Gujarat girl gets a 'new hand' after 13-hour surgery in Mumbai hospital

Mumbai |Saturday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

In what is termed as the first of its kind surgery in India, a teenaged girl from Gujarat, born with a congenital hand aplasia, has got a new right hand after a grueling and complex 13-hour surgery in

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Kerala transgender couple gears up for parenthood after trans man gets pregnant

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

Sahad and Ziya Paval -- a transgender couple in Kozhikode -- are gearing up to embrace parenthood after Sahad, a trans man, halted his transitioning process to get pregnant.

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Doctors give 42-yr-old woman with 1.6 kg breast tumour new lease of life

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

In treating a complex and rare case of breast cancer, doctors have given a new lease of life to a 42-year-old female patient through a mastectomy surgery with a flap cover for removing the 22 x 18 cm

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CAQM revokes GRAP's Stage II curbs as AQI stays in moderate category

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

As the air quality of Delhi remained in the 'moderate' category for a second consecutive day with AQI at 164, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Wednesday lifted all Stage II measures

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Union Budget gives major emphasis on increasing Ayush services, scientific research

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

The integration of the Ayush system in the National Health ecosystem has got a major boost in the Budget 2023-24 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday.

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Healthcare industry gives 'mixed response', lauds proposal for new nursing colleges

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2023-24 in Parliament on Wednesday announced a major push for the healthcare sector. She announced the establishment of 157

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African swine fever vaccine to be distributed in Vietnam

Hanoi |Thursday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST

The locally-made vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) is expected to be distributed nationwide this month in Vietnam, local media reported on Wednesday.

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'Investments made into millets development will yield great results'

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST

Healthy living is the key for a society or country to progress, and investments made by individuals or by the governments in this direction are expected to yield appreciable returns with time.

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FSSAI guidelines on incorporating millets as nutritional menu in canteens soon

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the FSSAI will soon formulate a guideline for schools, hospitals, government canteens etc, to incorporate millets, popularly known as 'wond

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Delhi HC seeks AIIMS response in pleas seeking free treatment of diseases like DMD

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 4:15:10 AM IST

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to file an affidavit as it heard a bunch of pleas concerning the free treatment of children with rare diseases like

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Screening newborn babies for congenital hyperthyroidism is critical: Doctors

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Doctors say that screening newborn babies for congenital hyperthyroidism (CH) is critical. Dr Yogesh Kumar Gupta, consultant-pediatrics, Fortis Hospital here, said that it is very important to screen

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Taaraka Ratna continues to be in critical state at B'luru hospital

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

Telugu actor and politician Nandamuri Taaraka Ratna continued to be in a critical state on ventilatory and other support in Bengaluru's Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (Narayana Hrudayalaya) on

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