29 Jul 2014
Bhubaneswar: A total 31 types of time-expired medicines were administered to patients in Odisha during 2007-13, said a CAG report that showed how the state jeopardised health of its citizens.
29 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help ‘100 genuine patients’ suffering from heart condition by providing them free treatment.
29 Jul 2014
London: British researchers have developed a simple blood test that may be used to diagnose all types of cancer and can eliminate the need for costly and unnecessary invasive procedures such as biopsies.
28 Jul 2014
Medinipur (WB): Thirty people including children with cholera symptoms were admitted to a Primary Health Centre (PHC) and nearby medical camps at Tatar village in West Medinipur district, a medical officer said on Monday.
26 Jun 2014
Washington: Complex heart imaging can increase cancer risks for children throughout their lifetime, a new research has warned. The study, co-authored by Le Bonheur Children's Hospital cardiologist Jason Johnson, is the first in which researchers quantified cumulative radiation doses in pediatric heart patients and predicted lifetime cancer risks based on the types of exposures.
26 Jul 2014
New York: Men who work in shifts are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns. The reasons for this finding are not clear, say the authors, but suggest that men working shift patterns might need to pay more attention to the possible health consequences of their working schedule.
23 May 2014
Kolkata: Ensuring continued healthcare delivery for heart patients after surgery, a leading private hospital here will roll out nursing services at home - a first for east India.
19 Jul 2014
Washington: Eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, a new study has claimed. The study found that nutrient-rich lean beef can be included as part of a heart-healthy diet that reduces blood pressure, which can help lower the risk for cardiovascular disease, researchers said.
14 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Indian scientists have developed a clot-busting cost-effective drug for heart patients which can also reduce the risk of internal bleeding.
10 Jul 2014
New York: Do you know there is an ‘on-off’ switch in our brain that controls consciousness? Scientists have found that one point which can help coma patients regain consciousness.