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KK Aggarwal elected National President of Indian Medical Association

Cardiologist K K Aggarwal has been unanimously elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association for the year 2016-17, the IMA today said.

Indian Military Academy demotes 16 cadets for 'ragging' juniors

Indian Military Academy demotes 16 cadets for 'ragging' juniors

In a rare strict disciplinary action against its under-training gentlemen, Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun has demoted 16 cadets for beating up their juniors and taking their objectionable photos. 

IMA supports Maneka Gandhi's view on making pre-natal sex determination compulsory

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Saturday came out in support of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion to make pre-natal sex determination compulsory to check female foeticide.

Will sugar tax policy as in Mexico help curb diabetes in India?

Will sugar tax policy as in Mexico help curb diabetes in India?

Citing Mexico, the IMA said that the South American nation saw a drastic reduction in sugar consumption after it introduced tax on sugary drinks in 2014. 

Govt recommends traditional medicine practitioners for MTP

The Health Ministry has proposed an amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act and recommended inclusion of medical practitioners with degrees in traditional medicine to increase the availability of legal abortion services, Rajya Sabha was told today.

Hospitals to take in more doctors,staff to tackle dengue outbreak

Hospitals across the capital continued to wilt under huge rush of dengue patients as an embattled Delhi Government directed all medical institutions to urgently increase bed capacity and employ more doctors and nurses to deal with the situation.

Health ministry to ask doctors to write prescriptions in capital letters

In a move that would help ease the pain of the common man, the government is set to come out with gazette notification asking doctors to prescribe medicines in capital letters to make them 'legible'.

Cancer increasing all over the country: Governor

 There is an increase in cancer cases all over the country, which as per World Health Organisation reports,is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality, Governor Dr K Rosaiah said here today.

Vyapam Scam: IMA president Sudhir Tiwari fears life threat

Fearing threat to his life, Indian Medical Association (IMA) district president Sudhir Tiwari, approaches police

Vyapam scam: IMA demands CBI probe of medical college dean's death

As the chorus for CBI probe into the alleged unnatural deaths of MPPEB scam accused is growing louder, the local branch of Indian Medical Association on Wednesday demanded probe by the central agency into the death of the dean of government medical college D K Sakalle, here.

Health Ministry wants doctors to write in caps to reduce prescription errors!

In a move that would help ease the pain of the common man, the government is set to come out with gazette notification asking doctors to prescribe medicines in capital letters to make them 'legible'.

Soon, doctors to write prescriptions in capital letters

Fear of misinterpretation due to doctor's illegible handwriting may soon be a thing of the past as government is set to make it a norm for physicians to prescribe medicines "preferably" in capital letters.

Zee Media initiative: Beware of roadside, self-proclaimed Ayurveda doctors

Zee Media initiative: Beware of roadside, self-proclaimed Ayurveda doctors.

IMA wants warnings on erectile dysfunction, ageing on tobacco products

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Friday demanded displaying of pictorial warning messages on erectile dysfunction and early ageing on tobacco products.

Bihar's abducted doctor couple returns home after five days

Five days after being abducted, the doctor couple, Pankaj Gupta and Shubhra Gupta, on Wednesday returned home here in Bihar, Director General of Police P K Thakur said.

IMA has objected to allowing AYUSH practitioners to conduct abortions: Govt

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has objected to the government's move to allow AYUSH practitioners to conduct abortions, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Gaya doctor ‘abduction’: Bihar unit of IMA threatens to go on strike

With the police clueless about the suspected kidnapping of a prominent doctor from Gaya, the Bihar unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) threatened, Monday, to launch an agitation.

IMA to create organ donors' registry in Kerala

Indian Medical Association in Kerala has come up with a plan to create a voluntary registry of organ donors with details of people who are willing to donate their organs and their consent letters.

IMA issues guidelines on the use of painkillers

Indian Medical Association (IMA) Thursday asked people to desist from using common painkillers like Aspirin and Paracetamol for pain and fever management saying they could cause more harm than good if taken without medical supervision.

Govt needs to boost infra for 'Make in India' success: Bajaj

Govt needs to boost infra for 'Make in India' success: Bajaj

Bajaj hoped the ensuing Budget would be growth-oriented and provide stimulus to employment. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would table Budget on February 28.