January 05, 2023 7:16 am
Sustained high pressure can sometimes lead to sharp headaches and most patients go for ibuprofen to relieve themselves of pain. In fact, taking a headache pill during an episode of high BP may push it up further and increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, says Dr Rommel Tickoo, Director, Internal Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket
January 03, 2023 7:29 am
The physicians have also been asked to upload a list of available generic medicines on the websites of their clinics or hospitals.
December 22, 2022 7:02 am
Higher volumes or frequent consumption of coffee and alcohol have a negative impact on the microbiome. Medicines irritate the intestinal mucosa which leads to an imbalanced gut microbiota. Finding an adequate balance is the key, says Dr Suranjit Chatterjee, Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
April 21, 2022 9:24 am
According to WHO data, 65 to 70 per cent of people in India use traditional therapies at some stage in their lives.
December 17, 2021 2:59 pm
In recent years, an increasing number of researchers have made the case that placebos are effective not just in pharmaceutical trials, but also in clinical treatments, prescribed to alleviate conditions like chronic pain, chronic fatigue, asthma and depression.
July 15, 2021 12:33 pm
I sat with my little 1-year-old Ayansh in my arms and tears began to fall from my eyes. Tears of fear and anguish... tears of helplessness and guilt. We are need of urgent donations to save my child.
April 09, 2020 3:01 pm
The survey claims that as much as 77 per cent of the respondents were able to find most medicines at their local chemist shops while only 15 per cent respondents said they were able to get the medicines though ePharmacy apps.
December 14, 2019 9:03 am
This is the first time the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) — which is known to slash prices of essential and life-saving medicines — is increasing prices in public interest.
July 18, 2019 5:24 pm
The State government's vigilance and enforcement (V&E) wing, which filed a report in March this year, found that medicines were bought at "exorbitant" prices, in "violation" of the procurement procedures and the e-tender processes.
July 18, 2019 7:06 am
The move comes in response to representations by pharmaceutical companies to relax price ceilings of several medicines, they added. However, it is not clear at this stage how much the prices may go up and the proposal might also be sent to other government bodies like NITI Aayog for deliberation, The Indian Express has learnt.
January 11, 2016 3:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that, no medicine in Delhi Government hospitals will be out of stock from February 1, 2016. He further said that the medicines available in the government hospitals are genuine.