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Fear of Needles Stopping You From Taking That COVID Shot? Here's Good News!
Mar 18, 2021, 13:30 IST
The spread of coronavirus has increased in the past few months. New variants have also...
Vaccine No Panacea For COVID, Warns WHO
Dec 05, 2020, 17:06 IST
The World Health Organization has said that the vaccine is not the end. Vaccination will...
Recovered COVID-19 Patient Contracts Virus Again In A Month
Jul 27, 2020, 09:11 IST
KOLKATA: A COVID-19 patient who had recovered from the virus, contracted the infection for the...
WHO Refuses To Rule Out Airborne Spread Of COVID-19
Jul 08, 2020, 15:56 IST
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged that there is evidence emerging that the...
Now, Poor Patients Can Get Angioplasty At This Hospital 
Jan 24, 2019, 17:58 IST
Doctor in a private hospital in this tech hub is offering free angioplasty to the...
India, China Contribute Half Of Global Deaths Due To Pollution
Apr 18, 2018, 16:11 IST
The burden of pollution is falling hardest on the poorest communities, with the gap between...
Media Must Follow WHO Guidelines While Reporting Suicides: Panel
Nov 23, 2017, 12:24 IST
The guidelines caution against irresponsible reportage vis a vis suicides, which the World Health Organisation...
India Tops List Of New TB Cases In 2016: Global TB Report 
Oct 31, 2017, 12:00 IST
It is followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa. “In 2016, there...
Kenya Bus Accident Kills 19
May 13, 2017, 15:49 IST
The accident comes just weeks after another collision killed dozens in Kenya, which has notoriously...
Cirrhotic Amithabh Is WHO’s Spearhead To Fight Hepatitis
May 12, 2017, 18:40 IST
Amitabh appointed WHO brand ambassador
Bird Flu: Centre Issues Health Alert to States
Oct 25, 2016, 20:13 IST
Birds in Delhi, Gwalior and Kerala have tested positive avian influenza AH5N8, which according to...
New Method to Accurately Measure Blood Sugar in Diabetics
Oct 06, 2016, 17:22 IST
Estimating a person’s three-month blood sugar average is the best indicator of disease control and...
Living In Low Income Neighborhoods Ups Obesity Risk In Teens
Aug 28, 2016, 08:43 IST
Teenagers who live in neighborhoods with lower education or income levels may be at an...
Railways Hire ‘Contract Killers’ for Rs 4.76 lakh ‘Supari’
Aug 21, 2016, 09:31 IST
The rats have kept the passengers, vendors and railway staff on tenterhooks at Charbagh railway...
WHO compliments Xi for quitting smoking
Aug 02, 2016, 12:16 IST
The tobacco industry generated about 1.1 trillion yuan in profit and tax revenue last year,...
HIV therapy can prevent transmission during breastfeeding
Jul 19, 2016, 15:55 IST
HIV therapy prevents HIV transmission 
Microbiology Lab of DCA Inaugurated
Mar 11, 2016, 07:33 IST
Microbiology Lab of DCA Inaugurated