It was on June 5, 1981, that the first reports of AIDS started appearing in medical journals
If indeed Maggi noodles or any other product is a health hazard, a prosecution against the company and its officials must follow – there’s no justification in law in making film stars as co-accused
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan has removed eggs from mid-day meals served to tribal children in three anganwadi centres in the state
Samaddar’s thesis that care must extend beyond individual and family to state and society is extremely significant for there will be a considerable percentage of older people suffering from various forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s.
Seven days after Krishna died, one of my friends paid me a condolence visit. After the customary inquiries she said, “After all, is it not better that Krishnadi died, she was suffering so much?” I protested.
A few weeks ago, the Bangladeshi Cabinet approved a proposal to lower the minimum age of marriage for girls to 16, raising concerns from civil society organisations in the country.
The SBM should not become yet another government scheme that makes the right noises initially only to die a quiet death once the spotlight moves away.
With the budget squeeze affecting national health programmes, the provision of accessible, affordable and effective health services to all remains an empty promise.
The Nobel Prize and Abel prize winning John Nash was arguably one of the greatest mathematicians since Carl Friedrich Gauss
Legalising active euthanasia in India, where majority of the population still lies below the poverty line, could have fatal consequences for society
Recent studies in neuroscience indicate that brain systems are still maturing at 16 years, resulting in impulsive behaviour, risk-taking and decreased levels of self-regulation. Most importantly, it is a transitory phase.
Central Pollution Control Board to review controversial Okhla plant even as city government seeks to commission second one.
The lesson for other states is that they need to switch from the traditional construction-driven approach to one that is demand-driven, participatory and focused on behavioural change and toilet usage.
Tweet by former Afghan intelligence chief sees “massive symbolism” in transplant surgery that a disabled Afghan soldier just underwent in Kochi
Regulatory confusion and half-hearted enforcement have meant there are more unapproved drugs in the market than approved for the treatment of depression and other serious medical conditions
Ayurveda practitioners without a medical degree can obtain a professional qualification through a national exam, but its dubious company belies the credibility of the Swiss government’s decision