Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness about infectious diseases

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan offered his services to the Indian government for creating awareness about infectious diseases, specially tuberculosis and hepatitis B. Bachchan, accompanied by his wife and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, met union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his residence and offered his services to spread awareness about the disease. Nadda tweeted: “Deeply … Read more

Indian Health Ministry on H1N1

The Health Ministry has been closely monitoring the situation arising due to cases and deaths caused by H1N1 in some states and there is no shortage of drugs or any other logistics. This was stated by the Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) Shri B P Sharma after a high level meeting chaired by him today. … Read more

Swine flu situation in Gujarat, Rajasthan & Maharashtra

Union Health Minister JP Nadda reviewed the swine flu situation in Gujarat, which has claimed 98 lives in the state so far. He held a review meeting with state Health Minister Nitin Patel and other top officials of the department in Gandhinagar yesterday and expressed satisfaction over the steps taken by the state government in … Read more

Need of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care

The Minister of State for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik called upon the scientists and researchers to indulge in systematic evaluation of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik stated that the traditional systems of medicine are based on strong fundamental principles, time-tested experiences and holistic concepts of application, and not … Read more

Heart diseases, cancer, diabetes & respiratory diseases increasing

The probability of dying pre-maturely from a non-communicable disease like cancer has gone up in India between 2010-2012 and it has emerged as the leading cause of fatalities globally, a WHO report said. The latest global status report on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states that the four main NCDs … Read more

WelcomeCure.com – Welcome Cure – homeopathic treatment portal

WelcomeCure is a unique disease treatment and health maintenance portal born out of the desire to treat individuals holistically, regardless of their location! This vision, when combined with the modern principles of Homeopathy and global expertise, makes Welcome Cure a one-stop solution for disease treatment, prevention, and wholesome health. And a healthy person is a … Read more

Iranian officials confirm first two cases of MERS in Iran

Officials in Iran say, they have confirmed the country’s first two cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, MERS. Two sisters from Kerman province tested positive for the virus that kills around a third of those it infects. One sister is in critical condition and the other is receiving treatment. The Health Ministry’s Centre for Disease … Read more

Small bite, big threat

More than half the world’s population is at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, schistosomiasis, and yellow fever, carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, water snails and other vectors. Every year, more than one billion people are infected and more than one million die from vector-borne diseases. This World Health Day – … Read more

Indian Polio Virus has been completely stamped-out from the country

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee today presided over the function of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to celebrate ‘India’s Victory Over Polio’, here today. The function was graced by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Chairperson, National Advisory … Read more

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