Himachal Pradesh govt warns MM Medical College over affiliation

In a stern message to private Maharshi Markandeshwar Medical College for not getting affiliation from state-run Himachal Pradesh University, a state minister today said if the management is found guilty of violations "all options are open for the government".

Why e-ciggies are so `cool` revealed

Researchers have taken a look into the popularity of e-cigarettes.

Stiff arteries alone can cause high BP: Study

In what could open a new debate on what actually causes high blood pressure, a team of scientists have suggested that stiff arteries can be the main culprit.

Measles virus to treat cancer?

Viruses are known to cause diseases. But can they also cure a life-threatening one? Yes, measles virus can potentially be used to cure cancer, a promising research reveals.

Swine flu claims first life in Kota this year

Swine flu claimed its first victim in the city this year with the death of a 25-year-old man at a private hospital today, health officials said.

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The National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad opens admissions for Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (4 years).

Pharmacist dismissed for stealing medicine from govt hospital

Punjab Health and Family Welfare department today dismissed a pharmacist for allegedly stealing medicines from government hospital and selling them to private clinics.

IIT-Kharagpur plans to offer courses in medicine

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is considering a tie-up with leading bio-medical research institutes abroad as part of its plans to offer medical programmes without changing the IIT Act, its director said.

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 chemist shop in Pindi Street area in Ludhiana.

`Personalized health care will revolutionize 21st century medicine`

Personalized health care will revolutionize 21st century medicine, an Indian-origin professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology has said.

Measures against alcoholic drugs in Odisha

Odisha government decided to move the Centre requesting it to restrict or prohibit manufacture of drugs with high alcohol percentage, sources said.

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 use of fake drugs.

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 heart hospital.

Tulsi to be used for anti-radiation medicine

Indian Basil is now being tested by scientists for treating people exposed to harmful radiations.

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 posthumous awards.

Soon, a `stay sober` pill

Scientists are developing a `stay sober` pill that can stop people from making fools of themselves.

Scientist converts skin cells into brain cells

A novel way of converting human skin cells directly into functional brain cells is likely to revolutionise regenerative medicine and drug discovery.

Scientist converts skin cells into brain cells

A novel way of converting human skin cells directly into functional brain cells is likely to revolutionise regenerative medicine and drug discovery.

Laughter, best medicine for leg ulcers

For patients with venous leg ulcers, the best prescription is occasional belly laugh!