A veteran physician committed suicide by jumping in front of a local train allegedly because he was not getting his salary at his Hooghly district hospital, the railway police said on Thursday.
A radical draft National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Elimination of TB that proposes to bring down new infections by nearly 80 per cent over the next eight years says India must expand the programme to the private sector, offer direct benefits transfer to patients, improve surveillance and monitoring of patients, and increase funding for the existing TB control programme.
Over 40,000 resident doctors in the national capital went on a mass Casual Leave on Thursday in support of their counterparts in Maharashtra who are on similar protest following rising assaults.
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.
If you are a women with a good sense of smell, you may have a thriving social life, as well as have improved overall mental and physical health, a study has showed.
Pre-menopausal women of South Asian origin might be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, owing to higher levels of a by-product of bone resorption, a new study in the journal Bone reports.
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.