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Fusion Yoga, health food items at Ministry of Ayush’s pavilion at IITF

Live Fusion Yoga performance by practitioners from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, free medical consultation by experts of various Ayush streams and display of various food items that promote nutrition and good health were the major attractions at the pavilion of the Ministry of Ayush on the first day of the India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan on ... Read More »

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizers Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates 32nd edition of “Hunar Haat” in Lucknow today.

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizers Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the 32nd edition of “Hunar Haat”, “Perfect Platform” to “promote and preserve” traditional art and craft of the country, in Lucknow today. In his address after inauguration of the “Hunar Haat”, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya said that it is very necessary to promote, encourage and respect the ... Read More »

6 Top Advantages of Buying a Medical Insurance Plan

Today, people are always in a hurry to achieve everything within a short span of time, be it theircareer, personal growth, or professional development. Hence, it is no surprise that the competition is also increasing with our soaring aspirations, giving way to hypertension, stress, and anxiety. Perhaps this is the reason why people are struggling with several diseases at a ... Read More »

Enlarged Prostate Can Be The Cause Of Urination Problems

Udaipur :  BPH — or benign prostatic hyperplasia — is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. It is a condition associated with aging, probably due to hormonal changes. BPH is benign. This means it is not cancer. It does not cause or lead to cancer. However, BPH and cancer can happen at the same time.BPH symptoms can vary with ... Read More »

Try Innovatively Crafted Ayurvedic Make-Up Products That Nourish Your Skin

Today the lines between makeup and skin care are increasingly blurring! Acknowledging the avant-garde rise in the demand for clean and ayurveda-infused makeup formulations some of the well-known beauty brands in India have plunged into bottling innovatively mystical Ayurvedic makeup products that avouch to the contemporary concept of “makeup infused skincare”. Now, In the upcoming section we have picked for ... Read More »

Can Litchi juice be consumed during off-season?

  Pink and sweet, Litchi is one of the most loved fruits in India, especially during summers. Litchi is widely grown all over India. States like Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand are the top Litchi-growing states in the country. In South India, Litchis are grown in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Once harvested, a large chunk of Litchi production ... Read More »

Black fungus: Experts to study possible causes including industrial oxygen use

Bengaluru : Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its possible contamination. Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also the head of the state”s COVID task force, held a meeting on Sunday with the treatment protocol committee where the possible sources of the infection ... Read More »

Cipla launches RT-PCR test kit ‘ViraGen’ for COVID-19 in India

Cipla has launched a polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test kit ‘ViraGen’ for COVID-19 in India, in partnership with Ubio Biotechnology Systems. ViraGen is the company’s third offering in the COVID-19 testing segment. It already has partnerships for antibody detection kit and antigen test kits. This test is designed for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2 in the upper ... Read More »

Government monitoring supply of each COVID-19 Essential Drug

Minister of State Mansukh Mandaviya today assured that the Government is monitoring supply of each COVID-19 Essential Drug. All drugs used in the management of COVID-19 are now available in India by ramping up production and increasing the imports. The availability of these drugs is being monitored by implementing three-pronged strategy of Supply Chain Management, Demand Side Management and Affordability. ... Read More »

Doctors successfully performed “Awake brain surgery” on a 36years old patient at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road for tumor removal

Bengaluru : A 36-year-old patient suffering from motor area tumor successfully underwent Awake brain surgery at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road. The team of doctors led by Dr Satish Satyanarayana – Additional Director- Neuro Surgery along with Dr Simha-Senior Anaesthetist at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road. Awake Brain Surgery or Awake Craniotomy is a surgical technique that enables surgeons to avoid injury to critical regions of the brain during surgery and are helpful in ... Read More »

Medical Feat! Doctors at Aster CMI Hospital successfully remove 3.5 kg crippling tumour from a 15-year-old girl’s neck

Bangalore : For, 15-year-old Surbhi Ben, who hails from Amerli district in Gujarat, her entire childhood was marked by endless visits to the hospitals, consultations with the doctors, several tests and endless derogatory remarks from locals and strangers for her ungainly looks due to a football-sized tumour that was stuck on her neck. Extending from her neck onto her chest, the benign tumour ... Read More »

Indira IVF crosses key milestone of 75000 successful IVF pregnancies

Udaipur : Indira IVF, India’s leading chain of infertility treatment clinics, has achieved 75,000 successful IVF pregnancies supported bytheir medical expertise and technological prowess. As a purpose-driven healthcare organisation, Indira IVF takes pride in making infertility treatment accessible to the remotest parts in India. With 94 centres across the countryand after having performed over one lakh cycles since its inception in ... Read More »

Actress Devshi Khanduri Fainted During Shoot Of “Kinna Chauna” Music Video

Devshi Khanduri is popular Actress/Lyricst, who has worked predominantly in Bollywood movie industry. Devshi has worked in popular movies like Chargesheet, Khel Toh Ab Shuru Hoga, oppam etc. She is lyricist in movies like Jawaani Jaaneman, Ujda Chaman, Dil Jo Na Keh Saka , Naughty Jatts , Parathe Wali Gali, Thora Lutf Thora Ishq etc, her “Kitthe Jave and Heels ... Read More »

Dr. Harsh Vardhan dedicates the new Burns and Plastic Surgery Block of AIIMS Delhi to Sushruta,“The Father of Plastic Surgery”

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare today inaugurated the newly constructed Burns and Plastic Surgery Block of AIIMS, New Delhi and dedicated it to Sushruta, ‘The Father of Plastic Surgery’. Dr. Harsh Vardhan shared his vision of need for a Burns and Plastic Surgery Block. He said, “Burn injury is one of the biggest causes of ... Read More »

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination, 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated

In a major leap in India’s public health history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the COVID-19 vaccine drive in the country, the world’s largest vaccination drive so far. The first day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully.  A total of 3,352 sessions were held wherein 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated as per the provisional reports. Additional 3,429 beneficiaries were vaccinated in Defence institutions. As many ... Read More »

Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs plenary session of the PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIWAS Annual Conference

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare today chaired theplenary session on “Challenges of Post COVID – Scenario in Health, Economy, Social and International Relations” of the annual conference of the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas through video conference. The 16th Convention being held physically at Mutthamma Hall is themed ‘Facing Post-COVID challenges”. The Union Health Minister in his speech called attention to the need ... Read More »

Central Pollution Control Board organizes Analytical Quality Control exercise of 145 Environmental Laboratories for 9 trace metal parameters.

The Instrumentation Laboratory of Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi has organized the 33rd Analytical Quality Control (AQC) exercise for trace metal parameters for Environmental Laboratories of Central and State Pollution Control Boards, Pollution Control Committee’s, and EPA Recognized Private Labs. The main objective of the AQC program is to continuously monitor the accuracy and reliability of the analytical data generated ... Read More »

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan nominated to the Board of GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has been nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) as a member on the GAVI Board. Dr. Harsh Vardhan will be representing the South East Area Regional Office (SEARO)/ Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) constituency on the GAVI Board. The seat is currently held by Mr. MyintHtwe of Myanmar. Dr. Harsh Vardhan ... Read More »

In major thrust to indigenous games, Sports Ministry includes Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba in Khelo India Youth Games 2021

The Sports Ministry has approved the inclusion of four Indigenous Games to be a part of Khelo India Youth Games 2021, scheduled to take place in Haryana. The games include: Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba. Speaking about the decision, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju said, “India has a rich heritage of indigenous sports, and it is  ... Read More »

National Family Health Survey-5

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, released the Factsheets of key indicators on population, reproductive and child health, family welfare, nutrition and others for 22 States/UTs of the first Phase of the 2019-20 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) on Universal Health Coverage Day on 12th December, 2020. These results are available on the Ministry’s ... Read More »

“eSanjeevani” telemedicine service records 1 million tele-consultations

India has crossed a landmark milestone in its eHealth journey. eSanjeevani telemedicine service of the Health Ministry has crossed 1 million (10 lakh) tele-consultations today.Telemedicine entails delivery of health services from a distance using internet and it not only extends the reach of health services but also improves quality of health services besides saving time and money. The roll out ... Read More »

Universal Healthcare Coverage Day celebrated in Health Ministry

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare today chaired an event to mark Universal Health Coverage Day. Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare joined the event virtually from Patna. Dr. Harsh Vardhan started by reminding the audience that COVID19 has greatly magnified the need for building resilient health care systems and ... Read More »

Aster CMI Hospital announces free IVF consultation to help fulfill the dreams of parenthood of infertile couples

Bangalore : In the last few decades, due to the changes in lifestyle, environment, and very pertinently the economic and academic aspirations of people, there has been an upsurge in the number of couples facing infertility in the country. Dealing with infertility can be emotionally taxing, therefore, to help the couples who, wish to start their treatment and fulfill their ... Read More »

World Health Organisation applauds India for Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz campaign; celebrities from all walks support the movement

The clarion call made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to all Indians of Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz has received praise from the World Health Organisation. In a tweet, WHO said, “WHO applauds India’s initiative on promoting physical activity through its campaign Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz.” The campaign launched as part of the nation-wide Fit India Movement ... Read More »

Your immune system is quite…

Your immune system is quite complex. The ability of your body to fight off different types of infections and illnesses depends on the strength of your immune system. However, it should not be too strong or it may overreact, which may result in autoimmune disorders and allergies. In this article we have shared 5 simple ways to help you boost ... Read More »

Swarnajayanti Fellow may provide new genetic treatment for thalassemia, duchenne muscular dystrophy, haemophilia

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a severe type of muscle weakness that usually begins at an early age and worsens quickly, may soon have a new strategy of treatment through genetic regulation. There is no known cure for duchenne muscular dystrophy. Treatments usually aim to control symptoms to improve quality of life. Sandeep Eswarappa, Assistant Professor Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru one ... Read More »

CSIR-CDRI Scientist, Dr Satish Mishra bags “DrTulsi Das Chugh Award-2020” given by National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)

The Orations & Awards Committee of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India), has selected Dr Satish Mishra, Principal Scientist, Division of Molecular Parasitology and Immunology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow for “Dr.Tulsi Das Chugh Award” for the year 2020 in recognition of his research work on Malaria parasite’s life cycle which is a complex process involving two hosts and three invasive stages. Invasion in both mammals and mosquitoes requires ... Read More »

Dr. Harsh Vardhan reviews COVID19 preparedness and measures for COVID Appropriate Behaviour in Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, held a meeting through video conferencing to review COVID-19 preparedness COVID and measures for ensuring COVID Appropriate Behaviour with the Health and Medical Education Ministers and other senior officials of Uttar Pradesh, here today. At the outset, Dr. Harsh Vardhan appreciated the efforts of the corona warriors in combating COVID-19. ... Read More »

Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy Conducts webinar on Yoga and Immunity

Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy under Ministry of AYUSH hosted today a webinar on Yoga and Immunity titled VIHARA with an aim to deliberate the various aspects of immunity. Experts included Clinical Immunologists, Researchers, clinicians, and Yoga & Naturopathy physicians participated in the webinar. Ranjit Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH made the opening remarks on the ... Read More »

Dr. Harsh Vardhan conveys Prime Minister’s clarion call of building a Jan-Andolan against COVID to all the members of Indian Red Cross Society

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare in his capacity as Chairman joined the Annual General Meeting of Indian Red Cross Society and St. John’s Ambulance through video conference, today. Thanking Hon’ble President of India and President of Indian Red Cross Society & St. John Ambulance (India) Sh. Ram Nath Kovind ji for his continued encouragement and ... Read More »

Healing touch of Homoeopathy for Skin Diseases

There are many who certify that Homoeopathy can do wonders in cases of skin related viral diseases. A case study published recently in AYUHOM , the Research Journal of North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy, Shillong illustrates this point. The case study has been authored by Sangita Saha, Reader, Department of Organon of Medicine and Mahakas Mandal, Post Graduate ... Read More »

Ayush Grid, the emerging IT-backbone for AYUSH Sector, to integrate operationally with the National Digital Health Mission

The operational integration of Ayush Grid, the emerging IT backbone for AYUSH Sector with the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), was endorsed at a high level meeting chaired by Vd. Rajesh Kotech Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH recently. The Ayush Grid team and the NDHM have already held several rounds of discussions in the matter and reached understanding on the modalities involved. ... Read More »

Reasons to Buy Term Insurance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The widespread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put millions of lives in danger throughout the world. It does not matter how careful you are; there are chances that you may be affected with COVID-19 sooner or later. The cases are rising significantly every day, and this is a big reason for concern. As numerous people have lost their lives ... Read More »

Study Shows Older Americans Are Coping Best During the Pandemic

If you think older Americans have struggled to cope through the pandemic, think again. According to new research by financial services firm Edward Jones, they have actually been faring far better than their younger counterparts. The Edward Jones and Age Wave Study focused exclusively on how different generations have held up emotionally and financially in the months since the lockdowns ... Read More »

World Mental Health Day 2019: Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion

World Mental Health Day is being observed  It is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. WARNING SIGNS OF SUICIDE Becoming depressed Behaving recklessly Withdrawing or feeling isolated Getting affairs in order and giving away valued possessions Showing a marked change in behavior, attitudes or appearance Increasing the use ... Read More »

Coastal living linked with better mental health

London, Oct 1 . Living close to the sea could support better mental health in England’s poorest urban communities, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Health & Place revealed that living in large towns and cities near to England’s coastline is linked with better mental health for those in the lowest earning households. “Our research suggests, ... Read More »

Health Ministry’s ‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service records 2 lakh tele-consultations

In what can be seen as a big push for the ‘Digital India’ initiative of the Prime Minister, the eSanjeevani  platform has proved its usefulness and easy access for the caregivers and the medical community, and those seeking healthcare services in the times of COVID. eSanjeevani platform has enabled two types of telemedicine services viz. Doctor-to-Doctor (eSanjeevani) and Patient-to-Doctor (eSanjeevani OPD) Tele-consultations. ... Read More »

Launch of Tribal Health & Nutrition Portal – ‘Swasthya’ and Opening of National Overseas Portal & National Tribal Fellowship Portal

A series of initiatives were announced by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs here today, which included the Tribal Health and Nutrition Portal ‘Swasthya’ and e-newsletter on health and nutrition ALEKH; opening of National Overseas Portal and National Tribal Fellowship Portal. Present during the occasion were Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Smt. ... Read More »

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi : “Pandemic peril has proved to be a positive period of “Care, Commitment and Confidence” for Indians, which has set an example for the entire humanity across the world

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that pandemic peril has proved to be a positive period of “Care, Commitment and Confidence” for Indians, which has set an example for the entire humanity across the world. While flagging off a mobile clinic, equipped with latest health care facilities, given by the Ministry of Minority Affairs’ ... Read More »

Dr Harsh Vardhan digitally addresses inaugural session of CII Public Health Conference

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Member (Health) NITI Aayog Dr. Vinod K. Paul also participated digitally. A virtual exhibition on Healthcare and the “CII TB Free Workplaces Campaign” were launched and the “CII Public Health Report” was released in their presence. Thanking CII for organizing this event amidst the COVID pandemic, he reminded ... Read More »

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