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2,483 new cancer cases detected in two years in Mizoram: ICMR

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:54

With over 2,400 new cancer cases, including stomach, lungs and cervix, being detected in last two years in Mizoram, the state tops the list in overall cancer incidence in the country,

New tele-medicine concept launched to tackle sickle cell

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 11:02

A novel concept of providing medical facility over phone to families of newborns suffering from Sickle Cell Disease has been launched by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) here in co-ordination with the Gujarat government.

New gene a risk factor for type 2 diabetes

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 18:54

First the facts. The number of diabetes patients in India is expected to reach 100 million by 2030, according to the latest Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study. And the number of type 2 diabetics is rapidly increasing in our country.

Timely tests can cut cervical cancer by a third: Expert

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 23:39

A diagnostics test for human papilloma virus (HPV) can reduce by a third the incidence of cervical cancer in women worldwide, an expert said at a seminar here Saturday.

Over five lakh kidney patients require dialysis or transplant

Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 21:27

Around 5.5 lakh patients in the country require dialysis or kidney transplant, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Indians deficient in Vitamin D

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 15:13

Despite ample sunlight, people in India are deficient in Vitamin D which is leading to problems like weaker bones among the population, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Asthma management unsatisfactory in India: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 13:13

Around 15 million people in India are suffering from asthma but management of the disease continues to remain unsatisfactory, according to a study.

Now, condoms for `dual purpose`

Last Updated: Monday, May 03, 2010, 00:00

ICMR has said it will soon come up with a condom which will benefit gays as well as straight couples.

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