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Doctors in India remove 40 knives from man’s stomach

A man who spent two months swallowing knives and had 40 of them surgically removed from his stomach, according to the doctor who led the operation. “He had a ...Read More...

Two in five Indian kids have stunted growth: Report

Around 48 million children or two in every five children under the age of five years in India are stunted, making India home to largest number of stunted children ...Read More...

One tenth Kerala students suffer learning disabilities: Report

The commission recommends formation of state-level Apex Centre on Intellectual Challenge Read More...

Rajya Sabha passes mental healthcare bill

The Rajya Sabha passed a bill seeking to provide better healthcare for people suffering from mental illnesses as members across the political spectrum sought urgent steps to address the ...Read More...

Toothache leads to multi-organ dysfunction

A 26-Year-old woman lands in ICU, unable to drink, eat or speak. Never had Mala M, 26, imagined that lack of oral hygiene could prove so disastrous. What started ...Read More...

Anti-vaccination lobby endangering lives in Kerala

Kerala's health department has since launched a drive to bring diphtheria under controlRead More...

WHO felicitates India for yaws, maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination

New Delhi, 14 July: Lauding India’s most recent public health achievements, World Health Organization today presented certificates declaring elimination of yaws and maternal and neonatal tetanus to the Health ...Read More...

13 children die of diarrhoea every hour in India

NEW DELHI: Around 328 children under 5 years of age die of diarrhoea every day, latest assessment by the health ministry shows. This has prompted the ministry to intensify ...Read More...

Kerala imposes ‘fat tax’ in bid to slow obesity rates

India’s peaceful tourist hotspot Kerala has become the first state in the country to impose a “fat tax” on junk food in a bid to counter rising obesity. The ...Read More...

Indian doctors grow new nose on boy’s forehead

Doctors in India have replaced a 12-year-old boy’s damaged nose with a new one which was grown on his forehead. Arun Patel’s nose was badly damaged and disfigured when ...Read More...
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