New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Tobacco products are the number one cause of cancer in India and the use of chewed tobacco products is directly linked to oral cancer, a report released Tuesday said. The World Lung Foundation report said more than one million Indians die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases each year.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:42:16 PM
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday directed the central government to consider suggestions on surrogacy regulatory laws in order to protect the surrogate mother and the children born through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 5:12:11 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 3:14:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) For the last three years, Usha Rani had difficulty in swallowing. It is only now that the 63-year-old can eat easily after the removal of a denture that she swallowed accidentally.
Monday, February 10, 2014 9:16:11 PM
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who recently battled cancer, Monday asked people to spread awareness about the disease.
Monday, February 10, 2014 8:38:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India has completed three years without polio, a landmark achievement which would pave the way for a polio-free certification from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the health ministry Monday said.
Monday, February 10, 2014 7:10:05 PM
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) There is a great need for extending sophisticated medical facilities to poor people in India as they are not able to get proper health care, Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung said Sunday.
Sunday, February 09, 2014 9:08:03 PM
Agra, Feb 9 (IANS) The government must make eye tests compulsory for diabetics to prevent growing blindness in India, a leading doctor told an ophthalmology convention that ended here Sunday.
Sunday, February 09, 2014 3:22:16 PM
Gurgaon, Feb 8 (IANS) Positive psychology and good diet are crucial for cancer survivors to lead a healthy life post cancer, according to doctors and dieticians.
Saturday, February 08, 2014 8:28:03 PM
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Under fire from various quarters, especially the opposition Congress, over the death of an infant girl due to cold during a protest, the Punjab government Saturday defended itself on the issue saying that the infant died in hospital due to other complications.
Saturday, February 08, 2014 8:26:07 PM
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