IANS | October 12, 2017 3:06 PM
Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have demonstrated both safety and the ability to elicit an immune response that would last for at least one year, results of a clinical trial have shown.
Associated Press | October 12, 2017 2:51 AM
While the obesity rate among children in rich countries may have peaked, kids in developing countries are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds, according to research released today.
PTI | October 10, 2017 5:19 PM
A technology start-up in Singapore has designed a robot masseuse that specialises in back and knee massages. Named Emma, short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, the robot mimics the human palm and thumb to replicate therapeutic massages such as shiatsu and physiotherapy.
PTI | October 10, 2017 2:09 AM
A boy, aged just one year and nine months, suffering from a spinal deformity along with tuberculosis, underwent a four-hour long successful surgery at a private hospital here.
FE Online | October 9, 2017 10:39 AM
This new vaccine will be tested on around 2,000 humans living in Berkshire and Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom of the age 65 and above.
PTI | October 8, 2017 5:03 PM
Expensive medicines may make you feel worse, according to a study which found that people are more likely to experience stronger side effects when a treatment seems to be costly.
ANI | October 8, 2017 11:33 AM
Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious in taste too. It does not just gives a great taste but also have benefits in digestion, heart health and weight loss.
IANS | October 3, 2017 1:34 PM
Are you in the habit of missing your breakfast everyday?
PTI | October 2, 2017 2:15 PM
A typhoid vaccine, licensed only for use in children under two years of age in India, could prevent over half of the infections, according to a study published in The Lancet journal.
PTI | October 1, 2017 5:18 PM
A silent epidemic of dream loss may be at the root of many of the illnesses attributed to sleep deprivation, say scientists, suggesting that the unrecognised public health hazard may contribute to depression, a study claims.
IANS | October 1, 2017 5:11 PM
Researchers have identified a small protein that could potentially improve the symptoms and mortality associated with the flu and possibly other types of infectious illness as well.
PTI | October 1, 2017 2:30 PM
Men in urban areas suffer more than women from hypertension and its prevalence is highest in Kerala, says a report of the city-based National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).
IANS | September 30, 2017 3:13 PM
We often defy sleepiness and stay awake when attention is necessary, but also experience an inescapable desire to sleep in boring situations. Do you know why?
IANS | September 30, 2017 3:02 PM
Is your child not engaging and performing well in classroom activities? It may be the result of physical abuse and punishment that he or she is subjected to at home, researchers have found.
PTI | September 30, 2017 1:08 PM
Zinc supplements may halt the rapid growth of esophageal cancer cells, according to a study that could lead to new prevention and treatment strategies for the disease.
Big boost to Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, India registers massive 8 pct decline in Infant Mortality RateFE Online | September 29, 2017 7:27 PM
Compared to 2015, India has registered 90000 lesser infant deaths in 2016.
PTI | September 29, 2017 3:58 PM
A drug used to treat Parkinson’s disease has significant anticancer effects in human cells and could pave the way for novel treatments against the deadly disease, scientists have found.
IANS | September 29, 2017 11:54 AM
While advancing age increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), living a healthy life from your youth may help prevent the disease, which is touted as the number one killer in both men and women globally as well as in India, experts suggest.
IANS | September 28, 2017 6:12 PM
Scientists have developed a new paper-based test that can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes as well as accurately distinguish Zika virus from related viruses like Dengue.
PTI | September 28, 2017 4:59 PM
Scientists have developed a revolutionary new blood test for detecting a heart attack that could speed up diagnosis and help patients get out of hospital more quickly.
FE Online | September 19, 2017 1:12 PM
More than six million people lost their lives due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India in 2016 and Ischemic heart disease being one of the root causes of these deaths.
Reuters | September 19, 2017 11:14 AM
The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday.
IANS | September 18, 2017 3:19 PM
Children with the most common type of brain cancer could soon have gentler treatment options, thanks to the discovery that the condition can be divided into seven separate sub-groups each needing a different treatment.
PTI | September 17, 2017 2:17 AM
The Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) immunisation programme will be launched from October 7 in four districts of Haryana, the state government said on 17th September.
IANS | September 16, 2017 11:48 AM
Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems of modern times. It is characterised by persistently high levels of blood glucose (sugar) in the body.
PTI | September 15, 2017 4:42 PM
Scientists have developed an app to be used with the optical head-mounted display Google Glass that can help improve social skills of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
PTI | September 15, 2017 4:03 PM
MIT scientists have developed a new technology that may help develop a ‘super injection’ which can deliver all childhood vaccines through a single jab.
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