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WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee
India

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

Junior doctors of NRS Medical College agitating in Kolkata have on Sunday reportedly agreed to meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee even as their strike entered the sixth day.
Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak
India

Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak

Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.
West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode
India

West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode

A seven-year-old boy, Mohamad Shan, who was tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) last week, died today morning.
Health Ministry to assist Gujarat, Punjab in containing swine flu
India

Health Ministry to assist Gujarat, Punjab in containing swine flu

In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease in Gujarat and Punjab, the Union Health Ministry has sent two teams to assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their response mechanism to contain the ailment.
#HealthBytes: 6 amazing health benefits of fennel seeds (saunf)
India

#HealthBytes: 6 amazing health benefits of fennel seeds (saunf)

The best way to end a nice, filling meal is to get hold of a pinch of fennel seeds (saunf) mixed with rock sugar.
Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January
Delhi

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

Health Minister Satyendra Jain has given nod to his department to finalize the Delhi Health Bill and it is likely to be presented in the AAP cabinet by next month, a senior official said today.
Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry
World

Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry

An hour-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said today, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghanistan capital this year.
Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government
India

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.
Nebulizers, blood pressure monitors, digital thermometers, glucometers notified as drugs
India

Nebulizers, blood pressure monitors, digital thermometers, glucometers notified as drugs

Commonly used medical devices like nebulizers, blood pressure monitors, digital thermometers and glucometers have been notified as drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, a step which will enable the government to ensure their quality and performance.

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