Petition against e-pharmas for ‘violating norms’

The government in February pulled up at least 20 companies, including Tata-1mg, Flipkart, Apollo, PharmEasy

published on : 29th May 2023

Karnataka sets aside funds to avoid medical shortage

The annual tender is one of the largest tenders announced by the health department every year. It includes the supply of medicines, medical devices, surgical, sutures, antidotes, blood products etc.

published on : 26th May 2023

Prescribe generic medicines or face action: Centre tells doctors at central govt hospitals 

The order asked the authorities to ensure that visits of medical representatives to hospital premises are completely curtailed.

published on : 15th May 2023

Tamil Nadu: Unani practitioner kills stray dog using air pistol, arrested

According to police, Prabhu Palaniappan, an eyewitness,  was feeding dogs near his residence late on Friday when he heard a stray dog whining in pain.

published on : 24th April 2023

Consider plea of alternative med practitioners to stop police interference in their practice: Madras HC

However, in Tamil Nadu, the police are interfering with their practice and the regular visits by policemen are causing apprehension in the minds of the patients.

published on : 7th April 2023

Essential medicines to get costlier by 12% from April 1; prices already rose by 20%, say consumers

The Centre has allowed drug manufacturers to increase ceiling prices of around 900 scheduled drugs from April 1, in line with the change in the annual wholesale price index (WPI)

published on : 31st March 2023

Telangana Health Minister protests hike in prices of lifesaving drugs

He said that the only work of the BJP-led Union government was to impose burdens on the poor and troubling them.

published on : 31st March 2023

80 per cent health staff unvaccinated for Hepatitis B in Tamil Nadu

DPH says figure is based on utilisation of vaccine procured for health care workers and not on performance report

published on : 30th March 2023

Saveetha Dental College achieves unique feat

Saveetha Dental College has emerged the highest publishing dental institution in the world, dethroning Harvard University’s School of Dental Medicine from the top spot.

published on : 20th March 2023

Emergency medicine summit begins 

The summit is being organised with the support of the Union Health Ministry, Niti Ayog, WHO, Tata Trust, All India Institute of Medical Science, and experts in emergency medicine across the state.

published on : 19th March 2023

Jan Aushadhi Kendras, right dose for poor patients 

These kendras have helped them by making medicines affordable

published on : 12th March 2023

Medicos in Palakkad adopt three settlements in Atttappadi to study tribal issues

The group of first-year students of Palakkad Medical College have adopted three tribal settlements in Attappadi -- Varagampadi, Elachivazhi and Palur -- under the Community Medicine Project.

published on : 6th March 2023

NMA celebrates 30th anniversary in grandeur

The association felicitated the best Ayurvedic doctors as well as the students with awards.

published on : 23rd January 2023

Marking time for the next scientific disruption

Science may have turned conservative because much of current work is conducted by very large teams, distributed across continents.

published on : 21st January 2023

TN to probe Siddha ‘quack’ and YouTuber ‘Dr Sharmika’ for misinformation

Med Board gives YouTuber 15 days to explain comments on junk food causing dengue, palm fruit enhancing breasts 

published on : 9th January 2023

Many under 19s still vulnerable to Covid: Study

The study published in eClinicalMedicine stated seroprevalence estimates were higher in those children who were living in underprivileged countries and who belonged to a minority ethnic background.

published on : 1st January 2023

Bihar hooch tragedy case: 'Mastermind' among five arrested in Saran

The mastermind of the hooch tragedy that claimed 38 lives, has been arrested. Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has drawn flak, from adversaries and allies, over its refusal to pay compensation.

published on : 24th December 2022

Half of COVID survivors experience lingering symptoms six months after recovery: Study

The study reviewed 57 reports that included data from 250,351 unvaccinated adults and children who were diagnosed with COVID-19 from December 2019 through March 2021.

published on : 14th October 2021

Five gym owners held for selling banned medicines in UP's Muzaffarnagar

He said they had received complaints that the gyms were involved in supplying "dangerous medicines" at high price to its customers for bodybuilding.

published on : 20th October 2020

Health Ministry's telemedicine service platform 'eSanjeevani' completes 3 lakh consultations

The platform supports two types of telemedicine services -- doctor-to-doctor through eSanjeevani and patient-to-doctor through eSanjeevani OPD.

published on : 8th September 2020
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