- Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock(18:02)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With the Union Cabinet directing a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of their manufacturing, import, export, distribution and storage, physicians welcomed the step while e-cigarette traders expressed shock and anger over the decision.
- Cabinet approves blanket ban on e-cigarettes(15:50)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of its manufacturing, import, export, distribution and storage.
- Top UP doctors booked for negligence after patient dies in queue(15:36)
Kanpur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two leading cardiologist of Uttar Pradesh, and their subordinate staff have been booked under serious offence of Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for causing death of a patient, due to sheer negligence by the Kanpur police.
- Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism(18:18)
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says a study, adding to the mounting evidence that how harmful lack of sleep can be.
- 10 crore e-cards in first year of Ayushman Bharat(16:36)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As the Ayushman Bharat healthcare programme of the Modi government completes one year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Tuesday that 45 lakh patients took hospitalisation benefits under the scheme with a government funding of Rs 7,500 crore.
- This is how happy couples resolve issues(13:06)
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) While all couples tend to fight on issues like children, money, and in-laws, researchers say that what distinguishes happy couples from others is their approach to conflict.
- Dengue death toll rises to 68 in Bangladesh(19:28)
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has confirmed another eight deaths from dengue fever, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country since January to 68, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported on Monday.
- Maharashtra to deploy drones for emergency medical supplies(16:44)
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a first, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with private drone operator Zilpline to deliver blood products and emergency medicines to people in remote areas in collaboration with Serum Institute of India (SII), an official said on Monday.
- India spent nearly Rs 4Kcr on Swachh Bharat info, education: Study(14:44)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) To make the Swachh Bharat Mission a success, India mobilised huge resources for information, education and communication (IEC) activities, with a new report estimating that the cash expenditure by the government, private sector, and the development community to be between Rs 3,500-4,000 crore in five years since the programme's launch.
- Capsule to analyse what gases you hide in your stomach(14:16)
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Rather than laughing about it or feeling embarrassed, this is the time to take flatulence seriously as researchers have developed a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule that can measure what kind of gases you have in your stomach and alert you if there is any problem.
- Restrictions eased in J&K, health services normal: Centre(14:10)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that restrictions have been eased in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir and health services were functioning normally for those people who came from far-flung areas in the valley.
- Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark(01:56)
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567.
- Indians wake up to benefits of 'desi ghee' for stronger bones(09:50)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) All the members of New Delhi-based S. Rahul's family are health-conscious. That's the reason why olive oil bottles, often perceived to be a healthier option compared to other cooking oils, made way to their kitchen. Three years ago, this family made a switch to "desi ghee" (clarified butter), again apparently because of its health benefits.
- Yogi transfers five officers for neglecting work(22:40)
Chitrakoot, Sep 14 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has transferred five officers -- Chief Medical Superintendent, Chief Medical Officer and three Sub-Divisional Magistrates -- for negligence during his visit to the Chitrakoot district on Saturday.