Health

Online Block For India Gender Test Ads

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft will block online ads for gender determination tools in India, following an order by the country's top court.

What Al Capone Can Teach India About Prohibition

Can India's gigantic prohibition experiment succeed, 80 years after America's failed?

Sushma Swaraj To Extend Stranded UK Couple's Indian Visa

The couple faced hassles in taking their surrogate daughter Lily to the UK as her British passport was not yet ready.

Indian-Origin Peer Wins Lifetime Achievement Award In UK

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.

U.S. Among Most Depressed Countries in the World

US NewsIndia, China and the U.S. are also the countries most affected by anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

British Couple in India Amid UK Wrangling Over Surrogacy

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 Susceptible to Zika Outbreak

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

Tuk-tuk Trip From India to UK Halted by Passport Theft in France

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.

Dental Graduates Look Towards Foreign Shores

Indian dental graduates can straightway practice dentistry in Canada, UK, Australia and several Middle Eastern countries once they clear their respective licensing exams.

India, Africa to Boost Collaborations in Medical Research

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, Body And Soul

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.

Entrance Test For NRIs Challenged

The entrance test for NRIs for admission to MBBS course has come under the judicial scanner.

Outwards to Africa

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.

100-Year-Old Runner From India Gets Gold Medal

Ms Kaur's energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.

The Woman Who Discovered India's First HIV Cases

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.

Shared Priorities Make India-Africa Health Tie-up Critical

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.

Indian-origin Eye Specialist in UK Sentenced For Negligence

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.

Surrogacy Bill: Modi Govt Sets New Terms

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.

India Unveils Plans to Ban Surrogacy

The Indian government has unveiled a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy.

India Plans Surrogacy Ban For Foreigners, Unmarried Couples

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.

Africa's Health Strategy Can Benefit India's Pharma Firms

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.

Indians Fare Better Than EU Doctors in English Skills

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.

Indian-American Couple Jailed For Medical Fraud In US

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 Surrogate Mothers Talk of Pain of Giving up Baby

India is known as the "surrogacy hub" of the world where infertile couples, many from across the globe, head to rent a womb.

Indian-origin Cancer Expert Warns of Brexit Impact

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.

African Medical Students to Get Training in Indian Hospitals

Medical students from African countries will soon get training in Indian hospitals, under an initiative designed to strengthen India-Africa relations.

Africa Spends $1 Billion A Year On Outbound Medical Tourism Mainly to India

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.

Indian-American Couple to Pay $7.75 mn For Healthcare Fraud

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.

Indian State Imposes Fat Tax

Kerala is the first state in India to introduce a "fat tax" on burgers, pizzas, doughnuts and tacos served in branded restaurants.

Music Therapy

While music cannot substitute medication or treatment, it has a therapeutic effect and can help patients relax.

UK Drugs Regulator to Halt Approvals For Indian Clinical Trials Firm

The UK's healthcare regulator has decided to suspended marketing approval for a widely used antibiotic that had won clearance based on clinical trials

Yoga Underscores Deep Ties Between India And The US

Yoga, practiced by millions of Americans daily, underscores deep cultural ties between India and the US, the White House has said on the occasion of second International Day of Yoga.

UK Could Bring Healthcare Expertise to India’s Smart Cities

The UK has developed some of the most innovative healthcare services and systems in the world over the past seven decades of NHS.

A High-level Healthcare Delegation From UK to Visit India

A high-level delegation, led by UK's National Health Service (NHS) chairman Malcolm Grant, will be visiting the country as part an agreement between both the nations to increase investment and co-operation in health and related sectors.

Indian-origin Brothers Get Caught in UK Pharma Imbroglio

Two Indian-origin millionaire brothers were today caught in a controversy for allegedly exploiting a loophole in Britain's state-run National Health Service's pricing controls to overcharge for the sale of generic drugs, according to a media report.

India-origin Gynaecologist in UK on Trial For Groping Patients

A 53-year-old India-origin gynaecologist in the UK on Wednesday went on trial for allegedly groping six of his female patients, including a mother-of-two.

Why Drinking in India is an Outdoor Sport

The dark and the bottle go together. Even some upmarket bars have the lighting turned down low and the windows shuttered.

India's Sun Pharma Gets U.S. Subpoena

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has subpoenaed India's largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd seeking information about the pricing and marketing of the generic drugs it sells in the United States.

Ayurveda Goes Chic

The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.

Return to Organic

As a new generation of millennial Indians reinforced the concept of healthy, there has been a growing desire to bring back the simple, unadulterated techniques of the past.

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