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  • Watch: Let's Talk Health April 18, 2015

    'Let's Talk Health' is a 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. ...
  • Watch: Life changing stories of cancer survivors April 17, 2015

    In the upcoming episode of 'Let's Talk Health' series, cancer survivors will tell their life changing stories. ...
  • Leave to Delhi to save children from fatal lungs disorders, advise doctors April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: While Delhi has been ranked as the worst polluted city in the world by the World health Organisation, 13 other Indian cities have also made it to the list. The air quality in the city and the country is also affecting the health of children. Many like seven...
  • Let's Talk Health: Experts talk about cancer and its treatment April 12, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss how tobacco use causes cancer and it's treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a 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...
  • India's leading Oncologists talk about symptoms of Cancer April 10, 2015

    The country's leading Oncologists come together to talk about symptoms of Cancer. ...
  • Russian man may become first person to have head transplant April 10, 2015

    London: A 30-year-old Russian computer scientist with a rare, genetic muscle wasting disease is set to become the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto a healthy donor body. Valery Spiridonov, from Vladimir, has approached Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero who recently claimed to have developed a...
  • Watch: Homeopathy's evolution as an alternative system of medicine April 10, 2015

    World Homeopathy Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of homeopathy's founding father Samuel Hahnemann, a German allopathy doctor. ...
  • Japanese Ebola test gives results in 11 minutes: Researcher April 9, 2015

    Tokyo: A Japanese research team on Thursday said it had developed a field test for Ebola that gives results in just over 11 minutes -- down from the 90-minute test used now. The breakthrough by Nagasaki University's Institute of Tropical Medicine will allow medics to move much more quickly in treating...
  • Lack of piped water leading to high instances of diarrhoea: World Bank April 8, 2015

    Namkhana (WB): Inadequate piped water supply is one of the main reasons for high instances of diarrhoea in Sunderbans, home to the world's largest mangrove forest, according to Word Bank, which called for immediate concrete steps to tackle the problem. "Only 32 per cent of households in the (entire) Sunderbans are...
  • A peek into the future of health care April 7, 2015

    Dr H Sudarshan Ballal, Medical Director & Chairman - Medical Advisory Board, Manipal Health Enterprises I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Lake Nona Impact Forum held at Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida, USA. Lake Nona is being developed into a state of the art, futuristic health city; a residential...
  • Thanks Deepika for bringing mental health issues out of the closet April 7, 2015

    Dr H Sudarshan Ballal, Medical Director & Chairman - Medical Advisory Board, Manipal Health Enterprises I had great admiration for Ms Deepika Padukone as an actor and that has now transformed into tremendous respect and admiration for her as a human being for the courage and guts she has displayed...
  • Let's Talk Health: Obesity and it's treatment April 5, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about obesity 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...
  • Swine flu deaths occurred in 'high risk factor group' patients: Research April 5, 2015

    Jaipur: About 65 per cent of persons who died due to Swine Flu at the SMS Hospital and College in January and February, also had a "high risk factor" involved, they all suffered from other chronic diseases including diabetes, TB, chronic lung disorder, a research has revealed. A team of...
  • Medtronic: Key hurdles in distributing healthcare in India April 4, 2015

    In this episode of 'Medtronic', we focus on the need for better infrastructure and key hurdles in distributing healthcare across the country. ...
  • Parliamentary panel sparks controversy, says tobacco use not causes cancer April 3, 2015

    The Narendra Modi government's commitment to increase the size of pictorial warnings on cigarette and bidi packets has run into trouble, a parliamentary panel set up to look into the issue has shot down the proposal. The panel has come to a conclusion that tobacco use does not cause cancer....
  • Tobacco lobby: Will go by parliamentary panel, says Health Minister April 3, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Health Minister JP Nadda health said that the government will go by the parliamentary panel's recommendations on pictorial warning on tobacco products. ...
  • Smoking makes superbugs more aggressive: study April 3, 2015

    Washington: MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant superbug, becomes even more resistant to killing by the immune system when exposed to cigarette smoke, a new study has warned. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), can cause life-threatening skin, bloodstream and surgical site infections or pneumonia. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of...
  • Watch: On World Autism Day, stories creating awareness about the disease April 3, 2015

    In this special show on the occasion of World Autism Day, we bring to you some real stories that aware about the autism. At least 10 million children in India live with autism. For many parents of children in the spectrum, one of the biggest challenge is teaching the world...
  • Setback for anti-tobacco campaign, BJP MP says India can't rely on surveys on cancer done abroad March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The tobacco lobby has managed to have its way in India, at least for the time being. Smokers in India are unlikely to see an increase in the size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packets any time soon after the anti-tobacco campaign hit a major road block with...
  • All forms of chewable tobacco banned in Delhi from Monday March 30, 2015

    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 March 30, 2015

    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 March 29, 2015

    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 March 29, 2015

    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 March 27, 2015

    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 March 26, 2015

    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: Neha Dhupia March 26, 2015

    Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Tuberculosis still a major health concern in India March 24, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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. ...