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Girl dies amid doctors' brawl in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl in West Bengal died waiting for treatment as a senior doctor allegedly beat up his junior colleague for waking him up early in the morning.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 1:39:28 PM

'Kidneys for sale', say hapless parents of Dalit boy
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) The son of a Dalit couple in Bihar is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. But while his impoverished parents are willing to sell off their own kidneys to raise money for the expensive procedure, they have so far found no takers.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 4:13:01 PM

Rabies claims 20,000 lives in India every year
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 20,000 people in India die every year due to rabies, accounting for nearly 35 percent of such deaths worldwide, the health ministry said Saturday, the World Rabies Day.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 7:23:13 PM

DMK, Left oppose Ramadoss' rural service proposal
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss may have good intentions but even in his home state Tamil Nadu, his allies the DMK and the Left parties are opposed to his suggestion that medical college students be given their degrees only when they complete a year's service in rural areas.

Friday, September 07, 2007 10:07:53 PM

Simultaneous heart operation and angioplasty in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The cardiac team of a private hospital here claimed to have achieved a global first by simultaneously conducting a beating heart surgery and an angioplasty on a 57-year-old diabetic patient.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:37:32 PM

Mattel recall includes Batman, Sesame Street toys
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Barbie accessories are not the only toys that have been recalled by Mattel Toys India for posing health hazards. The list also includes Batman figures, Cookie Monster, Soccer Elmo, Ernie and Oscar the Groush.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 2:56:28 PM

Court notice to Ramadoss, AIIMS director
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued show-cause notices to AIIMS president and Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and its director P. Venugopal on a petition accusing them of violating court directions to frame guidelines for the appointment of a registrar.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 8:33:39 PM

Australian aid to combat AIDS in northeast India
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Australia has committed 10 million Australian dollars to curb spread of HIV/AIDS in four states of northeast India.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 6:44:37 PM

Fix birth time to beat the planets
Bhopal, Sep 5 (IANS) It's all in the birth chart. Or is it? For those who believe the planets' positions at the time of birth determine the course of one's life, things are changing now. Many parents are taking the caesarean path to fix the time of the birth of their child - to beat the planets.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 10:08:03 AM

After court rebuff, Ramadoss signs certificates
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Complying with the Delhi High Court directive, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday signed the pending degree certificates of 49 postgraduate students of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 7:22:59 PM

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