'India has more specialists than general practitioners'

Indians need general physicians to address a majority of their health problems but the country has more specialists than basic MBBS doctors, experts feel.

No outbreak of diarrhea epidemic in Jammu: Govt

Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said there has been no outbreak of epidemic of diarrhea or any other disease in the flood-hit Jammu region.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

Noroviruses leading cause of diarrhoea and vomiting: Lancet

New estimates have suggested that noroviruses cause around a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) across all age groups.

Cholera vaccine is 86 per cent effective: Study

A cheap and easy to deliver oral vaccine against cholera is 86 per cent effective in preventing the infection which causes severe diarrhea and can be fatal, researchers said today.

More than 300 fall ill on Royal Caribbean ship; cruise cut short

More than 300 passengers and crew members fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, many with vomiting and diarrhea, the Centers for Disease Control said on Sunday.

1,764 died of infectious diseases in China

A total of 1,764 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in December alone, the country`s health and family planning authorities said Friday.

One in 5 women aged 40 suffer from accidental bowel leakage

A new research suggests that 15 million women aged 40 and older (1 in 5) suffer from accidental bowel leakage.

What makes cholera toxin so deadly

Researchers have identified an underlying biochemical mechanism that helps make cholera toxin so deadly, often resulting in life-threating diarrhea.

Tackling malnutrition is easy: NGOs

Tackling malnutrition is not a difficult task and a grassroot level approach that works with communities - particularly tribal and rural areas - and teaching them simple measures will help in addressing the issue.

72% women experience constipation, bowel problems during pregnancy

Nearly 3 out of 4 pregnant women experience constipation, diarrhea or other bowel disorders during their pregnancies, a new study has found.

Know whether it is safe to exercise when you’re sick

Whether a person should exercise or not while sick can be disease specific, an expert says.

3 children die of diarrhoea in Bhadohi

3 children died of diarrhoea .They were admitted to the hospital on Friday where they died during treatment, Chief Medical Officer said.

`Ulcer bacteria may protect against diarrhea`

People who harbor ulcer-causing bacteria in their stomachs may be protected against some diarrheal diseases.

`Global deaths from AIDS, malaria, diarrhea declining`

Scientists are making headway in fighting diseases such as AIDS, malaria and diarrhea.

`Global deaths from AIDS, malaria, diarrhea declining`

Scientists are making headway in fighting diseases such as AIDS, malaria and diarrhea.

Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil

Researchers have isolated a molecule that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response.

Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil

Researchers have isolated a molecule that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response.