Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 16:14
It has been known for a long time that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with lower mortality, and now a new study has found that moderate consumption of alcohol could bolster our immune system, and potentially our ability to fight infections.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 23:10
A week after the Middle East declared a polio emergency, a large-scale immunisation response in the region is under way.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:08
The UN has launched the largest-ever polio vaccination campaign in the Middle East, aiming to immunise more than 20 million children in seven countries amid an outbreak of the crippling virus in war-torn Syria, officials said Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 10:21
An outbreak of polio in Syria poses a threat to Europe, where the crippling and potentially fatal disease was declared eradicated in 2002, doctors warned on Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 10:03
Researchers have developed a new vaccine that could help ward off tuberculosis.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 14:41
A new study has suggested that genetically engineered malaria parasites - stunted through precise gene deletions - could be used as a vaccine that protects against malaria infection.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 15:11
The Jammu and Kashmir Government has organised a vaccination camp here for pilgrims heading for the Hajj to ensure they are protected from different diseases.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 08:59
Israel will launch a mass campaign in the south of the country to vaccinate 2,00,000 children up to nine years old against polio, Health Minister Yael German said.