Despite an extensive mid-day meal programme, a third of children in schools run by Indias richest municipal corporation in the countrys richest city, are malnourished, according to a new report that quotes the corporations own data, obtained through a right-to-information request.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Aiming to replicate the latest interventional heart technologies, the Cardiology Society of India on Wednesday urged patients with blockages of coronary arteries to undergo Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) as these help in better assessment for stent placement.
New Delhi, May 31, Youngsters who smoke may be at risk of developing low bone density -- a condition that may lead to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, experts say.
New York, May 31 (IANS) Researchers have found evidence that environmental factors, including infection with influenza, may increase risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
Sydney, May 31 (IANS) Women who breastfeed their children have been found to be at substantially lesser risk of developing uterine cancer, Australian researchers here said on Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Tuesday said that de-addiction centres will be set up in all the government-run hospitals in the state.
London, May 30 (IANS) Challenging established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers, a new study claims that some such patients may not benefit from the medication.
New York, May 30 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to make a "magical" antibiotic so powerful that it could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A strong political will is essential for the growth as well as success of e-healthcare facilities in India, a top executive from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.
New York, May 30 (IANS) American researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a test that is sensitive enough to detect "hidden" HIV and yet is faster, less labour-intensive and less expensive than the current "gold standard" test.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Around 8.50 lakh retail chemists, druggists and pharmacies on Tuesday went on a daylong strike all over India in support of their various demands, said All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) President Jagannath Shinde here.
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) Challenging current belief that our vision matures in the first few years of life, researchers have found that the visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing centre, actually continues to develop until some time in the late 30s or early 40s.
Dubai, May 30 (IANS) The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said that mobile phone usage in country increased to 228.3 devices per 100 people as of March 2016.
Ahmedabad, May 29 (IANS) India's first three cases of Zika virus infection were reported from Ahmedabad between February 2016 and January 2017, but the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), which takes preventive and curative measures in the city, was unaware of this till a World Health Organisation (WHO) report became public on May 26.