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Bengal on alert after smallpox scare
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government has issued a warning in all districts after reports from New Delhi about the possible return of smallpox, considered eradicated from the world 30 years ago, along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

Friday, June 01, 2007 3:40:19 PM

Anthrax infection spreads in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Two people in Orissa's Koraput district have died of anthrax, a fairly uncommon disease while many people have been infected by the virus, health officials said Friday.

Friday, June 01, 2007 3:25:23 PM

Twins' operation to radicalize rural health sector
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) A rare surgical operation to separate 10-month-old conjoined twins that was successfully conducted here at a facility-deprived government hospital will revolutionise India's rural health sector, medical experts say.

Friday, June 01, 2007 10:37:15 AM

10 Escorts doctors follow Trehan, join Apollo
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) At least 10 doctors and 12 paramedical staff Thursday followed leading cardiologist Naresh Trehan and resigned from the Escorts hospital to join the Apollo Hospitals.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 11:23:52 PM

India loses $7.2 bn a year to tobacco
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India loses at least $7.2 billion per year as healthcare expenditure due to tobacco consumption, experts said Thursday, as the World No Tobacco Day was observed around the globe.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 9:30:17 PM

Chikungunya grips south and central Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) About 25,000 people in south and central districts of Kerala have been hospitalised with high fever after being bitten by Ades mosquitoes that spread the chikungunya disease.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:23:18 PM

Trehan joins Apollo, other Escorts doctors may follow (NIGHT LEAD)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Leading cardiologist Naresh Trehan, who had a fracas with the new management at the Escorts hospital, Wednesday resigned as it executive director to join the Apollo Hospitals, which made an open offer to all his colleagues.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 9:49:33 PM

Trehan resigns from Escorts, set to join Apollo (LEAD)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Leading cardiologist Naresh Trehan Wednesday resigned from the post of executive director of Escorts Hospital and will completely disengage himself from the hospital from June 1.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 4:48:28 PM

Escorts boss Naresh Trehan to join Apollo
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Renowned cardiologist Naresh Trehan will soon quit Escorts hospital and join Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals here.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 4:13:38 PM

Separated conjoined twins improving
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) The 10-month-old conjoined twins Ram and Laxman, who were separated by a rare surgical operation here, are improving although the doctors who operated on them said the next 24 to 48 hours are extremely critical.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 3:52:06 PM

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