Newborn Twins

Newborn Undergoes Surgery to Remove His Twin: A 12-Centimeter Tail

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:20

A 5-day-old newborn underwent surgery to remove his twin, who developed in the form of a 12-centimeter tail attached to the boy.


Indian Medical Negligence: Supreme Court Awards Record Compensation To US Doctor

By | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 16:01

India's Supreme Court awarded a record compensation payment of almost a million dollars for medical negligence to Kunal Saha, an HIV/AIDS doctor.

South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Lower Risk of Diabetes

South Asians Need More Exercise To Prevent Diabetes

By | Mon, 07/01/2013 - 19:08

From a culture that equates eating to love and thinks little of exercise, South Asian men were found to require higher levels of physical activity to prevent diabetes compared to white Europeans.

HIV Prevention For Female Sex Workers Dramatically Reduces Sexually Transmitted Infections In India

By | Sun, 06/16/2013 - 21:55

Thirteen years of peer-based, HIV prevention programs for female sex workers reduced both HIV and syphilis in young pregnant women from southern India.

A Little Zinc Stops Diarrhea In Youngest Newborns From India

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 00:01

Supplementing the diet with the essential nutrient for two weeks substantially reduces the severity diarrhea in babies under 12 months old.


Meat-Eaters "Commit Sex Crimes" Says Indian School Textbook

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 14:49

Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes," an Indian school textbook for 11 and 12-year-olds writes.


World's Oldest Dad Becomes Father Again at Age 96

By | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 16:02

An Indian man has become the world's oldest dad for the second time at the age of 96 years old.

medical representative with Abbott talks to a chemist

In India, Gift-giving Drives Drug Makers' Marketing

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:26

Sales representatives for Abbott Laboratories Inc's Indian subsidiaries know what it takes get a doctor to prescribe the drugs they market: a coffee maker, perhaps, or some cookware, or maybe a vacuum cleaner.