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Indian healthcare known globally for excellence, affordability & advanced infra: JP Nadda
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India’s healthcare sector is globally known for its excellence, affordability, and advanced infrastructure, said Jagat Prakash Nadda, who on Tuesday took charge as the new Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
2024-06-11
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics/Science/Tech/National,
Jannat Zubair reacts with a 'why not’ to ‘Phulwa’ returning on TV: 'These shows are iconic'
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Actress Jannat Zubair, who is currently seen in 'Laughter Chefs Unlimited Entertainment', expressed her desire for the 'iconic' show 'Phulwa' to return to the small screen.
2024-06-09
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Bollywood/Entertainment,
Need to focus more on achieving health equality in India: Poonam Muttreja
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) From the Ayushman Bharat scheme to digital health innovations, India has achieved significant milestones in the health sector in the last five years, and now the focus must shift to achieving equality, said Poonam Mutreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India.
2024-06-04
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
UPI helped India fight Covid-19 pandemic better than the world: PM Modi (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) facility played a significant role in India's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, even as several prosperous countries faced problems, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told IANS on Monday.
2024-05-27
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Society/Politics/Science/Tech,
Aurobindo Pharma arm Eugia's manufacturing unit gets 'official action indicated' status by USFDA
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma on Saturday announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified Eugia Pharma Specialities' (a wholly owned subsidiary of the company) formulation manufacturing facility -- Unit III, as 'Official Action Indicated (OAI)'.
2024-05-25
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech/Business,
Nitin Gadkari undergoes tests in Mumbai hospital, gets clean bill of health
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari visited the prestigious Asian Heart Institute (AHI) here for a cardiac and full medical checkup and was declared hale and hearty, official sources said here on Friday.
2024-05-17
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/BATTLEGROUND 2024/Politics/National,
Last 10 years transformed Indian medical education, added more doctors: Amitabh Kant
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The last 10 years have transformed India’s medical education and have added more to the country, said Amitabh Kant, the G20 Sherpa and former NITI Aayog CEO on Wednesday.
2024-04-10
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Education/Science/Tech,
President Murmu calls for improving education system of homoeopathy
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Improving the education system of homoeopathy may make the field more attractive to young generations, said President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday.
2024-04-10
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine/Education/Health/National,
Misleading ads by Patanjali: Baba Ramdev, Acharya Balkrishna tender unconditional and unqualified apology before SC
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Baba Ramdev and Patanjali Ayurved's Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna have tendered an "unconditional and unqualified apology" before the Supreme Court in response to the contempt notice issued to the company over the continued publication of misleading advertisements.
2024-04-09
Category: IANS NEWS POINT/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Law/National,
Ayushman Bharat extended quality healthcare for underprivileged: Top cardiologist
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ayushman Bharat, India's flagship healthcare initiative, has enabled people from underprivileged backgrounds to get access to quality healthcare, said top cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty on Saturday.
2024-04-06
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine/Health,
How Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts are helping millions get quality healthcare
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday shared an explainer on how Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts (ABHA) are facilitating cashless transactions and managing financial aspects related to healthcare services under the ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme.
2024-04-04
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine/Health/Science/Tech,
Misleading ads by Patanjali: SC rebukes Baba Ramdev, Acharya Balkrishna for filing improper versions of affidavit
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Baba Ramdev and Patanjali Ayurved's Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna for filing improper versions of affidavits in response to the contempt notice it issued to the company over the continued publication of misleading advertisements.
2024-04-02
Category: IANS NEWS POINT/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Law/National,
Work together to make India TB-free: President Murmu
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Working together can help India to be free of tuberculosis (TB), said President Droupadi Murmu, on Friday, on the eve of World TB Day on March 24.
2024-03-23
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine/Health,
India surpasses WHO guidelines with 1:900 doctor-to-population ratio: Bhubaneswar Kalita
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The second edition of the Awareness Summit on 'Illness to Wellness' commenced in New Delhi on Monday under the banner of the ASSOCHAM National CSR Council, a division of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
2024-03-18
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Politics/National,
Daily workout is necessary: Ankit Baiyanpuria at National Creators Award
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Daily exercise is important for one's health, said wrestler turned fitness expert Ankit Baiyanpuria at the National Creators Award on Friday.
2024-03-08
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
First AI-based free mobile tele-clinic attends to 13K remote patients in J&K: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Aarogya-Doctor on Wheels, a first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven free mobile telemedicine clinic has attended to nearly 13,000 remote patients from Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, said Union Minister for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh on Saturday.
2024-02-17
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Human Interest/Science/Tech,
Yogi govt resolves to eradicate filariasis in UP by 2026
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has set an ambitious target to eradicate filariasis from the state by 2026, aligning with the Central government’s goal to achieve nationwide elimination by 2027. Globally, the target for eliminating this disease has been set for 2030.
2024-02-16
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Politics/National,
Ayushman Bharat is bringing healthcare to doorsteps in rural India: Experts
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Ayushman Bharat, India's flagship healthcare initiative, is significantly advancing the provision of healthcare services and empowering people living in rural India, said experts on Wednesday.
2024-02-14
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
'Cheap publicity': T'gana breast surgeon on Poonam Pandey's fake death
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Eminent breast surgeon P. Raghu Ram has slammed model-actor Poonam Pandey and called her dead from cervical cancer stunt ‘cheap publicity’.
2024-02-03
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Bollywood/OTT/Cinema/Showbiz/Health/Entertainment,
Poonam Pandey death: Docs say cervical cancer vax must among Indians
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) As 32-year-old model-cum-actress Poonam Pandey succumbed to cancer, doctors have said that cervical cancer vaccine is a must among Indians.
2024-02-02
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Interim Union Budget 2024: Govt to encourage cervical cancer vaccination for girls
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the government will encourage vaccination for girls in the age group of 9 to 14 years for prevention of cervical cancer.
2024-02-01
Category: INTERIM BUDGET 2024/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics,
Bajaj Finserv to acquire Vidal Healthcare Services, subsidiaries, associate company for Rs 325 crore
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Bajaj Finserv Health Ltd (BFS-Health), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bajaj Finserv Ltd, on Tuesday announced signing of share purchase agreement for acquisition of 100 per cent stake in Vidal Healthcare Services Private Ltd (VHC) and its subsidiaries and an associate company.
2024-01-30
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Business,
Covid-19 may temporarily affect sperm quality: Study
Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) Covid-19 infection can impact the quality of sperm, but only temporarily, according to a study.
2024-01-25
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
Diarrhoea outbreak: Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan urges Odisha to take central help
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has expressed concern over the outbreak of diarrhoea in Rourkela city of Sundargarh district in Odisha and advised the state Government to take the assistance of the central agencies to check the menace.
2023-12-20
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/National,
Kapil Dev, Jonty Rhodes to create awareness on homeopathy in UP
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) Eminent cricketers, politicians, poets and homeopathic practitioners will come together under one roof to raise awareness about homeopathic medicine and treatment during the ‘Homeopathic Revolution-2023,’ a conference, scheduled to be held in Uttar Pradesh (UP) on December 24.
2023-12-12
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine/National,
Punjab to open 100 more Aam Aadmi clinics: Bhagwant Mann
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday said the state government would dedicate 100 new Aam Aadmi clinics to people for imparting quality healthcare services to people.
2023-12-07
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics/National,
New MRI study reveals how brain changes in long-Covid patients
London, Nov 23 (IANS) People with long-Covid exhibit patterns of changes in the brain that are different from fully recovered Covid-19 patients, according to research.
2023-11-23
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Delhi air pollution ups 'risk of death due to heart attacks’: Bengaluru cardiologist
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Dr Deepak Krishnamurthy, a senior interventional cardiologist at Sakra World Hospital in Bengaluru, on Sunday warned that exposure to highly polluted air increases the risk of death due to heart attacks.
2023-11-05
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/National,
Nitish Kumar is fit and healthy, says JD-U leader
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) While the opposition BJP leaders are expressing concerns over the health of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, JD-U leader and spokesperson Sunil Kumar Singh said that his health is fine, adding that the opposition BJP is playing "cheap politics" on it.
2023-10-16
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics,
Video games during brain surgery to open new treatments for Parkinson's
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) US researchers are launching a new five-year project on patients playing video games during brain surgery to better understand how the brain regulates movement in people with Parkinson's.
2023-10-11
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
Maintain mental wellbeing with these new features on Apple devices
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) As people the world over continue to raise awareness about mental health issues with mental health being a "universal right”, here are some new features to maintain your mental wellbeing in Apple devices that are supporting millions of iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch users around the world.
2023-10-10
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
Sleep apnea feature arrives on Samsung Galaxy Watch after approval
Seoul, Oct 6 (IANS) The new sleep apnea feature on the Samsung Health Monitor app has been approved by Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), and will be coming to Galaxy Watch series in Korea early next year.
2023-10-06
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Technology,
Pakistan reports 3rd polio case of this year
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) An 18-month-old baby girl has been infected with wild poliovirus in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province -- the third positive case of this year, the Health Ministry said.
2023-10-05
Category: International/HEALTH/MEDICINE/South Asia,
BJP's Amethi unit wants Sanjay Gandhi hospital to be handed over to Maneka, Varun
Amethi, Oct 5 (IANS) The BJP's Amethi district unit has demanded that the management of the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Trust be handed over to Maneka Gandhi and her son Varun Gandhi, BJP MPs from Sultanpur and Pilibhit, respectively.
2023-10-05
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics/Crime,
UP to soon be Encephalitis free: Yogi Adityanath
Gorakhpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the state would soon get rid of the dreaded encephalitis and the formal announcement in this regard will be made in a short time.
2023-10-04
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
Dengue alarm in Bengal, PIL at Calcutta HC seeking court intervention
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) In wake of the rising number of dengue cases in West Bengal, a public interest litigation has been filed in the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday, seeking the court’s invention in ensuring proper administrative initiatives in arresting further spread of the disease.
2023-10-03
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics/Law/Focus,
Explained: How Covid-19 heightens risk of heart attack, stroke
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Scientists have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, triggers a dangerous immune response in hardened fatty deposits (plaques) lining the heart's largest blood vessels, leading to the risk of heart attack, stroke.
2023-09-29
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
Finally, Nipah scare over in Kerala's Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) With the last of the four patients finally testing double negative, the Nipah scare in Kerala's Kozhikode is finally over, state Health Minister Veena George said on Friday.
2023-09-29
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
World Heart Day: How heart health tools on Apple Watch can save many lives
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, the World Heart Federation is encouraging people around the world to take care of their heart and Apple Watch, which has alerted several users around the world of potential signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib), is one digital device that can be your health companion.
2023-09-28
Category: Technology/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
DEN-2 variant in dengue is more prevalent
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The DEN-2 variant of dengue is becoming prevalent among individuals who have tested positive for this mosquito-borne disease in Uttar Pradesh, according to data from the health department.
2023-09-26
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
Wild poliovirus detected from parts of Pakistan: Health Ministry
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Traces of wild poliovirus type 1 have been found in sewage samples collected from two different parts of Pakistan, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2023-09-26
Category: International/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
Saurabh Bhardwaj dismisses doctors, staff for reporting late at Mohalla Clinics
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi's Health Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj has dismissed some doctors and staff who were coming late for duty at Mohalla Clinics.
2023-09-20
Category: National/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Politics,
Nipah can spread by droplets, has a fatality rate of 40 to 70%: ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Nipah virus can spread by respiratory droplets and has a fatality rate of 40 to 70 per cent, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General, Dr Rajiv Bahl, said on Friday.
2023-09-15
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
As Nipah strikes Kerala, RGCB rolls out a mobile virology laboratory
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Kerala on Thursday rolled out a fully-equipped mobile virology testing laboratory, strengthening the efforts to contain the Nipah virus infection reported from parts of the state's Kozhikode district.
2023-09-14
Category: National/Science/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
MP govt plans to translate medical journal ‘Lancet’ into Hindi: Vishwas Sarang  
Bhopal, Sep 14 (IANS) English medical journal ‘The Lancet’ will be translated in Hindi with the help of team of doctors associated with Gandhi Medical College (GMC) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said on Thursday.
2023-09-14
Category: National/Politics/IANS NEWS POINT/Religion/Health/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Medicine,
iPhone 12 meets radiation exposure limits: Apple on French watchdog warning
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple has refuted claims made by France’s radiation watchdog (ANFR) that iPhone 12 breaches radiation exposure limits.
2023-09-13
Category: Business/Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics,
Samsung Electronics to unveil food platform at IFA 2023
Seoul, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will unveil a new, integrated food platform, which provides consumers with personalised cooking experiences, at IFA 2023 next month.
2023-08-24
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Covid new variants BA.2.86, EG. 5.1 does not pose any danger to Indians: Experts
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The new Omicron sub-variants BA.2.86 and EG. 5.1 would not pose any risk to Indians, said experts here amid fresh concerns of Covid-19.
2023-08-24
Category: Science/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
Do not sleep next to your iPhones while charging, warns Apple
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) Apple has issued a warning for people who charge their iPhones while sleeping, advising them not to sleep next to their devices while it is charging.
2023-08-23
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
WHO to release outcomes of global summit soon, say Sonowal
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said the main outcomes of the global summit will be soon released by World Health Organisation (WHO) in the form of Gujarat declaration.
2023-08-22
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Medicine,