October 15, 2013
Rapid urbanisation has led to a need for more primary health centres. The suburbs and extended areas especially, cry out for attention
August 23, 2013
Kerala writer Reba Paul is convinced that if a woman is allowed to experience birth without fear, she becomes hugely liberated and empowered.
August 1, 2013
It might take years to put in place required medical infrastructure in the new AP capital
July 25, 2013
As she flaunts her six-pack abs, Kiran Dembla shares with Neeraja Murthy her amazing journey from being a homemaker to a celebrity fitness trainer »
July 21, 2013
Nobody to care for the caregivers:
The national Capital is facing an acute shortage of affordable, well-trained and reliable home caregivers or attendants for the aged, the disabled and the terminally ill. The Hindu
looks at the pitfalls of the gap in this crucial demand-supply cycle.
Adequate labour laws still elude trained homecare attendants in this very nascent and unorganised industry. »
July 19, 2013
On a quiet lane in J.P. Nagar I Phase, a whirlwind is at work. Amid colourful piles of handmade paper, Saraswathy Ganapathy, project director of the Belaku Trust, is answering phones, scribbling n...
June 29, 2013
A 30-year-old woman with a rare medical anomaly where the main portal vein was absent and blood was bypassing the liver, underwent a corrective surgery at Sunshine Hospitals. The patient who...
May 30, 2013
Agitated over the Planning Commission’s reported move to heavily involve the corporate sector in rolling out the universal healthcare (UHC), health activists have written to Prime Minister Manmohan...
May 21, 2013
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan is recovering speedily after fracturing his spine in a freak accident at an election campaign meeting and is expected to leave hospital on Wednesday, party...
May 6, 2013
The staff of the KGH will provide full attention to all the tribals who come there for treatment, deputy superintendent of KGH Venkateswara Reddy said.He was addressing the members of Visakhapatnam...
September 18, 2013
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday permitted Fortis Hospital Ltd., Bangalore, to undertake transplantation of kidney and liver as part of the licence granted to the hospital to conduct transplant...
August 17, 2013
Low bed occupancy by children in private hospitals, glaring discrepancy between referral and admissions, and lack of data on the use of private hospital beds by children have been identified as key...
July 26, 2013
Findings of study can help patients demand greater transparency on prices »
July 21, 2013
Your mobile caller tune will now dispense preventive tips to tackle lifestyle diseases, courtesy a countrywide awareness campaign by WHO
July 20, 2013
Tips to deal with snake bites. The last in the series on handling common medical emergencies.
July 13, 2013
Quick tips on dealing with dog bites.
June 11, 2013
They tell you how it feels to be behind the wheels of an ambulance, racing against time and death. Breaking one-ways, jumping lanes, overtaking are all allowed as ambulance drivers.
May 29, 2013
A 61-year-old woman from Mukkam, who passed away at a private hospital in Kozhikode city on Tuesday, is suspected to be the first victim of dengue fever in the district this year. Additional...
May 9, 2013
Doctors at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals here claim to have successfully performed “a very risky bilateral Total Hip Replacement (THR) surgery” on a Nigerian national suffering from sickle cell dis...
May 4, 2013
How does one deal with heat cramps? Beginning a new column on how to handle common medical emergencies.