Zika link to birth defects could be proven within weeks -WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON, Feb 12 : The suspected link between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, the birth defect microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, could be confirmed within weeks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said today. A sharp increase in microcephaly cases in Brazil has triggered a global health emergency over […]

Delhi government to inaugurate 20 polyclinics on Sunday

New Delhi, Feb 12 : The AAP government will inaugurate 20 new polyclinics will on February 14 to mark its day when it will be completing its one year in office, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Friday. “As many as 20 new polyclinics will be inaugurated on Sunday. We construct 150 polyclinics at […]

AIIMS faculty to help ex-colleague fight legal case

New Delhi, Feb 12 : The faculty association of AIIMS here has decided to contribute money to help an ex-colleague who they say was removed without proper inquiry from the institution for allegedly manhandling a patient. The decision to help Kuldeep Kumar in his legal fight was taken in the general body meeting of the […]

This V-Day, gift ‘good health’ to family, friends

New Delhi, Feb 12 : Roses, chocolates or jewellery are clich├â┬®. How about gifting “good health” to family and friends this Valentine’s Day — that too, starting at Rs.49? Thanks to PlanMyMedicalTrip.com, a host of medical procedures, tests and packages are now available in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Surat at heavy discounts to make […]