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Hospital-on-wheels brings hope for people in rural Assam
Jonai (Assam), Nov 13 (IANS) A mobile hospital has brought hope at the doorstep for Titaram Payeng, a middle-aged farmer unable to work for the last three months because of a severe stomach ailment, and many like him having no access to proper healthcare.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 8:43:47 AM

Lakshmi's condition improving, removed from invasive monitoring
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) Lakshmi, the two-year-old who was separated from her parasitic conjoined twin in a complex surgery last week, was removed from invasive monitoring Monday at a super-specialty hospital in Narayana health city here.

Monday, November 12, 2007 10:25:25 PM

Doctor jailed for possessing ultrasound machine illegally
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) A doctor in Punjab's Kotkapura town has been sentenced to three months' rigorous imprisonment by a court for possessing an ultrasound machine without mandatory registration.

Monday, November 12, 2007 7:32:54 PM

Lakshmi doing well, takes semi-solid food
Bangalore, Nov 11 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi, separated from her parasitic conjoined twin after a rare surgery last week, was given semi-solid food Sunday, as her condition continued to improve at a super-specialty hospital here.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 9:43:44 PM

Manual on childhood obesity and diabetes released
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) A city-based diabetes research centre Sunday launched a nationwide campaign to prevent childhood obesity and diabetes with the release of a manual on prevention of childhood obesity.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 9:06:05 PM

Talking HIV/AIDS through fun games
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A 'Bunti Aur Babli' visual trick game, a 'jadoo' photograph that changes colour and a chaupal dice game -- these are all part of a massive initiative to inculcate awareness about HIV/AIDS among villagers in a fun way. And it is showing results.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 11:44:32 AM

Lakshmi taken off ventilator, regains consciousness (Second Lead)
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Lakshmi, the two-year-old child, who had been operated upon for removal of a conjoined twin, was taken off the ventilator Friday at a super-specialty hospital here.

Friday, November 09, 2007 7:35:09 PM

Two-year-old recovering after separation from conjoined twin (Lead)
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Lakshmi, the Indian girl who was born on Diwali two years ago, is on the road to recovery and is responding to treatment since she was operated two days ago to be separated from her conjoined twin, a surgery that attracted international attention.

Friday, November 09, 2007 4:09:21 PM

Chhattisgarh to have its first hi-tech cancer hospital
Raipur, Nov 9 (IANS) Vedanta Resources, a London-based mining company, is planning to set up Chhattisgarh's first super-speciality cancer hospital here.

Friday, November 09, 2007 3:30:08 PM

Lakshmi responding to treatment post-surgery
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Lakshmi, the girl who was born on Diwali two years ago, is on the road to recovery and is responding to treatment being given since she was operated upon two days ago to part with her parasitic conjoined twin.

Friday, November 09, 2007 1:08:04 PM

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