Diarrhoea

  • Bihar will have toilets-for-all, assures Nitish Kumar 23-11-2013 01:17 PM

    Re-affirming his commitment of toilets-for-all, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that open defecation is an affront to human dignity and his government will ensure that this problem is addressed in an urgent manner. Earlier, he had said that those lacking a toilet in their homes will not...
  • News briefs: Diarrhoea claims 20 lives in Narayanpur, around 25 ill 10-08-2013 12:04 AM

    At least 20 people have died in the past week while more than two dozen people have been suffering from diarrhoea. According to the health officials, the outbreak of diarrhoea has been reported in Dunga and Handwara panchayats of Narayanpur district. The officials said that a team of doctors and...
  • Diarrhoea is life threatening for children under 2 years: Dr NK Arora 23-05-2013 04:40 PM

    A landmark study published in 'The Lancet' pinpoints rotavirus as the major cause of diarrhoeal disease among Indian children. The findings can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrhoeal diseases which globally claim the lives of 800,000 children every year. Dr NK Arora, executive director, The Inclen Trust, joined IBNLive...
  • India's first indigenous vaccine to be the cheapest cure for diarrhoea 14-05-2013 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: In one of the big news developments in the world of health, India on Tuesday developed its first indigenous vaccine ever. The rotavirus vaccine tackles diarrhoea that kills more than 1.6 lakh children every year. The government has announced the results of Phase III clinical trials of the...
  • US extends two child projects in India 08-03-2013 07:59 AM

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  • Doctors say you can treat dengue at home now 23-09-2010 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi is officially the dengue capital of India with more than 2,500 cases registered already. It’s the worst outbreak in a decade, but some basic steps can make life easier for you. The outbreak isn't dying down any time soon. Many hospitals have converted rooms into dengue wards...
  • Orissa in grip of cholera; toll rises to 140 13-09-2010 09:21 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to cholera in Orissa has risen to 140 following a fresh casualty in worst-hit Rayagada district. Just last month Orissa's Kalahandi and Rayagada districts were in the limelight when Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the ruling Biju Janta Dal held parallel rallies there to woo...
  • Doc talk: climate change vs health hazards 07-04-2010 10:43 AM

    Malaria is one of the biggest killer diseases in the world. ...
  • Diarrhoea, largest killer of kids 23-03-2010 06:24 PM

    Across the world, seven children die of diarrhoea every minute. ...