Research by an Indian-origin scientist at the University of Rhode Island has shown that clothes and other wearable items could possibly sense illness and transmit data to a doctor in a distant clinic to monitor health and prescribe drugs.
In April 2015, the Indian Council of Medical Research had given its no-objection certificate to the couple to import their frozen embryos from the USA. Accordingly, these were sent to India.
Several India-origin couples protested on Saturday against the November 2015 ban in India on surrogacy, complaining they were unable to get their embryos back from clinics in Gujarat and elsewhere.
The impact of the proposed Commercial Surrogacy ban by the Indian government is being felt on the ground even before the Parliament has passed the bill.
Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world with an estimated 125 million people consuming it in some form or the other every year.
Unqualified medics, popularly known as quacks, are routinely arrested in India for posing as doctors. But a charity is now trying to train them in primary medical care.
Horizontal saccades—when eyes move from side to side in rhythm with the legs—in classical dance forms such Bharatanatyam improves human memory, studies show
Doctors from India are being flown in Britain to meet staff shortages in the UK's state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
THE UK’s health crisis was exposed today as an NHS trust had to jet abroad to find staff.
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft will block online ads for gender determination tools in India, following an order by the country's top court.
Can India's gigantic prohibition experiment succeed, 80 years after America's failed?
The couple faced hassles in taking their surrogate daughter Lily to the UK as her British passport was not yet ready.
A 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament has been honoured by a leading publishing group for his work in the medical profession and being incredible role model for social justice, equality and those less fortunate.
US NewsIndia, China and the U.S. are also the countries most affected by anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Lily is one of the last babies to be born to a foreign couple in India through a surrogate mother since the Indian government banned commercial international surrogacy last November.
India, with 1.2billion residents in a potential Zika virus transmission area, and a large number of travellers from countries affected by the disease, could be the next country susceptible to the virus
An engineer travelling from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk to promote clean energy has been thwarted agonisingly close to his goal after being being robbed in France.
Indian dental graduates can straightway practice dentistry in Canada, UK, Australia and several Middle Eastern countries once they clear their respective licensing exams.
he statement by the India–Africa Health Sciences Meet said that both India and Africa decided to make efforts to ensure accessible and affordable health services for all among other measures.
India's health tourism undoubtedly embraces the ancient practices of yoga and ayurveda. Thousands visit the spiritual and wellness centres there where these usually go hand in hand.
The entrance test for NRIs for admission to MBBS course has come under the judicial scanner.
Africa and India together cover about a quarter of the world’s land area, support over a third of its population and harbour about half of its disease burden.
Ms Kaur's energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.
Thirty years ago, India discovered the dreaded HIV virus had reached its shores when blood samples from six sex workers tested positive. It was largely due to the efforts of one young scientist - but until now, her pioneering work has been all but forgotten.
In an attempt to bring down dependence on the West for expertise on health research, the government is preparing the ground for a partnership with the African continent.
An India-born woman optometrist in the UK was on Friday handed down a two-year suspended jail term for failing to spot a life-threatening eye infection in an eight-year-old boy who later died.
By shutting down commercial surrogacy—as this new bill seeks to do—the state, instead of helping the woman apply her agency in a more equitable environment, takes it away altogether.
The Indian government has unveiled a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy.
The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India’s surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.
With a $106.8 million strategy to tackle Africa's public health emergencies over the next five years, stakeholders here feel it will be an ideal opportunity for the Indian pharma companies to take advantage.
Doctors trained in India and other non-EU countries are far less likely to face allegations of poor English skills than those trained in the EU.
An Indian-American couple has been sentenced up to eight years in the US for receiving more than 4.8 million US dollars from Medicare and private insurance companies for knowingly producing thousands of fraudulent medical test reports.
India is known as the "surrogacy hub" of the world where infertile couples, many from across the globe, head to rent a womb.
An Indian-origin cancer expert who was recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II today warned against London losing out on scientific talent in the wake of Brexit.
Medical students from African countries will soon get training in Indian hospitals, under an initiative designed to strengthen India-Africa relations.
Africa is estimated to lose over $1billion a year on medical tourism abroad, according to World Bank statistics for 2015. Africa is exporting money and patients to the East, especially India.
An Indian-American couple, who owned a mobile diagnostic testing company in New Jersey, has been ordered by a US court to pay $7.75 million for committing a multi-million health care fraud.
Kerala is the first state in India to introduce a "fat tax" on burgers, pizzas, doughnuts and tacos served in branded restaurants.
While music cannot substitute medication or treatment, it has a therapeutic effect and can help patients relax.
The UK's healthcare regulator has decided to suspended marketing approval for a widely used antibiotic that had won clearance based on clinical trials