Coronavirus, India, advice, precautions, latest news, China

Coronavirus spreads: Government issues advice for travellers returning from China

An outbreak of Novel Coronavirus is on-going in China and exported cases have been reported from other countries internationally. Coronavirus cause illness ranging from common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)-CoV and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS-CoV). Hence the Government of India has issued the following directions for the travellers […]

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UMMID to tackle inherited genetic diseases of new born babies

The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today launched UMMID (Unique Methods of Management and treatment of Inherited Disorders) initiative and inaugurated NIDAN (National Inherited Diseases Administration) Kendras, which is being supported by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Science and Technology. Speaking on the occasion in […]

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Suicide rate among Indian women declines

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, 44256, 42521 and 42088 females have committed suicide during 2013 and 2014 and 2015 respectively, which shows a declining suicide trend over these years. This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok […]