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Mar 08, 2019
Are Indian hospitals prepared for the new age of mhealth and digital healthcare?In the age of digital data, India needs data protection laws beyond the ones that exist today.
Mar 05, 2019
Narendra Modi's insensitive remark on dyslexia reaffirms India's narrow understanding of learning disordersPrime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticised for seemingly taking a jibe at the Gandhis — Rahul and Sonia — by making a reference to dyslexia and children who have been labelled as dyslexic.
Feb 12, 2019
Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaksAs many as 79 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in Rajasthan, according to data issued by the state's health department, taking the toll of this year up to 112.
Jan 29, 2019
India reels under swine flu menace with maximum deaths recorded in Rajasthan and GujaratIndia reels under the swine flu menace, with deaths and cases being widely reported in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana
Oct 04, 2018
Health ministry says surveillance against Polio virus Type 2 enhanced in UP, Maharashtra, Telangana after traces of virus found in statesThe Health Ministry on Wednesday said surveillance has been enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana after traces of Polio Virus Type 2 were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine, and asserted that the country must continue to remain polio-free.
Sep 11, 2018
Act prohibiting discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS in effect from 10 September; law was passed in April 2017The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act, 2017 starting 10 September, 2018.
Jun 28, 2018
Depressed? Do yoga, travel, eat fruits, says health ministry; Twitter, mental health experts slam 'tone-deaf' advice on depressionIf the health ministry is to be believed, the clinical illness of depression, a disorder that affects 322 million worldwide – is not an illness at all.
Apr 23, 2018
Health Ministry eats its words, deletes tweet after social media outrage over use of 'fat shaming' imageThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) removed a tweet that asked people "What's your choice?" based on a photo that displayed two women — one overweight, depicting non-veg and processed food items and the other lean with fruits and vegetables
Apr 17, 2018
Government of India seeks to define stem cells as drug, regulate use in therapy; scientists term move 'long overdue'The health ministry , in a proposal to amend existing rules, pushed to bring stem cells and cell-based products under legal regulations
Mar 10, 2018
'Rare diseases' remain common in India: Government must provide push for research and screeningDespite a national policy draft being put in place by the Central government, there’s a lack of awareness on the issue of rare diseases.