Chandigarh: Brahm Mohindra, Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab today launched its flagship health scheme “Care Companion Programme” (CCP) targeted at improving patient outcomes through better family engagement and education.
Indore: A 42-year-old woman from Mandsaur has given a new lease of life to four persons here after she was declared brain dead. Archana Dosi, who suffered a brain hemorrhage, was admitted to a private hospital here on July 23.
Obesity Effects Quality of Life - A Study by 'Aastha Health Care' MUMBAI, July 10, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- In the developed and developing countries, obesity rates are increasing alarmingly, reaching an epidemic level. In 1946, WHO in its constitution defined health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
Several physical health conditions, including ailments such as back pain, diabetes, and heart disease, are associated with an increased risk of suicide, says a study. The findings, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, suggest that chronic illness, even in patients with no record of mental health problems, raises suicide risk substantially
In a significant revision of antibiotics in the essential medicines' list, the WHO has recommended grouping the drugs into three categories on the basis of their usage to promote their rational use as well as combat anti-microbial resistance. The three categories include access, watch and reserve
The implementation of the Pre- Conception, Pre Natal Diagnostic Technique (PCPNDT) Act, which criminalises the use of ultrasound machines to determine the sex of an unborn child, is poor in most states, a government report has said