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Bihar wins national award for commendable work in Health

Bihar wins national award for commendable work in Health

PATNA: Bihar has won appreciation in the country for works in the health sector by winning first prize on four counts and second in another category. The award was given… Read more »

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Residents Medical helps nearly 20 candidates start Residency

The dream of a lifetime for some foreign medical doctors is to get into residency. And Residents Medical, the Los Angeles based residency guidance organization that has been doing this for… Read more »

India, US ink MoUs on health infra, research, tech

India, US ink MoUs on health infra, research

NEW DELHI: India and the US have signed a series of agreements on health, seeking to enhance cooperation in areas such as cancer research, infrastructure development, training, capacity building and… Read more »

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

Obama health care survives Supreme Court fight

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court has sent a clear message that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark… Read more »

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey

Massachusetts officials hail Court verdict

BOSTON: Both lawmakers and state health care officials in Massachusetts are hailing the Supreme Court ruling upholding a key element of President Barack Obama’s health care law. U.S. Sen. Edward… Read more »

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia

45% jump in Delhi expenditure for health

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has hiked the plan expenditure for the health sector by 45 per cent in this year’s budget, which allocated Rs 4,787 crore for the sector… Read more »

Charles Ellis, 53, of Salt Lake City, left, looks on as navigator Luis Rios phones in to the hotline while seeking help to buy health insurance at the Utah Health Policy Project, in Salt Lake City.

Utah residents to keep getting health subsidies

SALT LAKE CITY: More than 80,000 Utah residents will keep receiving federal help to pay for health insurance after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld tax subsidies that are at the… Read more »

Dr Ravi Jahagirdar, President of AAPI, delivering his address at AAPI's India Engagement Forum

AAPI Meet call to give back to society & Motherland India

ORLANDO, FL: Members of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) pledged their wholehearted support to give back to the society here and back home in India at the… Read more »

Oath Ceremony for newly elect President Dr Seema Jain

Dr Seema Jain takes over as new AAPI Chief

ORLANDO, FL: In the presence of 2,500 participants, Dr Seema Jain, took the oath of office as the President of AAPI on Saturday June 20, a part of the important… Read more »

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

WASHINGTON: Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed in the House and… Read more »

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Barack Obama's health care law. Burwell said it will be up to Congress and the states to decide what to do should the Supreme Court annul federal subsidies that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Congress’ problem if court voids health law, says Health chief

WASHINGTON: Congress and the states will need to find an answer if the Supreme Court strikes down the federal subsidies that are a foundation of President Barack Obama’s health care… Read more »


US health regulator to test Maggi noodles

ZURICH/WASHINGTON: After being banned in India on health concerns, Maggi noodles manufactured by Swiss giant Nestle in India has come come under the scanner of the US Food and Drug… Read more »


Aspirin can block growth of breast cancer

WASHINGTON: A daily dose of aspirin may be effective at blocking breast tumor growth, Indian-origin researchers have claimed. Dr Sushanta Banerjee, research director of the Cancer Research Unit at the… Read more »


NYC proposes high-sodium warning on menus

NEW YORK: New York City’s Health Department wants all chain restaurants to warn customers about products that are high in salt. The department voted to consider the proposal at a… Read more »

Johnson & Johnson shows Emulate's Organ-On-Chips technology, a computer chip designed to simulate functions of human organs to predict which experimental drugs are most likely to be effective and safe in people.

J&J project to prevent Type 1 diabetes

TRENTON, US: Johnson & Johnson has begun a research partnership to find the root cause of Type 1 diabetes and stop the hormonal disorder in its tracks. It’s the health… Read more »

Nestle approaches Bombay HC against FSSAI, Maha FDA order

Nestle approaches Bombay HC against FSSAI, Maha FDA order

NEW DELHI: Embroiled in the Maggi controversy, Nestle India today said it has approached the Bombay High Court to seek a judicial review of the food safety regulator FSSAI’s order… Read more »

Indian woman with Tuberculosis triggers health scare in US

Indian woman with Tuberculosis triggers health scare in US

WASHINGTON: An Indian woman with a rare drug-resistant form of tuberculosis has triggered a health scare in three US states and for co-passengers on her flight from India, as American… Read more »


US doctors perform world’s first skull-scalp transplant

HOUSTON: In a major breakthrough in transplant surgery, US doctors have successfully performed the world’s first skull-scalp transplant on a 55-year-old man who suffered a large head wound from cancer… Read more »

Detection lead mammographer, Toborcia Bedgood, left, prepares a screen-film mammography test for patient Alicia Maldonado, at The Elizabeth Center for Cancer Detection in Los Angeles.

Mammograms most worth it for women 50-69

A new, international panel of experts has studied the most recent evidence on mammograms to screen for breast cancer and says they do the most good for women in their 50s… Read more »

Swasth Bharat mission

India pursuing Swasth Bharat mission with vigor

SHIMLA: Swasth Bharat mission, aiming at providing affordable health services to all and immunization of children under ‘Mission Indradhanush’ to bring down the mortality rate from 28 to single digit… Read more »