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In a first in India, Pune Woman Gives Birth from her Mother's Womb

PUNE:A 28-year-old woman who had undergone a uterus transplant gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital here Thursday. A doctor who treated… Read more..

Nearly 800 Dietary Supplements Contained Unapproved Drug Ingredients

Nearly 800 dietary supplements sold over the counter from 2007 through 2016 contained unapproved drug ingredients, a new analysis of US Food and Drug Administration… Read more..

Kerala Health Department to Check Diabetic Retinopathy

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:With Kerala fast turning into a diabetes capital, the Health Department has stepped in with measures to identify diabetic retinopathy (DR), a diabetes complication that… Read more..

PMJAY First Step Towards Universal Health Coverage

NEW DELHI:Describing the recently launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) as a “tremendous” first step towards universal health coverage, World Health Organisation deputy director-general… Read more..

No Need to Panic, Zika Outbreak Under Control: Health Minister

NEW DELHI:The Health Ministry on Tuesday appealed to people not to panic and assured them that the Zika outbreak was under control, after 29 people… Read more..

Rajasthan: 29 People Test Positive in Biggest Zika Outbreak in History of India

JAIPUR:Twenty-nine people from Rajasthan have tested positive for Zika virus, said senior officials of the state’s Health Department on Tuesday. According to the officials, the… Read more..

Daily Use of Aspirin Can Cut Down Risk of Liver Cancer

Regular use of aspirin — defined as taking two or more standard-dose tablets a week for over five years — may reduce the risk of… Read more..

NHA Issues Circular Advising States to Identify Eligible PMJAY Beneficiaries

NEW DELHI:The National Health Agency (NHA), responsible for implementing the PMJAY, in a circular has advised states to authorise district collectors and district magistrates to… Read more..

Kidney Racket Probe: Panel to Submit Report in 10 days

After alleged corruption in the approval process put the kidney transplant procedure of 40-year-old Jamaluddin Khan in limbo, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research… Read more..

Nobel Medicine Prize 2018: James Allison, Tasaku Honjo Honoured for ‘Immune Checkpoint’ Cancer Thera

James P Allison of US and Tasaku Honjo of Japan jointly won the Nobel Medicine Prize for their discovery of cancer therapy by “inhibition of… Read more..

Write Prescription in Clear, Capital Letters: Jharkhand Govt to Doctors

DHANBAD:The Jharkhand government has made it mandatory for government and private doctors to write prescriptions for patients in capital letters.In a notification issued on Friday,… Read more..

Many Packaged Products are Made with Blood-Clogging Canola Oil

People think because they’re shopping at a popular “natural foods” retailer that whatever they pick up is always a safe, clean and healthy option compared… Read more..

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