Care

  • Living it up: How to take care of your skin Yesterday

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the connection between healthy skin and a healthy lifestyle. ...
  • Ebola kills 1,500 health care workers 5 days ago

    There's growing concern about the increasing number of health care workers becoming infected with Ebola. Public health experts say part of the problem is a shortage of protective gear in more remote areas. The Ebola outbreak has killed nearly 1,500 health care workers. ...
  • Jayalalithaa launches 'Amma Baby Care Kit' for newborns in TN government hospitals August 12, 2014

    Chennai: After Amma water, Amma pharmacy and Amma canteen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced the launch of the 'Amma Baby Care Kit' for newborns in government hospitals. The Rs 1000 kit will have 16 items that include towels, a dress, sanitiser, milk booster, doll, rattle, nail clipper among...
  • Social media in India Healthcare - Decoded August 12, 2014

    It is well known that maintaining a healthy rapport with the social media group helps in enhancing your brand, increasing visibility and generating leads. With social media becoming an integral part of our lives today, every prominent healthcare brand in India are becoming very active on social media. To bring...
  • Government introduces Juvenile Justice Care and Protection Bill 2014 in Lok Sabha August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The government introduced the Juvenile Justice Care and Protection Bill 2014 in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The Cabinet had last week amended the act paving the way for empowering the Juvenile Justice Board to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as...
  • Gujarat: Leopard dies of electric shock July 31, 2014

    Vadodara: A leopard died due to electric shock after it apparently jumped on a transformer in Gadhiya village in Amreli district while in pursuit of prey, a senior Forest official said on Thursday. "The male big cat was found dead on the transformer of Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (PGVCL)...
  • Vaishno Devi shrine board to partner with Bangalore based health care service provider July 30, 2014

    Srinagar: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) is planning to rope in services of Bangalore based health care service provider for its upcoming medical facility for rendering quality health care services to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. "The Board had decided to explore the possibility of Shri Mata Vaishno...
  • Maharashtra, UNICEF launch campaign against diarrhoea July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnight-long campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea. The campaign titled 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)' will be held from July 28 to August 8. "IDCF will mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders to prioritise investment...
  • Raman government failed to provide proper medical care in remote areas July 23, 2014

    Opposition Congress on Wednesday accused the Chhattisgarh government of failing to provide proper medical facilities in the remote areas, particularly in tribal pockets of the state. On the third day of ongoing Monsoon Session, Congress legislator from Dantewada, Devati Karma raised the issue and asked how many contractual doctors were posted...
  • Freed from abusive owner, 50-year-old elephant recuperates in Mathura July 11, 2014

    Raju, a 50-year-old elephant who was recently rescued from his abusive owner in Allahabad, is now recuperating at an elephant care centre in Mathura. Raju's owner used to ill treat him and he has several injuries on the legs and head, said chief of Elephant Conservation and Care Centre Yaduraj Kadpekar. The...
  • Fatherhood changes a man's brain June 16, 2014

    New York: Fatherhood can change a man's brain, equipping dads with the very same "baby sense" that is often attributed to moms, research suggests. Researchers have found evidence that mothers' and fathers' brains use a similar neural circuitry when taking care of their children. Taking care of a child reshapes a dad's...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law June 8, 2014

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • Watch: Reasons why cars catch fire June 7, 2014

    Cars, which are meant to be a convenient way of transport are now turning into deathtraps. Incidents of cars going up in flames have been on the rise in the past few months. In a recent incident, two specially-abled siblings were charred to death in Delhi. Earlier last month, an...
  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • 'Be Careful What You Wish For' leaves you craving for Archer's next book March 18, 2014

    After a year long wait and pondering on various permutations and combinations about what will happen to the characters after finishing the third book (Best Kept Secret) in The Clifton Chronicles series, I laid my hands on 'Be Careful What You Wish For' as soon as it got released worldwide....
  • CSP's suicide case: HC orders probe into conduct of judge February 27, 2014

    Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered an inquiry into the conduct and work of Additional District and Sessions Judge (fast track court) Anestus Toppo following the suicide committed by Jagdalpur Superintendent of Police Devnarayan Patel after an alleged tussle with him. "On the direction of Chief Justice, High Court Chhattisgarh, Yatindra Singh,...
  • Magisterial probe ordered into top police official's suicide February 26, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the case of a senior police officer allegedly committing suicide after he shot at his wife and two children in Bastar district. Tabling his statement about the issue in the Assembly in Raipur on Tuesday, Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said a magisterial probe...
  • Suspended police officer who killed wife, self blames ADG in suicide note February 25, 2014

    A police officer, who was suspended on Monday after a verbal spat with a local court judge, allegedly shot dead his wife and left two of his children injured before committing suicide by shooting himself in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. In a suicide note recovered, the police officer cited...
  • Mobile diagnostic lab for cattle launched in Rajasthan February 24, 2014

    Rajasthan on Monday launched mobile Diagnostic Laboratories for cattle for each division of the state. Flagging off a mobile lab in Jaipur, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Lal Saini said these mobile units/vans would be deployed in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Kota, and Udaipur's regional health care facilities. The...
  • Raman Singh's brother, 3 others injured as car collides with mini-truck February 17, 2014

    Four persons, including the brother of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, were injured when their car collided head on with a mini truck on Raipur-Balodabazar Road on Sunday, police said. Chief Minister's elder brother Ashok Singh and his wife Aarti Singh, their assistant Naresh Som and driver S Shivan were injured...
  • Advertorial: Sight ambassadors - the first ever social media app for eye donation February 10, 2014

    SIGHT AMBASSADORS -the FIRST ever social media app for EYE DONATION was launched, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility. This application was launched during an eye donation event in Anna University. The 'Sight Ambassadors' app received more than 200 applications from students and members of Society of Electrical and...
  • Indian-origin parents arrested in US toddler death case January 31, 2014

    Indian-origin parents of a 19-month-old baby, who died of head injuries after his babysitter got angry and dumped him on the floor, have been arrested and charged in the US state of Connecticut. Kinjal Patel, 27, the Indian-origin babysitter, has already been charged in the case with manslaughter in the first...
  • Suchitra Sen's condition deteriorates, shifted to CCU December 30, 2013

    Kolkata: The condition of legendary actress Suchitra Sen, hospitalised after a respiratory infection, deteriorated today. She complained of breathlessness last evening after which she was shifted to the Coronary Care Unit of a super-speciality hospital where she was admitted on December 23. A source at the Belle Vue Clinic told PTI...
  • BenQ launches ultra-slim monitors with flicker-free resolution at Rs 6,900 onwards December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Digital technology firm BenQ launched ultra slim monitors with low blue LED light, flicker-free super resolution and mobile-to-big-screen mobile high definition link (MHL) connectivity. The complete range of Eye care monitors - which include EW2440L, EW2740L, GW2760HS, VL2040AZ - for home and entertainment purpose are priced in the...
  • Republicans consider short-term US debt ceiling increase October 10, 2013

    US House of Representatives Republicans are considering signing on to a short-term increase in the government's borrowing authority to buy time for negotiations on broader policy measures, according to a Republican leadership aide. How long the increase might suffice - a few weeks or a few months - was unclear. But...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? October 4, 2013

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • In first day of US shutdown, no sign how it will end October 2, 2013

    President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. As police cordoned off landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial and government agencies stopped cancer treatments...
  • US: Health insurance markets open; success to be seen October 1, 2013

    Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time on Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even...
  • US: GOP demands lawmakers pay more for health care October 1, 2013

    Washington: About 18,000 people - including members of Congress, all their aides, presidential appointees and even the president and vice president - would lose the employer-provided health insurance under the latest Republican condition for averting a government shutdown. The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected the measure on Monday night, an hour after...
  • Americans anxious, irritated as government shuts down October 1, 2013

    From New York's Liberty Island to Alaska's Denali National Park, the US government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all but the most critical government services for the first time in nearly two decades. A midnight deadline to avert a...