Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Shimla-based public welfare trust Umang Foundation Wednesday asked the state government to include thalassemics in the category of disabled so that they could avail facilities being provided to the physically challenged.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 5:44:27 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Anshu Gupta, a school teacher, ensured her fiance got himself tested for thalassemia before tying the knot so that their children don't suffer from the hereditary blood disorder. Doctors say many couples are now coming forward to undergo pre-marital thalassemia test.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 2:24:44 PM
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Busy schedules of parents are increasingly deprieving their children of their company and hence, they are growing up cocooned in their own world. A study by Assocham Ladies League (ALL) shows that over 65 percent of youngsters between the age of eight and 24 get to spend less than one hour with their parents.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 8:06:15 PM
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Medical Council of India (MCI) has advised deans of all medical colleges to prescribe generic drugs, parliament was told Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 6:32:12 PM
* VISION: To make Sikkim the healthiest state in India;
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 1:52:12 PM
Gangtok, May 7 (IANS) Preventive health checks! The exclusive preserve of the affluent in most parts of India but not in the hill state of Sikkim where the government-backed Comprehensive Annual and Total Check-up for Healthy (CATCH) programme aims to reach out to people even in the remotest areas.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 1:50:19 PM
Manesar (Haryana), May 7 (IANS) Go for a brain scan from age 55 years onwards, at least once in five years, to check for signs of mental deterioration, a leading Indian scientist says.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 11:46:47 AM
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a discovery that is paving the way for the diagnosis and treatment of a rare genetic disorder related to the brain's functioning, a team of researchers has identified the causative gene behind the disease, which delays development of motor activities in children.
Sunday, May 05, 2013 3:43:50 PM
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights commission Saturday termed the proposed May 6 Valley-wide strike by doctors against an alleged fake drug scam in the state a "violation" of rights.
Saturday, May 04, 2013 3:01:25 PM
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Doctors have time and again harped on the importance of using a sunscreen to protect one's skin. For many, however, choosing the right sunscreen is a tough choice, what with scores of products with various SPFs (Sun Protection Factors) flooding store shelves.
Saturday, May 04, 2013 12:49:29 PM
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