Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India (20:48)
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital Sunday.
Fish therapy makes its way into Gaza (13:30)
Gaza, May 19 (IANS) Fouad Yahya, a resident of the Gaza Strip, had never expected that one day a fish will help treat his skin disease, a therapy that he learnt about via the internet.
Medical aid on sail - documenting the boat clinics of Assam (10:12)
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) What began as an impulse to help those in need of dire medical attention in isolated areas of Assam, where the mighty river Brahmaputra is both a lifeline and a curse, is today a unique mission to reach healthcare to almost a million people spread over 13 districts of the far-flung northeastern state.
Stressful job might take life (16:36)
London, May 18 (IANS) A stressful job can change the way body handles fat, resulting in raised cholesterol levels and even a heart disease, almost fatal for anyone.
'Dispel myths about vitiligo' (May 19 is Vitiligo Awareness Day in India) (14:10)
By Prathiba Raju
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Priyanka Sharma says she feels like an outcast when fellow commuters get up as she sits beside them or her friends call her a cow. The reason: A white patch on her forehand five years ago that soon spread to other parts of her body.
NHRC summons Odisha chief secretary (14:10)
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Odisha chief secretary for failing to submit a report on the problems faced by patients and Ayush doctors in the state, a petitioner said Saturday.
Woman dies of swine flu in UP (09:26)
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) A woman died here of swine flu late Friday, health officials said Saturday.
Social mobilisation key to polio eradication in India: Bill Gates (21:08)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Expected to be the hardest, polio eradication was made possible in India thanks to social mobilisation and mapping of houses refusing the vaccine, according to Microsoft's Bill Gates.
Maharashtra, GE to modernise rural health care (19:25)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Maharashtra has initiated steps to modernise its rural healthcare network with a tie-up with an international consortium, an official said here Friday.
Goa has most diabetics in 40-plus age group (18:25)
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) Goa has the highest rate of diabetes in the country among people over 40 years of age, a doctor said Friday.
Hypertension: India's silent killer (May 18 is World Hypertension Day) (14:15)
By Sreeparna Chakrabarty
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Fast-moving lifestyles, unearthly hours at work, stress, addiction to alcohol and unhealthy meals are making more and more Indians fall prey to high blood pressure at a very young age.
Retirement can damage your health, says study (08:36)
London, May 17 (IANS) Work longer, live healthier. Retirement has a detrimental impact on both mental and physical health over time, says a new study.
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