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28
Apr

MCI crashes the hopes of 550 extra medical seats

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The Medical Council of India (MCI) has ordered four medical colleges to submit compliance report within 15 days, thereby seeking a re-inspection. This report has to be submitted over issues of infrastructure, lack of staff and other deficiencies elicited by the inspection teams. Due to this, there is...Read More

01
Apr

Celebrate Brain Awareness Month this April

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The National Brain Research Centre, Hyderabad in association with the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (Nims) also in Hyderabad will together organize a program on April 2nd to mark the beginning of Brain Awareness Month, this April. The neurology department will provide information about...Read More

31
Mar

Free Screening Camp organized for People of Chennai

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A free screening camp was organized in Chennai on March 26, 2011. The observation about the pattern of incidences of diseases surprised the doctors. Approx 10% and more out of the 230 odd people who turned out for the screening were diagnosed with Hypertension. The camp had also organized a free cardiac...Read More

24
Mar

March 24- World TB Day

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March 24, 2011 is the World TB Day. India is home to world’s largest incidences of the TB epidemic. The disease is responsible for maximum number of deaths of Indians between the ages 15 and 45. In its quest to discover new drugs for TB, CSIR had started the Open Source Drug Delivery (OSDD) project...Read More

23
Mar

Taking stock of the Dangers of Radiation from Japanese Nuclear Reactors

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It’s been 12 days now since the deadly earthquake and tsunami struck the Japanese nuclear plant. Scientists have now started detecting radiation elements in a wide assortment of food items, like in milk from Fukushima Prefecture from the exact location of the nuclear reactors, chrysanthemum greens...Read More

22
Mar

World Salt Awareness Week

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The time between March21 and March 27th has been set up as World Salt Awareness week 2011. All around the world people are awakening to the adverse effects of consuming too much salt. Salt Awareness week is the ideal time for people to understand more about their salt consumption pattern and recognize...Read More

22
Mar

Celebrate March 26 as World Epilepsy Day

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Epilepsy is the recurrent tendency to have seizures. It is basically the disorder of the brain function. That is to say that if a person has had a single seizure it does not mean that the person has epilepsy but it has been proven that an individual who has had a single seizure does have increased chance...Read More

16
Mar

HealthLine 24x7 kick starts cavity-free month on Dentist’s Day

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New Delhi, 7th March 2011 – On the occasion of Dentist’s Day, HealthLine 24x7 - India’s first phone-based and web-based healthcare information assistance service today kick-started ‘Dental Month’ that seeks to prevent the development of oral disease through education and...Read More

15
Mar

HealthLine 24x7 Dental Month Spreading Smiles

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The ‘Dental Month’ initiative of HealthLine 24x7 - India’s first phone-based and web-based healthcare information assistance service is gaining tremendous response from the people all across the 5 cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata. Through the ‘Dental...Read More

11
Mar

Owners of Clinic and Nursing Home Mumbai raise Voice Against New BMC regularization Law

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The Mumbai civic authorities declared that all privately owners of clinic and nursing home Mumbai, operating in residential areas that do not have a separate entrance will have to go through a regularization process. This came as a shock to the owners of clinics and nursing home Mumbai when they realized...Read More

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