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Last updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:38:03 AM

'India emerging as liver transplant hub'
Noida, March 14 (IANS) India is emerging as a global hub for liver transplant with expanded medical facilities, an expert said here Friday.

Friday, March 14, 2014 6:22:19 PM

Mix caution with your Holi colours: Doctors to pregnant women (Holi is on March 17)
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pregnancy is an exciting time, in anticipation of new beginnings. With Holi round the corner on Monday, doctors recommend some basic care so as not to let pregnancy mar the festive spirit. For instance, did you know that some colours, despite being branded "natural" or "organic" can still be harmful?

Friday, March 14, 2014 1:46:14 PM

Lack of sleep can cause heart disease (March 14 is World Sleep Day)
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) How you sleep is a major determinant of how well your heart functions. A new study carried out on cardiac patients at the Sir Gangaram Hospital here revealed that around 96 percent of patients who have cardiovascular problems have sleep apnea.

Friday, March 14, 2014 9:40:03 AM

'Kidney diseases can be cured if diagnosed early'
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Around 600 million people worldwide have some kind of kidney ailment and chronic kidney diseases are predicted to increase by 17 percent over the next decade if not detected early, said a nephrologist here Thursday.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 7:24:04 PM

Vaccination alerts now on mobile
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) Thursday launched a new service which will alert parents about the immunisation schedule of their children through a text message on their mobile.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 5:12:21 PM

Delhi hospital sets up polycystic kidney disease foundation
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Wednesday launched the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation of India, ahead of the World Kidney Day that would be observed March 13.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 10:58:11 PM

Jharkhand records lowest infant mortality rate
Ranchi, March 12 (IANS) Jharkhand has recorded the lowest infant mortality rate in 2012-13, the Unicef said in a statement here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 7:12:22 PM

Healthcare finds little space in India's political agenda (Election Special)
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) While healthcare is a major political issue in the western world, in India it sadly finds just passing mention in the election manifestos of various political parties. Health has failed to pick up as an election issue in India despite the country having overwhelming concerns over the quality of its delivery systems.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 3:30:05 PM

Campaign to raise awareness about dengue launched
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A nationwide campaign was launched Tuesday to raise awareness about dengue and control its rising incidence across India.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:44:05 PM

Club for cancer survivors in Delhi
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A new club aimed at making cancer survivors feel special was launched here Saturday on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:08:08 PM

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