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.
Many Indian drugmakers will soon have to bear higher costs for sale of their products in American markets
Thousands of foreign-trained immigrant physicians are living in the United States with lifesaving skills that are lying fallow because they stumbled over one of the many hurdles in the path toward becoming a licensed doctor here.
It's called Canshala and is an island of peace and learning for a group of ailing children for whom education had, at one stage, become a distant dream due to their treatment for life-threatening cancer.
The Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) would like to make a positive and meaningful impact on the healthcare in India
America’s top medical research center, the National Institute of Health (NIH), has suspended its clinical trials in India in the wake of the country toughening its regulatory norms.
Global investors are excited about this new Indian baby.
Delhi has become a preferred destination for couples from around the world who are looking for good and low-cost ways of having children.
The real moral of this big fat story is that free market affluence has turned us all into pigs in a sty.
It’s not uncommon for diabetes patients to look for alternative remedies, but the FDA is clearly skeptical of ayurvedic products and what it describes as “medicine of the healing arts that originated in India.
A farmer in the northern Indian state of Bihar is using magic shows to promote organic farming
Starbucks wants a taste of the Greek yogurt craze.
The medicinal power of the humble neem, widely used in India as an insecticide and germicide, is now being channelised to wage a war against cancer.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Tuesday (July 9, 2013) confirmed for the first time the premature birth of his and his wife Gauri Khan's surrogate baby boy.
Debates on malnutrition ignore links with sanitation and disease and the burdens these impose on children.
Reading books, writing and participating in brain-stimulating activities may help preserve your memory into old age