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Mosquito-proof coolers fail to take off over lack of publicity 27.5.2016 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
There have been a few takers for the 'mosquito-proof desert cooler' developed over seven years ago by National Centre for Disease Control to check vector-borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya and malaria in the city. The project failed to take off due to lack of publicity, said a senior official with National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a bid to arrest the rising number of dengue cases, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has taken upon itself to spread awareness among masses by publicising 'mosquito-proof coolers' as 'dengue-free coolers'. The municipality launched an eco-friendly 'anti-larva' drive from its City Zone on Thursday. Normal coolers can be converted into 'dengue-free coolers' by placing a net above the water tank so that mosquitoes cannot lay eggs in there. Health experts also demonstrated how leaves of plant Agave Americana can be used to destroy larvae. The extract of the plant can be poured into the water tank instead of a larvicide - temephos granules, petrol or diesel. It ...
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More effective malaria vaccine one step closer 26.5.2016 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C, May 26 : A more effective vaccine is a major step nearer after a team of scientists found how malaria evades the immune system.
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New discovery could help create a more effective malaria vaccine 26.5.2016 DNA: Health
A more effective vaccine to be developed by a team of scientists for malaria treatment
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Condemn the killing, but Africa also not safe: Mahesh Sharma 26.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Terming the killing of a Congolese national in the capital as unfortunate, Mahesh Sharma, tourism and culture minister, said that even African countries are not safe.
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Staff will be penalized if guilty: Dy CM 26.5.2016 TOI: Goa
Taking cognizance of the death of a minor girl in Mapusa allegedly due to the negligence on the part of the government hospital staff, deputy chief minister and health minister Francis D’Souza on Wednesday assured the family members of the deceased that strict action to the extent of criminal proceedings will be initiated against the health staff, if found guilty in negligence causing the death.
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PM Modi takes pledge to support AMR; economic cost could hit $100 tn by 2050 24.5.2016 ET: Healthcare
The global costs, if we do not take action now, could be 10 million people dying every year by 2050, and a cumulative economic cost of around $100 trillion.
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Create awareness on dengue, malaria among children, DC tells officials 24.5.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has asked the officials of the health and education departments to spread awareness on contagious diseases, including dengue, among children.Chairing a review meeting re...
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Migration can boost arts and culture: Leading British artist 23.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The movement of refugees from Asia and the Middle East to western Europe could boost arts and culture similar to how migration from India and Pakistan transformed Britain's food tastes, a leading British artist said on Monday.
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Your path lab just shrank into a chip to deliver cheaper, faster results 22.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
In about a week, clinics will be able to do their own testing for thyroid and fertility with a device developed by Bengaluru start-up Achira Labs.
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City sees spurt in gastro, other stomach infections before monsoon 20.5.2016 TOI: Mumbai
Gastroenteritis, hepatitis and typhoid—all enteric diseases mainly caused by consumption of contaminated food or water—have led to nearly 600 hospitalizations in the first three weeks of May
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ಮಂಗಳೂರಲ್ಲಿ ದೂರವಾಗದ ಮಲೇರಿಯಾ ಆತಂಕ 20.5.2016 Thats Kannada
ಮಂಗಳೂರು, ಮೇ 20 : ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಕನ್ನಡ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮಲೇರಿಯಾದ ಆತಂಕ ದೂರವಾಗಿಲ್ಲ. ರೋಗ ತಡೆಗಟ್ಟಲು ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳನ್ನು ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದರಿಂದ ಗ್ರಾಮೀಣ ಭಾಗದಲ್ಲಿ ರೋಗ ನಿಯಂತ್ರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಆದರೆ, ನಗರದ ಪ್ರದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ವರ್ಷದಿಂದ ವರ್ಷಕ್ಕೆ ರೋಗಿಗಳ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚುತ್ತಲೇ ಇದೆ. ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆಯವರು ನೀಡಿರುವ ಮಾಹಿತಿಯಂತೆ 2015ರ ಸಾಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಕನ್ನಡ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಗರಗಳಲ್ಲಿ 86,938 ಜನರ ರಕ್ತ
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WHO says life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000, but health inequalities persist 19.5.2016 DNA: Health
Japanese women live the longest.
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WHO says life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000, but health inequalities persist 19.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
Geneva (Switzerland), May 19 : Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to this year's "World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs".
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Life expectancy up by five years since 2000: WHO 19.5.2016 New Kerala: Health News
Geneva, May 19 : Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to a new report published by World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Life expectancy up by five years since 2000: WHO 19.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to a new report published by World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Four die as Gujarat sizzles at 47 degrees Celsius 19.5.2016 Zee News : States
At least four people died due to severe heat wave conditions across Gujarat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 47 degrees Celcius.
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Health dept notifies Haryana Epidemic Diseases Regulation, 2016 18.5.2016 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Ahead of dengue outbreak, the Haryana health department has notified the Haryana Epidemic Diseases Regulation, 2016 for control of Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya and Japanese Encephalitis (JE).
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Four die as Gujarat sizzles at 47 degrees Celsius 18.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
At least four people died due to severe heat wave conditions across Gujarat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 47 degrees Celcius.
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Four die as Gujarat sizzles at 47 degrees Celsius 18.5.2016 New Kerala: Gujarat
Ahmedabad, May 18 : At least four people died due to severe heat wave conditions across Gujarat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 47 degrees Celcius.
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Vedanta, JLF urge open debate on London fest boycott 17.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
As the Jaipur Literature Festival's South Bank edition runs into rough weather with activists' calling for its boycott citing alleged rights and other violations by its sponsor, Vedanta, the organisers said that sponsors do not influence the content ...
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