India to tweak definition of blindness to meet WHO stip...
The government is set to change a four-decade-old definition of blindness to bring it in line with the WHO criteria and ensure the Indian data on blindness meet

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Oats decoded...
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70% don’t know about periods till they have it: study...
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'Bacteria-enriched lotion may fight skin infections'...
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Protest intensifies after another doctor attacked at Mu...
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Health Ministry finds major urban rural divide in TB ca...
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Balancing act of being one with mind, body and soul...
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Father of two recounts emotional toll of recovering fro...
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Mumbai's 1st heart donee turns a year older...
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