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Death toll hits 41 in Kabul twin blasts: Official

The death toll from Monday`s Taliban double bombing in Kabul has jumped to 41, a health ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

2,234 get HIV via blood transfusion; Govt claims ignorance

The information was made available by NACO when it replied to a right-to-information (RTI) request filed by activist Chetan Kothari earlier this year.

Health Ministry to start awareness campaign on dengue, chikungunya

The Health Minister held a meeting on the rising cases of dengue and chikungunya on Wednesday in the national capital and other parts of the country.

WHO, Health Ministry to hold awareness event on World Hepatitis Day

 In a bid to raise awareness about hepatitis among people as well as health care providers and policymakers, the World Health Organisation (WHO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), is organising an event on World Hepatitis Day in Mumbai on July 28.

UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are the worst states for women says an IndiaSpend analysis.

AIDS deaths in India reduced by 55% since 2007: Nadda

India had recorded 1,48,309 deaths caused by AIDS in 2007, whereas, in 2015, the figure stood at just 67,600.

UN declaration backs India's policy on generic HIV/AIDS medicines

More than 80 percent of the antiretroviral drugs for treating HIV/AIDS are supplied by the Indian pharmaceutical industry and they have helped save millions of lives.

FSSAI probing 'cancer-causing bread' issue, may ban harmful food additives

The regulator has also recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives to the Health Ministry following the CSE report.

NEET: President Pranab Mukherjee signs Centre's Ordinance on uniform medical entrance examination

NEET: President Pranab Mukherjee signs Centre's Ordinance on uniform medical entrance examination

The presidential nod to the Centre's Ordinance or the executive order will now put on hold the common medical exam NEET for a year.

NEET issue: Centre clears ordinance delaying common entrance exam, move challenged in SC

NEET issue: Centre clears ordinance delaying common entrance exam, move challenged in SC

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Friday challenging the Centre's ordinance delaying the NEET examination by one year.

NEET row: Centre may approach SC to defer common medical entrance test over 'practical differences' in implementing it

NEET row: Centre may approach SC to defer common medical entrance test over 'practical differences' in implementing it

Representatives from all states agreed that there were practical difficulties in implementing the NEET from the current year.

NEET issue: Centre to hold strategy meeting with state Health Ministers today

NEET issue: Centre to hold strategy meeting with state Health Ministers today

The apex court had ruled that from this academic session, students would have to appear for the NEET to seek admission to any medical or dental colleges in the country.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Centre appoints new panel of doctors to analyse forensic evidence

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Centre appoints new panel of doctors to analyse forensic evidence

With investigators failing to achieve a breakthrough in the mystery-shrouded Sunanda Pushkar death case, the central government has now set up a new panel of doctors to analyse the forensic evidence in the case.

PMO backs Health Ministry on larger pictorial warnings on tobacco packs

Officials in the health ministry maintained it is "firm on anti-tobacco stand" as it is a matter of public interest.

Preparing to comply with govt rule on cigarette packs: Godfrey

Preparing to comply with govt rule on cigarette packs: Godfrey

Godfrey Phillips India Ltd today said it is preparing to comply with the new government rule of larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs although it has suspended production for the domestic market.

Large pictorial warnings on tobacco products from today!

All tobacco products like packs of cigarettes, bidis will have larger pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packaging space starting from today.

After Pfizer, HC grants relief to Abbott and Macleods

The Health Ministry, through a gazette notification, has banned over 300 fixed dose combination drugs, including cough syrups compositions, saying they involve "risk" to humans and safer alternatives were available.

Delhi HC stays ban on sale of cough syrup Corex

Pfizer has discontinued manufacture and sale of popular cough syrup Corex with immediate effect after the Health Ministry banned around 350 fixed dose combination drugs.

Fixed dose combinations: All you need to know!

Fixed dose combination or FDC is one that contains two or more active pharmaceutical ingredients in fixed proportions in a single pill.

Health alert: Govt bans 350 FDC drugs, including Corex and Phensedyl!

Health Ministry bans around 350 fixed dose combination drugs, including Corex and Phensedyl.