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Leaders in oncology from across the country have for the first time come together to join the war against smokeless tobacco, believed to be behind 96% of oral cancer cases in India.

Drug company's loss could be Africa's gain

A decision by an Indian patent office to reject an application by one of the world's major drug companies could help save lives in Africa, by enabling the manufacture of cheap versions of a key Aids drug

India will soon roll out the world's largest juvenile diabetes screening and detection programme for children. Kids will also be checked for high blood pressure.

Death stalks Dantewada

Published: 10/11/2010 in PHARMA ARTICLE

Death stalks Dantewada

The soldiers who inspect all that passes through the barbed wire barricades at their checkpoint here have spotted villagers bearing a tragic and unlikely burden.

Even as suspected dengue cases continue to pour in from across the city, the disease claimed one more life on Friday, taking the toll in the city to over three.

Diabetes drug Avandia banned

The Government has banned the production and import of diabetes drug Rosiglitazone or Avandia close on the heels of the US and European Union restricting its use following reports of the drug causing cardiac problems.

In the Capital, senior citizens above the age of 80 have the highest financial dependency on their children at 90 per cent, according to the findings of a survey by HelpAge India called the “Economic & Health Survey on India’s Oldest Old (80 +)”.

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will launch a week-long sanitation-cum-cleanliness drive from tomorrow to control mosquito breeding and spread of dengue in the national capital.

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