Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:25
Scientists have revealed that they have discovered two new vaccines that can prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person by nearly 40 percent.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 11:18
The US Thursday joined 26 other countries and key international organisations to launch a global effort aimed at combating the perils of infectious diseases, Xinhua reported.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 13:34
Nano-engineered oil droplets can be used to target infectious diseases and provoke specific immune responses to deal with side-effects of broad-spectrum treatments such as chemotherapy, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 09:56
Heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious disease as the top causes of early death in the Arab world, tracking the West in a trend towards lifestyle disorders, The Lancet reported today.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 14:02
Irritated at recurring symptoms? Searching for an online diagnosis on google is not a bad idea before visiting the doctor.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:53
Toys, stuffed animals and books may spread two common bacteria that cause cold, ear infections and strep throat - even after the items have been cleaned, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:45
Global efforts to rein in tuberculosis helped cut the death toll to 1.3 million last year, but drug-resistant forms of the disease are sparking huge concern, the WHO said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 16:43
Viral fever, as the name suggests, is a condition that is transmitted from one person to another through direct contact with the person’s bodily fluids.