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Rotavirus vaccine could prevent thousands of deaths a year in India, study finds

Introducing a rotavirus vaccine to India’s national vaccination programme could prevent around 27 000 deaths a year from rotavirus gastroenteritis, a new study has indicated. The vaccine would also substantially reduce numbers of outpatient visits and admissions to hospital each year for rotaviral diarrhoea, the study concluded.1  
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India unlikely to meet goal of eliminating kala-azar by 2015, say experts

Experts have cast doubt on whether India can reach its goal of eliminating kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) by the end of 2015 and have called for better surveillance.  
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India unlikely to meet goal of eliminating kala-azar by 2015, say experts

Experts have cast doubt on whether India can reach its goal of eliminating kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) by the end of 2015 and have called for better surveillance.  
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India’s AIDS programmes shrink after government cuts spending

Cuts in the government’s social spending are affecting India’s fight against AIDS, resulting in staff losing their jobs and several programmes being limited, Reuters has reported.  
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India’s AIDS programmes shrink after government cuts spending

Cuts in the government’s social spending are affecting India’s fight against AIDS, resulting in staff losing their jobs and several programmes being limited, Reuters has reported.  
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Number of dengue cases in Delhi is highest for five years

Public health experts in India are urging the government to do more to control dengue fever in Delhi, as the number of cases reported so far this year has reached the highest number for five years.  
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Number of dengue cases in Delhi is highest for five years

Public health experts in India are urging the government to do more to control dengue fever in Delhi, as the number of cases reported so far this year has reached the highest number for five years.  
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India’s Supreme Court allows girl who was raped to have termination outside legal limits

A medical panel constituted by India’s Supreme Court has allowed a 14 year old rape victim in Gujarat, who is said to be at 25 weeks of pregnancy, to have a termination. In India termination is not usually allowed after 20 weeks.  
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Viral hepatitis surveillance and outbreak report is published in India

Some 291 outbreaks and 804 782 cases of hepatitis infections occurred in India from 2011 to 2013, a national surveillance and outbreak data report on viral hepatitis has shown.1 In over 90% of cases, however, the causative agent was not identified.  
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Overdiagnosis & Radiology : Special Issue in Academic Radiology

Unique blend of academic excellence and entrepreneurship, heading leading firms in India- Teleradiology Providers, pioneering company providing teleradiology services and DAMS (Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences) Premier test preparation institute in India for MD/MS/MCI preparation. He has also been an invited faculty member at various conferences, including Teleradiology in IRIA 2008 and 2011, Hospital Build Middle East, Congress of the Brain Tumor Radiology in Neuro-oncology Society. Dr. Sethi is Editor-in-Chief of Internet Journal of Radiology. He has a keen interest in Web 2.0 technologies and in maintaining his famous radiology blog, which has been featured in multiple international journals. '  
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Effect of acharya technique upon back pain among industrial workers

Nurs J India. 2014 Sep-Oct;105(5):225-8. Clinical Trial  
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Doctors claim breakthrough in treating autism - Times of India

When he was only two, Avaneesh Shetty’s parents noticed he was not very communicative, had poor concentration and was hyperactive.  
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India cancels trade talks after Europe bans 700 generic drugs

India’s government has cancelled a meeting with the European Union’s chief trade negotiator, due later this month, after the EU imposed an import ban on 700 generic drugs made by the company GVK Biosciences, which provides clinical trial services to many manufacturers of generic drugs across the country. The move is being seen as a serious blow to the proposed free trade agreement between the EU and India.  
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Viral hepatitis surveillance and outbreak report is published in India

Some 291 outbreaks and 804 782 cases of hepatitis infections occurred in India from 2011 to 2013, a national surveillance and outbreak data report on viral hepatitis has shown.1 In over 90% of cases, however, the causative agent was not identified.  
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Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India

A total of 7 550 000 children in India have received vaccinations, and 1 970 000 have been fully protected against seven diseases under the Mission Indradhanush initiative, recent government figures have shown.1 In addition, 2 080 000 pregnant women have received the tetanus toxoid vaccination. …  
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Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India

A total of 7 550 000 children in India have received vaccinations, and 1 970 000 have been fully protected against seven diseases under the Mission Indradhanush initiative, recent government figures have shown.1 In addition, 2 080 000 pregnant women have received the tetanus toxoid vaccination. …  
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Value in Belonging - International Membership

Deepak Kirpekar, MD AUA International Member Pune, India  
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Evolution of inexpensive videolaryngoscopy: from concept to practice

Evolution of inexpensive videolaryngoscopy: from concept to practice Author: Dr. John George Karippacheril, Specialist Anaesthesiologist, Abu Dhabi, Former Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology, Manipal University, India. Email: johngeorgedon@gmail.com Twitter: @johngeorgedon “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others” --- Jonathan Swift Not many procedures in Medicine have received the attention and focus of…  
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India health minister lists measures to meet nation’s need for doctors

Relaxing the ratio of teachers to medical students, increasing the age limit of medical college teachers, and boosting undergraduate places are some of the current strategies to meet the demand for doctors in India by 2020, said JP Nadda, the union health minister, in a written reply to the upper house of the Indian parliament last week.1  
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Deluge of responses to India’s draft law delays stricter tobacco controls

Indian government officials have had to delay the introduction to parliament of proposals to strengthen tobacco control legislation after being overwhelmed with responses to a consultation launched in January.1 The amendments to the tobacco control law, which were due to be aired in the parliament’s monsoon session (21 July to 13 August), are now expected to be heard in the winter session (usually the last week in November to mid-December), at the earliest.  
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