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Treating ailments with hot iron rods!
Jodhpur, Oct 15 (IANS) Hot iron rods are still used to treat the sick in some villages of Rajasthan.

Monday, October 15, 2007 2:02:53 PM

Good or bad, Botox weaves its charm on Indians
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Urban India is slowly but surely succumbing to the charms of Botox, a cosmetic treatment to keep looking young, even as doctors admit that too much of it can be harmful.

Monday, October 15, 2007 8:37:53 AM

Chandigarh's 'Ravana', 'Kumbhkarna' donate blood
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Mythological characters from Hindu epic Ramayana Sunday donated blood here to create social awareness about blood donation.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 5:32:11 PM

Cholera stalks Orissa villages (Feature)
Rayagada (Orissa), Oct 14 (IANS) Driving down to the Kashipur village block is almost an idyllic fantasy. But the picturesque landscape hides a dark truth - cholera is stalking the region, pushing it towards doom, reports Grassroots Features.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 9:24:24 AM

Doctors go on strike, emergency services crippled in hospital
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Resident doctors of the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Friday shut down the emergency services after relatives of a patient roughed up some doctors and vandalised hospital property alleging that the patient died due to the doctors' negligence.

Friday, October 12, 2007 7:29:20 PM

HIV-positive student thrown out of Bengal school
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) A primary school student in West Bengal was thrown out of his school after being allegedly humiliated by his teachers because he was HIV positive, his mother said.

Friday, October 12, 2007 2:15:53 PM

A world of colours beyond leprosy's sting (Feature)
Bharatapuram (Tamil Nadu), Oct 12 (IANS) Their fingers are deformed but nothing can stop their paintbrushes. For the 27 artists of the Bindu Art School near here, painting is a medium that transports them to a world far removed from the social stigma of leprosy.

Friday, October 12, 2007 10:28:03 AM

Over half of Indian women lack care during pregnancy
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 51 percent of Indian women lack proper care during pregnancy and delivery, according to a National Family Health Survey.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 7:09:26 PM

55 percent women anaemic, 40 percent kids underweight: report
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

Indian pharma firm to research Kala-azar therapy
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

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