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Medical devices to be treated as medicines; Approval mandatory

Kochi: All devices used as part of medical treatment are soon to be treated as medicines ..

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Medical mistakes cause 2.6 mn deaths yearly: WHO

Geneva: More than 138 million patients are harmed every year by doctors' errors, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, just ..

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Nipah: Centre urges Kerala to establish Virology lab

Kozhikode: The Union Ministry of Health has directed Kerala to establish a permanent Virology centre in the state. The direction was ..

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Rare balloon therapy to cure breathing difficulty conducted at Alappuzha Med College

Ambalappuzha: Cardiologists of Alappuzha Medical College the other day successfully completed a rare balloon therapy to cure breathing ..

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Sanitary napkins to be sold for Re 1 at Jan Aushadhi stores

New Delhi: In a massive push for women hygiene, the government will slash price of sanitary napkins sold from its Jan Aushadhi Kendras ..

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This is how your brain senses an itch

New York: Researchers have discovered how neurons in the spinal cord help transmit itch signals to the brain. Their findings, published ..

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Vehicle pollutants up risk of common eye condition

Taipei: Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition - age-related ..

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Flood cess increases price of cancer medicines; patients in dilemma

Thiruvananthapuram: Cancer patients in the state are struggling due to the implementation of flood cess. The financially insecure patients ..

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Flood havoc: H1N1 alert issued in state

Thiruvananthapuram: An H1N1 alert has been issued in the state following the flood havoc. The health department issued the warning ..

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Centre appoints drug inspectors to ensure quality of medicines

Kochi: The centre has strengthened action to assure quality of allopathic medicines in market. As part of this move, 108 drug inspectors ..

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Docs remove toothbrush from man's belly that was swallowed 20 yrs ago

Beijing: Doctors from a southern Chinese hospital removed something unusual from a man's intestines: a 14-centimetre-long toothbrush ..

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Medical devices to be treated as medicines; Approval mandatory
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