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Sri Lanka, Bangladesh have beaten India in healthcare: Harpal Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 17:07

MDGs have not only pulled large number of people out of poverty but many of the health issues like child mortality and infant mortality have also been addressed.

New technique to predict heart attack risk

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:57

A unique technique that shines `light` on the skin can help predict risk of heart problems, especially for diabetics.

Civic agencies get court notice on illegal hookah bars

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 21:43

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to civic agencies on a plea seeking action against restaurants which are running hookah bars illegally.

`Strategy needed to tackle zoonotic diseases`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 18:53

Zoonotic diseases, or diseases that transmit from animals to humans, like rabies, chikunguniya and Japanese Encephalitis, comprise a majority of the diseases afflicting humans today around the world.

‘A child with cleft dies 100 deaths a day’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 19:05

The Smile Train charity aims to remove the cleft that comes in the way of a smile.

South Asian nations beat India on health indices

Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 19:16

India fares poorly in basic health indicators than its South Asian neighbors.

`Indian women have highest GDM in South Asia`

Last Updated: Friday, February 25, 2011, 00:00

Indian women have the highest frequency of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in South Asia.

Haiti’s cholera strain came from South Asia

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 00:00

The strain of cholera currently sweeping through Haiti originated in South Asia.

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