Health

Granny Knows Best

A curated exhibition on pre-modern medicine in India shows that Europeans recognised the value of the country’s traditional botanical healing practices.

Can NRI Doctors Barred Abroad Work in India

The Delhi high court on Tuesday sought to know if Indian-origin doctors, barred from practising by a foreign country, can be prohibited from treating patients in India.

Seema Verma - Key Architect of Republican Healthcare Bill

Indian-American Seema Verma shared the podium with President Donald Trump who hailed her contribution in convincing several lawmakers on the need to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Indian-American Doctors To Push For Visa Reforms

Influential Indian-American doctors will meet here tomorrow to push for legislative reforms to address the shortage of physicians in the US

Burpees: The Magic Workout

Why you should add burpees to your exercise routine.

Indian-American Doctors Body Shocked Over Vivek Murthy's Sacking

A top body of Indian-American doctors has expressed shock and disappointment over the Trump administration's dismissal of physician Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General.

Indian-origin Couples May be Aborting Female Foetus in Canada

Indian-origin couples living in Canada, mostly from Punjabi and Hindi-speaking communities, may be practising sex selective abortions due to their preference for sons.

'500kg' Egyptian Woman's Sster Accuses Indian Doctors of Lying

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is used as a last resort to treat people who are dangerously obese

Medical Tourism: Just What The Doctor Prescribed For India

The number of foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in India from the Gulf and the Middle East jumped 17 per cent in 2016 with the country emerging as a sought-after global destination for medical and wellness travel

Bend It Like Granny

The 98-year-old grandmother from Tamilnadu who leads a Yoga dynasty.

Indian Doctors Suffer Bias Within UK Medical System

Doctors trained in countries like India are suffering from an inherent bias within the UK medical system, a new report has indicated.

India-American Doctor Inducted Into Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame

An Indian-American doctor has been inducted into the Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame in recognition of his efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness in parts of the world hit by poverty and poor access to medical care.

Indian Doctors Likely to be More in Demand in UK Post Brexit

Britain has long depended on doctors from India to run the National Health Service (NHS) since it was founded in 1948, but the reliance is likely to increase after the UK leaves the European Union.

India Will be The World’s Youngest Country by 2020

At a time when leading economies like Europe, US, South Korea, Japan are ageing, India holds the advantage of having an increased working population.

From Rishikesh to Beijing

Rishikesh, believed by many to be the yoga capital of India, is also emerging as one of the biggest exporters of yoga teachers to Southeast Asia as well as China where demand for yoga is at an all-time high.

Rishikesh, India: The Yoga Capital of The World

For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their sojourn to study transcendental meditation in 1968.

First Indian Genomics Beacon Launched in UK

The aim of the Indian beacon is to address the gap in shared Indian genomics data, which helps scientists better understand disease and develop more effective drug delivery systems and therapeutics

Indian Doctors Prepare World’s Heaviest Woman For Surgery

Indian doctors put an Egyptian believed to be the world’s heaviest woman on a special liquid diet Monday as they prepared her for an emergency weight-loss operation.

UK’s National Health Service to Charge Foreigners, Including From India

The new health service rules, expected to save Britain £500 million, will apply to non-emergency treatments as part of a clampdown on so-called health tourists

India’s Medical Tourism Gets Africans’ Attention

India is increasingly becoming popular with Africans seeking medical treatment overseas, because of its more affordable, state-of-the-art equipment and its highly skilled doctors.

U.S. Health Care Needs a Wakeup Call From India

The high quality and low cost represent the type of disruptive innovation that has impacted nearly all industries in the United States, and should serve as a wake-up call for American doctors and hospitals.

US Websites Selling Dangerous Prescription Drugs to Indian Consumers

More than 4,000 illegal websites established in the US are reportedly found to be involved in selling of potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to its consumers.

US Border Tax: Indian Pharma Companies May be Hit

Domestic pharmaceutical companies may be impacted and could see a rough road ahead in the US.

Why Indians Must Say No to GM Diet

This crash diet that became a fad in India a couple of years ago wasn't actually meant for Indian stomachs.

New Scheme For Indian Doctors in UK to Plug Shortages

The UK has launched a new placement scheme to bring in doctors from India to plug shortages in the emergency departments of its state-funded National Health Service.

Indian-origin Doctor in US to Pay $250,000 in Fraud Case

An Indian-origin dentist in the US is among five other physicians who have agreed to pay $250,000 for not rendering paedriatic dental services and making false claims in a government funded programme to help poor children.

Knighthood for Indian-origin DNA Expert at Cambridge

Shankar Balasubramanian, the Chennai-born professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Cambridge, is to be conferred a knighthood along with other British honours for Indian-origin individuals.

India's Flawed Generic Drug Trials Business

Serial testing of some volunteers is raising new questions about the level of oversight of India's generic drug trials industry

Sikh Doctor in US Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation alleging he was denied a neurology job for his religious appearance.

Worship And Workout

Religion offers great scope for exercise.

Indian-origin Doctor Organises Stem Cell Donor Registration Drive

Dr Jain sees a challenge for transplanters across the world to establish a full match for their patients of South Asian origin.

NRI Surgeon Receives Prestigious UK Professorship Award

A renowned Indian-origin orthopaedic surgeon has been awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship and Medal for 2017 by UK's Royal College of Surgeons for his research on stem cells in articular cartilage repair.

Diagnostic Firm of NRI Couple Grabbed in Aurangabad

An NRI scientist couple, living in the US, who had introduced advanced cancer diagnostic technology here, have allegedly been duped by six people who forged documents and transferred the shares of the couple's diagnostic firm into their name.

Healthcare in Africa, Built by India

Africans who benefit from treatment at Indian hospitals, and via India’s tele-medicine services, will remember that India helped in their healthcare endeavour.

NRI Surgeon Gets Prestigious British Professorship Award

A renowned Indian-origin orthopaedic surgeon has been awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship and the Medal for 2017.

USA Pear Month Comes to India

This year, National Pear Month is going global.

Indian Health Care Providers Eye Africa to Boost Business

Health care seen among fastest-growing categories in Africa; market is pegged to reach $49 billion by 2025

Egyptian World’s Heaviest Woman to Have Surgery in India

Egyptian woman weighing 500 kilogrammes to fly to India for weight reduction surgery after intervention from country’s FM.

Social Media Madness Takes India to Uncharted Waters

Indians are risking life and lip to capture that perfect selfie.

India Health-Care Providers Look to Tap Africa Growth Wave

Cash-rich Indian hospital groups are setting up operations in Africa to tap a growing stream of middle-class patients from the continent seeking quality health-care.

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