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Morning News Call - India, September 22 22.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Morning News Call - India, September 22
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Sanofi tests three-in-one antibody to treat or prevent HIV 21.9.2017 Sify Finance
By Ben Hirschler
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Teens risk suicide, drugs and AIDS due to gender "straitjacket" 20.9.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Gender stereotypes put girls as young as 10 at risk of HIV/AIDS and depression, and lead boys to abuse drugs and commit suicide, a major study across 15 countries said on Wednesday. Children around the world - in liberal and conservative cultures - internalise damaging beliefs that boys are aggressive troublemakers, while vulnerable girls need protection, at a much younger age than previously thought, the research found. "Before this study, there was a general belief that at 10 or 11 years of age, (adolescents) were not clued into any issues around gender norms and values," Robert Blum, director of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, said. "Young adolescents do not live in the world of childhood... they live in a transitional era where they're acutely aware of what's going on," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The U.S.-based university and the World Health Organization interviewed about 450 adolescents over four years in countries ranging from the United States and Belgium to Malawi and ...
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Gender stereotypes are firmly rooted by age 10: WHO study 20.9.2017 All International Stories
The study included 450 early adolescents matched with a parent or guardian
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Steep decline in under-five mortality rates under National Health Mission 20.9.2017 HBL: Home
The decline in under-five mortality or death of children below the age of five has doubled during the National Health Mission (NHM) period, JP Nadda, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, said on Wed...
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Cabinet apprised of the progress under National Health Mission and decisions of the Empowered Programme Committee and Mission Steering Group of NHM 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the progress under National Health Mission (NHM). The Cabinet was also apprised of the decisions of the Empowered Programme Committee (EPC) and Mission Steering Group (MSG) of NHM.
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Researchers identify gonorrhoea vaccine candidates 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have identified a pair of proteins that may help develop a vaccine to prevent gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease that affects millions of people around the globe, with nearly 78 million new cases estimated each year.
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More Rohingya influx could lead to humanitarian catastrophe, says Bangladesh NHRC 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As Bangladesh tackles the flood of Rohingya Muslims streaming into the country from Myanmar, the head of the country's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says the situation is alarming in the camps set up for the refugees and further aggravation of the situation may lead to a "humanitarian catastrophe".
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Link found between HIV risk and community level educational status 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : In a new research, a group of researchers has investigated how educational status relates to HIV risk in this population.
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Man jabbed syringe with HIV+ mother's blood into his wife 20.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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HIV+ case: Inquiries rule out human errorReports by govt panel, KSACS, RCC see no negligence 19.9.2017 Hindu: News
The report of the government-appointed expert panel, headed by Joint Director of Medical Education K. Sreekumari, which inquired into the circumstances which may have led to a nine-year-old leukaemia ...
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18 got HIV due to blood transmission in Mumbai in 2016-17 19.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Eighteen people contracted HIV because of transmission through blood and blood products in the metropolis in 2016-17, according to a report. The Mumbai District Aids Control Society, in its report, said during 2016-17, 18 people received the infection through transfusion of contaminated blood/blood products. During the same period, the maximum case was reported due to unprotected sex with infected persons. The number of such patients stood at 6,254, lower than 6,596 reported in the previous year, the report said. Seventeen patients received the infection through infected syringe and needles in 2016-17 as against 35 in 2015- 16, it said. The report also stated that 250 children received the infection from their mothers, while reasons in 184 cases remained unidentified. In 2015-16, 410 children received the disease from their mothers, while reasons of the infection for 195 patients were unknown, it said. Vidya Mane, deputy director, MDACS, said, "At the time of blood testing, we ask the patients reasons ...
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Russian, Indian firms ink deal to produce drugs for HIV 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Russian state-run National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio) on Tuesday announced signing an agreement with Indian pharma firm Mylan Laboratories on the transfer of technology for producing readymade dosage forms and active pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of HIV.
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Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.
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KSACS moots better blood screening 18.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Report on RCC goof-up today
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Training programme begins 18.9.2017 Hindu: News
Principal Judicial Magistrate and chairperson of the District Legal Services Authority, Poornima, inaugurated a training programme for volunteers on core laws at the combined court complex here on Mon...
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Celebrate 'Health Month' and #LiveItRight with One Life India 18.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 18 : Lasons is the leading global provider of Vitamin B3. Being the key players in the market, the organization has come up with a new line of health and nutrition products under the name One Life India.
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RCC goof-up: blood of 12 persons to be tested 17.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Blood collection protocol being checked
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Carbohydrates could be key to improved malaria vaccine 17.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Offering vital clues to improving malaria vaccine, an international research team has shown that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in their ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.
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New Gates Foundation Report Highlights Remarkable Progress Against Global Poverty and Disease, Warns Future Progress in Jeopardy 17.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2017 : The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today launched an inaugural annual report showcasing the remarkable progress that has been made in reducing extreme poverty and disease in recent decades, but issuing a stern warning to the world that future progress is in jeopardy.
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