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Overcharging Patients

Why India’s Private Hospitals Can Get Away With Overcharging Patients

One area where successive governments have failed is the continued neglect in instituting and enforcing laws in the area of healthcare that affect all,...
Compulsory minimum work for doctors

Make Compulsory Minimum Period For Doctors To Work In India, Parliamentary Panel Suggests

A parliamentary panel has recommended that a “compulsory minimum period” of working within the country be...
Zydus

Zydus Gets USFDA Nod to Market Drugs for Stomach Ailments

Zydus Cadila today said it has got final nod from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for marketing Omeprazole and Sodium bicarbonate capsules, used...
health

Cabinet Okays MoUs Between India and Iran in Health and Medicine

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved two MoUs inked between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of health, medicine and traditional systems of...
nicotine

FDA Wants to Reduce the Amount of Nicotine in Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it wants to sharply reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. The idea is to help wean...
Euthanasia

Euthanasia and Living Will: on the Supreme Court’s Verdict

The Supreme Court on last week declared Passive Euthanasia and the right of persons, including the terminally ill, to give advance directives (Living Will) to refuse...
TB

Progress against TB in SE Asian region to have major impact globally: WHO Chief

WHO members nations pledged to ramp up efforts to eradicate tuberculosis by 2030. WHO said tuberculosis was responsible for 1.7 million deaths in 2016, despite...
Antibiotics

Multinational Companies Continue To Produce Unregulated Antibiotics In India

Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle...
hormone therapy

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Having a Healthier Heart

Women who use menopausal hormone therapy appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure,...
Anxiety

Feeling Anxious? Blame the Size of Your Waistline

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women. Although anxiety can be...