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PM Modi looks into botched up abortion

Seeks report from Centre, asks for stricter PC-PNDT, MTP Act.

28 May 2017 5:02 AM

Hookahs to be no longer allowed in hotels, eateries

The new rule will fix the loophole and will regulate the use of hookahs.

27 May 2017 2:00 AM

Pregnancy Act amendments on hold

The PMO has instead asked the ministry to strengthen the existing MTP and Pre Conception-Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act.

26 May 2017 6:04 AM

Govt may clear new drug to treat HIV kids

Cipla had conducted clinical trials in Uganda and Kenya and had already been supplying the drug pellets outside India.

25 May 2017 2:27 AM

175 drugs under lens, likely to be outlawed

The committee, set up in 2014, will review the submissions of the companies before the decision is taken.

24 May 2017 1:42 AM

Ministry plans ‘mandatory’ clinical trials for all drugs

However, in a departure, the health ministry has decided to make changes in the rules.

22 May 2017 1:27 AM

Global healthcare improves but inequalities on the rise: Study

Globally, the index increased from 40.7 in 1990 to 53.7 in 2015 and 167 countries saw healthcare access and quality significantly improve.

19 May 2017 6:33 AM

200 companies under pharma authority lens

The price regulator says about 201 formulations have allegedly been found without approval.

18 May 2017 1:30 AM

India’s answer to opera houses: Yoga parks

In the run up to Yoga Day, PM Modi has suggested setting up of yoga parks with minimum yoga training and other basic facilities.

17 May 2017 1:28 AM

Amitabh Bachchan will be face of measles elimination campaign

To dispel doubts among the Muslim community, veteran screenwriter and lyricist Javed Akhtar has also been asked to lend his services.

15 May 2017 2:12 AM