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There’s a looming challenge for cancer control in NE region

Kolkata: According to Dr Naresh Purohit, advisor to the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), there is a looming challenge for cancer control in the northeast (NE) region, and existing programmes and policies appear ineffective in addressing the region's cancer...

Every year 1 lakh children born with hearing loss in India: KIMS

Hyderabad: In India, every year more than 1 Lakh children are born with severe to profound hearing loss and most of them need cochlear implant surgery to improve their speech and language skills, according to KIMS hospitals here on...

PM Narendra Modi to visit Kolkata to preside the National Ganga Council on Dec 30

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to make an official visit to this city on December 30 to preside over the 2nd National Ganga Council (NGC) in which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has confirmed her participation.The...

COVID: J&K Govt creating genome sequencing facilities in Jammu, Srinagar

Jammu: Assuring that there is no need to panic in view of rising Covid-19 cases in neighboring countries as no surge have been reported so far in the Union Territory, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta...

5 active COVID-19 cases in MP

Bhopal: No fresh instance of novel coronavirus was detected in Madhya Pradesh for the second successive day on Friday even as the number of active cases remains five.“Sixty-five more samples were analysed. Two laboratories have been authorised to undertake...

Japan reports 206,943 new Covid cases amid 8th wave of infections

Tokyo: Japan's health ministry and local governments said that 206,943 people had been newly infected with the COVID-19 virus nationwide, according to the latest figures released Wednesday, as the country grapples with an eighth wave of infections.This is an...

No external pressure to accelerate Covaxin development : Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad: Vaccine-Maker Bharat Biotech on Thursday stated that there was no external pressure to accelerate the development of Covaxin.In a statement here, the company said, “We condemn the targeted narrative against Covaxin put forth by a select few individuals...

Nearly 10 million with epilepsy live in India

Kolkata: On National Epilepsy Day, Dr. L N Tripathy, Senior Vice Chairman, Director, and Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Medica Hospitals, said out of approximately 50 million people worldwide who have epilepsy, nearly 10 million live in India, making it...

India logs 1,326 new Covid cases

New Delhi: India recorded 1,326 new Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Monday.The total caseload rose to 4,46,53,592 while the toll rose to 5,29,024 as 8 more succumbed to the disease.On the other hand, 1,723 people recuperated from...

Burden of brain stroke rising in India: Neurologist

Bhubaneswar: The burden of stroke is rising in India and has now emerged as the fourth leading cause of death and a common cause of disability, according to neurologist Santosh Dash.Dash, who is attached to the Kalinga Institute of...

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IOC seeks for ways to let Russia, Belarus athletes back to international competitions

Geneva:The International Olympic Committee (IOC), accompanied with International Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs), are seeking for ways...