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Diet change may help save water: Lancet

The experts looked specifically at India, where approximately half of the usable water is currently required for irrigation.

05 Apr 2017 12:42 AM

Special trains to spread awareness on key diseases

Health ministry has suggested the Railways to generate awareness about dietary and lifestyle-related risk factors of NCDs.

04 Apr 2017 3:39 AM

Bullet lodged near brain of Yemen citizen removed

Naseer suffered the injury when Houthi rebels stormed his house in Yemen.

02 Apr 2017 2:32 AM

India inches closer to banning child labour

Cabinet ratifies ILO convention 182 and convention 138, thereby prohibiting children under the age of 18 from work.

01 Apr 2017 1:19 AM

Stents, drugs, condoms set to get dearer

The decision has come as a sigh of relief for manufacturers which had last year saw two per cent price reduction.

31 Mar 2017 6:19 AM

Firms to fortify edible oil with vitamin A and D

Almost 50-90 per cent of the Indian population, across all socio-economic groups, suffers from vitamin A and D deficiencies.

28 Mar 2017 2:14 AM

Two ministries in turf war over control of pharma watchdog

Chemicals and fertilisers ministry seeks to take over the health ministry’s major revenue generating wing.

27 Mar 2017 1:53 AM

Resistance risk for new TB drugs, claims study

TB kills more people every year than any other infectious disease, including AIDS, claims the report.

24 Mar 2017 12:23 AM

New AIIMS in mess, PM Modi steps in

Modi asks Cabinet secy to ensure setting up of institutes.

23 Mar 2017 3:29 AM

GoM formed to review junking MCI

Draft National Medical Commi-ssion Bill, 2016 seeks to set up new apex medical body.

19 Mar 2017 1:45 AM