October 27, 2014
With Section 144 having been applied by Bangalore City Police in the area of one kilometre radius around the Department of Health and Family Welfare near Anand Rao Circle, which has the Commission...
October 20, 2014
The US Department of Defense said on Sunday the military is creating a 30-member team which will be tasked with providing emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country.<...
October 8, 2014
The regulatory framework on clinical trials needs a coherent set of stand-alone rules. This will not only ensure adherence to the principles laid down by the Supreme Court but also give impetus to the clinical trials industry in India, currently languishing due to an uncertain regulatory environment
September 25, 2014
Retired army doctor, Lt. Col. P. Nandakumar relives his experiences in South Sudan where he served as part of the global Doctors without Borders initiative
September 21, 2014
The ailing rural health sector needs more specialists in the general medical care, according to Yogesh Jain, founding member and secretary of Jana Swasthya Sahyog (JSS), an NGO.
August 20, 2014
World-class critical care management is now a reality in the State. Before Nightingale’s arrival on the scene, mortality rate of hospitalised soldiers was as high as 40 per cent, thanks to lack of critical care and high rate of infection. After her arrival, it fell to 2 per cent.
August 12, 2014
Speaking to The Hindu, the doctors expressed their fear of the gradual spread of the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria and wanted to "immediately return to India"
August 11, 2014
With risks of Ebola virus infection spreading far and wide by travelling passengers every day, Nepal is yet to set up a quarantine facility at its only international airport in its capital. On Sun...
August 2, 2014
Over the last 21 years, 46-year-old R. Ethirajan, a resident of Saidapet, has donated blood nearly 40 times. There is no particular incident that moved this employee of Central Bank of India, Parr...
July 25, 2014
M. Nagaiah, grandfather of Abhinandu and Sharath, who were injured in the Masaipet accident, had been running around the corridors of Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, since morning to have an update...
October 21, 2014
The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is the primary vector that causes dengue in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts. Senior doctors believe the number of fatalities in the city may be more than what has been officially reported. »
October 9, 2014
SORT's target is to continue to promote the idea of organ donation through awareness programmes.
October 6, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the framework of a health care system in terms of its basic building blocks. These include “delivery of effective, safe, quality personal and n...
September 25, 2014
TARGET: To reach out to children suffering from various life threatening ailments like cancer, thalassaemia, nephrotic syndrome, hepatitis-B etc with financial and med...
September 8, 2014
Most of the north-eastern states have started medical check-up of people who recently visited some of the countries where there are reports of Ebola outbreak. Health officials in Tripura and Mizor...
August 15, 2014
Owners of Livewell Healthcare struck PPP deal with Conakry to revive govt. medical centre
August 12, 2014
Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar on Monday told the Assembly that a regional centre for organ transplant would be set up. The establishment of the centre follows a series of communications between...
August 5, 2014
Chaos reigned supreme at Gandhi Hospital on Tuesday with senior doctors hailing from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh almost coming to blows on the issue of nativity. As a result, medical services, in...
August 1, 2014
Following a ruling by the High Court, Medical Council of India directs doctors to write prescriptions only in capital letters. A two-member Bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Joythi Senguptha and Justice Sanjay Kumar had taken up the case for hearing on 24, February
June 22, 2014
Funds to be set apart to purchase requisite medicines for the victims