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Himachal Pradesh Husbands donating kindeys to save ailing wives

Jul 22, 2014

Himachal Pradesh Husbands donating kindeys to save ailing wives

In a pleasant new trend in Himachal Pradesh, husbands are increasingly coming forward to donate organs to their wives. #Medicine #Health #Himachal Pradesh #Kidney ailment
West Bengal Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks

Jul 22, 2014

West Bengal Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks

West Bengal health services director Biswaranjan Satpathy said late on Monday there had been a sudden spike in encephalitis cases and deaths between July 7 and 20. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Health #West Bengal #bIhar #Siliguri #Japanese encephalitis
The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #Health #Cigarettes #Second hand smoke #Dr harsh Vardhan #tax on cigarettes #RJ Reynolds
Genetic mapping triggers new hope for schizophrenia patients

Jul 22, 2014

Genetic mapping triggers new hope for schizophrenia patients

Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. #DNA #HealthBuzz #Schizophrenia #Genetic mapping #scientists #ScienceBuzz #DNA mapping #DNA mapping new
Gaza death toll tops 500, Israel kills tunnel infiltrators

Jul 21, 2014

Gaza death toll tops 500, Israel kills tunnel infiltrators

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Palestinian death toll in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip jumped to more than 500 on Monday, as the United States, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire. Despite growing calls for a halt to two weeks of fighting, violence raged on, with Israel saying it had killed 10 militants who tunnelled across the border from Gaza, and Palestinian officials accusing the Israeli army of shelling a hospital #United States #Business #Japan #Brazil #Middle East #Health #markets #Entertainment
Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

Jul 21, 2014

Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

A China television channel, which reported the original allegations, said workers at the plant mixed expired meat with the fresh product and deliberately misled quality inspectors from McDonald's. #food #World #China #McDonald's #NewsTracker #Health #Shanghai #Public health #KFC #Safety #Contaminated meat
China McDonald's, KFC face new food scare with expired beef, chicken

Jul 21, 2014

China McDonald's, KFC face new food scare with expired beef, chicken

McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken. #food #China #McDonald's #NewsTracker #KFC #HealthBuzz #food safety #Expired food #Health Scare
Amitabh Bachchan elated with polio eradication in India

Jul 20, 2014

Amitabh Bachchan elated with polio eradication in India

Amitabh Bachchan, who is the goodwill ambassador for polio UNICEF campaign, is happy that the disease is finally eradicated from India. #Amitabh Bachchan #India #Twitter #WHO #World Health Organisation #polio
Asthma inhalers suppress growth in kids: Study

Jul 17, 2014

Asthma inhalers suppress growth in kids: Study

Kids with asthma who take corticosteroid drugs via inhalers run the risk of less growth, an study suggests. #HealthBuzz #asthma #ScienceBuzz #Inhalers #Kids with Asthma #Asthma patients
Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study

Jul 16, 2014

Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study

Although treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is freely available and highly effective, it continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people every year in India. #India #Poverty #Health #Tuberculosis #HealthBuzz #TB #TB disease