Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 | Last Update : 08:07 PM IST

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Centre pushes for e-payment in hospitals

Post demonitisation, the health ministry had sent instructions to all government hospitals to start digital payment of hospital bills.

24 Apr 2017 1:40 AM

Patients caught in war of generic, branded drugs

Pharmaceutical companies focus their marketing budgets to give incentives to doctors so that they promote their ‘expensive’ branded drugs.

24 Apr 2017 1:10 AM

Drug to ease cancer pain legal again

Dextropropoxyphene was banned four years ago in India.

22 Apr 2017 2:04 AM

After PM Modi nudge, govt push for generic drugs

The PM on Monday had said that government would put in place a legal framework to ensure doctors prescribe generic medicines.

19 Apr 2017 3:04 AM

Ministry working on new regulation for milk banks

There is a substantial online trade in breast milk in the US, where women advertise their expressed milk for sale.

16 Apr 2017 6:54 AM

Notice to hospitals on stent overcharge

NPPA found hospitals involved in discrepancies in bill where the type of stent used is not mentioned.

15 Apr 2017 1:13 AM

New taxi guidelines to ensure women’s safety

Policy mandates a glass or metal mesh between the driver and back seats.

12 Apr 2017 2:18 AM

Health ministry for imposition of tobacco tax

Each year, about 10 lakh Indians die from tobacco-related diseases.

11 Apr 2017 5:21 AM

No headway in Centre’s plan to cap drug prices

Trading margin is the margin which wholesalers and retailers earn by selling the medicine.

10 Apr 2017 5:51 AM

Study: Kota moves to change fans in a bid to reduce suicides

Statistics show that fear of failure is more potent than fear of death. Will innovative methods to deflect those on a suicidal path be effective?

09 Apr 2017 5:55 AM