With thousands of habitations being affected by water contamination, Health Minister J P Nadda today said this was leading to complications and even death and stressed the need for intensive co-ordination with various entities to ensure safe drinking water.
The World Health Organization Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.
A new study has revealed that a team of scientists has discovered genes responsible for how our brains work as we age, which has brought the development of new treatments for dementia closer to reality.
A new technique can increase the length of human telomeres quickly and efficiently, promising to reverse the ageing process and paving the way for treatment of highly debilitating genetic diseases, scientists say.
Chikoo or Sapodillla is one of the most popular tropical fruit apart from mango, banana, and jackfruit. The fruit is exceptionally sweet and delicious which also contains high amount of nutritional values.
Reduced food intake without causing malnutrition is associated with protection against many diseases and researchers from Harvard University have now discovered the mechanism that links dietary restriction with health benefits.