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How do women handle their periods in space?

The first woman ventured into space more than fifty years ago: Valentina Tereshkova in 1963. Since then, nearly 60 other women have followed in her footsteps. But when they prepare for these journeys, one added challenge faces them: How should...
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President bestows Florence Nightingale Awards on 35 Nurses

President bestows Florence Nightingale Awards on 35 Nurses

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashrapati Bhavan, here today, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Minister for...
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Walking, cycling outweigh health risk from pollution: study

Walking, cycling outweigh health risk from pollution: study

The benefits of walking and cycling outweigh the negative effects on health of air pollution, even in places with high levels of air pollution such as New Delhi – one of the most polluted cities in the world, according to...
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Health Apps: Evolving the landscape of Medical Industry : Pawan Gupta

Health Apps: Evolving the landscape of Medical Industry : Pawan Gupta

The increasing proliferation of mobile and internet in India has led to pertinent changes in lifestyle of people. Public health and hygiene are the sectors that have been ameliorated by the increasing use of mobile technology. Hence, we have witnessed...
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Won’t Stop NEET Medical Entrance Exam Scheduled On May 1: Supreme Court

Won’t Stop NEET Medical Entrance Exam Scheduled On May 1: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today refused to put off the single entrance test, NEET, for admissions to medical colleges which is to be held tomorrow. The exam will be held as scheduled, it told a group of students who had appealed...
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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s anti-tobacco campaign takes to the railways – with support from Vital Strategies – to reach millions of Indians

April 26, 2016 New Delhi – The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), with technical support from global health experts Vital Strategies, today launched a powerful outdoor campaign to raise awareness of the harms of smokeless tobacco. Images and me...
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On World Malaria Day, a push to eliminate malaria

25 APRIL 2016 | WHO-GENEVA : A year after the World Health Assembly resolved to eliminate malaria from at least 35 countries by 2030, WHO is releasing a World Malaria Day report that shows this goal, although ambitious, is achievable....
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Experts called for a strong road safety law in India

Experts called for a strong road safety law in India

New Delhi : According to the National Crimes Record Bureau, over 1.4 lakh people have been killed in road crashes in India in 2014 alone.However, WHO estimates over 2 lakh deaths to road crashes. Road crashes amounts to a loss...
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Office of CDSCO to function from Baddi to facilitate companies

Office of CDSCO to function from Baddi to facilitate companies

New Delhi, 24th April, 2016.. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the first of its kind Current Good Manufacturing Practise (CGMP) compliant facility within the Central Government for manufacture of DPT and TT vaccine at.....
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E-waste is posing health hazards for 5 lakh child labourers

E-waste is posing health hazards for 5 lakh child labourers

India’s 5 lakh child labourers face health risk due to dismantling and recycling the electronic waste produced in the country, according to a report by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) – Frost and Sullivan, India’s 5 la...
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