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Aflac Sponsors National Discussion on Childhood Cancer in Washington DC 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 : Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a committed corporate ally in the fight against childhood cancer, today sponsored Children and Cancer, a national discussion on childhood cancer along with Atlantic Media at the Newseum in Washington D.C.
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Zai Lab Ltd: Surges in debut 20.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BUZZ-Zai Lab Ltd: Surges in debut:BUZZ-Zai Lab Ltd: Surges in debut
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NPPA slashes prices of medicines for TB, cancer, hepatitis B by up to 20% 20.9.2017 ET: Pharma
The move is expected to slash prices of some of these drugs, like Hepatitis B immunoglobulin, by as much as 20%, a senior government told ET on condition of anonymity.
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A PPP approach to transform healthcare 20.9.2017 HBL: Home
With public healthcare spend at 1.5 per cent of GDP, there is space for private and public initiatives to complement each other
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NPPA caps prices of 39 drugs used for treating cancer, malaria 20.9.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The steps are in continuation of the government's drive to make affordable quality medicines available to patients
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Statement by Dr Sekhar Basu, Chairman Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy at the 61st IAEA General Conference 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
I would take this opportunity to convey on behalf of the people of India, and the Government of India the warmest greetings to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Member States on the occasion of 61st General Conference.
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Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report 20.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2017: India’s silent sufferers 20.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
World Alzheimer’s Day 2017: India’s silent sufferers
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Diabetes may increase fracture risk in elderly 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Seniors with Type-2 diabetes are more likely to succumb to fractures than their peers without the condition, suggests new research.
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Congress nominates Sunil Jakhar for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-elections 20.9.2017 Zee News : States
 The Congress party on Wednesday nominated Sunil Jakhar as its candidate for the forthcoming by-polls to Puniab's Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.
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Top 10 causes of deaths in India 20.9.2017 TOI: India
Nearly 61% of deaths in India are due to non-communicable diseases, which include heart disorders, cancer and diabetes. But other big killers include lung diseases caused by air pollution, smoking, etc and diarrhea – which can be prevented with improving hygiene. Here’s more…
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Novartis's Rydapt wins EU approval for AML, other diseases 20.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NOVARTIS-RYDAPT/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Novartis's Rydapt wins EU approval for AML, other diseases
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Researchers identify gonorrhoea vaccine candidates 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have identified a pair of proteins that may help develop a vaccine to prevent gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease that affects millions of people around the globe, with nearly 78 million new cases estimated each year.
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Physical activity can help those with cancer too, finds study 20.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : According to a recent research, a group of scientists in a pilot study of 87 female breast cancer survivors, found that increase in physical activity doubled the women's post-treatment mental processing speed.
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Researchers discover the language of Stem Cells 20.9.2017 New Kerala: Technology
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : Stem cells control the cells around them, inducing them to perform specific functions.
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VJ Bharath: May your tribe increase 20.9.2017 Hindu: Chennai
V Balaji and Tara Murali reminiscence about their long association with architect VJ Bharath
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The Pap smear isn't used to diagnose cancer, but it could be 20.9.2017 News
The Pap smear involves a doctor looking cells taken from the cervix under a microscope
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Nawaz Sharif and family skip court hearing in Panamagate - Times of India 20.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Nawaz Sharif and family skip court hearing in Panamagate - Times of India
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Advocates Slam House for Passing Spending Bill with Rider to Repeal D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Law 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2017 : Supporters of D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act criticized the U.S. House of Representatives today for passing the 2018 D.C. Appropriations bill with a rider to repeal the District's medical-aid-in-dying law.
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How big firms got Brazil hooked on junk food 19.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Children's squeals rang through the muggy morning air as a woman pushed a gleaming white cart along pitted, trash-strewn streets. She was making deliveries to some of the poorest households in this seaside city of Fortaleza, Brazil, bringing pudding, cookies and other packaged foods to customers on her sales route. Celene da Silva, 29, is one of thousands of door-to-door vendors for Nestlé, helping the world's largest packaged food conglomerate expand its reach into a quarter-million households in Brazil's farthest-flung corners. As she dropped off variety packs of Chandelle pudding, Kit-Kats and Mucilon infant cereal, there was something striking about her customers: Many were visibly overweight, even small children. She gestured to a home along her route and shook her head, recalling how its patriarch, a morbidly obese man, died the previous week. "He ate a piece of cake and died in his sleep," she said. Da Silva, who herself weighs more than 200 pounds, recently discovered that she had high ...
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