New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Low and middle income countries have seen a rise of nearly five million cardiovascular deaths since 1990, revealed a study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC) on Wednesday.
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) In a first, US scientists have developed a plant-based Zika vaccine that could be more potent, safer and cheaper to produce than other medicines being developed for the disease.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) To tackle worm infections in children, the Health Ministry has decided to start its second round of National Deworming Day (NDD), 2017, to target 11 crore children across the country.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Expressing concern over the rising diabetes burden in India, former Indian Cricketer Anil Kumble on Wednesday urged citizens, especially youths, to go for timely diagnosis and early initiation of treatment if diagnosed with diabetes.
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) A single dose of a life-extending protein hormone -- naturally produced in both kidney and brain -- may lead to rapid improvement in cognitive and physical performance, indicating potential for the development of treatments for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden have developed a new method for very rapidly determining whether infection-causing bacteria are resistant or susceptible to antibiotics.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new drug that has the potential to strip cancer cells of their "immortality", a finding that could help in treating patients suffering from one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia.
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to extreme heat may be at increased risk of delivering preterm babies, says a study.
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) Researchers have shown that a battery activated by spit has the potential to power point-of-care diagnostic applications in extreme conditions.
Hyderabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, a subsidiary of Mylan N.V., a leading global pharmaceutical company, has received marketing authorisation from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for its Avonza antiretroviral (ARV) drug.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) Swine flu claimed two more lives in Odisha on Tuesday as the toll climbed to three this year, an official said.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has rolled out a Rs 481.95 crore scheme for strengthening food testing in the country, parliament was informed on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Domestic diagnostics start-up CORE Diagnostics on Tuesday partnered with Canada-based Contextual Genomics to introduce a genomic test that will improve cancer treatment in India, the company said.
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) The brains of women are significantly more active in many more areas of the brain than men, especially in the prefrontal cortex, involved with focus and impulse control, and the limbic or emotional areas of the brain, involved with mood and anxiety, new research has found.
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a new device that can non-invasively convert skin cells into elements of any organ with a single touch, a finding that may help repair injured tissues, blood vessels and nerves.