India's Biggest Killer
Since the late 1990s, India has had the dubious distinction of being the coronary artery disease (CAD) capital of the world.
Stop the Brain Drain of Indian Physicians
"Working as doctors is not glamourous anymore. Young people are turning to more lucrative professions these days."
Poor Villagers' Disease Afflicts Rich Indians
Root Canal in India
The Indian health system is basically enticing foreigners by showing them how much money they can save on ultra modern dental procedures and even on sophisticated cosmetic dentistry treatments.
Govt Mulls Restrictions on MNC Buyouts of Local Pharma Companies
The commerce ministry will propose conditional approval of buyouts of local drugmakers by global counterparts to ensure public health concerns of the country are protected. The government is debating restrictions on buyout of local pharma companies b
GE Healthcare to Acquire PAA Laboratories
GE Healthcare on Tuesday said that it has reached an agreement to acquire PAA Laboratories that develops and supplies cell culture media for biomedical research. "The acquisition of PAA Laboratories will allow GE Healthcare to expand its offerin
India's Cancer Train
On any given night, there are about 70 to 100 cancer patients on this platform, says a station attendant. "Everyone knows it's the train for those with cancer."
Doctor Exodus From India
By the end of July this year 767 Indian doctors left India, compared to 1,264 in all of 2010.
Free Medicines for All in Rajasthan
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Monday said free medicines will be provided in government hospitals in the state to all sections of society from Oct 2 this year.
Indian Consulates Still Discriminating Against HIV Positive Vistors
In 2002, India became among the first major country to repeal regulations requiring foreign residents to undergo mandatory HIV testing, eight years before China and America. But several Indian consulates continue to bar HIV-positive tourists.