Jan 1, 1970

IMA Doctors Call For Day-Long Nationwide Strike, Medical Services to be Affected

The members of the Indian Medical Association will hold a nationwide day-long strike to protest against government's amendments to the Clinical Establishment Act, 2010 and other policies including the National Council for Human Resources in Health Bill-2011 and the new three-year Bachelor of Rural Health and Care programme. Jun 25, 2012

Apollo Hospitals Group Wins G20 Challenge Award

India's Apollo Hospitals Group won the G20 Challenge on Inclusive Business Innovation, a competition launched by the Group of 20 and International Finance Corporation (IFC), at a ceremony hosted in Mexico. Jun 21, 2012

Rohtak Shelter Home Case: Children Forced to Perform Oral Sex, Naked Yoga; Probe Panel Asks Special Court for Speedy Trial

The Punjab and Haryana High court investigation board report on the Rohtak shelter home, Apna Ghar, has made shocking revelations. According to the report, children - many between five and 10 years - were forced to perform oral sex and naked yoga at the shelter home. Earlier in May, the Rohtak Shelter Home was raided by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). Jun 14, 2012

Mysterious Encephalitis Syndrome kills 74 Children in Bihar

As many as 74 children have been suspected to have died due to a mysterious Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) that has spread in Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Patna districts of Bihar in the last one month, according to health officials Jun 9, 2012

Satyamev Jayate Row: Aamir Khan Hurts Doctors; IMA Demands Apology

Aamir Khan brought himself a mixed bag of positive response and brickbats from the doctor's fraternity after he debated about the unethical practices by a section of doctors to rob of the ignorant patients' money, in his latest TV show Satyamev Jayate. Jun 7, 2012

Yuvraj Singh ' Recovering Well', Likely To Play Cricket Soon

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh is likely to return to the field soon, following his successful recovery from a malignant rare germ cell cancer. The all-rounder is recovering well and also attended fitness drills at the national cricket academy Jun 5, 2012

Warren Buffett Has Prostate Cancer, Curable

Prudent and greatest investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday announced that he has a stage 1 prostate cancer. However he expressed the confident of overcoming the Big C (cancer). Doctors attending to Buffett said that since the cancer was detected at a very early stage the situation may not be that certain. Furthermore they added Buffett faces good odds, even at his age. Apr 18, 2012

One in Five Adolescents hears Voices in Head: Research

One in five adolescents hears voices in their head, especially children aged 11 to 13, a new psychiatric study says.The findings reports that children who continue to suffer auditory hallucination, even after a particular age limit, could be at a higher risk of developing mental illness or behavioural disorders. Apr 13, 2012