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About 11 per cent of drugs in poor countries are fake: WHO
The World Health Organization says about 11 per cent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like...
World running out of antibiotics, WHO warns
Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said. Most of the drugs...
Pregnant women with Hepatitis C have 90% chance of infecting their newborn
The parents of 31-year-old Naina Bharali are worried since their only daughter has been diagnosed with cirrhosis (liver cancer) -- caused by the Hepatitis C virus. She is four months pregnant and...
Major Relief to Cardiac Patients: Govt cut prices of life-saving Coronary Stents by up to 85%
With an aim of providing relief to heart patients, The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Tuesday fixed prices of coronary stents. Coronary stents is a small metal mesh tubes used to...
Indian Academy of Pediatrics launches IAP-TV to promote Maternal and Child Health
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), established in 1963, at Mumbai announced the launch of IAP-TV, world’s first private health education network to promote maternal and child health. IAP-TV is a...
World AIDS Day: Durex launches "Umbrella with Raindrops" as the unofficial Safe Sex Emoji
Ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, a worldwide poll done asking the public which emoji should be closely associated with safe sex, the Open Umbrella with Raindrops has been finalized and launched...
India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products
India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report...
Your Heart Matters & Here's How You Can Protect It!
Your heart is unique. It is the size of your fist and beats throughout your lifetime. It never rests, it never complains. So, what is the least you can do to protect it? Put it under lesser stress...
Chikungunya claims lives in Delhi
Chikungunya has claimed four lives as the monsoon season takes a toll on Delhi. Apart from the number of deaths, various politicians are in the news for not being there when the capital needs them...
Is Sex Just Another Tool To Propagate Patriarchy?
"Everything in the world is about sex, except sex. Sex is about power." ~ Oscar Wilde When the second wave of feminism grew powerful in America in the 1960s , an essay by Carol Hanisch called "The...
No More Wombs On Rent In India
First Farah Khan, then Sharukh Khan and recently Tushar Kapoor were among the various famous stars who set a trend to let the world know about IVF surrogacy or InVitro Fertilization. Well, this...
When The Scavenger Becomes The Victim
India is home to 9 different species of Vultures and the tabular chart given below should worry you. Three out of nine vulture species are critically endangered (meaning 90% of the species are dead)...
Mumbai Kidney Racket busted
Another batch of doctors passed out after taking their oath. While all the young doctors sincerely take the oath and wish to be successful some doctors in the country are becoming the reason why...
India, Let's Shatter The Breastfeeding Taboo!
A new life enters the world every second. A new life which is full of promise and hope, unfortunately fails to reach its potential only because of a cardinal error committed by its mother: refusal to...
NEET- Single Medical Entrance Test, Bill Passed in Lok Sabha
My friend wanted to be a doctor and I remember how she dreaded all the entrance exams. She had to sit for different exams for the medical and dental courses and then again, other exams for the...
India Among 5 countries That Will See High Under-5 Deaths: UN
India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Congo and Angola will account for more than half of global under-five deaths by 2030, according to a UN report which said 69 million children below five will die in the next...
Can Sex Get Boring?
We belong to a time where everything is always constantly getting updated. Old phone- update, old software- update, old car- update, this habit of updating everything, every now and then is actually...
Why Water Is Considered As Basic Unit Of Life?
A new study has explained that why water is considered as the basic unit of life and why life is not possible without it. The Ohio State University lead researcher Dongping Zhong called the study a '...
New Sperm Sorting Device Can Help Infertile Couples
Researchers have developed a new device that can sort the best sperm out of millions in just half an hour for their use in assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilisation. The...
What Makes An Autistic Person Happy?
Today, we can gladly tell you that humanity is not dead. Over a weak ago, a Massachusetts woman hoped to surprise her autistic cousin on her birthday. And, she could! Thanks to 5000 Samaritans who...
New Drug To Prevent Migraine May Start Working In Days
A new drug to prevent migraine was associated with fewer headache hours for people with chronic migraine within three to seven days after the first injection, according to a study published in the...
Luring The Poor To Sell Their Organs!
Medication at a private hospital is getting expensive with each passing day, but people still don’t mind it when they know they can trust the hospital. The belief that people have in the doctors and...
Fitness Freak And Health Conscious Should Not Miss This Natural Drink At All !!
Many people claim that coconut water has an amazing effect on human health. Today, coconut water is consumed throughout the world, and it can be located quickly in most supermarkets. You have...
No Smoking! Blanket Ban On Smoking Scenes In Films
Striking a fresh controversy, the Indian Medical Association has demanded a blanket ban on smoking scenes in films. The association said that the caption cautioning viewers about the effect of...
Over 80 Percent Of World’s City Dwellers Breathe Polluted Air: WHO
Over 80 percent of world’s city dwellers breathe polluted air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a World Health Organisation reports said on Friday. The report...
Is Your Hard Earned Daily Bread Safe?
If you start your day with a nice toast with jam or butter, you could be moving towards cancer! Surprised? The Centre for Science and Environment has found traces of potassium bromate and potassium...
Is It Time For India To Legalize Active Euthanasia?
With the Union Ministry of Health inviting public opinion over the 'Terminally Ill Patients Bill', the debate of whether active euthanasia should be legal in India has been re-ignited. The '...
Indian Healthcare System
"Sir, you have Cancer and you need to get this treated" "Madam, everybody has to die one day, so what's the point? If I eat these expensive medicines, my family will die of poverty." This was an...
The Only Way for Admission into MBBS or BDS- NEET
From now on, there will be only one common entrance test for MBBS and BDS aspirants - National eligibility cum entrance test (NEET). Putting an end to all the confusion, the Supreme Court on Monday...
Will Pictorial Warnings Stop People From Smoking?
I stood in the lobby, looking at patients being wheeled in and out of the operation theatre, while my father was being operated inside. I stood there waiting for dad to come out. My future was...
Air Pollutants Can Increase Risk Of Numerous Cancers
Long-term exposure to environmental pollutants is associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer , a new study warns. This study in an elderly Hong Kong population focused on...
Heavy Smartphone Use Can Make Your Kid Cross-Eyed
A team of South Korean doctors has found a link between excessive smartphone use and an eye condition in children before the age of five. According to a Telegraph report, doctors at Chonnam National...
Here’s How to Make Love 'Safely'
There is nothing more intimate than having sex with your partner. But has the fear taken over your excitement ? With several people knowingly or unknowingly indulging in high risk sexual activities,...
Selfie Craze Prompting Surge In Lip Surgery In US
Want to click that perfect selfie with fuller lips for a flawless pout? Get a lip implant. According to a media report, 2015 set a record of one lip surgery every 19 minutes in the US. The findings,...
14-year-old Boy Left Blinded After e-cigarette Explodes at Brooklyn Mall
A 14-year-old has been blinded in one eye and potentially faces permanent damage to his hands after allegedly testing an e-cigarette at a mall kiosk in Brooklyn, New York. The latest in a string of...
10 Sex Myths You Have To Stop Believing!
Talking openly about sex and teaching the young about it in India has always been considered a taboo. Myths about this never ending topic are therefore passed down from one person to another and yes...
On World Health Day, Let’s Beat Diabetes!
It's 'World Health Day' and the World Health Organisation is gearing up to tackle a disease most commonly known as the 'silent killer' ... Diabetes. The WHO released its First Global Report on...
World Health Day
With diabetes being the theme for World Health Day this year, an expert says one should include millets, beans and fish in regular diet to keep diabetes away. Neha Sewani, dietician of weight loss...
When Is It Okay To Have Sex? This Brilliant Video About Consent Is Spreading Like Wildfire.
“Do you want a cup of tea?” The makers of this video brilliantly succeed in explaining consent and exactly when it’s okay to have sex. While sex and consent are of course serious issues, the...
'One Fifth Of The Population To Turn Obese By 2025'
With the world witnessing a shift to a carbohydrate rich diet, the premier medical journal, The Lancet, published a report called ‘Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014’...
Potatoes, Tomatoes Help In Keeping Sweat At Bay
With summer around the corner, sweat is a major problem and it is just no fun. Though it is a natural phenomenon, it can be quite embarrassing and problematic when you are out with someone or have to...
Why Smugglers Across India-Bangladesh Border Prefer Cough Syrup
It's perhaps the law of unintended consequences. The Indian government had earlier this month banned the cough syrup Phensedyl, among a host of drugs. But the Delhi High Court on March 16 granted an...
Painful Periods May Spell Higher Risk Of Heart Attack
Young women with heavy and painful periods due to a disorder called endometriosis -- abnormal growth of uterine tissue -- are three times as likely to develop heart attack compared to those without...
7 Reasons You Should Have Sex
To have or not to have. Is this what you are thinking when it comes to sex? Here are 7 reasons to convince you that sex can be much more than just pleasure... Stress Buster - The well-known benefit...
Delhi Does It First: Launches HPV Vaccine To Fight Cervical Cancer
Things you need to know about the HPV vaccine • The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV- a group of 150 viruses) vaccine is recommended to girls from 9-13 years old. It is preventive in nature and not...

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