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Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from  #FreeCondomStore

HIV

Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from #FreeCondomStore

On its 10th anniversary, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) launched India's first 'Free Condom Store', under which individuals, NGOs, government, private institutions and community-based organisations can order as many condoms as they want. 

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression is first characterized by denial followed by anger. People do not accept that they suffer from depression; they brush it off as just a low point in their life.

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

Weight loss surgery

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

As per the reports in mid-day, the Saifee hospital where Eman is being treated called on the cops after her sister Shaimaa tried to feed a few drops of water to the Egyptian woman, despite warning from doctors who said it can prove fatal.

WARNING: Energy drinks worse, more dangerous than caffeine, says study!

Energy drinks

WARNING: Energy drinks worse, more dangerous than caffeine, says study!

Each energy drink available commercially is packed with 108 grams of sugar and 320 mg of caffeine.  

Delhi govt gears up to prevent dengue, chikungunya outbreak

Dengue

Delhi govt gears up to prevent dengue, chikungunya outbreak

The Delhi government has ordered inspection of construction sites and its residential colonies here to check breeding grounds for mosquitoes as it gears up to prevent possible outbreak of dengue and chikungunya.

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure

Kidney

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure

Early transplant of kidney is important for children diagnosed with advanced kidney failure.

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

Mission Indradhanush: Govt identifies 254 districts for immunization

immunization

Mission Indradhanush: Govt identifies 254 districts for immunization

As a part of the initiative, which is being termed as the phase-IV of the programme, the government aims to vaccinate those children who were missed out during the routine vaccination or in the earlier phases, Pradeep Haldar, Deputy Commissioner (Immunisation) said.

After spat over treatment, 'world's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed to be now shifted to UAE hospital

Surgery

After spat over treatment, 'world's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed to be now shifted to UAE hospital

Amid war of words between Eman Ahmed's relatives and doctors treating the world's heaviest woman over her actual weight loss, the Egyptian national will now be shifted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi.

Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs

Drugs

Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs

Two leading scientists writing in the European Journal of Internal Medicine give their expert view of the importance of animal testing to medical progress and present ways it could be further improved to yield more useful clinical results.