Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday urged all state governments to consider amending their state medical practioners act to enable AYUSH system to deal with medical emergencies.
Two days after Apollo Hospitals Group Vice-Chairperson Preetha Reddy met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here, Kolkata Police on Wednesday quizzed group Vice-President-HR T. Karunakar regarding a case of hospital's alleged negligence in treatment of a patient.
The three-day mass Casual Leave by resident doctors in Maharashtra's government hospital escalated with 40,000 medicos of the Indian Medical Association joining their protest on Wednesday.
The inhaled form of a medicine may help prevent mothers from dying in childbirth due to more bleeding than normal, show results of a human trial.
Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have identified a gene mutation that may provide answers to why some women have low reproductive success and fertility.
Aiming to improve public health efforts in the North Eastern region of India, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) on Wednesday launched "Swasth Uttar Purva: Healthy North East" initiative.
The Delhi Government on Wednesday appointed all the five Regional Health Directors as nodal officers to prepare medical reports of girl rape survivors and send it to the Health Department by 10th of every month.
WHO's tobacco control treaty, which came into effect in 2005, has achieved a 2.5 per cent reduction in global smoking rate, according to a study published in The Lancet Public Health.
Female health workers are the primary drivers of maternal health initiatives, but male health workers (MHWs) could complement their services significantly, according to a 2015 research study conducted in rural Odisha.
The Health Ministry on Wednesday said a total of 385 cancer patients have benefited from the financial contribution made by India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), under its CSR activity.