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India may become `world capital of liver diseases`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 18:42

A sedentary lifestyle, increased alcohol consumption and obesity are contributing towards making India the "world capital of liver diseases" by 2025, a health expert said Saturday.

China, India face huge economic and human costs from cancer: Experts

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:40

China and India, the two most populous countries of the world are facing a cancer crisis, experts said.

Strategy needed to control non-communicable diseases: Experts

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 08:57

There is a need for a coherent strategy to control non-communicable diseases in the country with a special focus on alcohol consumption, experts said Wednesday.

India should remain vigilant against polio: President Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 18:34

India should remain vigilant against polio and take all precautions to ensure that there is no recurrence of the dreadful disease in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.

AIIMS medics save eight lives through organ donation

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:20

Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Friday saved eight lives through cadaver organ donation.

India officially declared `polio free` by WHO

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42

It`s a proud moment for India! India is officially declared ‘Polio Free’ by the World Health Organisation. India is one of the 11 countries in the South East Asian region which have been certified as being free of the wild polio virus.

Polio check: WHO officially declares India polio-free

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:44

Indians have another reason to smile as the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday officially declared India as a polio-free nation.

TB patients in India suffer due to poor regulation of drugs

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:52

India needs to prevent the unregulated sale and inappropriate prescription of tuberculosis (TB) drugs in the private healthcare sector, a practice that has had a significant role in the emergence of drug-resistant TB in the country, warned the international medical humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

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