President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday promulgated an ordinance disbanding the Medical Council of India—the Indian Medical Council (Amendment Ordinance, 2018)—with immediate effect and bringing in a board of governors in the interim to perform the functions of the council till such time a new council is reconstituted. The seven-member board under the chairmanship of […]

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Playing golf can help lower heart attack risk

Playing golf regularly may increase longevity and reduce the risk of developing heart disease or stroke, researchers claim. A systematic review published in British Journal of Sports Medicine included data from 342 eligible studies and discussions among an international working group of 25 experts in public health and health policy, and industry leaders. The evidence […]

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Priyanka Chopra battles asthma; says the disease cannot stop her from achieving goals

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she’s asthamatic and there is nothing to hide about it. Priyanka on Monday tweeted an ad campaign where she is seen talking about how asthma did not stop her from achieving the highs in her career. “Those who know me well know that I’m an asthmatic. I mean, what’s to […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea seeking ban on 85 pesticides, notice to Centre

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court sought a response from Centre  to examine a plea seeking ban on nearly 85 pesticides which have been posing health complications. A bench of Justices Arun Misra and Vineet Saran issued notices to the Centre and others on a plea by one Kavita Kuruganti who said empowering state governments to take decisions at their […]

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HC refuses to grant interim stay on fixed dose drug, Ace Proxyvon

NEW DELHI: The Single bench of Justices Vibhu Bakhru of Delhi HIgh Court refused to grant interim stay on ban of anti-inflammatory medicine Ace Proxyvon,but allowed its manufacturer Wockhardt to sell it till Tuesday, as it was informed that stocks were already available in the distribution network. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, in an interim order, asked the health ministry to […]

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Manohar Parrikar To Fly To Delhi for follow-up treatment

NEW DELHI:  Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be shifted to AIIMS in Delhi as Chief Minister health remains worrying. The BJP gears up to send a team to the coastal state to take stock of the governance situation on the group. Mr Parrikar, 62, has been unwell for months and is believed to have expressed his inability […]

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Frame scheme for rehabilitation of leprosy patients, SC asks Centre and State

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court issued a slew of directions to end the stigma and discrimination of leprosy patients, expressing serious concern over the discrimination being meted out to leprosy patients, the Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre to consider framing separate rules for granting disability certificates to leprosy patients for availing reservation and various welfare benefits. A […]

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Actor Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of uneasiness due to a chest infection. The actor complained about feeling uneasiness, following which he has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital hospital. Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. […]

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Amid cancer treatment, Sonali Bendre shares her new look

Sonali Bendre is currently undergoing cancer treatment in New York. Her family and friends have been extremely supportive of the actor and she has often taken to Instagram to thank all those who are supporting her in these tough times. In her latest post, Sonali shares her new look and thanks Priyanka Chopra. As a result […]

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