Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 16:57
People who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:37
India is emerging as a global hub for liver transplant with expanded medical facilities, an expert said here Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 19:03
As India completes three years without reporting any fresh case of polio, Germany, which has contributed 243 million euros to the Indian Polio Eradication Programme, Monday termed it a "landmark achievement".
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 17:59
The government Tuesday launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years, that would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 20:30
Scientists have developed a new technique to diagnose autism in babies as young as 12 months.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 00:35
Social protection for families affected by HIV/AIDS is one of the key strategies to prevent the spread of the disease, the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 09:33
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved budgetary support of Rs.8,632.77 crore for the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) Phase-IV which seeks to provide comprehensive care and support to all HIV/AIDS affected people.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 19:57
About 12 percent children in the age group 4-16 suffer from psychiatric disorders but there is a shortage of psychiatrists and clinical psychologists to treat them, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said.