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Our Healthcare System Just Isn't Enough
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, healthcare, malaria, dengue, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, child mortality, morbidity, health insurance, Rashmi Oberoi )

Evelyn
- 33 days ago - thecitizen.in
Do we really have a healthcare system in place that can take care of our millions to speak of leave alone boast about? Let's look at the past one week or so:
In India a 3D Printed Spine Saves a Woman From Paralysis and Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, Medanta, Medicity, Gurgaon, 3D printing, vertebrate, titanium implant, technology, progress, walking, success )

Evelyn
- 138 days ago - theguardian.com
Astonishing advancements in 3D printing are transforming the prospects for severely ill and injured patients. Surgeons replaced the woman's damaged 1st, 2cnd & 3rd vertebrae with a 3D printed titanium implant closing the gap between skull & spine
Stand With Communities in India Against Water Privatization - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, privatization schemes, The World Bank, India )

Dandelion
- 641 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
The World Bank continues to promote and fund water privatization despite the failure of this model around the globe. Stand with the people of Nagpur today and tell the World Bank to stop pushing its dangerous water privatization schemes.
Starving Dog Found Collapses On Street Is Completely Transformed By Kindness (Video & Text)
Health & Wellness  (tags: doggy rescued, Animal Aid Unlimited, India, kindness, Kindness and love will overcome, happy, loving, doggy, awesome-pawsome video )

Barb
- 724 days ago - thedodo.com
This starving dog, who had all but given up on the world, underwent an amazing transformation. And it's all thanks to a little kindness.
Indian Distributor Eyes Israeli Contact Lens Tech
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel medical technology, contact lenses, eye problems, India )

David
- 875 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israeli med-tech start-up EyeYon Medical, which has developed contact lenses that can help alleviate eye problems in older people, including Corneal Edema, has just raised an investment of $3.6 million.
Corporate Greed and Disregard for Food Safety and Biodiversity: Food Sovereignty Should Not Be Handed Over to the GMO Biotech Co
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dangers of GMO crops, food safety, Biotechnology, India, Europe )

Martin
- 1022 days ago - globalresearch.ca
He argues that studies on GMOs have been left in the hands of multinationals for too long and writes that these companies are merely motivated by greed and the promotion of single-crop farming, with a complete disregard for food safety and biodiversity.
India's Poor 'Duped' Into Clinical Drug Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, poor persons, clinical trials, deception, multinational pharmaceutcal firms, Indian pharmaceutical firms, outsourcing, unregulated research organizations, legal actions, no real informed consent, damage to health )

Judy
- 1536 days ago - medicalxpress.com
Many desperate and poor people in India are unwittingly taking part in clinical trials for drugs by Indian and multinational pharmaceutical companies that outsource the work to unregulated research organisations.
India's Parliament Calls for End of GMO Crops, Cites Concerns Over Health and Environment
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto no more, India, No to GMO, farm Biotechnology rejected )

Susan
- 1861 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
A decade after India officially allowed GM crops to be cultivated, a parliamentary panel said it had no confidence in farm biotechnology. The panel cited concerns over health and environment issues. They are so much smarter than US - or less greedy.
Novartis' Deadly Lawsuit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, ethics, economy, money, health, death, India, Novartis, lawsuit, crime )

Nancy
- 2012 days ago - sumofus.org
In 2005, India passed a groundbreaking patent law that prevents "evergreening" -- a tactic that drug companies use to extend patents on drugs that are about to expire by making tiny tweaks to the medication. Novartis is suing to have this life-saving law
INDIA: 10 Million Depressed - on the Optimistic Side
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, world, treatment, depression, India, food, government, ethics, investigation, protection, medicine, news, study )

AWAY AWHI
- 2202 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Indian psychiatrists have rejected a World Health Organisation (WHO) study portraying India as the depression capital of the world, they say it has indirectly drawn attention to an acute shortage of trained personnel and facilities to deal with ment
21 Cesareans in Two Days - Healthcare or Joke?
Health & Wellness  (tags: 21 Cesareans, Healthcare, Kerala, India, Medical rules, Law )

Nancy
- 2337 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Recently, a team of 4 doctors of Government Taluk hospital in Cherthala, district Alappuzhua, Kerala were transferred as they operated 21 cesarean surgeries on 18th and 19th of April 2011.
INDIA: Alcoholism Grips Progressive Kerala
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, politics, society, India, health, disease, addiction, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 2437 days ago - ipsnews.net
Such a propensity for drink has had enormous social consequences, destroying careers and the social fabric of a people with an essentially middle-class outlook on life, in a state which ranks high among India's 28 states in social development indicators.
India Sets Sight on Mobile Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mobile Healthcare, Health, people, mobile service, medical services, India )

Anna
- 2445 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
In a significant development, India is looking forward to set up mobile healthcare to provide high quality services at low cost in rural areas. As most of the village people face a lot of problem getting proper medical services, the mobile healthcare will
Challenges for India on World AIDS Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, World AIDS Day, December 1, India )

Nancy
- 2486 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
As the world is observing AIDS Day today, India has set its goal to provide basic human rights to HIV victims, raising awareness of the deadly disease among people. India has successfully reduced the HIV/AIDS cases by 50% in the last decade.
 

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