HEALTH

Antibiotic resistance makes Gonorrhoea hard to treat: WHO

The World Health Organization has said antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea, a sexually-transmitted disease, much harder and sometimes impossible to treat. The global health body, citing data from 77 countries including India, said every year an estimated 35.2 million people were infected by the disease in the WHO’s Western Pacific Region and 11.4 million in … Continue reading Antibiotic resistance makes Gonorrhoea hard to treat: WHO

Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

In a rare medical development, Britain’s first pregnant man has given birth to a baby girl. Hyden Robert Cross, 21 made headlines around the world earlier this year, when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor. Three years ago, Cross had legally become male through gender assignment. He, however, put his transition on … Continue reading Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

Humans could regenerate heart cells in future: Study

AMN Scientists in United States have discovered genetic interactions that may allow heart cells to regenerate, an advance that could lead to new therapies to treat cardiac diseases. Researchers from the University of Florida (UF) found genes known to form hearts cells in humans and other animals in the gut of a muscle-less and heartless … Continue reading Humans could regenerate heart cells in future: Study

TB patients have to submit Aadhaar for health benefits: Govt.

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Those who are suffering from tuberculosis will now have to submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a Indian central government scheme. Health Ministry in a notification asked those who do not have Aadhaar card to get themselves enrolled by 31st of August this year. Now, the Ministry will … Continue reading TB patients have to submit Aadhaar for health benefits: Govt.

Yoga can prevent musculoskeletal problems

BY – Vinod Kumar Yoga is beneficial for certain bone and joint problems like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, joint pain. but if it is practiced incorrectly, it may cause muscle strain, torn ligaments, or more serious injuries, said experts. Orthopaedic experts say that practicing yoga daily can help build bone mass and prevent … Continue reading Yoga can prevent musculoskeletal problems

Govt to organise ‘Saas Bahu Sammelan’ to promote birth control

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a novel idea, the government of India has decided to organise ‘SAAS BAHU SAMMELAN’ (Mother-in law—Daughter-in- law Conference) in different parts of the country to encourage birth control. The idea coined by the Ministry of Health and Family has come following reports of unprecedented growth in population in 146 … Continue reading Govt to organise ‘Saas Bahu Sammelan’ to promote birth control

Govt to probe unprecedented population growth in 146 districts: Nadda

Our Special correspondent / New Delhi Alarmed over the massive growth of population in some part of the country, the Government of India has decided to set up a committee to look into the causes of the enormous fertility rate in these areas and how to check the tendency. Union minister of Health and family … Continue reading Govt to probe unprecedented population growth in 146 districts: Nadda

Govt to standardise costs of medical tourism services

  The Government has decided to standardize the cost of medical tourism services in the country through a centralized web portal. It will provide a big relief to foreign tourists who visit India for medical and wellness tours. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Tourism Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma said, the growth of medical and … Continue reading Govt to standardise costs of medical tourism services

AYUSH ministry never says ‘no sex’ during pregnancy

AMN A day after a booklet, released by the Union government’s Ayush Ministry, recommended that pregnant woman should control lust, hang “beautiful” pictures on the wall and shun non-vegetarian food to deliver a healthy baby, the Ministry today clarified  that many media reports were “inaccurate” and asserted that the booklet doesn’t feature the words “no … Continue reading AYUSH ministry never says ‘no sex’ during pregnancy

Govt to set up 100 AYUSH hospitals across India

AMN The Centre has approved proposals to set up 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country. This was stated by Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu last night. He said, during the last three years, the Union government has approved posting of 4,000 AYUSH … Continue reading Govt to set up 100 AYUSH hospitals across India

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...