Health
 Medicon International 2017 focuses on importance of general medicine
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IBNS): Super speciality treatment is important, but general medicine is the base of any treatment, said Dr. Sujit Kar Purakayastha, one of the patrons of the organizing committee of Medicon International being held in Kolkata.
Drug resistant malaria is a major problem in SE Asia : Expert
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IBNS): Drug resistant malaria has now become one of the biggest problems in South East Asia, a Myanmar-based health expert said here at an international medical conference.
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IBNS): Metro Railways, Kolkata in association with Rotary Calcutta Metro City, Rotary District 3291 and SRL Ltd organized Two mega Diabetes Detection Camps at the Park Street and Central stations from 9 am- 1 pm where over 450 beneficiaries were screened for Diabetes on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IBNS): Eastern Railways, in association with Rotary Calcutta Metro City, Rotary District 3291 and SRL Ltd, organized a diabetes screening camp at the Sealdah Railway Station where 325 tests were conducted on the occasion of World Diabetes Day on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS): Kolkata's Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Protiviti (a global consulting firm) recently organised a programme to help members of the healthcare industry to face and resolve some of the key challenges facing them in execution of their duties.
The ever-increasing complexities of modern life are creating more problems for the human mind than it can cope with. Mental illness, including addiction and alcoholism, is assuming greater proportions as challenging social problems. Kolkata-based Antara strives to extend a helping hand to the mentally-distressed in ways more than one. KamalPrakash, President, Antara, talks about the challenges on World Mental Health Day, observed on October 10.