India worst affected by TB : US ambassador

India's success rate was 66 percent in fighting TB as per the statistical data of 2013. 

Advanced kidney disease may make you poor

Advanced chronic kidney disease are the significant predictors of falling into poverty, as are the black ethnicity, low educational attainment, single adult household and low income, according to a recent study.

Scottish woman can sniff out Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease can leave people struggling to walk, speak and sleep.

Protein in blood can predict fatal kidney disease

 Researchers have found that presence of a protein in blood can be an early indicator of end-stage renal disease -- and ultimately of death -- in people with hypertension.

Cells that can help mend a broken heart

 By tracking a single cell in a growing heart, Stanford University scientists have discovered a cell type that could repair damaged arteries.

Why flossing may do more harm than good

 Flossing is supposedly done to get rid of pieces of food and plaque from between your teeth, which if left to fester, can cause inflammation and disease.

Croatia legalises cannabis for medicinal use

 The Croatian government on Thursday legalised the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, which may be prescribed to patients suffering from diseases such as multiple sclerosis, cancer, epilepsy or AIDS.

33 percent Saudi MERS cases occurred in hospitals

 Thirty three percent of a total of 1,252 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases reported over the past four years in Saudi Arabia took place within hospitals, a media report said on Saturday.

Non-invasive 'brain palpation' may detect Alzheimer's

 The brain cannot be palpated without using a highly invasive procedure, but researchers have now developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that provides the same information as physical palpation.

Anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory, treat Alzheimer's

There is good news for people with poor memory. Researchers have found that an anti-cancer drug currently being tested in animals may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with Alzheimer's disease.

Eight more dengue deaths in Delhi, official toll 25

 The toll due to dengue in the national capital has risen to 25 after eight more people succumbed to the vector-borne disease, officials said on Thursday.

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer!

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Breast cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the tissues of the breast. It is mostly common in women, but it can also originate in men.

Dengue cases top 17,000 in Taiwan

 The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan has increased to 17,112, with 98.39 percent occurring in Tainan and Kaohsiung cities, the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) said on Sunday.

Dried plums keep colon cancer at bay

 Dried plums have been found to contain substances that could help in the fight against colon cancer risk.

Swine flu claims two more lives in Telangana

 Swine flu claimed two more lives here today, taking the total number of fatalities in Telangana due to H1N1 virus to four this season.

After November dengue cases will decline: AIIMS Director

With dengue menace refusing to relent and hospitals in the city having a huge rush of patients, AIIMS Director said the disease will persist till November and then till will decline.

No new mutant strain in Delhi dengue outbreak: ICMR DG

There is no new mutant strain of dengue which is affecting people of Delhi and if citizens do their bit then the epidemic can come under control very soon, says newly-appointed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Dr Soumya Swaminathan.

Dengue cases may rise post rains in national capital

Overnight showers in the national capital and prediction of more rains has triggered an alarm among health officials, with experts warning that the dengue situation might worsen.

Delhi: Four more die of dengue, toll rises to 20

Four more persons succumbed to dengue in the capital, taking the death toll to 20, prompting the Delhi government to approve nearly 800 additional beds in 48 private hospitals as the city's health facilities crawled under heavy rush of patients affected by the disease.

Delhi: 17-year-old boy becomes 17th dengue death case

 Dengue crisis in the national capital showed no signs of abating with a 17-year old boy succumbing to the vector-borne disease today allegedly due to medical negligence, taking the death toll to 17 as hospitals --both private and government--were under strain grappling with the rising number of patients.