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Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases

...s and surveillance committees were constituted and nodal officers appointed at district levels. The training of auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM), Vishnoi said, is underway and 6,095 ANMs have been already trained. Plus, 267 lab technicians and 339 lab assistants have been trained. The minister also sai...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...erapies has been on the primary tumour rather than nodal sites. Multimodal neoadjuvant therapy---where su...ore undergoing thoracotomy with lympadenoctomy and nodal dissection; the extent of surgery and lymph node dissection depended on the exact location of the tu...

India to Have 30 World-class Universities Across the Country: PM

...al government but is also governed by the UGC, the nodal body for higher education, in terms of course curriculum. According to the ministry of human resource development, there are at present 18 central universities, including the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, Banaras Hindu University, Jamia...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...t Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), the nodal body implementing the TSC, to visit Dabena and directed villagers to extend all hospitality to them. What unfolded next is still remembered with horror by the residents of Dabena. After the cursory greetings, the sarpanch suggested that the visito...

A Village in Madhya Pradesh Achieves Total Sanitation

...he village is without a toilet,' says S.K. Mishra, nodal officer of TSC. 'Earlier, the nullahs (drains) would always be choked. But after the district administration's efforts and the implementation of the project, the village has undergone a 'sanitation surgery',' says Sarpanch Hanumant Singh Kushwah. ...

Poison Control Training and Research Centre at Chennai

...ng and Research Centre, it has been located in the nodal government hospital. It can handle emergency situations like mass poisoning. It would not only offer treatment but also provide information services and counseling. An intensive care unit, a library, a museum, an antidote bank, and a decontamination ...

Manmohan Calls for Statistical Reforms in Healthcare and Education

...me minister added that the government had set up a nodal body, the National Statistical Commission headed by eminent economist Suresh Tendulkar, to oversee all core official statistical activities and the body had assumed charge in July. Recalling the history of the legendary institution, Manmohan Singh,...

Mystery Fever Kills 35 Children in UP

... paediatrician at the Gorakhpur Medical College, a nodal centre for the treatment of various kinds of brain fever. As many as 2,050 children, mostly from poor families, were hospitalised in various hospitals in the region since April. 'Of these, 448 have died,' said V.S. Nigam, a health official here. ...

Prestigious Wilson Award Goes To Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

... shown that the presence of cilia in the embryonic nodal region is directly related to this condition; if the cilia are missing or not functioning, situs inversus results. In the mutant mouse with defective or missing cilia, situs inversus occurs as well as PKD in many cases. Many of these mice are also bl...

India To Register All Health Care Infrastructure: Ramadoss

...ars to get registered, he added. After that, the nodal registering body will make the act mandatory for one and all. The act will be implemented through a three-tier structure with officers at the district, state and central level, said Ramadoss. The law will also standardise all medical facilities avai...

Protein Involved In Embryo Formation Found In Malignant Cells

...y formation and tumor-forming ability. Strikingly, nodal inhibition promoted the reversion of these cells toward a normal skin cell type. Like embryonic stem cells, malignant tumor cells similarly receive and send molecular cues during development that promote tumor growth and metastasis, or cancer spread....

36 Children Die of Encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh

...pal O.P. Singh. The institution has been made the nodal centre for treatment and control of Japanese encephalitis that engulfs at least half a dozen districts in the region almost every year since it was first detected way back in 1978. "That year, the virus had claimed 721 lives, which shot up to 1,228...

Hospital Administers Animal Vaccine on Patients

... The Madhya Pradesh Laghu Udyog Nigam (MPLUN), the nodal agency for government purchases, tried to wash its hands off the controversy. In a statement to the police, MPLUN chairman Vipin Dikshit claimed that his agency was not responsible for the supply of the vaccine. The company had sent 199 vials of...

Indian Government To Promote Better Sanitation

...w cost sanitation solutions. With the HUDCO as the nodal organization for providing grant assistance, it will also be assigned the task of selecting the implementing agency based on its previous track record.For each unit of the toilets with bathing facilities, the Government has estimated an expenditure o...

Indian Government Sets Up Task Force For Avian flu

...redicting that it could get worse with time. The nodal agency that would be in charge would be ‘National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD)’ and it will network with National Institute of Immunology (Pune), AIIMS (Delhi) and Antiviral Laboratory in Mumbai to screen people for the virus. Stockpil...

Encephalitis Has Claimed 400 Lives In Uttar Pradesh

...umani Ramadoss Thursday visited Gorakhpur, where a nodal treatment centre was established to deal with the daily flow of victims from neighbouring districts, and assured all possible help from the central government in providing vaccine. State health officials lamented the belated reaction of the central ...

Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres

... facility without accounting for it," Mitra, chief nodal officer of the project, told IANS. "We are pragmatic about dealing with the virus. BSF men who are away from families for long periods can't avail of leave at their will because of national concerns." He said certain conditions made them prone to ...

MRI with nanoparticles highly sensitive in detecting prostate cancer metastases

...cles correctly identified all of the patients with nodal disease. In addition, on node-by-node analysis, the sensitivity of this modality, at 90.5%, was significantly higher than that of conventional MRI, at 35.4% (p The team has also tested the agent's ability to detect metastases from lung and breast c...

Breast Cancer in Men Often Underestimated and Under-treated

...s. "survival was similar between 1,762 men without nodal involvement and 762 men with node-positive disease." The respective median survival in these groups was 139 months and 136 months. Breast cancer is rare in men; there were about 1,600 cases in the US in 2002, accounting for about 1% of all breast ca...

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