Alert in airports across India for MERS respiratory disease

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NEW DELHI: An alert has been sounded at all airports to screen passengers especially from Middle East and South Korea, for Middle East Corona Virus (MERS-Cov), a kind of deadly respiratory disease. Airports throughout the country have been asked to report any passengers who are self-reporting at immigration counters with symptoms of fever and respiratory More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Indian-origin scientist turns blood into nerve cells

TORONTO: Stem cell scientists led by Mick Bhatia from the McMaster University have successfully converted adult human blood cells into neural cells.The team directly converted adult human blood cells to both central More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Malaria Control Software to be in operation by May-end

MANGALURU: By the end of this month, health workers will be seen with tabs enabled with the Malaria Control Software to detect the source of Malaria and act against it within the stipulated time.The software, which More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Hope for Ebola patients as new drug cures monkeys infected with West African virus

NEW DELHI: An experimental Ebola drug has cured monkeys who were infected with the West African virus.The treatment known as TKM-Ebola-Guinea targets the Ebola virus. However, it has not been tried on humans, as More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Saturday, April 4th, 2015
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Make larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products: PM Modi to Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: With the BJP-led NDA government receiving flak from all quarters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the Health Ministry to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco product packets More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Swine flu toll in India touches 1,289 mark

NEW DELHI: 50 more succumbed to swine flu in India, taking the death toll to a disturbing 1,289 mark.The Union Health Ministry said that while the total number of people who have died has reached 1,289 and those More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Swine flu: WHO ‘carefully watching’ situation in India

NEW DELHI: World Health Organisation (WHO) is “carefully watching” the swine flu situation in India with close to 15,000 people having come down with the disease so far this year even though it said More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Swine flu scare: 663 deaths so far, over 10,000 people affected

NEW DELHI: Swine flu deaths have soared to 663 across the country while number of people affected by it breached the 10,000 mark as the virus spread to new places like Nagaland. The figures show that there is no More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Swine flu scare in India: 100 dead in 3 days, 585 deaths this year

NEW DELHI : Swine flu has become a major health scare in India and is assuming serious proportions in the country with over 500 people succumbing to the fatal disease. The death toll from swine flu this year has More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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The World’s Fattest Countries

You might think United States tops the list of the Fattest Countries in the World but you’d be wrong. Close, but wrong. According to the recent Global Status Report released by the World Health Organization (WHO), More...