Health

‘Sub-standard, Unsafe’: WHO’s warning against 2 Indian cough syrups

The health body said cough syrups made by Noida-based Marion Biotech Pvt. Ltd were 'substandard medical products' and “fail to meet quality standards or specifications and are therefore out of specification”.

Even little consumption of liquor can give you cancer: WHO

Heavy alcohol consumption among pregnant women can harm the fetus, according to another research report.

Mandaviya leads India’s Covid readiness mock drill

The exercise aims to check readiness of hospital against any possible surge in Covid-19 infections.

Conversion therapy on LGBTIQA+ people to attract punitive action in TN

With an aim to stop harassment of LGBTIQA+ people, Tamil Nadu State Medical Council has declared “conversion therapy” – a method of counselling used for convincing them to change their sexual orientation to heterosexual or the gender identity of transgender people to cisgender – as an act of “professional misconduct”. In a notification, the council

Drugs Sale Advisory Issued In Kashmir As Concerns Mounts Over Abuse

Amid growing concerns over the rampant use of narcotics in Kashmir, senior authorities on Tuesday issued an advisory for the sale of certain drugs in the Valley. In the advisory, the Kashmir divisional administration issued a set of dos and don’ts for the sale of drugs categorised by the Pharmacy Council of India under categories