5,000 Indian, Filipino Nurses to be Employed in UK
A fresh batch of 5,500 nurses will be hired from India and Philippines to plug in the staff shortage in NHS.
India’s Healthcare Problem is Immense, Shows Govt Study
Disease burden rate in India is 72 per cent higher per person than that in Sri Lanka or China, the state-wise study showed.
88 Injured Yemeni Nationals Arrive in India for Medical Treatment
The patients from Yemen come to India under a program sponsored by the UAE-based Emirates Red Crescent organization.
Children in Delhi Have Smaller Lungs Than American Kids Due to Pollution: Study
Smaller lung size affects children’s exercise capability and makes them more susceptible to infections.
World Diabetes Day: Number of Diabetics in India Could Double by the Next Decade
World Diabetes Day is observed on Nov. 14 to mark the birth anniversary of Frederick Banting, the co-founder of insulin.
Delhi’s Poor Air Quality Can Drive Away Expats: Assocham
Delhi’s air pollution levels were labelled as “medical emergency” by the government as major pollutants remained at “severe” level.
Long and Short of Plastic Surgery in India
India tops the world in hair transplants and breast reductions for men.
Pharma Billionaire Arrested on Charges of Fraud to Prescribe Opioid Painkiller
Insys founder John N. Kapoor is accused of using bribery and fraud for prescription of fentanyl spray called Subsys to patients who did not need it.
Anthem Acquires Kiran Patel’s $1.4 Billion America’s 1st Choice HMO
America’s 1st Choice, one of the largest privately held managed U.S. Medicare healthcare company servicing 130,000 seniors, had revenues of $1.4 billion in 2016.
From Goats to Beer Bottles, Yoga Goes Offbeat
From using animals to indulging in your favorite hobby, yoga is being reinvented to new forms across the world.