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Centre to Continue Funding AIDS Treatment in States: Nadda

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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda said the Centre will continue funding the AIDS treatment costs, reversing earlier decision to stop it in major shift of policy in view of criticism from states. Releasing the “India HIV Estimations 2015-Technical Report”, he has launched Distance Learning Programme on Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), Integrated HIV TB e-learning module, PPTCT ...

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Diabetes drug may decrease cancer risk only in non-smokers: study

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes – reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers, showing for the first time a direct link between smoking and lung cancer. Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer ...

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