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HIV: Does It Continue To Be A Major Global Public Health Issue Still?

The infection, in the vast majority, is transmitted sexually. In a small percentage, it is also transmitted by blood and blood products and from an infected mother to child during delivery

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GSK Says Looking At A Merger For Its Consumer Healthcare Unit

GSK did not clarify who the unit could be merged with or provide further details

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Lupin Second-Quarter Profit Dives As U.S. Sales, Higher Expenses Weigh

Lupin's sales in North America, which accounts for nearly a third of total sales, dropped 8.3 percent to 12.49 billion rupees ($169.06 million). Income from operations rose marginally to 38.91 billion rupees

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Heart Disease Affects Men And Women Differently, Know Why?

There are differences in the presentation, occurrence, course, and treatment of several cardiovascular diseases between the genders. This change sometimes protects women and at other times enhances it the susceptibility of women to heart disease.

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What It Means When A Heart Skips A Beat?

Arrhythmias can occur without producing any symptoms or they produce a fluttering or pounding in the chest (awareness of ones heart beats can be quite distressing)

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India Remains Polio Free, All Vaccines Used In Govt Immunisation Prog Safe: UNICEF, WHO

India continues to conduct mass vaccination campaigns against polio, using bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV), to maintain high immunity

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Awareness Still The Most Important Issue Around Mental Health, Docs Speak Up!

The theme was discussed during a session on mental health at the 5th BW Healthcare Summit

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Home Health Care The Way Ahead

India’s home healthcare sector, which currently is in its nascent phase is on track to grow $6.2 billion market

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Digitising Healthcare

Smart technology is aiding early and accurate diagnosis, providing sophisticated treatment solutions

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Government To Soon Bring Indian Standardisation For Medical Devices: Official

V K Paul, NITI Aayog member today said that a range of medical devices, old or new, will soon have an 'Indian Standard' and the standardisation is expected to be completed in the next 2 months

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Supreme Court Allows Sale Of Saridon, 3 Other Drugs

A two judge bench in Supreme Court has allowed the sale of Saridon and three other banned fixed dose combinations (FDCs) amongst 328 drugs banned by the Health Ministry in its Sept 7 notification

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India Bans 328 Combination Drugs In Setback For Pharma Companies

Combination drugs are used to improve patients' compliance, as it is easier to get patients to take one drug rather than several

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Malvinder Forged Wife's Signature, Says Brother Shivinder Singh

In a petition filed before NCLT, Former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Singh has alleged that his brother Malvinder forged his wife's signature to execute illegal financial transactions

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FSSAI Organises National Consultation On Milk Fortification

The consultation brought together around 35 private dairies and 10 State Cooperatives

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HC Suspends Till Oct Centre's Ban on Oxytocin drug production & Sale by Pvt Firms, Next Hearing on Sep 12

HC's interim ban comes on pleas by private firms seeking to set aside the Government's ban on Oxytocin drug production and sale which was to come into effect from tomorrow.

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