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Girls Should Focus On Fitness And Not Looks: Shilpa Shetty

In a candid conversation with Harbeen Arora, Global Chairperson of All Ladies League and Women Economic Forum, Shilpa Shetty avowed that girls need to focus more on their health and less on how they look

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Best CFO Awards 2016-17 | Acquire And Grow

How Ashok Modi planned aggressive growth without stressing the balance sheet

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OmniActive Scouting For More Acquisitions; May Raise Second Round Of Private Capital

An intensive research focused OmniActive currently supplies ingredients to several global clients, including large healthcare, nutrition and consumer staples companies

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Torrent Completes Acquisition Of Novartis Brands

Torrent Pharmaceuticals has completed the acquisition of Regestrone and Pregachieve brands in India from Swiss drug major Novartis AG

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Global Medical-technology Companies, Modi Govt Locked In Tussle After Stent Price Sting

The lobbying effort by Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson and others comes after the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in February set a price cap for stents -- small wire-mesh structures used to treat blocked arteries -- slashing prices that patients pay for some devices by about 75 per cent.

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Lack Of Physical, Mental Strength Key Deterrent For Indian Parents To Fulfil Own Dreams: Abbott Dream Survey

India could be home to the world's largest youth population with more than 50 per cent of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65 per cent below the age of 35

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World Malaria Day: Cause, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Malaria, a preventable and treatable disease, affects around 3.3 billion people in 106 countries every year. India accounts for 2 million confirmed malaria cases and over 1,000 deaths annually

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Affordable Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mused recently that the pharmaceutical and medical device industries were upset with his government’s decision to bring down the price of cardiac stents and other healthcare products, including drugs

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Risky Bet Of An Indian Fund House

After Piramal Healthcare sold its India formulation business to Abbott in 2010 for $3.7 billion, the group toyed with several ideas to re-deploy the money. But chairman Ajay Piramal was clear about the new business he wanted to get into. Financial services

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Ministries And Bodies Come Together To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

On 19 April, 11 ministries, including health, environment, agriculture, food and public distribution, came together for an inter-ministerial consultation to finalise a National Action Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance

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High Rate Of Insomnia In Corporates

Insomnia also has been shown to negatively affect daytime functioning, including workplace productivity, as well as workplace and public safety

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World Health Day: India's Health Report Is 'Unhealthy'

The Indian health story needs a re-write, and the Health sector should be one of the major concerns for the government, as to be the fastest growing economy, you need people who are mentally and physically fit

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Understanding Depression This World Health Day

A better understanding of what depression is, and how it can be prevented and treated, will help reduce the stigma associated with the condition and lead to more people seeking help

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