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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

Abbott’s dissolvable stent to be replaced by Indian absorbable scaffold

The move came following the results of two big research trials that raised safety concerns in using the device.

08 Apr 2017 3:58 PM

25 per cent in 13-15 age group in India are depressed: WHO

WHO said that in 2012 the estimated suicide rate per 1 lakh people in India (15–29 years) was 35.5.

07 Apr 2017 3:14 AM

‘1 in 10 dies of smoking worldwide’

Policymakers need renewed efforts to tackle the epidemic, says a study by The Lancet.

06 Apr 2017 6:55 AM