User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
Last updated: Oct 17 2017 01:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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State shifts to daily drug regimen for TB patients 16.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
This is in the wake of evidence of high relapses
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A plan to stamp out animal TB 14.10.2017 Hindu: S & T
Zoonotic TB continues to remain largely hidden, posing many health risks
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Soumya Swaminathan: Just what the doctor ordered 14.10.2017 Rediff: News
Her appointment as World Health Organisation's deputy director offers an opportunity to push for improving the medical research environment in India.
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FDA awards 15 grants for clinical trials to stimulate product development for rare diseases 12.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
SILVER SPRING, Md: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has awarded 15 new clinical trial research grants totaling more than $22 million over the next four years to boost the development of products for patients with rare diseases. These new grants were awarded to principal investigators from academia and industry across the country.
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Cancer snuffs out sloth bear’s life 12.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
The sloth bear, one of the two at the zoo, was 35 years old
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Sensitising govts to healthcare will top Soumya Swaminathan’s agenda at WHO 11.10.2017 HBL: Home
Soumya Swaminathan, the current Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, will be the first Indian to take on the role of the Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation...
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Modi greets Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Country is proud to have an unparalleled artiste like him, says PM
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New lease of life for boy with spine deformity 10.10.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Doctors reduce curvature of spine from 110 to 40 degrees
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IIT-M gets new biotechnology lab 9.10.2017 HBL: Mentor
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras, inaugurated its second biotechnology lab in the campus today. The new lab will have an animal house and a National Cancer Tissue Biobank (NCTB) for research...
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21-month-old undergoes successful spinal deformity correction 9.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A team of doctors has achieved success of a new kind by conducting a deformity correction on a 21-month-old male child who was suffering from a spinal cord deformity called kyphotic deformity -- an excessive outside curvature of the spine which causes hunching.
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Malaysia issues compulsory license to Hepatitis C drug 9.10.2017 HBL: Home
This reignites discussion on compulsory license in India
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place 9.10.2017 Rediff: Business
After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion.
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‘Over-dependence on import of bulk drugs from China a major concern’ 9.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
‘Over-dependence on import of bulk drugs from China a major concern’
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Early identification of TB patients can check spread of disease: DHO 8.10.2017 deccanherald.com
In-charge DHO Dr Ramarao said that as many as 44 tuberculosis patients are infected in the district with TB. An integrated approach towards the treatment is necessary to ensure complete cure, he said. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony held during the workshop on RNTCP-TOG (revised national TB control programme, technical and operational guidelines) organised by District Health Office, the in-charge DHO said that tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria that spreads from person to person through the air. If not treated properly, TB can be fatal. People infected with TB bacteria, who are not sick, may still need treatment to prevent TB from developing in the future. The bacteria that causes TB is spread through the air from person to person. TB bacteria will be in the air when a person with TB coughs, sneezes, speaks or sings. People nearby may breathe in the bacteria and become infected. He said that TB bacteria grows in the lungs and can cause symptoms such as a bad cough that lasts three weeks ...
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India-South Africa Twenty Years of Strategic Partnership 8.10.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi : India and South Africa are celebrating twenty years of strategic partnership this year. The Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan attended the celebrations of the collaboration in science and technology in Durban.
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Sion Hospital's resident doctors cry foul over living conditions 8.10.2017 DNA: India
The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have been complaining about the challenges that the resident doctors are facing due to lack of basic facilities at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in Sion. According to the data revealed by the association, the resident doctors, who tirelessly work at the hospital, are themselves suffering from illnesses. In a letter, written by the association to the dean of Sion Hospital, states that many resident doctors fall severely ill every year due to infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, swine flu, dengue and malaria. The data reveals that in 2016-17, around 15 resident doctors got infected with TB, two resident doctors were infected with MDR-TB, 19 got swine flu and seven were infected with dengue. Speaking about the lack of facilities due to which they are suffering, a member of MARD on the condition of anonymity said, "Poor ventilation and inadequate hostel facility is contributing to this common occurrence. The health of doctors should also ...
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India-South Africa Twenty Years of Strategic Partnership 7.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
India and South Africa are celebrating twenty years of strategic partnership this year. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan attended the celebrations of the collaboration in science and technology in Durban. The event was co-hosted by the Departments of Science and Technology of S. Africa and India.
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Meet India's Soumya Swaminathan, second in command in WHO's new team 4.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
She was part of the committee that drafted the surrogacy bill, which was passed by the union cabinet in 2016
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Meet India's Soumya Swaminathan, the new deputy director general at WHO 4.10.2017 News
She would be holding the second-highest position in the global body, working under Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus who took over this July.
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India's ambitious new plan to conquer TB needs cash and commitment 4.10.2017 News
The Indian government has already taken several steps over the past few years to address it
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