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Health Ministry concerned about antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is serious. And Health Ministry is now concerned Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is a grave threat – it could cause critical antibiotics to fail, with bacteria becoming increasingly ...Read More...

350,000 people died of diabetes in 2015

New Delhi:  As many as 350,000  people died of diabetes in 2015, up from 224,000 in 2005, with the deadly disease climbing to the seventh position on the list ...Read More...

Indian children died after ‘eating lychees on empty stomach’

Lychees contain a toxin that prevents the body from creating glucoseRead More...

Scientists create first human-pig hybrid ‘chimera’

Scientists have created a human-pig hybrid in a milestone study that raises the prospect of being able to grow human organs inside animals for use in transplants. It marks ...Read More...

New RITA tests gives hope of defeating HIV

Doctors in London believe they could be on course to defeat HIV after a dramatic fall in the number of new infections. An early intervention program imported from San Francisco ...Read More...

Surgeon discovers new human organ

An Irish surgeon’s breakthrough overturned more than a century of medical belief and may lead to improvements in digestive surgery and recovery. The mesentery, it turns out, is one connected ...Read More...

Caritas India to intensify campaign against cancer

By Matters India reporter New Delhi: Caritas India plans to intensify its campaign on cancer during the Lenten season. The social service wing of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of ...Read More...

New laser therapy for prostate cancer shows promise

Prostate has long been the Cinderella of cancers, lagging behind others – in particular breast cancer – when it comes to diagnosis, treatment and the funding that goes into ...Read More...

Switzerland to have Ayurveda practitioners by 2019

Kolkata:  Switzerland will have Ayurveda practitioners by 2019, an official of the Indo-Swiss Ayurveda Foundation said here on Thursday. The Swiss government in 2015 recognised and sanctioned Ayurveda medicine ...Read More...

First in Asia: AIIMS sets up virtual autopsy unit

New Delhi: In a first in Asia, a digital radiological unit has been set up at the AIIMS mortuary to enable doctors conduct virtual autopsies with the help of ...Read More...
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