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Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET) is the biggest public private partnership against TB India has launched a massive partnership with the private sector for the elimination of TB by 2025, five years ahead of the global schedule. Joint Effort...
The list of essential diagnostics aims to improve diagnostic outcomes. World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global...
WHO launches six-pronged strategy to eliminate industrial trans fats, often present in margarine, gheeThe World Health Organisation has released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. Eliminating trans fats is key...
A butterfly adept at camouflage can be the inspiration for new implants to save eyesight To stay hidden from predators, the long-tail glasswing butterfly relies on a pretty unusual type of camouflage. Patterns of tiny bumps on this South American butterfly’s...
One in every eight people in India above 30 years of age has high blood pressure, according to Union health ministry Every eighth Indian above 30 years of age has high blood pressure, according to a Union health ministry preventive...
India is home to the second highest number of diabetes patients in the world.ICMR today issued standard treatment guidelines against diabetes after almost a decade for the diagnosis, screening, treatment and prevention of the disease. Medibulletin looks at Diabetes...
A new, low-cost chemical sensing chip could test for cocaine, opioids and marijuana as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol. This kind of technology has long been on the wish list of police officers, custom officials and others looking to...
A new Lancet Commission calls join countries to deal with gender inequalities as part of essential health package There is a need for countries around the world to include sexuality education, fertility services and counselling for gender-based violence as part...
Nearly 26,000 people, die of rabies in Southeast Asia, and 1.5 million people remain at risk of the disease All over the world, rabies causes 59,000 deaths every year, that means one person every nine minutes. Most of the victims...
People who do not have dengue symptoms are the primary source of the disease Dengue could be spreading from people who have no symptoms but carry the virus. When mosquitos bite these apparently disease free individuals, they spread the infection. According...

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