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Toxic lead found in raw food items in Kolkata 22.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The presence of a high concentration of lead has been detected in raw food items such as polished rice and fish, sold in city markets, says a team of Indian scientists.
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Palakkad model to be replicated across the State 22.10.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Stray dog menace to be checked by establishing sterilisation centres
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Simdega girl's death: Jharkhand govt recalls PDS-Aadhaar linking order 22.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Jharkhand recalls PDS-Aadhaar linking order following row over a girl's death allegedly of starvation.
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Experts divided over efficacy of nilavembu 22.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Trials need to be conducted, they say
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Dengue prevention drive launched in Lawspet 22.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Over 900 persons conducted door-to-door checks
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Rotary Club sets up farm facility 22.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
To help leprosy and cancer patients at Vaithipatti in Dindigul district
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Kancheepuram Collector warns of action against people polluting environment 22.10.2017 Hindu: News
Stern action will be taken against those hoarding waste plastic and rubbish, Kancheepuram Collector P. Ponnaiah said here on Saturday. He was inspecting dengue prevention initiatives undertaken at th...
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Critics urge WHO to reconsider Mugabe as its goodwill envoy 22.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The British government said Mugabe's appointment was surprising and disappointing
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Top 10 killers in India 21.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Global Burden of Disease study, released last month, provides shocking insights into what is causing deaths and disabilities among people — as many as 328 diseases in 195 countries continue to kill and cripple. India, one of the most populous nations, figures starkly in the study, which also measures injuries and risk factors. The top 10 killers in India range from Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD), or a simple heart attack, to tuberculosis. If India has to realistically move towards achieving the World Health Organisation (WHO)-recommended Universal Health Coverage (UHC) guidelines, it will have to provide much better preventive, clinical and financial services to reduce the number of deaths and disabilities. 1 Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) causes 17.8% of all deaths Heart attacks killed more people in India than any other cause in 2005, and it remained the biggest killer in 2016. It has been a decade since the disturbing trend of heart attacks striking people below 40 started in India. The Outpatient ...
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Smart cities? Don’t make me laugh 21.10.2017 Hindu: Columns
It’s time we went back to the drawing board on civic governance
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City police gives clean chit to Kamal over nilavembu tweet 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
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Be on guard against seasonal diseases, officials told 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
Ananda Babu directs them to organise medical camps in all villages in Agency area
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Women survivors who won over TB 21.10.2017 Hindu: S & T
The ‘Bolo Didi’ campaign attempts to support female TB patients, who have little help navigating the health-care system
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Medical professionals urged to engage in clinical research 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
More facilities are coming up, says National Cancer Institute head
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Saddened by child's death, mother jumps into Hoogly 21.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Saddened by her child's death, a mother allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Hoogly river in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Saturday.
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Robert Mugabe named goodwill ambassador by WHO 21.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador to help tackle non-communicable diseases.
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Leprosy erases their food source in Andhra Pradesh 21.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Affected people in AP denied rations as they do not have fingerprints to scan
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IISc: new tool to diagnose malaria 21.10.2017 Hindu: Science
The tool tests the rigidity of the cell
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WHO chief selects Zimbabwe’s Mugabe as ‘goodwill ambassador’ 21.10.2017 Hindu: International
“The decision to appoint Robert Mugabe as a WHO goodwill ambassador is deeply disappointing and wrong,” said Dr. Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, a major British charitable foundation.
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The Hindu Quiz: How much do you know about vector-borne diseases? 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
The Hindu Science Quiz - October 21, 2017 ...
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