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Apollo Super-Speciality Health Abhiyan (ASHA) to Underprivileged
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Apollo Super-Speciality Health Abhiyan (ASHA) to Underprivileged

MUMBAI: Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai today celebrated completion of two years of healing and caring.  Since the hospital opened its doors to the people of Maharashtra, giving them access to the best of modern healthcare, thousands of patients have been treated at the 500 bedded…

Hepatitis C Treatments Ok for Injection Drug Users
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Hepatitis C Treatments Ok for Injection Drug Users

SAN FRANCISCO:Most people who inject illicit drugs can complete treatment for hepatitis C and achieve a cure using direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy, even if they do not have perfect adherence, according to study results presented here.People who eventually finished at least…

Obesity May Cause Depression Even in Absence of Health Issues
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Obesity May Cause Depression Even in Absence of Health Issues

LONDON:Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research.The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, showed that the psychological impact of being overweight causes depression,…

AIIMS Researchers Design Sensitive Test for Pulmonary, Pleural TB
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AIIMS Researchers Design Sensitive Test for Pulmonary, Pleural TB

NEW DELHI:A team of researchers from the Department of Biotechnology at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has developed a highly sensitive diagnostic test for pulmonary and pleural tuberculosis (TB). The diagnostic test makes use of a DNA aptamer…

Bangkok Emerges As Top Destination For Indian Solo Travelers : KAYAK
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Bangkok Emerges As Top Destination For Indian Solo Travelers : KAYAK

Kayak has analysed travel searches and found that Bangkok, San Francisco, New York, Auckland and Toronto are the top destinations that are catching the eye of Indian solo travellers with significant year-on-year increase in search growth of  13 per cent, 30 per cent, 20 per…

Major Traumatic Injury Increases Risk of Mental Health Diagnoses
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Major Traumatic Injury Increases Risk of Mental Health Diagnoses

People who experience major injuries requiring hospital admission, such as car crashes and falls, are at substantially increased risk of being admitted to hospital for mental health disorders, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). As well, they are at…

Nationwide Census to Create India’s First Registry of Healthcare Facilities
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Nationwide Census to Create India’s First Registry of Healthcare Facilities

The Union Health Ministry has launched a countrywide census project to create the National Health Resource Repository (NHRR), India’s first registry of authentic and updated geospatial data on all public and private healthcare establishments. Once completed, the integrated…

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