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Screening recommended for recovered persons regardless of age or smoking habit

Hyderabad: Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer (stomach) is the fourth most prevalent cancer in India. Last year, 57,394 new cases of GI cancer were documented in India.

Under a set of revised guidelines, institution managements are also asked to ensure that no tobacco product is sold inside premises and in an area within 100 yards of such.

Rural women face many obstacles that thwart their well-being. Policies that seek to empower them, for example, by improving livelihood opportunities, often do not translate into improvements in other areas, notably in their nutritional status.

A report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly serious impacts expected in future.

A number of factors contribute to the performance and motivation of India’s Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs). This study aims to identify the key motivational factors (and their relative importance) that may help retain ASHAs in service.

Although the unifying hallmark of prion diseases is CNS neurodegeneration caused by conformational corruption of host prion protein (PrP) to its infective counterpart, contagious transmission of chronic wasting disease (CWD) results from shedding of prions produced at high titers in the periphery of diseased cervids. While deer and elk

Jaipur: State’s health department is among five in South-East Asia region of WHO to receive award for its accomplishment in the area of tobacco control.

A status check by the TB control unit of the PMC showed that out of 710 private hospitals/ nursing homes, 24 were reporting TB cases while six laboratories out of 406 were sending the information.

This is close to the WHO threshold of 22.8

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