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CDSCO Raises Alarm about Medtronic Pacemakers

NEW DELHI:India's apex drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has issued an alert about battery depletion issues in some pacemakers sold by the… Read more..

Over 500 Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani Village

ISLAMABAD:A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following… Read more..

Pune Doctor Gets 3-year RI for Illegal Sex Tests

PUNE:A Pune court sentenced a prominent woman doctor to three-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) and awarded Rs 10,000 fine for performing illegal sex determination tests.Judge Vishakha… Read more..

Singapore Reports First Case of Rare Monkeypox Virus

SINGAPORE:Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said may have been infected by… Read more..

NEET PG 2019: Qualifying Percentile Cut off Reduced for all Categories

NEW DELHI:The Health Ministry in consultation with the Board of Governors, Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile in respect… Read more..

Nepal Witnesses First Bird Flu Death

KATHAMANDU:A 21-year old man has died here after being infected by bird flu, becoming the first-ever patient in the Himalayan nation to succumb to the… Read more..

Only 27% of Indians Aware of Concept of Living Will: Survey

MUMBAI:A recent survey conducted by HCAH guided by End of Life Care in India Task Force (ELICIT),showed that despite having strong opinions about their last… Read more..

At least 2.9 Million Children in India Miss First Dose of Measles Vaccine: UNICEF

NEW DELHI:India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per… Read more..

SCTIMST, Trivandrum, wins National Intellectual Property Award 2019

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) is an Institution of National Importance under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of… Read more..

Half a Million UK Children Missed Measles Jab

LONDON:More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children's charity… Read more..

Indian Women At High Death Risk From Diabetes

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among… Read more..

Indian Couple Refuse Newborn Girl, DNA Tests Call their Bluff

DEHRADUN:More than a month after a couple in Uttarakhand refused to accept a newborn girl as their own, insisting that a boy was born to… Read more..

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