Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than just party pictures, vacation videos and selfies - they also share a greater risk of eating disorders
Mahesh Kuthuru 43, who owned and operated a medical practice, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Syracuse, New York.
The concern is growing worldwide over the threat from bacteria that are resistant to the so-called 'last resort' class of antibiotics known as Carbapenems.
While Murthy is unquestionably accomplished, there is one major gap in his résumé: He has never served as a traditional doctor.
Just a few hundred metres from the Taj Mahal, there's another monument to love that few people know about or few tourists would care to visit.
For Delhi residents the backdrop of rush-hour traffic is causing noise pollution so serious that experts are warning of serious health consequences.
The Delhi Police has been ordered to determine whether the death of Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor was accidental, a suicide, or murder.
In India, fitness is becoming a serious business and the growing popularity of marathon is testament to that.
Ranbaxy said it was assessing the document and would work to resolve the regulator’s concerns as soon as possible.
The World Health Organisation is set to officially declare India a polio free nation as no polio cases have been detected in the country for the past three years.
Can having a good laugh or even making a complete fool of yourself with colleagues really help you at work?
Indian scientists have shown how certain naturally-occurring plant chemicals when used in combination with routine cancer drugs can actually lower the dosage of the medication.
A team of Indian surgeons collaborated with their Pakistani counterparts for liver transplants throughout the summer last year.
The hot and sweaty yogic world of Modo Yoga is growing.
In a major boost to some of the Indian drug makers, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of Cymbalta
An Indian-origin couple, both aged over 100, will become Britain's oldest married couple when they celebrate their 88th wedding anniversary later this week.
There are lingering doubts about whether they should be there at all, or whether they are betraying their religion.
Debt, disability and societal pressures were but some of the hurdles Indian women faced in 2013 on their quest to conquer Everest
President Obama nominated Dr Vivek H. Murthy, an early supporter and grass-roots advocate for the Affordable Care Act, as surgeon general.
An Indian-American transplant surgeon has been presented with a prestigious immigrant award of the US government,
The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored
Early yogis struck lovely poses - and also fought fierce battles. An exhibit in Washington shows the complex dimensions of yogi life.
India's pharmaceutical and tourism industries should take a look at the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, where the two area hold immense potential for partnership.
Britain's Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that the country should look at India's attitude towards caring for the elderly for lessons on how to manage "national shame" of ignoring old citizens.
The United States may be good at innovations in medicines, procedures and equipment. But it should learn from India how to keep health care affordable
Legal action by a group representing Indian-origin doctors in Britain, who allege a bias in the medical practitioner's exam in the country, will come up for hearing later this week.
An Indian woman in the UK was forced to carry a dead fetus in her womb for two days after doctors at the hospital ignored signs of its death and sent her back home.
Commercial surrogacy is estimated to be worth more than $1bn a year in India.
Members of Kenya’s Indian community are emerging as heroes of last Saturday's terrorist attack at a Nairobi mall they frequent in large numbers.
Frustrated by strict Western guidelines on surrogate births, Britons who cannot fall pregnant naturally or via IVF treatment are choosing to pay an Indian woman to have their children.
An influential group of Indian American doctors has sought a say in the immigration reform bill, arguing that the pending legislation does not take into account the huge shortage of physicians in the US.
In a first in India, a surgeon operated upon two persons wearing a pair of Google glass, allowing people across the globe to see the procedure live.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a ban on imports of any products made at the generic drug maker Ranbaxy’s newest factory in India.
India's march towards being an economically stable nation is threatened not just by global financial issues. Poor health indicators pose an equally big threat.
After technology sector, it's the health sector in Bangalore that is witnessing a reverse brain drain.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is likely to go abroad for her health check-up, an exercise she undertakes every year after the surgery in 2011.
the lack of specialist doctors is being widely felt across the country as only they, and not MBBS holders, can treat non-communicable diseases, which contribute 62% of the country's disease burden.
Indian researchers have conducted a data mining exercise to find out important risk factors in increasing the chances of an individual having a heart attack.
An Indian doctor is among only four doctors in the world to conduct a procedure that permanently changes the colour of the eyes.
India in 2005 introduced a special visa for medical tourists, to bolster the industry. However, restrictions imposed by the visa have made it harder for them to enter the country for medical treatment.