HEALTH

WHO asks South-East Asia Region to accelerate physical activity

Staff Reporter / New Delhi In an effort to arrest and reverse the growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases and promote physical and mental well-being, the World Health Organization WHO has asked countries in South-East Asia Region to accelerate action to address insufficient physical activity which is as high as 74% among adolescents in the zone. … Continue reading WHO asks South-East Asia Region to accelerate physical activity

PM inaugurates Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector

Global trust earned by Indian healthcare sector has led to India being called pharmacy of the world, says PM ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector. Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the vision to create an eco-system … Continue reading PM inaugurates Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector

Only 37 months to Deadline to end TB in India: Minister

AMN Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar on Wednesday said India has mere 37 months before the deadline to end TB in the country. She reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to eliminate TB in India by 2025, five years ahead of the SDG targets. Dr. Pawar was … Continue reading Only 37 months to Deadline to end TB in India: Minister

Positive parenting vital for protecting children: NCPCR

Staff Reporter National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Member Pragna Parande has said that positive parenting holds key in protecting children and fathers should also be included in child care programmes. Addressing a workshop relating to the importance of first thousand days of the child from conception organised by UNICEF and others in … Continue reading Positive parenting vital for protecting children: NCPCR

Pfizer Says Its Antiviral Pill 89% effective in high-risk COVID cases

PAXLOVID™ (PF-07321332; ritonavir) was found to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death by 89% compared to placebo in non-hospitalized high-risk adults with COVID-19 In the overall study population through Day 28, no deaths were reported in patients who received PAXLOVID™ as compared to 10 deaths in patients who received placebo Pfizer plans to submit the data as … Continue reading Pfizer Says Its Antiviral Pill 89% effective in high-risk COVID cases

HEALTHCARE / Feeling Sick? Use This Symptom Checker For Common Fall And Winter Illnesses

As the weather cools, viruses have a tendency to spread with more ease. That’s because people tend to spend more time indoors, where germs can circulate from one person to another through the air or close contact. This fall or winter, if you find yourself sniffling and sneezing, or experiencing an upset stomach, you could … Continue reading HEALTHCARE / Feeling Sick? Use This Symptom Checker For Common Fall And Winter Illnesses

157 new medical colleges approved by Centre since 2014

BISHESHWAR MISHRA Centre has given a nod to 157 new medical colleges in the country since 2014 and has invested over 17 thousand 691 crore rupees on these projects. Health Ministry said, on completion of these medical colleges, nearly 16 thousand undergraduate medical seats will be added. Of these, six thousand 500 seats have already … Continue reading 157 new medical colleges approved by Centre since 2014

Vaccine manufacturers hail PM’s leadership as India crosses milestone of 100 cr doses

ADITYA RAJ DAS The domestic vaccine manufacturers appreciated the vision and dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister in providing continuous guidance and support towards the development of the vaccines. They also praised the never before seen collaboration between government and industry and applauded the regulatory reforms, simplified procedures, timely approvals, and forthcoming and supportive nature … Continue reading Vaccine manufacturers hail PM’s leadership as India crosses milestone of 100 cr doses

Govt is striving to offer world class medical infrastructure for people: PM Modi

Inaugurating the Infosys Foundation Visharam Sadan at National Cancer Institute Jhajjar Campus ADITYA RAJ DAS / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said government striving to offer world class medical infrastructure facilities for the people of the country, especially in the testing times of COVID-19. Prime Minister said, India has crossed the 100 crore … Continue reading Govt is striving to offer world class medical infrastructure for people: PM Modi

Dr Reddy’s becomes first Indian company to launch anti-cancer drug in China

WEB DESK Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has become the first Indian pharmaceutical company to launch an anti-cancer drug in the Chinese market.  India’s ambassador to China Vikram Misri informed about it today. Abiraterone Acetate, which was launched in the US in 2020, is used in treating prostate cancer. “Some good news this … Continue reading Dr Reddy’s becomes first Indian company to launch anti-cancer drug in China

SPORTS

First Test match between India and New Zealand begins in Kanpur

India were 82 for 2 in their first innings of the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur, a shortwhile ago. ...

Saudi Arabia launches first women’s football league

It is only a few years since Saudi women were allowed inside stadiums to watch soccer matches. Now Saudi Arabi ...

India commences title defence campaign against France in Junior Hockey World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi Defending champion India start favourite against France as they commence their campaign t ...

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MARQUEE

Positive parenting vital for protecting children: NCPCR

Staff Reporter National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Member Pragna Parande has said th ...

Google Doodle Honours Poet, Freedom Fighter Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

WEB DESKOn the occasion of the Indian activist and author's 117th birth anniversary,Google Doodle on Monday, 1 ...