Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 22:57
There is a need for the government to concentrate on providing adolescent immunisation and healthcare if it wants to bring down the child mortality rate in the country, child specialists said here Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 19:16
A little over 30 percent of adolescent boys and 55.8 percent of adolescent girls in India suffer from anaemia, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok Sabha Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 00:41
Convincing a new mother or a family on breastfeeding a newborn within an hour of birth or up to six months continues to be a tough task, activists and experts say.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 14:52
To handle increasing antibiotics resistance in hospitals, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is considering a new national antibiotics policy.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 20:07
Contrary to popular perception that only the fairer sex suffers from anaemia, over 55 per cent of both adolescent girls and boys are anaemic in the country, according to National Family Health Survey 3 data.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 18:23
Thousands of asthma patients from across Andhra Pradesh and other states Saturday lined up for fish `prasadam` (medicine), believed to cure the disease.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 21:37
The time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning, the Drug Controller General of India has said.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:54
Biologists at the University of Luxembourg, Tampere University of Technology and the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, USA, have created the biggest family tree of human cell types