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  • All forms of chewable tobacco banned in Delhi from Monday 4 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday effected a ban on sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including 'guktha' and pan masala containing tobacco. Simultaneously, it has also decided to run campaigns on a large scale to educate the masses about the ban and harmful effect...
  • New anti-cancer drug ignites hope for Progeria patients 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Scientists in Boston have found that an anti-cancer drug can reverse the ageing process. The drug, currently in trials is the only ray of hope for the 80 children in the world living with Progeria, a rare genetic disease which accelerates ageing. 15-year-old Nihaal is among the 80...
  • Let's Talk Health: All about heart attack and its treatment Yesterday

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about heart attack and its symptoms and treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates...
  • Swine flu claims 12 more lives, death toll rises to 2,035 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 12 more persons taking the toll across the country to 2,035 while the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards the 34,000-mark. Union Health Ministry data said that till Saturday, as many as 2,035 persons had perished in various...
  • Medtronic: Technologies that transform lives, episode-2 3 days ago

    In this episode, experts from Medtronic address the problem of cardiovascular disease (CVD) which killed 2.5 million Indians in 2014. Experts talk about innovative financing and diagnostic offerings to heart patients in India. ...
  • Ebola more deadly for young children: Study 4 days ago

    Washington: Ebola is more likely to be fatal for children under five, an international team of scientists led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, a media report said on Thursday. The team analyzed data on Ebola cases in children under 16 during the current...
  • Let's Talk Health: Sunny Leone 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Sunny Leone says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Neha Dhupia 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Nargis Fakhri 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Karisma Kapoor 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Dia Mirza 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Dia Mirza says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Shraddha Kapoor 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor says 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Tuberculosis still a major health concern in India 6 days ago

    New Delhi/Chennai: Almost 2.3 million Tuberculosis cases are reported in India each year, one fourth of the global incidence. On March 24, the global community will be observing World TB Day. This presents an opportunity for us to talk about one of the most significant public health challenges in our...
  • 15 more succumb to swine flu; 32,482 cases reported 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Fifteen more persons succumbed to swine flu as the toll from the disease touched 1,926 and the number of cases on Monday rose to 32,482 in the country. Sharing the data as on March 22, the Union Health Ministry said that in Gujarat, which is one of the worst-affected...
  • India needs comprehensive tax policy for curbing tobacco use: WHO March 22, 2015

    Kolkata: India needs to draft a comprehensive tax policy for all tobacco products if it wants to cut down the easy access to the plethora of low-cost and locally produced tobacco products available in the country, World Health Organisation (WHO) has suggested. Describing the availability and affordability of low-cost and...
  • Medtronic: Technologies that transform lives, episode-1 March 22, 2015

    In this episode, experts from Medtronic address the outreach, awareness, innovative financing and diagnostic offerings to heart patients in India. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: How to manage diabetes March 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about diabetes and its treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology...
  • Medical devices industry in India underinvested: WHO March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The ambitious 'Make in India' campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi throws up opportunities for growth of domestic medical devices industry, which is not only "underinvested" but heavily import-oriented at present, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. "There is a need for appropriate and applicable health care technology...
  • Swine flu death toll climbs to 1,895; number of cases touches 32,000-mark across India March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 21more people as the death toll across country rose to 1,895 on Saturday while the total number of affected persons inched towards the 32,000 mark. According to data collated by the Union Health Ministry, as on March 20, the contagious disease has...
  • Dental health indicator of overall health: AIIMS experts March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, experts at AIIMS on Friday said that dental health is an indicator of one's overall health, including risk of heart diseases and stroke. They also drew attention of all the stake holders like health care providers, policy makers, NGOs, private sectors,...
  • Let's Talk Health: Hypertension - a cause of concern for Indians March 19, 2015

    Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology helps in fighting the disease. ...
  • Health experts discuss all about Diabetes March 19, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about Diabetes and its impact on your health. ...
  • Health experts discuss all about high blood pressure March 19, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about high blood pressure and its impact on your health....
  • Eat well, exercise well and live healthy: Shraddha Kapoor March 19, 2015

    Promoting the 'Let's Talk Health' initiative by CNN-IBN, actress Shraddha Kapoor said one should eat, drink and exercise to stay fit. ...
  • Swine flu toll inches towards 1,900; 31,000 cases reported March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll inched towards the 1,900-mark as the disease claimed 32 more lives while the number of cases in the country on Thursday crossed 31,000. According to the Union Health Ministry, as on March 18, 1,841 people have succumbed to the disease while the number of people...
  • Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to lock down 2.5 million people March 19, 2015

    Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone said on Thursday it will confine around 2.5 million people to their homes across the capital and in the north in a three-day shutdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic. The worst-ever outbreak of the virus has claimed almost 3,700 lives in the impoverished west African nation,...
  • Homeopathy is here to stay March 19, 2015

    Homeopathy was the brain child of an allopathic doctor Dr Samuel Hahnemann who was looking for better options for treatment of his patients. He wasn't satisfied with the method of treatments prevalent in those times like bloodletting and venesection which he observed were very painful and with adverse effects. He...
  • Six more die of swine flu in Rajasthan, toll reaches 397 March 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Six more persons have succumbed to the H1N1 virus in last 24 hours in parts of Rajasthan, raising the death toll to 397 this year, an official said on Thursday. Of the 6,308 persons found positive for swine flu in the state, 397 people have died so far since January...
  • Swine flu death toll crosses 1800, 31000 others remain infected March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 42 more lives taking the toll across the country to above 1,800 on Thursday while those affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards 31,000 mark even as doctors said the number of such cases is expected to dip with the rise in mercury. According to...
  • India bets on mobiles in battle on maternal, child deaths March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: India is betting on cheap mobile phones to cut some of the world's highest rates of maternal and child deaths, as it rolls out a campaign of voice messages delivering health advice to pregnant women and mothers. Amid a scarcity of doctors and public hospitals, India is relying on...