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Two-year-old progressing after separation from conjoined twin (Lead)
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi, separated from her parasitic conjoined twin in a marathon and complicated surgery at a super-specialty hospital here that got her international media attention, is safe and progressing well Thursday.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 7:02:12 PM

Separated from conjoined twin, Lakshmi progressing well
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi, who has been separated from her parasitic conjoined twin in a marathon and complicated surgery at a super-specialty hospital here, is safe and progressing well Thursday.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 5:10:59 PM

New test helps tackle India's chikungunya outbreaks
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) An outbreak of chikungunya virus in the southern Indian state of Kerala has prompted researchers to develop a new diagnostic test to distinguish chikungunya from dengue viruses, the science site SciDev.Net reported.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 2:23:14 PM

Court stays Ramadoss' sack order for doctor
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the execution of an order by Health Minister and AIIMS president Anbumani Ramadoss to suspend cardiac surgeon A.K. Bisoi for allegedly leaving a screw in the heart of a person who died later.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 5:50:10 PM

Bihar toddler stable after successful conjoined twin operation
Bangalore, Nov 7 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi Tatma is stable and sound after a marathon 27-hour operation to separate her parasitic conjoined twin at a super-speciality hospital here went off successfully, her doctors said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 2:46:16 PM

Oil-free samosas, jalebis? Orissa town learns how and why
Balasore (Orissa), Nov 7 (IANS) In a town where people follow traditional cooking methods involving lavish use of saturated fats, a cardiologist and a team of chefs whipped up appetising dishes without using a single drop of oil.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 7:02:11 AM

Forty-hour surgery on parasitic conjoined twin begins
Bangalore, Nov 6 (IANS) A team of 36 medics began a complicated surgery at a super-speciality hospital here Tuesday to separate a two-year-old girl child with eight limbs from her 'parasitic conjoined twin' and enable her to lead a normal life.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:45:15 PM

Better sanitation in India will have 'global benefit' (Repeating Nov 5 story for all needing)
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Improving sanitation in India and providing access to toilets to a larger number of people who otherwise defecate in the open will have 'global benefit', say sanitation experts.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 2:06:10 PM

27 die of meningo-encephalitis in Gaya
Patna, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 27 people, mostly children, have died of meningo-encephalitis in Bihar's Gaya district in the past three weeks.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:08:08 AM

Gujarat's Khambat a silicosis death trap, says study
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Khambat, once a commercial port of Gujarat, has become a death trap for the thousands employed in the agate industry as the dust generated while grinding and polishing the mineral gets into the lungs, causing silicosis, says a study by the NGO People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 9:37:37 AM

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