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The 48-hour strike by the doctors, in portest against the State Govenment's decision to ban the private practices has so far claimed at least 30

Linga Brahmam is a doctor with a difference. He claims to have cured more than 150 patients suffering from joint pains to paralysis with magnets. At the age of 82, he still tours the country every

The Union Budget's attempt to alleviate the travails of thalassaemis patients and address the treatment of AIDS, is but a fragmented approach to tackling two major blood-related problems affecting

A total of 292 persons have died from various diseases all over Nepal this summer, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD)

Roche, the Swiss pharmaceutical company, suffered its second major setback in three months when it announced it was withdrawing Posicor, a new heart drug available in 34 countries, because of adverse

One more infant died of an intestinal viral epidemic in central Taiwan, bringing the death toll to 31, as health officials announced the outbreak was under

The core group constituted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) under the chairmanship of Mr. Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah to review the progress of elimination of iron deficiency has

Thailand has become the first Asian country to approve the sale of Viagra, the impotence drug.The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved in principle the sale of Viagra but with

The UK government turned down applications for "vital" research work on BSE in 1991 from a leading authority on the condition and related illnesses, the BSE inquiry was told at the

A drug used to treat people with coronary heart disease can also prevent illness in healthy people, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers gave