Aden, June 9 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), a volunteer humanitarian organisation in Dubai, has sent a new shipment of antibiotics to combat cholera in the Yemen as part of the UAE's efforts to contain the epidemic.
Taipei, June 9 (IANS) An anti-platelet drug based on a snake venom that may prevent blood cells from forming blood clots may be much safer for treating heart disease, according to new research.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) As 15-20 per cent children in Delhi's private schools suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a leading pulmonologist on Thursday urged people with the disorder to choose the correct CPAP device for its treatment for a good sleep.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Conferred with the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for global tobacco control on Thursday, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said that there has been a 54 per cent relative reduction in prevalence of tobacco use among minors.
London, June 8 (IANS) In a first, a blood test that can predict the onset and track progression of Huntington's disease has been developed.
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Australia's New South Wales' (NSW) state announced on Thursday that it will ban sugar-based beverages in all hospitals in order to combat increasing obesity.
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) An 11-year-old Australian girl diagnosed with cerebral palsy climbed the Great Wall of China, accompanied by family members and volunteers.
Melbourne, June 7 (IANS) Australian scientists began a clinical trial of injecting radiotherapy to combat aggressive breast cancer, media reported on Wednesday.
Melbourne, June 7 (IANS) A vast majority of women are not achieving a healthy weight during pregnancy, an Australian study released on Wednesday has found.
Toronto, June 6, Compared to Cesarean section deliveries, mid pelvic deliveries with forceps and vacuum may cause greater trauma to mothers and babies, a new study has said.
New York, June 6, Older adults suffering from cirrhosis -- the severe scarring of the liver -- may be at an increased risk of stroke, especially hemorrhagic, a study has found.
New York, June 6 (IANS) Older adults with persistent pain show quicker memory decline as they age and are more likely to have dementia years later, an indication that chronic pain could be related to changes in the brain, researchers have found.