Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) For the first time, the average life expectancy in Russia exceeded 72 years, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets has said.
Seoul, Aug 15 (IANS) South Korea has detected eggs contaminated with the pesticide fipronil and has momentarily banned egg products from all farms with over 3,000 hens, authorities announced on Tuesday.
Indore, Aug 14 (IANS) Popularly known as "Dr. Dadi", Padma Shri Dr. Bhakti Yadav passed away here on Monday. She was 91.
Ahmedabad, Aug 14 (IANS) With 11 more swine flu deaths in Gujarat on Monday, the death toll due to the disease since January has risen to 201, even as 145 new cases have been reported from across the state, officials said.
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) Swine flu has so far claimed five lives in Madhya Pradesh while 143 persons, suspected of having the deadly disease, have been tested in the state, health officials said on Monday.
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Lower levels of a brain chemical that regulates mood, sleep and appetite may be a key player in cognitive decline and not just a side-effect of Alzheimer's disease -- as previously believed, researchers have found.
Gurugram, Aug 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday inaugurated north India's first M6 Cyberknife robotic system at the Artemis Hospital here, saying that it will be a huge contribution towards the healthcare system in the region.
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Stanford University scientists have developed a new type of low-cost blood test that has the potential for quickly tracking cancer growth and spread.
Mogadishu, Aug 14 (IANS) The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday it had not recorded any case of polio disease in Somalia in the last three years, declaring the country polio free.
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A team-based online game designed to improve diabetes self-management appears to be effective in helping patients lower their hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a key measure of diabetes control, a new study has found.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The deadly swine flu has so far claimed eight lives in Odisha while 103 persons are now affected by the disease in the state, a health official said on Sunday.
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Infusion Nurses Society (INS) -- a global authority in infusion therapy -- on Sunday launched India's first online course on Infusion Therapy for nurses, under which it aims to train over 3,000 nurses in the vital medical procedure.
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that an outright ban on the import and sale of some hazardous pesticides may help bring down cases of suicides among farmers.
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) A limited edition silver coin on Lord Krishna will be released on Janmashtami on August 15 by the Republic of Chad in commemoration of the 5,244th birth anniversary of the Hindu God, officials said on Saturday.
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a nanotechnology-based test that can quickly detect the presence of the Zika virus in the blood, an advance that may also be applicable to other emerging infectious diseases.