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Paid to poo: Combating open defecation in India - BBC News

More than a billion people around the world defecate in the open because they do not have access to proper sanitation. A scheme in India is aiming to instil better toilet habits in children by "paying them to poo".  
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about 5 years ago
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Three quarters of global burden from smokeless tobacco occurs in India, study shows

Three quarters of global deaths and lost disability adjusted life years (DALYs) due to smokeless tobacco occur in India, says a recent study published in BMC Medicine that analysed data from 113 countries.1  
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about 5 years ago
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The unethical revenue targets that India’s corporate hospitals set their doctors

What can be done about financial targets for doctors working in profit driven hospitals that lead to expensive but unnecessary tests and surgery that also come with risk of harm, asks Meera Kay  
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about 5 years ago
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The unethical revenue targets that India’s corporate hospitals set their doctors

What can be done about financial targets for doctors working in profit driven hospitals that lead to expensive but unnecessary tests and surgery that also come with risk of harm, asks Meera Kay  
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about 5 years ago
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The unethical revenue targets that India’s corporate hospitals set their doctors

What can be done about financial targets for doctors working in profit driven hospitals that lead to expensive but unnecessary tests and surgery that also come with risk of harm, asks Meera Kay  
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about 5 years ago
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Indian institute should screen patients by disease severity to reduce delays, report says

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a leading medical education and research university in Delhi, should introduce a screening system to ensure that people with more severe disease are investigated and treated as priorities, a report from a parliamentary panel has recommended.  
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about 5 years ago
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16 Amazing Images from Incredible Rajasthan, India

Rajasthan in India is one of the most colorful places on Earth. Watch these stunning images from Rajasthan that epitomize this region and it's culture.  
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about 5 years ago
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Medical negligence and substandard drugs caused deaths in Indian sterilisation programme, report finds

Medical negligence and the distribution of substandard and toxic drugs led to the deaths of 13 women taking part in a government run mass sterilisation programme in India in November 2014, a report has found.  
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about 5 years ago
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Low rates of breast feeding in India require national action, says report

India should monitor and prioritise breast feeding and optimum feeding practices to improve breast feeding rates, says a recent report from the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi).1  
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about 5 years ago
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Multiple factors affect vaccination status among Indian children, finds study

Vaccination status of children in India is influenced by where they are born, their caste and religion, antenatal care, and whether their mother has been vaccinated against tetanus, a study has found.  
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about 5 years ago
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Multiple factors affect vaccination status among Indian children, finds study

Vaccination status of children in India is influenced by where they are born, their caste and religion, antenatal care, and whether their mother has been vaccinated against tetanus, a study has found.  
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about 5 years ago
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9 Amazing Images of Life Along the River Ganges India

River Ganges is the life of India. View the colorful life along the Ganges captured in these nine amazing images.  
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about 5 years ago
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Death toll from swine flu in India exceeds 2500

More than 2500 people in India have died from H1N1 influenza this year, compared with 218 last year, the health ministry has said. In addition, more than 39 000 cases have been reported, compared with <1000 last year.  
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about 5 years ago
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Death toll from swine flu in India exceeds 2500

More than 2500 people in India have died from H1N1 influenza this year, compared with 218 last year, the health ministry has said. In addition, more than 39 000 cases have been reported, compared with <1000 last year.  
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about 5 years ago
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Delhi hospitals are told not to turn away patients with suspected dengue fever

A 3 year old girl’s death on 16 September has taken the death toll from dengue viral fever in the current outbreak in India to 15, while the number of cases reported in the capital has risen to nearly 2000.1  
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about 5 years ago
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Delhi hospitals are told not to turn away patients with suspected dengue fever

A 3 year old girl’s death on 16 September has taken the death toll from dengue viral fever in the current outbreak in India to 15, while the number of cases reported in the capital has risen to nearly 2000.1  
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about 5 years ago
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High blood pressure is the leading health risk factor in India, finds study

High systolic blood pressure is the leading modifiable health risk factor in India, causing 7.8% of the total health loss and associated with almost 1.6 million deaths in 2013, a recent study has found.  
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about 5 years ago
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Former India medical council president is cleared of six of seven corruption charges

Ketan Desai, the former president of the Medical Council of India who was charged by India’s Central Bureau of Investigation with several cases of corruption in 2010, has been exonerated in all but one of the cases.  
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about 5 years ago
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FDA Revokes Approval for Sun Pharma's Seizure Drug Over Compliance Issues

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has revoked an approval issued in March to India's Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd (SPARC) to launch a drug for seizures, citing manufacturing quality problems at its production site.  
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about 5 years ago
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Indian endocrinologists start debate on diabetes drug

Two endocrinologists in India have started a debate over whether an Indian drug company launched and is marketing a drug to treat diabetes and dyslipidaemia without adequate safety and efficacy data.  
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about 5 years ago