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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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Breaking the chain of transmission 16.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Complete elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV seems achievable
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Primacy for safe blood transfusion 16.9.2017 Hindu: News
Focus should be on promoting repeat and regular voluntary blood donors
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Concerning fact: India leads in TB- related deaths in children worldwide 16.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
New Delhi , Sep 16 : Death due to incurable diseases like HIV is inevitable and pushes scientific institutions to invest time, money and human resources to discover treatment of the symptoms, if not the disease.
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Girl contracts HIV after transfusion, probe ordered 16.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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Make snake bite deaths, cases notifiable: activists to govt. 16.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
NGOs, physicians say it claims nearly 50,000 lives a year, but government focus is minimal
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Probe begins into child testing HIV after blood transfusion at RCC 15.9.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The police on Friday commenced an investigation on a complaint that a nine-year-old leukemia patient, who underwent blood transfusion at the state-run Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here, later tested positive for HIV. The Kerala government had on Thursday constituted a team of experts to investigate the complaint by the child's family, which claimed that she was infected during blood transfusion at the RCC. The RCC, a premier cancer institute established in 1981, has also announced an internal probe. Referred from the Alappuzha Medical College, the child was brought to the RCC on March 1. She tested positive on August 25 during routine blood tests. The child had tested negative during an earlier examination at the RCC, on March 1. Health Minister K K Shailaja said a detailed examination was called for after later tests showed "different" results. The RCC said the girl was given 49 units of blood during her treatment at the institute. A team of experts in Anti-retroviral Therapy, Pathology and blood banks ...
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Viral hepatitis accounted for 1.34mn deaths globally: Lancet 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Viral hepatitis with 1.34 million deaths globally has surpassed all chronic infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, according to a study by Global Burden of Disease.
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Police opens inquiry against RCC 15.9.2017 Hindu: News
Child tests HIV positive after a series of blood transfusions
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Girl found HIV positive after transfusion: Govt orders probe 15.9.2017 Zee News : States
According to police, the girl was being treated at the Alapuzha Medical College from where she was referred to the RCC here for further treatment.
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