New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) An estimated 135 million children below the age of five - more than the population of Japan - were given polio drops in yet another round of anti-polio immunisation Sunday throughout India that is seeing an alarming rise in polio cases in some states.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 6:46:05 PM
Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Doctors here have surgically removed female reproductive organs from the body of a man who is serving sentence for rape.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 3:17:08 PM
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) A large number of people in India's northeast living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are struggling for survival. Hundreds are dying with no access to treatment.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 9:13:14 AM
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India, which has twice the level of malnutrition compared to Africa, could introduce iron-enriched rice in school lunch meals to boost the health of anaemic children, suggests a global NGO.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 9:01:15 AM
Bhubaneswar , Nov 12 (IANS) Two Indian scientists have developed a new method that advocates the use of a garlic component to treat cancer-causing tumours.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 8:23:35 AM
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The anti-polio vaccine would be administered Sunday to around 2.6 million children below the age of five in a fresh round of pulse-polio immunisation campaign in Delhi which has reported five polio cases this year.
Saturday, November 11, 2006 9:07:07 PM
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first world youth meet on health here Nov 14, in which hundreds of participants from 37 countries will discuss a range of health issues.
Saturday, November 11, 2006 5:12:25 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) Nurses from Kerala will soon head for the Maldives to care for patients in hospitals there.
Saturday, November 11, 2006 12:41:37 PM
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Underground water in Tripura is contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic, fuelling fears of serious health hazards, said officials.
Saturday, November 11, 2006 11:03:25 AM
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was admitted to Escorts Hospital and Research Centre here Friday after complaining of exhaustion but his condition is 'absolutely stable'.
Friday, November 10, 2006 8:13:46 PM
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