User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
Last updated: Aug 19 2017 17:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ accorded state funeral 19.8.2017 Hindu: News
Her casket, draped in the national flag of Pakistan, was given a 19-gun salute, with contingents of all three armed forces present on the occasion.
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Kala-azar: The disease that just won’t go away 19.8.2017 Hindu: Other States
Around 3,000 people afflicted with kala-azar come in the way of India declaring itself free of the scourge, reports Jacob Koshy as he tracks down patients in West Bengal
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Stay fighting fit 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Meetings, deadlines and rushed meals. Life seems like an endless checklist of things. Most men are so busy that they have no room for anything else. When was the last time you hit the gym or even scheduled a health check-up? Health is a major investment for any individual, more so, in the present day scenario, with hectic work schedules and unhealthy eating patterns. Our stressful and sedentary lifestyles have resulted in an increase in diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, particularly in men. These conditions can be debilitating and fatal, unless they are managed and treated in a timely manner. Health risks vary with age, gender, family history and past medical conditions. For example, healthy men in their 30s have a low risk of developing heart disease and therefore a basic heart check-up is sufficient. Whereas, even a healthy individual in his 40s and 50s would benefit from a more extensive and precautionary heart workup. Getting started Integrate healthy habits into your lifestyle and get ...
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‘Lack of diagnostic facilities forces doctors to do guesswork’ 18.8.2017 Hindu: S & T
It would be unfair to say that all the reported deaths occurred due to one reason alone — be it drop in oxygen level or anything else, says ICMR chief
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CSIR-Johnson & Johnson to conduct R&D on drug-resistant TB 16.8.2017 DNA: Health
The CSIR and Johnson & Joshson today teamed up for conducting joint research on drug- resistant tuberculosis (TB).
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CSIR- Agreement with Johnson and Johnson 16.8.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with one of the worlds largest pharmaceutical companies Johnson and Johnson for research on a new medicine against tuberculosis.

The collaboration between Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (ImTech), one of the constituent laboratories of CSIR, and Johnson and Johnson, is likely to centre on four new molecules that scientists from both sides identified as potential leads.

Johnson and Johnson have developed bedaquiline, the first new medicine against TB in 50 years. The company is now looking for more medicine against the disease that infected 10.4 million people in 2015 and killed 1.8 million.
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Johnson & Johnson, Chandigarh body to develop TB treatments 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Global pharma firm Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday signed an MoU with a Chandigarh-based microbial research body to develop innovative treatments for tuberculosis (TB).
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CSIR-Johnson & Joshson to conduct R&D on drug-resistant TB 16.8.2017 DNA: Health
The CSIR and Johnson & Joshson today teamed up for conducting joint research on drug- resistant tuberculosis (TB).
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India may become 1st to roll-out TB treatment 16.8.2017 TOI: Home
According to a first of its kind agreement signed on Wednesday, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and US-based drug company Johnson & Johnson will work together to accelerate discovery and approval of innovative new treatments for tuberculosis.
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Woman branded witch, murdered in Rajasthan's Kekri 14.8.2017 Zee News : States
The police said that the woman`s husband died a month ago because of Tuberculosis, and she was living with her son and daughter.
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UN Special Envoy on TB ends five-day visit to India 12.8.2017 DNA: Health
The United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis (TB) Dr Eric Goosby's five day visit to India, which was aimed at understanding the challenges of the national TB programme and discussing plans to eliminate the disease, ended today.
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Record deaths at zoo, but it is not bird flu or rabies that’s killing them 9.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Of the 325 deaths recorded at Delhi zoo in 2016-17, more than 100 cases were due to traumatic shock — that is, shock in captivity. Also, it was the first time in six years that over 300 animals had died in a single year.
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TB's stronghold in India: A tragedy there and a grave concern for the world 9.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
India had more cases of TB than any other country in 2015, with more than 2 mn new cases recorded
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Clinical Trials of Antibiotics on Children 8.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 8: Central Licensing Authority i.e. Drugs Controller General (India) has given approval for conduct of various clinical trials of Antibiotics on children under one year of age.
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Alcohol ban hits TB testing in eastern India 7.8.2017 DNA: Health
PATNA, India, Aug 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors in eastern India can no longer test patients for the deadly lung disease tuberculosis (TB) after authorities imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol, impacting the supply of spirits for medical use, health officials said on Monday.
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Health camp for Pobitora frontline forest staff 7.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Health camp for Pobitora frontline forest staff
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Senegal’s silent emergency 5.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Stage by stage: In Senegal, while programmes tackling infectious diseases have been effective, longer life expectancy and more western lifestyles are causing cancer rates to climb. Data show that more...
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Centre mulls waiving off clinical trials on humans for critical drugs 5.8.2017 ET: Healthcare
Though such waivers are still approved by the drug regulator on case to case basis, the ministry now plans to bring in legal provisions under the proposed rules.
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Flood relief distributed in Mayong villages, health camp held 5.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Flood relief distributed in Mayong villages, health camp held
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LIVE! Vice president election today, result to be out by 7pm 5.8.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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