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FDA clears first 7T magnetic resonance imaging device 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
SILVER SPRING, Md: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first seven tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, more than doubling the static magnetic field strength available for use in the United States. The Magnetom Terra is the first 7T MRI system cleared for clinical use in the United States.
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India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths: 'Lancet' report 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Most pollution deaths were caused by air pollution (1.81 million) followed by water (0.64 million), points out by the study.
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Pollution killed 25 lakh people in India in 2015, highest in world: Lancet study 20.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
India had the world's highest number of deaths due to air, water and other forms of pollution in 2015, according to a study published in the Lancet journal today which showed that pollution killed as many as 2.5 million people in the country. Most of these deaths are due to non-communicable diseases caused by pollution such as heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers said. According to the study, air pollution is the biggest contributor, linked to 6.5 million deaths in 2015 in the world while water pollution (1.8 million deaths) and workplace- related pollution (0.8 million deaths) pose the next largest risks. Researchers, including those from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi and Icahn School of Medicine in the US, pointed out that almost 92 per cent pollution-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. In rapidly industrialising countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya while deaths ...
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With over 2.5 million pollution-related deaths a year, India tops global list 20.10.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
More than 2.5 million people died due to various forms of pollution in 2015.
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UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 20 : Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are reportedly living in squalid conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, where they don't get enough food, clean water or healthcare.
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Bad air, water kills: At 2.5 mn, India tops list for pollution-linked deaths 20.10.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India recorded the most number of premature deaths because of pollution in 2015 at 2.51 million lives lost, followed by China at 1.8 million deaths, a recent study has revealed
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Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children 20.10.2017 Hindu: International
Most of them are highly exposed to infectious diseases: UNICEF
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Malaria tests now in 10 secs at Rs 10: All you need to know about this kit 20.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Testing system has accuracy of 90%; can also be developed for other diseases, including dengue
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Nearly 58% Rohingya refugees are kids at risk (Lead, changing headline) 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
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Study links pollution to millions of deaths worldwide 20.10.2017 Sify Finance
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Half-a-million Rohingya children face 'hell on earth' in Bangladesh: Unicef 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
1 in 5 children are 'acutely malnourished'; Unicef director said the children have witnessed atrocities no child should ever see
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Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees are kids 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
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‘Those letting water to stagnatewill be prosecuted under IPC’ 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Radhakrishnan makes submission before HC in response to PIL
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#FestiveBinge: How to enjoy a guilt-free Diwali 19.10.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
It is difficult to resist temptation with all the food around you. But these tips will help you enjoy a guilt-free Diwali.
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Unicef seeks more funds to help Rohingya children 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Unicef on Wednesday said there is an urgent need to raise more funds to continue helping thousands of Rohingya children living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.
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CMCH fully equipped to combat dengue, says Minister 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Anti-dengue operations are on, and the government is fully equipped to combat the same, said Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development and Special Schemes Implementation, S.P. Velumani ...
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Daily Healthcare Tips for Senior Citizens 17.10.2017 Latest News
Senior Citizens in the age group of 65+ require special attention to their health is no secret. Getting older shouldn't mean illnesses, ailments and a poor quality of life.
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Time has come to recapture past glory by achieving scientific and technological advancements -Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Time has come to recapture past glory of India by achieving new advancements in science and technology, said the Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Nadu, while delivering his valedictory address in the concluding ceremony of India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 in Chennai today.
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Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that science is the cornerstone for the progress of mankind. He was addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai today.
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Living amid stench and squalor 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Despite clean-up activities going on in other parts, Malaisamypuram is yet to get attention of officials
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