Awareness campaign to promote use of cycles launched

New Delhi, April 17 : An awareness campaign to promote the use of bicycles among city dwellers was launched here on Sunday. The initiative – See Your Lung campaign – will involve volunteers pedalling across Delhi on bicycles and sharing information with the people about the damage caused to human health due to vehicular pollution. […]

Meghalaya to host meet on child adoption

New Delhi, April 17 : Over 400 delegates from various parts of the northeastern states will participate in a day-long conference in Meghalaya on Monday to strengthen the norms for child adoption in the region, an official statement said. The conference, to be inaugurated by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi in Shillong, is […]

MedTrix Healthcare plans to foray into US, EU markets

Bengaluru, April 17 : Digital and medical communications solutions provider MedTrix Healthcare plans to foray into the US and European Union (EU) markets to expand its operations following its tie-up with leading pharma companies. “We are planning to expand into multiple geographies by increasing our access to the top pharma firms and doubling the headcount,” […]

Sexually transmitted infection may soon become untreatable

London, April 17 : Cases of an antibiotic resistant sexually transmitted infection have been detected in London after initially being found only in the north, Public Health England (PHE) said on Sunday. Urging people to practice safe sex, the PHE gave a grim warning that if the current cases of a so-called “super gonorrhoea” become […]

Use of steroids for muscle growth causing joint problems in youths

New Delhi, April 17 : The spurt in usage of steroids and muscle building supplements is leading to several types of joints related ailments in youngsters, including Gout and Avascular Necrosis, according to orthopedecians. According to the doctors, the disorders, if not treated by competent surgeon in time, can lead to lifetime disabilities that are […]