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Japanese Develop Armband to Sound Alarm if You Have Fever

Japanese researchers have developed a fever alarm armband, a flexible, self-powered wearable device that goes off in case of high body temperature beyond 102 degrees. The flexible organic components developed for this device are well-suited to wearable devices that continuously monitor vital signs including temperature and heart rate for applications in healthcare settings. “The fever alarm armband demonstrates that it ...

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Swine-flu Update: Centre rushes medicines, testing kits, medical team to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 21: The Centre, following the Telangana state government’s appeal, has rushed swine flu medicines, diagnostic kits and a high-level medical team to Hyderabad on Wednesday evening. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the morning seeking help and immediate action amid rising cases of death due to swine flu in the state, which ...

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Telangana reports 5 deaths, 50 cases of swine flu, KCR seeks Centre’s help

With five deaths and 50 reported cases of swine flu in Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought the central government’s help in tackling it. So far, 10 patients have died with swine flu and the latest two deaths were from Osmania Hospital and the other from Gandhi Hospital. So far, 185 ...

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Noncommunicable diseases kill 16 million every year, WHO sounds alarm in India

World Health Organization has drawn the urgent attention of the government to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which results in 16 million people dying prematurely, before the age of 70, from heart and lung diseases, stroke, cancer and diabetes. In an annual report, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan said, “By investing just US$ 1-3 dollars per person per ...

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Delhi Sends Surveillance Teams to Check Swine Flu Treatment

In a bid to tackle the increasing number of swine flu cases in Delhi, the health department has appointed surveillance officers to check the treatment of swine flu at the designated hospitals in the capital to monitor 17 government hospitals, five private hospitals and 8 laboratories. These hospitals been designated by the health department to conduct the swine flu test and ...

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