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Seven Dead in Maharashtra Due to Suspected Chikungunya

Seven people have died due to suspected chikungunya in three districts of Akola, Buldhana and Washim in Maharashtra, hospital sources said. // While four patients died in Akot, two and one expired at Telhara and Ghuser respectively, they said. Many others were believed to have been suffering ...

Reports Of Chikun Guniya In Few Maharashtra Districts

The viral epidemic Chikun guniya, which spreads through mosquitoes, has been reported in a few districts of Maharashtra, an official said today//. "About seven to eight districts are affected with the disease but the number of cases has declined from what was reported in April and May," Stat...

Twenty-two Chikungunya Cases Confirmed in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra health department Thursday said 22 cases of Chikungunya disease were confirmed in Kolhapur district of the sate . "Of the 20 villages in Kolhapur district from where an outbreak of the viral fever was reported, we have found 22 cases from only 12 villages, which tested posit...

TB Incidence on Rise Among Children in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra

TB in India apparently accounts for one-third of the global TB burden, with about 40 per cent of the country's population// infected by the TB bacillus. Every year, two million people in India develop TB and 4,50,000 die from it, resulting in 1,000 deaths every day. TB kills more youth in Indi...

Polio cases in Maharashtra

The two cases of polio in Maharashtra have crashed the efforts of the state to become India’s polio-free state. // The health officials on a polio-eradication drive have detected a 9-year old girl with poliovirus. The girl, Nazali Sheikh from Govandi was found to be affected by the P1 strain o...

Chikungunya Disease Hits Maharashtra

Chikungunya disease is now reported to have spread in about 26 districts in Maharashtra affecting 2.25 lakh people.// Though the disease is not fatal it weakens the immune system and paves way to other infectious diseases. It was first reported in Tasmania. Maharashtra state health minister Vim...

Experts Warn of Bird Flu Recurrence in Maharashtra

Experts have warned of another outbreak of bird flu in Maharashtra after the monsoon due to the unscientific disposal of chicken culled// in the first episode of the dreaded virus outbreak in February. Maharashtra witnessed an outbreak of the bird flu in the Nandurbar and Jalgaon regions, giv...

Doctor's strike called off in Maharashtra

The 12-day strike in Maharashtra has come to an end after the health authorities promised to pay attention to the demands of the Mumbai doctors regarding their safety and working hours//. As word spread that the doctors were back at work, thousands of patients poured into the hospitals. Long ...

AmeriCares Launches India Operations

... 2007 and 2008 flooding in Bihar, and the 1993 earthquake in Maharashtra. We have also supported disaster preparedness and trauma training in Gujarat, maharashtra and Tamil Nadu; as well as ongoing medical assistance through partners, including SOSVA, Niramaya Health Foundation and Duncan Hospital. About Ameri...

Viagra Bulk Effectively Cures Children with PAH (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension)

...fering Viagra, which proves to be a great help for children who are suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension. Mumbai, maharashtra (PRWEB) November 3, 2008 -- Viagrabulk.com is a leading online drug store that offers Viagra to cure children who are suffering from PAH (Pulmonary Ar...

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Maharashtra in Medical Technology

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

... (cytology) and HPV testing with QIAGEN's hybrid capture 2 (hc2) DNA testing technology (called the digene HPV Test). The study was conducted in the maharashtra state of India, and was supported with funding by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It is the first randomized controlled trial to measu...
Maharashtra in Biological News

Getting into hot water

...solar hot water system used in the study is installed at the Jijau hostel, part of the Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Agricultural University campus, in Akola, maharashtra state, India. The team estimates that the system will effectively pay for itself five times over, given an estimated working life of about twenty year...

MU researchers go nano, natural and green

...oducts would be made available even to the less developed regions of the world, said B. R. Barwale, 1998 winner of the world food prize and founder of maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company in India. Dr. Kattis discovery sets up the beginning of a new knowledge frontier that interfaces plant science, chemistry and...

Researchers help develop pest-resistant eggplant for South Asia

...the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization began collaborating on the development of the Bt eggplant in 2002. Another partner, maharashtra Hybrid Seeds, is on schedule to commercialize the genetically modified fruit by 2009. "Cornell has worked effectively to facilitate a productive part...
Maharashtra in Biological Technology

QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata

...ished in the April 2, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The trial evaluated cervical cancer prevention tools in 130,000 women in the maharashtra state of India, and found HPV testing to be the most effective way to reduce cervical cancer incidence when compared to either Pap (cytology) testing ...

A Midwest passage to India, Part II

... Bank (the latter an investment bank involved in the Pharma and biotech sector). The Secretary of Industries, Energy, and Labour, for the State of maharashtra (where Mumbai is located), which is the main industrialized state driving a lot of the Indian economy. American/Illinois companies in India such a...
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