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After flak, government to raise medical research funds

The health ministry stated that an additional Rs 200 crore has been agreed for ICMR in 2016-2017.

03 Dec 2016 6:55 AM

Rajya Sabha may take up bill on disability today

The new draft bill proposes to expand the list of disabilities from seven to 21.

02 Dec 2016 1:18 AM

WHO’s green signal to HIV self-testing

Today, 40 per cent of all people with HIV (over 14 million) remain unaware of their status.

01 Dec 2016 2:58 AM

Self testing for HIV patients promoted by WHO

HIV self-testing involves the use of oral Fluid or finger pricks to determine an individual’s personal HIV status in a private setting.

30 Nov 2016 6:23 PM

Fairy Queen chugs down memory track

The schedule was not easy and the team worked continually for seven months for the task thought impossible.

30 Nov 2016 2:55 AM

WCD ministry urges food fortification

Proposal to add vitamins, minerals to flour, oil awaits Cabinet nod.

27 Nov 2016 2:54 AM

Rules to bar misleading health claims over food

New regulations also prohibit the manufacturers from making tall claims that their products can cure diseases or have drug-like efficacy.

26 Nov 2016 4:13 AM

After 85 years, JRD’s Leopard Moth to take off again

The project was put on hold for a while as Air India, which is already a loss making company, could not support it.

22 Nov 2016 1:01 AM

In 40 years, 100 per cent global rise in number of BP patients

Significantly, the report published in the Lancet found that men had higher blood pressure than women in most world regions in 2015.

16 Nov 2016 3:30 AM

Government wants abortion rights for all women in India

The MTP Act in India came into existence in 1971 and was amended in 2003 to facilitate better access to women.

15 Nov 2016 1:23 AM