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Saturday, June 24, 2017
  Did India conceal its first cases of the Zika virus? On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said India's health ministry had confirmed three cases of the mosquito-borne virus from the city of Ahmedabad in western Gujarat state. Authorities in Gujarat...
  People with a common cluster of symptoms that puts them at increased risk of heart disease and diabetes are two times as likely to die as people without those risk factors if they get less than six hours of...
  I awoke to the sound of a mosquito buzzing near my ear. It was still dark out, and I could see the stars from my window, a rare sight in India when you are in the city. I, however, was...
  In a revolutionary breakthrough, a simple, non-invasive and cheap technique may revolutionise cancer detection in countries where mammograms are hard to come by. Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth which had touched the breast of a...
  In a video of the surgery, two hands in latex gloves are seen pulling what looks like a white fettuccine out of a man’s mouth. Except, that never-ending white string is not pasta, it’s a tapeworm. It’s a 6-foot...
  Footage of a teenage victim of a hit-and-run accident pleading with unresponsive onlookers to take him to hospital has caused shock in India. Local media reported people gathered around and took pictures and videos of the injured teen, but did...
  Sell them at astronomical rates in their country, with fake barcode and global labels. Some government and private doctors in Pakistan are importing Indian stents that come at a cheap price and selling them at exorbitant rates with fake barcode...
  US and Indian scientists say a mystery illness that killed more than 100 children a year in northern India was caused by eating lychees on an empty stomach. For more than two decades, apparently healthy children in a region of...
  In Bangalore, India, heart surgeons perform daily state-of-the-art heart surgery on adults and children at an average cost of $1,800. For the record, that’s about 2% of the $90,000 that the average heart surgery costs in the United States. And...
  In May, the European Food Standards Authority warned that the contaminants found in the oil’s edible form are carcinogenic. It warned that even moderate consumption of the substances represented a risk to children and said that, due to a...

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