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Anti-encephalitis campaign for 38 UP districts launched 25.5.2017 DNA: Health
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today launched a campaign to eradicate the deadly encephalitis disease that claims the lives of hundreds of children every year in Uttar Pradesh.
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No chlorine in water supplied to 75% areas in city, says report 24.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflict: UNICEF 24.5.2017 Gulf News, Latest Middle East News Headlines & Live News Updates - Times of India
Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa threaten the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the United Nation's children agency said in a report Wednesday.
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Doubling farmers income possible only with states' partnership: Naidu 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of doubling farmers' income by 2022 can be realised only through partnership with state governments, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday.
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Yemen cholera caseload leaps, death toll rises - WHO 24.5.2017 DNA: Health
The number of cholera cases in Yemen has leapt, a World Health Organization document showed on Tuesday, with 35,217 suspected cases since April 27, when the outbreak began to spread rapidly.
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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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Season 7 scripts the best yet: GoT actor 23.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Scottish actor Iain Glen says the scripts of "Game of Thrones" season seven are the best in the history of the fantasy series.
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Dental problems? Blame your hormones, ladies 23.5.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
The increased levels of female hormones can cause dental problems, warns Lt Gen Dr Vimal Arora.
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Scientists develop 'super oyster' resistant to deadly virus 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australian scientists have developed a "super oyster" that is resistant to the deadly Pacific oyster mortality syndrome (POMS), it was announced on Monday.
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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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Four-year-old dies of suspected diphtheria 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Precautionary measures in Kottapady
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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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Diagnostic counters at 7 hospitals 20.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Improper disposal of pharmaceutical waste continues to be a problem 20.5.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
What do you do with a whole box of tablets that were prescribed a while ago but can no longer be used as they have expired or you no longer need them? Throw them in your dustbin, one would say. Only, ...
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"Doomsday" seed vault entrance repaired after thaw of Arctic ice 20.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Norway is repairing the entrance of a "doomsday" seed vault on an Arctic island after an unexpected thaw of permafrost let water into a building meant as a deep freeze to safeguard the world's food supplies.
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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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T-shirt that monitors breathing in real time 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have created a smart T-shirt that monitors the wearer's respiratory rate in real time and works without any wires, electrodes or sensors attached to the user's body.
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‘Alternative’ is the way: Prez 20.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Steps on to check dengue outbreak 20.5.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Stress on waste management, water stagnation in preventing spread of disease
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