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India made Hepatitis B a part of its universal immunisation basket in 2014It has been almost three and half years that India made hepatitis B vaccine a part of its universal immunisation programme after the countrywide rollout of pentavalent...
Poor cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and awareness leave patients who suffer cardiac events outside hospital settings, with preventable permanent brain damage It was a Sunday like any another when Mr Samir Ahuja (name changed), a 54 year old banker became...
Rapid ascent is usually associated with the condition but some people are more prone than others Though the CBSE retests may play spoiler, the holiday season is round the corner. And with the mercury on the rise, the cool mountains...
The recent Rani Mukherjee starrer puts the spotlight on  a little known neurological condition that is quite common in childhoodTourette Syndrome isn't progeria and Rani Mukherjee certainly isn't Amitabh Bachchan. But it is far more common and as anybody...
Neurocysticercosis is the leading cause of epilepsy Some years ago, when ace Indian tennis player Leander Paes fell ill, neurocysticercosis enjoyed a brief moment in the sun. The incidence though has not abated and in fact is on the rise...
Actor Irrfan Khan's cryptic reference to neuro not always being about the brain is bang on. A quick explainer on neuroendocrine tumoursLike some of the multi-layered characters he has played, actor Irrfan Khan left a lot unsaid when he...
The British physicist lived with the debilitating disease for more than 50 years Stephen Hawking changed the way we looked at creation. He also showed what it is like to live with a debilitating disease. Hawking was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral...
The scheme awaits cabinet nod but states have already flagged these issues in the two-day consultation In their addresses at the End TB summit on Tuesday both prime minister Narendra Modi and health minister J P Nadda spoke at length...
The judgement means passive euthanasia with the patient's consent will now be a reality in India In a landmark judgement on Friday the Supreme Court allowed advance directives - a "living will" - that allows people to decide in advance...
Raw or unpasteurised milk can lead to a slew of diseases including diarrhoea and Guillain Barre Syndrome; can even cause a stroke It is the season for gujiya, dahi vada and thandai. It is also the season when you can...

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