Kolkata, February 19
Kolkata Group, an Indian socio-economic think tank, has suggested that a single payer national health insurance should be an essential component of healthcare financing in India. A thre...
January 31, 2014
In a country of a billion, only a few hundred people have the Bombay blood group. Here is how they band together in times of need
Mumbai, Jan. 20
From an 11-bed hospital in Madurai started by Dr G. Venkataswamy (better known as ‘Dr V’), the late founder-Chairman of Aravind Eye Hospital, the eye-care institution is now settin...
Mumbai, Jan 7
After a successful pilot run in New Delhi, Quest Diagnostics is taking its cancer testing services to 25 centres across the country. Quest already has collection centres in 25 locations,...
Mumbai, Jan 1
Later this month, India will clock three polio-free years, a milestone that will be officially certified in 2014 by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The last case of polio was...
Mumbai, Dec 25
A growing celebrity influence, increasing awareness to take care of one’s appearance, societal pressure and higher awareness levels are all turning out to be potential drivers for the hair transpl...
Mumbai, Dec. 23
EDISONS OF TOMORROW
Coimbatore, Dec. 19
‘Preferred Provider Network’ mechanism is helping, says United India official
Mumbai, Feb 22
As India prepares for final certification on being polio-free for three years, another global campaign aimed at eliminating seven neglected diseases has appointed Abhishek Bachchan as its ambassad...
Bangalore, February 4
Nandan and Rohini Nilekani inaugurated the Shailaja Soman Memorial Mobile Mammography Unit on the occasion of World Cancer Day.
The mobile diagnosis unit has been...
January 27, 2014
Having morphed from a proprietary fund into one that invests in early-stage ventures, Fulcrum Ventures will continue with its focus on the pharmaceutical and wellness space. That is beca...
Mumbai, Jan 10
Can homeopaths be allowed to prescribe an allopathic medicine?
The Maharashtra cabinet has triggered a fresh debate on the subject, having recently approved a decision allowing homeopaths...
Mumbai, Jan. 4
“The pain, suffering and emotional turmoil apart, it was cancer that made me realise the importance of making peace with oneself in life, no matter how harsh the reality is.’’ »
Mumbai, Dec. 28
Growing celebrity influence, societal pressure and higher awareness levels are all turning out to be potential drivers for the hair transplant market. A new survey by Frost and Sullivan has noted...
Mumbai, Dec. 24
The EU’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended Piramal Imaging's radiopharmaceutical imaging to detect impairment for Alzheimer's and other causes of cogniti...
New Delhi, Dec. 21
The country’s healthcare problems can be solved by something as simple as a Rs 10-20 contribution from each person, according to Dr. Devi Shetty, renowned cardiac surgeon, philanthropist an...
Hyderabad, Dec 11
A liver-patient getting a slice of liver from a donor is no news. But a 10-year-old boy with stunted growth, down with acute liver problem, got part (288 gm) of her mother and gave her a right hep...