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Forty-hour surgery on parasitic conjoined twin begins
Bangalore, Nov 6 (IANS) A team of 36 medics began a complicated surgery at a super-speciality hospital here Tuesday to separate a two-year-old girl child with eight limbs from her 'parasitic conjoined twin' and enable her to lead a normal life.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 3:45:15 PM

Better sanitation in India will have 'global benefit' (Repeating Nov 5 story for all needing)
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Improving sanitation in India and providing access to toilets to a larger number of people who otherwise defecate in the open will have 'global benefit', say sanitation experts.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 2:06:10 PM

27 die of meningo-encephalitis in Gaya
Patna, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 27 people, mostly children, have died of meningo-encephalitis in Bihar's Gaya district in the past three weeks.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 11:08:08 AM

Gujarat's Khambat a silicosis death trap, says study
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Khambat, once a commercial port of Gujarat, has become a death trap for the thousands employed in the agate industry as the dust generated while grinding and polishing the mineral gets into the lungs, causing silicosis, says a study by the NGO People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 9:37:37 AM

Paswan inaugurates pharmaceutical research centre in Kolkatta
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Chemicals, Fertilisers and Steel Ram Vilas Paswan Monday inaugurated the second National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB) here.

Monday, November 5, 2007 10:07:02 PM

Better sanitation in India will have 'global benefit' (Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Improving sanitation in India and providing access to toilets to a larger number of people who otherwise defecate in the open will have 'global benefit', say sanitation experts.

Monday, November 5, 2007 7:40:00 PM

US varsity moots tie-up with Kolkata homeopathy clinic
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) A team from Columbia University visited city-based Prasanta Banerji Homeopathy Research Foundation (PBHRF) for a possible research collaboration and exchange of medical expertise in the field of paediatric oncology.

Sunday, November 4, 2007 2:27:49 PM

Two Dalit women die of medical negligence
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Two pregnant Dalit women died after they were allegedly thrown out of a state-run rural hospital in Uttar Pradesh by doctors and para-medical staff for not paying bribe. A case of criminal negligence has been registered against the erring medical staff.

Friday, November 2, 2007 11:14:28 PM

Indian diagnostic firm to tap outsourcing opportunity abroad (Lead)
Chennai Nov 2 (IANS) Mumbai-based Metropolitan Health Services is now planning to tap the outsourcing market for clinical diagnostic tests by setting up sample collection centres in the United States.

Friday, November 2, 2007 6:31:00 PM

Indian diagnostic firm on expansion mode
Chennai Nov 2 (IANS) A Mumbai based clinical diagnostic firm has decided to tap the lucrative overseas market and is in discussion to acquire a diagnostic lab chain in the UK.

Friday, November 2, 2007 6:15:54 PM

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