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Health Care Management is the management discipline concerning the management and administration of health care facilities like hospitals, clinics, physician's offices, pathological laboratories, outdoor health care facilities, old age health facilities, etc. This is the crucial management discipline for the gross growth and development factors of health care sector. As the number of health care facilities are steadily increasing all over the world in conformity with the outbreak of various life style diseases and modern epidemics, heal care management as a management discipline is the fastest growing and one of the most popular management specialization.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study featuring a new colonoscope that allows doctors to see more of the colon shows promise that could revolutionize colorectal cancer screening.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study from Texas Tech University, El Paso, and the University of Mississippi, Oxford, holds promising results for diabetic patients suffering from indigestion symptoms like nausea, vomiting, bloating and heartburn.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pediatrician has said that if infants don't spend time on their stomach, it will be much harder for them to push on their arms, which will not only delay rolling over but may also flatten the back portion of their skull.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): People who have their first drink during puberty have a greater risk of developing alcohol problems later in life, new research has suggested.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): An experimental, inexpensive iPhone application transmitted diagnostic heart images faster and more reliably than emailing photo images.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that 30 countries in Africa with a total population of 508 million are considered to be at different levels of risk for yellow fever.
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged the prime minister to order the implementation of the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Middle-aged women suffering from depression are more than twice as likely to have a stroke, a new study has warned.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organizations.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) There is need to give priority to risk financing and risk insurance as part of disaster mitigation strategy, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy said Thursday, calling for a standard insurance policy covering major hazards.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Reliance Capital Thursday said its net profit surged by 77 percent to Rs.812 crore ($149 million) in the financial year ended March 31, 2013.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): An intensive training programme has been launched by the Government for Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers to provide qualitative healthcare to the rural population.
A study released Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco found that talking on a mobile phone causes systolic blood pressure - the higher number in a blood pressure reading and the number doctors pay more attention to as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease - to rise significantly.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Slain Indian convict Sarabjit Singh's lawyer Awais Sheikh and his son, who were kidnapped on Thursday morning in Lahore, have been found.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Regular intake of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, is linked to a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men, a new study has revealed.
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) At least seven people have been killed by stormy weather that has affected over 7,000 people in Sri Lanka, authorities said Wednesday.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she has had a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of getting breast cancer and that her partner Brad Pitt was very supportive.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Renowned Indian American health expert Mukesh Hariawala will address the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013 in Mumbai next month.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Central Government has asked the states to procure relief materials and equipment in advance to increase their capacities to deal with natural disasters effectively.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Over 300 iconic leaders, including Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani and Tata Group ex-chairman Ratan Tata, will take part in the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013, which has been organised by the Network 7 Media Group and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
Boston, May 14 (IANS) Noted Indian American surgeon Mukesh Hariawala will discuss the business implications of President Barack Obama's second term on the Indian healthcare system at a leadership conclave in Mumbai in June.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here today to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon and to discuss other disaster management related issues.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here tomorrow to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made progress in institutions for disaster prevention and mitigation but there is still a long way to go, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday and called for the involvement of communities in the effort.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made encouraging progress in recent years to put in place mechanisms for disaster prevention and mitigation, but there is still a long way to go and local communities must be involved in the effort, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday.
Tel Aviv, May 13 (IANS) Scientists in Israel have linked development of diabetes to stress at the workplace, made worse by low social support.
According to the latest notification published on the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)'s official website, online download of the SAIL MT admit card 2013 has been delayed and the candidates can now download the online SAIL MT recruitment admit card 2013 from 28th June, 2013. Earlier, the date for SAIL MT Admit card 2013 download was May 13.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists led by an Indian origin have linked perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) - chemical found in things such as nonstick cookware and packaged foods like microwave popcorn - to cardiovascular disease.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China is witnessing a big demand for male nurses who presently represent less than one percent of the total nursing population.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): People who used a workplace wellness center on frequent basis reported an improvement in their overall quality-of-life, while those that used the center less often reported no improvements in their physical quality-of-life and a decline in their mental quality-of-life, a new study has found.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) exercise and nutrition experts have offered tips for those in search of a summer slim down.
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) The toll due to the H7N9 avian influenza in China has risen to 33, with the death of an 83-year-old woman in Shanghai, officials said Saturday.
London, May 11 (IANS) New research shows that dementia and other neuro degenerative diseases are increasingly affecting people from an earlier age.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Sunless tanning products - whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills - have been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but young women likely will not use them if the products don't provide the perfect tan, according to a Baylor University researcher.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study from MIT led by an Indian origin scientist has identified influenza viruses circulating in pigs and birds that could pose a risk to humans.
Dubai, May 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's ministry of environment and water has lifted a ban on import of live birds from Australia, saying no cases of bird flu have been detected in the country.
Abu Dhabi, May 10 (IANS/WAM) No cases of novel coronavirus (NCoV) have been reported in the UAE, the health ministry said following reports about a man in France diagnosed with NCoV after his return from a trip to the UAE.
Tbilisi, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Georgian government is considering the possibility of legalising marijuana in the country, a minister said Friday.
London, May 10 (IANS) Researchers from the Michigan State University in the US have found that a strain of bacteria called Wolbachia bacterium can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, who gives credit to Salman Khan for his foray into acting, says his mother Mona credits the superstar with seeing his potential.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will honour 35 nursing professionals with the National Florence Nightingale Award on the occasion of International Nurses Day on May 12.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Work conditions can predict development of diabetes in healthy employees, a new study has found.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Eating food, which contains even a small amount of nicotine, like peppers and tomatoes, may help reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study has claimed.
Hanoi, May 9 (IANS) Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) One more person died Thursday in central China's Henan province due to the H7N9 avian influenza, bringing the nationwide death toll to 32, officials said.
New York, May 09 (ANI): Dennis Rodman will be celebrating his 52nd birthday this month surrounded by topless ladies.
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Four-time champion Lin Dan of China will defend his World Championship title in August, courtesy a wildcard given by the the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Hrithik Roshan was recently spotted launching a fitness book named 'Guide to your best body' written by his master trainer Kris Gethin in Mumbai.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Senior Asian-American leaders met with President Barack Obama and senior staff in a meeting that has been called a 'meaningful' discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Population stabilisation is a critical determinant of development and improvement in the quality of life, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.
New Delhi/Ambala, May 8 (ANI): The raging fire that engulfed a chemical factory in Ambala on Monday night has been brought under control, and the management has said that it is cooperating fully with the district authorities.
Asthma has become a common health issues around the globe at present due to increasing pollution and unhealthy lifestyle. Keeping this in mind, the increasing epidemic of Asthma across the world, World Asthma Day is being observed on May 7 every year with an objective to create awareness about Asthma among common people as how one suffering from Asthma can live a normal and controlled life
London, May 7 (IANS) British liquor giant Diageo has appointed Indian-origin Ivan Menezes as its next chief executive officer.
London, May 7 (IANS) British liquor giant Diageo has appointed Indian-origin Ivan Menezes as its next chief executive officer.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): World Asthma Day is being observed across the country today and the theme for this year is "You can control your asthma."
World Asthma Day is being observed across the world on 7 May 2013 as it is observed every year on the first Tuesday of May.....................
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild poliovirus transmission.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Chemicals and Fertilizers and Statistics and Programme Implementation Srikant Kumar Jena Tuesday will give away the third national awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemical and Downstream, Plastic Processing Industry for their outstanding contribution in the relevant industry............................
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study shows that those who are married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less educated and less attractive than couples of similar ages.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Chemicals and Fertilizers and Statistics and Programme Implementation Srikant Kumar Jena will give away the third national awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemical and Downstream, Plastic Processing Industry tomorrow.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) A 26-member British business delegation, led by Kenneth Clarke, cabinet minister and the prime minister's trade envoy, will visit Tamil Nadu this week to promote healthcare partnership with the state.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Regular bouts of physical exercise may help decrease violent behavior among adolescent girls, according to new research.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study by a Mount Sinai researcher has revealed that toxic waste sites with elevated levels of lead and chromium cause a high number of "healthy years of life lost" in individuals living near 373 sites located in India, Philippines and Indonesia.
New York, May 5 (ANI): Just a couple hours of exercise a week, of any intensity, can help prevent kidney stones from forming, a large study on women aged over 50 has found.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): In observance of May's Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has provided tips for prevention and early detection.
London, May 5 (ANI): Facebook and other social networking sites can affect your mental health, scientists have claimed.
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday that more than 10,000 tents would be needed in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda, Kishtwar and Bhaderwah districts to accommodate people whose homes have suffered massive damage because of the recent temblor.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US unemployment rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March, its lowest level since December 2008, the Labor Department reported.
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday sought a special financial package from the central government to overcome a debt of a whopping Rs.29,000 crore, a statement said here.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The first session of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) with the theme "Mainstreaming DRR in Development: From Risk to Resilience" will be held at New Delhi on May 13 and 14.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As many of 4,500 deaths or eight percent of all maternal deaths occur due to unsafe abortions every year, parliament was told Friday.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health detected lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals in lipsticks, some of which were found at levels that could raise potential health concerns.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Babies whose growth is at either extreme in the womb, either very small or very large, are at greater risk of developing autism, a new study has revealed.
New York, May 2 (ANI): Most Americans get around 13 percent of their calories from added sweeteners, a new study suggests.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Physically challenged people may soon be able to buy easy mobility when a low-cost electric wheelchair is launched, doctors here Thursday said.
XAT 2013 results have been declared by XAT 2013 results declared by The Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI). Candidates appeared for Xavier Admission Test (XAT) 2013 can check their results and download their score cards by visiting the official website of XAT at: http://xatonline.net.in/
London, May 2 (ANI): The deadly H7N9, which has swept through China, has moved a step ahead in becoming a global threat as key mutation signs suggest the spread of the disease between humans, a new research has revealed.
London, May 2 (ANI): A new survey has found that management-speak and all-staff emails have become some of the biggest office bugbears.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor on the lines of its flagship National Rural Health Mission, which is seen as successful in reaching the rural populace.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) to reduce rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and for universal access to reproductive health care.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor under the over-arching National Health Mission (NHM), official sources said.
Beijing, May. 1 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN Children's Fund ( UNICEF) and partners are stepping up vaccination campaigns in Syria, and neighboring Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, amid measles outbreaks in the region, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky told reporters here Tuesday.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has said the state government would seek early release of Rs.277 crore for afforestation, an official statement Wednesday said.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found a significant positive association between long sleep duration and the development of colorectal cancer, especially among individuals who are overweight or snore regularly.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Babies should be given a daily dose of vitamin D of 400 IU (international units) to help them stay healthy, a new study suggests.
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Aerosmith's frontman Steven Tyler has reportedly been dropped by his manager due to disagreement with the musician's lawyer over business affairs.
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Scientists in Australia are working on a blood test that could lead to routine screening for Alzheimer's disease.
Shanghai, May 1 (IANS/EFE) An 89-year-old man has died in Shanghai from bird flu, raising the toll from the outbreak of the H7N9 strain of the disease to 24, media reports said.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There is a need to introduce mental health programmes and improve the existing ones in schools so that behavioural and other mental problems can be kept at bay among children, experts said Tuesday.
Addis Ababa, April 30 (IANS) Ethiopia, with one of the highest blindness prevalence rates in the world, will soon get a major boost in medical treatment facilities with the opening of a state-of-the-art ophthalmology centre initiated by the wife of a former Indian ambassador to this East African nation.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): German Health Minister Daniel Bahr, who called on his Indian counterpart Ghulam Nabi Azad here this morning, appreciated India's efforts in strengthening the health sector.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health are studying fats, or lipids, to learn more about normal and abnormal biology in the body.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A sample survey by the government, conducted in schools in three cities, has shown that more than one percent of children suffer from diabetes, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Lok Sabha Monday.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Cash rewards for healthier habits may work, if you add on one more condition - peer pressure, according to a new study.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using mice as a model organism, scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): Exposure to certain wavelengths and levels of light has the potential to increase alertness during the post-lunch dip - mid-afternoon hours typically occurring from 2-4 pm, a new research has revealed.
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) The central government Friday agreed to sanction Rs.17 crore for strengthening infrastructure in four nursing institutes in Himachal Pradesh, a statement said here.