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Post-Trehan, Escorts hospital to get Rs.300 mn (LEAD)
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre (EHIRC), in the eye of a storm over the departure of its top cardiologist Naresh Trehan, is to get an infusion of Rs.300 million from new owners Fortish Healthcare to upgrade its critical services.

Monday, June 04, 2007 6:50:57 PM

Fortis to inject Rs.300 mn into Escorts hospital
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Critical care, emergency service and intensive care units at the Escorts hospital here will soon get a Rs.300 million boost from its new owner Fortis Healthcare.

Monday, June 04, 2007 6:07:55 PM

Manipur pharmacies shut down fearing separatist threats
Imphal, June 4 (IANS) Separatists in Manipur are literally holding the state to ransom with businesses, including pharmacies, closed during the weekend following huge extortion notices slapped by rebels.

Monday, June 04, 2007 12:05:17 PM

Smallpox alert in northeast
Agartala, June 4 (IANS) The central government has sounded a health alert in India's northeast asking authorities to take immediate precautionary measures following reports of a smallpox outbreak in Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said Monday.

Monday, June 04, 2007 9:58:21 AM

25 pesticides banned in India, others face partial curbs
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Some 25 pesticides are banned for manufacture, import and use in India. Two other pesticides and formulations are banned for use in the country but their manufacture is allowed for export, it has been revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Monday, June 04, 2007 8:18:11 AM

Doctors stress on cardiac emergency units to save lives
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) With India poised to earn the dubious distinction of becoming a country with the highest number of deaths due to heart attacks, better emergency facilities for heart patients could save lives, feel cardiologists here.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 4:08:56 PM

Anthrax kills six in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Anthrax has killed six people and affected 32 in a tribal-dominated Orissa district in the past fortnight, say officials.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 1:48:01 PM

Forceps left in woman's abdomen: Orissa orders probe
Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) The Orissa government has ordered an enquiry into an alleged case of medical negligence in which some doctors reportedly left a pair of forceps in a young woman's abdomen after a surgical procedure four years ago.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 12:37:22 PM

Nutrient-rich dairy beverages an emerging market (SPECIAL)
The global food market is estimated at around $2.5 trillion per annum, which is growing currently at a rate of four percent per annum. A radical shift in food consumption pattern has been forecast the world over.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 12:29:14 PM

Bid to save medical colleges from de-recognition
Bhopal, June 3 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide necessary equipment and adequate staff to the five medical colleges in the state that are facing possible de-recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI), say official sources.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 12:18:07 PM

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