Modern medicine has created a dichotomy: modern medicine on the one hand, and alternative systems on the other. This paper views this dichotomy and liminality in the context of Gandhi's vision of health. It delineates the elements and structural coordinates of this alternative healthcare system, and tries to understand how, over time, a synthesis has occurred between the epistemologies of Nature Cure and Modern Medicine. It also looks at how Gandhi's vision of health has undergone a change at two levels, that of "space" and structural relations.

This Information Paper provides a summary of evidence from research on the effectiveness of homeopathy in treating health conditions in humans.

Brazilian researchers in Rio de Janeiro have released thousands of mosquitoes infected with bacteria that suppress dengue fever.

Researchers have developed the first breath test for TB in the laboratory.

World Health Statistics 2014 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets.

Supreme Court Bench orders it to re-examine 157 GCT, including NCEs, by Apex and Technical Committees.

Govt assures the bench that the procedure will be strictly followed.

JAIPUR: Though the Union ministry of health does not accept positive results of dengue shown by Rapid test, it is being provided free of cost in government-run medical colleges of the state under t

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.