Tokyo, March 27 : More than 10 per cent of Japanese youngsters who acquired acute brain syndrome after contracting Covid-19 have passed away, according to the findings of a recent...Read More..
New Delhi, March 26 : Delhi on Sunday reported 153 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours against 139 reported on the previous day, as per the government health...Read More..
London, March 26 : Exposure to human odours, collected from other people’s sweat, may be used to boost treatment for some mental health issues, a new study has shown. According...Read More..
Kolkata, March 26 : West Bengal has reported its first Covid death in over three months. On Saturday night, Gobindo Kundu (72), a resident of Nadia district, passed away.Sources in...Read More..
New Delhi, March 26 : India reported 1,890 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a rise from the previous day’s count of 1,590 cases, according to...Read More..
Hyderabad, March 26 : Blood clots in veins often cause chances of death and these clots can be avoided with just a mile’s walk daily. An awareness walk on Deep...Read More..
New Delhi, March 26 : After the gradual but sustained rise in Covid-19 infections in the national capital, the Delhi government hospitals will hold mock drills in the city to...Read More..
New Delhi, March 25 : People with epilepsy have an increased risk of early death, according to a new study ahead of Purple Day. Purple Day is celebrated annually on...Read More..
New Delhi, March 25 : More than 2,200 non-faculty posts are lying vacant in AIIMS Patna, a Parliamentary panel has noted in a recent report. The panel took note of...Read More..
London, March 25 : The UK Space Agency is planning to send two experiments that are aimed to improve understanding of currently incurable child brain tumours and the muscle ageing...Read More..
London, March 25 : Finnish researchers have developed a molecule that is, when administered nasally, extremely effective in preventing the disease caused by all known variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus,...Read More..
New Delhi, March 25 : Amid rising cases of Covid-19 across the country, the Centre on Saturday issued a joint advisory underlining to keep a close watch on the evolving...Read More..
New Delhi, March 25 : India reported 1,590 new Covid cases and six deaths in last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data on Saturday. With the fresh...Read More..
New York, March 25 : Male babies born to mothers with SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy were more likely to be diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder in...Read More..
London, March 25 : Prescribing antibiotic therapy to people hospitalised with common viral respiratory infections such as influenza is unlikely to save lives, finds a study. Respiratory infections account for...Read More..
Kolkata, March 25 : Kolkata reported a total of 13,316 cases of tuberculosis (TB) in 2022, posing as a major concern for the West Bengal state department as well as...Read More..
Nairobi, March 25 : The eradication of tuberculosis (TB) in high-burden African countries could be realised by 2030 once governments prioritise robust financing to cater for enhanced surveillance, diagnosis, treatment,...Read More..
Kigali (Rwanda), March 25 : Public health workers and local leaders in eastern Rwanda’s Kirehe district bordering Tanzania are working together to heighten surveillance measures at the Rusumo common border,...Read More..
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 : Malaysia has seen a spike in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases over the past year, Health Minister Zaliha Mustafa said. The number of cases...Read More..
Dar Es Salaam, March 25 : Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has urged fellow citizens to work together with the government and development partners in ending tuberculosis. “Efforts should also...Read More..
Johannesburg, March 25 : Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the leading causes of ill health and death in South Africa, the country’s Deputy President Paul Mashatile said during the 2023...Read More..
New Delhi, March 24 : The parents of children suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a fatal genetic disease, gathered at the Jantar Mantar on Friday to raise awareness about...Read More..
Copenhagen, March 24 : Europe remains a long way from meeting its target to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and an increased burden of drug-resistant...Read More..
New Delhi, March 24 : Delhi on Friday reported 152 new Covid infection in the last 24 hours against 117 cases reported on previous day, as per the government health...Read More..
New Delhi, March 24 : The Supreme Court on Friday said that all prisoners, released on emergency parole by the state high-powered committees constituted on its order during the Covid...Read More..
Bengaluru, March 24 : Karnataka Health Department is concerned as 100 plus new Covid cases are reported daily since March 21, with Friday’s tally being 131 fresh infections, 126 discharges,...Read More..
New Delhi, March 24 : A team of international scientists have identified new bat species native to the UK that carry Covid-like virus, and may be just a few mutations...Read More..
Sydney, March 24 : Taking painkillers for back pain? A new study stated that effectiveness and safety of commonly used painkillers (analgesics) for short bouts of low back pain remains...Read More..
Bhubaneswar, March 24 : Odisha reported 17 new Covid-19 positive cases on Friday, taking the total number of positive cases to 73, officials said. As many as 5,600 samples have...Read More..
New York, March 24 : People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, may experience genome structure changes that not only may explain immunological symptoms after infection, but also...Read More..
Tokyo, March 24 : Japan’s Health Ministry has found that about 40 per cent of people as of last month had a type of coronavirus antibody which can only be...Read More..
By Rachel V.ThomasNew Delhi, March 24 : India’s END tuberculosis (TB) programme, that is committed to making India Tuberculosis-free by 2025, five years ahead of the global target of 2030,...Read More..
Varanasi (UP), March 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India had made appreciable progress in eradication of Tuberculosis mainly due to public participation. Speaking at the...Read More..
Tokyo, March 24 : Using heated tobacco products — an alternative to traditional cigarettes, similar to e-cigarettes or vapes — is more likely to make you susceptible to Covid virus...Read More..
London, March 24 : Being vaccinated against Covid halves people’s risk of developing long Covid, according to new research conducted on more than 860,000 patients. The findings showed that overweight...Read More..
New Delhi, March 24 : In the last 24 hours, India reported 1,249 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. The country’s total active...Read More..
New Delhi, March 23 : The national capital on Thursday reported 117 fresh Covid infections in the last 24 hours compared to 84 cases reported on the previous day, as...Read More..
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 : Kerala Health Minister Veena George said on Thursday that while utmost caution has to be exercised in the wake of rising Covid cases in the state,...Read More..
New Delhi, March 23 : Amid the new Covid surge in the country, the Omicron variant and it’s sub-lineage continue to be the predominant variant in the country. According to...Read More..
By Rachel V.ThomasNew Delhi, March 23 : Advances in medical technologies, that came with the inclusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and deep tech, have...Read More..
New York, March 23 : If you had Covid infection before you took vaccination, chances are that you might have less immunity, claimed a study. Researchers at the Stanford University...Read More..
New Delhi, March 23 : On the second day of the ‘Illness to Wellness Summit organised by ASSOCHAM Foundation for CSR, under the aegis of Associated Chambers of Commerce and...Read More..
London, March 23 : Use of progestogen-only hormonal contraceptives is associated with a 20 to 30 per cent higher risk of breast cancer, warned a study. Breast cancer is one...Read More..
Hanoi, March 23 : With more than 450 malaria patients including one death as of 2022, Vietnam has set the target to eliminate the disease with increasing funding and human...Read More..
Tokyo, March 23 : A total of 870 people tested for HIV-AIDS in Japan last year, marking a 20-year low, the Health Ministry said. Data released by the Ministry showed...Read More..
London, March 23 : Chocolate bars, crisps and fries — why can’t we just ignore them? According to a new study, foods with a high fat and sugar content change...Read More..
New York, March 23 : The number of “hidden” infections tied to a place, or cases of infected people who show no symptoms, could be the key indicator for dengue...Read More..
New Delhi, March 23 : India recorded 1,300 fresh Covid cases and three deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data on Thursday. Country’s total...Read More..
Lucknow, March 23 : Lucknow has reported eight Covid-19 cases, the highest one-day spike this year, according to data provided by the Lucknow Chief Medical Officer. According to health officials,...Read More..
Lucknow, March 23 : Four persons have been booked for allegedly killing a Unani doctor in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh’s state capital. The doctor was found dead under mysterious circumstances on...Read More..
Dar Es Salaam, March 23 : Tanzanian authorities have said they have recorded 60 cases of cholera in the country’s four regions between February 19 and March 15. George Simbachawene,...Read More..
Nairobi, March 23 : Kenyan health authorities have said they are on high alert after neighbouring Tanzania detected the first-ever case of Marburg virus disease in the country’s northwest Kagera...Read More..
Jerusalem, March 22 : German biotechnology company BioNTech SE will establish a centre in Israel for the development and production of vaccines and drugs against cancer, the Israeli Finance Ministry...Read More..
Srinagar, March 22 : At a time when strong tremors jolted parts of north India, including Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday night after an earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck the...Read More..
Jaipur, March 22 : Around 6,000 resident doctors went on strike on Wednesday against the Right to Health Bill passed in the Rajasthan Assembly recently, crippling healthcare services at hospitals,...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday inaugurated a two-day technical symposium to develop a strategic framework and roadmap for dengue control in India. The...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to place before its new Group of Ministers (GoM) its order relating to payment of...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Delhi on Wednesday reported 84 fresh Covid infections in the last 24 hours, as per the government health bulletin. Meanwhile, the positivity rate of the...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Amid rising cases of coronavirus across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the status and the preparedness...Read More..
Geneva, March 22 : During the Covid pandemic, people living with cancer, heart diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes and other noncommunicable disease (NCD) experienced difficulties in accessing their routine medicines,...Read More..
Bhopal, March 22 : A private medical college and hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore has been suspended from the Ayushman Bharat scheme over several irregularities found by the state health...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Anxiety and depression have been found to be most prevalent among Covid-19 patents, as per a study conducted on more than 1,50,000 people in Jharkhand...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : A recent study which found the deadly Covid-19 may have originated in raccoon dogs from the Wuhan market in China, hints that the pandemic may...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Tuberculosis (TB), commonly known to impact the lungs, can also affect a woman’s reproductive health.However, timely intervention can improve treatment outcomes and help women to...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : ASSOCHAM Foundation for CSR, under the aegis of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), one of the apex trade associations of India,...Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on a day-long visit on March 24, where he will address the One World TB Summit and dedicate...Read More..
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 : Kerala Health Minister Veena George, chairing a meeting to review the increase of Covid cases in the state on Wednesday, said it would be better if...Read More..
By Quaid NajmiMumbai, March 22 : It was on the auspicious Gudi Padwa festival in 2007 that Pune gynaecologist Dr Ganesh Rakh had started his small Medicare Hospital in a...Read More..
Chennai, March 22 : Senior Congress leader and recently elected Erode East MLA, E.V.K.S.Elangovan who was admitted to a private medical college hospital in Porur, Chennai has tested negative. The...Read More..
London, March 22 : Gaming apps can help identify ongoing problems with navigation — a common long-term symptom of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) — making these issues easier to diagnose...Read More..
Canberra, March 22 : Health authorities in Western Australia state have issued a warning to residents and tourists in the Kimberley region to avoid contact with mosquitoes, following an outbreak...Read More..
Lucknow, March 22 : The treatment period for patients of tuberculosis (TB) will soon reduce from six-nine months to three-four months which will be possible after the addition of some...Read More..
London, March 22 : Want to boost your heart health? Eating a handful of nuts and seeds can help you reduce the risk of heart disease by 25 per cent,...Read More..
Washington, March 22 : The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned of a rapid rise and geographic spread of an emerging fungus called Candida auris (C.auris)....Read More..
New Delhi, March 22 : India on Wednesday recorded 1,134 new Covid cases, a significant surge from the previous day’s 699 infections, according to the Union health ministry data. Currently,...Read More..
London, March 22 : Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has admitted that the Parliament was “misled” by his statements on rule-breaking government parties held during the Covid-19 pandemic. “I...Read More..
New Delhi, March 21 : Delhi on Tuesday reported 83 fresh Covid infections and one death in the last 24 hours, as per the government health bulletin. Meanwhile, the positivity...Read More..
Bengaluru, March 21 : A study by a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here has added to the growing body of evidence about how efficient...Read More..
Chennai, March 21 : A 27-year-old man who had died of Covid-19 in a private hospital in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchi was infected with the Omicron-XBB variant, officials said on Tuesday....Read More..
New Delhi, March 21 : Amid the rising number of flu infections caused by H3N2 virus, children have been particularly affected, said doctors on Tuesday. Doctors have reported a disturbing...Read More..
New York, March 21 : Post Covid-19 breathing problems are caused by a condition known as lung fibrosis, when damaged lungs form scar tissue, which makes it difficult for lungs...Read More..
Jaipur, March 21 : The Right to Health Bill was passed in the Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday amidst a hue and cry by the opposition BJP. Rajasthan has become the...Read More..
Chennai, March 21 : Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Tuesday asked people not to worry about slight increase in Covid cases in the state, but advised them to...Read More..
Toronto, March 21 : Researchers have identified a protein found in superbugs that enhances SARS-CoV-2 replication by 10- to 15-fold. Global data shows nearly 10 per cent of severe Covid-19...Read More..
Karachi, March 21 : The Covid-19 positivity rate in Karachi has reached 28.30 per cent, a health authority official said after 30 out of 106 people screened for the viral...Read More..
Kanpur, March 21 : A research to test the efficacy of use of antibiotics for the treatment of malnourished children has proved that kids do not need antibiotics. Doctors at...Read More..
Jaipur, March 21 : Patient care remained affected in Rajasthan as doctors’ protest against the Right to Health Bill entered its second day even as the state government is determined...Read More..
Hanoi, March 21 : Vietnam has raised concerns over the spread of dengue fever after the Health Ministry recorded a jump in the number of cases, local media reported on...Read More..
New Delhi, March 21 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought Arvind Kejriwal-led government’s response on a plea seeking release of the ex-gratia amount to families of police officers...Read More..
Washington, March 21 : US President Joe Biden has signed a bill to declassify intelligence information on the origins of the Covid pandemic, which has so far claimed more than...Read More..
New Delhi, March 21 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought Arvind Kejriwal-led government’s response on a plea seeking release of the ex-gratia amount to families of police officers...Read More..
London, March 21 : Covid-19 is associated with an increased risk of developing long-term gastrointestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome, according to a global study conducted in 14 countries including...Read More..
Hyderabad, March 21 : Nurses at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) went on a flash strike to protest against the alleged harassment by the incharge director. Alleging that the...Read More..
New Delhi, March 21 : India has reported 699 new Covid cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The country’s total...Read More..
Abuja, March 21 : A total of 78 million children are at the highest risk from a convergence of water-related threats in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, the Unicef has...Read More..
Lucknow, March 21 : For the first time this year, the active tally of Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 100 mark. The tally, by Monday night, stood...Read More..
Ranchi, March 21 : The number of active Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand has reached 10, while two active cases of H3N2 influenza have also been reported. Keeping this in view,...Read More..
Los Angeles, March 21 : The highly transmissible Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 now accounts for over 90 per cent of new Covid-19 cases reported in the US, according to the latest...Read More..
Jaipur, March 20 : Doctors in Jaipur on Monday staged a protest against the Rajasthan government’s proposed Right to Health Bill.The police tried to stop the protesters who came in...Read More..
New Delhi, March 20 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a high-level meeting with MCD officials on the rising number of stray dogs in the city and...Read More..
New Delhi, March 20 : Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that India aims to launch a global initiative on digital health as an institutional framework to converge...Read More..
By Rachel V.ThomasNew Delhi, March 20 : The fresh spike in Covid cases is not an indication of a new wave, and there is no need to panic, health experts...Read More..
Chennai, March 20 : E.V.K.S.Elangovan, the newly-elected Congress MLA from Erode (East) Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, who is admitted at a private hospital in Porur, Chennai, for a mild...Read More..
Jaipur, March 20 : Two persons died while 30 others tested positive for Covid-19 in Rajasthan on Sunday, taking the state’s active caseload to 117, raising concerns over the return...Read More..
New Delhi, March 20 : The market for Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms for the entire healthcare industry is set to grow to $4.3 billion in 2024 from $1.5 billion in...Read More..
London, March 20 : Individuals who are obese may be more susceptible to severe Covid-19 because of a poorer inflammatory immune response, which can affect the body’s ability to fight...Read More..
Hyderabad, March 20 : Telangana is among the states witnessing a rise in Covid-19 cases during March but the health officials say that there is nothing to panic as the...Read More..
Chennai, March 20 : Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday asked the people to maintain Covid protocol after a slight increase in cases was noted. In a statement,...Read More..
Mumbai, March 20 : Since the past few weeks, Maharashtra has been experiencing a gradual increase in Covid-19 infections, but health authorities said there is no cause for alarm as...Read More..
Chennai, March 20 : Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed an online open-source database of coronaviruses’ neutralising antibodies. The database called ‘Ab-CoV’ contains detailed information...Read More..
Kolkata, March 20 : Despite the recent spike in the number of people being affected by Covid-19 virus throughout the country, the effect so far is negligible in West Bengal....Read More..
New York, March 20 : In a first, doctors at Northwestern Medicine in the US, including one of Indian origin, successfully performed a double-lung transplant on two patients with stage...Read More..
Chandigarh, March 20 : Twelve new Covid-19 cases were reported in Punjab in the last 24 hours, while in the neighbouring Haryana 14 cases were detected, officials said on Mondauy....Read More..
Bhubaneswar, March 20 : After a gap of more than four months, Odisha has reported hospitalisation of a Covid-19 infected patient, officials said on Monday. According to sources, the Covid...Read More..
Guwahati, March 20 : Amid a fresh increase of Covid cases in several parts of the country, Assam in stark contrast currently has only one active case. Speaking to IANS...Read More..
Tokyo, March 20 : Reducing the negative effects of screen time on little minds might be as simple as encouraging kids to play outside, suggests a study by Japanese researchers....Read More..
Bhopal, March 20 : As many as four new Covid-19 cases were recorded in Madhya Pradesh, of which three were reported in Indore and one in Jabalpur district, according to...Read More..
Noida, March 20 : The number of active Covid-19 cases in Gautam Buddha Nagar district has reached 26, with seven new cases reported in Noida and Greater Noida West in...Read More..
Bengaluru, March 20 : Karnataka recorded as many as 78 fresh cases in the past 24 hours taking the active cases to 616, the state health department said on Monday....Read More..
Panaji, March 20 : The active Covid-19 caseload in Goa has increased to 103 after the state detected 18 positive cases. Without any new hospitalisation of any patient, the new...Read More..
New Delhi, March 20 : India recorded a single-day rise of 918 new Covid cases in the past 24 hours pushing the active cases to 6,350, according to the Union...Read More..
Seoul, March 20 : Amid a stable Covid situation, South Korea on Monday finally lifted its years-long mask mandate for public transportation. Wearing a mask is no longer mandatory on...Read More..
Lucknow, March 20 : An 8-year-old boy suffering from a congenital heart disease was operated upon in a coordinated manner by doctors of four departments in the King George’s Medical...Read More..
Lucknow, March 20 : Four fresh Covid cases have been reported in Lucknow, which took the total number of active cases to 12. This is for the first time this...Read More..
London, March 19 : Healthy dogs and cats could be passing on multidrug-resistant organisms to their owners, and likewise humans could be transmitting these dangerous microbes to their pets, according...Read More..
By Rachel V.ThomasNew Delhi, March 19 : Testing is paramount to identify HIV cases, and making self-testing a national policy can certainly pave the way for ending AIDS in India,...Read More..
By Ganesh BhattNew Delhi, March 19 : Several incidents of suicide by students have come to light in the recent past in many cities, including Chennai, Kota, Mumbai, Pune, Varanasi...Read More..
Varanasi (UP), March 19 : Knowing the risk that you face of getting a disease in later years may soon be possible. The zoology department of the Banaras Hindu University...Read More..
New York, March 19 : US scientists have developed a new tool to help physicians predict the risk of blood clots in patients with brain tumour. Venous thromboembolisms (VTE), blood...Read More..
Seoul, March 19 : The South Korean government’s decision to lift the mask mandate on public transportation and pharmacies in open public spaces will go into effect this week amid...Read More..
Sydney, March 19 : Ladies follow a Mediterranean diet to improve your heart health and reduce your risks of cardiovascular disease and death by nearly 25 per cent, suggests a...Read More..
Canberra, March 19 : Public transport use in Australia’s capital has rebounded to near pre-pandemic levels. According to data released by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government on Sunday, there...Read More..
By Pawan TripathiNoida, March 19 : With changing weather conditions, several diseases are knocking on the door of people’s homes here.People, who were yet to recover from the influenza virus...Read More..
New Delhi, March 18 : Delhi-based Anil (name changed) had been living with a kidney tube (nephrostomy) and a urine bag hanging outside his body for three months. The 32-year-old...Read More..
Seoul, March 18 : South Korea’s new Covid-19 cases stayed below 10,000 for the third consecutive day on Saturday ahead of the lifting of the mask mandate for public transportation....Read More..
New Delhi, March 18 : Covid-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed more than seven million deaths globally, may likely end up being as public health emergency of international concern’...Read More..
New Delhi, March 18 : The 38th meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) held on Saturday discussed the preparedness for any earthquake in the city and the ongoing...Read More..
New York, March 18 : Your lovable pet dog or cat may lead to you having more restless nights than people without pets, reveals a new study. According to researchers...Read More..
New Delhi, March 18 : The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged China to share more data amid reports that the origin of Covid pandemic has been linked to racoon...Read More..
New Delhi, March 17 : The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Punjab and Haryana High Court order, which directed registration of an FIR and setting up of a special...Read More..
New Delhi, March 17 : The deadly Covid-19 pandemic may have originated in raccoon dogs from the Wuhan market in China, according to an international team of virus experts. More...Read More..
Mumbai, March 17 : In what is stated to be the first of its kind surgery in Asia, a Rajasthani farmer successfully underwent a ‘bilateral total arm transplant’, spelling the...Read More..
New Delhi, March 17 : Delhi health minister Saurabh Bharadwaj on Friday urged the people to stay away from crowded places over rising cases of Covid-19 and H3N2 influenza in...Read More..
Bengaluru, March 17 : The World Sleep Day is an annual event organised by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Sleep Society on Friday (Mar 17).The objective is...Read More..
Gurugram, March 17 : The health department has sent the samples of 30 patients suspected of suffering from H1N1, H3N2 for examination, an official said on Friday. While issuing advisories...Read More..
Yadgir (Karnataka), March 17 : In a shocking incident, a baby died in mother’s womb as the doctor refused to perform a C-Section surgery until the family paid Rs 10,000...Read More..
Patna March 17 : Patna’s health department has reported one case of swine flu and two of the H3N2 influenza, an official said on Friday. Confirming the development, Patna civil...Read More..
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 : Normal functioning of hospitals in Kerala was disrupted as the dawn-to-dusk statewide strike called by Kerala-chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) began on Friday. All hospitals...Read More..
Bhopal, March 17 : The first case of H3N2 influenza is confirmed in Madhya Pradesh.According to state health department, the swab sample of a 26-year-old patient with symptoms of the...Read More..
Jaipur, March 16 : Announcing the verdict on a petition filed by patients suffering from rare diseases, the Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government to ensure that the...Read More..
Raichur (Karnataka), March 16 : Mantralaya seer Dr Subudendra Teertha Swamiji on Thursday warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai “not to test their patience” in...Read More..
New Delhi, March 16 : The Union Health Ministry on Thursday wrote to six states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka, which have reported significant rise in...Read More..
Kolkata, March 16 : In wake of rising number of children admitted with adenovirus related symptoms in West Bengal, the state Health Department on Thursday issued an advisory on dos...Read More..
By Rachel V ThomasNew Delhi, March 16 : India is currently seeing a surge in respiratory illness commonly characterised by cough, body ache, fever, and sore throat.But how to know...Read More..
Chennai, March 16 : The Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu Prisons Department to produce the details of the treatment provided to Coimbatore car blast case accused, Mohammed Asaruddin....Read More..
London, March 16 : People who sleep less than five hours a night could be at 74 per cent risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD) compared with seven to...Read More..
Chennai, March 16 : The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday approved a novel RT-qPCR test kit by Chennai-based KRIYA Medical technologies that can detect influenza (H1N1, H3N2,...Read More..
Chennai, March 16 : Senior Congress leader and Erode East MLA EVKS Elangovan, who was admitted to a private hospital at Porur, Chennai after he complained of breathlessness, is stable...Read More..
Tokyo, March 16 : The XBB.1.5 — subvariant of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron — has high transmissibility and infectivity, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. Researchers at...Read More..
Kolkata, March 15 : Four more deaths of children admitted with adenovirus-related symptoms have been reported from a Kolkata hospital since Tuesday evening. Of the four at the B.C.Roy Children’s...Read More..
London, March 15 : A single dose of the Jynneos vaccine is 78 per cent effective against symptomatic mpox infection, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases....Read More..
New Delhi, March 15 : The Central government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a proposal for framing rules to regulate e-pharmacies was under consideration and some more...Read More..
Chennai, March 15 : Tamil Nadu Health Minister, Ma Subramanian on Wednesday announced that there will not be any holidays for students up to Class 9 in the state due...Read More..
New Delhi, March 15 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday, in a petition invoking ‘Right to be forgotten’ and seeking removal of news and journal articles published on various...Read More..
Mumbai, March 15 : In a major public health concern, at least two persons have died in Maharashtra due to the H3N2 virus infection, Health Minister Tanaji Sawant said here...Read More..
Noida, March 15 : Every eighth person in India is at risk of developing glaucoma that causes irreversible blindness, a health expert said here on Wednesday. The optic nerve plays...Read More..
London, March 15 : Drinking coffee, a rich source of caffeine, may help curb the amount of body fat and reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, suggests a...Read More..
New Delhi, March 15 : Hepatologist Cyriac Abby Philips has raised concern over some homeopathic medicines containing the same amount of alcohol that a whiskey contains. In a series of...Read More..
Puducherry, March 15 : The Union Territory of Puducherry on Wednesday declared holidays for schools from classes 1-8 from Friday to March 26 in an effort to prevent the spreading...Read More..
Toronto, March 15 : It may be better to let a mild fever run its course instead of automatically reaching for medication, new research suggests. Researchers from the University of...Read More..
London, March 15 : Children infected with seasonal common cold are likely to have immunity against Covid-19, according to a research. During the pandemic, medical doctors and researchers noticed that...Read More..
Prayagraj/Ayodhya, March 15 : Fatalities due to silent heart attack are being increasingly reported.In two separate cases in Uttar Pradesh, two seemingly healthy men have died due to sudden heart...Read More..
Seoul, March 15 : South Korea will end the mask mandate for public transportation next week, lifting one of the last-remaining Covid-19 restrictions amid a stable pandemic situation, the government...Read More..
Chennai, March 14 : The Tamil Nadu Health Department has sent a circular to all the district health officers in the state to monitor the H3N2 cases in their respective...Read More..
New Delhi, March 14 : The NEET PG 2023 result was released by the National Board of Exams in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) on Tuesday – just nine days after the...Read More..
By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 14 : H3N2 virus is attacking kids and elderly so it is time to follow Covid protocols yet again – wearing masks, following social distancing and...Read More..
New Delhi, March 14 : Amid the possibility of above normal maximum temperatures over most parts of northeast, east and central India during March to May, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba...Read More..
Guwahati, March 14 : Children below five years of age landing in the ICUs of the hospital with acute H3N2 infection have been causing worry among the doctors in many...Read More..
Hyderabad, March 14 : Both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have seen a rise in the number of seasonal flu cases over the last couple of weeks but health authorities say...Read More..
Noida, March 14 : Delhi has witnessed a rise in H3N2 cases as the number of OPD patients coming with complaints related to symptoms of the influenza virus has increased.However,...Read More..
Kolkata, March 14 : The special task force constituted by the West Bengal government to tackle the rising cases of acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including those related to the H3N2...Read More..
New York, March 14 : Cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have the potential to reduce heart disease in people with obstructive sleep apnoea, according to a new study. Sleep apnoea is...Read More..
New York, March 14 : Researchers have identified genes that carry the risk for schizophrenia, an advance that may lead to new therapeutics. Schizophrenia is among the most serious mental...Read More..
Bhubaneswar, March 14 : The Odisha government has intensified its ILI (influenza-like illness) and SARI (severe acute respiratory infections) surveillance system following detection of 59 H3N2 cases, a health official...Read More..
New Delhi, March 14 : Amid rising cases of H3N2 infection across the country, Delhi’s Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP) has set up a 20-bed isolation ward for...Read More..
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 : The total number of H3N2 flu cases reported in Kerala has touched 13, according to the state Health Department. These cases were primarily reported from Alappuzha,...Read More..
By Rachel V.ThomasNew Delhi, March 14 : Protecting high-risk people with Covid appropriate behaviour is necessary to tackle the rising cases of influenza caused by the H3N2 virus, said Dr.Randeep...Read More..
Chandigarh, March 14 : After a lung cancer patient, who had contracted H3N2 influenza A virus died in Haryana last week, the state has stepped up vigil to prevent the...Read More..
Hanoi, March 14 : Vietnam’s Health Ministry has urged medical facilities to be vigilant for suspected cases of streptococcus suis, a bacteria that comes from pigs, after a number of...Read More..
London, March 14 : Wearing an eye mask can potentially enhance cognitive functions of the brain as it blocks ambient light while we sleep, suggests a study. Sleep is crucial...Read More..
Lucknow, March 14 : The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has put all medical facilities on alert in view of rising cases of H3N2 virus in the state. The...Read More..
New York, March 14 : People with less than six hours of sleep per night in the days surrounding Covid-19 vaccination can have a blunted antibody response, according to a...Read More..
Copenhagen, March 14 : In Denmark, 17 out of 100 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 experienced “long-term effects” within six to 12 months of being infected, according to...Read More..
New York, March 14 : Covid-19 can cause difficulty recognising faces and navigational problems, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Cortex, is the first to...Read More..
Prayagraj (UP), March 14 : The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has slapped a fine of Rs 50 lakh on Kamla Nehru Memorial Hospital here over alleged neglect in treatment...Read More..
New York, March 13 : Despite their benefits, new therapies for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) may accelerate the emergence of drug-resistant strains, according to a new report on Monday. Given...Read More..
New Delhi, March 13 : The Centre is planning to regulate the e-pharmacy industry over misuse of data, sources said. According to a source, the Health Ministry is working on...Read More..
Kolkata, March 13 : Amid fear of spreading adenovirus in West Bengal, four more child deaths have been reported from a Kolkata hospital from Sunday night till Monday afternoon. Though...Read More..
Mumbai, March 13 : In the first such surgery of its kind in western India, a total robotic liver transplant operation saved the life of an 8-month-old toddler from Ahmedabad...Read More..
New Delhi, March 13 : Even as India is seeing a spurt in Influenza cases, caused by H3N2 virus, health experts on Monday have suggested people to take precautionary measures...Read More..