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Cesarean Deliveries Have Gone Up In India: Govt

C-section surgery is an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus

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World's Blind Population To Triple By 2050: Study

It reveals that worldwide, there are an estimated 36 million people who are blind, with the greatest burden occurring in developing countries in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

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Parkway To Establish Transplant Niche In India; Still Keen On Large Acquisition In NCR

The multinational hospital group is keen to make its niche in the country by setting up an extensive complex organ transplant chain, which is the strength of its globally renowned Gleneagles brand

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No More Freebies: India Plans Crackdown On Marketing By Drugmakers

While such rules are common elsewhere in the world and adhered to by large pharmaceutical companies, they are not set in stone in India, where campaigners have long demanded a crackdown on unethical selling practices

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'Warming May Put 53 Million Indians At Protein Deficiency Risk'

They estimate that an additional 150 million people may be placed at the risk of protein deficiency because of elevated levels of CO2 in the atmosphere

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Inadequate Breastfeeding May Drain Indian Economy Of $14 Billion: UN Report

In China, India, Nigeria, Mexico and Indonesia alone, inadequate breastfeeding is responsible for more than 236,000 child deaths each year

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Medical Devices To Carry MRP On Packs From Jan 1, 2018, Says Govt

These devices included heart valves, surgical dressings, condoms, stents, disposable hypodermic syringes and orthopaedic implants, among other

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India Raises Concerns Around Chinese Firm Fosun's Takeover Of Gland

The deal has won the approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in the last few months, but some in the government have expressed concerns

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Torrent Pharma Revenue Drops 11% To Rs 1374

Profit After Tax for Q1 2017-18 was seen decreasing at Rs 188 crore as against Rs 292 crore during the same period last year

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Nashik Regional Forensic Science Lab Gets DNA Test Centre

It will facilitate the police of Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar and Ahmednagar districts, who were earlier depended on centres in Mumbai or Pune for DNA test facility

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Apollo Hospitals: Scaling Healthcare

Britannia plans to add more than 2 lakh outlets every year. It has enhanced its direct reach, which now stands in excess of 15 lakh units

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Dr Reddy's Q1 Profit Slumps On Pricing Pressures In US

Export-driven Indian drugmakers have been working on making high-value complex generics to offset growing competition in the United States

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‘Over 90% Of Children With Heart Disease Do Not Get Timely Support’

Requiring sophisticated equipment and infrastructure, care for heart disease among children is exorbitant and challenging, and to facilitate care for these children, there is external support required

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Piramal Finance Commits Rs 400 Crore In Emerging, Mid-Market Space

ECL has been set up as a sector-agnostic platform and engages with clients across manufacturing, trade and services sectors, offering solutions with ticket size ranging from Rs 10-100 crore

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Pharma Firms Receive Demand Notices Of Rs 74.65 Crore From Govt

Demand notices for an amount of Rs 74.65 crore have been issued to the erring pharmaceutical companies for launching such drugs / medicines without prior price approval of NPPA

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