After banning gutka, the government now proposes to prohibit zarda and khaini — the two most consumed chewing forms of smokeless tobacco.
In a significant move, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to end the use of animal experiments for undergraduate medical students and has asked the colleges to opt for alternatives to anim
The fate of six renowned medical colleges hang in balance as the Medical Council of India (MCI) has asked the Union health ministry to derecognise them after the regulatory body observed serious irregularities in these colleges. In a recent letter to the health ministry, the MCI has recommended the central government for initiating the action for withdrawal of Letter of Permission (LoP) and recognition granted to these colleges.
Popping painkillers can be harmful.
The Union health ministry on Thursday reconstituted the board of governors (BoG) of the Medical Council of India (MCI), making Dr R.K.
Iodine deficiency in pregnancy may have an adverse effect on children’s mental development, a study of around 1,000 mothers and their children published in The Lancet has revealed.
In a startling revelation, a recent study has revealed that bidi industry in Uttar Pradesh (UP) is openly flouting minimum wages act.
In a major development, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has in its new instruction manual for healthcare providers who examine victims of sexual assault suggested that rape survivors cou
The condition of the 23-year-old gangrape victim, being treated at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, deteriorated further on Friday evening. A medical bulletin issued by the hospital around 8.30 pm IST Friday evening said, “As of 9 pm (Singapore time) on 28 Dec, the patient’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Her vital signs are deteriorating with signs of severe organ failure.”