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Chennai to get state-of-art diabetes research facility
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) Monday announced the setting up of a state-of-the-art research centre here to study diabetes among Indians and Asians of Indian origin.

Monday, August 13, 2007 7:29:25 PM

Kidney racket uncovered near Bangalore
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) A thriving racket in the sale of kidneys has been busted by the Bangalore rural police and three key culprits arrested.

Monday, August 13, 2007 4:46:39 PM

Auroville to market 'curative ionised water'
Puducherry, Aug 12 (IANS) A company in Auroville, the international township set up by spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo, will commercially market in India a 'curative ionised water' that is said to treat various ailments, including diabetes.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 6:48:09 PM

Global medical NGO not banned, says Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Aug 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has not banned international medical and humanitarian aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) from working in the Maoist-hit Bastar region but has asked its volunteers not to venture into interior areas, a minister clarified Sunday.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 6:15:52 PM

Fear of separation leads four girls to suicide
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) Fear of separation if one of them got married prompted four teenaged girls to commit suicide, with three of them losing their lives and the fourth struggling to be alive in a hospital here.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 4:00:19 PM

Hyderabad doctor suspended for negligence
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A doctor in Hyderabad has been disqualified from practising for three months by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for his role in the death of an Indian diplomat's pregnant wife due negligence.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 3:30:16 PM

Now homeopathy for animals too!
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Next time your pet dog or cat is taken ill, you no longer need to fret over forcing bitter allopathic medicines down its throat - just administer some sweet homeopathy pills instead.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:43:12 AM

On air, and talking about HIV/AIDS (Feature)
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Talking about HIV/AIDS is not easy. Giving voice to fears and getting reassured by your favourite heroes is what radio stations in India are now doing, thanks to training given to radio jockeys and participation by stars.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 7:55:56 AM

Negligence kills patient ahead of surgery
Ranchi, Aug 11(IANS) A patient bled to death in an operation theatre here because junior doctors did not attend on him after cutting open his stomach as the senior surgeon was away, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, August 11, 2007 2:48:25 PM

Notice to AIIMS, government on appointments
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the central government and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here to file replies to a petition seeking quashing of appointments of 164 assistant professors in the institute four years back allegedly in violation of rules.

Friday, August 10, 2007 9:07:34 PM

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