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  • India to give big push to ethnic systems of medicine

    India to give big push to ethnic systems of medicine

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? Indian government on Monday (Sept 15) gave its green signal to launch a national mission on Ayush ? Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The mission seeks to address the gap in health services especially in vulnerable and...

    2014-09-16T08:30:09+05:30
  • Ban on smoking and higher taxes could save 9 million lives in India, study

    Ban on smoking and higher taxes could save 9 million lives in India, study

    India could prevent 9 million deaths over the next 10 years, if it bans smoking and resort to heavy tax on tobacco products. A study by a team of scientists led by Sanjay Basu at Stanford University, USA finds a combination of tobacco control...

    2014-04-22T15:34:28+05:30
  • India unveils ambitious plan to arrest adolescent anaemia

    India unveils ambitious plan to arrest adolescent anaemia

    India launched an ambitious plan to give Iron Folic Acid supplements to its adolescent population to bring down incidents of adolescent anaemia. About 56% of girls and 30% of boys in the country suffer from anaemia leading to poor physical growth,...

    2014-04-22T15:24:06+05:30
  • Wine helps to lower depression: Study

    Wine helps to lower depression: Study

    Drinking wine in moderation may help lower risk of developing depression, according to research by Spanish researchers. The research suggests moderate amounts of alcohol consumed may have similar protective effects on depression to those who have...

    2014-04-22T14:49:42+05:30
  • Pneumonia and Diarrhea kills 4.36 lakh children annually in India

    Pneumonia and Diarrhea kills 4.36 lakh children annually in India

    New Delhi (ISJ): Pneumonia and Diarrhea kills 4,36,000 children under the age of five in India annually, according to latest estimates of child mortality released by United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). India tops the chart of 15 countries that...

    2014-04-22T13:40:07+05:30
  • South African scientists develop antidotes for HIV

    South African scientists develop antidotes for HIV

    Johannesburg, South Africa (ISJ): South African researchers claim, they have discovered antibodies capable of killing multiple strains of HIV. The findings of a joint research collaboration with scientists from the United States opens up...

    2014-04-21T17:04:40+05:30
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