Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Chinese researchers said on Thursday they might have solved the mystery of why the Zika virus causes microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Over 500 less fortunate children from 22 cities across India came together to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on World Tourism Day. For most of them, not only was this their first trip to Taj Mahal, but was also their first time in an airplane.
New Delhi/Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital was awarded Asia's Best Healthcare Brand for providing the best medical services to national and international patients, a hospital statement said on Thursday.
London, Sep 28 (IANS) In a breakthrough, researchers have found that the major structure of a foetal heart forms in just four days, a finding that can help doctors to intervene when a baby's heart fails to grow properly -- the major reason behind one in 10 miscarriages.
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new paper-based test that can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes as well as accurately distinguish Zika virus from related viruses like Dengue.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Seventy-four per cent of respondents in a recent set of polls said that corruption related to procurement/supplies is a common phenomenon at government hospitals while just 2 per cent said that was not the case. Twenty-four per cent were not sure about this.
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) A man in Jharkhand has refused to visit the house of his in-laws as there is no toilet there.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Facebook is rolling out a new tool for its 201 million Indian users that would make it easier for them to donate blood to the needy, while connecting blood banks and hospitals to willing donors residing nearby.
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Pharmaceuticals exports to Latin American countries are likely to be "muted" and for CIS countries, the exports is expected to "improve but very weakly", an official of India Ratings & Research said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) There has been a three-fold rise in cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Delhiites over the last three years, a survey said here on Wednesday.
Chicago, Sep 27 (IANS) Researchers from University of Michigan found that one out of five teens in the US reported at least one concussion diagnosis, and 5.5 per cent of them have had more than one concussion, according to a new study released on Tuesday.
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) An anti-dengue antibody-based drug could potentially protect a mother and her foetus from the deadly Zika virus as well, suggests new research.
London, Sep 26 (IANS) In a rare instance, a 35-year-old man in France who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness for the first time after neurosurgeons administered a nerve stimulation therapy.
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Once dubbed the world's heaviest woman, Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd-El Aty passed away at a hospital here on Monday just weeks after celebrating her 37th birthday.