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Encephalitis claims two more lives; toll mounts to 60

Malkangiri: The toll due to Japanese Encephalitis clamped to 60 today with two more deaths in the district on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Ganesh Bisoi (5) of Majhiguda in Mathili block and Rina Soem (3) of Bhajaguda under Padia block. According to sources, Ganesh succumbed to Japanese Encephalitis while undergoing treatment at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Platelets kill up to 60% of malaria parasites: Study

Sydney: Platelets — found in the blood — are the first line of defence in patients with malaria, killing up to 60 per cent of the malaria parasites circulating in the bloodstream, finds a study. The study found that platelets bind to and kill parasites in patients infected with each of the major malaria parasite […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India accounts for 60% of head and neck cancer cases: Experts

New Delhi: Owing to increased use of tobacco, India contributes to nearly 60 per cent of head and neck cancer — inside the mouth, the nose, and the throat — patients worldwide and the number is expected to double by 2030, health experts said here on Saturday. “Global contribution of head and neck cancer patients […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021