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Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: UP Opposition attacks Yogi Adityanath's govt over children's deaths
India

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: UP Opposition attacks Yogi Adityanath's govt over children's deaths

The Opposition tore into the Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh for the deaths of over 60 children at BRD hospital in Gorakhpur.

US engineers have designed a smart undergarment to reduce lower back pain
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US engineers have designed a smart undergarment to reduce lower back pain

The smart device was unveiled at the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Brisbane, Australia.

Donald Trump's healthcare bill: 5 reasons why it would fail in US Senate, and 3 why it may not
World

Donald Trump's healthcare bill: 5 reasons why it would fail in US Senate, and 3 why it may not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former Barack Obama's healthcare law

Medical officers in paramilitary forces to retire at 65 instead of 60 years
India

Medical officers in paramilitary forces to retire at 65 instead of 60 years

The retirement age of medical officers working in central armed police forces like the CRPF and BSF has been enhanced from 60 to 65 years, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh shocker: Family forced to carry body in cycle-rickshaw after hospitals deny ambulance
India

Uttar Pradesh shocker: Family forced to carry body in cycle-rickshaw after hospitals deny ambulance

In yet another incident of government apathy, a family in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh was forced to carry dead body of a relative in a cycle-rickshaw

American Healthcare Act passed: Indian-American law makers raise serious concerns
World

American Healthcare Act passed: Indian-American law makers raise serious concerns

Indian-American lawmakers have supported Obamacare over a bill that aims to replace the landmark overhaul achieved by Barack Obama, alleging that the new legislation passed by House of Representatives would kick off 24 million Americans of healthcare plans.

Eman Ahmed's sister goes against doctors orders and tries to feed her, Saifee Hospital files complaint
India

Eman Ahmed's sister goes against doctors orders and tries to feed her, Saifee Hospital files complaint

The spat between Dr Muffazal Lakdawala and Eman Ahmed's sister Shaimaa Selim is getting bitter by the day.

Why India should use private pharmacies in its war against tuberculosis
India

Why India should use private pharmacies in its war against tuberculosis

India has over 850,000 private pharmacies or chemists nationwide; yet, only 9 percent of them – not enough to have a larger public-health impact – have been engaged in efforts to control tuberculosis (TB)

Around 1,000 Mohalla clinics remain a mirage for Delhi with govt, L-G and MCD at loggerheads
India

Around 1,000 Mohalla clinics remain a mirage for Delhi with govt, L-G and MCD at loggerheads

Even as the 31 March deadline approaches, the Delhi health department got busy in filing replies to the queries on its flagship project of setting up of 1,000 Mohalla clinics

Qualcomm and Philips announce collaboration for connected health care across solutions
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Qualcomm and Philips announce collaboration for connected health care across solutions

Philips and chip manufacturer Qualcomm Incorporated on Thursday announced a collaboration to advance connected health across its solutions.

NEET row: We need to focus on what is good for the country's health
India

NEET row: We need to focus on what is good for the country's health

If NEET is implemented without a proper thought process, it will benefit urban youth and coaching classes, but will push back rural healthcare by many years.

Real Time Twitter analysis  on Asthma attacks can help healthcare workers anticipate hospitalisations
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Real Time Twitter analysis on Asthma attacks can help healthcare workers anticipate hospitalisations

Keeping tabs on twitter may be an effective tool to help prepare for, and prevent, increases in asthma emergencies, say researchers.

Medical Council of India largely responsible for corruption in health care, reveals committee
India

Medical Council of India largely responsible for corruption in health care, reveals committee

A parliamentary committee has lifted the lid from the goings on in the scam-infested country’s sole medical regulatory body, Medical Council of India (MCI).

Misplaced priorities?: Medical tourism raises more questions than dollars
India

Misplaced priorities?: Medical tourism raises more questions than dollars

Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday launched the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to promote medical tourism from foreign countries into India.

14 lose eyesight after botched cataract surgery in Maharashtra
Mumbai

14 lose eyesight after botched cataract surgery in Maharashtra

As many as fourteen people from Washim in west Vidarbha may have lost their vision after an infection which was caught during cataract surgeries at a district hospital there.

Four persons die of reactions after blood transfusion in West Bengal
India

Four persons die of reactions after blood transfusion in West Bengal

Four people have died of reactions post blood transfusion in the past four days at the Durgapur Steel Plant Hospital in West Bengal, an official said on Monday.

Bon Jovi to open a one-stop facility in New Jersey for food stamps, health care and job training
Entertainment

Bon Jovi to open a one-stop facility in New Jersey for food stamps, health care and job training

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will open a one-stop facility in New Jersey that will help people get food stamps, health care, meals for at-risk children and senior citizens, as well as offering culinary-related job training.

Fitness trackers and health apps can boost care, reveal doctors
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Fitness trackers and health apps can boost care, reveal doctors

That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.

Swine flu death toll crosses 190 in Rajasthan since start of 2015
Life

Swine flu death toll crosses 190 in Rajasthan since start of 2015

With eight more swine flu deaths on Wednesday, total deaths touched 191 in Rajasthan since the start of this year, an official said.