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Compulsory HIV screening during pregnancy likely

The agenda of the government now is to reduce mother-to-child transmission.

16 Jan 2017 2:21 AM

India beats polio vaccine crisis with new policy

India introduced IPV as part of global polio endgame strategy.

13 Jan 2017 1:44 AM

Irked health ministry won’t send tableau

The issue was even taken up at the “higher level”, but nothing went in favour of health ministry.

11 Jan 2017 3:16 AM

Ad says not safe for kids, Coke in damage control

Coca Cola spokesperson Ishteyaque Amjad, however, said “the product is safe for children.”

06 Jan 2017 5:02 AM

Living next to traffic ups dementia?

Study found no link between traffic exposure and Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis.

05 Jan 2017 1:22 AM

Now, fortified food to carry special logo

The FSSAI made it mandatory for the manufacturers to ensure that the level of fortified food should neither fall below the minimum level.

04 Jan 2017 3:39 AM

Age Exclusive: Sex education still a taboo for govt

Decision on content of Centre’s book for adolescents taken at ‘higher level’.

29 Dec 2016 1:04 AM

Health ministry joins clean drive

“The objective is to make those CHCs high quality in terms of infection control and hygiene,” said an official.

28 Dec 2016 2:48 AM

Karnataka, Odisha upset over Neet ‘language bias’

Both the states have never conducted the exam in their language and have always preferred English as their choice of language.

25 Dec 2016 3:51 AM

Ebola vaccine coming soon?

The vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, was studied in a trial involving 11,841 people in Guinea during 2015.

23 Dec 2016 3:53 AM