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A woman's body is a temple, important for nation's future, says anxious Harsh Vardhan

Aug 29, 2014

A woman's body is a temple, important for nation's future, says anxious Harsh Vardhan

The new national health policy being brought out by the government will address the rising incidents of reproductive illnesses in young urban women, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday. #Medicine #Health #Indian women #Women #Harsh Vardhan #gyanaecology #Women's bodies
From ZMapp to vaccines A look at all the drugs we have against Ebola so far

Aug 27, 2014

From ZMapp to vaccines A look at all the drugs we have against Ebola so far

Following is a fact file on the main drugs to tackle the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1,400 lives in five African countries since December. #World #HowThisWorks #Health #JOHNSON & JOHNSON #GlaxoSmithKline #Vaccines #Medicines #Ebola #ZMapp #TKM-Ebola #Anti viral drugs #Crucell
Delhi Doctors remove skeleton of foetus from woman's womb after 36 years

Aug 26, 2014

Delhi Doctors remove skeleton of foetus from woman's womb after 36 years

Doctors in India have removed the skeleton of a foetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said. #Medicine #pregnancy #Heath #Women's health in India #Ectopic pregnancy #Maternal Health in India
Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Aug 23, 2014

Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Countering the industrys claims that the decontrol of prices will cause an annual loss of revenues of over Rs.600 crores, activists note that NPPAs action on the market will bemarginal. It will affect only those brands that were selling at very high prices. #India #Supreme Court #pharmaceuticals #Drugs #Medicines #Price control #NLEM #Drug Prices Control Order #DPCO 2013 #ll India Drug Action Network

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Lessons to remember from Aarushi murder case probe

Nov 26, 2013

Lessons to remember from Aarushi murder case probe

On a final note, I would say, I will accept the verdict, only after all the questions that are raised by Talwars are answered. I may be wrong but, police and CBI are definitely trying to save their prestige. #CBI #Police #Forensic Medicine Department #Aarushi Talwar murder case

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Lessons to remember from Aarushi murder case probe

Sep 02, 2014

Military Medicine: Smaller Military Hospitals Said to Put Patients at Risk

Many of the hospitals run by the armed forces are so small and the trickle of patients so thin that doctors and nurses say their ability to properly treat serious illnesses is compromised...
Lessons to remember from Aarushi murder case probe

Aug 27, 2014

Rescuing Compassionate Use From Social Media And Death Threats

Who should get access to experimental medicines prior to regulatory approval? And who should decide? A noted bioethicist and former biotech CEO at the center of the Josh Hardy compassionate use case speak out...
Lessons to remember from Aarushi murder case probe

Aug 22, 2014

Heart Doctor Pay Drops To $558K As Interventions Scrutinized

The nation’s cardiologists are still earning more than a half million dollars a year, but their income took a hit last year as trends in medicine and insurance payment curb the number of heart procedures needed and performed...