Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested the head of the Airport Health Organisation at Mumbai for bribery, an official said here Thursday. According to CBI, the accused was caught taking a bribe of Rs.6,900 from a travel agent for issuing a yellow fever vaccination certificate.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday suspended the Bombay High Court's seven-year-old interim orders and paved the way for restricting the scale of advertisement of tobacco products at retail outlets. The apex court bench of Justice
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is icy, the traffic noise overpowering and the environment inhospitable. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal outside the gates of AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle everyday to keep their patients warm and fit enough for another day's treatment at India's premier hospital. The stench of urine from the partially closed toilet next to which they are cooking is strong, but the spirit to survive is indomitable too
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is intense, the ground icy and the skies above a dull grey. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal right outside the gates of India's premier hospital AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle to keep their families warm - and healthy.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday frowned on the government's failure to halt unethical clinical trials by multinational drug companies on Indian patients who were used as "guinea pigs". Referring to a May 2012 report of the parliamentary standing committee on health and family welfare, the apex court bench of Justice R.M. Lodha and Justice Anil
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Kochi, Jan 2 (IANS) The central government will allow overseas Indian doctors to practice in the country without undergoing screening tests, an official said here Wednesday. Union Health Secretary
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London, Jan 2 (IANS) Though health-conscious fitness enthusiasts are never seen without bottled water, and it is subject to less stringent safety tests than tap water, the bottled variety is much more likely to be contaminated, says a new study. Bottled water costs more than tap water but is more likely to become a source of infection, the Daily Mail cited a study by market researchers Mintel as saying. On average, Britons drink 33 litres of bottled water annually, whether ordinary mineral, fizzy, or "purified" tap water.
London, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 1.1 million Britons have been affected by the norovirus, commonly known as the winter vomiting bug, BBC reported Wednesday. The Health Protection Agency said there were 3,877 lab-confirmed cases till Dec 30, 2012, but for each confirmed case there are 288 more infections which go unreported. The figure was 72 percent higher than at the same point last year