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West Bengal DCA Rraises Red Flag Over Quality of Udiliv & Chymoral Forte Tablets
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West Bengal DCA Rraises Red Flag Over Quality of Udiliv & Chymoral Forte Tablets

KOLKOTA:The Directorate of Drugs Control, West Bengal has raised a red flag over quality and efficacy of Udiliv 300 tablets and Chymoral Forte tablets manufactured by Abbott Healthcare and Windias Biotech respectively. According to Swapan Kumar Mondal, director of drugs control,…

Water Scarcity, Climate Change Will Lower Living Standards in India
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Water Scarcity, Climate Change Will Lower Living Standards in India

NEW DELHI:The World Bank findings are the latest in a series of warnings that a warming planet posed a  serious risk to India, which could hamper the country’s growth story.The World Bank findings are the latest in a series of warnings that a warming planet posed a serious…

Hospitals Should Check Credentials of Doctors: Delhi Medical Council
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Hospitals Should Check Credentials of Doctors: Delhi Medical Council

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Medical Council (DMC), acting against a fake doctor, has stated that it is the duty of every hospital to verify the credentials of the treating doctor hired by them. The medical council was responding to a case where a quack, using a fake MBBS degree, was…

Chemicals in Paint and Varnish Can Raise Multiple Sclerosis Risk
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Chemicals in Paint and Varnish Can Raise Multiple Sclerosis Risk

WASHINGTON:Exposure to paint, varnish and other solvents is associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study.People with exposure to paint or other solvents are 50 percent more likely to develop MS than people without it.People with exposure…

E-cigarettes as Harmful as Cigarettes
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E-cigarettes as Harmful as Cigarettes

WASHINGTON:Did you know! E-cigarettes increase cardiovascular risk as much as cigarettes do.The usage of e-cigarettes containing nicotine has a significant impact on vascular functions, claims new study.It revealed that smokers of e-cigarettes experienced the same, if not higher…

Fake Doc Case: DMC Writes to DGHS for Stringent Action Against Hospital
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Fake Doc Case: DMC Writes to DGHS for Stringent Action Against Hospital

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has written to the city government's health department recommending "stringent action" against a private hospital in Munirka, as a patient there had died after being treated allegedly by a "fake doctor". The 45-year-old man was admitted…

Effectiveness of Herbal Medicine in Treating Diabetes
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Effectiveness of Herbal Medicine in Treating Diabetes

It stands to reason that since a lot of drug treatments in Western medicine are rooted from plant-based sources, actual plants that are used as medicine should be considered in the same regard. Of course, that isn’t the case with most medicinal plants, as the same community…

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