TOKYO Lawmakers in Japan have enacted a bill to strengthen measures for preventing health hazards caused by passive smoking. According to NHK, the Upper House of the Diet approved the bill by a majority vote at a plenary session on Wednesday to amend the health promotion law. The new legislation will ban smoking inside buildings … Continue reading Japan enacts bill to curb passive smoking
Children and elderly should take special care AMN / New Delhi It is time again when monsoons hit most part of India. In Ayurveda, it is the time for aggravation of Vata or the movement functions in the body. While this is a time to rejoice, it is also imperative to take certain precautions, especially … Continue reading Prevention is better than cure in monsoon season
PM shares a video on Twitter; says Yoga is important for health and wellness; Appeal to people to adopt yoga; Says Yoga can connect the world. AMN The entire world is feverishly preparing for the international yoga day. Before the 4th yoga day, prime minister has appealed to the people to make yoga a … Continue reading Yoga can connect the world: PM Modi
AMN / NEW DELHI India has registered a record 22 percent reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) since 2013. Briefing media here on the achievements of his Ministry in the four years yesterday, Health Minister J P Nadda said, with the combined efforts of Ministry and all the health workers, government have managed to avert … Continue reading India registers 22% reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio
AMN The WHO has commended India’s progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 per cent, from 556 per one lac live births in 1990 to 130 per one lac live births in 2016. It said, this progress puts the country on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal target of … Continue reading WHO commends India for reducing maternal mortality ratio by 77%
AMN / Ballia Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda has said, the India will be free of leprosy this year and Kala-azar by next year. Talking to media persons at Ballia in Uttar Pradesh last evening, Mr Nadda said, mortality rate in India has decreased and referred to a World Health Organisation … Continue reading India will be free of leprosy this year: Govt
AMN/ EW DELHI India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) recording a 22-per cent reduction in such deaths since 2013. According to the Sample Registration System bulletin released yesterday, the MMR has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016. Union Health Minister JP Nadda said in a tweet that … Continue reading India records 22% reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio
Heart patients flock to Singapore to mend their heart AMN / New Delhi Of late many Indian patients have started flocking overseas for medical treatment, seeking expertise in advanced procedures, technology, medical products that are not available in homeland. Singapore is fast becoming the choice destination for treatment for cardiac aliments especially for the Indians. The … Continue reading Obsolete stents pose challenge in complex heart surgery: Dr Dinesh Nair
AMN / Bangalore Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar today launched India’s first oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin in Bengaluru on World Environment Day. Priced at just rupees 10 for a pack of four sanitary pads, these will be available in all the 3,600 Jan Aushadhi kendras across the country by the 10th of next … Continue reading Minister launches India’s first oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin
Two major studies released on Sunday show that many people with breast and lung cancers may forgo chemotherapy and still live longer, signaling a waning need for what was long seen as the standard of cancer care. The findings were released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago, the world’s … Continue reading No need for chemo in many breast and lung cancers, major studies show
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