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Health Alert! Bacteria in Hospital Gowns, Equipment Can Lead to Severe Illness July 16, 2019 07:32

A study led by an Indian origin scientist found that surgical gowns and stainless steel stay around contaminated with the pathogen Clostridium difficile although after being treated with the recommended bactericide. "The spores of the…

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Researchers Led by Indian American Scientist Test Vaccine That Could Prevent Alzheimer's June 12, 2019 10:00

A team of researchers led by an IndianAmerican scientist are working on a vaccine they hope could prevent Alzheimer's disease by targeting a specific protein commonly found in the brains of patients affected by the…

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Here’s How You Can Prevent Deadly Infection Nipah Virus from Affecting You June 04, 2019 10:54

Kerala state is now on high alert after its first outbreak of Nipah virus infection. A 23-year-old was tested positive for the illness. Following which, 86 people across the state have been put under surveillance…

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FDA Approves World's Most Expensive Drug 'Zolgensma' Worth $2 Million May 27, 2019 10:44

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a $2 million drug (INR 14 crore) Zolgensma manufactured by Novartis. The one-time gene therapy drug will be used to treat a rare disease that afflicts babies called…

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‘London Patient’ World’s Second Person Cured of HIV: Doctors March 05, 2019 10:14

An HIV-positive man in London has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after a received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant doctor, according to his doctors.Nearly…

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Cancer Can Be Complete Curable, Claims Israeli Scientists January 31, 2019 11:40

It is ultimately the time to do away with the stance that cancer is incurable because a group of Israeli scientists claims they have found the cure for the disease. “We believe we will offer…

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Regular Flu Shot May Reduce Heart Failure Mortality, Says Study December 12, 2018 07:38

The risk of premature death among newly-diagnosed heart-failure patients may be reduced by getting an annual flu shot, a study has claimed. Influenza can be extremely serious or even fatal for patients with heart failure…

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India, 15 Other Countries Account for World's 80% Malaria Cases: WHO November 22, 2018 10:23

India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa reckoned for virtually 80 percent of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to a WHO (World Health Organization) report which notes that a colossal 1.25…

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New malaria vaccine offers long term protection, says study May 13, 2016 09:34

According to a study, new and experimental malaria vaccine was found to offer durable protection in human trials. A small group of healthy people were protected from infection for more than one year following immunization.…

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India to move to bivalent oral polio vaccine January 19, 2016 07:04

India has remained free from polio for past five years. With this, the government now decided to switch to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) from its present trivalent version within few months. Recently, on the…

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Insufficient Research On Cervical Cancer Vaccine Raises Concern August 12, 2015 06:42

Recently, Indian Government has planned to introduce cervical cancer vaccine in the universal immunization program. But several civil society organizations and public health groups raised concerns over the hurried license of cervical cancer vaccine in…

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Ebola Vaccine Shows 100% Success In Trials Conducted In Guinea August 01, 2015 09:37

A vaccine against Ebola has been shown 100% successful in trials conducted in Guinea during the epidemic and is expected to bring an end to the current epidemic and future Ebola outbreaks in West Africa.The…

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