Health

Genetic testing raises hope for lung cancer treatments

Offering genetic testing to lung cancer patients can potentially save lives, research suggests.

A study of 5,000 patients found genetic profiling of lung tumours bo...

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Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem

Americans spend an estimated $5 billion a year on unproven herbal supplements that promise everything from fighting off colds to curbing hot flashes and boosting memory. Bu...

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Strengthening African health systems

A group of current and former African finance ministers discussed ways to improve the management of public health systems at an early October roundtable convened by Harvard...

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Obama Says Health Law Critics ‘Grossly Misleading’

President Barack Obama defended his health-care law, saying the flawed online insurance exchange will get fixed and accusing critics of “grossly misleading” the...

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Obama: I take full responsibility for fixing health site

US President Barack Obama has accepted “full responsibility” for ensuring the troubled healthcare website gets fixed.

Speaking in Boston, he said he was...

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A Healthier Global Health Agenda

LONDON – On September 25, world leaders will meet in New York at a special session of the United Nations to chart a path to a new set of Sustainable Development Goals...

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Polio outbreak confirmed in northeast Syria, WHO says

A polio outbreak has been confirmed among young children in northeast Syria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.

“Out of those 22 being in...

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Delivering World-Class Health Care, Affordably

India might be the last place on earth where you’d expect to find health care innovation. Government programs have finally brought some infectious diseases under cont...

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In Pakistan, Victory Against Polio is in the Hands of Local Officials

Pakistan is one of three countries in which polio remains endemic. But a group of national and provincial officials seem to have a clear-eyed view of what it will take to f...

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Global HIV Vaccine closer to reality

WASHINGTON: Scientists have found that bioinformatically optimised HIV vaccine antigens may help design a global HIV vaccine.

A scientific team led by Beth Israel D...

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Golmaal Again

Cast:Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Tabu, Arshad Warsi, Tushar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade...

October 21 2017

Secret Superstar

Cast:Zaira Wasim, MeherVij, Aamir Khan

Direction:Advait Chandan

Produ...

October 21 2017

The 12th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival focuses on Nepal this Year

Tasveer is a non-profit film & art organization. Its mission is to inspi...

October 21 2017