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  • Modi govt aims to break doctor-pharma company nexus, medicines will become cheaper

    18 April, 2017 5:06 AM 18

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indicated that his government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe low-cost generic medicines to patients. A generic drug is a medication that is equivalent to a brand-name product in dosage, strength, route of administration, quality, safety, performance, and intended use. Generic

  • 73 KFD cases detected in Goa since Jan

    17 April, 2017 10:36 PM 22

    The DHS also took up vaccination drives in Savoi Verem after a female was found infected with KFD Panaji: Cases of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), also called monkey fever, are on the rise in the state even as the directorate of health services commenced its second round of vaccination in affected areas. Since January, 73 cases of KFD have been detected

  • Our resolve is to provide quality, affordable healthcare: PM

    17 April, 2017 6:28 AM 26

    Pitching hard for preventive healthcare and public service through collective measures, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India's healthcare scenario is set to change with the government's emphasis on healthcare for the poor under the new health policy. At the inauguration of Kiran Hospital in Katargam area of Surat, Modi said the NDA government

  • Two Panigate cops die of heart attack

    16 April, 2017 10:30 PM 43

    Vadodara: Two police constables of Panigate police station died due to heart attack within hours on reaching home after completing their duties on Saturday. Ranjitsinh Rohit (52) and Dashratsinh Mangroliya (55) returned to their homes on Waghhodia Road and Dabhoi Road at 2 pm and 9 pm respectively. They suddenly fell unconscious and their family members

  • Mahajan supports Sassoon PPP model

    16 April, 2017 6:37 PM 17

    Pune: The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), developed on public-private partnership (PPP) basis, at Sassoon General hospital has prompted the state's medical education minister Girish Mahajan to issue directives to other state-run medical college-attached hospitals to replicate the model. Mahajan, who launched the NICU, on Sunday said Sassoon's PPP model

  • Ice tea may harm you by increasing risk of cholera

    16 April, 2017 12:44 PM 30

    Beware before you drink that ice-tea! A study finds that drinking iced tea or un-boiled water and having a water source near a toilet may increase the risk of cholera. The results, published in the journal of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, suggested that about 22% of people with cholera reported drinking iced tea in the week prior to their disease

  • Want to speed up your metabolism? Start drinking Gin!

    16 April, 2017 9:50 AM 32

    London: If you want to speed up your metabolism, then start consuming Gin. A new study study has found that Gin enhances your body's ability to burn calories for an hour after you finish the drink. Researchers from the University of Sigulda in Latvia said, Gin is made from antioxidant-rich juniper berries which is good for your metabolism and in fact, the mice who were fed regular

  • Unhygienic food: AMC raids cold drink shops, 11 get notices

    15 April, 2017 10:44 PM 30

    Ahmedabad: As part of its crackdown on manufacture and sales of unhygienic food across the city, the flying squad of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) health department raided cold drink and juice manufacturers on Saturday. Around 11 manufacturers came under the civic body's scanner, from where suspicious samples of food were collected and sent to public

  • Crane used to move Eman out of specially built hosp room

    14 April, 2017 6:56 PM 48

    MUMBAI: Egyptian Eman Ahmed, who has lost 242kg in the two months since she arrived in Mumbai from her Alexandria home in Egypt, was moved out of her specially built 1,000-sq ft room into a suite-class room in Saifee Hospital, Charni Road, on Friday night. At 252kg, Eman can be accommodated in a normal hospital room, albeit with round-the-clock supervision

  • Bhopal's first cadaveric donation gives life to three patients

    14 April, 2017 6:54 PM 47

    Bhopal: State capital's first cadaveric organ donation took place on Friday giving a new lease of life to three people. Liver and two kidneys harvested from a 60-year-old man who was declared brain dead was transplanted on three patients in the state capital. The man, who suffered hemorrhage after being hit by a two-wheeler while crossing a road was declared