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  • Too much of optimism not a good idea, says study

    17 August, 2017 9:48 AM 44

    A new study now suggests that people who believe that everything will work out for the best are less likely to take control of their future. Talking to Daily Mail, lead author of the study Todd Rogers from Harvard University said that there are people who believe that they are so correct that eventually others will come to see the “obviousness of their

  • 14 killed by swine flu in state on Sunday, 4 in city

    13 August, 2017 10:30 PM 53

    Ahmedabad: Fourteen more people were killed by swine flu on Sunday in the state, taking the toll to 191 from January to August 13 this year. More than half of Gujarat is now in the grip of swine flu, with 1,609 cases being recorded across 18 districts. The districts which are facing the H1N1 threat are: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Kutch, Sabarkantha

  • 6 Opportunities In Two Weeks To Donate Blood

    13 August, 2017 6:35 PM 46

    Those who donated blood earlier this summer may be eligible to donate again. Blood can be safely donated every 56 days, and Power Red cells can be donated every 112 days, according to Alana Mauger, external communications manager of the Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region. As a special thank you, those who come out to give blood or platelets with the Red Cross

  • Organ donation saves 24-year-old's life

    13 August, 2017 2:31 AM 40

    A 24-year-old male, who at 18, suffered from a renal failure has now got a new lease of life. The donor was a 61-year-old male, who lived near Heera Panna in South Mumbai. "The donor, who had a known history of hypertension, suffered from a brain bleed at his home and collapsed suddenly. He was in the hospital for two days following which he was declared

  • Patient with swine flu symptoms reported

    12 August, 2017 7:10 PM 37

    Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 12 A patient from Gurdaspur with swine flu symptoms was shifted to Sri Guru Ram Das Ji Hospital here today. Her samples have been sent to the swine flu laboratory at Government Medical College. Meanwhile, the lab released reports of seven samples it had received from hospitals in Ludhiana district two days ago. Of them, two samples

  • Dengue claims one more life in Odisha; toll rises to two

    12 August, 2017 8:21 AM 35

    Cuttack: Vector-borne disease dengue claimed another life, taking the total death toll in Odisha this season to two, here on Saturday. Harihar Mallick of Basudevpur in Bhadrak district, who was undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, died this morning. According to sources, Mallick was admitted to the hospital on August

  • Panic grips MYH after death of patient in swine flu ward

    12 August, 2017 3:35 AM 61

    INDORE: Panic gripped MY Hospital when a patient undergoing treatment in swine flu ward of the hospital died and another person with symptoms of swine flu was admitted on Friday. The hospital management and health department, however, ruled out H1N1 influenza as cause of the death. "A 55-year-old woman, who was suffering from pneumonia that evolved into acute

  • Awareness rally on organ donation taken out

    12 August, 2017 2:33 AM 35

    A rally to create awareness on organ donation and motivate people to sign up for it was organised here by Manipal Hospitals, Salem, in association with the Police Department, Dharmapuri. Flagging off the rally, B. Gangadhar, Superintendent of Police, said the district police were happy to lend support for a noble cause. “A second chance at life through

  • Kashmir: Jawan injured in terror attack on army camp in Kupwara

    12 August, 2017 2:31 AM 83

    Official sources told India Today that the group of militants are believed to be newly infiltrated. A security personnel was injured after militants attacked an army camp in the forest area of Kalaroose, in frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Friday late night. Official sources told India Today that a group of militants believed to be newly

  • 4-year-old from West Tambaram dies

    12 August, 2017 2:15 AM 34

    Summary: Any incidence of fever should be brought to the notice of the Public Health department officials for quick action, they said. V. Tejeswaran died at the Institute of Child Health (ICH) here on Thursday evening. The death of a four-year-old child of fever came as a shock to residents of West Tambaram, where he lived, besides raising some panic