MUMBAI: It would seem prudent to rush for an annual health check-up in a country where every third adult has hypertension and heart attacks occur a decade earlier than they do in Westerners. But an assessment of 25 health packages offered by eight ... Times of India, 1 week ago
Seven years after leaving his village in northern India to find work in the bursting metropolis of Mumbai,Sundar Singh Jatav was struggling in a menialjob at a video game shop. The$2.50 daily wagewas hardly enough with his family back home deep in ...Los Angeles Times, 1 week ago
Nearly two dozen doctors from around the world have penned an open letter to President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Theresa May, Chancellor Angela Merkel other heads of state calling for an immediate stop to attacks on medical facilities and health ...MSNBC Newsweek, 1 month ago
Three years ago, Vice President Hamid Ansari spent a couple of days in Havana, Cuba, and was granted a rare 65-minute audience with Fidel Castro, who led the Cuban Revolution. Castro turns 90 on August 13. Nikhil Lakshman/ Rediff.com, who travelled with the Vice-President, spoke to Indian officials who accompanied Ansari to his meetings with Castro and current Cuban President Raul Castro for a rare glimpse of the brothers who have ruled the island for 57 years. Image: Fidel Castro, left, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
With a national organ donation registry in place and greater willingness among people to donate, the immediate need is for transplantation and organ retrieval facilities to be available across the country, especially in the government sector so that ...Times of India, 1 month ago
The act of donating an organ is altruistic, but transplantation is way too expensive for most middle class people and certainly for the poor. In India, about 90% of transplants are carried out in the private sector and cost lakhs of rupees. "Organ ...Times of India, 1 month ago
On July 16, a gathering of doctors, academicians, lawyers and intellectuals at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) discussed euthanasia, medically-assisted death, in the light of the central government's draft bill on passive euthanasia, ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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