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Bigger tobacco warning put off

Its official now, the ambitious plan of pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packages of tobacco products is put off till further notification.

MBBS students who left midway can resume course

MBBS students who could not complete their under-graduate medical course in due time can complete their course from the point where they had left the course.

New Ebola vaccine safe, helpful?

In an interesting development, the results from the first phase trial on Ebola vaccine suggest that the new vaccine is safe and provokes an immune response.

Warning on 85 per cent of cigarette packs likely stubbed out

The ambitious plan of pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packages of tobacco products is likely to be stubbed out, even as Union health minister J.P.

Vaccination: JP Nadda seeks Asha workers’ aid

In his effort to accomplish the newly-launched Mission Indradhanush, the health ministry’s flagship programme to vaccinate all partially and unimmunised children, Union health minister J.P.

Move to stop ‘ghost faculty’

Teaching faculty in medical colleges will no longer be able to work in different medical colleges at the same time.

Tobacco use waning, shows WHO report

The world seems to be breathing easy after the release of new number on tobacco. New data has shown a declining rate of tobacco use and an increase in numbers of non-smokers.

Longer breastfeeding helps intelligence?

The longer a child is breastfed, the greater is the magnitude of benefits.

475 post-graduate medical seats approved

In its bid to increase the pool of competent and skilled medical specialists in the country, the government has approved 475 post-graduate (PG) medical seats.

US experts stand by study

A day after the government slammed the US-based study which suggested that H1N1 virus in India may have acquired mutations, making it more “severe and infectious”, the lead researcher of the study sai

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.