Chennai, July 13 (IANS) A network of HIV positive people has launched a countrywide campaign to promote access to treatment for patients, saying northern India in particular lags behind in this respect.
Friday, July 13, 2007 7:35:15 AM
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Suven Life Sciences has submitted an application with the Drug Controller General of India for permission to undertake phase-1 clinical trials of its new drug Suvn-502 for treatment of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's and schizophrenia.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 3:28:08 PM
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A hospital-on-rails that will travel through India's vast rural hinterland was launched here Thursday, promising to bring free up-to-date medical and even surgical treatment for millions with little access to them.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:58:28 PM
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A brand new four-coach train offering free up-to-date diagnostic and surgical treatment for India's rural population was flagged off by Congress president Sonia Gandhi here Thursday.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 1:09:23 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) Wednesday deferred its decision on the controversial issue of displaying the skull and crossbones warning on the cover of beedi packets.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:25:27 PM
Jagatsinghpur, July 11 (IANS) A woman gave birth to a child under a tree near a government hospital in Orissa after a doctor refused to attend to her as her husband failed to pay a fee of Rs.2,000.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 7:54:03 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As the world celebrated Population Day Wednesday, a doctors' body said they had made a series of documentary films to reduce maternal mortality, which claims nearly 100,000 lives in India, for spreading awareness in rural areas.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 6:18:54 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) The Kerala government will conduct a door-to-door campaign to spread awareness and garner support for the five HIV positive children who were not allowed to attend school in Kottayam district after protests from parents of other kids, the state health minister said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 5:24:04 PM
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Considering the rising number of deaths due to lightning, the Jharkhand government is planning to make it mandatory to set up lightning conductors on all buildings.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 12:23:27 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) At a time when India's HIV/AIDS numbers have been halved in heartening new findings, growing discrimination against HIV patients is causing worry to health workers and rights activists.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:27:52 AM
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