National Medical Commission bill passed in Rajya Sabha






The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 was given a go-ahead by Rajya Sabha today. It was passed by Lok

Read more

Does sunscreen inhibit production of vitamin D levels?






Sunscreen can reduce the sun’s adverse effects, but there are concerns that it might inhibit the body’s production of vitamin

Read more

Global warming affects India’s economic growth: Study






A new Stanford University study shows global warming has increased economic inequality since the 1960s. Temperature changes caused by growing

Read more

High doses of vitamin D can lead to kidney failure






A 54-year-old man, after returning from a trip to Southeast Asia where he spent much of his holiday sunbathing, showed

Read more

Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk






Over 20 per cent of the population in industrial countries are engaged in shift work – in sectors such as

Read more

Explained: the evolution of brain tumours






There are three different genetic alterations that drive the early development of malignant glioblastomas, said a report by the German

Read more

Budget 2019: Health industry gives mixed reactions






Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Friday, presented NDA government’s last Budget in Lok Sabha. The healthcare industry had been

Read more

Arun Jaitley undergoes surgery, advised two-week rest






Union Minister Arun Jaitley has undergone surgery at a hospital in New York on Tuesday, reports PTI quoting sources.  

Read more