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Nalband Mutation: How Scientists Zeroed In On One Family’s Rare And Crippling Disease

The poignant story of an Agra family, where six children have the 'Nalband mutation'. Reports on how a group of scientists linked it to a rare and crippling neurological disease . It’s been two years...
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Cabinet Approves National Health Policy 2017

Terming the Cabinet approval of the National Health Policy 2017 as a huge milestone in the history of public health in the country, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda...
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Brexit could drive 4,000 EU-trained doctors out of NHS, BMA warns

BMA leaders warned that an exodus of European doctors from the NHS on this scale could threaten the future of the health service. The BMA survey, which gauged the opinion of almost 1,200 doctors trained in...

Tech trends in healthcare in 2017

All eyes are on Washington, D.C., as the nation looks to see the imprint President Trump puts on healthcare and other issues that face the country and the world. Meanwhile, provider executives need to focus...
Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan have been working to draw Republicans together on a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

House GOP Releases Legislation To Repeal And Replace The Health Law

House GOP Health Bill Jettisons Insurance Mandate, Much Of Medicaid Expansion House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing the law’s Medicaid expansion and scrapping the requirement that individuals purchase coverage...
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9 Fun Facts About Healthcare Professionals

“What we find changes who we become” – Peter Morville We have collated 9 of the most interesting and fun facts about our healthcare professionals. Many of those have shaped our company and the industry...
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Zika Virus Protein Mapped To Speed Search For Cure

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A study published today shows how Indiana University scientists are speeding the path to new treatments for the Zika virus, an infectious disease linked to birth defects in infants in South...
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India Runs Out Of Life-saving HIV Drug For Children

Desperate over withdrawal of a life saving drug, children living with HIV (CLHIV) have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help. The letter, written on March 4, is signed by 637 children ranging from...
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Dementia: Caring For A Loved One? Care For Yourself, Too

Michael Sloss’ mother was diagnosed with dementia about five years ago, and his father a year after that. Now Sloss and his brother care for both parents, ages 83 and 85, whose personalities have been...
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Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 7, 2017)—If you feel as though you can’t do as much physically as you’ve gotten older, there may be a reason. Both aging and menopause are known to affect sarcopenia, which...