New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India has achieved a reduction in overall HIV infections, but injecting drug users remain one of the most vulnerable groups in the country as far as contracting HIV/AIDS is concerned, said a report.
Friday, November 29, 2013 2:48:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Consuming nuts at least seven times a week can reduce risk of death from any cause by 20 percent, says a new study.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 11:26:07 PM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, a 26-year old Nigerian woman had little hope of walking again, due to her excessive weight of 154 kg. That was till she decided to undergo bariatric surgery at a hospital here.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 11:10:06 PM
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has taken over as Unicef ambassador for South Asia to support the organisation's work in promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region, an official said here Thursday.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 7:08:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Ritesh and Bhawana Godse (name changed), a couple from Nagpur living with HIV-AIDS for the past five years, claim it was carelessness on the part of a hospital in Gujarat that resulted in their being infected with HIV-contaminated blood.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 2:48:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Women suffering from diabetes and wishing to start a family should monitor their blood glucose levels and take a daily high dose of folic acid before pregnancy to avoid risk to their baby's health, a new study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:06:07 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Congress legislator Vipin Sharma, 35, has claimed Rs.1.03 crore as medical reimbursement allocated to lawmakers in the capital, a reply to a Right to Information query said.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 8:46:08 PM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked Odisha to submit a fresh report in six weeks on the alleged irregularities in a family planning operation camp held in Puri district in February, a petitioner said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:56:10 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the Commissioners of Food Safety of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to be present in court Dec 5 and inform it about the steps taken by them to curb adulteration in milk in their states.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:22:05 PM
Guwahati, Nov 27 (IANS) The Assam government will treat, free of cost, 619 children with congenital heart defect (CHD), at Kolkata and Bangalore in the next four months, state Minister for Health and Family Welfare Himanta Biswa Sarma said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 5:48:03 PM
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