HEALTH

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

Guidelines on safe childhood prog for Gram Panchayats released

  New Delhi Handbook, module and guidelines on Safe Childhood Programme for Gram Panchayats was released Monday. It was released jointly by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Ministry of Panchayati Raj and UNICEF. The handbook will be useful for the functionaries of the Panchayati Raj Institutions in protecting the rights of children … Continue reading Guidelines on safe childhood prog for Gram Panchayats released

India takes adequate steps to prevent Zika

AMN Following the Declaration of Zika virus disease as a Public Health emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in February,2016, Government has been taking adequate steps to prevent, detect and respond to the situation. The notification for Zika being a PHEIC was withdrawn by WHO on 18th November, 2016. However, India continues to maintain high vigilance … Continue reading India takes adequate steps to prevent Zika

New way to slow down cancer growth found

AMN Scientists have identified a new way to slow down the growth of cancer cells, an advance that may lead to novel treatment options against the deadly disease. Researchers from the University of Rochester in the US identified a protein called Tudor-SN that is important in the “preparatory” phase of the cell cycle – the … Continue reading New way to slow down cancer growth found

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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 ...