Teena Thacker The Indian Express Group
Thursday 11 August '11Anaemia affects a quarter of the global population, including 468 million non-pregnant women.
Friday 5 August '11You may land in jail if you are caught selling adulterated food from Friday, with the Food Safety Standards Act coming into effect.
Wednesday3 August '11Says it''s over to govt now as Foundation shifts focus.
Friday29 July '11Health Ministry wants to amend relevant Act to authorise more people to fine violators; proposal sent to Law Ministry.
Friday29 July '11The Health Ministry also asked the IT Ministry to block the websites promoting advertisements on gender testing techniques.
Saturday23 July '11The Centre has cut down funds under NRHM scheme to the Uttar Pradesh Health Deptt.
Friday22 July '11The WHO has, therefore, urged countries to ban the inaccurate and unapproved blood tests and instead rely on accurate "microbiological or molecular tests".
Wednesday20 July '11The new board of Medical Council of India and the Union Health Ministry have decided to start Common Entrance Examination.
Monday18 July '11A review of the NRHM in UP, conducted in May, has revealed a number of wrongdoings in the period between 2009 and 2011.
Monday18 July '11After CMO murder, Central review finds crores in NRHM unaccounted for between 2009-2011.
Monday11 July '11A new report by the World Health Organization has suggested that the tobacco epidemic is likely to kill nearly six million people this year.
Friday1 July '11
Thursday30 June '11Bihar''s Mystery disease: Pune team collects first brain tissue sample.
Wednesday29 June '11The report also cited a difference between rich and poor countries with respect to the causes leading to death.
Friday24 June '11The findings are similar to those of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Thursday23 June '11US releases new cigarette warnings, India waits..
Wednesday22 June '11An emergency meeting was called on Monday to discuss the issue.
Wednesday22 June '11India''s national drug controller wants companies, agents or sponsors to agree to provide compensation to subjects before beginning clinical trials in India.
Tuesday21 June '11Reiterating that midwifery plays a critical role in improving maternal and newborn survival and health.
Saturday18 June '11Banned in many countries, including the UK and US, popular painkiller drug dextropropoxyphene is now under scanner in India too.
Friday17 June '11Thirteen teams of officials raided some 135 pharmacists in Delhi and Rajasthan on Wednesday, and found 83 of them selling banned drugs.
Tuesday14 June '11The govt is set to notify a new set of rules, aimed at stringent monitoring of adoptions.
Saturday11 June '11Doctors say up to the first three days, a fast is merely 'physiological', causing almost no harm to body or mind.
Thursday2 June '11The position of WHO which did say that more research was needed yet has been keenly awaited by mobile phone companies and by campaign groups who have raised concerns about whether cell phones might...
Thursday2 June '11Women comprise half the population.