Tag: health

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HIV/AIDS health centre inaugurated in Jamia

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A health centre was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university to create awareness among students of HIV/AIDS, an official said Friday. ...
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Fears of epidemic after mudslide in China

Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Corpses buried under the debris in mudslide-hit Zhouqu county in China have raised fears of a disease epidemic, officials said as the toll in the disaster reached 1,144 with 600 people still missing. ...
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People in China's big cities feel lonely

Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) An overwhelming majority of people living in China's big cities feel lonely, overburdened and "extremely discontent" with their living conditions....
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Laziness is 'a disease'

London, Aug 11 (IANS) Laziness should be classed as "disease in its own right", say experts. ...
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Leh death toll 117, Azad arrives with medical team

Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's cloudburst tragedy in Leh town rose to 117 as relief and rescue operations, hampered due to bad weather, took off again. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad arrived in Leh with a team of doctors and paramedics even as Indian Airlines has begun flights to ferry out stranded tourists....
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Toxic cancer-causing dyes found in China garments

Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Toxic dyes that can cause cancer have been detected in some garments in China, creating concern that buyers may also be exposed to health hazards....
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Two swine flu patients critical in Bengal

Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Two swine flu patients are in a critical condition in West Bengal, even as four more people were admitted to hospital Thursday after they tested positive for the influenza, the state health department said....
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Four more confirmed swine flu cases in West Bengal

Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Four people were admitted to a hospital Thursday after they tested positive for swine flu, taking the number of confirmed cases in West Bengal to 31 this year, the state health department said....
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Popular supplements don't help in weight loss

London, July 14 (IANS) Popular slimming supplements sold in pharmacies and health food shops are not likely to facilitate weight loss beyond the placebo effect....
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An eye doctor's battle to save snakebite victims

By Pradipta Tapadar - - - - - Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Meet Dayal Majumdar, a 50-year-old eye specialist, who travels to remote villages in West Bengal on a mission to save people who fall unwitting victims to snakebite. About 3,000 people die of snakebites in the state every year....
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