Government is conducting a study to ascertain whether the use of plastics for food packaging has any harmful impact on human health, Health Minister J P Nadda said today.

The Mental Health Care Bill 2013, which provides for protection and promotion of rights of persons with mental illness during the delivery of health care in institutions and in the community, was p

The expenditure on healthcare in last fiscal by the Centre and state governments was 1.3 per cent of the GDP, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

BHUBANESWAR: The shocking spate of deaths among Juang infants in mineral-rich Jajpur’s Nagada has exposed the slow progress achieved by the State in ensuring appropriate nutrition for its tribal p

The per capita expenditure on health in India in 2012 was 58 US dollars as against 88 and $ 108 in other developing countries like Sri Lanka and Indonesia respectively.

The paper was presented by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.

Already 10 deaths have been resported.

The Crusade Against Tobacco orgnaization also said that the current policy has failed to stop foreign tobacco firms from promoting brands using indirect channels

To do away with any concerns about the rating method, data reported by the facilities themselves on the management information system (MIS) every month will be used to give the ratings.

CHENNAI: Six months after the union health ministry ushered in injectable polio vaccine, Tamil Nadu has introduced it in its routine immunization.