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Early ART holds promise but a few concerns remain

Saturday 6 July '13

Just a month ago, medical journals were avidly debating how after 30 years
58-year-old back on her foot

Sunday 7 July '13

Fifty-eight-year old Banoo Naseer Khan’s left arm and leg were amputated following an accident 20 years ago.
A first for India: Unrelated cord blood transplant treats sickle cell disease

Thursday 4 July '13

Anita Maeba from River state in Nigeria cannot express her happiness. She eagerly asks over the phone if she can send pictures of her two sons
Handy Technique

Wednesday 3 July '13

Four-year-old Pratik Sardar suffered complete amputation of his left hand, from wrist down, after it got stuck in a motorcycle
Rain-washed city gives warm welcome to palkhis

Wednesday 3 July '13

Particulate pollution has dropped due to heavy rainfall that lashed the city recently, but there is no change in gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere
Zilla Parishad launches unique strategy to predict epidemics

Wednesday 3 July '13

City anchor:Hi-tech software to tally medical reports; joins hands with BJMC state laboratry to detect dengue fever cases
Ulema committee members to visit Pak to dispel myths about polio vaccine

Saturday 29 June '13

With World Health Organisation (WHO) suspending the special outreach programme against polio in Peshawar due to the attack on female community workers, members of Rotary Muslim Ulema committee have n...
Antarang — giving words to travails of same-sex relationship

Thursday 27 June '13

On eve of Gay Pride, a look at the recently released Marathi book that is making more breathing space for LGBT community
Health matters

Wednesday 26 June '13

Pain Management
City runs short of anti-tuberculosis drugs for children

Tuesday 25 June '13

Nationwide shortage of drugs that should have been stocked in hospitals hinders treatment of patients
Reporter’s Notebook

Sunday 23 June '13

At defence services functions the host often reads a trail of decorations along with a list describing the bravery, generosity, glory and achievements of the generals, admirals and air marshals who pr...
Hope fades for kids with learning disabilities as funds stop coming

Thursday 20 June '13

Project intended to detect, counsel children, particularly those born of poor parents
Pune tops biomedical waste disposal compliance

Friday 14 June '13

MPCB report: 6 out of 12 facilities found to be not following guidelines
Jump in voluntary blood donation in state

Friday 14 June '13

From 3.6 lakh units in 1997, blood collection from donors in the state rose to 14.41 lakh units in 2012.
NIV tests 60 influenza specimens for coronavirus, finds all negative

Wednesday 12 June '13

The National Institute of Virology (NIV) has tested around 60 specimens collected from severe influenza cases from September last year to detect them for novel coronavirus and found all to be negative...
Film push for modern tools to combat TB

Wednesday 12 June '13

A clinician dealing with tuberculosis patients for 30 years, Dr Jayant Banavaliker says he has no option but to use antiquated tools such as the sputum microscopy test for detection and outdated drugs...
Fresh cases expose holes in polio fight

Sunday 9 June '13

40 lakh pockets have poor routine immunization: Govt
Heart operations top health scheme list of BPL families

Friday 7 June '13

There were 2,740 heart operations under Jeevandai Arogya Yojana in 2010-11 & 2012-13; cancer treatment went up too.
‘Showers to lower heat and air pollutants’

Wednesday 5 June '13

The month of May saw air pollutants crossing permissible limits, but SAFAR scientists believe rains will bring about a positive change.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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