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New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:34

MIT scientists have developed a new algorithm that lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions.

WHO, Health Ministry working on `preparedness plan` on Ebola

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 17:21

World Health Organisation (WHO) is working with Health Ministry to formulate a "preparedness plan" to deal with just in case if there is an outbreak of Ebola in the country.

US missionaries beat Ebola as crisis worsens in West Africa

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 05:59

Two American missionaries who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Liberia have left hospital after making a full recovery, doctors said on Thursday, as authorities in the west African nation struggled to deal with their dead.

Asset over Rs 1 crore recovered from PHE sub-engineer`s house

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:12

Lokayukta Police conducted raids at the residence of Public Health Engineering department`s sub engineer and recovered assets worth over Rs 1.5 crore, disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Special oral health hospitals across India soon

Special oral health hospitals across India soon

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:05

The government plans to set up hospitals exclusively for oral health care at both the national and regional levels, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday.

Health minister urges builders to prevent mosquito menace

Health minister urges builders to prevent mosquito menace

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 20:03

Health and Family Welfare Minister U T Khader has urged the builders here to help in prevention of mosquito breeding in the city by assigning a worker to clean stagnant waters in construction sites regularly.

Violence erupts in Liberia`s Ebola-hit slum

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:37

Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia`s capital Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on protesting crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.

Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in 4 years

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 06:31

The number of foreigners travelling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday.

Liberia`s Ebola clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 04:57

Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia`s capital Wednesday as authorities struggled to contain the epidemic, with new suspected cases in Asia sparking fears of it spreading beyond Africa.

Fury as Liberian forces seal off Ebola-hit slum

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:16

Heavily-armed Liberian soldiers and police surrounded an Ebola-hit neighbourhood of the capital Monrovia on Wednesday after a curfew was declared, triggering fury among the trapped local residents.

`Tickle` your ears for a super heart

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:25

How often do you want to kill that itchy feeling in your ears? Well if we believe researchers, tickling your ears can actually improve the health of your heart!

West Africa Ebola toll tops 1200, quarantine victims to get food: WHO

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:40

Cases in West Africa`s Ebola outbreak this year have risen to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, reporting the toll in four countries including Nigeria.