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Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.19

3 in fray for Ranchi's Medico City

Three medical institutions have evinced interest in Medico City, the proposed Rs 918-crore healthcare hub, that is coming up at Itki block of Ranchi.According to National Health Mission (Jharkhand) MD...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Youth Cong slams govt over scheme

The Youth Congress on Thursday slammed the state government for alleged inconvenience to patients after empanelment of some private hospitals was suspended for failing to implement the Mizoram State H...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 29.09.19

IMA seeks tax funding of health care

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday batted for universal health care directly funded by tax revenues instead of the insurance-based model through which t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.11.18

The problem with probiotics

Even before the microbiome craze — the hope that the bacteria in your gut holds the key to good health — people were ingesting cultures of living microorganisms to treat a host of conditions. Thes...
By Aaron E. Carroll / NYTNS

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.18

MGM hospital moves to fix AC snag

A day after Jharkhand's health secretary labelled MGM hospital as one of the country’s worst, the state-run facility in Sakchi on Friday made an attempt to plug the glaring gaps.Deputy superintenden...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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Business  /  Published 29.11.18

Jaitley pitches for federal healthcare body

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday pitched for a federal institution, similar to the GST Council, in healthcare and agriculture as the schemes for these sectors face resistance from states beca...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 06.10.18

Where has the neighbourhood GP gone?

He was what they called in those days a “lampha” doctor. We are talking about Bengal of the late 1800s. The appellation lampha derived from Dr Sachindranath Sen’s LMF degree — he had passed th...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 04.08.19

France ponders IVF access for single women

Single women and lesbians in France won't have to go abroad to have babies anymore under a proposed new law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction for the first time.French Pre...
By AP in Paris

Health  /  Published 29.09.18

Weed legal in the West, but not harmless

I am going to Canada,” was the happy announcement Chitresh made. He said this as soon as he came into my consultation room, without wasting time. I put my hands up in mock exasperation, indicating I...
By J.R. Ram

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.19

RIMS hearty leap to big league

Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in the capital will become Jharkhand’s first medical institution to offer doctorate of medicine (DM) in cardiology.This superspecialty postgraduate cour...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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