Despite the recent warning by the All India Nurses Federation that they could go on strike from September 2, the government on Monday said that it would not shy away from taking strict action if the s
Public health experts in India said that the presence of body fat, abdominal fat, pancreatic fat and a lower lean mass than white people are contributing to more metabolic and cardiovascular disease i
The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, cleared by the Union Cabinet, has been criticised by doctors and gay rights activists as “anti-liberal”. DR Soumya Swaminathan, director-general of the Indian Council of Medical Research, who had an important role in drafting the bill, in a candid talk with Teena Thacker justifies the new legislation citing how it will end exploitation of poor and vulnerable, and will actually help needy infertile Indian couples.
After surrogacy, a new bill to regulate Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is in the making now. Union health minister J.P.
In a major step to end animal testing, the Drug Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) — India’s highest health advisory board — has recommended a two-year phase out period for the “Draize” tests using rabb
Limited only to married Indian couples; no foreigners allowed.
After much dilly-dallying, the draft Surrogacy (Regulation) bill that aims to clip wings of renting-a-womb in India is likely to be taken up by the Cabinet on Wednesday.
Extensive efforts of the government to promote “Beti Bachao-Beti Padao” have failed to change ground realities. At least in the villages surrounding Badaun.
Introduced with an aim of enhancing enrolment and attendance of children in school, India’s free school lunch programme — popularly known as the mid day meal scheme — is also feeding “intolerance” and
Aside from the addictive fun of wandering down sidewalks looking for Pokemon, the augmented reality game Pokemon Go is having a lasting impact on health.