Two months after the Union health ministry launched a miracle drug for tuberculosis, Bedaquiline, with great pomp and show, the drug has not been put to use on a single patient.

Climate change could kill more than 500,000 adults in 2050 worldwide, with almost three-quarters of those expected in India (136,000) and China (248,000) due to changes in diets and body weight fro

India may be in the pink of health once again with the Union health ministry expecting a 20-25 per cent hike in the upcoming health budget this time.

With Zika virus fast spreading its wings, India has decided that all its international airports will soon have signages asking passengers coming from affected countries to report “fever-like” sympt

A new WHO report has called for an urgent need to reduce emissions of black carbon, ozone and methane — as well as carbon dioxide — which all contribute to climate change.

In a bid to provide regulation and maintenance of standards of education and practice of allied and healthcare professionals, a new bill that seeks to maintain standards in the training and educati

In a significant development, researchers have identified a new heart-attack test that could identify two thirds of patients at very low risk of heart attack in the emergency department.

Two more deaths reported in capital

Days after the Rajasthan HC directed the Union health ministry to implement the new pictorial warnings on tobacco products without any delay, the ministry has said that “they are committed” to issu

India may have pledged to accelerate hard-hitting measures to reduce tobacco use at the regional committee meeting of South East Asia countries at Timor Leste Monday, but things look grim back home