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Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is the first step to universal health coverageCome Sunday and India will take a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the aam aadmi. Prime minister Narendra Modi will launch the Ayushman Bharat...
Eating for two is a myth, say researchers; excess weight during pregnancy could pave way for diabetes in babyThe traditional advice of eating for two people when pregnant can lead to severe consequences for the baby. A research in Hong...
An outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers A threefold increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis, a preventable eye infection that can cause blindness in contact lens wearers have been...
Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men. More than 3 million people died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, according a report released by the World Health...
The report says despite progress India and China unlikely to meet the 2030 target even by 2040India miss UN targets to reduce premature deaths because of non communicable diseases by a substantial margin; may not achieve the goals for...
People who participate in light to moderate physical activity may have less severe strokes People who participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking at least four hours a week or swimming two to three hours a week,...
Pilot starts in Delhi for using Department of Post for transport of sputum specimen Now, the post office will transport your sputum sample for Tuberculosis test. A pilot for utilising the services of the Department of Post for transport of sputum...
Almost half of resident doctors reported burnout symptoms and 14 percent reported regret over their career choice in this new study In a study of nearly 3,600 second-year residents who were followed-up with questionnaires since medical school, 45 percent reported...
Social media, radio and television messages to create buzz about the low hemoglobin disease that plagues the entire country but women are the worst hit Anemia cards, whatsapp messages and radio jockeys talking anemia - these are just some of...
India's under five mortality now equals global child death rate The total number of under five child deaths have fallen below the one million mark for the first time in history, as per UN estimates. India's share of global child mortality...

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Now, a new weapon against drug resistant TB, a new antibiotic

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