Pneumonia is a common respiratory condition that affects children.
A six-year-old girl from Oman who developed a rare genetic disorder, characterised by distinctive malformation of the skull and facial region, has been given a new lease of life after a breakthrough surgery at a Delhi hospital.
Health officials in Florida said on Friday there is a "high likelihood" that the state has the first cases of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes in the continental United States.
Acute kidney injury (AKI), or a rapid decline in kidney function, is common in premature infants which leads to higher likelihood of dying or of needing an extended stay in the hospital.
The lotion prevents infection without directly killing bacteria and promoting antibiotic resistance, and could be ready for clinical trials in three years.
The findings showed that infants who received predominantly breast milk on more days during their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) hospitalisation also had larger deep nuclear gray matter volume equivalent to babies born full-term.
The new findings could not only help detect cancers early, but in some cases would enable doctors to detect a tumour before it becomes cancerous.
This one is specifically for those of you trying hard to shed off the extra kilos you have gained, but unble to do it due to your crazy, hectic work schedule.
The researchers discovered genetic changes in the MSH3 gene in patients and identified a new form of colon cancer.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring in critically ill patients characterised by widespread inflammation in the lungs.
WHO representative to India, Henk Bekedam, described "the administration of Hepatitis B dose within 24 hours of birth as a key challenge."
A 26-year-old woman has given birth to rare conjoined twins at BMC's Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital, or Sion Hospital in Mumbai.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is surviving only on 25 per cent of his liver as the rest has been damaged by the deadly Hepatitis B virus, today called for higher budget spend to prevent the fatal disease.
We take special care of our skin, hair, face and hands but more often than not, tend to forget or, let's say ignore the important part, i.e., our feet.
Who doesn't want to lose those extra bulges from their waistline and have a healthy body?
Such applications could represent a useful addition to the psychotherapeutic options currently available.
We're talking about severely obese and overweight people. However, is this really the right route to take?
Physical inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes as well as some cancers and is associated with more than 5 million deaths per year.
The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.
Most prickly heat rashes disappear on its own in a few days unless the rash gets infected.
Using the Positive Online Weight Reduction (POWeR)+ online programme with very brief support from practice staff, participants lost over one kg more averaged over 12 months and were more likely to maintain clinically important weight loss by 12 months.
The dual research suggested that menopause and insomnia can increase risk for ageing-related diseases and earlier death in women.
Here's a video where a man was seen washing freshly picked vegetables in sewer water that can make you very sick.
But, there's a new trend in birthing called 'gentle caesarean or natural caesarean' - a mixture of natural birth and caesarean - and the latest method seems to be becoming popular among mothers.
Considering the size of the epidemic, anyone and everyone can be at risk. But you can take steps to reduce your risk of infection.
Hepatitis is an inflammatory of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection.
Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis claim to have identified antibodies that protect against Zika virus infection in mice.
US researchers said on Wednesday they have identified antibodies that specifically protect against Zika virus infection in mice, an important step toward developing a vaccine, better diagnostic tests and possibly new antibody-based therapies.
The theme for World Hepatitis Day, 2016 is Elimination, owing to the goal that the WHO has set for itself.
The research conducted by an Indian scientist further mentions that this development is meant to help eggs stored in village farms to stay for longer periods and be sold without compromising on quality.
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