Male docs 4 times likelier than female counterparts to misbehave

May 1st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that male doctors are four times more likely than their female counterparts to be disciplined for misconduct, and sexual misconduct is the most common ... Read more...

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Advisory board on pre-natal tests re-jigged

April 9th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) After the preliminary Census 2011 report presented a skewed child-sex ratio in India, the government Saturday reconstituted the supervisory board on pre-conception and pre-natal diagnostic ... Read more...

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Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia

April 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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Condoms urged for Tunisian migrants on Italian island

March 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) To prevent unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, condoms should be given to the thousands of Tunisian migrants who have set up camp ... Read more...

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‘Robotic surgery needs multi-disciplinary approach in India’

January 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) One of the most renowned urologists across the globe, Prokar Dasgupta feels robotic surgery needs to be made multi-disciplinary to reduce cost and increase its popularity in India. ... Read more...

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Anxiety, stress major factors of depression in women undergoing IVF

November 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new research from Tel Aviv University has shown that stress, pre-existing depression, and anxiety are more likely than hormone therapy to impact a woman's depression levels when ... Read more...

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More Australian women opting for genital trim: Report

November 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Pornography may be driving Australian women to have unnecessary genital makeovers in a bid to look more desirable, a media report said Sunday citing experts.The number of Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Oz women’s demands for ‘designer vaginas’ triple

November 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7(ANI): An Australian analysis has pointed out that the number of women opting for vaginal 'rejuvenation' surgery has tripled in the past decade.Doctors have warned that pornography might be the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Agra clinic delivers 1,000th test tube baby

September 9th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) Agra's well-known medical couple Narendra Malhotra and Jaideep Malhotra say they have delivered the 1,000th test tube baby at their clinic, becoming one of the few IVF centres ... Read more...

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People in Drass demand basic healthcare facilities in hospitals

August 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadDrass (Jammy and Kashmir), August 1 (ANI): People in Jammu and Kashmir's Drass area have demanded basic healthcare facilities in the government hospitals, as they are facing difficulties in getting ... Read more...

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Pregnant women can enjoy one cup of coffee a day

July 24th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Pregnant women now can enjoy their morning coffee as researchers in the US claim that one cup a day is unlikely to cause any harm at all. ... Read more...

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Now, female condom Rape-aXe with ‘teeth’ to hit rapists where it hurts

June 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): A South African doctor has invented a female condom that is lined with teeth-like hooks in a bid to deter rapists.Dr Sonnet Ehlers, who sold her home and ... Read more...

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Study shows ‘female Viagra’ works

May 19th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pill called Flibanserin can boost sex drive in women. It's being called 'female Viagra.'A new paper from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists reports that ... Read more...

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75 percent health mission funds not utilised in Himachal

April 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has failed to utilise 75 percent of funds allocated under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the last four years due to non-existence ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A thousand hands to save Yamuna in Taj city (March 22 is World Water Day)

March 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) As the world marks the World Water Day Monday to raise awareness about this basic natural resource essential for life, volunteers here have cleaned up the banks of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

French tell British boffins: G-spot does exist

January 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The search for G-spot has begun all over again, courtesy the French who've dismissed British scientists' claims that the fabled erogenous zone doesn't exist.Weeks after King's College London ... Read more...

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Gynaecological visits should concentrate more on sex and relationships

December 16th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Gynaecological visits should not be limited to discussions about different tests and/or prescriptions for contraceptives, but could be used as a great opportunity for dialogue about sexual health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doctors, NGO to provide family planning among urban poor

October 25th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With nearly 21 percent of pregnancies in India unintended, a federation of gynaecologists and an NGO have come together to increase awareness on family planning and safe ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shyness from talking about contraception hampers safe sex

September 26th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 26 (ANI): A Sydney-based gynaecologist is urging people not to be shy about discussing contraception with their partners because it can hamper safe sex.Andrew Zuchsmann, from the Royal Australian and ... Read more...

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Amnesty urges Dominican Republic not to ban abortion

September 15th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (EFE) Amnesty International (AI) has warned that the proposed changes to the Dominican Republic's constitution could lead to a ban on abortions that would put "the lives of women ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emergency contraceptives - many enraged by new ad rage

August 18th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Are the aggressive television advertisements on emergency contraceptives also encouraging unprotected sex? Some sociologists, gynaecologists and ad industry bigshots seem concerned over this new breed of ... Read more...

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‘Miracle’ Tunisian woman expecting record-breaking 12 babies

August 18th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): A North African woman is due to deliver a record-breaking 12 babies this month, it has emerged.The Tunisian woman, in her 30s, turned to fertility treatment after suffering ... Read more...

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New genetic test to detect inherited diseases in embryos

July 11th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 11 (IANS) A new genetic test to spot almost all inherited diseases, including cystic fibrosis, mental retardation and some types of cancer, in embryos fertilised in the test tube, ... Read more...

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Kamya to step out of Sindoora’s Shade

May 29th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kamya Punjabi famously known as Sindoora of Banoo Main Teri Dulhann, is very happy that her 3 year long show is going to end. The reason being she wasn't keeping well ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Test that tells baby’s sex raises abortion fears

May 10th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): A test that claims to determine the sex of an unborn baby only eight weeks into a pregnancy has raised fears of driving up abortion rates.IntelliGender, which will ... Read more...

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Anguish of a dying female foetus - through a play

May 3rd, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 3 (IANS) The audience sat glued to their seats as a cast of over 600 theatre actors here lent their voice and emotions to portray the anguish of a struggling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First ovary transplant mother becomes pregnant in fertility landmark

November 9th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, November 9 (ANI): A 38-year-old sterile woman is due to give birth to the worlds first baby conceived after a full ovary transplant.A woman will soon deliver ... Read more...

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Abnormal rise in blood pressure a major killer of pregnant women

September 12th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With hypertension a major reason for the high maternal mortality rate in India, a federation of medical practitioners Friday launched a national registry to create awareness about ... Read more...

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Australian gynecologists blacklist designer vaginas

July 31st, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): Gynecologists Down Under have blacklisted cosmetic surgery to rejuvenate the vagina, saying that the dangerous procedures are injuring a large number of women.Top female sexual health specialists ... Read more...

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Expectant mothers should not shun exercise

July 8th, 2008 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
DPA Hanover, July 8 (DPA) Just a few years ago expectant mothers were told to take it easy. But now we know that exercise during pregnancy improves overall condition, strengthens the cardiovascular system, ... Read more...

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Doctors pledge to end discrimination against girl child

July 2nd, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 1 (IANS) Members of the Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Societies of India (FOGSI) Tuesday pledged to end discrimination against the girl child to mark Doctor's Day. FOGSI national president ... Read more...

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India’s public healthcare in serious decline: Planning Commission

April 13th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's public healthcare is in "serious decline" due to non-availability of medical and paramedical staff, diagnostic services and medicines, says a Planning Commission report. The report, released ... Read more...

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