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Decongestants should be avoided in children under 6 years and given with caution in children under 12 years Decongestants should not be given to children under 6 years  and given with caution in children under 12 years, as there is...
Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut oil is “pure poison” and “one of the worst things you can eat” triggered a...
A medical assessment of the ECG, atrial fibrillation (AF) detection features of the new Apple WatchApple watch 4 has got FDA approval as an over-the-counter product in US for Electrocardiogram (ECG) readings/recordings and another feature that detects Atrial fibrillation...
Last year NHS England adopted a protocol for recording sexual orientation information. India should follow suitThursday's Supreme Court ruling making it legal in India to be gay or lesbian has opened floodgates of celebration and emotion. The realists though...
Doctor's Day is the birthday of Dr B C RoyDr Bidhanchandra Roy, a former chief minister of West Bengal, some say was the most famous doctor of India. That is why his birthday - and also his death anniversary...
The plan to cap profit margins, offer discounts in case of deaths could deny patients the best possible care in the first 24 hours That the temptation to resort to populist band aids for a broke health system cuts across...
Unless public financing increases to 2.5%, journey towards universal health coverage will be sluggishDays after health minister J P Nadda reiterated India's commitment to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) at the World Health Organization, one of the best known public...
India has a crippling shortage of nurses, further complicated by limited teaching facilities and brain drain The history of nursing is an epic involving service and sacrifice, trials and triumphs, achievements, ambitions and aspirations. The proud legacy has continued as nurses...
Artificial Intelligence is the next healthcare milestone. For India, on the cusp of public health history with National Health Protection Scheme, it holds many promises India plans to march into the future powered by its demographic dividend. That is why...
The new Hepatitis B vaccine schedule can be completed in one month rather than the present 6 month schedule A new Hepatitis B vaccine that was approved by the USFDA last year and has now been recommended for use in...

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