risk of acquiring Hepatitis-B infection such as those involved in conducting deliveries, giving injections and exposed to blood or blood products.
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Social workers change the world, not smiling celebrity faces: Big B 31.5.2018 General News
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes more than celebrities, social workers should be lauded for the efforts they make towards the welfare of the society."Just delivering pertinent written lines and presenting a smiling celebrity face is not going to change the world, but an effort is made, a beginning is visible and from there it takes its own course," Amitabh wrote on his blog."The ones that do the maximum work and who should be lauded and decorated the most should be the 'workers', who travel from destination to destination right into the interiors of the country propagating these campaigns to perfection."They are the true ambassadors, the true heroes of any such campaign... And regrettably, they are ones that get the least attention," he added.The 75-year-old further wrote: "Whether it is the Swachch Bharat, the Beti Bachao Andolan, the tiger, the elephant saves, TB, Hepatitis B, Diabetes and the many more that I work for... It must never be forgotten that the one that delivers and ..
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Male child victims of Sexual abuse should be included in the States/UTs Victim Compensation Scheme/Fund 30.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In a letter addressed to the Chief Ministers of all States/UTs, Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, has urged the States/UTs to issue necessary directions to the concerned departments to take necessary steps for including male child victims of sexual abuse in the Victim Compensation Scheme/Fund.
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City sitting on a powder keg of health crisis 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Kozhikode witnessing mounting number of fever cases in recent years
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HPV vaccination not linked to risk of autoimmune disorders: Study 28.5.2018 General News
Taking the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccination is not linked with increased risk of autoimmune disorders in girls, according to researchers.
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Study finds no link between HPV vaccine, autoimmune disorders 28.5.2018 General News
The vaccination against Humanpapilloma Virus (HPV) does not increase the risk of autoimmune disorders, according to a study.Human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted disease worldwide, affecting 50 percent-75 percent of sexually active people. The quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccine is effective at protecting against 90 percent of the strains that cause cervical and anal cancer.Despite studies showing safety of the vaccine, there have been concerns about a possible link to autoimmune disorders."Despite demonstrated effectiveness in real-world settings, concerns continue to persist regarding the safety of the HPV4 vaccine. In light of these concerns, we wanted to study the HPV4 vaccination since it was being offered free to all grade 8 girls in Ontario through school-based clinics," said Dr. Jeffrey Kwong.To determine whether the HPV4 vaccination triggered autoimmune conditions such lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis, ...
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It begins with diagnosis 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
How often have you popped antibiotics without quite knowing what infection you had? Whether it is fever, diarrhoea, or cough, medicines are heavily
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What is hepatitis control all about? 19.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
What is it?The World Health Organisation has listed viral hepatitis as a major public health problem throughout the world and particularly in India. “
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What is hepatitis control is all about? 19.5.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
What is it?The World Health Organisation has listed viral hepatitis as a major public health problem throughout the world and particularly in India. “
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Abortion clinics in US to lose funding under new rule 19.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Trump regime plans to cut federal funding to hundreds of clinics providing the service.
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Abortion clinics to lose funding under new Trump rule 19.5.2018 General News
Anti-abortion activists won a major victory today when President Donald Trump's administration announced plans for a rule that would cut federal funding to hundreds of US clinics providing the service. "We thank President Trump for taking action to disentangle taxpayers from the abortion business," said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion group. Federal funds are already barred from directly financing abortions, but clinics have been able to obtain public money for their other activities, such as consultations, contraception and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases. The proposed policy "would ensure that taxpayers do not indirectly fund abortions," a White House statement said. The Health and Human Services Department launched a regulatory process cutting funding for health centres that do not have different locations for their family planning and abortion services. The Trump administration wants to separate abortion from family ...
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World Health Organization publishes its first essential diagnostics list 16.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. The step was taken to address the problem of people's inability to access diagnostic services, thus failing to receive the correct treatment. "An accurate diagnosis is the first step to getting effective treatment. No one should suffer or die because of lack of diagnostic services, or because the right tests were not available, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. An estimated 46 per cent of adults with Type 2 diabetes worldwide were undiagnosed, risking serious health complications and higher health costs, said a statement by the world health body yesterday. Late diagnosis of infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis increases the risk of their spread and makes them more difficult to treat, it said. The essential diagnostics list concentrates on in-vitro tests like tests of ...
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WHO publishes its first essential diagnostics list 16.5.2018 General News
The World Health Organisation (WHO) today published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. The step was taken to address the problem of people's inability to access diagnostic services, thus failing to receive the correct treatment. "An accurate diagnosis is the first step to getting effective treatment. No one should suffer or die because of lack of diagnostic services, or because the right tests were not available, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. An estimated 46 per cent of adults with Type 2 diabetes worldwide are undiagnosed, risking serious health complications and higher health costs, said a statement by the world health body. Late diagnosis of infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis increases the risk of their spread and makes them more difficult to treat, it said. The essential diagnostics list concentrates on in vitro tests like .
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German scientists decode Stone Age hepatitis B virus 12.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists have recovered oldest viral genomes of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and found that the deadly virus has been circulating in Europe for at least 7,000 years.
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John Oliver Has Koala Chlamydia Ward Named After Him - Thanks To This Man 8.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
During the final segment of his weekly HBO talk show Sunday, John Oliver pulled a large red envelope from under his desk. "Back when this show started, I wrote down my one and only goal for it, and I...
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HC slams NGO over plea challenging restriction on airing condom ads 1.5.2018 General News
The Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a plea against the Centre's order allowing airing of condom advertisements only after 10 PM, and rebuked the petitioner NGO for "proxy litigation", observing that the "obscene" ads were only aimed at promoting condoms as 'instruments of pleasure' and not for contraceptive use. The court was unimpressed by the arguments of the counsel for NGO Global Alliance for Human Rights, Prateek Kasliwal, who contended that the order of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry is a restriction on the business of the condom industry and will have a deteriorating effect on the awareness mission of the NGO which is working to combat AIDS. "This country has grown from 45 crore population post-Independence to over 1.3 billion as of now. Where were you and the condom campaign to prevent population explosion?" a bench of of justices Gopal Krishan Vyas and G R Moolchandani said. "You are not concerned with use of condom as contraceptive but for preventing STDs ...
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Factbox: Who are Hong Kong's top biotech IPO hopefuls? 30.4.2018 General News
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Biotechs without revenue can apply to list in Hong Kong from Monday under new rules aimed at attracting listings, mostly from China's fast-developing market.
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World Immunization Week 2018: 6 Essential Vaccines For Your Infants 26.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Immunization prevents illness, disability and death from diseases which can be prevented from vaccines. Every year, World Immunization Week is celebrated from April 24 to April 30.
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5 natural ways to fight non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
According to the WHO, liver disease is the 10th most common cause of deaths in India. Gone are the days when liver disease was only associated with the consumption of alcohol. With the increased prevalence of obesity and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver, which leads to hepatitis and eventually cirrhosis, is an emerging problem.
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