Health Care (India)

Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Apart from weight loss, the surgery also lowered rates of new diabetes diagnoses, improved blood pressure, and a greater proportion of diabetic …

Weight Loss

Mumbai Crime: Couple use Facebook to dupe kidney donors, promise lakhs in return for the organ

The couple had fraudulently mentioned the name of a Malad-based hospital that would allegedly offer a hefty sum for her kidney; the hospital filed a …

Crime

Sasikala's brother starts controversy over Jaya's death

Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's brother Dhivakaran on Wednesday stirred a new controversy over former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's …

Medicine

From 2 to 50 in 5 years: Heart transplants pick up pace, but restricted to only a few centres

The Military Hospital Cardio Thoracic Centre (MH-CTC) in Pune is one of the registered hospitals<p>Reliance Jio's Sachet Packs: The complete list of …

Medicine

Mumbai Marathon: 35 Liver recipients, donors to take part in Dream Run

Busting myths around restrictions to physical activities after health complications, 35 liver transplant patients and donors, led by a nephrologist, …

India

No clarity on probe into clinical trial violations

Nearly seven years after the Indian drug regulator, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) began investigating nine Andhra-based clinical …

Medicine

Dr Mathew Varghese: The polio warrior who wants his ward empty

Microsoft-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has called him one of five “heroes saving the world” who inspire him in GatesNotes last week, but Dr …

Medicine

Top Wellness Centers for Rejuvenation and Healing in India

01 of 11<p>If you want a yoga-based treatment regime, but would prefer a luxurious environment rather than one of the ashrams in India, then Shreyas is …

Travel (India)

An Ayurvedic Drug Developed by DRDO Scientists Can Cure Vitiligo!

Vitiligo or Leucoderma is a skin condition, which affects close to 2-5 percent of the population in India. Vitiligo is not usually medically harmful, …

Medicine

Brain-dead individual gifts life to five

W.J. Swaminathan, a35-year-old man from Vijayawada who was declared brain-dead at the Andhra Hospitals’ Heart and Brain Centre in the city following …

Andhra Pradesh

Private doctors perform most hysterectomies in India: survey

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India’s first survey to count how many women have had their wombs removed found that about 3 percent had undergone the procedure, mostly uneducated, rural women, including teenagers.<p>More than 22,000 Indian women aged between 15 and 49 out of 700,000 surveyed …

India

Mumbai: Drugs worth over Rs 4L seized after hospital sells them without licence

A doctor from Jogeshwari, who runs a maternity hospital, is in a soup after FDA seized drugs worth over Rs 4 lakh for selling them over the counter …

Medicine

Mukhtar Ansari suffers cardiac arrest in Banda jail, wife too hospitalised

BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari (file photo)<p>BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, lodged at Banda District Jail, suffered a heart attack and fell unconsciousness when his …

Crime

Ayurvedic beverage firm KivaShots raises angel funding

KivaShots, an ayurvedic healthcare beverages startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in its angel round of funding from several wealthy individuals.<p>…

Venture Capital

GH gets first stem cell transplant unit in govt. sector

The Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) now has the State’s first stem cell/bone marrow transplantation unit in the government sector. …

Medicine

Spotlight: Indian doctors remove 97 pellets from 27-year-old's chest in rare surgery - Xinhua

NEW DELHI, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Believe it or not, doctors in India have reportedly removed as many as 97 pellets from a 27-year-old man's chest in a …

News (China)

Mumbai: First heart retrieval for donation at INHS Asvini

A 53-year-old wife of an ex-serviceman of the Indian Navy sustained a severe head injury in a road accident on December 30, 2017<p>A city-based naval …

Indian Navy

‘Sub-standard medicines supplied to govt. hospitals’

Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Vidhan Sabha, Vijender Gupta, on Saturday raised questions against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Delhi government over …

Medicine

FDA to distribute seized drugs worth Rs 28 lakh to poor

In landmark victory for FDA, court rules against Haryana-based Ayurvedic company that sold medicines that falsely claimed to cure diabetes, blood …

India