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New drug shows promise in excess bleeding at childbirth

Can replace Oxytocin, says WHO. India embarks on a restrictive regimen on oxytocin manufacture from July 1 Just as India readies to implement a ban...

Now, WHO launches its very own “Fitness challenge” – a global...

WHO global action plan on physical activity focuses on improving the environment for people to walk, cycle more Prime minister Narendra Modi and his ministers...

At World Health Assembly in Geneva, all eyes will be on...

The 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week with a "triple billion" agendaThe 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week...

WHO issues first-ever essential diagnostic tests

The list of essential diagnostics aims to improve diagnostic outcomes. World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the...

REPLACE artificial trans fats contained in margarine, ghee: WHO

WHO launches six-pronged strategy to eliminate industrial trans fats, often present in margarine, gheeThe World Health Organisation has released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for...

Eliminate Rabies: WHO Asks South Asian Countries

Nearly 26,000 people, die of rabies in Southeast Asia, and 1.5 million people remain at risk of the disease All over the world, rabies causes...

Theme of Hand Hygiene Day 2018 has resonance for India

Healthcare providers in rural areas often oblivious of the importance of hand hygiene Much as the hand hygiene message may have become a vehicle in...

Pollution kills 7 million people every year: WHO

New report by WHO flags the huge toll pollution continues to claim despite efforts by governments Nine out of 10 people around the world breathe...

Their concerns held up tobacco warnings but bidi workers most exploited

Study by Public Health Foundation of India with WHO support recommends ban on bidi rolling in homesCiting exploitation of bidi workers, a new study...

Re-vaccination with BCG can reduce infection from TB patients

According to the World Health Organisation, people ill with TB can infect 10–15 other people through close contact over the course of a year A...

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Experts from IITs, UGC, DBT to discuss AYUSH regulations

First of its kind two day conference kicks off on Tuesday In a first of its kind conference to discuss traditional systems of medicine, experts...

Final milestone of Ayushman Bharat to be return of the GP

The general practitioner is a breed that has died out over the years The "last mile connectivity" between the two arms of Ayushman Bharat -...

Nanotech ushers in low cost treatment for nail fungus

Nail fungus infection is common and difficult to treat Onychomycosis, a nail fungus that causes nail disfigurement, pain, and increased risk of soft tissue infection,...