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Encephalitis may not be real cause of children's deaths in Muzaffarpur; investigation necessary into possible toxins in lychees
India

Encephalitis may not be real cause of children's deaths in Muzaffarpur; investigation necessary into possible toxins in lychees

Currently, the investigation of the 'encephalitis' outbreak in India looks like five blind people describing an elephant.

World Bank to provide $287 mn loan for health care improvement in Tamil Nadu
Business

World Bank to provide $287 mn loan for health care improvement in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu ranks third among all Indian states in the NITI Aayog Health Index, which is reflected in vastly improved health outcomes.

India faces shortage of 6 lakh doctors, 20 lakh nurses, finds study by US research centre; highlights low govt spending on health
India

India faces shortage of 6 lakh doctors, 20 lakh nurses, finds study by US research centre; highlights low govt spending on health

India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, say scientists who found that lack of staff who are properly trained in administering antibiotics is preventing patients from accessing live-saving drugs.

World Health Day 2019: Common myths & misunderstandings about eating disorders
science

World Health Day 2019: Common myths & misunderstandings about eating disorders

Eating disorders in India are largely unrecognized owing to lack of research & awareness of mental illness.

World Health Day 2019: Technology, analytics are revolutionising healthcare in India
science

World Health Day 2019: Technology, analytics are revolutionising healthcare in India

Not without its challenges, technological innovations have made leaps in healthcare in the past few years.

World Health Day 2019: Why India needs a Universal Health Coverage program
India

World Health Day 2019: Why India needs a Universal Health Coverage program

A huge disparity in access & distribution of healthcare in India makes Universal health coverage a must.

New wireless sensors monitor sick babies, lets parents cuddle them at the same time
science

New wireless sensors monitor sick babies, lets parents cuddle them at the same time

The ultrathin sensors made of flexible silicone move like skin & stick without any strong adhesive.

Govt to provide more funds for Ayushman Bharat next year: Finance minister Piyush Goyal
Business

Govt to provide more funds for Ayushman Bharat next year: Finance minister Piyush Goyal

In the last four months of its launch, the scheme has already benefited over 10 lakh people, Goyal said

Rajasthan polls: Ex-BJP MLA who formed Bharat Vahini party says public wants 'viable alternative' to BJP, Congress
India

Rajasthan polls: Ex-BJP MLA who formed Bharat Vahini party says public wants 'viable alternative' to BJP, Congress

Ghanshyam Tiwari recently announced the ‘Third Front’ in the form of a coalition with Rashtriya Loktantrik Party

Rajasthan polls: C-Voter gives Congress clear advantage over 'disjointed' BJP ahead of 7 December election
Politics

Rajasthan polls: C-Voter gives Congress clear advantage over 'disjointed' BJP ahead of 7 December election

CVoter concluded that the Rajasthan Congress seems to be managing its affairs well by presenting a united face

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: Forgotten poll promises from 2013 present tough challenge for BJP
Politics

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: Forgotten poll promises from 2013 present tough challenge for BJP

As the Assembly elections in Rajasthan inch closer, Congress and BJP are making efforts to polish their respective election manifestos.

President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body
India

President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body

The Centre took to the ordinance route as it failed to get the National Medical Commission Bill passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament this year despite it being listed.

Deworming exercise goes wrong in Odisha school, 51 kids fall ill after consuming tablets supplied by health department
India

Deworming exercise goes wrong in Odisha school, 51 kids fall ill after consuming tablets supplied by health department

The children were soon shifted to the Sainthala Community Health Centre for treatment, from where they were discharged by evening.

MIT researchers develop AI model to make brain cancer treatment less toxic
science

MIT researchers develop AI model to make brain cancer treatment less toxic

The findings will be presented at the 2018 Machine Learning for Healthcare conference at Stanford University in California, US.

Bombay HC directs Maharashtra govt to fill vacancies of doctors in malnutrition-hit Melghat, Nandurbar regions
India

Bombay HC directs Maharashtra govt to fill vacancies of doctors in malnutrition-hit Melghat, Nandurbar regions

Bombay HC has asked the Maharashtra government to increase the number of doctors and assistant medical staff in the malnutrition-hit tribal areas of Melghat and Nandurbar

1.56 crore abortions took place in India in 2015, half of all pregnancies unintended, says Lancet study
India

1.56 crore abortions took place in India in 2015, half of all pregnancies unintended, says Lancet study

An estimated 15.6 million abortions took place in India in 2015, with the majority of women taking pills at home without adequate counselling

Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor
India

Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor

India's inability to improve health outcomes is among the major reasons of not meeting the millennium goals of sustainable development despite rapid growth.

Delhi registers 945 dengue, 339 chikungunya cases so far this year, says official report
India

Delhi registers 945 dengue, 339 chikungunya cases so far this year, says official report

Delhi has recorded a total of 945 cases of dengue and 339 cases of chikungunya, according to the latest data released by civic agencies on Monday.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Yogi Adityanath govt got priorities wrong, it focused on patriotism when people died
India

Gorakhpur tragedy: Yogi Adityanath govt got priorities wrong, it focused on patriotism when people died

It is high time we stand up for the issues that really matter. When your state decides that in 48 hours, thirty kids will be subjected to a gas chamber kind of effect, it is akin to state-sponsored terror

Gorakhpur tragedy highlights: Yogi Adityanth calls deaths a 'despicable incident'; Anupriya Patel to visit hospital
India

Gorakhpur tragedy highlights: Yogi Adityanth calls deaths a 'despicable incident'; Anupriya Patel to visit hospital

At least 30 children died in the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, the parliamentary constituency of Yogi Adityanath.