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Category: Diseases :: Water-borne
Last updated: May 23 2017 21:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Surge in dehydration, diarrhoea patients in Delhi hospitals 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As the national capital continues to sweat, many hospitals are witnessing a rise in heat stroke, diarrhoea and dehydration cases, doctors said on Tuesday.
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Gene test must for IBD treatment 23.5.2017 DNA: Health
Mumbai hospital finds link between a metabolising gene and drug toxicity
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UN agency repatriates 64,761 Somalis refugees from Kenya 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN refugee agency said it had repatriated some 64,761 Somali refugees from Kenya since the voluntary return exercise begun in December, 2014.
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Aussie duo find global consumers for Indian generics 23.5.2017 ET: Pharma
This endeavour has turned out to be an underground startup of sorts that connects patients and doctors to generic drug suppliers in India, this gaining access to low-cost versions.
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Slight dip in dengue cases in district 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
The number of fever cases in the district registered a slight increase on Monday, though the number of dengue cases fell.Of the 26,420 outpatient cases in the district, 1,750 were found to have fever....
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Diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura continues; ice factory sealed 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The death toll due to diarrhoea outbreak in six villages here has mounted to 13, an official said today. District Magistrate Arvind Mallappa Bangari said a ban on manufacturing and sale of chuski and ice candy was imposed in Mat Tahsil, after a team of doctors from Lucknow attributed the deaths to consumption of ice candy or shaved ice along with consumption of contaminated water. The authorities have sealed an ice factory in Raya and are raiding several others, he said. "None of the fresh deaths has taken place in government hospitals," Bangari said as he attributed all the three deaths to private doctors. Chief Medical Officer R K Nayyar said that 46 patients, mostly children are still hospitalised, and out of the 350 patients reported in OPD today, 250 were suffering from vomiting and loose motions. He said 40,000 chlorine tablets for affected villages of each of the two blocks are being distributed through Ashas, he said. Nayyar has also advised villagers to consume chlorinated water, by dissolving ...
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Diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura continues; ice factory sealed 22.5.2017 DNA: Health
District Magistrate Arvind Mallappa Bangari said a ban on manufacturing and sale of chuski and ice candy was imposed in Mat Tahsil, after a team of doctors from Lucknow attributed the deaths to consumption of ice candy or shaved ice along with consumption of contaminated water The authorities have sealed an ice factory in Raya and are raiding several others, he said.
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An opportunity being drained away 22.5.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Sound policies on wastewater treatment and use are vital to sustainable development
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Natco Pharma gets green nod for Rs 480-cr expansion project in Telangana 21.5.2017 All Companies Stories
Clearance is subject to compliance of certain conditions; Project expected to create 1,500 jobs
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Country's lone cadaveric bone bank a non-starter even after 18 21.5.2017 DNA: Health
Lack of awareness and misconceptions about such donations have led to the facility remaining almost a non-starter even after 18 years of its inception.
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Fallacy of romanticism 20.5.2017 Hindu: Open Page
Many years ago, I worked in a hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland. A family had just returned after a long stay in the tropics. The mother brought her daughter Rosy to see me at the clinic. She had had fev...
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Prepping for Ebola part 2 20.5.2017 Hindu: S & T
WHO plans a ‘no-regrets approach’ to the outbreak in Congo
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Ten die due to diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura 20.5.2017 TOI: Cities
In a suspected outbreak of diarrhoea in Mat and Surir villages of Mathura, 9 children, between the age group of one and a half years to 12 years, and a 30-year-old woman have died in the last three days and over 150 have been admitted to hospitals.
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Paper on Hepatitis B virus gene bags Cancer Research Foundation award 20.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Paper on Hepatitis B virus gene bags Cancer Research Foundation award
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‘Alternative’ is the way: Prez 20.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Italy passes law obliging parents to vaccinate children 20.5.2017 Zee News : World
Italy's cabinet approved a law on Friday obliging parents to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases as politicians spar over a spike in measles cases.
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FIR against 4 for helping docs avoid jail 19.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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242 die in three weeks due to cholera outbreak in Yemen 19.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
WHO warned there could be over 2 lakh cases in the country within six months
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Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks : WHO 19.5.2017 Zee News : World
A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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Pandemic alert: How lessons from China can help us rethink health threats 19.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
In China, change occurred with the introduction of maps by Western missionaries in the 16th century
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