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Delhi Bans Sale of Aspirin, Ibuprofen Without Prescription

Are you one of those individuals who take a painkiller every now and then to fight slightest of the pain? If yes, then you cannot do that henceforth as the Delhi government has demanded a ban on selling aspirin and ibuprofen – blood-thinning medicines also known as Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), in the absence of prescription. Satyendra Jain who is ...

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Gutka Ban Reduces Use by 49%, Why Not Cigarettes Now?

Backed by a WHO report on how the ban of gutka in India has dramatically brought down the usage to 49 percent, doctors in India vouch for a similar ban on cigarettes now to make the country less vulnerable to oral cancer, that is plaguing the users of tobacco products. The study conducted by the World Health Organisation along with ...

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Future of Health Care: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens Today

Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability opened in the north-eastern Queensland state on Monday, said Department of Health. St Stephen’s Private Hospital, operated by UnitingCare Health in Hervey Bay, has been created by expanding the regional hospital with a new, three-storey inpatient hospital with 96 acute care beds and three additional operating rooms, Xinhua reported. Health Minister ...

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Will it be Again Kejriwal vs Harsh Vardhan in Delhi Assembly Poll?

The sudden removal of high-profile doctor by profession Harsh Vardhan from the health ministry has riased eyebrows as an indication that he will be asked to return to Delhi politicis and take over the upcoming electioneering for the party. Theough the move was another set back for Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was settling down at the Union Health Ministry with ...

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