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Issue detailed bills to patients mentioning cost of stents Minister

New Delhi, March 14 National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has directed hospitals to issue detailed bills to the patients, specifically and separately mentioning the cost of the coronary stents, along with the brand name of the manufacturer and importer, batch number and other details, said Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday.

Issue detailed bills to patients mentioning cost of stents Minister

New Delhi, March 14 National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has directed hospitals to issue detailed bills to the patients, specifically and separately mentioning the cost of the coronary stents, along with the brand name of the manufacturer and importer, batch number and other details, said Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday.

‘Stem cell treatment can cure blood platelet problems’

New Delhi, March 14 Stem cell treatment, which is effective in several health conditions, including spinal problems, can also help cure extreme blood platelet problems such as thrombocytopenia, say doctors.

148-kg Aurangabad woman ‘crowd-funds’ bariatric surgery

Mumbai, March 14 A 148-kg woman hailing from a poor family hopes to get a new lease of life after she managed to 'crowd-fund' her bariatric surgery, an official said here on Tuesday.

B vitamins may reduce harmful effects of air pollution

New York, March 14 Taking B vitamins may reduce some of the adverse effects of air pollution, suggest results of a limited human trial.

B vitamins may reduce harmful effects of air pollution

New York, March 14 Taking B vitamins may reduce some of the adverse effects of air pollution, suggest results of a limited human trial.

Dual-antibody therapy suppresses HIV-like virus in monkeys

New York, March 14 Scientists have, in a monkey model of HIV, discovered that a dual-antibody therapy can boost the immune system to effectively control the infection and prevent deadly virus from returning for an extended period.

First 3-D structure of DNA in a cell developed

London, March 14 In a first, scientists have created the three-dimensional (3-D) structures of intact mammalian genomes from individual cells, leading to a potential advance of stem cells in medicine.

Rare joint-replacement surgery enables man walk after decade

New Delhi, March 14 In the world's second such case, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has given a new lease of life to a 20-year-old man by performing a rare quadruple joint replacement surgery that enabled him to sit and walk after more than a decade.

Follow Mediterranean diet to improve sperm quality

London, March 14 Following a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and low-fat dairy products, and low in processed meat may help improve sperm quality in men, suggests new research.

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