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RPL to become national distributor of FLUKE Biomedical in India

RPL will cater to wide range of clientele from OEMs, x-ray equipment suppliers, service providers to hospitals

Medical professionals from Victoria, Australia visit Lucknow

Scholars and medics design outreach programme where melatonin patches will help reduce death rates and prevent disabilities caused by birth asphyxia

Study confirms positive safety profile and effectiveness of Pradaxa in atrial fibrillation patients

The US FDA Medicare study of 134,000 patients demonstrates benefits such as a significantly reduced risk of ischaemic stroke, a threefold lower rate of intracranial bleeding, and a significant surviva

Phase III efficacy clinical study results of Sanofi’s Dengue vaccine candidate published

Study successfully met primary objective and confirms high efficacy against severe dengue and hospitalisation

World Ayurveda Congress aims to boost traditional Indian healing systems

200 practitioners to attend Nov 6-7 healers meet

Hospital Infrastructure and Management (HIM) to be held in Mumbai soon

Over 100 exhibitors and an estimated 4,000+ trade visitors expected

Government of India honours commitment to expanding access to family planning

One in five women need access to contraceptives and information to plan for pregnancy

The 7th APHRS Scientific Session begins in India

Over 1500 physicians and cardiologists attend the four-day conference

Patel Chest Institute celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Divas

Unveils statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Action agenda for Nutrition security in India released

Aims to position nutrition as a development indicator of the highest order

Adapative ‘nowcasting’ the key to accurate flu data trends using Google search terms

Can significantly improve estimates of the current number of cases of flu

MSF sounds alarm on practices and policies over drug-resistant TB crisis

Efforts to control the epidemic are dangerously out of step with international recommendations and proven best practices, leaving drug resistant forms of TB to spread unabated

SRL’s study on Vitamin D highlights younger women and men at higher deficiency risk

Hectic and erratic lifestyle, extreme working hours and limited outdoor activities, has resulted in an alarming increase in the risk of Vitamin D deficiency amongst Indians

Health Care Global Enterprises launches initiative on breast cancer

Transgender community spreads awareness on breast cancer

Nita Ambani invited to join the global war against Cancer

To join the MD Anderson Cancer Centre Board

Red Cross launches e-Learning module for healthcare professionals working in armed conflict and emergencies

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the International Council of Nurses, the World Medical Association and the International Committee on Military Medicine have also contributed their e

Aethlon Medical discloses Ebola treatment pathways in the United States

To submit its first ebola treatment data to the FDA soon

Abbott enters catheter-based electrophysiology market

$3 billion global market has been growing annually at double-digit rates

Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre (JHRC) launches a two pronged attack on strokes with new packages

Launches TIA/Stroke prevention package and Code Stroke – a rapid action group to recognise and treat acute strokes

MSF study in Mumbai highlights DR-TB burden in people living with HIV

The study was conducted in collaboration with the national health authorities in Mumbai between February 2013 and January 2014

Rotary announces US$ 4.9 million in grants to keep India Polio-Free

As cases in neighboring Pakistan rise to record highs, Rotary and its partners work to keep India polio-free

India to host the 7th APHRS Scientific Session for the first time ever

To be organised jointly by the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS) and Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS) in New Delhi from October 29th to November 1st 2014

MSF urges immediate action on Ebola vaccines and treatments for frontline workers

Significant investment and incentives are needed now to accelerate these steps

DM WIMS announces admission to four-yearnursing degree at the newly launched ‘DM WIMS Nursing College’

The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and accredited by Indian Nursing Council (INC) and Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council (KNMC)

PM Narendra Modi advocates ‘Make in India’ for healthcare too

Describing neonatal and maternal mortality rates as a matter of grave concern, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government wanted to effectively use its ‘Make in India’ and ‘Dig

Lonza offers guidance for environmental infection control of Ebola Virus

Lonza lays claims to many disinfectants and disinfectant cleaners with supported label claims for viruses including those identified by U.S. CDC and within EN 14885:2006

Health experts press for early introduction of injectable polio vaccine in India

Top doctors and medical professors say the injectable vaccine is much more effective than oral vaccine and eliminates the risk of vaccine-polio

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