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Junior doctors continue strike in Cuttack hospital
Cuttack, Sep 23 (IANS) The junior doctors' strike at the Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College in Cuttack entered its fifth day, adding to the miseries of the patients.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 3:33:00 PM

The cholera warriors of Orissa (Feature)
Kashipur (Orissa), Sep 23 (IANS) Clad in a white sari and apron, 30-year-old staff nurse Arskmani Hembram moves tirelessly from one patient to another in the Kashipur government hospital in Orissa asking if they need any help.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 12:53:03 PM

Ramdev camp kicks off in Kathmandu after security scare
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian yoga guru Swami Ramdev's much-awaited training camp finally kicked off in Kathmandu early Sunday after being put off the previous day due to security fears.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 12:12:25 PM

Tribal women trade in iodised salt for health (Feature)
Koraput (Orissa), Sep 23 (IANS) Tribal women of Padampur, a small village in the Koraput district of Orissa, don't have any formal education but they not only know all about the benefits of using iodised salt, they even earn their livelihood by selling it in the neighbouring villages.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 10:29:16 AM

Can yoga help India take on China?
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Can mass practice of yoga help India compete with China in economic growth? Yoga guru Swami Ramdev is convinced it can.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 7:34:21 AM

Apex court admits plea against female foeticide
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a petition seeking direction to the union health ministry to take foolproof and effective measures to curb the growing female foeticide in the country.

Friday, September 21, 2007 8:38:24 PM

Medical seats in JIPMER increased to 100
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It's good news for medical college aspirants. The central government Friday increased the number of MBBS seats from 75 to 100 at the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry.

Friday, September 21, 2007 4:27:04 PM

Doctors at premier Orissa hospital on strike
Cuttack, Sep 20 (IANS) Health services in Orissa's premier Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College here were paralysed Thursday as doctors struck work to protest an attack by some people after the death of a patient.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 11:00:03 PM

Yoga, another example of nanotechnology: Ramdev
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Using yoga to treat a disease is just another example of using nanotechnology in medicine, according to leading yoga and spiritual guru Swami Ramdev.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 9:40:34 PM

Paralysed people can now operate computers with chin
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) People paralysed below the neck now can work on computers with their chin, thanks to a special 'chin stick' the Indian Spinal Injury Centre (ISIC) here has developed. And it hardly costs Rs.100 ($2.5).

Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:41:18 AM

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