(CNS): Foundation of HIV prevention is infact HIV testing said Dr Anthony Fauci of National Institutes of Health at the opening plenary (via video link) of the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P). But mobilizing people to go for voluntary and rep
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People with diabetes have a three times greater risk of contracting TB than those without diabetes. People with TB have high rates of diabetes that often go undiagnosed.
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Deepak Chopra Narrated Short 'Duality' Explores Cosmic Consciousness and Birth and Death themes. Producers of the film short are now developing a feature film adaptation.
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The Hollywood Sentinel pays tribute here to stars that have passed on in 2013 and 2014, among more.
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For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on testing, treating and managing latent TB infection (LTBI) in individuals with high risk of developing the disease.
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As HIV prevention needs and contexts vary, it is important to expand the range of effective prevention options that people can use, Archbishop Desmond Tutu said.
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The World Health Assembly approved the WHO's new post-2015 global TB strategy and targets for tuberculosis, which aims to achieve the targets for 2035- 95% decline in TB deaths and 90% decline in TB incidence rate.
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As the seminar Cleaner Green: Understanding Low Carbon Development in India - was over on 16 September, I returned to my home city Guwahati to a massive flood in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya days after.
05:12 Oct 19, 2014
One man ran for his life, but Kangbura Terang and Biren Kathar fell prey to the irate tiger, both gained lesions to their face, limbs and abdomen.
04:50 Oct 19, 2014
At global tobacco treaty negotiations in Russia, Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO is worried big tobacco is openly going after children.
04:19 Oct 19, 2014
Three college students were killed and two others were seriously injured in a single car crash in Assam's Bongaigaon district, as they were returning from a fair.
03:32 Oct 19, 2014
The deceased militant who was killed by police in a gun battle, was identified as Mangal Narzary, part of the NDFB Sangbijit faction.
01:10 Oct 19, 2014
Tobacco industry allies tried to persuade government delegations before the global tobacco treaty negotiations began in Moscow, but governments who ratified the treaty voted for public health.
22:01 Oct 18, 2014
The eccentric group of villagers took her to the village place of worship (Namghar) gagged and bound, they wrapped her with a fishing net and haul her to the centre of the village at around 1.00 PM and repeatedly thrashed her with cane and sharp wea
16:44 Oct 18, 2014
Last Saturday, Sikari Teron of Heyoung Langso village was brought to Jirikinding medical sub centre in grave condition, but he died due to lack of treatment.
13:15 Oct 18, 2014
Indoor air quality concerns more than just fumes and smoke in the house. Dampness and mould pose health risks, especially for people living with asthma.
03:59 Oct 13, 2014
Researchers have demonstrated that childhood obesity prevention programmes have a positive health impact on body mass index (BMI - a measure of body fat based upon height and weight). So policies and practices should take this evidence into consider
08:17 Oct 11, 2014
The Yamuna river, linked with major rivers of Assam has irrigated the whole area, but is now endangering the lives of all with its unsanitary conditions.
23:43 Oct 10, 2014
Prior to the puja holidays, Karbi Students Association (Bidya Teron faction),JACAS, KLNLF,KRAO,AIKNA,AKAYU and KRA placed a memorandum to the Chief Executive Member of KAAC demanding withdrawal of the draft bill proposing the creation of Village Cou
14:35 Oct 6, 2014
GNLA and ULFA (Independent) militants are active in the bordering areas of the two neighbouring states. Police received a tipoff and exchanged fire.
18:05 Oct 5, 2014