India's infant mortality rate (IMR) has come down by three points from 47 to 44 deaths per 1,000 live births during 2011, the health ministry said Friday. According to the ministry, the latest bulletin of the Sample Registration
It's official - more infants die in Madhya Pradesh that any other state in India. While recording an overall drop in its infant mortality rate numbers (IMR), the state still holds the dubious distinction of having the highest
One more patient succumbed to the H1N1 virus ton Tuesday taking the toll to 16 in MP this year. A total of 16 people have died in the state due to the deadly viral infection since January 1, including the one reported from
There is an alarmingly high mortality rate among those afflicted by swine flu, despite the Madhya Pradesh health department downplaying the swine flu incidence. In Bhopal, seven out of 28 patients testing positive for H1N1 virus
Thought child marriages were a thing of the past? Think again. A new survey has found that about 6% of rural women Odisha get married earlier than the legal age of 18. The annual health survey conducted in 1,798 rural and 566
It seems like Aradhana’s death is becoming a political issue. Yesterday, the Congress demanded that a case of culpable homicide be registered against MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan for the death of one of Betul’s separated
Fifteen days after their separation surgery and just three days after their first birthday, one of Betul’s s conjoined twins, Aradhana passed away. Aradhana was doing worse than her sister Stuti and she died after two heart
Remember the Siamese twins Aradhana and Stuti who were separated by doctors by surgery on June 20? They just celebrated their first birthday in Betul on Monday. The occasion was graced by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj
It’s been almost 24 hours since 34 medical experts from around the world performed a marathon 12 hour operation on Stuti and Aradhna, two conjoined twins who were attached at the heart and liver.
They are still being monitored
Stuti and Aradhna were twins attached to each other. Literally. Yesterday, a team of 34 medical experts - including 23 doctors from India and abroad operated upon them for 12 long hours to separate them. The complicated surgical
Two nine months old infants died on Wednesday after being administered the measles vaccine at a primary healthcare centre in Satna’s Majhgawan block. The two infants, named Ravi and Deepu, died 10 minutes after the auxiliary
Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries. Government doctors claim that despite Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's
The Kerala govt imposed a complete ban on the consumption and sale of paan masala and gutka in the state.
CM Oommen Chandy said that the government order was passed May 22 and the news would be passed across the state in a few
The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning 'gutka' and 'paan masala'. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal. On Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Advocate General S.P. Gupta told the