Monday, Dec 22, 2014

ANURADHA MASCARENHAS

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‘Mortality rate due to pneumonia, diarrhoea down’
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

A study says deaths due to hypertensive heart disease and suicide have increased in the country

Rs 7-crore cath lab at Sassoon to start by month-end
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The lab will include procedure rooms and a six-bed cardiac ICU apart from rooms for professors and lecturers of cardiology

Blood stem cells come to the rescue of a 28-year-old diagnosed with Leukemia
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

The recipient was suffering from a form of blood cancer for which blood stem cell transplant was the only option.

Tuberculosis, heart disease top causes of death in India: report
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Worldwide, ischemic heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) claimed the most lives.

Ebola hiatus over, medical traffic with Nigeria resumes
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

With Nigeria Ebola-free which killed 6583 people, inflow of patients from Nigeria to Pune city resumed.

It would be a sad event, says Archbishop
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Cardinal Oswald Gracias has expressed serious concerns over planned mass conversion of Christians by RSS-backed group.

Get ready to meet a ‘green’ Santa this eco-friendly Christmas
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

As part of its green campaign, Sacred heart parish will offer saplings instead of flowers, promote kitchen gardens

City breathes hard, air pollution swings upward as mercury dips
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

As temperature goes down in winter, higher levels of particulate matter are recorded at ground level.

Even CCH doesn’t favour homoeopaths prescribing allopathic drugs, says IMA
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

IMA said the CCH had issued a notice to its registered practitioners asking them to practice homoeopathy.

Passengers from Ebola-hit nations can deplane at only 7 airports
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Union Health Secretary Luv Verma said a communication in this regard had already been sent to the Ministry of External Affairs.

Women with disabilities locked away, abused: HRW report
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

The report analyses the situation of women and girls with disabilities in six cities across India.

HIV risk: NARI finds rural folk artistes vulnerable
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Among vulnerable groups are Tamasha and Lavani artistes and migrant families

NARI steps up surveillance on HIV drug resistance
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

A national database is being prepared on drug resistance in association with a network of ten laboratories in the country

CME: Medical council makes 30-min ethics sessions mandatory
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) on Wednesday also gave a strong push to introduce ethics as a subject in MBBS curriculum.

Rosetta mission: He is 26, and only India link to historic landing
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Philae lander is the first spacecraft to land safely on a comet.

World Pneumonia Day: India still struggles with pneumonia and diarrhea deaths, says report
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The 2014 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report, released today, highlights India’s persisting burden of pneumonia and diarrhea.

Testbook to conduct online exam for clerical jobs in Hindi
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Apart from language barrier, many students find it difficult to take test on computers.

Health dept declares war on dengue
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

Plans drive to wipe out mosquito breeding sites

Vocational training gives reformed addicts a fresh start
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

De-addiction programme adds another dimension to post-recovery life , gives avenues to earn livelihood

World getting older, address health needs of elders: Study
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

80 per cent of the elders will be living in low-income and middle-income countries, the study says.

In the works at Serum: Vaccine, antibodies to control dengue
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

In its most ambitious projects ever, institute plans to come out with an effective vaccine and develop monoclonal antibodies to treat the disease

Gopinath Munde encouraged Dalit youths to join BJP: Pune MLA Dilip Kamble
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Resolving city’s traffic woes is first priority, says Kamble

Gopinath Munde encouraged Dalit youths to join BJP: Pune BJP MLA Dilip Kamble
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Kamble was among the ten-member BJP ministry, led by Devendra Fadnavis, sworn-in at a grand ceremony at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium.

Air quality to dip on Diwali
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

To be ‘moderate to poor’ in the next two days, says SAFAR.

A home is what we want, not sarees: A female sex worker
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Laxminarayan, consultant of an NGO said they are reaching out to 2,000 women and admit several are demanding their own home.

The 2 women MLAs and their success mantras
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Both Medha Kulkarni and Madhuri Misal give all credit to family and colleagues.

Impressive win for Vikhe-Patil in Shirdi, Pachpute upset
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

BJP won five of the 12 Assembly constituencies in Ahmednagar, while the Congress and NCP won three each.

‘A home is what we want, not sarees’
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Laxminarayan, consultant of an NGO said they are reaching out to 2,000 women and admit several are demanding their own home.

Days after Narendra Modi calls for buying khadi, sales pick up across India
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Awareness programmes to promote khadi among youngsters launched; artisans to now benefit under new scheme.

‘Migration and lack of vertical growth cause for stagnant voter population in Pune cantonment’
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Census 2011 showed that the population of Pune Cantonment decreased from 79,965 in 2001 to 67,881 in 2011.

Widely used sanitation programmes do not necessarily improve health, finds Lancet study
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Worldwide, around 2.5 billion people lack access to basic sanitation facilities such as a latrine, a third of whom live in India.

NCP appears weak in cash-rich sugar belt of Ahmednagar
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

At Shrigonda, former tribal minister and senior NCP leader Babanrao Pachpute is contesting the election on a BJP ticket. From NCP, it’s Rahul Jagtap in the fray.

Candidates train guns on Pawar for ‘doing little’
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Main contest between sitting Sena MLA Vijay Shivtare and Cong candidate Sanjay Jagtap.

Judge us by our work, not by which party we belong to, say candidates
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Bagwe won the 2009 assembly elections by defeating Sadanand Shetty of Shiv Sena with a margin of 37,325 votes.

Second phase of modernisation to be completed by 2015
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

As part of operation Sahayata, 84 victims of the Bhuj earthquake were evacuated by air to this hospital for treatment.

Military Hospital in Kirkee gets a special lab for the critically injured
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Early recognition and prompt treatment of road injuries was essential for optimal patient outcome, said Col Kumar.