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  • Friday, January, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 10:43:33
  • Johnson & Johnson Recalls Problem Lens

    Johnson & Johnson Hong Kong has recalled 16 batches of its “1 Day Acuvue TruEye” contact lenses as they may cause eye prickling. The company says the recalled-3,700 boxes of products were not sold in stores on the Chinese mainland, but are available in online shops. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Beijing said the Acuvue […]

    36 test positive in a day, dengue cases reach 384 in Delhi

    The national capital on Saturday recorded the highest single-day incidence of dengue this season with 36 more patients testing positive for the disease, taking the total cases to 384. According to statistics released by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the number of cases till this time in 2009 was only three. The figure was 55 […]

    Bill to amend the Medical Council of India Act passed in LS

    Amid din, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill to amend the Medical Council of India Act to replace the existing MCI board, that is facing corruption charges, with a seven-member panel of eminent doctors. The corruption-ridden MCI, set up 76 years ago to regulate medical education in the country, has already been dissolved […]

    Trauma, Abuse In Childhood Linked To Shorter Lifespan, Weaker Immune Response Later In Life

    New research from the US suggests that trauma in childhood such as experiencing abuse or a serious stressful event like losing a parent is linked to a shorter lifespan and weaker immune system later in life, and that the immune impairment even adds to that caused by the stress of caring for a family member […]

    Overactive Immune System May Cause Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

    The immune systems response to urinary tract infection may have a bearing on the risk of recurrence – an overactive immune response appears to increase the risk, say researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their study is published in the medical journal PLOS Pathogens.  The scientists used a mouse model to […]

    Bacterial Vaginosis and Causes

      Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), also known as vaginal bacteriosis is the most common cause of vaginal infection for women of childbearing age. Although it frequently develops after sexual intercourse with a new partner, bacterial vaginosis is not considered as an STI (sexually transmitted infection). BV is more common in women with multiple partners. Bacterial vaginosis […]

    Ella, Morning After Pill Approved By FDA

    A new morning after pill, also known as an emergency contraception pill, called Ella (ulipristal acetate) has been approved in tablet form by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It has been approved as a prescription-only-product, and prevents pregnancy if taken within five days after unprotected sexual intercourse or contraceptive failure. The FDA stresses […]