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DCGI tightens control on cosmetics tested on animals

To further tighten noose on the import of cosmetics tested on animals and ensure that such products do not enter the country the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr G.N.

Veterinary ultrasound used for sex selection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent initiative to post a selfie with daughter to promote equal rights for girl child may have created a storm but the preference for son continues to remain strong fo

Maggi is safe to eat, says UK food regulator

Maggi is safe to eat, says UK food regulator (Representational image)

In a major relief for Nestle, the UK’s food safety regulator on Wednesday gave a clean chit to Maggi, confirming that the levels of lead in the product is well within the EU permissible levels and the

Health ministry, HRD to tackle dengue together

With the dengue season approaching, the Union health ministry has decided to join hands with the human resources development (HRD) ministry so that information regarding keeping the surroundings clean

Nestle begins to destroy tonnes of Maggi noodles

Nestle begins to destroy tonnes of Maggi noodles

Even though Nestlé India has challenged the ban in the court on its popular noodles imposed by India’s food safety regulator claiming that its Maggi noodles are completely safe, the company has starte

JP Nadda to review Northeast health state

In a bid to give further push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s priority to the Northeast region, Union health minister J.P.

Health ministry to present revised RSBY scheme

Aiming to introduce a refined Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) which has recently been transfered to the ministry of health and family welfare from the labour ministry, the health ministry will gi

Rebuild regular services for survivors: World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said the health of people who survived the killer earthquakes in Nepal could be at risk if regular services were not rebuilt and restored on a priority.

AIDS epidemic may ‘rebound’: UN

In what could be a serious warning for countries, a new report has urged that the World must drastically accelerate AIDS efforts or face more HIV infections and deaths than five years ago.

Ebola led to 74,000 extra untreated malaria cases?

In a startling revelation, a new research has suggested that the Ebola epidemic in Guinea may have led to 74,000 extra untreated cases of malaria in 2014.

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.