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Central medical team visits north Bengal

A team of Central government doctors visited NBMC on Thursday and took stock of the situation in view of the rise in cases of encephalitis. »

India intensifies war against Japanese encephalitis

The Centre has launched a major war against Japanese encephalitis which claims hundreds of young lives and causes high morbidity among children in several States across the country during monsoon. »

A boon for ailing kidney patients

Transplant made possible without matching blood groups »

Cancer drug brings out HIV virus hidden in immune cells

Danish researchers have used an anti-cancer medicine to activate HIV hidden in the cells of patients taking anti-HIV drugs, exposing the virus to the immune system and making it susceptible to atta... »
Malaria patients at the Civil Hospital in North Lakhimpur, 400 km from Guwahati. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar

India scores by battling HIV/AIDS but falls short fighting TB and malaria

The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular, have dropped significantly since 2000, a report published today (July... »
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