Air dispensary to start soon: Manipur CM

Imphal, Feb 12 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced on Monday that an air dispensary will start functioning soon in Manipur. The Central government plans to introduce a helicopter-based Dispensary/OPD service in far-flung and remote areas where no doctor or medical facility is available and patients also do …

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EAC-PM discusses modalities of mega healthcare scheme

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM) on Monday discussed modalities to implement the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme under which Rs 5 lakh medical insurance cover will be provided annually to 10 crore poor and vulnerable families in the country. The scheme announced in …

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177 cases of norovirus infection confirmed in PyeongChang

Seoul, Feb 12 (IANS) Organisers of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Monday a total of 177 cases of norovirus infection have been confirmed since the outbreak in the Olympic host town last week. The organising committee added that 19 new cases were confirmed on Sunday. No athletes have been affected …

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Physicians may be co-located for better patient care: Minister

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Jitendra Singh, the Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), on Saturday said that physicians of any system of medicine may be co-located for addressing patients’ requirements better. Inaugurating a two-day international conference on Unani Medicine, he emphasised on all-round development of indigenous systems …

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Haryana’s first AMRIT pharmacy inaugurated

Gurugram, Feb 10 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen generic medicine availability, Union Health Minister J.P Nadda on Saturday inaugurated Haryana’s first AMRIT pharmacy here. Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) Retail Pharmacy is a scheme through which the government has been attempting to provide medicines for various critical diseases …

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Why you feel hungrier after you lose weight.Know here 

Ever wondered why it is so difficult to maintain a healthy weight after substantial weight loss? Hunger hormone ghrelin which tricks the bodies into thinking that it needs to eat more, may be the culprit, researchers have shown. According to Catia Martins, Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science …

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