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Antibiotic resistant "super bug" found at Aligarh Muslim University

NDM-4 detected at Aligarh is a more deadly variant of the New Delhi metallo lactamase NDM-1 first isolated from a Swedish patient of Indian origin in 2009. (Reuters)

A deadly bacteria variant known as NDM-4, which is also called the "super bug", has been found...

Most Indians live in pucca houses but lag in sanitation, says NSSO reportEmami gains on entry in feminine hygiene market
Liu called for the international community to fund more beds for a regional network of field hospitals. (AP Photo)
World 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola: MSF
International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said today the world was "losing the battle" t...

Massive surge in cancer cases in India but where are the doctors?

Doctor-patient ratio: Less than 1,600 cancer specialists to treat an estimated 1 crore cancer patien...

Homophobic, racist posts on Facebook harm mental health

Social networks, including Facebook, increase the risk of being exposed to "offensive...

We have mites living on our faces!

Scientists have for the first time found that mites crawl along everyone's face...

Japanese researchers develop 30-minute Ebola test

Japanese researchers have developed a new method that can detect Ebola presence in 30 minutes...
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Massive surge in cancer cases nationwide but where are the doctors?
Huge gap in doctor-patient ratio, less seats in medical colleges.
You can train your brain to prefer healthy foods
Scientists have found that humans can train their brain to prefer healthy foods over unhealthy ones....
Action packed TV might make you snack more: Study
Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study.
Wine only good for heart when you exercise: study
According to a study, wine only protects against heart disease those people who daily exercise...
Drinking tea cuts risk of non-cardiovascular mortality
Drinking tea reduces the risk of dying from causes unrelated to the heart, a new study has claimed.
Batteryless cardiac pacemaker powered by heart!
Researchers have developed a new batteryless cardiac pacemaker which is based on an automatic...
New method to diagnose malaria found
Scientists have developed a fast, reliable and inexpensive method to diagnose malaria...
‘Astonishing’ new heart failure drug developed that cuts risks by a fifth
A new medicine from Novartis could replace drugs that have been central to treating heart failure...
Intelligent healthcare with Big Data analytics
Big Data holds the promise to reshape medical practices to deliver more accurate and effective treat...
Japan to work with India in finding Sickle Cell Anaemia remedy
Narendra Modi discussed the issue with Nobel Prize winner for Medicine (2012) S Yamanaka when he vis...
New drug effective in treating heart failure
An experimental drug has reduced deaths from chronic heart failure by 20 per cent...
Celebration in Liberia slum as Ebola quarantine lifted
Crowds sang and danced in the streets of a seaside neighborhood in Liberia on Saturday.
Clockwork heart pacemaker does away with batteries
Swiss engineers, famous for making the world's finest watches, are turning their hands to cardiology...
WFP says it needs $70 million to feed 1.3 million people in Ebola quarantine
The World Food Programme needs to raise $70 million to feed 1.3 million people at risk from Ebola.
Japan to work with India in finding Sickle Cell Anaemia remedy
Japan today agreed to work with India in inventing treatment to the Sickle Cell Anaemia.
Growth hormone for children tied to greater stroke risk: Study
Childhood treatment with human growth hormone is strongly associated with an increased risk for stro...
New laser-based tool maps how drug abuse affects brain
Scientists have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow to th...
Plastics used in bottles could damage developing ovaries
Researchers at Harvard have been trying to assess how BPA affects humans through studies of women en...
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