The Union health ministry and the Medical Council of India (MCI) are at loggerheads once again. This time over the amendments in teachers’ eligibility qualification recently done by the MCI.
On the eve of the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mega project Jan Dhan Yojana, aimed at opening one crore bank accounts on Day 1, all Union ministers have been asked to travel across India t
In a major boost for Pharma industry, scientists and medical universities, India is all set to have its first ever National Animal Resource facility for biomedical research which will have animals of
In a bid to improve medical education in the country, the Union health ministry is considering an “exit exam” for MBBS students.
Experts differ on allowing transgenders and foreigners
In a startling revelation, experts have found that a higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers.
Soon it may be illegal to smoke under 25 years of age.
The code of ethics for doctors restricts them from accepting gifts from pharmaceutical companies and health sector firms
Electronic-cigarettes (electronic nicotine delivery systems-ENDS), the new fad among tobacco users, are all set to be banned in India.
The first human trial of a new vaccine developed appears likely to offer protection against chikungunya virus, a mosquito-borne infection, according to a study published in The Lancet.