Private hospitals fleecing patients on consumables, diagnostics
21 February 2018
Bengal govt opts out of Modi’s National Health Protection Scheme
14 February 2018
NPPA lowers ceiling on stent prices further
13 February 2018
India to set up $30-million Super-specialty hospital in Bethelhem
12 February 2018
Singh brothers quit Fortis Board
09 February 2018
UK's CDC Group invests in Asian Institute of Medical Sciences
05 February 2018
US set to slash funds for battle against global epidemics
02 February 2018
‘Ayushman Bharat’ a big step towards healthcare for all
01 February 2018
Bird flu back in India; cases reported from Karnataka
16 January 2018
Centre confirms avian flu outbreak in Bengaluru village
06 January 2018
First in Asia: Gujarat doc uses robot to treat heart patients
05 January 2018
'No Aadhaar, no treatment': Kargil martyr's mom dies at hospital
30 December 2017
Dengue death: Fortis charged over 1,700% margin on consumables
16 December 2017
Cabinet clears new bill to replace MCI, end tainted medical admission process
16 December 2017
Max hospital licence cancellation too harsh, agree experts
11 December 2017
Gurgaon Fortis hospital faces action over dengue death, Rs16 lakh bill
09 December 2017
Delhi’s Max hospital loses licence over classifying live baby as dead
08 December 2017
UnitedHealth to buy DaVita Medical Group for $4.9 bn
07 December 2017
Nestle to buy Canadian vitamin maker Atrium for $2.3 bn
07 December 2017
IMA releases draft norms to curb rampant antibiotics misuse
04 December 2017
CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 bn
04 December 2017
Apple uses Watch to help heart patients, launch major study
02 December 2017
CVS Health nears deal to buy health insurer Aetna for over $66 bn
02 December 2017
India improving on malaria front, but detection still poor: WHO
29 November 2017
Essential Health lays off 50 employees for failure to get a flu vaccine
23 November 2017
Centre, Haryana order probe into Fortis hospital ‘overbilling’ case
22 November 2017
UK's pilot cancer detetction at shopping mall car parks may be expanded
22 November 2017
Fortis Hospital slaps Rs16 lakh bill on dead kids’ folks; minister vows action
21 November 2017
AIIMS to stop charging for X-Rays, tests costing under Rs500
17 November 2017
Chennai girl makes it to Forbes '30 under 30’ list with de-addiction tool
17 November 2017
Fortis set to buy Singapore-based RHT Health Trust for $711 mn
15 November 2017
Maharashtra joins with Tata hospital to launch online cancer tutorials
11 November 2017
Kolkata hospital fined Rs50,000 for overbilling, refusal to release body
04 November 2017
Patients report worse-care experience in GP practices owned by companies
03 November 2017
Tesla restores power at children’s hospital in Puerto Rico
26 October 2017
ICMR seeks end to indiscriminate use of stem cell for medical disorders
18 October 2017
ICMR tightens regulations for biomedical research
18 October 2017
Modi dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation
17 October 2017
Trump inks executive order to bypass Congress, undercut Obamacare
13 October 2017
Assam ties up with Tata Trusts for unique 3-tier cancer care grid
13 October 2017
World's 'better' countries have higher rates of cancer
12 October 2017
ICMR chief Soumya Swaminathan gets key role at WHO
04 October 2017
Govt raises retirement age of doctors to 65 years
27 September 2017
World’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed finally dies in an Abu Dhabi hospital
26 September 2017
Bariatric surgery failure in Chennai raises questions over the safety of the procedure
25 September 2017
NPPA urges better regulation of private hospitals
23 September 2017
5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics
19 September 2017
Gorakhpur hospital tragdedy: oxygen vendor arrested
18 September 2017
Kerala girl tests HIV positive allegedly after blood transfusion
16 September 2017
Stent prices slashed, but angioplasty costs yet to come down
08 September 2017
HC again bars Patanjali ads, this time for chyawanprash
08 September 2017
SC fines doctor for operating in nursing home sans ICU
08 September 2017
Another UP hospital tragedy: 49 kids die from lack of oxygen, drugs
04 September 2017
SC bars Fortis Healthcare promoters from selling pledged shares
31 August 2017
KEM Hospital flooded as rains play havoc with healthcare
30 August 2017
NPPA sends notices to 40 hospitals not displaying knee implant prices
26 August 2017
Negligence caused Gorakhpur child deaths: IMA panel
19 August 2017
Google acquires Indian professor’s health monitoring startup Senois Health
17 August 2017
Petrol pumps may soon sell drugs, groceries, IT services
17 August 2017
Govt slashes ceiling prices of knee implants by up to 69%
17 August 2017
Health officials confirm Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals
17 August 2017
60 children die in UP hospital for want of oxygen supplies
12 August 2017
UK Judges extend prison term of surgeon who scarred patients
04 August 2017
A large-scale 'germ trap' solution for hospitals
26 July 2017
MCI says 69 medical colleges barred from MBBS admissions
26 July 2017
Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like ingredient
21 July 2017
Fecal bacteria traces found in McDonald’s Burger King and KFC outlets in UK
21 July 2017
India tops Asia-Pacific in new AIDS infections: UN
21 July 2017
WHO report gives India high marks for fighting tobacco use
21 July 2017
Medical team finds 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye: report
18 July 2017
KKR takes 49% stake in Radiant Life Care
18 July 2017
UK ambulance service testing Skype-like video consultations with smartphone apps
17 July 2017
Unexpected hangover: Bihar liquor ban hits TB testing
17 July 2017
Medical devices like stents, valves must soon display MRP
30 June 2017
New US study finds depriving people of health insurance increases risk of premature death
28 June 2017
Lead found in 20% of baby food samples
17 June 2017
Brexit fallout: UK’s NHS faces major shortage of nurses
13 June 2017
Over a third of world population overweight; numbers rising
13 June 2017
After stents, FDA seeks crackdown on cataract lens prices
10 June 2017
Doctors help deliver gorilla baby via caesarean
08 June 2017
Even moderate drinking may hit brain functioning: study
07 June 2017
Hospitals, nursing homes hotbeds of Legionnaires’ disease
07 June 2017
WHO updates ‘essential drugs’ list, aims to fight superbugs
07 June 2017
Brisk walking could cut risk of dying from cancer: study
06 June 2017
Ohio sues five drug companies over role in opioid epidemic
02 June 2017
ACB raids Delhi secretariat, offices over Mishra allegations
01 June 2017
Zika in India; WHO confirms 3 reported cases in Ahmedabad
29 May 2017
Global health officials monitoring possible resurgence of Ebola virus in Congo
27 May 2017
PM calls for start-up ideas for innovative, cheaper medical devices
26 May 2017
India, Germany plan joint research in Ayurveda, alternative medicines
25 May 2017
Govt to set up new AIIMS at Kamrup in Assam
25 May 2017
Even one small glass of wine a day upped breast cancer risk in women: study
23 May 2017
Filtered cigarettes caused most increase in common lung cancer: study
23 May 2017
Apple working on new blood glucose monitoring device: report
20 May 2017
Pune doctors perform country's first successful uterus transplant
19 May 2017
India lags behind Lanka, Bangladesh in healthcare: study
19 May 2017
Increasing use of tech, gadgets putting children’s health at risk: Report
18 May 2017
Lancet study sees a spike in drug-resistant TB cases in India
11 May 2017
Tata Trusts to set up cancer facility in Tirupati in association with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
05 May 2017
Central Railway’s emergency clinics to offer treatment at Re1 per patient
05 May 2017
US healthcare logistics company Owens & Minor to buy Byram Healthcare
03 May 2017
Beware of assaulting AIIMS docs! They may know taekwondo
03 May 2017
Zota Healthcare raises over Rs58 crin record IPO on NSE’s SME platform
03 May 2017
FDA finds three Mumbai hospitals reusing single-use medical devices
27 April 2017
German healthcare giant Fresenius to buy US generic drugmaker Akorn for $4.75 bn
25 April 2017
Indian blood banks wasted over 28 lakh units of blood, blood components in five years
24 April 2017
Over two dozen doctors, pharmacists charged in kickback scheme
24 April 2017
Narayana Hrudayalaya to buy NewRise Healthcare from Panacea Biotec for Rs 180 cr
22 April 2017
Florida to fight mosquito menace by releasing thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes
20 April 2017
Govt mulls rules to make prescription of generic drugs mandatory
18 April 2017
Las Vegas to fight HIV with vending machines for needles
15 April 2017
Apple hires biomedical engineers to develop sensors to treat diabetes
13 April 2017
Strand Life Sciences launches blood test to detect cancer
12 April 2017
Doctors excited as heart pumps obviate need for transplants
11 April 2017
Drug abuse cases on the rise in post-prohibition Bihar
08 April 2017
Fresenius in talks to buy US generic drugmaker Akorn
08 April 2017
Cardinal Health close to buying Medtronic's medical supplies business for around $6 bn
06 April 2017
Apax Partners close to buying Israel’s aesthetic device company Syneron for $500 mn
03 April 2017
Bill to replace Obamacare fails as Trump’s Republicans rebel
25 March 2017
Many Maharashtra doctors ignore HC order, continue strike
24 March 2017
India has 25% of the world’s TB patients, 5 lakh die of it every year: report
23 March 2017
Return to work at once, HC tells striking Maharashtra docs
23 March 2017
Paraplegic moves around hospital in a tricycle for want of Rs100 to pay bribe for wheelchair
18 March 2017
Patients left stranded as Delhi’s AIIMS nurses go on strike
18 March 2017
National Health Policy to ensure universal access to quality healthcare
17 March 2017
PE firm American Securities to buy US heliservice firm Air Methods in $2.5-bn deal
15 March 2017
Lok Sabha passes bill to extend maternity leave to 26 weeks
10 March 2017
World’s heaviest woman undergoes life-saving surgery at Mumbai hospital
09 March 2017
38 killed, 70 hurt as ISIS terrorists attack Kabul hospital
09 March 2017
Google trains computers to detect breast cancer
07 March 2017
West Bengal moves to regulate private hospitals after Apollo excesses
03 March 2017
Safety at four in five UK hospital trusts not good enough: review
03 March 2017
Mizo MLA turns surgeon to save life of pregnant woman in govt hospital
25 February 2017
Brexit likely to see exodus of Eurpean docs from UK
23 February 2017
WHO successfully concludes assessment of India’s vaccine regulatory system
22 February 2017
Survival rate for Indian kids with cancer a poor 20%
15 February 2017
NHS collapsing despite increased spending: BBC
10 February 2017
US court blocks Anthem’s $54-bn acquisition of Cigna
09 February 2017
Sociopath surgeon facing charges of killing and paralysing patients
09 February 2017
Govt denies policy shift in national immunisation programme
08 February 2017
Iraqi woman undergoes complex surgery in Delhi connecting liver to heart
08 February 2017
Implant selling racket bared at Mumbai’s GT Hospital
08 February 2017
Study suggests immigrants provide better medical care than US doctors
07 February 2017
Ayush ministry sets up integrative cancer research unit at NICPR
04 February 2017
Brazil steps up yellow fever vaccination campaign in face of worst outbreak in decades
03 February 2017
US medical helicopter company Air Methods explores sale
03 February 2017
India is world’s leprosy capital, despite its ‘elimination’ in 2005
02 February 2017
Reckitt Benckiser in talks to buy baby formula maker Mead Johnson for $16.7 bn
02 February 2017
Crackdown on Mumbai hospitals overcharging for stents
31 January 2017
Italian eyewear giant Luxottica to buy Brazilian optical chain Oticas Carol
31 January 2017
US FDA warns against high belladonna content in certain homeopathic products
30 January 2017
A third of tests by private hospitals irrelevant: doctors at Tata Memorial meet
28 January 2017
The Delhi govt’s Mohalla Clinics praised by UN ex-secretary general Kofi Annan
28 January 2017
US court blocks health insurer Aetna $37-bn acquisition of Humana
24 January 2017
Trump moves promptly to scrap ‘Obamacare’, climate plan
21 January 2017
French lensmaker Essilor to buy Italy's Luxottica for $24 bn
17 January 2017
Luxottica and Essilor agree on €45-bn merger of equals: report
16 January 2017
Republicans gear up to scrap Obamacare with early win
14 January 2017
Three-month-old baby affected with swine flu virus in Telengana
12 January 2017
India to foot bill for vaccinating peacekeepers sent to Haiti without cholera vaccination
11 January 2017
Brookdale Senior Living in talks with private equity firm Blackstone Group
11 January 2017
Culling of fowl starts in Rourkela after bird flu virus found in domestic chicken
09 January 2017
New French law makes every citizen an organ donor
06 January 2017
AMA asks Republicans to show how they planned to replace Obamacare
04 January 2017
Obamacare on the block as US Congress session opens today
03 January 2017
Odisha orders poultry cull after bird flu outbreak
27 December 2016
Prestige Brands to buy women's healthcare products maker CB Fleet for $825 mn
23 December 2016
TPG Capital to buy US healthcare technology company Mediware Information Systems
21 December 2016
Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital records 100% 'cashless' transaction
17 December 2016
Lifeline Express upgraded with two new coaches; to start tour soon
09 December 2016
National Surgical Hospitals explores sale
09 December 2016
Patient safety under threat in UK as care crisis looms, GPs warn
28 November 2016
Ayush developing drugs for prevention and management of vector borne diseases
26 November 2016
Indian-American docs urge trump to reform medical liability
26 November 2016
Google and Novartis put off scheduled test of smart contact lens
22 November 2016
Monthly wage ceiling for ESIC cover raised from Rs15,000 to Rs21,000
22 November 2016
S Africa’s Life Healthcare to buy 95% in Alliance Medical for $727 mn
17 November 2016
Trump favours keeping parts of Affordable Care Act
14 November 2016
Siemens to spin off healthcare division, go for listing
10 November 2016
Bosch enters healthcare sector with first breath analyser for asthmatics
10 November 2016
Govt’s Amrut Scheme to make 2,000 medicines cheaper by up to 90%
07 November 2016
Care homes in UK accused of using strong arm tactics to silence complainants
04 November 2016
UK govt to use ‘debt collectors’ to recover money health tourists owed to NHS trusts
29 October 2016
AIIMS starts special psychiatric OPD to treat internet addiction
27 October 2016
Blackstone emerges lead bidder to acquire Team Health Holdings
19 October 2016
Over half a million heart surgery patients at risk of deadly infection
15 October 2016
India’s TB epidemic larger than previously thought: WHO
14 October 2016
IBM’s Watson Helps Employees Tackle Cancer
12 October 2016
Zuckerberg, wife Priscilla to put up $3bn ‘to end all diseases’
26 September 2016
New study ranks India lowly 143 in health parameters
23 September 2016
Shocking: top Ranchi hospital serves patient food on floor
23 September 2016
India accounted for a third of all maternal deaths in 2015: report
20 September 2016
Zydus Cadila to partner Takeda Pharmaceutical to develop and commercialise vaccine against chikungunya
20 September 2016
London museum slammed for ‘sex determination’ exhibit
15 September 2016
Delhi government in denial mode as dengue, chikungunya spread
14 September 2016
WHO regional meet in Colmobo pledges to curb Junk food consumption
09 September 2016
BRICS workshop in Bengaluru to showcase global Ayush on 10-11 Sept
09 September 2016
Cisco ties up with Narayana Health for remote services
09 September 2016
WHO extends Zika emergency as Singapore count rises to 189
03 September 2016
UN health officials warn of gonorrhea becoming untreatable
31 August 2016
Australia, others issue travel warnings after Singapore Zika outbreak
30 August 2016
Cabinet clears bill to ban commercialisation of surrogacy
25 August 2016
Zika virus could be around for two more years in US: expert
23 August 2016
Surgeons in Amritsar remove 40 knives from man’s stomach
23 August 2016
Toshiba Medical enters race to buy Takeda Pharmaceutical’s chemical unit
22 August 2016
Saudi Arabia rues MSF decision to pull out of Yemen
20 August 2016
Fortis splits hospital and diagnostics businesses
20 August 2016
DEA to make it easier for researchers to obtain marijuana
12 August 2016
Green corridors help success rate of organ transplants
12 August 2016
Kidney racket: Hiranandani appoints E&Y for audit
12 August 2016
5 more Hiranandani docs held in organ sale racket
12 August 2016
NITI Aayog panel suggests regulatory reforms in medical education
11 August 2016
Obamacare helping poor patients visit doctors and seek medical aid
09 August 2016
Air pollution hurts lung cancer patients most: study
06 August 2016
As many as 25 Patanjali ads in violation of norms
30 July 2016
“Health supplements” could adversely affect health: report
30 July 2016
Government vows to make generic prescriptions mandatory
29 July 2016
US diagnostics firm Laboratory Corp to buy Sequenom
28 July 2016
Heart-stopping: Kochi docs perform rare cancer surgery
26 July 2016
Drug makers rip off taxpayers with pricey drugs for Medicare beneficiaries
25 July 2016
Unqualified ‘quack’ doctors rampant in India: WHO
25 July 2016
New LifeHover App makes ambulance services fast and easy
23 July 2016
Swiss healthcare group Galenica to buy US biotech company Relypsa for $1.53 bn
22 July 2016
Four out of 5 India's rural 'doctors' are quacks: WHO
18 July 2016
Apollo ties up with Stanford for diabetes study in South Asia
12 July 2016
Kidney racket in India well organised, hard to bust
09 July 2016
Theranos penalised, Holmes banned from owning labs
08 July 2016
Gulf-based NRI tycoon buys Delhi’s Rockland Hospitals
06 July 2016
Mallya to quit as chairman of Bayer CropScience
22 June 2016
Patients get aspirin when they need blood thinner: study
21 June 2016
Affordable cancer care project launched in Maharashtra
17 June 2016
Retirement age of medical officers in central govt service raised to 65 years
16 June 2016
Special drive in Telengana after polio virus found in sewage water in Hyderabad
15 June 2016
Fortis arm slapped Rs503-cr penalty in land case
13 June 2016
MSF helps bring promising new TB treatments to India
10 June 2016
Act now to prevent AIDS rebound, warns UN chief
10 June 2016
India supplying over 80% of drugs to combat AIDS: Nadda
10 June 2016
Envision Healthcare and AmSurg in advanced merger talks
09 June 2016
Youth dies as hair transplant goes badly awry
08 June 2016
NHS England to not fund drug that helps prevent HIV
02 June 2016
Two-thirds of Americans shun clinical drug trials: survey
25 May 2016
Failing antibiotics could kill millions, says report
24 May 2016
Lancet slammed for publishing paper supporting salt consumption
21 May 2016
Onex Corp once again puts Carestream Health for sale
19 May 2016
Piramal Enterprises eyes de-merger of financial services business
17 May 2016
Amazon to expand private label business to grocery
17 May 2016
India, WHO in pact for global promotion of Ayurveda, Yoga
16 May 2016
US FDA rewriting rules on what ‘healthy’ foods mean
13 May 2016
Elderly getting hospital discharged before being medically fit: NHS watchdog
11 May 2016
Chinese buyout firms in the race for Canadian nutrition and weight-loss products maker Iovate Health
11 May 2016
Gilead gets Indian patent for hepatitis drug Sofosbuvir
10 May 2016
Doctors unite to seek major overhaul of MCI
07 May 2016
Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova to buy retailer AudioNova for $950 mn
05 May 2016
Chinese authorities investigate Baidu over student's death from cancer
05 May 2016
Indian hospital in tests to bring dead back to life
05 May 2016
Ramdev's Patanjali sees revenue doubling to Rs10,000 cr in FY17
27 April 2016
CRI sets up India’s first GMP-compliant vaccine facility at Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
25 April 2016
WHO says polio could be wiped out in a year
13 April 2016
UK to hire 400 doctors from India to tackle shortage
12 April 2016
Homeopathic docs up in arms against Bihar prohibition
07 April 2016
India finally decides to get rid of foreign-funded health consultants
06 April 2016
Direct selling industry cheers FSSAI directive on nutraceuticals
04 April 2016
IMA calls for implementation of 85 per cent PWH rule for tobacco products
29 March 2016
Government notifies new rules for management of bio-medical waste
28 March 2016
Doctors hail MMC’s suspension of two Mumbai doctors offering money-back schemes
26 March 2016
India among 5 countries working on Zika vaccine: WHO
23 March 2016
Origin Tech to derail Thermo Fisher’s bid for Affymetrix with $1.5 bn competing offer
19 March 2016
Canon to buy Toshiba's medical equipment business for $5.9 bn
17 March 2016
Zika emerging a greater scourge with each passing day
12 March 2016
Nasscom engages corporates in `TB-Free India’ campaign
09 March 2016
Canon close to buying Toshiba’s medical equipment unit
09 March 2016
PE firm Frazier Healthcare Partners explores sale of PCI Pharma Services
08 March 2016
Leprosy treatment pioneer Dr Thomas Herald Rea dies of cancer at 86
07 March 2016
Fujifilm and Canon top contenders to buy Toshiba’s medical-device business
04 March 2016
India, US partner research on traditional medicines to fight cancer
04 March 2016
New Health Protection Scheme to provide health cover up to Rs 1 lakh per family announced.
29 February 2016
Patients group voice concern over high price of new drug-resistant TB drug
26 February 2016
Mauritius PM undergoes eye surgery at Hyderabad’s Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals
26 February 2016
Budget 2016: Pharma & healthcare companies look to tax sops, infra status
26 February 2016
Fortis Healthcare looking for new investors in pathology chain SRL Diagnostics
19 February 2016
Wipro acquires US firm HealthPlan Services for $460 mn
12 February 2016
Hospital chains now focusing on remote healthcare
08 February 2016
Zika in Europe: pregnant Spanish woman infected
05 February 2016
WHO declares global emergency as Zika virus spreads
02 February 2016
Threat of `Zika’ looms as virus spreads across South America and beyond
27 January 2016
Suitors in race to buy Toshiba's medical equipment unit valued at over $3 bn
27 January 2016
Karnataka eats crow on ICU luxury tax
21 January 2016
Thermo Fisher to buy Affymetrix for $1.3 bn
11 January 2016
Narayana Hrudayalaya debuts at 34% premium on BSE
07 January 2016
Lumos Lab fined over “brain training” games claims
06 January 2016
Care24 launches new initiative for New year's eve revellers
31 December 2015
Centre setting up homoeo, unani research centres in Navi Mumbai
29 December 2015
Industry funds six times more clinical trials than the US government: researchers
17 December 2015
World Bank provides $1.5-bn support to Clean India mission
16 December 2015
Air ambulances for medical emergencies in offing
15 December 2015
India worst among BRICS nations on health indicators: Lancet study
14 December 2015
India needs radical restructuring of its health care delivery system: report
12 December 2015
Mexico approves world’s first anti-dengue vaccine
11 December 2015
Preventative oral care can keep the dentist away
08 December 2015
Girl twins die a day after vaccination in Bengaluru
07 December 2015
Half a million people die of foodborne illness each year: WHO report
07 December 2015
TB Alliance, WHO launch child-friendly TB drugs
04 December 2015
Outdated policies and practices risking further spread of drug-resistant TB: MSF
04 December 2015
Ambala doctor booked in botched eye surgery case
03 December 2015
India vows to restore central funding for AIDS control
02 December 2015
Injectable vaccine to prevent polio re-emergence launched
30 November 2015
Kochi hospital performing trachea transplant surgery
30 November 2015
UK to set up $1 billion fund to fight malaria
23 November 2015
Harvard panel slams WHO over slow response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa
23 November 2015
Doctors use Google Glass to restore blood flow to a patient's blocked right coronary artery
21 November 2015
17 hospitals sue New Jersey to block Horizon’s OMNIA plan
20 November 2015
Centre’s AMRIT to sell cancer drugs 50 to 60% cheaper
16 November 2015
450 hospitals to pay over $250 mn for Medicare fraud
02 November 2015
Shampoo, cosmetics ingredient can cause breast cancer
02 November 2015
Too much TV leads to 8 different kinds of death
28 October 2015
Medical errors in surgeries common: US study
28 October 2015
CSIR launches scientifically validated anti-diabetes herbal drug
26 October 2015
UAE’s Al Noor agrees to deal with Mediclinic of South Africa
15 October 2015
Sion Hospital doc in tizzy as ‘dead’ man comes alive
12 October 2015
In major change, US adds thousands of medical codes
06 October 2015
Healthcare providers in India to spend $1.2 bn on IT in 2015
28 September 2015
Bengaluru boy gets new lease of life after double transplant
24 September 2015
Fortis co-founder Shivinder Singh steps down to join spiritual organisation
24 September 2015
2 Chinese youths try to sell kidneys for iPhones
16 September 2015
More rural Indian kids get vaccinated than urban ones
15 September 2015
Delhi kid refused dengue treatment; toll rises to 11
15 September 2015
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield reports massive breach of its IT systems
14 September 2015
FSSAI bars selling of health supplements as medicines
14 September 2015
IBM Watson Health, Teva Pharma tie up for Cloud solutions
12 September 2015
Alzheimer could be passed on through surgery: study
10 September 2015
WHO warns against indiscriminate use of antibiotics
09 September 2015
FDA clears digital stethoscope for US market
04 September 2015
CDC finds most adults’ hearts older than their age
03 September 2015
Jalandhar police book National Kidney Hospital owners in kidney racket
01 September 2015
Govt to remove duty anomalies in medical devices sector
29 August 2015
Malaysia’s IHH buys 73.4% stake in Global Hospitals for Rs1,284 cr
29 August 2015
CBI hooks Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot, others in ambulance scam FIR
29 August 2015
Phaneesh Murthy launches healthcare solution
26 August 2015
Intel to launch Collaborative Cancer Cloud to fight cancer
24 August 2015
US FDA approves “female Viagra”
19 August 2015
All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi to become functional by 2016: minister
14 August 2015
New intraocular lens helps cataract-affected see better
07 August 2015
Hospital chains sue state over NJ’s new paramedic law
29 July 2015
PM talks of cashless treatment for accident victims, new road safety policy
27 July 2015
Centre moves expert team to Assam to help combat Japanese Encephalitis
25 July 2015
St. Jude Medical in talks to buy smaller rival Thoratec Corp
22 July 2015
Delhi govt approves home-to-hospital free ambulance and trauma care service
17 July 2015
Cuba is world's first to eliminate mother-to-child HIV infection
02 July 2015
Climate change threatens to undermine last 50 year of health gains
24 June 2015
Lindane, DDT and herbicide 2,4-D cause cancer, says WHO arm
23 June 2015
Samsung chief apologises for MERS failings at group hospital
23 June 2015
Over 23% blood samples in 2014 tested positive for lead poisoning: Mumbai lab
11 June 2015
MERS cases in South Korea rise to 95, seven dead
09 June 2015
US surgeons perform unprecedented kidney swap on nine individuals
06 June 2015
FDA panel recommends approval for female equivalent of Viagra
05 June 2015
US drug distributor Cardinal Health to buy Harvard Drug Group for $1.12 bn
05 June 2015
First-ever successful skull and scalp transplant reported
05 June 2015
Apollo Hospitals enters NE with 51% stake in Assam Hospitals
03 June 2015
S Korea reports two MERS deaths
02 June 2015
Diabetes screening will overwhelm India's health system: study
20 May 2015
Danaher to acquire filtration systems major Pall for $13.6 bn
14 May 2015
Air pollution choking children in urban India: Survey
05 May 2015
WHO sets up field office in Nepal’s Gorkha dist for unreachable survivors
04 May 2015
WHO mobilizes funds for long-term spinal cord treatment after Nepal earthquake
04 May 2015
Siemens healthcare unit under bribery probe in China
04 May 2015
Japan's elders to get iPads to support healthcare
02 May 2015
Fortis to sell Singapore subsidiary to Fullerton for Rs530 crore
02 May 2015
Advent International in talks to sell entire majority stake in CARE Hospitals
29 April 2015
Ella Foundation claims breakthrough in Ebola vaccine research
27 April 2015
SAARC countries to strengthen health cooperation
24 April 2015
US nursing homes drugs provider Omnicare explores sale
23 April 2015
Vivek Murthy takes charge as US Surgeon General
23 April 2015
Goa-based psychiatrist Vikram Patel in Time’s 100 most influential list
18 April 2015
Bird flu hits poultry farms in Telangana’s Rangareddy district
16 April 2015
IBM-Apple venture to provide data analytics to healthcare sector
15 April 2015
MAX Healthcare, Australia’s Deakin University to collaborate on health data mining
14 April 2015
India soon to unveil new drugs for malaria, diabetes: minister
14 April 2015
UK forecast warns of outbreak of drug-resistant bugs that could kill 80,000 people
09 April 2015
Ventas buys Ardent Healthcare for $1.75 bn
07 April 2015
CDC study points to high salt content of packaged and processed food
04 April 2015
UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefit firm Catamaran for $12.8 bn
31 March 2015
Drug-resistant TB could kill 75 million people by 2050
27 March 2015
Jaslok docs perform twin path-breaking brain surgeries
26 March 2015
Hospital in Kerala’s Kochi sets record in robotic surgeries
26 March 2015
Malaysia's IHH Healthcare acquires 51% in Hyderabad’s Continental Hospitals for Rs282 cr
24 March 2015
Tenet Healthcare close to buying United Surgical Partners for more than $2.5 bn
23 March 2015
Kochi hand transplant wins global endorsement
19 March 2015
Bupa to up stake in Max India to 49%
13 March 2015
First Indian vaccine against Rotavirus launched
10 March 2015
US PE firm TPG to buy Manipal Health stake worth Rs900 crore
27 February 2015
Sec 144 clamped in Ahmedabad as swine flu gets out of control
25 February 2015
Pune's AiMS Hospital and Philips Healthcare launch first chest pain clinic
23 February 2015
Swine flu: 812 dead, over 13,688 under attack, and still raging
23 February 2015
Swine flu: Rajasthan varsity shut, Kashmir sees deaths
18 February 2015
Swine flu toll climbs to 624; February deaths at 300
18 February 2015
Apollo Hospitals inks healthcare pact with Ghana government
17 February 2015
US to withdraw cholesterol guidelines as egg consumption falls
16 February 2015
Sequoia, Matrix invest in Bangalore-based search engine that locates doctors
12 February 2015
NHS scandal: whistleblowers face threats, finds official report
11 February 2015
Swine flu claims 4 in Mumbai as national toll crosses 100
06 February 2015
Hackers strike US health insurance giant Anthem; steal millions of personal data
05 February 2015
Global cancer cases to rise 70% in next 20 years: WHO
05 February 2015
Mylan to buy Famy women’s healthcare business
03 February 2015
UK’s NHS ties up with Mohan Foundation for organ donations
31 January 2015
California health officials confirm 79 measles cases in state
29 January 2015
Persistent heartburn possible cancer sign: PHE England
28 January 2015
Study links common over-the-counter drugs to dementia
28 January 2015
British Heart Foundation calls for ban on food ads
28 January 2015
Swine flu claims 15 in Gujarat, 5 in Haryana and 2 in Delhi
24 January 2015
Jodhpur hospital reports first possible Ebola death, another dies in AIIMS
21 January 2015
Another first for Kochi’s AIMS: small bowel transplantation
20 January 2015
Kochi’s AIMS docs carry out India’s first hand transplant
15 January 2015
Anger greets UK Cancer Drugs Fund's move to cut back on number of drugs
14 January 2015
eLearning as good as traditional training for health professionals
13 January 2015
IMA issues set of guidelines for tackling swine flu
03 January 2015
Some Parkinson patients may benefit from regular exercise: study
02 January 2015
Draft national health policy aims at more than doubling public health spending to 2.5% of GDP
01 January 2015
2014: Ebola renders waste most of Sierra Leone and Liberia
31 December 2014
Govt hospitals fully equipped to deal with swine flue, says Nadda
29 December 2014
HP announces expansion of cloud-enabled eHealth centres
23 December 2014
Madison Dearborn Partners in talks to buy majority stake in Walgreen’s infusion business for $1 bn
20 December 2014
US FDA includes ‘loss of pleasure’ in junk food calorie count
09 December 2014
EU regulators disapprove GVK Bio’s clinical trials
06 December 2014
Ebola virus gives birth to a new vaccine
28 November 2014
Experimental vaccine against Ebola proves effective in trial
27 November 2014
Tata Memorial recommends 12 cancer drugs for price control
25 November 2014
No Ebola cases in India; 62 hospitals identified for treatment: minister
25 November 2014
Hand driers spread more germs than paper towels, finds study
24 November 2014
Fresenius, Permira table joint bid for Danone’s medical nutrition unit
20 November 2014
Royalty Pharma to buy cystic fibrosis drug from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for $3.3 bn
20 November 2014
Ebola survivor from Liberia quarantined at Delhi airport
19 November 2014
Commerce ministry proposes relaxation of FDI rules for medical devices manufacturing
14 November 2014
Doc blames bad drugs for sterilisation deaths; toll mounts to 14
13 November 2014
Admission to wrong hospital for cardiac arrest bankrupts woman
13 November 2014
AIMMS docs carry out India’s first complex jaw implant
11 November 2014
Indian healthcare providers to spend $1.1 bn on IT in 2014
10 November 2014
Herbalife settles class action lawsuit for running pyramid scheme
01 November 2014
IBM to help boost Cleveland Clinic's genomic research for cancer care pilot
31 October 2014
Breakthrough in leukemia treatment comes at heavy cost
27 October 2014
Mali reports first Ebola death as global toll nears 5,000
25 October 2014
India lags in medical research: PM
20 October 2014
Concerns rise after Dallas health worker gets Ebola
14 October 2014
WHO warns of more Ebola deaths as toll rises to over 4,000
11 October 2014
UK to send extra troops, aircraft and naval vessel to help counter Ebola
09 October 2014
Dengue incidence in India 300 times higher than reported: study
09 October 2014
Becton Dickinson to acquire CareFusion for $12.2 bn
06 October 2014
Doctors to launch campaign against overuse of antibiotics
27 September 2014
Sierra Leone’s 72-hour shutdown to contain Ebola draws criticism
22 September 2014
Cognizant to acquire US healthcare IT services firm TriZetto for $2.7 bn in cash
15 September 2014
US healthcare conglomerate Danaher Corp to buy Nobel Biocare Holding AG for $2.2 bn
15 September 2014
Fortis to sell RadLink-Asia to Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare for $108mn
13 September 2014
FDA approves new weight loss pill Contrave
11 September 2014
Ebola scare shows Australia’s health strategy working
11 September 2014
Reliance Foundation in pact with Chicago University on training doctors
09 September 2014
Experimental vaccine protects monkeys against Ebola for 10 months
08 September 2014
AIIMS opens online / mobile appointments system for OPD services
04 September 2014
CDC chief calls for global action to check spread of Ebola
03 September 2014
Global response to Ebola inadequate, says medical charity MSF
28 August 2014
Ebola alert: 16 Indians landing from Liberia cleared; one isolated
27 August 2014
Centre proposes 6 AIIMS-grade super-speciality hospitals in UP under PMSSY-3
25 August 2014
Restrictions worsening Ebola crisis: Aid worker
22 August 2014
Nigerian dies of suspected Ebola in UAE en route to India
19 August 2014
Maharashtra puts districts on alert over Ebola cases
14 August 2014
Doctor-pharma nexus to prescribe needless, costly drugs exposed
13 August 2014
US drug firms get WHO backing for Ebola drug trials in West Africa
13 August 2014
US agrees to Liberia plea for samples of experimental Ebola drug
12 August 2014
Mumbai man suspected to have contracted Ebola virus
11 August 2014
Diabetes drug metformin could have unexpected benefits: study
11 August 2014
Number of Ebola-hit rises to 1,825, but virus can be controlled: WHO
11 August 2014
Study points to danger from astronauts taking sleep medication
11 August 2014
Mumbai sets up Ebola centre in Jogeshwari
09 August 2014
India opens 24-hour helpline to fight Ebola threat
09 August 2014
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp to buy Griffin-American Health Care
06 August 2014
Rampant mis-prescription of antibiotics in UK despite known hazards
05 August 2014
World Bank pledges $200 mn to combat Ebola; India silent
05 August 2014
Ebola-hit US charity doc ‘better’ but survival uncertain
04 August 2014
In a first, Delhi docs use robots to fix serious spinal disease
02 August 2014
No alert from India yet as Ebola virus continues its invasion
01 August 2014
French hospital to provide fine wines, liquor for terminal patients
01 August 2014
Apollo Hospital joins with Strand Life Sciences for genomic testing
25 July 2014
Healthscope share sale raises A$2.2 bn
25 July 2014
Novartis, Google tie-up to license “smart lens” technology
16 July 2014
NCDRC orders Chandigarh doc to pay negligent treatment victim Rs70 lakh
04 July 2014
HP announces expansion of cloud-enabled eHealth centres
04 July 2014
Cameron calls for global action to tackle growing threat of antibiotics resistance
02 July 2014
Cost audit now mandatory for realty firms, hospitals and educational institutions
01 July 2014
Australian doc’s study on graft in Indian healthcare draws much support
26 June 2014
UK health service docs face jail for mistreating patients
14 June 2014
Carlyle seeks to sell float UK's Integrated Dental Holdings in $1.68 bn deal
13 May 2014
Ramsay Health, Credit Agricole bid €910 mn for French healthcare group Generale de Sante
12 May 2014
Amgen, AstraZeneca announce success of psoriasis drug trial
10 May 2014
UK’s NHS under fire for wasting money on diabetes patients
07 May 2014
Asthma patients in UK dying needlessly due to poor medical care: report
06 May 2014
Obamacare reduces uninsured rate to lowest since 2008
06 May 2014
US, UK authorities tracking co-passengers of US health worker with MERS virus
05 May 2014
Greater investment needed to check malaria: WHO
25 April 2014
US FDA to propose new rules to regulate e- cigarettes
24 April 2014
Federal investigation launched into Herablife Ltd business activities
12 April 2014
Nestle, Fresenius emerge frontrunners for Danone’s Medical Nutrition unit
04 April 2014
Senior AIIMS doc complains of poor quality drugs at hospital
29 March 2014
CVC Capital acquires optical retail chain Synsam Nordic
26 March 2014
Temasek in advanced talks to buy stake in Li Ka-shing's A S Watson Co
21 March 2014
Ministry debars 5 hospitals for ignoring CGHS cards
20 March 2014
New India Assurance targets health sector for revenue growth
15 March 2014
Reckitt Benckiser to buy the K-Y intimate lubricant brand from Johnson & Johnson
11 March 2014
AZoi launches health tracker Wello
08 March 2014
Cinven eyes $2.5 bn from sale of UK hospital chain Spire Healthcare
07 March 2014
High-protein diet as bad as smoking: Study
05 March 2014
Indian healthcare sector to spend $1.08 bn on IT In 2014
03 March 2014
Bayer to buy Chinese traditional herbal medicine maker Dihon Pharmaceutical
28 February 2014
Overdose of mineral supplements sharply increases risk of prostate cancer: Study
22 February 2014
Parliament finally clears easier access to pain-killer morphine
22 February 2014
CCI slaps Rs3.81-crore penalty on Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital
21 February 2014
Citic Private Equity weighs plan to buy medical devices maker Biosensors
19 February 2014
Starr Investment consortium in pact to buy MultiPlan for reported $4.4 bn
18 February 2014
Starr Investment close to buying US healthcare services firm MultiPlan for $4.4 bn
17 February 2014
US pharma cos want clinical trial regulations in India lifted
15 February 2014
Danone eyes sale of medical nutrition business worth €3 bn
13 February 2014
KKR to buy US optical company National Vision for reported $1 bn plus
08 February 2014
HCL enters healthcare with HCL Avitas
06 February 2014
India among bottom five countries in healthcare spending: report
01 February 2014
Google adds prescription glasses to Google Glass
29 January 2014
Thousands of elderly cancer patients “written off” : Leading UK charity
24 January 2014
McKesson Corp secures acquisition of German drugs distributor Celesio in new deal
24 January 2014
Aravind Eye Care to set up hospital in Nigeria
22 January 2014
National Cancer Centre coming up near Chandigarh: prime minister
02 January 2014
The Carlyle Group Invests in Indian hospital and healthcare provider Global Health
20 December 2013
Indian Bank, Apollo Hospitals jointly launch health card
06 December 2013
UK hospitals get another regulatory blast for shoddy services
22 November 2013
Domtar Corp to buy Spanish diaper maker Laboratorios Indas
20 November 2013
US FDA to phase out trans fats from food on health concerns
08 November 2013
French ophthalmic lenses maker Essilor to buy Costa
08 November 2013
Nestle to sell Jenny Craig weight management businesses to North Castle Partners
07 November 2013
Indian Healthcare providers to spend $1 bn on IT in 2013
17 October 2013
Fortis to sell Hong Kong-based Quality Healthcare to Bupa for $355 mn
15 October 2013
German nicotine-patch maker LTS Lohmann receives several bids
12 October 2013
Indian initiative Avahan Aids may have prevented 600,000 HIV infections over 10 years
30 September 2013
Nestle SA considering selling sports nutrition brand PowerBar: report
28 September 2013
Panasonic to sell health-care unit to KKR & Co for $1.67 bn
27 September 2013
Largest US home health provider Gentiva to buy Harden Healthcare
19 September 2013
Google Glass enters operation theatre in Chennai hospital
18 September 2013
Germany’s Fresenius to buy 43 hospitals from Rhoen-Klinikum for $4.1 bn
13 September 2013
KKR & Co emerges as lead contender for Panasonic's healthcare unit
06 September 2013
Consortium led by KKR & Co plans to invest Rs500-600 crore in Apollo Hospitals: report
05 September 2013
UK's Royal College seeks reforms in NHS treatment of elderly
03 September 2013
Rights commission frames guidelines for clinical trials
21 August 2013
Fortis completes sale of stake in Vietnam hospital chain
21 August 2013
Health ministry revokes suspension notification against diabetes drug, pioglitazone
02 August 2013
US hospital chain Community Health to buy Health Management Associates for $3.9 bn
30 July 2013
Bain Capital set to acquire Plasma Resoruces UK for £200 million
20 July 2013
UK hospitals relying more on fee-paying patients; critics slam `two-tier’ NHS
18 July 2013
UK's National Health Service indicted for high death rates
16 July 2013
Abbott to acquire stent maker IDEV Technologies for $310 mn
15 July 2013
Abbott buying OptiMedica for $400 mn to enter laser cataract surgery market
15 July 2013
Ireland finally allows abortion in dire cases
12 July 2013
UK government health service NHS could hit £30-billion funding gap
11 July 2013
Bone marrow transplant busts HIV in two patients
04 July 2013
Long term night shift work, a risk factor for breast cancer: Study
03 July 2013
UK hospitals watchdog faces credibility crisis after scandal suppression
20 June 2013
UK health service doctors under fire for evading disclosure
14 June 2013
Johnson & Johnson recalling birth control pill Cilest
06 June 2013
Cooper to sell Japanese hard contact lens business to Nippon Contact Lens
03 June 2013
Valeant to acquire Bausch & Lomb for $8.7 bn
27 May 2013
Canada’s Valeant in talks to buy Bausch & Lomb for $9 bn
25 May 2013
Hospitals gain as patients in ICU develop infections: study
24 May 2013
Toshiba, KKR eye Panasonic Corp's healthcare business: report
24 May 2013
Australian court clears Fortis’s Rs1,452-cr sale of Dental Corp to Bupa
24 May 2013
GE-Wipro consortium to upgrade Maharashtra healthcare infrastructure
18 May 2013
Bayer AG to acquire herbal drug maker Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk
17 May 2013
UK's emergency medical services may collapse under rising pressure, warn experts
16 May 2013
First indigenous Indian rotavirus vaccine unveiled
14 May 2013
Goldman Sachs to invest Rs109.74 crore in BPL Medical Technologies
13 May 2013
Johnson & Johnson’s plant licence revoked on quality concerns
04 May 2013
Bayer to acquire contraception device maker Conceptus for $1.1 bn
29 April 2013
First lab-on-chip to detect multiple tropical infections launched
26 April 2013
Bain Capital, Thomas Lee Partners left in the race for Carestream Health: report
26 April 2013
Vaccines hold hope in fight against malaria
25 April 2013
GlaxoSmithKline plans to sell Lucozade and Ribena soft drink brands
24 April 2013
Over 50 % patients infected with new type of bird flu had no contact with poultry: WHO
19 April 2013
Roper Industries to acquire Managed Health Care Associates for $1 bn
18 April 2013
Cipla launches first biosimilar drug for rheumatic disorders
17 April 2013
New Chinese bird flu kills six; not very contagious says WHO
06 April 2013
Piramal Enterprises joins hands with Tata Memorial for cancer research
03 April 2013
Shire expands opthalmology business with $160-mn acquisition of SARcode Bioscience
26 March 2013
US eye care firm Bausch & Lomb files for IPO
23 March 2013
India tops in child deaths due to bad water, sanitation
22 March 2013
Court directs railways to consider emergency medical centres at stations
20 March 2013
Govt hikes rates payable for angioplasty under CGHS
19 March 2013
Temasek Holdings invests in Bangalore’s cancer care chain HealthCare Global Enterprises
11 March 2013
Elan Corp snubs Royalty Pharma, goes ahead with $1 bn share buyback program
09 March 2013
World Bank bars L&T for six months over tender fraud
09 March 2013
Born with HIV, child cured in the US
04 March 2013
BAT to introduce alternative nicotine product in UK next year
01 March 2013
Indian healthcare providers to spend Rs5,700 crore on IT In 2013
21 February 2013
Healthcare whistleblower fears losing everything after speaking out against “culture of fear”
15 February 2013
Endo Health Solutions in talks to sell itself: report
31 January 2013
Narayana Hrudayalaya proposes health cover at Rs20 per month
19 January 2013
IPO seen valuing Pfizer’s animal health unit at $12.5 billion
19 January 2013
Doctors in UK approve use of Exogen for stubborn bone fractures
10 January 2013
DNA pioneer James Watson slams cancer research establishment
09 January 2013
Cosmic radiation could trigger Alzheimer’s in astronauts: Study
01 January 2013
Pune hosts ICMR’s state-of-the-art bio-safety lab
28 December 2012
‘PE funds quadrupled healthcare investment this year’
27 December 2012
Callous neglect at NHS hospital shocks UK
24 December 2012
After Savita’s death, Ireland to clarify abortion laws
19 December 2012
Hospitals in UK to publish death statistics of doctors
18 December 2012
Fortis Healthcare to sell entire stake in Australia’s Dental Corp to UK’s Bupa Plc for $285 mn
17 December 2012
Indian healthcare sector to touch $155 billion by 2017: study
10 December 2012
GSK Consumer Healthcare share buyback opens on 17 January
05 December 2012
Danone looks to double India sales in 3 years
29 November 2012
Glaxo makes open offer to hike stake in Indian arm
26 November 2012
Baxter International in talks to buy Swedish medical-equipment maker Gambro for $4 bn
24 November 2012
Savita death: Irish cabinet to see panel’s report today
20 November 2012
Savita death: Ireland in no hurry to change laws
16 November 2012
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to buy majority stake in Heartland Dental Care
06 November 2012
Roche’s patent on Hepatitis C drug set aside
02 November 2012
US healthcare firm McKesson buys PSS World Medical for $2.1 bn
26 October 2012
Austria’s Semperit launches $197 mn bid for Malaysian medical glove maker Latexx
09 October 2012
UnitedHealth to buy 90 % in Brazil's Amil Participacoes for $4.9 bn
08 October 2012
VLCC Healthcare in talks s to buy Malaysia’s Wyann in a Rs 100-crore-plus deal: report
08 October 2012
PE firm Apax Partners in talks to sell stake in Apollo Hospitals: report
28 September 2012
Danaher acquires diagnostic systems maker Iris for $338 mn
18 September 2012
Germany's Fresenius drops $4.09 bn bid for rival Rhoen-Klinikum
04 September 2012
Dr Batra's to raise Rs100 crore in private equity
30 August 2012
Health Care REIT to acquire rival Sunrise Senior Living for $845 million
23 August 2012
Ozone Pharma offers Rs2-a-day cure for hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol
22 August 2012
Goldman Sachs, New Enterprise Associates invest Rs298.5 crore in Nova Medical
13 August 2012
Plan panel move to ‘privatise’ health care raises hackles
09 August 2012
Cipla, DNDi to jointly develop new drug for HIV-positive infants
21 July 2012
San Francisco to host AIDS conference for first time after US lifts ban on HIV positive travellers
21 July 2012
US slams India for allowing generic version of cancer drug
14 July 2012
KKR to acquire 63% in Australian healthcare provider GenesisCare
27 June 2012
Walgreen to acquire 45 % in Alliance Boots for $6.7 billion
19 June 2012
Aamir Khan to address parliamentary panel
19 June 2012
EQT buying German bandage and plaster cast maker BSN Medical for $2.2 bn
11 June 2012
Pfizer prepares IPO for its animal healthcare unit
08 June 2012
US health insurer WellPoint buying eyewear retailer 1-800 Contacts for $900 million: report
04 June 2012
No buyers for Germany's bankrupt 2,800-drugstore chain Schlecker
02 June 2012
Bill Gates, Akhilesh Yadav meet to discuss UP healthcare
30 May 2012
Angelo, Gordon & Co to buy Japanese sushi restaurant chain Benihana for 296 mn
23 May 2012
French group Accor to sell US budget hotel business to Blackstone for $1.9 bn
22 May 2012
Fortis in talks over control of Wockhardt Hospitals: report
21 May 2012
Dialysis clinic operator DaVita to buy HealthCare Partners for $4.42 bn
21 May 2012
Swiss dental company Straumann to buy 49% in Brazil's Neodent for $277 mn
17 May 2012
Piramal to buy US healthcare data firm Decision Resources for Rs3,400 crore
16 May 2012
Towers Watson to acquire Extend Health for $435 million
14 May 2012
Healthcare sector growth fuels IBM’s expansion in Russia
12 May 2012
Regulator giving drug trials the go by: House panel
10 May 2012
German health care firm Fresenius launches $4.09 bn bid for rival Rhoen-Klinikum
26 April 2012
Max India to divest BOPP business: Reports
23 April 2012
SXC Health Solutions to buy Catalyst Health Solutions for $4.4 bn
18 April 2012
Anil Agarwal’s son Agnivesh buys controlling stake in Primex Healthcare
17 April 2012
Covidien to acquire Israel-based Oridion Systems for $300 million
05 April 2012
Fortis in talks to sell 15 - 20 % stake to Carlyle and TPG Capital: report
29 March 2012
Singapore wealth fund GIC takes minority stake in Vasan Healthcare for Rs498 crore
15 March 2012
£1.40-a-day pill may hold promise for heart patients
07 March 2012
Australia’s Rapid Nutrition to acquire 74 % stake in Cheminnova Remedies
29 February 2012
Generic drugs to bve available through public health system: Azad
27 February 2012
Fortis Healthcare invests Rs274 crore in two colorectal centres in Singapore
04 February 2012
Slow growth for healthcare sector in 2012, says Fitch
03 February 2012
Aanjaneya Lifecare acquires Apex Drugs in a Rs250-crore deal
02 February 2012
Fortis acquires majority stake in Singapore’s RadLink-Asia for Rs245 crore
01 February 2012
McKesson Corp to acquire Katz Group Canada’s pharmacy assets for $918 mn
31 January 2012
IRDA vows streamlining of health insurance
25 January 2012
California University's health unit acquires Nevada Cancer Institute
24 January 2012
Yash Birla to invest Rs13,000-cr in energy, wellness in Andhra
13 January 2012
Germany’s Linde to buy Air Products' European homecare unit for $750 mn
11 January 2012
Trinidad & Tobago sign pact on traditional medicines with India
06 January 2012
Former Mayawati aide raided over NRHM scam
04 January 2012
Malaysia's Khazanah to pay $945 mn for 75 % of Turkish hospital group Acibadem
24 December 2011
Covidien plans to spin off pharmaceuticals business
16 December 2011
Fujifilm to buy medical equipment maker SonoSite for $753 mn
15 December 2011
Two AMRI hospital employees arrested for attacking journalists
14 December 2011
High cost of health: firms cutting back on medical benefits
14 December 2011
Wolters Kluwer Health acquires Indian open access STM journal publisher
13 December 2011
AMRI conflagration remains a mystery as investigators seek evidence in basement
12 December 2011
Kolkata's AMRI hospital disaster to tarnish India’s image as medical tourism hub
10 December 2011
Covidien to buy Barrx Medical Inc for $325 mn
23 November 2011
Medtronic to sell Physio-Control to Bain Capital for $487 mn
18 November 2011
Fortis sets up hospitals in Hyderabad and Agra
17 November 2011
Samsung Electronics acquires cardiac equipment maker Nexus
16 November 2011
HMS Holdings to acquire HealthDataInsights for $400 mn
08 November 2011
Siemens Healthcare to acquire healthcare technology company MobileMD
05 November 2011
Apollo Hospitals group reports 20.4 per cent growth in consolidated revenues for Q2
05 November 2011
Fortis Healthcare acquires Singapore arm for $665 million
01 November 2011
US health insurer Cigna to buy medicare firm HealthSpring for $3.8 bn
25 October 2011
S Africa's Life Healthcare to acquire 26-% in Max Healthcare for Rs516 crore
13 October 2011
Sweden’s Getinge to acquire Atrium Medical for $680 million Medical technology group
04 October 2011
Three scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine
03 October 2011
Japan’s Sony acquires US Micronics Inc
29 September 2011
Fortis Healthcare to acquire buy Singapore-based group firm
19 September 2011
Change health insurer without losing benefits from 1 October
14 September 2011
EmCare acquires management services of Acute Surgical Care Specialists
10 September 2011
DRDO launches herbal cure for leucoderma
08 September 2011
Mobile phone data improves emergency aid
02 September 2011
Fortis to open four new hospitals by 2013
29 August 2011
Medical devices maker ConvaTec outbids Apax for Kinetic Concepts: report
22 August 2011
Use of dietary supplements could negate chemotherapy treatment: Study
19 August 2011
Fortis to buy 65-% stake in Vietnam hospital chain for $64 million
11 August 2011
Computer threat analysts demonstrates insulin pump hacking
06 August 2011
Key to longevity: pray you have good genes
06 August 2011
Germany's Fresenius Medical makes 2 acquisitions worth $2.09 billion
02 August 2011
Danone in talks to buy Wockhardt's nutrition business: report
26 July 2011
GE Healthcare to relocate X-ray division to China
25 July 2011
Express Scripts and Medco Health in $29.1-bn merger pact
22 July 2011
Medtronic to buy two heart-valve device makers in deals worth $645 million
08 July 2011
Fortis to set up hospitals in smaller towns and cities
30 June 2011
And now, get a new heart valve in 90 minutes sans open-heart surgery
25 June 2011
Dentsply to buy dental implants and medical devices firm Astra Tech for $1.8 billion
23 June 2011
MCI chief resigns under duress
22 June 2011
US man pulls off $1-bank heist - for healthcare in jail!
21 June 2011
Actis Capital in talks to sell stake in Sterling Hospitals: report
20 June 2011
Breakthrough larynx transplant trials to commence in the UK
20 June 2011
Max India to buy Warburg Pincus stake in Max Healthcare Institute
17 June 2011
TRC researchers isolate new molecule to fight TB
16 June 2011
Hundreds take ill in Germany in deadly E coli infection outbreak
02 June 2011
High pregnancy weight gain can lead to long-term obesity
28 May 2011
Indian herbs can help mouth cancer patients: study
21 May 2011
Cooked tomatoes fight cholesterol better than statins: study
21 May 2011
Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire allergy-testing firm Phadia for $3.5 billion
20 May 2011
Tatas set up cancer hospital in Kolkata
17 May 2011
Study shows 14 per cent of all strokes occur during sleep
10 May 2011
France Telecom arm in healthcare pact with Bhutan
07 May 2011
Little sister saves brother in unique stem cell operation
07 May 2011
New cancer facility opens at Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, Bangalore
07 May 2011
Dabur acquires herbal energiser brand ‘30-Plus’ from Ajanta Pharma
03 May 2011
Mint earns respect in mainstream medicine
19 April 2011
Fortis Healthcare to acquire 86 per cent stake in 'group' firm SRL
14 April 2011
Cloud computing helps expedite hospital trauma care
13 April 2011
A bad job is worse for health than being jobless, finds study
09 April 2011
Procter & Gamble, Teva in consumer healthcare partnership
25 March 2011
Obesity-killer injection GLP-1 now available
21 March 2011
Health ministry reiterates nimesulide ban; adds some more
21 March 2011
One-third of NHS staff would not want relatives treated in their hospitals: survey
17 March 2011
New tax on healthcare may be rolled back
12 March 2011
Home detection kit for kidney diseases unveiled
11 March 2011
Pressure mounts on Pranab to roll back ‘sick’ tax
08 March 2011
Three-armed robot performs cardiac surgery in Chennai
07 March 2011
Budget will push up healthcare costs: experts
01 March 2011
Fortis to set up cardiac care centre at Mysore's Cauvery Hospital
22 February 2011
Nuance software on IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help in health care
18 February 2011
PE firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to buy Emergency Medical Services for $3 billion
14 February 2011
Kindred Healthcare to acquire Rehabcare Group for $1.3 billion
09 February 2011
Businesswoman sues plastic surgeon, claims £54 million in damages
04 February 2011
Siemens AG to make open offer for nearly 20 per cent in Indian arm
01 February 2011
Tata Beverages, Kerala Ayurveda JV likely
29 January 2011
Gujarat government moves to check CCHF outbreak in Ahmedabad
20 January 2011
Fever outbreak in Ahmedabad controllable, says ICMR
19 January 2011
Compulsory year-long rural internship mooted for MBBS aspirants
15 January 2011
Forits Global aims to be top international healthcare service provider
10 January 2011
Researchers announce critical leukaemia stem cell discovery
01 January 2011
Warburg Pincus to buy clinical trial outsourcing firm ReSearch for $227 million
29 December 2010
Fortis Global Healthcare to acquire 30 per cent stake in Australian firm
23 December 2010
Nagging partners heighten angina risk to spouces
23 December 2010
HCP to buy real estate assets of HCR ManorCare for $6.1 billion
14 December 2010
India's herbal product exports rising at a compounded annual rate of 16.8 per cent
13 December 2010
Reckitt Benckiser outbids rivals with Rs3,263 crore bid for Paras Pharmaceuticals
13 December 2010
US hospital chain Community Health bids $3-bn for Tenet Healthcare
10 December 2010
Cigarette firms suspend production over health warnings
04 December 2010
Dabur to buy US-based hair care specialist Namaste Labs for Rs446 crore
16 November 2010
Delhi has no facility to test oxytocin in fruits
11 November 2010
Saatchi & Saatchi Health marks the entry of Publicis Healthcare Communications in India
09 November 2010
Fortis in talks for Care Hospitals: reports
03 November 2010
World's first mechanical LVAD transplant performed
02 November 2010
GE Healthcare to acquire Orbotech Medical Solutions for $14 million
02 November 2010
GE Healthcare to acquire cancer diagnostics firm Clarient for $560 million
22 October 2010
Ventas Inc to acquire Atria Senior Living Group for $1.5 billion
22 October 2010
Watermelon consumption can ward off hypertension: Study
16 October 2010
UK court ruling hits asbestos exposure sufferers’ claims
12 October 2010
Structured weight-loss programme can benefit overweight women
12 October 2010
Fortis Healthcare to acquire Hong Kong’s Quality Healthcare for Rs882 crore
11 October 2010
A red onion a day keeps heart disease away
08 October 2010
Chronic sufferers protest against India-EU FTA terms
07 October 2010
Heart surgeries without cutting chest bone come to India
30 September 2010
California's Leadership in Tobacco Control Results in Lower Lung Cancer Rate
30 September 2010
Technology to help tackle couch potato-related disease
28 September 2010
Heart machine helps critical H1N1 patient recover
22 September 2010
Boston Scientific to buy Asthmatx for $193.5 million
21 September 2010
Opto Circuits gets USFDA clearance for its eVision patient-monitoring system
07 September 2010
Going live to the beating heart
04 September 2010
Allergan to pay $600 million to settle US probe on anti-wrinkle treatment drug
02 September 2010
PerkinElmer to sell lighting and detection business to Veritas Capital for $500 mln
01 September 2010
J&J issues global recall for 1 Day Acuvue contact lenses
24 August 2010
Another capital stink: Ghulam Nabi blames CWG for dengue endemic
23 August 2010
State-run insurers get 449 hospitals to provide cashless medicare
21 August 2010
Study suggests high stress levels may delay women getting pregnant
19 August 2010
A lethal brain tumour’s strength may be its weakness
17 August 2010
Medco Health to buy United BioSource for $730 million
16 August 2010
China's health ministry says infant girls' breast growth not linked to milk formula
16 August 2010
Hospitals in UK spending large amounts to service debts
14 August 2010
RBI relaxes overseas borrowing norms for hotel, healthcare and software sectors
13 August 2010
Excess stomach removed via mouth in first ever novel weight-loss surgery
10 August 2010
Rajkot district administration gears up against swine flu menace
09 August 2010
Malaria menace continues unabated in Mumbai
09 August 2010
Mumbai hospitals seeks state government intervention in cashless mediclaim imbroglio
05 August 2010
Apollo Hospitals to spend Rs3,000 crore; add 4000 beds
04 August 2010
Delhi High Court rejects Sumitomo Chemical's plea against Delhi municipality
27 July 2010
Khazanah’s S$3.3-bn bid for Parkway knocks out Fortis
26 July 2010
Fortis to move regulator SIC against Khazanah
22 July 2010
Kidney seekers find donors on Facebook
22 July 2010
Number of older people with HIV up by 60 per cent in UK
22 July 2010
Woman with two uteri to deliver twice within a week
22 July 2010
Parkway shareholders vote for Khazana arm's S$3.78 per share offer
21 July 2010
Risk of stroke high in the hour after alcohol consumption: Study
21 July 2010
Point-of-sale advertising major cause of teen smoking, study shows
21 July 2010
Templeton trims Parkway Holdings stake
19 July 2010
US FDA warns against steroidal 'dietary supplements' sold on-line
19 July 2010
Private health insurers may follow PSUs in ending cashless facilities
19 July 2010
Carlyle and TPG win bidding war for Australia’s Healthscope
19 July 2010
Australia’s hospital chain Healthscope mulls two private equity bids
17 July 2010
Smoking affects genetic function
16 July 2010
State-run health insurance providers stick to pruned list of preferred hospitals for cashless claims
14 July 2010
Super Religare Labs buys Piramal Diagnostic in Rs600 crore deal
14 July 2010
Homoeopathy experts recommend `Arsenicum Album' for swine flu
10 July 2010
Homoeopathy may help check Japanese encephalitis: study
09 July 2010
Fortis trumps Khazanah with $3.1-billion offer for Parkway
01 July 2010
Are you too young, too old or too fat to get a knee replaced?
25 June 2010
Piramal Healthcare to buy BioSyntech's assets for $3.82 billion
22 June 2010
Fortis assured of bank funds for Parkway takeover bid: report
21 June 2010
US regulator fines American Red Cross $16 million for blood safety lapses
18 June 2010
Covidien to buy medical device maker Somanetics for about $299 million
17 June 2010
India-born doc helps achieve breakthrough in cancer treatment
12 June 2010
Battle for Parkway intensifies as Morgan Stanley picks up stake
11 June 2010
New cancer vaccine starves tumours of blood
11 June 2010
UK study shows higher hospital mortality for weekend admissions
11 June 2010
US drug distributor Cardinal Health to buy Healthcare Solutions for $517 million
09 June 2010
Fortis Healthcare to raise Rs2,750 crore through securities market
09 June 2010
ECG reports on Blackberry to be avilable in India
04 June 2010
India launches indigenous swine flu vaccine
03 June 2010
Patients suffer as Bombay Hospital sees 24-hour power outage
01 June 2010
India's first dental stem cell bank launched
27 May 2010
Gentiva Health Services to acquire Odyssey HealthCare for about $1 billion
24 May 2010
Universal Health to acquire Psychiatric Solutions for $3.1 billion
17 May 2010
Medical Council of India dissolved; 7-member panel to take charge
15 May 2010
Non-invasive technology to treat cardiac chest pain
15 May 2010
Commission on traditiona Indian medicine in the offing
14 May 2010
Gammaglobulin treatment may alow Alzheimer’s disease
11 May 2010
Cisco and Apollo to create telemedical facilities for rural areas
10 May 2010
IBM launches research effort to build 360 degree view of factors affecting human health
07 May 2010
Punj Lloyd to build AIIMS Raipur
30 April 2010
Dabur posts highest-ever net profit of Rs503.53 crore
28 April 2010
Trials of imported HPV vaccines end as six girls die
17 April 2010
The fat Aussie: Battling obesity
06 April 2010
CareFusion to acquire IV product maker Medegen for $225 million
05 April 2010
AT&T says new healthcare norms will cost it $1 billion
27 March 2010
Republicans vow to fight to repeal health care reform bill
24 March 2010
Obama signs health care reform bill into law
24 March 2010
Perrigo to acquire infant formula maker PBM Holdings for $808 million
23 March 2010
Fortis Healthcare closes acquisition of Parkway Holdings
19 March 2010
Apollo to invest Rs2,800 crore in 11 new hospitals and medical colleges
19 March 2010
MCI all set to amend Medical Ethics Regulations
13 March 2010
Fortis aims at 1:1 debt-equity ratio after Parkway deal: Malvinder Singh
13 March 2010
Fortis Healthcare acquires 23.9-per cent stake in Parkway Holdings for $685.3 million
12 March 2010
Assisted reproduction technoloogy has no effect on birth process or baby's outcome
09 March 2010
Aravind Eye Care System wins top world prize for humanitarian aid
06 March 2010
Manipal Cure and Care introduces medical packages for women
06 March 2010
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group enters healthcare business
04 March 2010
Obama unveils revised healthcare bill
23 February 2010
Healthcare investment in India to rise in 2010: Fitch
19 February 2010
US drugstore chain operator Walgreen to acquire rival Duane Reade for $1.08 billion
18 February 2010
New guidelines for doctors open to changes: MCI chief
16 February 2010
People with migraines may be at higher risk of heart attack or stroke, says study
15 February 2010
CSL faces the heat as Mayo Clinic joins class action suit
15 February 2010
Scientists discover new treatment for chronic pain condition
08 February 2010
Low carbohydrate meals after exercise may benefit diabetics
05 February 2010
Japan's Nipro to acquire Home Diagnostics for $215 million
04 February 2010
India and Sweden to cooperate in healthcare
02 February 2010
Narayana Nethralaya, Hospital for Sick Children join hands in initiative for kids suffering from retinoblastoma
02 February 2010
250 Apollo Reach hospitals to come up in small towns
30 January 2010
Overweight septuagenarians less likely to die early: Study
30 January 2010
Cochlear, Synthes seen front runners for Siemens’ hearing aid unit
27 January 2010
Money-spinning Caesarian deliveries rise by 65 per cent in India's private clinics
19 January 2010
Special zones for pharma products to be set up: Azad
12 January 2010
Siemens Healthcare shareholders, creditors to approve merger with Siemens
11 January 2010
VLCC sets sights on three mid-sized firms for takeover
31 December 2009
Government accepts pay parity demand of AIIMS faculty
30 December 2009
Amicas agrees to $217 million bid by buy-out firm Thoma Bravo
28 December 2009
Obama triumphs as Senate approves healthcare bill
26 December 2009
Senate secures majority to pass health bill
21 December 2009
P&G recalls Vicks DayQuil due to faulty packaging
19 December 2009
Fortis completes deal to pocket 10 Wockhardt hospitals
19 December 2009
IBM, Novartis, Vodafone in novel venture to combat malaria in Africa
15 December 2009
Railways to set up 18 medical, 7 nursing colleges
11 December 2009
Apax Partners funds acquire clinical trial logistics firm Marken
08 December 2009
Stryker to acquire Ascent Healthcare Solutions for $525 million
01 December 2009
Siemens to acquire diagnostics arm
30 November 2009
Chennai's Jeevan stem cell bank gets free kit from Rotary
27 November 2009
New HIV infections decline: WHO
26 November 2009
GE Healthcare unveils IT infrastructure initiative ‘Managed Solutions’
24 November 2009
India wins two creative Global Awards for healthcare communcations
11 November 2009
Buy out firms TPG, CPP to acquire IMS Health for $5.2 billion
06 November 2009
Ogilvy PR wins six government awards
29 October 2009
India tops in diabetes cases, says study
23 October 2009
Boots launches online health service in UK
23 October 2009
President Obama's health care bill clears major hurdle
14 October 2009
Onyx Pharmaceuticals to acquire Proteolix for $276 million
13 October 2009
Apollo Hospitals lines up Rs1,800-crore investment; to set up medical college
07 October 2009
GE to merge all healthcare units into Wipro JV
03 October 2009
The American Diabetes Association and the Ad Council launch PSAs
29 September 2009
Delhi government launches homeopathy site
29 September 2009
IBM helps Chongqing Jinshan with business transformation
25 September 2009
Delhi government hauls up private hospitals in state
25 September 2009
Zandu shareholders approve merger with Emami
22 September 2009
Alcon to acquire Swiss biotech firm, ESBATech for $589 million
14 September 2009
Obama to address joint session of Congress on health reform
04 September 2009
Abbott expands vision care portfolio; buys Visiogen
03 September 2009
Pfizer and Astellas in co-promotion pact for Caduet combination medication in Japan
26 August 2009
Ranbaxy's peptic ulcer drug cleared for US launch
25 August 2009
Lloyds mulls sale of Clerical Medical to Resolution for $6.6 billion
24 August 2009
Fortis acquires 10 Wockhardt hospitals for Rs909 crore
24 August 2009 announces new social media platform for medical professionals
24 August 2009
Wockhard to sell 10 hospitals to Fortis for around Rs1,200 crore
22 August 2009
Democrats may push health care bill sans Republican support
20 August 2009
Obama takes government stand on healthcare public
12 August 2009
Fortis Healthcare seeks Rs997 crore through rights issue
11 August 2009
Pfizer, Mylan lower HIV drug prices for drug-resistant patients
08 August 2009
India to develop swine flu vaccine by September
07 August 2009
Scientists succeed in decoding complex HIV genome structure
07 August 2009
Chinese-made fake Indian drugs hurt industry's image in Africa
28 July 2009
Gates gets peace prize, hikes AIDS funds for India
25 July 2009
Obama bats for speedy health reform bill
24 July 2009
Ranbaxy to market cholesterol-lowering drug in Canada
21 July 2009
Narayana Hrudayalaya opens cancer care centre
20 July 2009
UnitedHealth Group, Cisco to build first countrywide telehealth network in the US
17 July 2009
Swine flu spreads; WHO doubts early vaccine development
15 July 2009
Government moves to act against fake Chinese bulk drugs
04 July 2009
Rural stint to fetch doctors double pay
02 July 2009
Fortis takes over management of S L Raheja Hospital
30 June 2009
Study clarifies link between carbohydrates, heart disease
30 June 2009
Robot aids treatment of Irregular heartbeat at UC San Diego Medical Center
23 June 2009
Heart disease Delhi’s biggest killer: survey
22 June 2009
IFC lends $50 million to Apollo Hospitals for setting up 15 new hospitals
20 June 2009
Wockhardt sells German arm to Mova Pharma
18 June 2009
Apollo Hospitals dumps plan to acquire Wockhardt assets
17 June 2009
Obama administration gets cracking on healthcare reform
09 June 2009
Bangalore hospital claims successful stemcell transplant for traumatic brain injury
06 June 2009
Pill derived from tangerine tomatoes reduces cholesterol by 90 per cent
01 June 2009
Detecting diabetes without a needle: the spit factor
21 May 2009
Pharma zones planned at air, sea ports: drugs controller
18 May 2009
Ginger helps post-chemotherapy nausea in cancer patients
18 May 2009
Fujifilm launches new digital X-ray machine
15 May 2009
SC awards Rs1 crore compensation in medical negligence case
14 May 2009
Finally, tobacco products to carry pictorial health warnings from 31 May
06 May 2009
Smoke or pay fine; says local Chinese county
05 May 2009
PET bottles could be harmful to health
02 May 2009
HK banks urged to take precautions against flu
02 May 2009
India doing enough to contain swine flu: WHO
02 May 2009
Faculties boycott MCI inspection
28 April 2009
Defer travel to countries hit by swine flu, Indians told
27 April 2009
Indian docs unite to pinpoint treatment errors
20 April 2009
Government dithers on implementing health warnings on tobacco products
15 April 2009
Depression, BMI, WC - predictors of heart failure: Studies
14 April 2009
Gentle stroking activates pleasure nerves: study
14 April 2009
Asian Roots wins Best Luxury Day Spa Award
14 April 2009
Fortis investing Rs2,500 crore to expand network, double capacity
08 April 2009
Organic foods take a hit as recession eats into sales
07 April 2009
SBI throws Wockhardt Rs100 crore lifeline
04 April 2009
GE, Intel in $250-million home healthcare tie up
04 April 2009
New test could cut cervical cancer deaths by 50 per cent
04 April 2009
Fortis seeks nod for rights issue; may acquire Wockhartdt
31 March 2009
French government to compensate nuclear test victims finally
30 March 2009
Link between drinking hot tea and throat cancer found
30 March 2009
Nationwide TB campaign launched
25 March 2009
India-born researcher identifies sudden cardiac-failure genes
24 March 2009
Daily drinking more risky than binge drinking
20 March 2009
Aspirin can help prevent heart attacks, strokes
19 March 2009
Ultraviolet light reduces spread of TB
17 March 2009
Two or more drinks a day may increase risk of prostate cancer
17 March 2009
Cholesterol-lowering statins reduce severe asthma attacks and hospitalisations
16 March 2009
Ground-level ozone is a killer, says study
13 March 2009
Roche clinches Genentech deal for $47 billion
12 March 2009
'A little less' salt intake lowers heart attack, death rates
12 March 2009
Daytime siestas could lead to diabetes: study
10 March 2009
New stem cell therapy could reverse stroke damage
10 March 2009
Medicated patch can cause burns during MRI, warns FDA
09 March 2009
Working odd hours increases health risks: study
07 March 2009
Men more prone to depression about job loss than women: study
07 March 2009
Philips, 5 others stop selling BPA baby bottles
07 March 2009
Bionic eye gives sight to the blind
06 March 2009
Widely-used compound may provide AIDS breakthrough
06 March 2009
LA clinic offers ‘designer babies’ for $18,000
06 March 2009
New ‘monkey HIV’ brings AIDS cure closer
05 March 2009
TV-gazing could lead to asthma in kids
05 March 2009
Ranbaxy hospital group Fortis taps outdoor opportunities
03 March 2009
Scotland to make boozing more expensive
03 March 2009
Beckman to acquire Olympus unit for $800 million
28 February 2009
Repair your heart with your own skin cells
28 February 2009
Medtronic to acquire 2 medical device makers from venture funds
26 February 2009
Obama proposes $634 billion healthcare spending in 10 years
26 February 2009
Control your temper if you care for your heart
25 February 2009
Medtronic buys CoreValue, Ventor Technologies for $1.03 billion
24 February 2009
SC notice to Ramadoss on closure of public sector vaccine units
21 February 2009
More fast-food joints, more strokes: say researchers
20 February 2009
GE Healthcare looks at acquisitions in India
19 February 2009
US heart pump maker Thoratec acquires Australian counterpart HeartWare for $282 million
16 February 2009
Thoratec to buy out Australia's HeartWare
14 February 2009
Three compelling reasons to quit smoking: report
13 February 2009
Anti-Aids gel for women on trial
12 February 2009
Aids workers in Africa fear fund cuts
12 February 2009
Naughty and nice: Landor's new brand identity for China's Jissbon
09 February 2009
47 per cent Indians rely on internet for diet and healthy eating plans
07 February 2009
Vitamin D link with multiple sclerosis established
07 February 2009
Dabur hunts for super champ
05 February 2009
Ambanis gift Mumbai a brand new hospital
28 January 2009
Space age tech and healtcare: fibre-optic probe that helps detect cataract early
20 January 2009
Government caves in to pressure on pictorial warnings from bidi makers lobby
14 January 2009
Researchers identify gene that predicts the risk of heart attack
03 January 2009
Indian American doctors to give a leg-up to rural healthcare in India
03 January 2009
Wal-Mart announces environmentally sustainable inhaler at $9
31 December 2008
Fortis Healthcare plans rights issue to raise Rs2,000 crore for acquisitions
24 December 2008
Overweight and inactivity increases risk of heart failure: study
23 December 2008
One in three UK adults will be obese by 2012: report
16 December 2008
Unicef, Novartis among Mudra's new acounts
09 December 2008
Oriflame to enter oral care and wellness sector
03 December 2008
FTC rescinds 40-year old rule on cigarette ads
28 November 2008
Patni to provide managed services to UK healthcare provider BUPA
07 November 2008
Bill Gates wants the new US president to bolster health spend
06 November 2008
Bill Gates lauds India's polio initiative
04 November 2008
Scientific panel lambasts US FDA for chemical used in plastic bottles
03 November 2008
GSK to focus on modern retail trade
31 October 2008
Horlicks may make Indian kids ‘taller, stronger, sharper’, but not in the UK
24 October 2008
Glaxo acquires oral care product Biotene for $170 million
22 October 2008
Emami buys out Parikh stake for Rs243 crore; raises Zandu stake to 50 per cent
16 October 2008
Supreme Court refuses stay on smoking ban; India to go smoke-free from 2 October
29 September 2008
Medtronic buys CryoCath Technologies for $380 million to expand cardiac treatment portfolio
26 September 2008
China’s quality chief resigns over toxic baby-milk scandal
23 September 2008
China’s tainted milk scandal escalates
19 September 2008
Toxic milk scandal leads to arrests in China
16 September 2008
FDA warns ethnic Chinese communities against illegal Chinese baby formula
12 September 2008
Biocon says its oral insulin is good for Type 2 diabetes
08 September 2008
Fish oil better than AstraZeneca's Crestor says new heart-failure study
01 September 2008
Medtronics presents initial data on world’s first pacemaker to allow MRI
01 September 2008
Gene therapy may be applied to cure deafness: Nature magazine
29 August 2008
Marketing a good cause: SBI to offer loans for cardiac treatments
20 August 2008
BBC World Service Trust launches condom ad campaign
14 August 2008
Montagu planning to sell BSN Medical
08 August 2008
CBaySystems acquires majority stake in MedQuist from Philips
07 August 2008
India-Brazil to strengthen cooperation in health sector
28 July 2008
GE Healthcare to acquire Vital Signs, Inc., expanding GE’s monitoring, anesthesia and respiratory care offerings
25 July 2008
Latest CDC Data Show More Americans Report Being Obese
19 July 2008
Titan eneters into eyewear business with an investment of Rs250 million
17 July 2008
Intel’s stay-at-home Health Guide gets US FDA nod
12 July 2008
Novartis completes first step acquisition of 25-per cent stake in Alcon from Nestlé
08 July 2008
Panacea Biotec takes 75 per cent in Umkal to enter healthcare sector
05 July 2008
Cadila Healthcare to demerge consumer products division into Carnation, merge Zydus Hospitals with itself
05 July 2008
Daily cup of green tea helps prevent heart disease
03 July 2008
Honda to conduct collaborative testing of its walking assist device
02 July 2008
IBM and ETH scientists advance supercomputing simulations to improve diagnosis of osteoporosis
02 July 2008
Argus II - restoring vision to the blind with microchips
25 June 2008
'Cooking' cancer cells with light, nanotechnology and biomolecules
19 June 2008
Medical equipment manufacturer Hologic buys Third Wave for $580 million
10 June 2008
Emami makes open offer for Zandu Pharma at Rs7,315 a share
03 June 2008
Risisng work-related health problems to cost India over Rs200 billion by 2015: WHO - WEF report
22 May 2008
Google launches online medical records service in US
20 May 2008
Japanese major Konica Minolta healthcare unit ordered to pay ¥1.2 billion for evading taxes
12 May 2008
USFDA approves GE’s new MR system
06 May 2008
Azim Premji fund invests $20 million in HealthCare Global
05 May 2008
Secrets of the Indian gene; first phase results of country's most ambitious science project out
26 April 2008
Emami seeks mid-size acquisitions for growth
14 April 2008
Novartis to acquire Nestle stake in eye care major Alcon for $11 billion
07 April 2008
Doctor + iPhone = better healthcare
14 March 2008
Google well positioned to enter the personal health record market: Datamonitor
08 March 2008
Reliance Retail Limited announces joint venture with Pearle Europe for optical Store chain
04 March 2008
Baxter withdraws heparin blood thinners made from Chinese supplies
29 February 2008
Nicholas Piramal launches hypertension product
07 February 2008
Women’s Horlicks from GSK Consumer
30 January 2008
Wockhardt Hospitals plans Rs569 crore investment in hospital projects
21 January 2008
Nicolas Piramal subsidiary Wellspring ties up with Hiranandani Hospitals
15 January 2008
Not disclosing treatment costs is "unfair trade practice": Delhi Consumer Commission
01 January 2008
Philips to buy Respironics for €3.6 billion
21 December 2007
Philips to acquire US medical systems firm Visicu
19 December 2007
GSK to launch cancer drug Tykerb in India
10 November 2007
Amrutanjan to add olive oil, home insecticides to portfolio
06 November 2007
Boston Scientific to sell cardiac, vascular surgery units to healthcare provider Getinge Group for $750 million
05 November 2007
Metropolis Health plans major overseas foray
02 November 2007
Hinduja group to invest $1.5 billion in India in insurance, real estate and healthcare
23 October 2007
Heart stent maker Boston Scientific posts $272 million Q3 loss
20 October 2007
Medical Retail chain Medicine Shoppe to expand network outside Mumbai
19 October 2007
Apollo Hospitals finally comes to Mumbai
08 October 2007
Cipla introduces i-pill helpline on emergency contraception
20 September 2007
Fortis Healthcare to invest Rs 25 crore in Malar Hospital
14 September 2007
Apollo Hospitals, Deccan Aviation to offer air ambulance service
13 September 2007
Dabur's health and beauty stores to market beauty related services
11 September 2007
Fortis Arm to buy stake in TN hospital chain Malar
08 September 2007
Fortis in JV with DLF to set up 15 hospitals in five years
06 September 2007
Bayer HealthCare acquires US consumer health firm Citracal
31 August 2007
Firstsource Solutions acquired MedAssist Holding Inc for $330 million
30 August 2007
Fortis Healthcare to build 7-star medicity in Gurgaon
29 August 2007
Elder Healthcare looking to introduce more personal hygiene, lifestyle health care products
28 August 2007
Fortis to invest Rs 1200 crore in Rajasthan, set up medical institute
24 August 2007
iSoft plays hard-to-get after Compugroup bid, makes IBA Health hike offer
24 August 2007
3M to acquire Neoplast Co Ltd
17 August 2007
Apollo Hospital set to acquire medical BPO in US
09 August 2007
AMO drops its bid for Bausch & Lomb
03 August 2007
Kaveri Medical Centre to acquire Seahorse Hospital in Trichy
03 August 2007
South Africa''s Medi-Clinic to buy Hirslanden of Switzerland
03 August 2007
Apollo Hospitals, British American enter hospital JV in Mauritius
02 August 2007
Dabur Foods merges with Dabur India
12 July 2007
Spain''s USP Hospitales lands in Cinven''s portfolio for $920 million
12 July 2007
IFC to invest Rs 300cr in Max Healthcare
09 July 2007
PE firm Carlyle acquires healthcare provider Manor Care
03 July 2007
Nestlé completes its acquisition of Novartis Medical Nutrition
02 July 2007
Naresh Trehan sells Escorts stake for Rs70 crore, joins Apollo Hospital
31 May 2007
Trehan back as Escorts hospital head, patches up with Fortis
26 May 2007
Clinton Foundation, UNITAID to reduce prices of 16 AIDS drugs in 66 developing countries
08 May 2007
Changes in Act to encourage stand-alone health insurance companies
26 April 2007
Indian neem has great potential for commercialisation, says expert
25 April 2007
KKR-Pessina combine to buy Alliance Boots for $22.2 billion
25 April 2007
Bidding war breaks out for Boots
20 April 2007
Boots backs KKR's £10.6 billion takeover bid
20 April 2007
Lifeline Hospitals plans North East and Middle East presence
18 April 2007
Fortis Healthcare looks at south for expansion
11 April 2007
Fortis''s hospital network expansion
05 April 2007
Community Health to acquire Triad Hospitals in $5.1-billion deal
21 March 2007
Boots rejects KKR's £9.7 billion offer as being low
13 March 2007
Boots to consider KKR's £9.7 billion offer
12 March 2007
UK government to withdraw clause against Indian doctors
09 March 2007
Healthcare industry demands deeper reforms
28 February 2007
HCL Technologies to provide healthcare IT infrastructure
28 February 2007
Apollo Hospitals Group draws up acquisition list in UK
20 February 2007
L'Oreal in search of an ayurvedic skin-care brand
15 February 2007
Wockhardt signs in-licensing pact with Crawford Healthcare of UK
22 January 2007
Nicholas Piramal''s Wellspring acquires majority stake in Jankharia Imaging
05 January 2007
J Srinivasan: The rubber baron
28 December 2006
The making of the rubber baron
28 December 2006
TTK LIG: A global scale company and not a contract manufacturer
28 December 2006
Ayurvedic mouthwash to relieve radiation pain in cancer patients
16 December 2006
Ehrlich Laboratory plans expansion. Gets CAP accreditation
11 December 2006
New York bans fats in restaurants menus
06 December 2006
Dr Google to the rescue
21 November 2006
Dabur Consumer Health: banking on Ayurveda
04 October 2006
Wockhardt to upgrade and manage hospital in Rajkot
20 September 2006
Fortis emerges a winner in Delhi''s pvt healthcare sector
13 September 2006
FDA approves implantable artificial heart
06 September 2006
Manipal Health Systems, Pantaloon in healthcare retail partnership
14 August 2006
Norway-India partnership to accelerate reduction of ''under-5 child mortality''
18 July 2006
Ranbaxy gains WHO pre-qualification for four more ARVs
24 May 2006
Rating system for hospitals to be introduced
29 April 2006
Pharmacies gear-up to ride the retail boom
12 April 2006
New plant for Dettol in Uttranchal
31 March 2006
HLL targets IT companies for Ayush spa memberships
19 January 2006
Open market for offshore presence in healthcare
13 December 2005
New Indo-UK JV company to recruit patients for drug trials
01 December 2005
Escorts-Fortis Healthcare deal in trouble Mohini Bhatnagar
26 November 2005
CUMI enters medical ceramics segment
23 November 2005
Second opinion from US based doctors for Rs 525
19 November 2005
Wockhardt becomes South Asia''s first JCI-accredited super-speciality hospital
11 November 2005
Chennai IT firm, Altosys, focuses on healthcare IT, legal offshoring services
17 October 2005
Oxford, GSK to partner in cancer research at leading clinical centres In India
17 October 2005
Shantha Biotech makes healthcare affordable
08 September 2005
For a back-to-back view
03 September 2005
Dr Arun Ranade selected for ''spirit of Mastek'' award
29 August 2005
GAIL sets up disease diagnostic centre at Mumbai''s KEM hospital
18 August 2005
Sami Labs to increase herbal cultivation acreage
30 June 2005
B.P. Poddar group to invest Rs 250 cr in healthcare initiatives
29 June 2005
GSK makes a ''horlicks'' out its media meet
17 June 2005
Televital to expand presence in India with a global strategy
16 June 2005
Open heart surgery in a village
09 June 2005
Warburg Pincus stake in Max Health to 23% for Rs115 crore
07 June 2005
German Remedies launches Betaferon for multiple sclerosis
31 May 2005
Dr Prathap C Reddy honoured for healthcare delivery in South Asia
30 March 2005
Johnson & Johnson launches the stent war
29 March 2005
GlaxoSmithKline to locate first Indian vaccine plant at Nashik
23 February 2005
Wockhardt launches India''s first automatic insulin delivery device and recombinant insulin cartridge
17 February 2005
CRISIL affirms Dabur's ratings after Balsara acquisition
01 February 2005
Ayurveda unlimited: The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy expands
27 December 2004
Zydus and Mayne (Australia) sign MoU for JV in India
13 December 2004
India gears up for medical tourists
03 September 2004
Sanjeevanam — The holistic healthcare centre
23 August 2004
Kodak equipment enables remote consultation for Olympic athletes
19 August 2004
A revolutionary diagnostic kit
09 June 2004
Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-HIV drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment
31 May 2004
Apollo Hospital launches boutique maternity centres
25 March 2004
Mumbai gets latest digital X-ray facility
25 March 2004
Corporates join WEF-CII in drive against tuberculosis
23 March 2004
Gates Foundation’s Avahan gives $47 million in grants
23 March 2004
Apollo Health introduces boutique maternity centres
19 March 2004
Bausch & Lomb launches Zyoptix 100
27 January 2004
Kodak Showcases Latest Medical Imaging Technology
14 January 2004
Uniform gains
09 December 2003
Kerala to popularise cultivation of medicinal, aromatic plants
08 December 2003
Health concerns
04 December 2003
Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala Ayurvedic Hospital in Kochi
02 December 2003
BPO: US healthcare sector eyes India for networking solutions
24 November 2003
Bausch & Lomb turns 150
03 November 2003
Herbal medicines, products sector posts 25% per annum growth
06 October 2003
Wimco seeks FIPB nod to tie up with consumer products makers
06 October 2003
Kalam opens human vaccine plant of Indian Immunologicals
03 October 2003
Apollo Hospital vies for Kuala Lumpur super-specialty hospital
29 September 2003
Kalam for creating affordable, effective healthcare system
29 September 2003
Sagar Apollo Hospital provides online electronic claims processing
25 September 2003
Kodak buys CAD technology
24 September 2003
Dabur shifts its focus to market expansion for slew of products
24 September 2003
Colgate consolidates its position as competitive pressures subside
23 September 2003
Apollo completes 20 years of healthcare delivery
19 September 2003
Takeover target: SSL Intl leverages its Indian JVs further
08 September 2003
Human touch for humanity
05 September 2003
Kodak launches initiative for medical imaging community
04 September 2003
Neha Noor Heart Cure Fund to offer assistance to needy children
01 September 2003
King of hearts
20 August 2003
RG Stone Urological Institute offers free medical insurance
13 August 2003
Siemens to sell latest medical imaging products from Kodak
07 August 2003
Apollo to go in for overseas listing; Deloitte, Haskins & Sells to help
07 August 2003
Kodak to buy PracticeWorks, French unit Trophy Radiologie
24 July 2003
Spreading good health
24 July 2003
Apollo Hospitals group income rises 7.26%, profit up 13.65%
22 July 2003
Lever Ayush to venture into three more healthcare segments
21 July 2003
Spitz launches Power Horse
17 July 2003
Dr Batra's adopts Anurag old age home; to treat the poor
16 July 2003
WDF-WHO Centre to train doctors, paramedics in Chennai
11 July 2003
Horlicks gets new flavours
10 July 2003
Ajanta Health launches a slew of oral care, cosmetic products
08 July 2003
Bi posts impressive turnover of Rs 137 crore; 33% rise in profits
05 July 2003
Hindustan Lever starts Ayush Ayurvedic Science Centre
21 June 2003
Ranbaxy, MMV Geneva in R&D tie-up for anti-malarial drug
19 May 2003
Homely healthcare
03 May 2003
Kerala to popularise Siddha to treat most modern-day ailments
02 May 2003
Balsara’s Meswak toothpaste blends heritage with science
09 April 2003
Hindustan Lever Ayush wins case against Three-N-Products
21 March 2003
Sankara Nethralaya, TCS tie up for hospital information system
21 March 2003
Harvard Medical International, Wockhardt honour five doctors
17 February 2003
Population and development seminar in Mumbai on Sunday
13 February 2003
HospiMedica India Expo to be held in Hyderabad from Friday
12 February 2003
Sunsilk launches pro-conditioner with Nutra-C, lotus flower extracts
11 February 2003
Marico Industries presents Kaya Skin Clinic, the best in skincare
06 February 2003
Medicom bags $2-million contract from South African hospital
04 January 2003
ICR to showcase homeopathic healing at Health Expo-2003
30 December 2002
EHIRC launches Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
14 December 2002
Health and beauty under one roof
06 December 2002
Metropolis Health Services buys into Lister Laboratory
28 November 2002
P&G to outsource Vicks exports manufacture
03 October 2002
Shatrughan for more private role in healthcare
02 September 2002
GlaxoSmithKline interim dividend at 33%
31 July 2002
Lincare Holdings to join Nasdaq-100 Index
24 July 2002
In the pink of health
23 July 2002
Malaria menace in India
19 February 2000
About Parkinson''s disease
11 February 2000
About ovarian cancer
28 January 2000
About small-cell lung cancer
28 January 2000
BUPA basics
15 October 1999
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