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As the veil lifts over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's ailments, Medibulletin explains pancreatic cancerAfter months of suspense and in and out of hospitals, the curtain has finally lifted over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's mysterious illness. The 63-year-old...
Avoid a run, stay indoors, if you can this November weekWith continued burning of crop stubbles in neighbouring states and dipping temperatures having sent Delhi's air quality for a toss - yet again - pollution control agencies are advising...
Facts about Acute Flaccid Myelitis from CDC Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body...
There is panic after several positive cases of Zika were reported from Rajasthan. Medibulletin takes you through the disease Weeks after a woman tested positive for Zika in Rajasthan capital Jaipur, the panic about the little known mosquito borne infection...
Reports of contamination of the polio virus put India's polio free status at stake Contamination of over one lakh doses of polio vaccine with a polio virus variant long thought to have been eliminated, has caused a major public health...
Diphtheria death toll in Delhi rises to 26 after two more children died of the infectious disease on Sunday Two more children died on Sunday due to diphtheria at Corporation run Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases Hospital in Kingsway Camp, taking...
Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut oil is “pure poison” and “one of the worst things you can eat” triggered a...
An explainer on why the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is such a feared disease South Korea's first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) since 2015 has alerted the world to the risk of yet another outbreak of the...
As several hundred cases - both confirmed and suspected -  of leptospirosis are reported from Kerala following the floods, the bacterial infection has caused panic in the already ravaged state Six people have died in Kerala in the aftermath of...
The insurance/assurance scheme for 50 crore people, the largest Govt programme in the world, could be a game changer In less than a month the most ambitious health scheme India - and perhaps the world - has ever seen, will...

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