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WHO seeks to curb menace of drug resistance

It has asked member-countries, including India, to adopt the classification in their health systems to cut the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

Consumer bill draft removes healthcare from services

Vocal lobbies had opposed the passage of the bill alleging applicability of the law to healthcare would put doctors at a disadvantage and the fear of litigation would affect patients adversely.

In fluke experiment, espresso quells rare genetic disease

A lot of people say they cannot live without coffee, but for one 11-year-old boy living in France, that may be literally true.When his parents accidently bought decaffeinated capsules recently, a rare genetic muscular disorder -- which they knew could be held in check by two shots of espresso per day -- flared up, provoking uncontrollable and painful muscle spasms.Four days of agony, anguish and doctor's visits followed before his parents realised their mistake.Once th boy started drinking the caffeinated brew again, the symptoms subsided.

NATHEALTH exploring bilateral collaborations in digital health with Netherlands

Dutch healthcare experts are in India on a digital health mission to explore bilateral collaborations in the sector, NATHEALTH said in a statement.

Competition watchdog trains guns on 11 condom makers

Investigation finds condom cos may have colluded to overcharge govt by rigging bids.

Fortis calls off process of stake sale in RHT and RHTTM

In an earlier filing to bourses, the company had said its group firm Fortis Healthcare International Ltd had commenced deliberations to explore sale of interest in RHT and RHTTM.

Experts seek rationalisation of taxes in healthcare sector

In a pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister, the sector stakeholders asked the govt to look at creating model schools on cluster-based approach.

In nationwide call, doctors put OPDs and surgeries on hold

OPDs at AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital, where over 10,000 patients come daily, will remain shut too.

Govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which was introduced in December, 2017, lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.

PE firms NY Jacob Ballas, others start process to sell 31.5% in SRL

IHH Healthcare, which had proposed to buy out PEs after its acquisition of Fortis, is facilitating transaction.

Bain Capital, 5 others in race to buy CitiusTech

ChrysCapital, Blackstone Group also among entities shortlisted; deal may value Citius at $900 million.

Proper nutrition policy can cut diet-related deaths in India: Experts

Proper nutrition policy can cut diet-related deaths in India: Experts

A recent study by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington revealed that over 1.1 crore deaths occur due to poor diet alone globally.

HC asks J&J to pay Rs 25 L to 67 patients who had revision surgery for faulty hip implants

HC asks J&J to pay Rs 25 L to 67 patients who had revision surgery for faulty hip implants

The court's direction came after the company said it has verified that these patients have undergone revision surgery and it was voluntarily paying them Rs 25 lakh as compensation.

Doctor liable for acts of his team assisting in rendering treatment, says NCDRC

Doctor liable for acts of his team assisting in rendering treatment, says NCDRC

NCDRC held the hospital and the treating doctors guilty of medical negligence and said that they were liable for the death of the three-year-old girl who was suffering from blood cancer.

Do you know medi-clowning is now a career option

Do you know medi-clowning is now a career option

Indian healthcare seems to be taking a leaf out of Hollywood legend Robin Williams’ hit film ‘Patch Adams’. As hospitals see value in alternate forms of patient care, a new therapy involving clowns — called medical clowning — is gaining ground.This involves clowns engaging with patients to ease the anxiety that comes with a hospital experience and promote optimism in grim wards. The emerging vocation has now got a shot in the arm as a one-of-its-kind course to train and groom a pipeline of therapeutic clowns goes live in India.Image Credit: http://www.mediclownacademy.org

Now, medi-clowning is career option

Now, medi-clowning is career option

Founded in 2014 by Fernandes and Hamish Boyd (therapeutic clowns from Canada), the Auroville societyregistered MeDi Clown believes the FASMC is the first step to scale the model around this “distraction therapy”.

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