04 Mar 2014
New Delhi: India has scaled up measures to prevent the polio virus, making it mandatory for all travellers from certain countries including Pakistan and Afghanistan to take the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).
23 Jun 2014
New York: Along with distress that comes with cancer diagnosis and the discomfort of treatment, more patients now have to deal with ‘financial toxicity’, the expense, anxiety and loss of confidence confronting those who face large, unpredictable costs.
26 Dec 2013
New York: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is responsible for nearly 10 percent of cancer deaths in women - particularly in developing countries.
10 May 2014
New York: Are you suffering from knee pain? Adding grapes to your diet can help you lessen that excruciating knee pain.
04 Feb 2014
New York: In ground-breaking research, scientists have discovered that Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does not lead teen girls or adult women to start having sex or to engage in unsafe sex.
03 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday wrote to Pradhanya Munde, wife of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a car accident, expressing "great pain" at his demise.
02 Aug 2013
Jaipur: A mobile health care system which will help vaccinate children at their doorstep to protect them from life-threatening diseases was launched on Thursday in Rajasthan's Alwar, by Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.
02 Jul 2013
Animal welfare organizations in Goa are coming together for 'Mission Rabies', an all India mass canine vaccination drive, which is scheduled to begin in the coastal state from September 1.
29 Apr 2014
Chennai: Hours after his arrest on Monday, more than two months after the Supreme Court cancelled his anticipatory bail and directed him to surrender before a trial court in a dowry and woman harassment case, an IPS officer was hospitalized on a complaint of back pain.
06 Jun 2014
New York: Inducing positive emotions or creating the perception of ‘swapping’ a limb or bodily area affected by chronic pain in a virtual environment can be a powerful therapeutic tool, a research suggests.