Chennai, July 20 (IANS) A hospital here has scripted medical history by successfully conducting a unrelated bone marrow transplant in an eight-year-old Ugandan boy using the cord blood cells from an American donor, at a fraction of what the procedure would cost internationally.
Friday, July 20, 2007 4:37:30 PM
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss Friday got cabinet support for his proposed amendment to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Act under which the tenure of the institute's director would be for five years with retirement at 65.
Friday, July 20, 2007 3:47:26 PM
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief K.S. Sudarshan was admitted to a private nursing home here late Thursday following high fever for the past few days.
Thursday, July 19, 2007 11:22:14 PM
Indore, July 19 (IANS) It's a competition for women all right but sans glamorous clothes, high heels and choreographers! Some slums in this city have organised a pregnant women's contest with the aim of reducing infant mortality.
Thursday, July 19, 2007 9:22:20 AM
Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) Inspite of a law in place, the level of birth registration in certain parts of India is not satisfactory. Of the 26 million children born every year, 10 million still go unregistered.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 3:39:16 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi Wednesday said the government was not averse to inviting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to study the outbreak of a mosquito borne fever in the state that has claimed 173 lives this year.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 2:35:44 PM
Raipur, July 17 (IANS) As many as 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district hospital in Chhattisgarh during January-May 2007, Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the state assembly Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:27:52 PM
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday said that the flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) programme, launched two years ago, had brought about an 'unprecedented momentum for change' and would rejuvenate the country's health sector.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 8:16:57 PM
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare plans to set up a super speciality hospital in Jaipur as part of its initiative to expand its operations in Rajasthan.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 5:38:16 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) will organise an international seminar here later this month to impart knowledge of advanced modelling techniques in drug discovery to chemists and life science experts.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:25:25 PM
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