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Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

Diarrhoea

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.

Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: Study

Malaria

Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: Study

The attending physician in clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo prescribed the malaria therapy made from the dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant, also known as sweet wormwood, when standard medications failed to help 18 critically ill malaria patients.

Ensure adequate treatment to HIV+ man, Delhi HC tells Centre

HIV

Ensure adequate treatment to HIV+ man, Delhi HC tells Centre

The 26-year-old father of two kids, who has challenged the termination of his service at a private city hospital, was thrown out of his job for over a year now.

Gulping more than three cups of coffee a day can halve prostate cancer risk

Prostate cancer

Gulping more than three cups of coffee a day can halve prostate cancer risk

The findings were then validated in laboratory studies which suggested that the coffee substance caffeine might have some protective effect against cancer.

A cure for bladder cancer that took Vinod Khanna's life? New drug stops tumour growth

Bladder cancer

A cure for bladder cancer that took Vinod Khanna's life? New drug stops tumour growth

According to the researchers from the University of British Columbia, the drug is found to be effective in chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, which is the the fifth most common among the numerous types of cancer.

Vinod Khanna dies of cancer – All you need to know about the condition that killed the veteran actor

Cancer

Vinod Khanna dies of cancer – All you need to know about the condition that killed the veteran actor

Bladder is any types of cancer that start from the epithelial lining of the urinary bladder.

Amid spat over treatment, Abu Dhabi doctors visit Eman at Mumbai hospital – What's next for world's heaviest woman?

Weight loss surgery

Amid spat over treatment, Abu Dhabi doctors visit Eman at Mumbai hospital – What's next for world's heaviest woman?

As per reports, the team from Abu Dhabi comprised four doctors and three management officials, who crosschecked Eman's medical reports and held a meeting with bariatric surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, who is treating her, and the COO of Saifee Hospital.

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

hospitals

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

The ruling came in a habeas corpus plea moved by the son of the patient, a former Madhya Pradesh policeman who was admitted in the hospital for treatment in February.

Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability

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Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown that a protein helps balance nerve cell communication.

Patients with drug-resistant malaria cured by dried leaf tablets

Drug-resistant malaria

Patients with drug-resistant malaria cured by dried leaf tablets

18 critically ill patients suffering from drug-resistant malaria cured by tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant.