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New technique to predict heart attack risk

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:57

A unique technique that shines `light` on the skin can help predict risk of heart problems, especially for diabetics.

Civic agencies get court notice on illegal hookah bars

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 21:43

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to civic agencies on a plea seeking action against restaurants which are running hookah bars illegally.

`Strategy needed to tackle zoonotic diseases`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 18:53

Zoonotic diseases, or diseases that transmit from animals to humans, like rabies, chikunguniya and Japanese Encephalitis, comprise a majority of the diseases afflicting humans today around the world.

‘A child with cleft dies 100 deaths a day’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 19:05

The Smile Train charity aims to remove the cleft that comes in the way of a smile.

South Asian nations beat India on health indices

Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 19:16

India fares poorly in basic health indicators than its South Asian neighbors.

`Indian women have highest GDM in South Asia`

Last Updated: Friday, February 25, 2011, 00:00

Indian women have the highest frequency of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in South Asia.

Haiti’s cholera strain came from South Asia

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 00:00

The strain of cholera currently sweeping through Haiti originated in South Asia.

‘New superbugs spreading from South Asia’

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 00:00

Plastic surgery patients have carried a new class of superbugs from South Asia to Britain.

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