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India reported nearly three million fewer cases of the disease in 2017, and is no longer among world’s top three nations, according to World Malaria Report 2018.(HT File Photo)

Odisha model can eliminate malaria, says Indian Council of Medical Research

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 10:27 AM IST
India reported nearly three million fewer cases of the disease in 2017, and is no longer among world’s top three nations, according to World Malaria Report 2018.
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At the primary healthcare (PHC) level, the list includes electrocardiography for diagnosing heart disease and X-ray.(HT File Photo)
At the primary healthcare (PHC) level, the list includes electrocardiography for diagnosing heart disease and X-ray.(HT File Photo)

Draft of India’s first essential diagnostics list out, to ensure quality at all levels of healthcare facilities

By Anonna Dutt | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2018 09:15 AM IST
ICMR, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, however, is not the implementing authority and cannot fix prices of the test.
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During short bouts of sleep, we process information that we are not consciously aware of, says a new study.(Shutterstock)
During short bouts of sleep, we process information that we are not consciously aware of, says a new study.(Shutterstock)

Take more naps, it can help you process information and take a good decision

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 06:03 PM IST
Worrying about something or can’t seem to find a solution about a problem? Nap over it and see the difference, says this new study.
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Along with population-based screening programme for cervical, breast and oral cancers being expanded to all districts, treatment outcomes will improve in places where the services are available and uninterrupted.(REUTERS)
Along with population-based screening programme for cervical, breast and oral cancers being expanded to all districts, treatment outcomes will improve in places where the services are available and uninterrupted.(REUTERS)

Fighting cancer with cheap treatment and screening

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 02:15 AM IST
Cancer treatment, including radiation and chemotherapy not needing hospitalisation, will be covered under Ayushman Bharat’s annual Rs 5 lakh cover being offered to 550 million people.
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Osteopenia is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal, and is the precursor to osteoporosis.(Shutterstock)
Osteopenia is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal, and is the precursor to osteoporosis.(Shutterstock)

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 04:39 PM IST
A new study found that nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, are suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent already had osteoporosis.
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