Doctors hold protest march against NMC Bill

New Delhi  Feb.06 (ANI): A group of doctors took out a protest march from AIIMS hospital to Parliament on Wednesday against the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017.

The bill, which seeks to replace and subsume the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body, was tabled in the…

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Homeopathy, ayurveda doctors hold rally supporting NMC

New Delhi, Feb 6 Hundreds of homeopathic and ayurvedic practitioners from across the country on Monday held a rally here in support of the proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they said would benefit poor patients in the rural and remote areas of the country.

Held under the banner…

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Food preservative shows promise in schizophrenia treatment

Taipei, Feb 4 : Researchers have found that a common food preservative can treat schizophrenia patients whose symptoms do not respond to available antipsychotic drugs.

The results of the clinical trial, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, showed that the food preservative, sodium benzoate, improves symptoms in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia.


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Health services scheme for poor a `jumla', government fooling people: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 3 :  The Congress on Saturday termed the Modi government’s Budget announcement of a mega health service insurance scheme for the poor a “jumla” and said it was made without adequate funds.

Talking to reporters here, Congress Communications incharge Randeep Singh Surjewala said the proposed National Health…

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New hair regeneration tech raises hope for baldness cure

Tokyo, Feb 3 Japanese researchers have developed a novel method for the “mass production” of hair regenerating tissues, that may lead to new treatment for hair loss.

Although hair loss is not life-threatening, it troubles a substantial number of individuals all over the world, particularly in ageing societies.


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