Hyderabad, Mar 13
The Hyderabad-based LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is one of the 11 global expert institutes on the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium.
The Commonwealth Eye Health Conso...
Mumbai, Mar 3
Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.08 billion on IT products and services in 2014, a 4 per cent increase over 2013.
This forecast by Gartner includes spending by healt...
Washington, Feb 22
A prominent American university has offered Indian doctors access to its medical expertise through telemedicine, with an objective of improving care for patients.The University of Pittsburg...
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...
Hyderabad, March 21
‘Dues from Govt mounts to Rs 600 crore’
Kolkata, Mar 7
The second phase of Tata Medical Center in the satellite township of Rajarhat, along the eastern fringes of the city, is likely to be operational in another two years.
Coming up at a cost...
Mumbai, February 25
A forum of parliamentarians has written to leading political parties, asking them to include tuberculosis control in their election manifestos. There is a greater need for attention...
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...