Air pollution: Environmental organisations urge PM to declare national health emergency
As pollution levels in the entire north India rose alarmingly over the last two days, environmental organisations on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all state governments to declare a national health emergency.
IRDAI allows policyholders to choose their own health insurance TPA
TPAs (Third-Party Administrator) help you (the insured) process your health insurance claim using various hospital bills and documents. However, they are not responsible for claims rejection or acceptance.
Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus
The virus, identified in 1999 in Malaysia and Singapore, has sparked outbreaks with mortality rates of between 40% and 90% and spread thousands of kilometres to Bangladesh and India - yet there are no drugs or vaccines against it, specialists said.
Hospital stocks turn safe bets amid uncertain times
Investors are now looking at hospitals as many large pharma cos are facing regulatory issues.
Lata Mangeshkar back home after 28 days in hospital, tweets health update for friends & fans
Mangeshkar was admitted to the ICU after she complained of difficulty in breathing on November 11.
Dilip Kumar 'overjoyed' to hear Lata Mangeshkar is back home, asks her to 'take good care'
The veteran actor called the 90-year-old singer his younger sister.
People in Delhi, WB, Odisha, Telangana not getting Ayushman Bharat scheme benefits: Harsh Vardhan
"Ayushman Bharat is being implemented in the entire country. There are four states including Delhi which have not implemented the Ayushman Bharat Scheme -- Delhi, Telangana, Odisha and West Bengal. "It has benefited 10.75 crore poor families but the people in the four states including Delhi are certainly deprived of the scheme," Harsh Vardhan said.
ET ILC members discuss possibility of integrated healthcare system in India
Integrated healthcare at a macro level means managing the overall well-being of the nation by putting the consumer at the centre; it involves delivering the required level of efficient and quality care to the consumers across their lifetime.
Jasprit Bumrah's secret to stay healthy: Wake up early, sleep enough, eat well
As the cricketer recovers from his back injury, he shares some of his health rules.
BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses
In a number of states, including Delhi and Maharashtra, MBBS students are charged Rs 25 lakh annually.
After 3 weeks of hospitalisation, family says Lata Mangeshkar is 'doing good'
The singer's niece said that the prayers and good wishes from all over have worked.
Aditya Birla Health hopes to continue 78% growth of first half of FY20
Bathwal said the penetration is still low in individual health insurance in the country. Around 50 crore people have been covered by health insurance of which 36 cr are by Ayushman Bharat scheme of the govt while around 9 cr are covered by corporate health insurance. `` The number of people who have taken individual insurances is only about 4 cr.’’
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
No Indian study has shown pollution shortens life: Prakash Javadekar
Indian studies have not shown a correlation between shortening of life and pollution, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.
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