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Thirty new cases of swine flu in Agra

Agra , March 5

With over 30 new cases of suspected swine flu being reported here on Wednesday, the state health department has sounded an alert.

Swine flu toll rises to 16 in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow , March 5

With the death of two more persons, including a Congress leader, the toll due to swine flu in Uttar Pradesh rose to 16, health officials said on Thursday.

Swine flu death toll rises to 295 in Rajasthan

Jaipur , March 4

The death toll in swine flu is inching towards the 300 mark in Rajasthan as nine more deaths were reported on Wednesday.

Centre assisting states on swine flu, Delhi HC told

New Delhi , March 4

The central government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has been assisting state governments affected by swine flu, by providing logistic support for drugs and masks.

17 kg tumour removed from woman's abdomen

New Delhi , March 4

In a procedure that lasted over eight hours, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here have successfully removed a 17-kg tumour from the abdomen of a woman, a statement said on Wednesday.

Extra oxygen could help you fight cancer

New York , March 5

In a major breakthrough, researchers have found that just breathing in extra oxygen could spurt the growth of tumour-fighting cells, thereby improving cancer treatment.

Swine flu: UAE advises citizens against travelling to India

Dubai , March 5

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi warned its citizens against travelling to India due to the spread of swine flu.

Swine flu cases reach 167 in Bengal

Kolkata , March 4

A total of 21 fresh cases of swine flu have been detected in West Bengal, taking the total number of positive cases to 167, an official said on Wednesday.

Swine flu toll in Telangana mounts to 59

Hyderabad , March 4

The toll due to swine flu in Telangana has risen to 59 with the death of one more person, officials said on Wednesday.

India to host 22nd World Congress on fertility

New Delhi , March 4

India will host the 22nd world congress on fertility which aims to promote education and research in the field of reproductive medicine and also raise the standards of its practice.