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Ahmedabad: 40% health workers who got first vaccine dose yet to get second

May 06, 2021 4:55 am

Of the over 93,000 healthcare workers in the city who were administered the first dose, over 56,000 – 60 per cent – have got the second dose of vaccine.

COVID-19 services: Find out how you can avail them at home

April 16, 2021 4:36 pm

Many leading hospitals in the country are continuing with their home-care services; find out

Genetic testing: Everything you need to know

April 10, 2021 2:30 pm

The results of genetic tests are not always straightforward, which often makes them challenging to interpret and explain. Therefore, it is important for patients and their families to ask questions about the potential meaning of genetic test results both before and after the test is performed.

Pandemic effect: Healthcare experts warn of rise of obesity cases among children

March 21, 2021 8:15 pm

Healthcare experts have said that the possible implications of COVID 19 in worsening the situation of overweight and obesity cannot be ignored.

"National Medical Commission will bring great transparency," says PM Modi

February 26, 2021 12:22 pm

Addressing the 33rd convocation of the state-run Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University through video conferencing, Modi said that the commission will also improve the quality and availability of human resources in the healthcare sector.

This doctor is creating healthcare content for a global audience

February 20, 2021 12:24 pm

What do you get when a doctor writes for patients? Awesome content.

Indian healthcare system bullish on 'never before' Budget 2021

January 22, 2021 10:47 am

In line with the government’s plans on increasing spending on healthcare to 2.5 per cent of GDP by 2025 (as per the target in the National Health Policy, 2017), the healthcare sector is expecting more specific allotments in this year’s Budget to mitigate the Covid-19 impact and to help in the preparation and distribution of Coronavirus vaccines.

Meet an enterprising woman and her team weaving quilts to gift frontline workers on I-Day

January 05, 2021 2:12 pm

Honouring the frontline workers for their innumerable contribution, Taruna Sethi and her team of artisans look to gift 1,000 patchwork quilts to frontline workers on India's Independence Day 2021

Biden has room on health care, though limited by Congress

November 13, 2020 6:18 pm

With the balance of power in the Senate hinging on a couple of Georgia races headed to a runoff, and Democrats losing seats in the House, Biden's proposals for a public health insurance option and empowering Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices seem out of reach.

A pandemic is never absolutely over, but it can be controlled: Dr Naresh Trehan

September 22, 2020 9:11 pm

"In any country, let alone a country the size and complexity of India, not everyone and not even large sections of the population can be immunized in the short or medium term. This takes years, even decades," says Dr Naresh Trehan