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Indian company enters Russian market of implants for traumatology and orthopaedics

Moscow: Meril Life Sciences has become the first Indian manufacturer of high-tech implants for traumatology and orthopaedics to begin supply to Russia. The system of primary knee joint arthroplasty, entitled Freedom Total Knee, will be supplied to a number of medical institutions. It was presented to Russian doctors in February 2017 during their visit to India at Meril’s production site in Vapi, Gujarat.

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India, Philippines largest exporters of doctors to OECD countries: Study

London: India and the Philippines are the largest exporters of doctors and nurses to OECD countries, according to an international study conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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India helps Nigeria ramp up its healthcare systems

Accra: Oil-rich Nigeria, West Africa’s biggest nation, has seen its citizens spend millions of dollars on medical treatment in India due to an inadequate health delivery sector, but this is changing as the Indian government and private healthcare providers are turning to invest locally to benefit from this huge market.

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India lags emerging world in research, imperils innovation

As it attempts to drive growth and innovation, India lags the developed and emerging world in a key area, research and development, as a recent imbroglio over stipends reveals.

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India emerges as the single-largest consumer of antibiotics in the world

Washington: Global use of antibiotics is surging according to Princeton University researchers who have conducted a broad assessment of antibiotic consumption around the world. The study found that India was the single-largest consumer of antibiotics in the world in 2010, followed by China and the United States.

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Early breast cancer diagnosis, survival rates low in rural India

Washington: Women in developed countries survive roughly 10 years longer after a breast cancer diagnosis compared to women in poor-to-middle-income countries, a new University of Michigan study suggests.

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India reports 37,000 dengue cases in 2012

New Delhi: India has recorded over 37,000 dengue cases, including 227 dengue deaths in 2012, the highest number in a year so far, parliament was told on Tuesday.

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Study finds non-disclosure of HIV serostatus common among India female sex workers

Washington: Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) in partnership with Indian researchers and HIV positive networks groups, have found that in India, non-disclosure of HIV serostatus to sex partners among both HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) and HIV-infected clients of FSWs is exceedingly common. These findings appear in the journal AIDS and Behaviour.

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India and US sign agreement on collaboration in diabetes research

New Delhi: An agreement on collaboration in diabetes research has been signed between Ghulam Nabi Azad, union minister for health and family welfare and Kathleen Sebelius, US secretary, health and human services during the bilateral meeting between India and the US.

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New smartphone scans could prevent needless oral cancer deaths

Washington: Thousands of people die needlessly each year in developing countries from oral cancers that could have been detected early with regular dental checkups. But with less than one dentist per 100,000 people in many of the world’s rural areas, these checkups are not an option. Now an ultra-low-cost smartphone device being developed at Stanford University may enable early diagnosis of these preventable deaths, with no dentist visits required.

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