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Sunday, May 26, 2013
How male reed warbler ensures he`s real daddy of chicks
To ensure paternity, male reed warblers aggressively try to chase off competitors and to keep potent...
Defence Ministry shows interest in Rajasthan govt`s medicine scheme
Defence Ministry has shown interest in Rajasthan government`s free medicines scheme and invited stat...
Rs 50 lakh medicine gutted as shop catches fire in Ludhiana
Medicines worth over Rs 50 lakh were gutted after a major fire broke out on Sunday at a wholesale ch...
Fair price diagnostic centres in West Bengal
After the opening of the hugely popular fair price medicine shops, the West Bengal government plans ...
Most medicine shops closed in Bengal
Most medical stores were closed due to a rally by shop-owners to protest against opening of fair pri...
Adulterated cough syrup claims 8 lives in Pakistan
At least eight men have died and a dozen others are in a critical condition after drinking adulterat...
Death toll due to toxic cough syrup rises to 15 in Pak
A total of 15 men have died after drinking adulterated cough syrup in Lahore even as police arrested...
Allocation for health sector enhanced three-fold: PM
Recognising the need to address complex challenges in the health sector, Prime Minister Manmohan Sin...
How humans spread out of Africa 60000 years ago
A new, comprehensive review of humans’ anthropological and genetic records has provided the most up-...
Elephants engage in `conversations` to coordinate action
Elephants use well-coordinated `conversations` to initiate cooperation within group, according to a ...
Fresh threat to Indian vultures from cattle medicine
The critically endangered Indian vulture, nature`s scavenger, faces another potential danger from th...
Medicine scam: HC rejects bail petition of ex mini
Jharkhand High Court on Monday rejected the bail petition of former state health minister Bhanu Prat...
Seahorses could wipe out in 10 years due to illegal poaching
Seahorses could face extinction in 10 years due to illegal use in Chinese medicine market.
Measures against alcoholic drugs in Odisha
Odisha government decided to move the Centre requesting it to restrict or prohibit manufacture of dr...
Generic medicine scheme helps 4.4 crore patients
The Rajasthan government on Sunday claimed that over 4.4 crore patients have benefited from its free...
Hyderabad fish medicine mela stampede kills one
One person died and over 25 others were injured in a stampede at the annual fish asthma therapy mela...
Fake medicine factory busted; five arrested
Five men were on Wednesday arrested from a factory in Modinagar where a fake variant of Unani medici...
Officials axed, Pakistan fake drugs kill 109
Punjab`s state health secretary has been sacked following the death of 109 heart patients due to the...
Pakistan mulls panel to probe fake drugs deaths
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari earlier this week sought a report into the deaths at a Lahore he...
DNA profiling of soldiers may begin this year
DNA profiling will help recognise bodies mutilated beyond recognition during an attack or mishap.
Dalai Lama offers Tibetan medicine to Havel Vaclav
The Dalai Lama said he had offered frail Czech freedom icon Vaclav Havel a "Tibetan method" to overc...
Scientist wins Nobel for medicine days after death
The Nobel committee was unclear if the prize would be rescinded because Nobel statutes don`t allow p...
J`khand medicine scam: Ex-minister surrenders
A member of the erstwhile Madhu Koda ministry Bhanu Pratap Sahi on Saturday surrendered before a s...
Scientist converts skin cells into brain cells
A novel way of converting human skin cells directly into functional brain cells is likely to revolut...
Laughter, best medicine for leg ulcers
For patients with venous leg ulcers, the best prescription is occasional belly laugh!
Zinc will help your cold
Zinc supplements may take the edge off the common cold.
CM approves special courts for fake medicine
To speedy dispose off the cases relating to adulteration in medicines, Ashok Gehlot gave his approv...
Ginger effective for muscle pain relief
Ginger has not been studied widely as a pain reliever.
A big breakfast ‘won’t help you shed those pounds’
German researchers have suggested that eating a big breakfast may lead to gaining more weight.
Centre proposes to bring in new medicine policy
The Govt has taken a vital step in developing the medical industry by providing easy market access.
Omar for low cost, high quality drug stores in J-K
Omar Abdullah on Monday stressed on setting up government drug stores in all districts to ensure q...
A pill to erase painful memories in offing
Scientists discovered that proteins can be removed from the brain`s `fear centre` to wipe out trauma...
Homeopathy tricks you into feeling better
Homeopathic benefits are "specifically due to its unique consultation process".
S Africa turns apartheid-era nukes into medicine
South Africa has transformed apartheid-era N-weapons into a tool for detecting cancer, heart disease...
IVF pioneer wins Nobel medicine prize
Robert Edwards of Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine.
Alternate therapy for adults with poorly controlled asthma
Scientists have found that a drug commonly used to treat COPD could also be used for the treatment o...
Smart pill alerts heart patients about next dose
A `smart` pill that texts your cellphone when your next dose is due is undergoing tests.
Train hawker overcomes odds to study medicine
It is a fairytale come true for former train hawker Subodh Biswas who got an opportunity to study ...
Par panel for blanket cap on profit margins of all medicines
Unhappy with profits being made by drug manufacturers at the cost of poor patients, a Parliamentar...
Domestic spoons for kids up overdose risk
Scientists have warned parents that using domestic spoons to give children medicines could lead to o...
India aims to grow sea buckthorn in 1 mn hectare by 2020
Taking a cue from China, India today embarked on a major national initiative for commercial cultiv...
Beware of net-based medicine information
Patients should be aware that quality of info available online varies greatly.
DRDO medicine to counter side effects of radiation therapy
Cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy will now be able to escape its side effects.
Four Health officials suspended for illegal sale of medicine
Four Health officials were today suspended and an inquiry ordered following charges that they were...
Spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down
Mary Poppins was right all along – a spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down.
Children`s liquid cold, allergy medicine recalled in US
Over 40 over-the-counter infant`s and children`s liquid medications are being recalled in the United...
Centre of excellence in herbal medicine in HP
The Himachal Pradesh government will soon set up a centre of excellence in herbal medicine, a stat...
Chinese medicine `no help to get pregnant`
Couples who use acupuncture and Chinese medicine to try and increase their chances of having a baby ...
Artemis to conduct human trials for cancer medicine in India
Gurgaon-based Artemis Health Institute Saturday said it has been short-listed by the US-based phar...
DGHS signs MoU with IGNOU for programme in dialysis medicine
Keeping in mind the growing requirement of doctors trained in handling dialysis, the DG of Health ...
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