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  • Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    New Delhi: Over the last decade, there has been an alarming rise in the caesarean deliveries in India. The private hospitals, especially, have shown a significant increase as oppose to the public hospitals that registered a dip in the number of caesarean deliveries. According to National Family Health Survery-4, the private hospitals saw 40.9 per c...

  • Last Minute Rush For Commercial Surrogacy Before It Becomes Illegal

    Last Minute Rush For Commercial Surrogacy Before It Becomes Illegal

    Gurugram: Couples and individuals who desire to become parents via surrogacy are making quick calls at surrogacy clinics, especially after the Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar announced that he became a father of twins with the help of surrogacy. Dr Kaberi Banerjee, an IVF specialist said, “A lot of patients have started calling in with queries, m...

  • India To Resume Indus Water Talks With Pakistan This Month: 10 Points

    India To Resume Indus Water Talks With Pakistan This Month: 10 Points

    Its point made, India's Indus commissioner will travel to Pakistan later this month to resume the Indus Water Treaty talks that New Delhi had put on the ice after last September's terrorist attack on the Uri army base in Jammu and Kashmir. "Blood and water cannot flow together," Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared soon after the attack that kille...

  • Price Cap On Stents Hailed By All, But Serious Concerns Remain

    Price Cap On Stents Hailed By All, But Serious Concerns Remain

    The drug pricing regulator has directed that in cases of evidence of artificial stent shortage, the state governments can proceed against the manufacturers and seize their stent stocks as per the provisions of the Drug Price Control Order, 2013.

  • 'Hithendran Effect' Keeping Tamil Nadu At The Forefront Of Organ Donation

    'Hithendran Effect' Keeping Tamil Nadu At The Forefront Of Organ Donation

    The story of a 15-year-old boy named Hithendra, who lost his life in a motorbike accident, continues to inspire many in Tamil Nadu to become organ donors. As his parents chose to donate Hithendra's heart, kidney, liver, corneas and bone marrow, their action sparked off a movement called 'Hithendra Effect'.

  • Be Watchful Of Symptoms Of Cancer, Says Manisha Koirala

    Be Watchful Of Symptoms Of Cancer, Says Manisha Koirala

    To increase awareness about Cancer, thousands of people cutting across gender and age walked the lengths of New Delhi’s Rajpath. The tenth annual Delhi Walk for Life aimed to applaud and support cancer survivors was flagged off by actor and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala and MaryKay Loss Carlson, Charge d’Affaires USA on Sunday. There were mo...

  • World Cancer Day: 17.3 Lakh New Cases In India By 2020, Says Report

    World Cancer Day: 17.3 Lakh New Cases In India By 2020, Says Report

    The case for early diagnosis just got stronger. The statement has been corroborated by a World Health Organization report, released ahead of the World Cancer Day observed on February 4, which highlighted that it is easier and cheaper to cure the killer disease if diagnosed early.

  • How Eating Litchis On Empty Stomach Led To Child Deaths In Bihar

    How Eating Litchis On Empty Stomach Led To Child Deaths In Bihar

    Muzaffarpur, Bihar: Every year, in the scorching heat of May-June, an epidemic hits Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Children suffer from fever, have seizures, convulsions and eventually slip into coma. In 2014, 390 children were admitted to the hospital exhibiting symptoms of fever and convulsions and later, 122 of them died. This left the community of d...

  • Recognition Of Third Gender Only On Paper? Odisha Transgenders File Election Nomination As Male Or Female

    Recognition Of Third Gender Only On Paper? Odisha Transgenders File Election Nomination As Male Or Female

    Bhubaneswar:  Odisha is home to over 25,000 transgenders. The representatives from the transgender community are gearing up to contest the upcoming panchayat polls in the state in February. The community, however, has found itself on the crossroads, as the nomination papers have no mention of the third gender and the representatives have to file t...

  • Don't Ban Commercial Surrogacy, Regulate It, Say Experts

    Don't Ban Commercial Surrogacy, Regulate It, Say Experts

    Gurugram: For hiring a womb, India has long been a go-to destination for foreigners. Despite being worth billions, the surrogacy industry continues to remain an unregulated sector. In August last year, the Surrogacy Bill, 2016, was introduced by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Lok Sabha that proposed a ban on commercial surrogacy in I...

  • Old Mortar Shell Found Near Vasant Kunj In South Delhi, NSG At Spot

    Old Mortar Shell Found Near Vasant Kunj In South Delhi, NSG At Spot

    An old mortar shell was found abandoned near Vasant Kunj in South Delhi this morning, leading the police to cordon off and evacuate the entire area, as per protocol. A National Security Guard (NSG) and a bomb disposal squad are at the spot.

  • Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    New Delhi: A Patna teenager, who is suffering from extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis, has won her right to a necessary drug in court. But it would be at least another 16 days before she has it in her hand. The delay will be due to the lengthy administrative process, which her father Kaushal Kishore Tripathi is dealing with. The teenager who ha...

  • The 3 Minutes Of No Translation When PM Narendra Modi, Officials Were Stumped

    The 3 Minutes Of No Translation When PM Narendra Modi, Officials Were Stumped

    For the little over three minutes that Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan spoke on Wednesday, headsets at the stately Hyderabad House that provide translation of speeches in foreign languages, were silent. As the prince began to speak after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made his address, politicians and journalists present be...

  • Experts Speak On Patna Teen Girl’s Fight For TB Drug

    Experts Speak On Patna Teen Girl?s Fight For TB Drug

    New Delhi: Eighteen-year-old girl is fighting a battle against Tuberculosis in Patna.  Her father, Kaushal Kishore Tripathi, is doing the rounds of the court, fighting to get her daughter access to a medicine that could potentially save her life. The teenager developed TB symptoms in 2011 and six years hence, she is now suffering from extremely dr...

  • Speaking About My TB Journey Helps People Deal With The Stigma: Amitabh Bachchan

    Speaking About My TB Journey Helps People Deal With The Stigma: Amitabh Bachchan

    New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a tuberculosis survivor, interacted with people about the disease and the stigma attached to it through a Facebook Live chat on Sunday evening. “I thought that speaking about my own TB journey helps people personalise the issue and deal with the stigma attached to it’, said Mr Bachchan, who was jo...

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