Third-hand Smoke Can Damage One's Respiratory System

WASHINGTON:The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists found even third-hand smoke could do harm to one's respiratory health by changing gene expressions.The study… Read more..

Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps May Pose Cybersecurity Risk

NEW DELHI:With the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing a warning to health care providers this week that certain Medtronic insulin pumps have potential… Read more..

Working on Long Term Plan to Deal with AES: Govt

NEW DELHI:The government is working on a long term plan to deal with the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has left over 100 children dead… Read more..

Suppliers Stop Drug Delivery to BMC Hospitals

MUMBAI:Civic-run hospitals in Mumbai might face shortage of medicines from Thursday with suppliers suspending drug supply to protest blacklisting of their colleague since Tuesday.The Brihanmumbai… Read more..

Women's Agricultural Labour Cause of Malnutrition in Rural India

LONDON:In order to improve women's lives and household nutrition and health outcomes in rural India, policies need to be context-specific, taking into consideration factors such… Read more..

SCTIMST-MPI Joint Venture to Produce Animal Tissue for Medical Devices

THIRUVANANTHAPIURAM:The first collection of  animal tissue for medical use from the 'GMP Tissue Harvesting facility for Medical Devices' established at Meat Products of India (MPI)… Read more..

Bihar Minister Orders Probe into Litchi-link in AES Deaths

PATNA:In view of the rising encephalitis deaths in Bihar, state Health Minister Prem Kumar on Friday ordered a probe to investigate if consumption of the… Read more..

Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund launches Aditya Birla Sun Life Pharma & Healthcare Fund

MUMBAI:Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund, the mutual fund arm of Aditya Birla Capital Limited, has launched the Aditya Birla Sun Life Pharma & Healthcare… Read more..

WB Doctors Agree to Call Off Strike During Meeting with Mamata

KOLKATA:The protesting doctors in West Bengal on Monday agreed to withdraw their week-long stir after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced steps to scale up security… Read more..

Bengal Striking Doctors Want Open Door Meeting with Mamata

KOLKATA:The striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Monday reiterated their demand to hold an open door meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in presence… Read more..

Doctors at Delhi's AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital Call off Strike

NEW DELHI:The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Saturday called off its day-long strike announced… Read more..

Doctors Across India on Day-long Strike in Solidarity with Kolkata Medicos

NEW DELHI:The doctors’ strike that started in Kolkata earlier this week has now spread across India with the doctors’ association of AIIMS showing full support… Read more..