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Rahul takes on Modi over ceasefire violations

Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ceasefire violations, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that onslaught started a day after the prime minister assured the country......

UN declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to peace and security'

Volunteer Ruth Atkins receives an injection of the Ebola vaccine, at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, southern England. Photographs:......

No kapda aur roti: Kashmir residents face acute shortage of food, medicines

With floods rendering the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway inoperational for 12 consecutive days on Monday, Valley residents are facing an acute shortage of essential commodities even as people in......

No relief for Kashmir: Health emergency lurks even as 2 lakh people are rescued

With the threat of disease outbreak lurking in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, efforts have been initiated on a war-footing to provide medical staff and medicines even as rescue operations were......

Service before self: Army camps submerged as soldiers save Kashmir

Army men repair fence along the border damaged by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. Photograph: PTI When calamity strikes, it does not discriminate. This was on ample display when floods ravaged......

Essential medicine likely to get dearer as price revision looms

Soon, consumers might have to shell out more for essential medicines. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority is seeking medicine cost details from individual companies, based on which......

Essential drugs go missing from counter on low margins

Many essential and life-saving medicines such as those used in treatment of diabetes and hypertension are not available in the market as drug wholesalers and retailers complained of squeezing......

How drug firms dodge government rules

About 50 days after the government directed a cut in the prices of 151 essential medicines, pharmaceutical companies are continuing to sell these at the previously allowed maximum retail price......

Drug shortage likely as chemists run on limited stock

Chemists and pharmacies across India are maintaining a limited inventory of essential medicines, in anticipation of the new price orders to be issued this month, it is learnt. The new pharma......

COLUMN: Struggle for life saving drugs

People die from diseases like AIDS, TB, etc because life saving essential medicines are either too expensive, or not available because they are not seen as financially viable. When......

Kashmir flood leaves India cricketer Rasool stranded for 10 days

File Picture: Parveez Rasool interacts with local kids in Kashmir's Anantnag district. Photograph: Umar Ganie 'For the last 11 days, I was literally cut off from the society as none of the......

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Pramod Pandey
Q. What is the Rudraksha Beads is it work or not ?
Pramod Pandey:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-rudraksha-beads-is-it-work-or-not-/27109643/answers/

jameel ahmed
Q. Why do we need vitamin D?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. The Rudraksha is one of the most commonly used beads amongst the Hindus. The tree on which it grows belongs to the species of Elaeocarpus Ganitrus...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-we-need-vitamin-d/25955296/answers/27109645

jafar
Q. What is known as Deionized Water ?
Jafar:  A. Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin, a group of fat-soluble prohormones, which encourages the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-deionized-water-/25227618/answers/25955318

Joseph Chacko
Q. What is Aromatherapy and its health benefits?
Joseph Chacko:  A. Deionized water is a type of purified water with mineral ions (salts) removed. These mineral ions include sodium, calcium, iron, copper, chloride,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-aromatherapy-and-its-health-benefits/25143965/answers/25227642

Farhaan
Q. Do you think action should be taken against chemists for downing shutters at 6pm and opening at 10am?? what if someone is in need of medicine and dying....as this is covered under essential services....?? all in all their tussle with government is causing problem to people....Your views??
Farhaan:  A. Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-action-should-be-taken-against-chemists-for-dow/25092967/answers/25143992

  Web results for Essential Medicines
Giving pricey hepatitis drug to prisoners may be financially wise

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When prisoners have hepatitis C, treating them with expensive new antiviral drugs makes fiscal sense despite the hefty... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/giving-pricey-hepatitis-drug-prisoners-may-financially-wise-205453239.html
More doctors to attend to burns patients

NEW DELHI: With Diwali round the corner, doctors at Safdarjung Hospital are preparing themselves to deal with the rush of burns cases expected... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/delhi/More-doctors-to-attend-to-burns-patients/articleshow/44903738.cms
Milk substitutes might not give kids enough vitamin D

10:39pm IST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Young children who drank nondairy replacement milks instead of cow's milk were more like to have low... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/us-milk-substitutes-vitamin-d-idINKCN0IA23B20141021?feedType=RSS&feedName=health
Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of CPI-613 for the Treatment of Hodgkin's or T-Cell Non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma

GlobeNewswire 2014-10-21 Study Sponsored by a Leading Medical Center for Cancer Research and Development CRANBURY, N.J., Oct.... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=46811
IRHT would focus on Africa, Japan and Latin America as potential markets of the future

India Brand Equity Foundation has been at the forefront of positioning Brand India Pharma and has taken up the mantle to further enhance India's... ...

http://pharma.financialexpress.com/sections/management/4519-irht-would-focus-on-africa-japan-and-latin-america-as-potential-markets-of-the-future

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