New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a prototype sensor that can rapidly determine whether an antibiotic has the potential to combat a given infection, thus hastening effective medical treatment and limiting the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a three-pronged antibody that has the potential to protect monkeys from infection of SHIV -- a form of HIV in the primates, which may in the future pave the way for treatment of humans.
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) The death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh stands at 87 in 83 days (July 1 to September 21), even as 129 persons are being treated for the disease in different hospitals, officials said on Friday.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India has progressed better than US and China in terms of its specialist doctors adopting digital modes to interact with patients and prescribe medicines, a study revealed on Friday.
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Preterm babies have more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness during the night as compared to full-term babies but they are more likely to fall asleep independently, a new study suggests.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eight cancer survivors are raring to hit the dusty tracks in Punjab and Chandigarh to spread the message of preventing childhood cancer and collect 300,000 signatures to appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make paediatric cancer a child health priority.
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Worried over the growing number of youth who are single at their "marriageable" age, the Chinese government is encouraging them to go on organised blind dates.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) In a rare surgery, a 10-year-old boy with a swollen heart valve was cured with a complex Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair surgery at a hospital here, doctors said on Thursday.
Haridwar, Sep 21 (IANS) A spiritual organisation based here has rolled out four "raths" from four corners of the country to campaign against drugs and tobacco use and to highlight the importance of environment, a journey that will cover 21,817 km in all.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Pollen grains, whose levels are known to become higher during spring and fall, are among the main causes for serious allergic reactions and asthma attacks among the people in Delhi, said a new study on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute here successfully conducted a bypass surgery to revive a woman, who was nearly brain dead with no oxygen supply to the brain and "zero" blood pressure level for 10 minutes, the hospital said on Wednesday.
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Doctors can prescribe cranberry products as the first line of defence against repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs), a study has found.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has spent over Rs 100 crore for maintenance of 4,560 medical devices which were not functional in various public hospitals in the country, Union Minister of Health J.P. Nadda said on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) As the Indian population ages fast, the burden of Alzheimers disease will continue to increase and put additional pressure on the limited resources available to tackle the situation, a report said.