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India can become cervical cancer free within the next 60 years

An article from the India Today reports that cervical cancer may get completely eliminated by 2079. According to a recent Lancet Read More

A Method to produce bumper crops and reduce emissions

Henri de Lalanié, a Jesuit priest, developed a technique that can produce bumper crops while reducing the amount of emissions from a gra...

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Can Grassroots Leaders bring the Change We Want?

It has become increasingly clear to every citizen that our elected officials are very good at rhetoric, at poin...

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ICD -11: Simplifying the Codes

Half a century ago, a disease like schizophrenia, would probably never be diagnosed similarly in countries acro...

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Tackling the Problem of Acute Malnutrition

According to the Registrar General of India, in 2010, under-five mortality in India was 59 per 1,000 live birth...

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WHO lauds Global Partnership to Stop Leprosy; will help renew efforts for zero leprosy

New Delhi, 27 January 2018 – Welcoming the launch of the ‘Global Partnership to Stop Leprosy’, the World Health Organizati...

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Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have a long way to go.

Research towards combating the disease has evolved at a trem...

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Rise in Carbon Emissions Linked to Rise in Heatwaves

A study that examined the impact of global climate change on the basis of wet bulb temperature (WBT), found a steady rise in occurrences of humid heat waves . Wet Bulb Temp...

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India, Neighbours, Push For Leprosy, Kala Azar Elimination By 2020

Countries in the WHO South-East Asian Region including India today resolved to fast-track efforts to eradicate and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTD) such as lepro...

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Millions Of Premature Births Could Be Linked To Air Pollution, Study Finds

Air pollution could be a contributing factor in millions of premature births around the world each year, a new report has found. Nearly 15 million babies are born annually ...

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