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Nelson Mandela, who is although seriously sick, is the one making decisions about his own fate, his daughter has said.The comments were made by Zindzi in a joint interview with mother, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, with British television ITN.They both were critical of public discussions about whether or not the family should keep the ailing Nobel peace laureate alive, reports.

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Number of polio cases radically down: Azad
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 05:06pm
 Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday said the new bivalent polio vaccines have brought down the number of polio cases to just 39, from 800 last year.

Finger length clue to risk of prostate cancer?
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 04:49pm
A man's risk of prostate cancer can be gauged by looking at his hands - those with index fingers longer than ring fingers are significantly less likely to develop the disease, according to a study.
Azad invites private sector in healthcare infra
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 04:46pm
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday urged the private sector to participate in the  health ministry's project of building hospitals and medical colleges on land owned by the railways.
Douse that anger with spoonful of sugar
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 04:46pm
High sugar levels seem to help control aggression and prevent loss of temper, so indicates a study.
Unicef teams up with West Bengal for total sanitation campaign
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 04:42pm
With a view to improve sanitation and hygiene and safe water in West Bengal, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has joined hands with the West Bengal government to roll out a total sanitation campaign Dec 1-7 across the state.
How swallowing worms can heal ulcerative colitis
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 04:07pm
A man who swallowed worm eggs to relieve symptoms of ulcerative colitis has shed new light on how worms promote healing in the intestine. 

Focus on states with low AIDS prevalence, high vulnerability: Azad
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 01:53pm
As World AIDS Day was observed Dec 1, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad called for focusing, under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), on states with low prevalence of the infection but high vulnerability.

NCDC to be apex disease controlling body
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 01:51pm
The union cabinet Wednesday approved the health ministry's proposal for declaring the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the apex institute for communicable diseases on the lines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at Atlanta in the US. 

Third Red Ribbon Express to spread AIDS awareness planned
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 12:22pm
The second Red Ribbon Express, after criss-crossing the country, concluded its AIDS awareness journey in the capital Wednesday to mark World AIDS Day. The government said it is contemplating a third such
train with more facilities.
Number of AIDS cases fall in Himachal
Thursday - Dec 02, 2010, 12:21pm
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday said the state has registered a sharp decline in the number of HIV/AIDS cases over the past few years.
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