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Thiruvnanthapuram, May 21 (IBNS): The Central government has rushed a team to Kerala to study the spread of the Nipah virus induced fever and take necessary steps to contain the virus, according to media reports on Monday.
Most deprived are more likely to develop dementia
New York, May 18 (IBNS): Researchers analysed data from over 6000 adults born between 1902 and 1943 and found that the 20% most deprived adults were 50% more likely to develop dementia than the 20% least deprived adults.
Emergency meeting called as Ebola spreads to Congolese city – U...
New York, May 18 (IBNS): The World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday to “consider the international risks” of the latest outbreak of the deadly disease Ebola, which has now moved to an urban area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
DR Congo: Ebola spreads to city from countryside, one new case re...
Kinshasa, May 17 (IBNS): At least a new case has been registered as Ebola spread from countryside to a city in DR Congo, reports said on Thursday.
BM Birla Heart Research Centre is now offering advanced TAVI sur...
Kolkata, May 17 (IBNS) In Western countries, TAVI has now become the most common go-to cardiac operation when it comes to minimally invasive surgical procedures for valve replacement, with almost 95% success rate, according to a top doctor at Kolkata's BM Birla Heart Research Centre which is now offering the advanced surgery.
Obese people more likely to smoke, says new gene research: WHO
New York, May 17 (IBNS): New research indicates that people who are genetically prone to being overweight have a higher risk of taking up smoking - and they are likely to smoke more than average — UN scientists said on Wednesday.
Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Mental He...
New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) at Bhopal as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the aegis of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. 
Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand
New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar in Jharkhand. 
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