In what could be a significant warning for India, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the “subdued” P.
More than five years after the government suspended the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine trials in India in which some girls reportedly died after having been administered the vaccine used to preve
The documents accessed through the RTI Act by this newspaper reveal that soon after the report got published in The Asian Age, the health ministry initiated an inquiry and has finally found CMSS guilty
The ambitious plan of India to increase pictorial warning on tobacco products is likely to get further delayed.
Two new studies, both published in the Lancet, have suggested that two different classes of drugs, aromatase inhibitors (AIs) and bisphosphonates (which are usually used to treat osteoporosis), can ea
In a bid to ensure that tuberculosis cases in the country do not escape detection, a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based mapping and tagging of TB patients, which will provide a real time and a
In what could be a face-saving exercise before the upcoming Monsoon Session, the parliamentary panel on a subordinate legislation examining the provisions of cigarettes and other tobacco products met
The pre-Independence direct electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) — generally known as electroshock — used to treat mentally ill patients, may soon be banned in India.
After a rapid survey report on children (RSOC) reportedly portrayed Gujarat poorly, the Centre has sought to question the way the exercise was conducted by Unicef.
Soon, experts working in medical colleges will be able to share their surgical and interventional skills with one another, with the ministry of health proposing to set up telemedicine infrastructure i