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Tihar gets de-addiction centre
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Tihar jail, one of Asia's biggest prisons that is home to over 13,000 inmates, Thursday got a dedicated drug de-addiction centre with a capacity of 120 beds.

Thursday, January 04, 2007 11:03:16 PM

Global homoeopathy conference underway in Agra
Agra, Jan 4 (IANS) An international homeopathy conference is taking place in this Taj Mahal city, attended by over 80 delegates from India and eight countries.

Thursday, January 04, 2007 3:14:58 PM

Rajasthan doctors to prescribe generic medicines
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Doctors at government-run hospitals in Rajasthan will now have to prescribe medicines by their generic names instead of a brand name, according to Health Minister Digambar Singh.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007 4:23:00 PM

Ranbaxy gets US approval for generic hypertension drug
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited has received the approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture and market generic hypertension drug Atenolol in the country.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007 6:03:03 PM

Battle against polio far from over in Bihar
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) The battle against polio is far from over in Bihar, which recorded 51 new cases in 2006.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007 8:41:40 AM

Haryana enhances nutritional support for women, children
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Children, pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls in Haryana will receive more supplementary support from the state government for their nutritional needs.

Monday, January 01, 2007 7:52:19 PM

Tamil Nadu checks AIDS spread
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Top on the list of HIV/AIDS most-affected states, Tamil Nadu has managed to keep the numbers of infected from growing, thanks to a unique support programme.

Monday, January 01, 2007 7:57:17 AM

Orissa hospital, surgeon fined for wrong treatment
Balasore (Orissa), Dec 31 (IANS) A consumer forum has slapped a fine of Rs.110,000 on a private hospital and its doctor-owner in Orissa for wrongly treating a woman.

Sunday, December 31, 2006 10:55:06 AM

British Medical Association plans collaboration with India
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) The British Medical Association (BMA) plans collaboration with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to exchange scientific knowhow and to provide more opportunities for medical graduates to train in Britain.

Saturday, December 30, 2006 5:14:17 PM

IMA against introduction of polio injections
Patna, Dec 28 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will oppose the government's plan to replace pulse polio immunisation drops with injections.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 3:01:27 PM

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