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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...
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...

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...
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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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Cancer Rates Dropped During The Recession. That’s Not Necessarily A Good Thing.

As the country plunged into recession between 2008 and 2012, something unexpected happened: An earlier small decline in the number of new cancer cases became a much bigger one. The authors of a study published...
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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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Trump Laid Out Changes He Wants To Make In U.S. Health Care Policies

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has laid out changes he wants to make in U.S. health care policies, but his Republican colleagues in Congress remain divided about exactly how to repeal and then replace the...
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New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need

You’d think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up to get it. But the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which can prevent roughly...
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NHS Standing On Burning Platform, Inspectors Warn

Professor Sir Mike Richards says that the NHS stands on a "burning platform" and that the need for change is clear. His warning follows a review which said staffing and overcrowding were major concerns and...