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How a TV serial watched by 400 mn changed gender beliefs in rural India 20.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
To reach 'media-dark' regions of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh-areas with little TV-a radio adaption was broadcast using six community radios
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General Electric’s legacy loss aids case for breakup 20.1.2018 Hindu: Business
Split may help de-risk, but financial benefits are doubtful
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New approach to TB vaccine offers better protection 20.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A new vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) made using weakened form of a common Herpes virus, has been found highly effective in rhesus monkeys and is now moving toward testing in humans, scientists reveal.
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Is the FBI’s Latest Probe of the Clinton Foundation a ‘Witch Hunt’ – or Something More? 20.1.2018 The Wire

The foundation initially seemed well-suited for cleaning up Bill Clinton's legacy after the Monica Lewinsky scandal's ugliness. That's no longer true.

The post Is the FBI’s Latest Probe of the Clinton Foundation a ‘Witch Hunt’ – or Something More? appeared first on The Wire.

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'Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon', TV serial watched by 40 crore people, changed gender beliefs in rural India 20.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
What marked this soap apart was its use of education-entertainment, or 'edutainment', to talk about women's reproductive health and gender rights.
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This TV show watched by 400 mn helped change gender beliefs in rural India 20.1.2018 Latest News
What marked this soap apart was its use of education-entertainment, or 'edutainment', to talk about women's reproductive health and gender rights
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5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Lassi 19.1.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Lassi is that one refreshing drink which is loved and relished by many people. Lassi provides you with bulk muscle, proteins, and healthy bones.
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HIV cases in India drop more than 50% but challenges remain 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - india
Lowering infections among high-risk groups is among the big successes of the National AIDS Control Programme. However, new pockets of infection have emerged in Gujarat, Bihar, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Odisha, UP and Jharkhand.
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Brief Article Teaches You the Ins and Outs of How to Get Medical Marijuana Card and What You Should Do Today 18.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Brief Article Teaches You the Ins and Outs of How to Get Medical Marijuana Card... more »
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Report card: Only 6% women among blood donors in Chandigarh 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - chandigarh
Among women, anaemia was the major reason, and in men it was mainly for medical and surgical reasons.
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Organ transplant from animals may increase life span of humans but could risk quality of health 17.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The increasing demand for organs, tissues, and cells, and the dearth of available human organs, have focused scientific interest in taking organs from animals.
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High end ultrasonography kits now adorn RIMS 17.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
High end ultrasonography kits now adorn RIMS
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Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial 16.1.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Ginger is a long established medicine which is loaded with essential nutrients. Ginger roots are powered with vital minerals like manganese, copper magnesium and potassium.
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TechnipFMC India sponsors Jaipur foot camps in partnership with Rotary Club 16.1.2018 General News
Technip India collaborated with the Rotary Club of Mumbai Sion Dist. 3141 to organise on-the-spot limb/caliper fitment camps in Mumbai to distribute prosthetics or artificial limbs, calipers and other physical aids and appliances at free of cost.The first such camp sponsored by Technip India was held at Dadar on December 28. Approximately 300 physically challenged individuals visited the camp and provided measurement and placed order. The second camp was held on Monday for fitting and installation of the artificial limbs based on measurements taken.Location of the camp is at Pritam Da Dhaba, Dadar, close to the railway station and state transport bus stand to make travel easier for the people. Needy people will be provided with Jaipur foot/ hand (artificial limb), calipers, wheelchairs, crutches during the camp. Hearing aids will also be provided to the needy patients after medical counseling.For these camps, the technicians carry equipment and materials and set up temporary workshops
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Inadequate funding, focus on short-term goals impede implementation of universal healthcare system in India, says PHFI chief 14.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
If the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can't India similarly create a nationwide universal healthcare system?
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WHO recommends 710 day bladder catheterisation for obstetric 14.1.2018 General News
The WHO has issued a new guideline recommending a 710 day period of bladder catheterisation for an obstetric complication more common in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation on the number of days of bladder catheterisation following surgical repair is for simple obstetric urinary fistula. Currently the length of catheterisation is not standard and ranges from 5 to 42 days. "The new guidance recommends a 710 day period of bladder catheterisation to allow complete healing," the global health body said. Obstetric fistula is an abnormal opening between a woman's genital tract and her urinary tract or rectum. When the mother's pelvis is too narrow or the baby is too large or in an abnormal position, labour can last for several days and often results in the death of the baby or the mother. If the mother survives, she could develop a fistula. She may be unable to control her rectal or urinary functions. "Longer periods of ...
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Roche arm offers blood test aid to TN 13.1.2018 Hindu: Business
Roche Diagnostics India, part of Swiss healthcare giant Roche, is keen on partnering the Tamil Nadu Government in the area of preventive healthcare, starting with blood screening.Indicating this, Shra...
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India is unprepared for gathering teen sexual revolution 12.1.2018 Education
New Delhi, Jan 12: One in four Indian women is married before 18, and 7.8 per cent of women aged 15 to 19 are pregnant or mothers, according to the latest available 2015-16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 data.
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With 33.6% of population born of adolescent pregnancies, India is unprepared for its looming teen sexual revolution 12.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Social and policy barriers do not allow the sexual and reproductive needs of adolescents (10 to 19 years) to be addressed.
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Why India is unprepared for its gathering teen sexual revolution 12.1.2018 News
No more than 20.3% of unmarried boys and 8.2% of unmarried girls used a condom consistently: Population Council report
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