Deepak Chopra’s Infinite Potential” is a weekly, 12-part conversation series that features guests including Jane Goodall and Russell Brand, where the alternative medicine and New Age guru will investigate what makes us conscious beings and why it matters that we are.
Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, recently became the unlikely site of the world’s first in-human remote telerobotic cardiac surgery when Dr. Tejas Patel employed the CorPath GRX system to perform percutaneous cardiac interventions in five patients from a distance of nearly 20 miles.
India on Sunday launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would cover some 500 million poor people. The program, dubbed "Modicare", promises health cover worth 500,000 rupees ($6,900) to every poor family to treat serious ailments.
India has withdrawn a controversial tax on sanitary pads following a vocal campaign led by activists and Bollywood stars to boost female education and empowerment.
Indian-Americans and other South Asians are more likely to die of heart disease, including heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites living in the United States, the American Heart Association has warned.
An Indian soldier has died in West Bengal state of suspected infection by the Nipah virus, an official said Wednesday, heightening fears the rare disease may be spreading.
Indian authorities on Monday ordered the permanent closure of a controversial copper plant, which was at the center of deadly protests last week with 13 people killed by police fire.
With the death of one more patient who tested positive for Nipah virus (NiP) on Thursday morning, the disease has claimed 12 lives in Kerala, officials said. The death of Moosa was confirmed at a private hospital where he was being treated. Early this month, two of his sons and a relative also passed away. They were the first cases of NiP that were reported last week.
The death toll from an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus in southern India jumped to 10 Tuesday with more than 90 people quarantined to try to stem the spread of the disease, officials said.
A deadly virus carried mainly by fruit bats has killed at least three people in southern India, sparking a statewide health alert Monday. Eight other deaths in the state of Kerala are being investigated for possible links to the Nipah virus, which has a 70 percent mortality rate.
When the Lifeline Express rolled into the sleepy Indian town of Jalore, Bhagwana Ram Prajapat was anxiously waiting to board. The 55-year-old has been desperately looking for treatment for his grandson's cleft-lip and the specially converted sky-blue, seven-coach train was the answer to his prayers.
Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills seven million people each year, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) study released on Wednesday.
A surgeon has been stood down from his post at a New Delhi hospital for performing an unnecessary operation on a patient's leg after confusing him with another man, an official said Tuesday.
The Silicon Valley-based supporters of Jaipur Foot Armand Neukermans and OP Choudhary have been looking at ways to leverage the Silicon Valley-based technology infrastructure, world-class universities and their lab and research faculty and innovation mindset to develop low-cost prosthetics for Jaipur Foot.
Graduate students at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey believe they have found an innovative way to detect Parkinson’s disease in its early stages – an otherwise difficult and expensive undertaking.
One of the key contributing factors to South Asians’ rising rate of Type 2 Diabetes in developed countries like the U.S is their less nutritious dietary choices, according to researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin has donated $100,000 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America as part of its cancer-fighting campaign.
The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine countries published Wednesday.
More than 2,000 people from 96 countries around the world participated in the 29th annual International Yoga Festival at Rishikesh's Parmarth Niketan ashram. The week-long festival included yoga sessions, lectures and courses by over 80 revered saints, yogacharyas, presenters and experts.
Indian authorities have suspended two doctors and launched an investigation after a patient's severed leg was used as a pillow to prop up his head, a hospital official said Sunday.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and India’s Ambassador to the U.S. Navtej Sarna will headline the 36th annual convention of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. The gathering will be held at the Columbus Convention Center July 4-8, AAPI president Dr. Gautam Samadder announced.
Thousands of poor women in India's Tamil Nadu state have been offered free cosmetic breast surgery, including implants, its health minister said Friday, because "poor people also have a right to look beautiful."
Arpita Sheth stops short of calling herself a one-time party animal, but she has no hesitation in saying she was a “serious, serious party-goer” who had led an active social life. She would hike 6 to 7 miles a day every week and swim three times a week.
Indian surgeons who removed a massive brain tumor in a marathon seven-hour procedure said Thursday it could be the heaviest ever recorded. Santlal Pal, a 31-year-old shopkeeper, had been carrying around a tumor weighing nearly two kilos before the surgery on Feb. 14.
A couple of days in the week, I try to make all three meals grain-free. It sure is a challenge, given our copious rice consumption origins. How do you eat something that’s filling, healthy, tasty and without leaving you with the craving to chow down some carbs right after?