New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) More than half the women in the country are anaemic and one in three child is underweight.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 6:38:19 PM
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The Advinus Therapeutics (P) Ltd, a Tata Group pharmaceutical company based in Bangalore, has begun a partnership with the Geneva-based Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) for discovery and development of therapies for visceral leishmaniasis, commonly known in India as Kala-azar.
Thursday, October 11, 2007 6:12:22 PM
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Angry at the authorities' callous attitude, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi government's health department and Delhi's civic bodies to initiate steps to prevent the recurrence of dengue fever, which has claimed more than 200 lives in last two years.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 8:02:37 PM
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Always among the ones who dream big and think of pragmatic solutions to deep rooted problems, former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam believes that producing movies on the rehabilitated life of lepers on the lines of 'Black', which dealt with the issue of visually challenged people, will help in scrubbing away the social stigma attached to the disease.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 4:05:55 PM
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) With an eye to creating a world record, over 145,000 students from more than 350 schools brushed their teeth simultaneously in 23 cities across the country in an initiative to promote good habits for oral health.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007 4:53:57 PM
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Despite a pat on the back of the Indian government from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for its sustained polio immunisation drive, the disease that leaves people handicapped has surfaced in Orissa after a gap of three years, while Delhi has reported its first case of the year.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007 3:41:47 PM
Jaipur, Oct 8 (IANS) A mentally challenged boy is being kept captive, in his own home, by his parents because they cannot afford his treatment.
Monday, October 08, 2007 6:58:53 PM
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday inaugurated a Molecular Imaging Research Centre here to undertake high-end research in the development of advanced life support technology.
Saturday, October 06, 2007 7:47:10 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran, admitted to the intensive care unit of a private hospital last Sunday, is recovering and is likely to be discharged within the next few days, family sources said Friday.
Friday, October 05, 2007 6:56:34 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A new Department of Health Research to boost biomedical research was launched by the health ministry Friday and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was brought under its purview.
Friday, October 05, 2007 6:01:26 PM
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