Chhattisgarh: Persons with mental illness cannot be lodged in police lockups  

Patients suffering from mental illness cannot be lodged in police lock-up or jail. The state government of Chhattisgarh has asked the police to admit a homeless person suffering from mental illness into a hospital or a government-run shelter home. Action will be taken against those who violate the government’s order. With an aim to protect […]

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#BogusPharmacists: Thane police to scrutinise degrees of all registered pharmacists

The Thane Police has decided to conduct an inquiry of all registered pharmacists who are in association with the Maharashtra Pharmacy Council. The decision has been taken after four pharmacists were caught operating with bogus D.Pharm degree in Thane, Maharashtra. The Thane Crime Branch arrested the pharmacists for allegedly operating with a fake degree. Is […]

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Maneka Gandhi to sell rare ‘Mica’ paintings to raise funds for animal hospital

Maneka Gandhi is well-known for her love towards animals. In the past, she has always taken a very firm stand, when it comes protecting the welfare of animals. Now, she has gone ahead to help build an animal hospital in Raipur, Chhattisgarh by help raising funds for its construction. She has informed her desire on […]

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Chhattisgarh: Scientist find anti-cancer properties in rice

Researchers have claimed to have found anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice paddy in Chhattisgarh. The research stated that Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha which are three medicinal varieties of rice have cancer fighting abilities, said scientist Deepak Sharma to My Medical Mantra. These varieties were taken from the rice germplasm bank preserved in […]

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HIV/ AIDS patients to find a perfect match soon

The fear of contracting the disease combined with negative feelings, people have contributed towards the stigma that is associated with HIV/ AIDS. What makes it worse is the social taboo that is associated with the disease often forcing patients to keep the disease hidden from others. But, these patients also need support and care. So, […]

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