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Kochi: High tech tools to help rapid diagnostics of diseases 28.7.2019
KOCHI: At a time when outbreaks of chikungunya, dengue and nipah diseases threaten the population in a big way, experts say that the absence of rapid diagnostic tests to identify the strain at molecular level is hampering specific treatment for the diseases early on so as to lessen the pain and save lives. "Generally symptomatic treatment is given to viral diseases at the first level. The major constraint of this treatment is that the doctor will not be able to identify the viral load in the blood sample of the patient. Based on the current developments in molecular biology, all the advanced countries have developed molecular labs for detecting the virus at the early phase using PCR (polymerised chain reaction) Technology. It is a paradox that Kerala does not have such a diagnostic facility for detecting viral strain using molecular tools," says Dr C. Mohan Kumar, Director, SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research & Development (SIBBR&D), Kochi. With the objective to ...
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Climate change could up the mosquito menace 28.7.2019 The Navhind Times
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals in the world. Their ability to carry and spread disease to humans causes millions of deaths every year. The worldwide incidence of dengue has risen 30-fold in the past 30 years, now infecting as many as 400 million people a year. Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever …
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Stay away from diseases this monsoon 24.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
While the monsoon brings a welcome relief from the scorching heat, it also brings along a whole lot of diseases. Just be careful you don’t catch any of these.
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Max Bupa partners with Mobikwik for pocket-sized health insurance 15.7.2019 The Navhind Times
Health insurance company, Max Bupa announced a strategic partnership with MobiKwik to sell affordable and bite sized group health insurance products to MobiKwik’s 107 million customers across the country. Bite-sized insurance offerings are essentially easy to buy, over-the-counter insurance that are primarily targeted at working professionals and young. The segment is fast picking up pace …
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Delhi govt, civic bodies brace up as dengue season kicks in 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Delhi govt, civic bodies brace up as dengue season kicks in
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Delhi govt, civic bodies brace up as dengue season kicks in 8.7.2019 PTI: All news
Delhi govt, civic bodies brace up as dengue season kicks in
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Union Health Minister reviews preparedness against waterborne diseases in Delhi 4.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan along with the officials from the Delhi government will embark on three-day visit to various houses next week.
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AAP govt fully prepared to deal with dengue, chikungunya cases: Arvind 20.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
At least 13 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi so far this year, according to a municipal report released on June 10.
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Tura on verge of facing malaria-Dengue outbreak 14.5.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Hundreds of paint cans and old tyres filled with water abandoned across Tura town has become a major breeding ground for mosquito larvae that causes malaria and dengue, raising concern of medical experts. People in several localities had taken part in a major facelift of the town in January sprucing up their respective areas with […]
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Dr Kalpana Baruah in WHO’s Vector Control Advisory Group 18.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Dr Kalpana Baruah in WHO’s Vector Control Advisory Group
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Acute encephalitis syndrome claims 180 lives till Dec 10 15.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Acute encephalitis syndrome claims 180 lives till Dec 10
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Chikungunya can be fatal for 1 in 4 kids, says study 14.12.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The severity of the disease is directly proportional to the viral load.
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Dengue threat continues, 25 found positive in 4 days 10.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The 25 positive patients of Dengue have been found in the capital in the last four days. There are also 2 positive patients of Chikungunya. It was confirmed on Saturday’s report. On Saturday, out of the total 42 samples sent for dengue, 14 were positive and 28 samples were found negative. Similarly, out […]
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Zika virus spreading its tentacles in state 12.11.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The zika virus is spreading its tentacles in the state along with dengue and chikungunya. So far over 80 suspect cases of zika virus have been reported and the dreaded virus has claimed two lives in the state. In Bhopal, suspect cases of zika virus have been identified. The suspect cases of zika […]
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Marathi music composer Yeshwant Deo dies 31.10.2018 PTI: All news
Marathi music composer Yeshwant Deo dies
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Dengue cases jump to 1020; 52 pc of them recorded in Oct 23.10.2018 PTI: All news
Dengue cases jump to 1020; 52 pc of them recorded in Oct
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Zika cases rise to 86 in Jaipur; Centre sends ICMR team for vector control 17.10.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Of the total affected 86 people, 23 are pregnant women, said a health ministry official.
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6 more patients of dengue and chikungunya found in city 17.9.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, On Friday, six patients of dengue and chikungunya were again found in the city.Dengue has been confirmed in five patients. Apart from this, a patient of Chikungunya was found. So far, the number of dengue cases has reached 25 in September. However, the number of dengue patients is still lower compared to previous […]
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Delhi: This monsoon season, national capital reports 128 malaria, 64 dengue cases 14.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 128, according to the latest municipal report. Two cases of malaria were reported in February, one each in April and March, 17 in May, 25 in June, 42 in July and 40 till August 11, according to the report released yesterday by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the city. Of the total 64 dengue cases this season, 15 were reported till August 11, 19 were reported in July, six in January, three in February, one in March, two in April, 10 in May and eight in June. Four fresh cases of chikungunya have also been reported in the last week, taking the total number of people affected this season to 41. A senior doctor at a government-run facility said both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be reported in larger ...
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‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’ 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’
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