Ludhiana, Feb 21 (IANS) A heart-shaped mosaic measuring nearly 5,166 square feet has entered the Guinness World Records as the world's largest vegetable heart mosaic, organisers of a health event said here Friday.
Friday, February 21, 2014 8:40:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Parliament Friday passed the a bill which simplifies the regulations for procuring and possessing narcotic drugs like morphine for medicinal purposes, with the Rajya Sabha Friday giving its assent Friday.
Friday, February 21, 2014 7:10:05 PM
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday inaugurated a multi-super specialty hospital set up at a cost of Rs.143.14 crore in a building originally meant for the state assembly.
Friday, February 21, 2014 6:36:18 PM
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Abundant in the lush hills of northeast India, a variety of plant-like organisms called lichens may hold the key to a potential drug against breast cancer that affects one in 28 women in India, according to a discovery by scientists here.
Friday, February 21, 2014 4:00:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The country's top industry bodies and global consulting firms have come together to draw up strategies that will address crucial health care challenges in the future.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:00:04 PM
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday suggested the creation of a chair in the School of Tropical Medicine (STM) to posthumously honour Subhas Mukherjee, a Kolkata-based physician credited with India's first test-tube baby.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:26:07 PM
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Health experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here Thursday announced a new technique called 'Distraction, Compression, Extension and Reduction' (DCER) designed for complex spine surgeries.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:10:05 PM
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that "no quacks are allowed to practice" in the national capital, saying that it affects the fundamental right to life of people.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:04:04 PM
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Wednesday termed as "regrettable" the decision to transfer Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju to the department of consumer affairs.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 9:42:14 PM
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The status of health care services in India was "dismal", Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said Wednesday, cautioning against over-reliance on the private sector without the availability of basic public health service in the country.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 9:12:08 PM
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