Ambulance gets preference over VIP convoy in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Monday, 2018 10:45:08 PM IST

Ambulances across Karnataka need not wait for a VIP convoy to pass for rushing patients to hospitals for emergency treatment, a top city police official said on Monday.

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Odisha to spend Rs 1,000 cr on cancer care programme

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

A roadmap for the implementation of Odisha Comprehensive Cancer Care Programme has been worked out with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore, an official said on Monday.

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Childhood stress you suffered may affect your kids

New York |Monday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST

Experiencing childhood trauma resulting from separation of parents or witnessing violence at home may have long-term effects, suggests a new study that found that ill effects of such stress can reach

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Chemo may not prolong life for young rectal cancer patients

New York |Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

The addition of chemotherapy and radiation to surgery may not prolong life for rectal cancer patients under 50 years of age, new research has found.

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New function of protein that may treat sepsis identified

Roorkee |Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have identified a new immunomodulatory function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory dis

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'Facebook must protect kids from addictive habits'

London |Monday, 2018 11:45:06 AM IST

Speaking of an "insidious grip" that social media activities may have on young people, a top health official in England has asked social media companies like Facebook to do more to protect children fr

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Punjab employees found positive in dope tests not to be punished

Chandigarh |Monday, 2018 10:45:08 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday made it clear that government employees who are found positive in the dope test to be conducted on them would not be punished or sacked but would be pro

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Provide free treatment to poor: SC to private hospitals

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday said all private hospitals in the national capital, which were given land on concessional rate, must provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.

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Himachal to recruit 200 doctors

Shimla |Monday, 2018 9:45:12 PM IST

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday decided to fill 200 posts of MBBS doctors on a regular basis through the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission.

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Rajasthan, Maharashtra willing to join 'Ayushman Bharat': Health Ministry

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:45:08 PM IST

Dismissing media reports that Rajasthan and Maharashtra are unwilling to join Centre's flagship health insurance scheme, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday clarified that both the sta

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Diabetes may up erectile dysfunction risk

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 9:45:12 PM IST

Men, please take note. If you are suffering from diabetes, you may be at a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), a new study suggests.

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Goa people's prayers helped me recover: Parrikar

Panaji |Monday, 2018 9:45:07 PM IST

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday that more than medical treatment and willpower, it is the prayers by people from Goa, especially BJP workers, which led to his recovery.

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