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Delhi govt does a song and dance to raise disease awareness

Delhi govt does a song and dance to raise disease awareness

The idea behind using different languages-- Maithili, Bhojpuri, Hindi and Punjabi, besides Urdu and Sanskrit-- in awareness programmes is to maximise the outreach of the activity, a senior government official said.

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

There has been a 25 per cent surge in couples preferring in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to have babies in recent years, said doctors, naming sedentary lifestyle, health conditions and diseases as main reasons.

Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Accoding to researchers from Mayo Clinic, patients with Parkinson's were roughly four times more likelier to have had a history of melanoma than those without the disease.

Innovations in medicine needed to cure rare diseases: Doctors

Calling for better health research in India, health experts, including those from the All India of Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on Wednesday said that innovations in medicine alone can help cure rare diseases.

Ahead of GST rollout, NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines - Drugs for diabetes, cancer to get cheaper

Ahead of GST rollout, NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines - Drugs for diabetes, cancer to get cheaper

In order to facilitate smooth implementation of GST for companies, we have worked out the provisional ceiling prices of 761 formulations, NPPA Chairman Bhupendra Singh said.

Momos can cause life-threatening diseases, BJP's Jammu MLA bats for ban

Momos can cause life-threatening diseases, BJP's Jammu MLA bats for ban

BJP MLA from Jammu, Ramesh Arora has said that the much-loved momos should be banned as they can be lethal for the health.

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

According to the doctors, recent medical check-up camps in Delhi slums have found that contagious diseases, such as mumps, typhoid and gasterointestinal infections, have risen over 20 per cent compared to other seasons.
 

Scientists develop 'super oyster' resistant to deadly virus

Scientists develop 'super oyster' resistant to deadly virus

The virus is triggered by warm water and had never been found in Tasmania before 2015.

Your breath may soon be the only thing you need to decode your health symptoms!

Your breath may soon be the only thing you need to decode your health symptoms!

Researchers chose a material that is highly reactive to ammonia but not to other compounds in breath.

Crohn's and colitis: What's the difference? Symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

Crohn's and colitis: What's the difference? Symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease primarily consists of two long-term disorders that involve inflammation of the gut - ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. 

Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases: Why no scientific solution to prevent vector-borne diseases, asks Delhi High Court

Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases: Why no scientific solution to prevent vector-borne diseases, asks Delhi High Court

In 2016, Delhi saw its first ever chikungunya outbreak that affected 9,661 people.

Delhi will be made free from dengue and chikungunya, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi will be made free from dengue and chikungunya, says Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that he plans to make Delhi free from mosquito-borne diseases.

Suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases? Include this in your diet to ease the symptoms!

Suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases? Include this in your diet to ease the symptoms!

The dietary soy-protein concentrate at the 12-percent dose level ameliorated body-weight loss and swelling of the spleen in the mice with induced inflammatory bowel disease.

Immunisation: How it greatly reduces disease, disability and death worldwide

Immunisation: How it greatly reduces disease, disability and death worldwide

Immunization can protect against 25 different infectious agents or diseases, from infancy to old age.

This wearable sensor can diagnose diseases from sweat: Scientists

The new sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents, such as chloride ions and glucose and then transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics.

FDA clears genetic test to predict Alzheimer's, Parkinson's diseases

FDA clears genetic test to predict Alzheimer's, Parkinson's diseases

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed 23andMe, a genetic testing company, to market its "controversial" direct-to-consumer tests for assessing the risk for 10 diseases or conditions, including Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease.

Developed: Bio-sensing contact lenses that could monitor blood glucose, other diseases

Developed: Bio-sensing contact lenses that could monitor blood glucose, other diseases

Researchers from Oregon State University in the US first developed an inexpensive method to make indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) electronics.

New genetic test to detect inherited diseases launched

New genetic test to detect inherited diseases launched

A new genetic test for inherited diseases has been launched by MedGenome, a company into genomics-based research and diagnostics, on Friday.

Tiny DNA machines may drive disease detection, drug delivery

Tiny DNA machines may drive disease detection, drug delivery

The researchers were able to monitor the fluorescence, detecting which cells were cancerous. Le believes the findings show great promise for the early diagnosis of disease.

Chronic kidney disease: What you should not forget

Chronic kidney disease: What you should not forget

The most common causes of kidney disease are high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, high cholesterol.