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Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, IDA r Kolkata, May 31 (IBNS): To celebrate World No Tobacco Day, which is observed on Tuesday as recognized by World Health Organization, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital and Indian Dental Association (IDA) jointly organized a rally with the theme 'Quit Making Excuses' to raise awareness about the health hazards of tobacco consumption and encourage everyone to join in to make the awareness drive a success. 31-May-2016
Prime Minister approves retirement age o New Delhi, May 31 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for enhancing the age of superannuation of all doctors of the Central Health Service to 65 years with effect from May 31. 31-May-2016
DLF Foundation organizes Free Health Che Noida, May 30 (IBNS): A health camp was organized at Community Centre Sector 16 Noida on Sunday. The one day camp provided free diagnosis and consultation from 10 AM to 2 PM. 30-May-2016
WHO Public Health advice regarding the O Geneva, May 28 (IBNS) Based on current assessment, cancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus. 28-May-2016
WHO rejects scientists' call to postpone New Delhi, May 28 (IBNS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has turned down a call by leading scientists to move or postpone this summer's Rio Olympic Games over the Zika outbreak. 28-May-2016
Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore Traff Bangalore, may 27 (IBNS): Taking a social initiative, Columbia Asia Hospitals, in association with the Bangalore Traffic Police, on Friday announced the launch of Good Samaritan Award, to encourage the Good Samaritans, who have helped accident victims, get medical attention and saved their lives. 27-May-2016
CSE welcomes bread industry's decision t New Delhi, May 27 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the announcement made by the All India Bread Manufactures' Association (AIBMA) in a press conference in response to CSE's latest study which had pointed towards widespread use and presence of potassium bromate/iodate residues in bread. 27-May-2016
Meet the Robotic Surgeons who help cut f New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS) Believe it or not India is the third fattest nation in the world with over 30 million or 3.8 per cent of the adult population here grappling with obesity. 26-May-2016
Ordinances on NEET (UG) give it firm sta New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS) Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda stated here on Tuesday that The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 and The Dentists (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 are being promulgated to amend the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and Dentists Act, 1948 respectively to provide for a uniform entrance examination for Undergraduate and Post Graduate admissions with a proviso that for UG admission for the year 2016-17 only, the State Govt. seats (both in Govt. and Private Medical Colleges) shall be exempt from the purview of NEET regulations if the State Government so opts. 24-May-2016
Govt. promises action on CSE report that New Delhi, May 24 (Just Earth News) Union Health Minister JP Nadda has directed his officials to probe the findings of Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) findings that the bread that we buy off the shelves could be laced with toxic chemicals that are serious health hazards. 24-May-2016
Indian bread manufacturers use toxic che New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has claimed that a recent study conducted in Delhi by its Pollution Monitoring Laboratory (PML) has revealed that one of urban India’s staple food products – the bread that we buy off the shelves – could be laced with toxic chemicals that are serious health hazards. 23-May-2016
Qora: Indigenously developed fecal incon New Delhi, May 20 (IBNS) Minister of State for Science & Technology Shri Y.S.Chowdary, on Thursday, launched the indigenously developed fecal incontinence management system ‘Qora’, to augment one of the unmet clinical needs of patients, especially those who are bedridden. 20-May-2016
WHO South–East Asia Region eliminates Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): In a major public health feat, WHO South-East Asia Region has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus with all districts across the 11 countries having reduced the cases to less one than per 1 000 live births. 19-May-2016
UN health agency foresees low to moderat New York, May 19 (Just Earth News):The overall risk of a Zika virus outbreak across Europe is low to moderate during late spring and summer, according to a new risk assessment published on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO), with a varying risk across the region that is higher in countries where Aedes mosquitoes are present. 19-May-2016
Ratan Tata invests in medical emergency Kolkata , May 17 (IBNS) Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in the San Francisco based medical emergency response start-up app company, MUrgency Inc., developing ONE GLOBAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE NETWORK. 17-May-2016
Health Minister J P Nadda meets State He New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): Union Health Minister J P Nadda met state health ministers over the issue of NEET. 16-May-2016
Ajmer: Six infants die in hospital, govt Ajmer, May 16 (IBNS) In a curious case in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, six infants have died within 24 hours, all belonging to the same ward of a government hospital, sending a massive alert across the facility while attracting a probe from the government, according to reports. 16-May-2016
Nadda lays Foundation Stone for three ne New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda laid the foundation stone for three new medical Colleges at Rajouri, Anantnag and Baramulla districts in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday. 15-May-2016
Jaypee Hospital launches 'Seniors Connec Noida, May 15 (IBNS): Jaypee Hospital, a Multi Super Speciality Hospital in Sector 128 Noida, launched a 'Seniors Connect Health Card' and organized a free health camp for the senior citizens. 15-May-2016
South Indian staff nurses go on strike i Kolkata, May 14 (IBNS): Demanding hike in salary structure, few South Indian staff nurses of a privately-run hospital in south Kolkata's Mukundapur area have suspended work since Saturday morning, reports said. 14-May-2016
Delhi Commitment on Sustainable Developm New Delhi, May 12 (IBNS): The Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare and Minister of State (Independent Charge), AYUSH, Shripad Naik on Thursday released the 'The Delhi Commitment on Sustainable Development Goal for Health', at the conclusion of the two-day National Consultation on Transitioning from MDGs to SDGs, organized by the WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) at New Delhi. 12-May-2016
First time mother at 70, overjoyed, expe New Delhi, May 12 (IBNS) Punjab based Daljinder Kaur is no ordinary mother as last month the 70 something became a mother to a healthy baby following two years of IVF treatment, sending the media to a frenzy. 12-May-2016
Patients and doctors need better educati Edgbaston, May 11 (IBNS) Better education for both patients and doctors on how to spot the early symptoms of leprosy would help to reduce cases of the disease in Brazil, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham. 11-May-2016
Surgery patients in lower income countri New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS): New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries. 04-May-2016
Extended rest between weight lifting set London, May 4 (IBNS) Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that extended rest intervals between sets of weight-lifting could help with muscle growth. 04-May-2016
Care24 ventures into the Mother and Infa Mumbai, May 4 (IBNS) Care24, a Mumbai based home healthcare service provider, has announced the launch of its Mother and Infant care segment. 04-May-2016
Nihal Bitla, face of Progeria in India, Telangana, May 4 (IBNS) Nihal Bitla, the face of Progeria in India, passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Telangana,reports said. 04-May-2016
Children react physically to stress from Columbia, May 3 (IBNS) Research has shown the significance of social relationships in influencing adult human behavior and health; however, little is known about how children’s perception of their social networks correlates with stress and how it may influence development. 03-May-2016
Aircel, Central Blood Bank organize ‘B Kolkata, May 2 (IBNS): Keeping in line with its resolute commitment of serving the community Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers, on Monday organised a Blood Donation Camp in association with I.B.T.M & I (Central Blood Bank) at its office. 02-May-2016
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