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Why most doctors wish to die ‘in peace’

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New York, June 1  Unlike what they actually practice - pursuing aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for terminally-ill patients - most physicians would like to forego it for themselves, a new study reveals.

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06/01/14
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Goodbye root canals? Researchers use lasers to regrow parts of teeth

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Washington, June 1 -- Anyone who has had a root canal done knows how painful the procedure can be.

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06/01/14
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Indian-American doctor admits taking bribes for referrals

New York, March 27 (IANS) An Indian-American pediatrician with a New York practice has admitted he accepted bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running scheme operated by a New Jersey diagnostic laboratory.

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03/29/14
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Indian-American physicians lobby for Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

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Washington, Feb 4 -- Leaders of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) have met with key US senators seeking their support for the confirmation of Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General.

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02/04/14
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Indians in America prefer light skinned people, find them more attractive: Small study

Washington -- A vast majority of Indian Americans have an aesthetic preference for lighter skinned people and consider those with darker skin to be less attractive, according to a study conducted by an Indian-American dermatologist.

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12/02/13
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Obama to nominate Indian American Vivek Hallegere Murthy as surgeon general

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Washington -- President Barack Obama plans to nominate Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, the Indian-American head of a doctors group that promotes his signature healthcare law to be the next US surgeon general.

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11/15/13
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Diabetes and TB interlinked, say doctors

New Delhi -- In more bad news for people diagnosed with diabetes, the lifestyle disease has now been linked to an increased incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in patients.

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11/15/13
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New medical township in Kerala beckons foreign health tourists

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Kochi -- A medical township comprising nine superspeciality hospitals - offering the latest state-of-the-art technology to treat a host of diseases including cancer - is coming up in Kochi with an eye to promote Kerala as a top medical health tourism destination.

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11/08/13
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AAPI India summit to focus on health information technology

Washington -- A Global Healthcare Summit organised by an influential body of Indian American physicians in Ahmadabad in January would focus on how to use modern technology more effectively in providing efficient care to patients.

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11/08/13
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Ghana committee to probe import of India-made drug

Accra (Ghana) -- Ghana's health ministry has set up a ministerial committee to investigate the import from India of an anti-malarial medicine for children, Gsunate Plus, recently banned by the country's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).

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10/25/13
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