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India to Increase Public Health Spending to 2.5% of GDP: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI:India is set to increase its public health spending to 2.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Read more..

AIIMS Doctor, Engineer Build Low-Cost Portable Ventilator

NEW DELHI:Sachin Sharma is a big fan of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and dreamed of devoting his entire life to the sport. This dream was… Read more..

Apollo Hospitals Creates Gunness World Records

MUMBAI:Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the leading super-specialty tertiary care hospital formed the Largest Human Image of a Human Bone and created a Guinness World Records®.… Read more..

Inflammatory Bowel Disease ups Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are four to five times at higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to researchers including one… Read more..

Delhi Govt Kicks off Work on Ambitious Health Card Project

NEW DELHI:Nine months after the Delhi government announced its plans to launch the ‘Aam Aadmi Health Card’, the health department has started work on the… Read more..

Health Ministry to Share Best Practices from States

NEW DELHI:Union health secretary Preeti Sudan inaugurated the ‘India Day’, an official side event organized jointly by the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW)… Read more..

VP Naidu Pushes for More Institutes, Rural Healthcare and ‘Make in India’

NEW DELHI:Stressing on improving healthcare, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said the government should aim to establish an AIIMS in every state headquarters. “One such institute… Read more..

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital Brings in New Treatment for Parkinson's in India

MUMBAI:Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in collaboration with Parkinson's Center of Excellence, Kings College, London, launch the revolutionary new modality for the treatment of Parkinson's for… Read more..

ABLE to Organize 2-day Bio-Economy Conclave from January 31

BENGALURU:The Association of Biotechnology Led Entrepreneurs (ABLE) is now gearing up to organize the two-day event BioEconomy Conclave from January 31 to February 1, 2019… Read more..

Air pollution cause of 1 in 8 deaths

NEW DELHI:India, with 18% of the world’s population, has a disproportionately high 26% of the global premature deaths and disease burden due to air pollution.… Read more..

Apollo Hospitals Completes more than 50,000 Cardiac Surgeries

CHENNAI:Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has completed more than 50,000 cardiac surgeries. This includes 22,300 beating heart surgeries since the inception of the Beating Heart Surgery Programme… Read more..

Japanese Airline Introduces Traditional Food for Passengers

TOKYO:Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has recently announced its new in-flight menu which consists of many local dishes.The Taste of Japan by ANA project… Read more..