New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Delhi Medical Association (DMA) on Saturday called Delhi government's decision to cancel the licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, after it erroneously declared a newborn dead, "irrational and autocratic".
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Calling it a momentous achievement, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday declared India free of Infective Trachoma, which has been a leading cause of infectious blindness among children.
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Researchers have identified 17 new gene variants associated with a longer lifespan - increasing their numbers from the existing eight to 25.
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A British internet "prankster" had to be freed by firefighters after cementing his head inside a microwave oven, the media reported.
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) People with diabetes may soon be able to go on a vacation without their glucose monitoring kits with them. Researchers have developed a smartphone case and app that can record and track their blood glucose readings, whether they are.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Thursday directed all the Chief Ministers to adopt and implement the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 so that malpractice in private hospitals can be curbed.
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) Doctors have detected changes in the brain of 10-year-old Zion Harvey from the US who was the first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Global drug firm Mylan on Thursday launched a tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B among adults, the first in eight years to be approved for the management of chronic disease in India.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Online eyewear retailer Lenskart has partnered with Israel-based start-up 6over6 to enable users to determine power of their lenses fitted in their eyeglasses through a smartphone application.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Aiming to simplify the treatment procedure under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), beneficiaries have been permitted to undergo treatment at any empanelled private hospital without the requirement of a referral (permission) letter.
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) A 65-year-old Bengaluru woman, who lost her hands and vision due to leprosy, was enrolled for an Aadhaar card without the mandatory biometrics of her iris and fingerprints to restore her monthly welfare pension, her doctor said.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Cuba have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the health sector such as regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and information.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has inked an MoU with Rotary India to provide support and accelerate the efforts under Polio Eradication Programme, Routine Immunisation including Mission Indradhanush, said an official statement.
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Implanting artificial ovaries may be a more safer, natural and effective alternative in menopausal women who face hot flashes, sleep problems, weight gain, and bone deterioration due to the loss of ovarian function, a mice study has suggested.
Nanjing (China), Dec 6 (IANS) When Yuan Wenlong called his daughter's mobile phone lost near an island in the Pacific Ocean, the last thing he expected was that it will be answered by a Chinese voice.