Gurugram Fortis charged Adya's parents 1,208 % more for syringes :NPPA

New Delhi, Dec 16 :  The Fortis Memorial hospital in Gurugram charged 1,208 per cent more than procurement price for much of the medical equipment, including disposable syringes, to the parents of seven-year-old dengue patient Adya who had died at the hospital despite undergoing treatment for two weeks…

Read More

Blood test for multiple sclerosis comes closer

London, Dec 15 :  Researchers have found that multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease of the brain and spinal cord, can be detected by simply analysing blood samples.

The current procedure for detection of the disease requires the invasive, often painful, process of collecting fluid from the brain and spine.

The research…

Read More

Rajasthan invokes essential services law as doctors threaten strike

Jaipur, Dec 15 :  The BJP government on Thursday invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) for three months from Sunday as its doctors warned of a strike from December 18 in support of their demands.

An official notification in this regard said government employees are restricted from proceeding on…

Read More

Himachal University to have 100-bed naturopathy and yoga hospital

Shimla, Dec 13 :  Shoolini University in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh has been accorded sanction to set up a 100-bed naturopathy and yoga hospital with a grant of Rs 80 lakh by the central government, it was announced on Wednesday.

The Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy…

Read More

Government prioritising homoeopathy development: Minister

Kolkata, Dec 12 :  Union Minister of State for Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik on Monday said the central government has been prioritising the development of homoeopathy along with other traditional systems of medicine as it gained popularity throughout the country after Independence.

Inaugurating the academic-cum-library building and unveiling the…

Read More