24 Jul 2014
London: Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.
08 Jun 2014
London: Our forehead and fingertips are the most sensitive to pain, according to a new study.
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).
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.
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.
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.
28 Aug 2014
Freetown: Three nations at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
28 Aug 2014
Abuja: Nigeria's health minister has warned against complacency in the country's fight against Ebola, despite only one patient remaining in hospital isolation with the virus.
10 May 2014
New York: Are you suffering from knee pain? Adding grapes to your diet can help you lessen that excruciating knee pain.
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.