A total of 95 percent hospitals and healthcare institutions in the country do not have all of the 10 basic instruments required to treat children, according to a government survey.
New US research suggests that exposing children to a combination of secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke could increase their risk of otitis media (an infection in the middle ear that causes inflammation and a buildup of fluid behind the eardrum) and increase the number of visits to the emergency department (ED).
Unemployed nurses decide not to leave the street until they meet the prime minister for addressing their demands including postponement of recruitment exams scheduled for June 3.
The summer is here and the heat of the sun is becoming unbearable. Thanks to the Equinox phenomenon (sun's direct position above the equator line), people get heatstroke, fall sick in this season. And children and elder people suffer the most.
Initiatives for better child health can reduce healthcare burden on families and the state. Moreover, healthy and productive individuals can contribute to government's earning from tax.
The World Health Organization sets up a Zika "emergency team" after the "explosive" spread of the virus.
More than a decade after playing a leading role in uncovering the health risks to players in the National Football League, Bennet Omalu hopes his research will lead to a ban on children playing high-impact sports.
Over 2.14 crore children, aged between six months and five years, will be fed Vitamin A-plus capsules under a national campaign on November 14.