Researchers from Britain have identified the effect of honey used since ancient times for the treatment of several diseases, on pathogenic fungi that can cause devastating infections in vulnerable people.
Dengue has claimed another life, that of a seven-year-old girl in the city, taking the death toll to 42 while the total number of people down with the vector-borne disease in the city has crossed the 12,000 mark with over 1,300 fresh cases reported in the past five days.
Malaria, maternal mortality and fluorosis are some of the diseases which were discussed at a special workshop on tribal health issues in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, an official statement said here on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday called for renewed commitments and focused efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases which continue to disable, disfigure and kill people in South-East Asia.
In one of the largest and most detailed studies of animal molecular biology ever undertaken, researchers discovered the assembly instructions for nearly 1,000 protein complexes shared by most kinds of animals, revealing their deep evolutionary relationships.