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A Good Maternity Hospital Gives You A Be The top priority for pregnant women is to find the best maternity hospital that will provide optimal care to the mother and to the newborn baby. 30-Sep-2017
J P Nadda expresses heartfelt gratitude New Delhi, Sept 24 (IBNS): Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda on Sunday expressed deep gratitude to the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji for sanctioning AIIMS Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh. 24-Sep-2017
Kolkata: Daffodil Group healthcare chain Kolkata, Sep 22 (IBNS): Health ETC, a healthcare chain in Kolkata, which is part of the Daffodil Group, has instituted the Swach, Nirmal, Sustha Bangla Award 2017 to honour those puja committees who are concerned with the environment, socially responsible and are making an effort to create a healthy living for all. 22-Sep-2017
WHO provides critical support to step-u New Delhi, Sept 22 (IBNS): World Health Organization has released a first tranche of emergency funding from the South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund to mobilize essential medicines and support mobile medical teams provide life-saving health care to vulnerable populations in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar area. 22-Sep-2017
WHO sets up health monitoring, early war Cox’s Bazar, Sept 22 (IBNS): To monitor health issues affecting the over 422 000 people in camps and settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, WHO has set up a Control Room as part of the humanitarian health response. 22-Sep-2017
Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer p London, Sept 22 (IBNS): GPs can be reluctant to refer patients with symptoms of bowel cancer for further investigations, a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Exeter has found. 22-Sep-2017
New assessment predicts fracture risk fo Boston, Sept 20 (IBNS): Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long-term care patients. 20-Sep-2017
Cabinet approves introduction of the Den New Delhi, Sept 20 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament subject to modifications of drafting or consequential nature, if any, as may be considered necessary by the Legislative Department by amending the Dentists Act, 1948 (16 of 1948). The amendment will reduce the redundancy. 20-Sep-2017
Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City donat Kolkata, Sep 18 (IBNS): Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City recently donated Desifer oral medicine worth Rs 59,500 to the Thalassaemia Society of India for the treatment of underprivileged thalassaemic children. 18-Sep-2017
Study shows so-called ‘healthy obesity London, Sept 18 (IBNS): Clinicians are being warned not to ignore the increased cardiovascular health risks of those who are classed as either ‘healthy obese’ or deemed to be ‘normal weight’ but have metabolic abnormalities such as diabetes. 18-Sep-2017
Punjab Health Minister announces cancer Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IBNS): In a major boost towards cancer treatment in Punjab, the state Health Minister has announced a package for all minors suffering from the disease, reports said. 16-Sep-2017
Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner Birmingham, Sept 14 (IBNS): Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford. 14-Sep-2017
Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner London, Sept 12 (IBNS): Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford. 12-Sep-2017
Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to o London, Sept 12 (IBNS): Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that Chinese children who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be more overweight. 12-Sep-2017
Study shows so-called 'healthy obesity' New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): Clinicians are being warned not to ignore the increased cardiovascular health risks of those who are classed as either ‘healthy obese’ or deemed to be ‘normal weight’ but have metabolic abnormalities such as diabetes. 12-Sep-2017
AYUSH Minister inaugurates world’s fir Kolkata, Sept 12 (IBNS): Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the virology laboratory at Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata on Tuesday. 12-Sep-2017
Long sitting periods may be just as harm New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): A new study finds that it isn’t just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day that can affect risk of early death. 12-Sep-2017
World Congress of Optometry opens in Hyd Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IBNS): Telangana Health Minister C Laxma Reddy inaugurated the World Congress of Optometry 2017 in Hyderabad on Monday. 11-Sep-2017
Take action on road safety; prevent road Male, Sept 10 (IBNS): The World Health Organization on Sunday urged health ministers from across the South-East Asia Region to intensify action to enhance road safety, including by strengthening post-crash response and working across sectors to increase the safety standard of roads and vehicles. 10-Sep-2017
To achieve SDG vision, revive and adapt Male, Sept 8 (IBNS): The World Health Organization has emphasized the critical need for countries in the South-East Asia Region to strengthen primary health care – including the skills of frontline health workers – and enhance monitoring of health services coverage and financial protection as they strive to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of health and wellbeing for all. 08-Sep-2017
Sugarcane component cuts stress, increas Tokyo, Sept 7 (IBNS): Everyone empirically knows that stressful events certainly affect sound sleep. 07-Sep-2017
Yoga and meditation improve brain functi Toronto, Sept 7 (IBNS): Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. 07-Sep-2017
Health for all emphasized as WHO South-E Male, Sept 6 (IBNS): The World Health Organization emphasized the need to make health for all a top priority in WHO South-East Asia Region as health ministers, leaders and officials commenced a five-day meeting here today. 06-Sep-2017
Eating meat linked to higher risk of dia Singapore, Sept 6 (IBNS): While a plant-based diet is generally considered healthier than a meat-based diet in preventing the risk of diabetes, not all meats affect the risk equally. 06-Sep-2017
Study finds more losers than winners for London, Sept 5 (IBNS): A new study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around Antarctica reveals there will be more ‘losers’ than ‘winners’ over the next century as the Antarctic seafloor warms. The results are published today (4 September) in the journal Nature Climate Change. 05-Sep-2017
UP faces tragedy again, 49 children die Farrukhabad, Sept 4 (IBNS): Just days after the Gorkhpur tragedy which witnessed child deaths at a hospital, new reports have surfaced stating that 49 babies died in a month at a government hospital in Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, 04-Sep-2017
City Hospital Trauma Team saves a toddle Kolkata, Sept 4 (IBNS): A 3-year old toddler was in a serious condition when her head was crushed under the wheels of a car with serious scalp injury and extensive skull fractures on the left side of the head. 04-Sep-2017
Forty-nine children die in Farrukhabad h Lucknow, Sep 4 (IBNS) : In a grim reminder of the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy, 49 children have reportedly died in a government hospital in Farrukkhabad, Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to shortage of oxygen, media reports said. 04-Sep-2017
Green Corridor arranged in Guwahati for Guwahati, Sept 3 (IBNS): The busiest traffic on one of Guwahati’s road on Sunday morning came almost to a standstill for nearly 28 minutes to allow the movement of an ambulance carrying a critically ill six-month-old child to the Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) airport. 03-Sep-2017
Eating protein three times a day could m Washington, Sept 2 (IBNS): Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of aging that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is one way to remedy it, but it would seem that spreading protein equally among the three daily meals could be linked to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly. 02-Sep-2017
Earth-sized planets forty light years aw New York, Sept 1 (IBNS): There could be water on multiple Earth-sized planets orbiting the recently discovered TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star - making them potentially habitable - according to an international collaboration of researchers, including the University of Warwick. 01-Sep-2017
Children’s sleep quality linked to mot London, Sept 1 (IBNS): Children sleep more poorly if their mothers suffer from insomnia symptoms – potentially affecting their mental wellbeing and development - according to new research by the University of Warwick and the University of Basel. 01-Sep-2017
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