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Does Vardhan have the political will to take on corrupt hospitals and doctors?

Jul 24, 2014

Does Vardhan have the political will to take on corrupt hospitals and doctors?

Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday on the doctor-laboratory nexus exposed by the sting operation, Vardhan, a doctor himself, said it had prompted him to write to the Medical Council of India "pointing out that the practice of accepting commissions is in clear violation of MCIs Code of Ethics". #ThisisNext #Health #Medical Council of India #Harsh Vardhan #Doctor-laboratory nexus
Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Jul 23, 2014

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Jalpaiguri district was the worst-hit with rural areas in Dhupguri and Moynaguri being the most affected because of the presence of a large number of piggeries from where Japanese Encephalitis spread. #NewsTracker #Health #West Bengal #Encephalitis #States #Jalpaiguri #North Bengal Medical College Hospital
West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours

Jul 12, 2014

West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours

Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #infant deaths #Malda Medical College and Hospital #Malda hospital
Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS,  but Rs 500 cr won't be enough

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS, but Rs 500 cr won't be enough

In the Budget 2014 speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government will set up four new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the country. #Finance minister #Arun Jaitley #All India Institute of Medical Sciences #AIIMS #Budget 2014 #AIIMS institutes #New AIIMS
Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Emulating the US system of taxing aerated drinks, the Finance Minister also chose to target aerated drinks but only those that contain sugar, sparing fruit juices and other aerated drinks like soda.
#Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Tax #tobacco products #Common man #Union Budget #Cigarettes #excise duty #gutkha #Dr harsh Vardhan #Budget 2014 #aerated drinks #Medical Costs

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 28, 2014

Celebrity autopsies, graphic death photos breached, report says

Employees in the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office have sneaked peeks at graphic photos and autopsy reports in recent celebrity deaths...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 29, 2014

NCAA has settlement agreement in concussion lawsuit

Agreement, pending approval, would establish medical monitoring but doesn't include damage...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 28, 2014

‘Teen Mom 2′ Sneak Peek: Leah’s New Medication Causes Side Effects

Leah starts to take some medicine to help with her anxiety, but the side effects are making the mom of three upset...
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