Thursday 30 May 2024

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Society | Health

Retd Agarwal will diaognise 'sick' GMC

The state government has appointed a one-man committee to probe allegations of maladministration at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). READ

Blood-sucker Dy CM busy colouring RP, neglecting Health: Vishwajeet

Former health minister Vishwajeet Rane calls today’s health minister – deputy chief minister Francisco D’Souza - a blood-sucker, busy with colouring Regional Plan while playing with lives of the patients. READ

Delhi HC stays ban on +340 syrups, medicines till next Mon

The Delhi high court restrained the government from enforcing a ban on hundreds of drugs for another week on Monday until it has heard petitions from drugmakers challenging the order, a lawyer representing some of ... READ

20 Kannadigas across the border affected by Goa's monkey fever

At least 20 persons are suspected to have been infected by monkey fever in four villages nestled in forest areas of the Western Ghats under Kankumbi Primary Health Centre jurisdiction in Khanapur taluk adjoining Goa. READ

Centre bans 350 cough syrups, pain killers, anti-diabetics etc

The union of ministry of health has banned almost 350 popular drugs including cough syrups, cough suppressants for adults and children, pain killers, anti-diabetic and other drugs. READ

Goa's oysters harmful for lungs and kidneys?

Traces of cadmium, a chemical found in car batteries and used in the nuclear fission processes, are showing up in edible salt-water oysters in Goa, a tourism-oriented coastal state known for its beaches as much ... READ

Goa Governor scripts dance-drama on AIDS

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, who is a writer, has written a script for Jagriti, a dance-drama on AIDS and drugs and about its awareness, to be staged across the State soon. READ

Goa also 1st in using free condoms: 100%

Delhi is only preceded by Goa when it comes to utilising free condoms provided by the government, according to a 'Condom Fate Study' recently conducted by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) under the Union Health ... READ

Maggi to hit shelves this month from Goa, Punjab, Karnataka

After allegations of an unhealthy MSG and lead content, the FSSAI had issued a much talked about ban on Maggi that led the brand to withdraw from the Indian market. READ

Goa waits for Maharashtra move, to lift ban on Maggi noodles

The Goa government has indicated its desire to revoke ban on Maggi noddles, however, Maharashtra government’s decision to challenge the Bombay High Court decision against its ban in the Supreme Court may delay the fate ... READ