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Meerut: The UP health department’s decision to make it mandatory for pharmacists to routinely provide details of people buying 13 tuberculosis drugs falling under Schedule H1 of the Drugs and Cosme

PATNA: Only 227 posts under the National Health Mission in Bihar have roster clearance even though 393 employees are working under the mission in the state.

Experts also recommend take-home rations apart from cash benefit

Bareilly: The state government has directed the chief medical officers of 25 “high risk” districts to conduct a door-to-door survey to for early detection, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis.

According to a senior health ministry official, daily treatment regimen is likely to be more effective with lesser relapses and it is expected to reduce drug-resistance with greater compliance.

Women mostly in the age group of 20-40 yrs have this condition.

The campaign will cover 24 districts, continue till Dec 18

The fresh 2,387 tuberculosis cases this year have spurred the zilla parishad (ZP) to conduct a door-to-door campaign to eradicate the disease in the district.

ICMR to monitor 2000 patients in Jharkhand to determine role of good diet.

People who use lansoprazole to prevent conditions of acidity in the stomach are a third less likely to develop tuberculosis, a new study found.