User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
Last updated: Jun 26 2017 23:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Finnish gadget hands out blood test results in 1 hour 14.6.2017 Hindu: Gadgets
Mobidiag develops palm-sized gadget to detect bacteria
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World Blood Donor Day 2017: Breaking myths around blood donation 14.6.2017 New Kerala: Health News
World Blood Donor Day 2017: Breaking myths around blood donation
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Deficiency of Vitamin A ups tuberculosis risk by 10 times 13.6.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Deficiency of Vitamin A ups tuberculosis risk by 10 times
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Vitamin A deficiency may increase TB risk 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People with low levels of vitamin A living with individuals sick with tuberculosis (TB) may be 10 times more likely to develop the disease than people with high levels of the nutrient, new research has found.
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The mummies' medical secrets? They're perfectly preserved 12.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Hundreds of skeletons have lain scattered around a crypt beneath a church in Vilnius, Lithuania, for centuries. But 23 of these remains are unlike the rest: Flesh wraps their bones, clothes cover their skin, and organs still fill their insides. They are mummies, and since they were recovered about five years ago, scientists have investigated their secrets, seeking insights into the lives of people in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and the diseases they suffered. "They are so well preserved that they almost look alive," said Dario Piombino-Mascali, an anthropologist from Italy who has studied the mummies since 2011. Recently, Dario and his colleagues have uncovered remnants of the smallpox virus in one of the mummies, gaining new insights into the origins of a deadly scourge that killed an estimated 300 million people in the 20th century alone. The work follows on their earlier discoveries: signs of rickets, osteoarthritis and intestinal parasites in the mummies. And they are not the only researchers ...
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Zakat money breathing new life into patients 12.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Zakat money breathing new life into patients
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This formulation needs a second look 10.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
Biomedical innovation from India is in need of a policy boost
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The case for rational access 10.6.2017 Hindu: Home
WHO’s revised Essential Medicines List and antibiotics guidelines drive home the importance of wider access to life-saving drugs without fuelling drug resistance
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COPD remains poorly addressed 10.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Government intervention sought to create awareness on lung health
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Oorumithram project for tribal belt 10.6.2017 Hindu: National
Government envisages comprehensive action plan for welfare of tribal population
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The lives and times of joy-hogs 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
D.H. Lawrence wrote a lot about sex but his real interest lay in the idea of sexuality
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Antibiotics use: Access, Watch, Reserve 9.6.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
New advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to keep for the most serious circumstances is among the additions to theWHO Model List of Essential Medicines for 2017. Other add...
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Withdraw irrational fixed dose combos from med scheme: JSA 9.6.2017 TOI: India
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Online platform for cancer a game changer 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Navya has helped 10,779 patients from 47 countries get opinions, finds survey
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A ‘people’s doctor’ treating patients under trees 8.6.2017 Hindu: National
Manne Ravindra has been helping tribal people for over 47 years
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Bengal jails: Administration report. 6.6.2017 Hindu: Home
A resolution on the administration of Bengal Jails during the last year published to-day, shows that in the early part of 1916 the average daily population was 15,546, as compared with 14,475 in 1915.
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90 days, 4 doctors, 2 cities: Bhuveka's story 5.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It took 90 days, and four doctors across two cities to diagnose that Bhuveka Thareja, 13, suffered from tuberculosis (TB).
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Man carries wife’s body on bike in Bihar 5.6.2017 Hindu: National
In a shocking incident, a man in Bihar’s Purnia district carried his wife’s body home on a motorcycle as he was denied a mortuary van at a government hospital where she died.He couldn’t afford a priv...
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Bihar: Denied mortuary van, man carries wife's dead body on motorcycle 4.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bihar: Denied mortuary van, man carries wife's dead body on motorcycle
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Bihar: Denied mortuary van, man carries wife's dead body on motorcycle 4.6.2017 Zee News : States
A man in Bihar's Purnia district carried his wife's dead body on a motorcycle to reach his home for her last rites as he was denied a mortuary van at a government hospital.
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