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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

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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

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Pneumonia vaccine to be part of immunisation plan

Nearly 25 per cent of the 1.4m children below the age of five that die every year globally due to the disease are from India.

13 May 2017 3:17 AM

Drug resistant TB spike in 20 years: Study

Lancet predicts steep rise in India, Philippines, Russia & South Africa.

10 May 2017 1:35 AM

Punctual health ministry employees to get awards

Significantly, arrival in the office after 9.30 am and departure from office before 5 pm will be reckoned as half day casual leave.

08 May 2017 12:40 AM

NPPA warns manufacturers about unavaialbility of stents

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has ensured that the price cap will not stop regular supply of the stents

03 May 2017 3:17 PM

Govt’s ‘Digital India’ push fails to help disabled

Despite guidelines, all major govt websites lack electronic accessibility.

30 Apr 2017 6:32 AM

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India allows controversial stents

Drug regulator asks for clinic trials of stents red-flagged by US, EU, Australia.

29 Apr 2017 5:59 AM

Killer smoke: Bidi is the deadliest, says new survey

The study found that bidi smoking was more popular in India than in Bangladesh or Pakistan.

27 Apr 2017 2:26 AM

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

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