Medicine

  • CJ follow-up: No improvement in the condition of Alwar hospital February 23, 2014

    CJ Samar Gupta had filed a report exposing the lack of basic medical facilities in a government run hospital in his hometown of Alwar in Rajasthan. Two years later, Samar followed up on his story only to find that the condition has only become worse. ...
  • I took medicines made from Tiger bones: Jackie Chan February 16, 2014

    Hollywood Actor Jackie Chan recently stated that he used medicines derived from Tiger bones to try to soothe his muscles when he practiced martial arts but said they never worked. In an interview, Jackie Chan said that it was a myth that animal products can be used as cures. He...
  • Medicines for cancer, diabetes to get cheaper November 23, 2012

    With Cabinet approving the new drug pricing policy, which caps prices of 348 essential drugs, medicines for cancer, diabetes, hypertension and renal failure will soon get cheaper. The new policy is expected to cover up to 30 percent of the total drugs sold in the country, according to industry reports....
  • Top health stories of 2010 December 31, 2010

    From India's first indigenous Swine flu vaccine to a superbug named after India, catch the top health news of 2010. ...
  • Is 'Female Viagra' safe? US to know today June 19, 2010

    A Food and Drug Administration committee in the US will today decide on its safety and effectiveness. ...
  • 30 mins: degeneration of Indian doctors March 1, 2011

    Doctors they say are healers and sometimes the only god for life but today the doctor is feared more than the disease. India today is increasingly producing a generation of doctors who are taking bribes instead of the Hippocratic oath. It’s a decay that has become part of the system,...
  • Docs 'negligence' kills pregnant woman May 12, 2010

    CJ Suraj's wife, who was carrying a dead foetus in her womb, died of docs negligence in Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Antibiotic Penicillin may soon be off shelves October 3, 2009

    Pencilin may soon become obsolete. Experts say there is a need for newer forms of defence where research desperately needs to be done. ...
  • Toxic drugs from India, China kill 34 kids in Nigeria December 20, 2008

    Lagos: Nneka and Chimezie Ononaku unwittingly poisoned their own four-month-old son. Giving him what they thought was a baby teething medicine, they were in fact dosing him with anti-freeze. The bottle had been contaminated with a toxic chemical called diethylene glycol and in the last few weeks over 30 children...
  • Healing asthma with the help of homeopathy December 6, 2008

    Homeopathy increases the breathing capacity of patients and help them emotionally too. ...
  • Living it up: Antibiotics can cause drug resistance September 7, 2008

    Popping pills is not the solution to all health problems. It is like gambling with your health, a convenience which more and more young people are taking to. Unhealthy lifestyle and chronic pains are contributing to it and too many information on the internet is making matter worse. In the...
  • Bitter medicine: quarter of drugs in India fake July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Sooner or later, if you are in India, you will eventually buy a fake; though its tempting to view this trade as harmless -the dark side of the business, however, is not imitation of imported items but drugs. ...
  • Watch: A peep into the mind of a murderer December 20, 2007

    If you're a fan of popular detective serials, then a hospital in central Mumbai is the place to visit. ...
  • Homoeopathy expert Dr Batra answers your queries October 13, 2007

    Skin problems or constipation, the doctor will help you in finding a cure. ...
  • CNN-IBN Investigation: Unmasking Dr Fake September 13, 2007

    Dr Fake: Doctors with fake degree get a free run to fleece people. Watch a CNN-IBN Special Investigation. ...
  • Laughter is the best medicine August 23, 2006

    Have we started taking our lives or even jobs for that matter so seriously that it has become hard for us to be swept by good humour? “Our lifestyles have under gone vast changes. It is very different from what it was 25 years ago. The world has become very...