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Responding to malaria, TB as crucial as emerging health threats: Dr Fauci
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) The world needs to improve healthcare capabilities to respond to established infectious diseases like malaria and tuberculosis while also responding to emerging threats, the outgoing director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Dr Anthony S. Fauci, has stressed.
2022-11-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
No external pressure to accelerate Covaxin development: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech has denied that there was any external pressure to accelerate development of Covaxin, its vaccine for Covid-19.
2022-11-17
Category: India, Charleston,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt to start 'Mahila Mohalla Clinic' for women specialised treatment
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will, on Wednesday, launch a special 'Mahila Mohalla Clinic' in the city to provide free gynaecological treatment to women.
2022-11-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jayam Ravi tests positive for Covid
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Jayam Ravi, who plays the titular role of Arunmozhi Varman in director Mani Ratnam's blockbuster hit 'Ponniyin Selvan 1', has announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
2022-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Southern Cinema
SC imposes Rs 20K fine on plea to declare Satyendar Jain of 'unsound mind'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday junked a plea seeking to declare Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Satyendar Jain as "a person with unsound mind" and disqualify him from the Assembly on this ground, and imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the petitioner.
2022-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,IANS Special Series,Politics
World Rabies Day: Vaccination drive launched for stray dogs in NCR
Gurugram, Sep 28 (IANS) To spread awareness about the importance of rabies vaccines on the occasion of World Rabies Day, the DCC (Dogs Cats & Companions) Animal Hospital here launched a vaccination drive to administer shots to stray dogs across Delhi-NCR.
2022-09-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Prez Murmu unveils foundation stone for ICMR-NIV South Zone, Bengaluru
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday unveiled the foundation stone for ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV), South Zone at Bengaluru virtually.
2022-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bring millets back in your kitchen for healthy living, says Millet Man
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Popularly known as the 'Millet Man of India', Khadar Vali called upon farmers, agriculture scientists and policy makers to promote millets in agriculture to save soil, water, environment and, above all, human health.
2022-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Business/Economy
Inactivity makes you rusty, says Shilpa, as she does yogic stretches
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who fractured her leg while shooting for Rohit Shetty's web series, 'Indian Police Force', has already begun to do stretching exercises, even though she has been advised to rest.
2022-08-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Unani toothpaste for dental ailments by Dawakhana Tibbiya
Aligarh (UP), Aug 21 (IANS) The Dawakhana Tibbiya College in Aligarh Muslim University has come up with a toothpaste called 'Payodent', which promises to be beneficial for bleeding and swollen gums and pyorrhoea.
2022-08-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Aster Medcity and Medtronic partner for Deep Brain Therapy in Parkinson's patients
Kochi, Aug 18 (IANS) Aster Medcity and India Medtronic on Wednesday announced their partnership to build a comprehensive and advanced Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) program for Parkinson's patients in India.
2022-08-18
Category: India, Kerala,Health/Medicine
Bad dreams in older adults could signal onset of Parkinson's: Study
London, June 8 (IANS) Older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease, according to a study.
2022-06-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
After Sonia, Priyanka also tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A day after Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi tested Covid-19 positive, her daughter and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi also tested positive for the virus infection on Friday.
2022-06-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India reports 2,323 fresh Covid cases, 25 deaths
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India on Saturday reported 2,323 fresh Covid cases, an increase against the 2,259 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said.
2022-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India reports 2,364 fresh Covid cases, 10 deaths
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India reported 2,364 fresh Covid cases in a span of 24 hours, which is an increase over the previous day's count of 1,829 infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday morning.
2022-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India logs 2,487 Covid cases, 13 deaths
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India on Sunday reported 2,487 fresh Covid cases, a decline against the 2,858 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said.
2022-05-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India reports 2,858 fresh Covid cases, 11 deaths
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India on Saturday reported 2,858 fresh Covid cases, against the 2,841 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry.
2022-05-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India logs 2,897 Covid cases in last 24 hrs, 54 deaths
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India on Wednesday registered a rise in fresh Covid-19 cases at 2,897, against previous day's 2,288, the Union Health Ministry said.
2022-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India sees significant dip in Covid cases; 2,288 cases logged in 24 hrs
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India on Tuesday registered 2,288 fresh Covid cases, a considerable decline against previous day's 3,207, as per the Union Health Ministry data.
2022-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mandaviya stresses on synergy between preventive, modern medical facilities
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The goal of the Centre is to work holistically in the health sector with synergy between preventive healthcare and modern medical facilities, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday.
2022-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India logs 3,805 new Covid cases, 22 deaths
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India on Saturday reported 3,805 new Covid cases, a considerable rise against the 3,545 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said.
2022-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Spurt in gastroenteritis cases in Lucknow
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) There has been a spurt in cases of gastroenteritis, diarrhoea and dysentery in Lucknow since the past two weeks.
2022-05-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India reports marginal rise in Covid cases
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India reported 3,275 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, a marginal uptick against 3,205 on the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
2022-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dharmendra shares 'most beautiful memory' to 'feel better'
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Veteran star Dharmendra, who was admitted to the hospital after he strained his back, shared a fond memory put up by his fan on social media to feel better.
2022-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Fire safety audit in TN govt hospitals after mishap in Rajiv Gandhi hospital
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a fire and safety audit in all the state government hospitals.
2022-04-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid as US struggles for normalcy (Ld)
New York, April 27 (IANS) US Vice-President Kamala Harris has become the highest-ranking official in the current Biden administration to be infected with Covid-19 despite vaccinations as the US tries desperately to bring a semblance of normalcy after two years of restrictions and nearly a million deaths.
2022-04-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Integrate indigenous medical systems with modern medical practices: Mandaviya
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said that the need of the hour is to integrate our own indigenous medical systems like Ayurveda, Yoga with modern medical practices.
2022-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese experts reveal genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) Chinese researchers have revealed the genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size based on a systematic study on the molecular basis of natural variation, according to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
2022-04-12
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Health Minister chairs meeting with experts on new 'XE' Covid variant
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday chaired a meeting with the key experts and officials of the country on the new 'XE variant' of Covid.
2022-04-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Govt working tirelessly to augment India's health infrastructure: Modi
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government was working tirelessly to augment India's health infrastructure.
2022-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Special Series,Politics
Mandaviya flags off 33 Indian Red Cross Society ambulances
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday flagged off 33 ambulances from Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
2022-04-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Jan Aushadhi medicine led to estimated savings of Rs 4,800 cr for people'
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Jan Aushadhi medicines are 50-90 per cent cheaper over market prices of branded medicines, and during the current financial year till February 28, 2022, have led to estimated savings of approximately Rs 4,800 crore to the citizens, the Parliament was told on Wednesday.
2022-03-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
David Bennett's loss 'beginning of hope' for future patients
New York/New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Devastated by the loss of David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart disease, who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart, the researchers at University of Maryland Medical Center in the US said they have gained invaluable insights learning.
2022-03-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
PM Modi interacts with Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana beneficiaries
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana beneficiaries via video conferencing.
2022-03-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Budget expands efforts to reform, transform healthcare system: PM
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The health budget expands the government's efforts to reform and transform the healthcare system over the past seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
2022-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Modi to inaugurate post-Budget webinar of Health Ministry
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the post-Budget webinar of the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, officials said on Friday.
2022-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Father-in-law saves life of ailing daughter-in-law by donating kidney
Aurangabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman, diagnosed with kidney ailment, from Jalna district in Maharashtra's Aurangabad has received a new lease of life after her father-in-law donated one of his kidneys with the help of doctors at Medicover Hospitals.
2022-02-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Covid cases showing declining trend in India: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The current surge of Covid-19 cases in the country is showing a sustained declining trend, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
2022-02-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India implementing largest Immunization program in the world: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India is implementing the largest immunisation programme globally where annually more than 3 crore pregnant women and 2.6 crore children are covered through the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP), said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya while launching the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 4.0 virtually on Monday.
2022-02-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Group of youth to sue Japan's TEPCO over Fukushima disaster-linked cancer claims
Tokyo, Jan 27 (IANS) The operator of Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant will be sued by six young people on Thursday over claims that exposure to radiation after the plant's multiple meltdowns caused them to develop thyroid cancer.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Singapore reports 4,832 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Jan 27 (IANS) Singapore reported 4,832 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 327,602.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
UAE delivers 1 mn Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza
Gaza, Jan 27 (IANS) The UAE has delivered 1 million Sputnik V vaccine doses to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing, an official said.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Health/Medicine,Politics
Hong Kong reports 140 new Covid-19 cases
Hong Kong, Jan 24 (IANS) Hong Kong reported 140 new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 13,286, according to data from the Center for Health Protection.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Singapore's total Covid-19 cases rise to 313,772
Singapore, Jan 24 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,496 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 313,772.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Indonesia reports 2,925 newly-confirmed Covid-19 cases, 14 more deaths
Jakarta, Jan 24 (IANS) Indonesia has confirmed 2,925 new Covid-19 cases, raising the country's tally of infections to 4,286,378, according to the country's Health Ministry.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Russia reports record daily Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) Russia reported 63,205 Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily count since the pandemic hit the country, taking the national tally to 11,108,191, the official monitoring and response center has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Omicron drives surging Covid-19 cases in Nepal: Health authority
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now driving daily cases to surge in Nepal, accounting for 88 per cent of the samples tested recently, the country's Ministry of Health and Population has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine
72 test positive for Covid-19 among Beijing 2022-related personnel
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 72 confirmed positive tests for Covid-19 have been reported related to the 2022 Olympic Winter games between January 4 and 22, the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee (BOCOG) has announced.
2022-01-24
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Slovenia sees new record daily Covid-19 cases
Ljubljana, Jan 24 (IANS) Slovenia reported 13,911 new Covid-19 cases, the third daily record this week, the National Institute of Public Health has reported.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Slovenia,Health/Medicine
New Zealand reports 24 new community cases amid Omicron alerts
Wellington, Jan 24 (IANS) New Zealand recorded 24 new community cases of Covid-19, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine