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West Nile Virus: central team heads to Kerala

One case of West Nile Virus has been reported from Malappuram in Kerala Union health ministry on Thursday sent a multi-disciplinary team from the National...

Mobile app can prevent 80% maternal and child deaths

Study by Indian Council of Medical Research and its partners found that arming frontline health workers with an app helps cut maternal and child...

Indicleft tool to track and treat babies born with cleft lips

Indicleft tool for monitoring cleft lip has been developed by researchers from several Indian institutes including AIIMS and ICMR institutes India is ready to track...

Health benefits of masks, air purifiers not known: ICMR chief

Whether masks and health purifiers really have health benefits, is yet to be proven As sellers of masks and air purifiers soar on the wings...

One in 8 deaths in India because of air pollution: Lancet

Air pollution now contributes to more disease burden in India than tobacco use India with 18% of the global population has a disproportionately high 26%...

ICMR, PHFI trial shows Yoga works in cardiac rehabilitation

After the largest multi-centre randomised trial; researchers hope Yoga will be used more in low and middle income countriesThe largest ever multi-centre randomised trial...

Jaipur Zika strain does not cause birth defects in babies: ICMR

Around 2000 samples were tested for Zika, 159 positive cases have been confirmed The strain of Zika Virus in Pune is different from the African...

Get set for a glimpse of Mahatma Gandhi’s blood pressure records

The Indian Journal of Medical Research is bringing out an issue on Gandhi and Science For its 150th commemorative issue, the Indian Journal Of Medical...

Over a third of all women who commit suicide, are Indians

Experts highlight the need to understand and address this trend as the first analysis of the state level disease burden data is released Prevalence...

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