In the post-digital world, here's a first for the capital. An NGO has launched Delhi's first internet de-addiction centre.
The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to be impleaded as a party in the case on withdrawal of life support to terminally ill patients.
It was heartening to read that the Supreme Court (SC) has finally opened the debate on the controversial subject of euthanasia.
Milk banking can help tackle child mortality as long as it is part of a larger strategy to promote breastfeeding
Kerala is known for giving the finest theoretical and practical training to its nurses but there is no value for their specialisation,
India has become heavily import dependent on China when it comes to many essential and large-volume drugs making it vulnerable to sudden disruption of supplies.
A group of 46 Indian nurses freed by Isis militants after being trapped in Iraq has arrived home
One of the largest ethnic organisations in the US is focusing on enhancing collaboration among physicians of Indian Origin across the world and India.
A group of Indian nurses working in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit say they are are petrified following the bombings
British Medical Journal has announced the launch of a campaign against corruption in medicine, which will begin with its focus on India.
Some spices and condiments commonly used in Indian soups, curries and rasam, when taken in a specific proportion with white lotus petals, can bring down blood pressure.
The new Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria disclosed his government's readiness to establish more Indian hospitals across the six geopolitical zones of the country.
Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship".
An influential US lawmaker yesterday asked the State Department to improve the visa approval process for doctors from India
Balkan and northern routes are the main heroin trafficking corridors linking Afghanistan to the huge markets of the Russia and western Europe
The whole point is to find a position where you are able to stay still and do just that: Stay still
We are very tense about the situation in Iraq but I want to go back to work there.
Rishikesh is known for yoga and meditation, but now people also come for adventure activities
Patel's attorneys argue that the allegations are false and say the evidence and witnesses testifying against him are not credible.
Food marketers are exploiting consumer desires to be healthy by marketing products as nutritious when, in fact, they are not.
A US court has sentenced an Indian oncologist and his wife for using unapproved chemotherapy medications at their cancer institute for three years.
Now (doctors) have an opportunity to use their expertise in their own place... and pull the patients from abroad also.
Sierra Leone may not be the kind of place you expect to find yoga. But thanks to a group called Yoga Strength, it is becoming increasingly popular.
Owners and operators of Biosound Medical Services and Heart Solutions of Parsippany, have been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.
Are we just too conceited to admit that the practice can add a new dimension to our lives?
A new generation of wearable technology is promising not only to log data about users' health but to predict and avert crises
In absolute terms, the number of female smokers in India has more than doubled - from about 5.3 million to 12.2 million.
Almost 37% of the world’s men are overweight or obese, up from 29% in 1980; and almost 38% of the world’s women are, up from 30% in 1980
Mr. Modi is “a man of business,” He wants to move the needle. He’s more forceful and more corporate in his approach.
The Million Death Study, is trying to turn the clock back on 1 million premature deaths that took place in India between 2001 and 2014
Obama’s initiative to provide affordable health insurance and cheaper healthcare to all Americans could provide a $20-billion business opportunity for Indian IT companies over the next five years.
How polio 'aunties' help keep India free of the disease
Warnings over foreign doctors as figures show those trained in India are four times more likely to be struck off
123 to be laid off; unit was under US lens for breaking manufacturing norms.
Three Indian medical professionals have been convicted by a federal jury for their participation in a nearly USD 15 million Medicare fraud scheme in the US.
The UK is mulling recruiting doctors from India to tackle a staffing crisis.
Pawan Kumar Jain, 61, who has been charged with 61 counts of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and 50 counts of health care fraud, could face a sentence of life in prison if convicted,
The doctor could still face sanctions over the bungled operation and admitted record keeping errors if the panel finds his errors amounted to serious misconduct.
One of the favourite sweets for Indians, jalebi has featured on an American news website's list of 10 most fattening food items across the globe.