New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have developed a functioning artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage typically seen in patients who have suffered a heart attack.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India recorded six per cent of the world's new malaria cases in 2016 which stood at 216 million, according to the World Malaria Report 2017 by World Health Organization (WHO).
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) An estimated one in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries like India is either "substandard or falsified", says a new research report from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Substandard or falsified medicines promote antimicrobial resistance in people, who can pass on the mutant infection while travelling abroad. Such bacteria or virus resistant to medicine will become impossible to treat, says a WHO report.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A seven-year-old boy has succumbed to dengue, two days after he was admitted to the Ram Monohar Lohia (RML) Hospital here, hospital authorities said.
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Researchers have found a treasure trove of bacteria with the potential to fight HIV as well as tackle the world's antibiotic problem from soils in one of the highest, driest places on earth.
Toronto, Nov 28 (IANS) The family risk for asthma -- typically passed from mothers to babies -- may not be a result of genetics alone. Researchers have found that microbes in a baby's digestive tract may also be involved.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu was adjudged the best state in Organ Donation for the third time in a row, with 5,933 organs retrieved from 1,056 donors, a Health Ministry statement said on Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday bagged the bronze medal for its "creative and informative display" at the 37th India International Trade Fair 2017.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Doctors from city-based BLK Super Specialty Hospital said on Monday that they successfully performed the first ever kidney transplant in Tanzania in partnership with Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam.
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman patient at a Kanpur hospital has been diagnosed as suffering from non-contagious Darier's skin disease, making her the first reported case in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Monday.
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) High levels of an enzyme known to suppress the immune system may put patients diagnosed with the most common form of leukemia at the risk of early death, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) A toilet revolution has begun at Qinghai Lake, a famous tourist destination in China's Qinghai province aimed at installing and upgrading toilets in and around the area, authorities said on Monday.
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Department of Biotechnology has decided to give a big push for research in "tissue engineering" aimed at eventually creating human organs in a dish apparently for overcoming the problems of donor organ shortages.
London, Nov 27 (IANS) An immunotherapy drug has the potential to treat a rare pregnancy cancer belonging to a group of diseases called gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), results of a clinical trial show.