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Jan 23, 2017
India's healthcare spend remains dismal; why budget should focus on better utilisation of resourcesStepping up investment in public healthcare is pivotal to sustaining India’s economic growth
Jan 23, 2017
Bedaquiline: What you should know about TB drug to which patients may now have accessThe government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it will provide a new medicine against tuberculosis called bedaquiline to a Mumbai-based doctor.
Jan 14, 2017
Scientists identify biomarker that may predict depression in pregnant womenScientists have identified a blood biomarker that can predict women who are likely to suffer from depression during pregnancy, or give birth to low-weight babies.
Jan 13, 2017
Mumbai Marathon 2017: A day when corporates and sports come together for charityWith the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 taking place on Sunday, the focus has shifted to the top runners from all over the world, celebrities and most importantly, the over 200 NGOs that are participating to showcase promote their initiatives.
Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Jan 09, 2017
India reduces infant deaths but hasn’t yet met 2012 targetsFirst, the good news: 37 babies died for every 1,000 that were born in 2015, two better than the government’s projections of an infant mortality rate (IMR) of 39 for that year, according to new data released last week. That’s a drop of 53 percent over 25 years.
Jan 05, 2017
US FDA issues warning letter to Wockhardt’s Ankleshwar plantUS FDA has already banned import of products from the facility into the US market since 5 August 2016
Jan 04, 2017
Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says studyMothers' early and chronic depression may increase the risk of children developing social-emotional problems as well as impact their brain's empathic response to others' distress, a study has found.
Jan 04, 2017
Scientists discover mesentery, a new human organ in the digestive systemIrish scientists have recently identified a new human organ named mesentery that has existed in the digestive system for hundreds of years.
Jan 03, 2017
Why Modi’s claim of new maternity benefit scheme is old wine in new bottleThe All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam government in Tamil Nadu, in 1987, under former chief minister MG Ramachandran, launched the state’s flagship programme for pregnant women.