HEALTH

  • Earthquake: Health services put on high alert 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Health services have been put on the "high alert" following the massive earthquake originating in Nepal which has so far claimed the lives of at least 34 people in India and injured over 100 people. Health Ministry officials said that they have taken complete stock of the situation and...
  • Smoking causes cancer, will have bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: Health Minister Yesterday

    New Delhi: Putting forth the government's stand over pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, Health Minister JP Nadda on Friday said that they will go ahead with prominent pictorial warnings. Maintaining the government's view, Nadda said that smoking causes cancer and the size of pictorial warnings should be increased. "Health Ministry's stand...
  • Nowhere To Walk: An NRI Turns CJ 4 days ago

    Highlighting the pathetic conditions of pedestrian walkways in the national capital, Robin Mahanta turns citizen journalist to demand for better infrastructure. ...
  • Watch: Let's Talk Health 1 week ago

    '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. ...
  • India, Canada to work together to eliminate Kala Azar in Bihar April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: India and Canada will partner in health innovations in India focusing on maternal, newborn and child health and Visceral Leishmaniasis elimination and will make an invest of US dollar 2.5 million. The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), funded by the Government...
  • 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. ...
  • Health-related tweets can help predict emergency hospital visits: Study April 16, 2015

    New York: Twitter can help several hospitals plan better in terms of tackling patient rush and availability of resources and staff, suggests a study. The researchers said personal health-related tweets posted by some users could be helpful for hospitals. "You can get a lot of interesting insights from social media that you...
  • Citizen Journalist Healthcare Special April 15, 2015

    Highlighting the crumbling state of medical infrastructure of the country. This Citizen Journalist Show focuses on the failing healthcare system in the country. @meghamamgain, @tweetyvandy , @akanshapradeep, @runjhunsharmas Video Editor: Narendra Kumar ...
  • Wrong medication claims life April 15, 2015

    Fighting for justice for his 10 year old daughter who passed away due to alleged medical negligence Pramod kumar is using the Citizen Journalist platform to highlight his story. Runjhun Sharma helped Pramod file this Citizen Journalist report. ...
  • Actress Rita Wilson undergoes double mastectomy for breast cancer April 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Rita Wilson, the actress and wife of actor Tom Hanks, said she underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer. "I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent...
  • Haryana government to give Cabinet Minister status to Ramdev April 13, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday decided to give "status equivalent to Cabinet Minister" to Ramdev, who has been appointed as the state's brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda. "Ramdev, Brand Ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in Haryana, will be given status equivalent to Cabinet Minister," Haryana's Health...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • India to host 5th meeting of SAARC health ministers on Wednesday April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: India is all set to host the fifth meeting of health ministers belonging to SAARC countries on Wednesday to deliberate on key issues, including HIV/AIDS, prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases, and to strengthen collaborations amongst the nations. Health Ministry officials said that the health ministers of all the...
  • 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...
  • Mobile tower emissions are harmless, say telecom operators April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Allaying fears about mobile towers emitting radiation, Indian telecom service operators on Sunday said their safety norms were strict and the key infrastructure (telecom towers) was "harmless". "India's mobile emission safety norms are strict and radiation from telecom towers is not a cause for concern," Cellular Operators Association of...
  • 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...
  • India to host fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian will host the fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers next week to deliberate on key issues including HIV/AIDS, prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases and to strengthen collaborations amongst the nations. "The meeting will deliberate on a road map for strengthening collaboration among SAARC countries on a...
  • 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. ...
  • Will take final call on tobacco pictorial warning after parliamentary panel report: Health Minister April 4, 2015

    Health Minister JP Nadda on Saturday said that he will request the parliamentary panel to expedite their review after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi backed larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets. ...
  • PM Modi orders Health Ministry to increase size of pictorial warning on beedi, cigarette packs to 65% April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed the Health Ministry to increase the size of the pictorial warning on tobacco packs to 65 per cent and not to take into account the views of people with conflict of interest. A row was sparked off after the Parliamentary panel...
  • Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij comes out in support of Ashok Khemka April 2, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday came out in support of IAS officer and whistleblower Ashok Khemka, Vij said he will talk to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar regarding the officer "who had worked to weed out corruption during the previous Congress regime". Khemka received his 45th transfer...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 31, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 31, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India can't rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer, says BJP MP March 31, 2015

    The anti-tobacco campaign with an increase in the size of pictorial warnings hits a road block after one BJP MP said that India cannot rely on surveys done abroad that link tobacco to cancer. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Centre holds its plan to increase size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. ...
  • Health Ministry holds its plan to increase size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. A 15-member Parliamentary Committee said it was necessary to consult and take...
  • Is government buckling under tobacco lobby? March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether the tobacco...