User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
Last updated: Jan 18 2017 18:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Zydus gets USFDA nod for chemotherapy drug 18.1.2017 All Companies Stories
The drug will be produced at the group's manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad
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Perilous prescription 18.1.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Union Cabinet’s recommendation to close down Rajasthan Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited, along with IDPL and two other public sector pharmaceutical companies, is a big blow to the concept of the state ensuring affordable, and possibly free-of-cost, medicines for millions. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Only 44 JE cases confirmed 18.1.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Only 44 JE cases confirmed
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After sanitation staff, domestic breeding checkers plan to go on hunger strike 17.1.2017 DNA: India
After a ten-day long strike by the safai karmcharis of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation and a stinking capital city, a union of over 2500 domestic breeding checkers (DBC), sat on a protest outside the MCD headquarters situated on Minto Road on Monday demanding their jobs to be made 'permanent'. The protesting workers plan to sit on a hunger strike Tuesday onwards outside the 26-storey building to have their long-pending demands accepted. "Around 80% of the work force has been into the job well between 15-20 years. But all of us have been employed on contract basis. We do not have any medical cover or other service benefits such as pension and gratuity," said Madan Pal, 51, General Secretary of Anti-Malaria Ekta Karmchari Union. The union workers had presented a memorandum of demands to the mayors and other senior officials of the three corporations --- South, North and East. The union workers also met the opposition leaders of the corporations. "We met the senior leaders of all the three civic ...
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'Sanitising cattle sheds key to prevent malaria in India' 16.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Targetting mosquitoes responsible for transmission of malaria that take refuge in cattle sheds in countries like India can help achieve WHO's goal of eliminating the disease globally by 2030, researchers say.
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Why India's richest state cannot hire enough teachers (Special to IANS) 14.1.2017 Education
A government school that needs 59 teachers being run by two temporary appointees: This is not a story from a poor, rural backwater but from the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, Indias richest (by per capita income) and ninth most literate province among 36 Indian states and union territories.
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Why India's richest state cannot hire enough teachers 14.1.2017 News
A government school in Delhi that needs 59 teachers being run by two temporary appointees
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Exercise, proper diet may reduce effects of malaria 14.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Regular exercise and a healthy diet of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as right amount of protein, can help reduce the damage to the heart and skeletal muscles brought on by malaria, according to a study.
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Health Weekly Roundup:GM vaccine for malaria, Heart disease killing millions and Appendix is not useless 13.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Health Weekly Roundup:GM vaccine for malaria, Heart disease killing millions and Appendix is not useless
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Malaria infection depends on number of parasites, not bites 13.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Malaria infection depends on number of parasites, not bites
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Malaria depends on number of parasites, not bites: study 13.1.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Only registered malaria vaccine, RTS,S, has had only partial efficacy in recent trials
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Malaria infection depends on number of parasites, not bites 13.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have, for the first time, found that the chances of a person developing malaria infection is determined by the number of parasites each individual mosquito carries, not the number of mosquito bites a person receives.
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Wearable brain scanner among healthcare innovations 12.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A low-cost, brain-scanning device for detecting neurological emergencies swiftly, a biochip integrated with smart phone for DNA-based test malaria test, a point-of-care microscope that detects infection using artificial intelligence (AI) are some of the top 20 ventures selected in the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) 2016-2017.
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Watch: Rs 14 toy could replace medical centrifuges 12.1.2017 DNA: Opinion
Most innovations in technology are generally associated with a colossal price tag, and in few other areas is this more prevalent as it is in the field of medicine -- it's not uncommon to for medical machinery to have a few zeros at the end of a dauntingly high number. In addition, the equipment usually isn't portable and often requires clean and reliable electricity, making it difficult for the vast millions living in rural areas to accesses these life-saving devices.  An example is a centrifuge -- a common medical device that is, for example, used to separate plasma in a sample of blood. These devices are used to detect life-threatening diseases like HIV and malaria. Unfortunately, a centrifuge can run up to a few lakhs of rupees, and require a constant supply of electricity.  Inspired by a children’s toy, Stanford scientists have now developed light and low-cost alternative to a centrifuge. And the best part is, it requires no electricity.  “There are a billion people on this planet who live with no ...
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Majority of Kolkata cancer patients unaware of early signs of disease 11.1.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
More than 90% of cancer patients in Kolkata are not aware of the early signs of the disease and tend to believe that ghastly tumours -as portrayed in warning pictures on tobacco products -are the first symptoms of the terminal ailment.
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US-based PerkinElmer acquires Tulip Diagnostics 10.1.2017 Latest News
The deal will support PerkinElmer's growth in the Indian diagnostics market
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Congress never fulfils its manifesto promises: Parkash Singh Badal 10.1.2017 New Kerala: India News
Congress never fulfils its manifesto promises: Parkash Singh Badal
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Corporation PHCs, Health Dept. suffer from staff shortage 9.1.2017 Hindu: News
Malaria testing and treatment, diagnosis and management of non-communicable diseases hit
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Sri Lanka’s next big fight 7.1.2017 Hindu: S & T
Unlike in its successful battle against malaria, the country has a peculiar challenge as it tries combating this disease — establishing a cause
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Now anaemia can protect your kids from malaria 7.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Now anaemia can protect your kids from malaria
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