Anuradha Mascarenhas stays in Pune and writes for The Indian Express on health and related topics.
Prof Patel was the founding and joint director of the Centre for Global Mental Health.
NIHSAD in Bhopal had received bodies of 10 birds from a poultry farm, of which five tested positive for avian influenza.
"Naturally I feel happy and privileged,” Patel told The Indian Express when contacted.
A new study has brought out the fact that open defecation can be a source of psychosocial stress.
This WHD, several corporate houses have decided to check the quality of food the staff eat at their firms.
Rampant use of silver foil on sweets, milk adulteration, artificially ripened mangoes found common.
The SAFAR forecasting system is likely to be dedicated to the nation next month.
Put off by Short-term contracts and inadequate pay, medics not inclined to serve in slum areas.
There are a total of 1,100 traffic police personnel for Pune.
Climate change is poised to worsen air quality globally.
The Ironman Triathlon organised by the World Triathlon Corporation is a test of stamina, skill and most of all endurance.
It is the 11th Ironman title for this doctor from Pune.
The eight-minute film chronicles the challenges that Deepti Chavan, now a lawyer, faced while combating Tuberculosis.
Figures assessed based on applications received for Manodhairya scheme to provide financial aid to victims.
College authorities welcomed the move and said there was a need to keep up with the times and provide modern instruments and equipment.
Bishop’s school, perhaps, is the first educational institute in the city to create awareness about swine flu.
Across the state, there have been 301 swine flu deaths so far this year.
‘Turbo-charged’ effort against sale of tobacco needed, say Indian and international public health experts
Vaccine-makers, apart from Serum Institute, reported meagre sales in the last few years.
The state decided to launch toll free number 104 to provide mental health services too.
Vaccine aims to protect user against H1N1 and influenza A & B in one intra nasal shot.
The Pune ride will be kicked off on March 8 at Amanora.
At present, doctors can't apply for registration or its renewal if a case under Act is pending against them.
Officials kept insisting that the prescription was not written as per government specification of classifying H1N1 symptoms.
78 doctors from across the country wrote testimonies for the book which will be released on February 26 at AIIMS in New Delhi.
Mothers and their newborns to get a ceremonial and comfortable ride home in specially-decorated ambulances called ‘Vatsalya’.
Officials alleged that many candidates who did not have required qualifications and experience prescribed for the written test were selected for the interview.
A new six-part series on obesity published in The Lancet points to ‘unacceptably slow’ progress in tackling the issue globally.
The bone marrow transplant costs around Rs 50 lakh, and Rs 20 lakh has been raised so far.
Serum Institute of India, 1.8 lakh vials of NasoVac (s) were available in December but there were no takers.
Schools should take action to neutralise the havoc stress plays on young minds and the problem should be nipped in the bud. - Experts,
Experts say Tamiflu still works, Reliefin sight, disease incidence set to go down in summer months.
Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 9-year-old needs Rs 50 lakh for a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Families yet to come to terms with loss, survivors trying to move on.
Churches have been torched in the Capital, and reports of ‘Ghar Wapsi’ are causing anxiety to the Christians.
Drug therapy has greatly reduced infection rates, but hot spots remain in parts of Brazil, India, Africa.