HC notice on plea regarding cruelty on dairy cattle

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, civic bodies and others on a plea regarding cruelty inflicted on milch cattle housed at dairies in Delhi. A Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar asked the authorities concerned to file status […]

CBI should probe TN doctors’s death: Stalin

Chennai, Jan 17 : DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day. S. Sharath Prabhu, a postgraduate student of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) under Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in Delhi, […]

Quddusi moves court over leakage of phone transcripts

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi, accused of graft in the Lucknow medical college scam case, on Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking court-monitored investigation into leakage of transcripts of his alleged telephonic conversations in the case. Quddusi’s counsel Vijay Aggarwal told Special Judge Manoj Jain that the transcripts […]

B.D. Athani is new Director General of Health Services

New Delhi, Jan 17 : B.D. Athani, presently posted as Special DGHS, has been appointed the new Director General of Health Services (DGHS) after incumbent Jagdish Prasad proceeded on 15-day leave, it was announced on Wednesday. “In pursuance of this ministry’s OM No.C-14011’01/2015-Vig./CHS dated January 16, 2018, Dr Jagdish Prasad, DGHS is to proceed on […]

Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk

New York, Jan 17 : Breastfeeding for six months or longer can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by nearly half for women throughout their childbearing years, according to a study. Women who breastfed for six months or more across all births had a 47 per cent reduction in their risk of developing […]

Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York, Jan 17 : Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric […]