Mathematical model could help predict dengue fever epidemic

Scientists have developed a new mathematical model that could predict the spread of dengue fever in urban areas and may help contain the deadly disease.

Kids with common allergies at high heart disease risk

Children with allergic disease had a much higher risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Single vaccine for Chikungunya, related viruses comes closer to reality

 Researchers have identified "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that protect against infection by multiple, distantly related alphaviruses, including Chikungunya virus, that cause fever and debilitating joint pain.

Feeling feverish? It might be stress

Psychogenic fever is a stress-related psychosomatic condition that manifests itself in a high body temperature. It is caused by exposure to emotional events or to chronic stress, researchers said.

States told to gear up against swine flu

H1N1 cases have been reported from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Telangana.

Six home remedies to fight viral fever

There are various herbs that are effective to relieve the symptoms associated with a viral fever.

Viral fever: Know the symptoms of it!

Symptoms of viral fever can include a runny nose, sore throat, skin rashes, body aches.

50 dispensaries to be turned into 'Fever & Dengue Clinics'

With dengue scare gripping the national capital, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has directed converting 50 government-run dispensaries into 'Fever and Dengue Clinics' from Monday.

Delhi Dengue death toll rises to five

An 18-year-old boy succumbed to dengue fever at the Delhi government-run Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Hospital, hospital authorities said today, taking the dengue death toll to five.

Kardashian fever is crazy: Kimberly Stewart
Kardashian fever is crazy: Kimberly Stewart

 Kimberly Stewart, who is launching her own reality TV show to rival "Keeping up with The Kardashians", said she thinks it's crazy that the Kardashians have become the world's most famous family.

Dengue, chikungunya cases much higher than reported in India

The number of people infected by two mosquito-borne viruses - dengue and chikungunya - is much higher than reported in India, a study by researchers at a US university has found.

19 dengue cases reported in Mizoram

At least 19 people have been affected by Dengue in Mizoram till May this year, state health department officials said Friday.

Online symptom checkers may guide you to doctor

Online diagnostic and symptom checkers can help seriously-ill patients for a guided care, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Mulayam Singh Yadav in Gurgaon hospital

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted in a private hospital here following high fever, a doctor said on Saturday.

Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health clinics.

Drug-resistant 'superbug' strain of typhoid spreads worldwide

An antibiotic-resistant "superbug" strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study.

Jaswant Singh hospitalised after fever, respiratory distress

Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was admitted to Army Research and Referral hospital here after developing symptoms of fever and respiratory distress, as per reports on Wednesday.

IMA issues guidelines on the use of painkillers

Indian Medical Association (IMA) Thursday asked people to desist from using common painkillers like Aspirin and Paracetamol for pain and fever management saying they could cause more harm than good if taken without medical supervision.

Paper strip can detect Ebola in 10 minutes

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a paper strip that can quickly diagnose Ebola as well as other fevers such as dengue and yellow fever in just 10 minutes. 

Swine flu: How to protect yourself from the disease

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