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have come a long way since the time when smoking was seen as glamorous in the decade of 40s and 50s. But fifty years ago a landmark report making a direct link between smoking and health changed people’s relationship with cigarettes. In January 1964, the surgeon general of the United States, Luther Terry — ironically, himself a smoker — released a groundbreaking study titled “Smoking and Health” which talked […]

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed the commemorative function to mark the World No Tobacco Day, here today. He released highlights of a report on the “Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in India” and unveiled a print advertisement featuring Shri Rahul Dravid, India’s Brand Ambassador for Tobacco Control. Speaking at the function, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that Tobacco consumption is a menace and a strong social movement […]

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fint Healthcare just got a huge boost- it has been approved of the 510(K) clearance from America’s Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) body. Their product, MAXIO, is now open for sale in the United States- the world’s biggest market. MAXIO is a robotic device developed by the Chennai-based Perfint Healthcare to treat cancer. It is ‘an image-guided, physician-controlled stereotactic CT accessory which helps physician see, plan, treat and verify during […]

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another attempt to make hygiene easier to maintain even in unfavorable circumstances, Care Now Medical Pvt Ltd has launched ECO bath towelettes to promote healthier skin. Collaborating with its marketing and sales arm, ISH International, CareNow has come up with these skin wipes which are claimed to give you long lasting protection from bacteria along with making you feel refreshed. Unlike other wipes in the market, these are used […]

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you walk into Karachi, Pakistan’s Dr. Ziauddin University Hospital and ask some patients who their doctors are, you might wonder at the sheer number of Indian doctors there…but it does not take long for you to realize that these Indian doctors work there just virtually. This is a result of an initiative called the ‘Peace Clinic’ started by a Pakistani businessman, Naved Aslam. Mr Aslam had to come all […]

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