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KOLKATA: With the first dengue in the city being reported this season, doctors across several private hospitals have started recommending NS1 and Elisa tests to patients with symptoms of the viral

High cost of medicines and treatment cited as a reason

India today is witnessing significant trends in health: increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases for instance, as well as marked demographic shifts. Climbing out-of-pocket costs is becoming difficult for most households.

Welfare minister says government’s efforts are yet to show results.

The parliamentary standing committee on health, which inspected the health and medical facilities in Uttarakhand on Thursday, expressed dismay at the poor condition of roads saying that it was one

According to the Global Burden of Diseases Report 2017, cardio vascular disease kills 1.7 million Indians every year.

Surge in cases in last one week; 8 more test positive on Thursday

LUDHIANA: The 90% of injecting drug users (IDU) are always at high risk of getting infected with Hepatitis C and even have chances of becoming HIV positive.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Pankaj Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/07/2018 regarding a number of legislations discriminatory to leprosy affected persons.

Some of the directions issued by the Supreme Court are the following:

(i) The Union of India and the Department of Health and other concerned Departments shall carry out awareness campaigns at various levels so that people come to know about the curability of the disease and of its not being contagious.

PATNA: In the wake of dengue cases being reported frequently with the onset of monsoon, the state health department has issued an advisory for prevention of the disease.

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