New Delhi’s AIIMS to serve as model before new centres planned in country

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, said here that doctors must bear the burden of responsibility of strengthening the doctor-patient relationship. On the second day of his sanitation drive which is seeing him inspect facilities at the capital’s hospitals (the Health Minister visited Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital yesterday), the Minister was clearly on a … Read more

North India reels under heat-wave

A heat wave continued to sweep most parts of North India. The national capital Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 29.1 degree Celsius today while the maximum recorded yesterday was 43.7 degrees celsius, three notches above normal. The minimum yesterday was 26.3 degree celsius. Most parts of Madhya Pradesh are in the grip of extreme … Read more

Heat wave continues in northern India

Heat wave continued unabated in northern region as temperature in several areas remained above 40 degree Celcius. In Rajasthan, Ganganagar was the hottest with maximum temperature settling at 45.9 degree Celsius. Delhiites continued to reel under rising mercury as the maximum temperature settled at 41.7 degree Celsius, about three degree above normal. The MeT department … Read more

New potential Malaria treatment detected

Scientists have discovered a new molecules that can kill the malaria parasite, paving way for effective treatment for the disease. Using ultra sophisticated computerised modelling tools, researchers were successful in identifying a type of candidate molecules toxic for the pathogen, but not for the infected human red blood cells. The most severe form of malaria … Read more

Odisha to tackle heat wave conditions

The Odisha government has asked all the District Collectors to take adequate measures to tackle intense heat wave conditions in the state. Special Relief Commissioner of the state, Pradipta Mohapatra today told media persons at Bhubaneswar that the Collectors have been asked to conduct review meetings everyday on the heat situation, the measures taken in … Read more

Mount Sinabung volcano eruption 2014 – 16 killed

On 1 February 2014 the Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again. The eruption ejected hot clouds of ash 2 km into the air. This has engulfed nearby villages and it is reported that at least 16 people have been killed. It occurred just after residents living more than five kilometers from the mountain were allowed to … Read more

Comet ISON approaching the sun

The comet ISON is approaching the sun from the farthest edge of the solar system, with its closest pass predicted for November 28. Planetary scientists and astrophysicists have known this blob of dust and ice has been traveling toward the sun for more than a year. Scientists also know that ISON has been on its … Read more

Japan marks World War II surrender anniversary

Japan marked the 68th anniversary of its surrender in World War II with somber ceremonies today and visits by senior politicians to a shrine honoring 2.5 million war dead that remains a galling reminder of colonial and wartime aggression. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Emperor Akihito were to deliver brief messages at a commemoration ceremony. … Read more

Influenza Epidemic – Different Presentations & Homeopathic Medicines

At this time, there are several different viral infections going around. Each infection actually has a slightly different presentation. As you are aware, the number of people ill with some version of viral/bacterial infection is high, much higher than usual. In homeopathy, a pertinent question arises during such epidemics about the genus epidemicus, what remedy … Read more

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