Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) In the absence of vaccine against HIV/AIDS, the 'social vaccine' of mass awareness needs to be strengthened to prevent spread of the deadly virus, a top UN official here said Saturday.
Saturday, December 16, 2006 7:15:13 PM
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Some 3.1 million children under the age of five and 1.7 million women die in Asia annually because of poor sanitation, an international conference was told Saturday.
Saturday, December 16, 2006 6:53:56 PM
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A clutch of Korean universities plan to collaborate with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in education, training, research and student exchange.
Saturday, December 16, 2006 5:54:04 PM
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A section of doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) went on hunger strike Friday to protest the passage of a bill allowing reservation of seats in educational institutes even as hospital authorities said they would not allow 'any dharna in the campus'.
Friday, December 15, 2006 11:08:16 PM
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian government said Friday it would not withdraw a notification making it mandatory for bidi packets to carry a skull and crossbones picture as a warning but said its enforcement could be postponed till May.
Friday, December 15, 2006 3:55:52 PM
Patna, Dec 15(IANS) A mysterious disease showing symptoms of high fever and bodyache has killed 12 children in Bihar in the last two days.
Friday, December 15, 2006 1:58:00 PM
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) Terming it as a 'citizens raid', Bhopal gas tragedy survivors' organisations claimed to have seized a large number of sub-standard and expired drugs from two medical stores of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Department.
Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:42:20 PM
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The medical board of the Delhi government will investigate the case of a four-year-old child who was mistakenly operated upon for congenital hernia instead of an extra finger in a government hospital here.
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 9:26:57 PM
Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) A 15-year-old mentally challenged boy has been locked in a room by his father and stepmother for the last eight years in Jamshedpur, 132 km from here, say local media reports.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:45:37 PM
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government is considering setting up a medical and health university to promote the study of various systems of medicine, Health Minister Ajay Vishnoi said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:07:04 PM
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