Webinar by International vaccine institute, International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions and Denmark ministry to discuss role of vaccines in combating AMR
Run-up to World TB Day: Shorter, cheaper treatment regimen can help eradicate tuberculosis
COVID-19 update: Over 1,000 daily cases in India for first time in 2023
Why knowing Ayurveda’s limitations and improving clinical exposure are important while teaching traditional medicine
Parliamentary committee flags concerns over ‘grossly insufficient’ funding for department of health research
The committee also noted that the demand was much lower compared to Rs 3,467.65 crore demanded for 2022-2023
ICMR releases guidelines for artificial intelligence use in the health sector
Guiding document outlines 10 key patient-centric ethical principles for AI application in health sector
Burundi reports polio outbreak for the first time in 30 years
The vaccine-linked virus was detected in 3 children and 5 wastewater samples
COVID-19: Did SARS-CoV-2 originate in raccoon dogs from Wuhan wet market? New data gives links
Meanwhile, Israel reports new COVID-19 variant — a combination of BA.1 and BA.2 subvariants of Omicron
Women and Men in India 2022: Sex ratio improves but female participation in workforce still low
Social factors, educational qualifications & gender discrimination in terms of wages & opportunities reasons for low share of women ...
Older adults with dementia but without close family: Who are they? And who cares for them?
Some received support from neighbours and friends that could involve quite extensive hands-on care
India in midst of a nasty H3N2 outbreak — worst of seasonal flu viruses
Three deaths reported so far this season; the virus wreaked havoc in United States in 2018 as well
Looking for a non-Western lens to the Black Death? Try this translation of a work written in Mamluk Egypt
‘Merits of the Plague’ was written 600 years ago by Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, a medieval polymath
3 years of pandemic: Anxiety weighed on me like a rock during my 10-day ordeal
I had developed a false notion that my treatment was not being done properly; it became an impediment in ...
Air pollution mission: NASA, Italian space agency to study 11 most populated cities globally, including Delhi
MAIA mission to use data from Earth observation satellite to help scientists find correlations between air pollution and health ...
Salt to taste? Reduce your sodium intake. It may save your life, says new WHO report
Only 5% of 194 WHO member states are protected by mandatory and comprehensive sodium reduction policies; 73% lack full ...
Missed vaccine shots: Go for innovative strategies to address zero-dose, say experts
Beyond being at risk, children who have not received a vaccine of any kind also become a population that harbours ...
H3N2 outbreak: Know this strain that caused two pandemics and is now an outbreak in India
Influenza A viruses are the only influenza viruses known to cause flu pandemics
Bird flu pandemic threat as high as in 1997; focus on wild bird migration routes, say experts
Experts urge investment in developing newer generation vaccines based on mRNA technology
Decoding dengue: India’s first prospective DNA vaccine against disease is promising; but challenges lie ahead
Developing an effective vaccine against dengue is tricky because it is caused by four closely related viruses called serotypes; ...
Paediatric beds fill up in West Bengal as adenovirus spreads, 3 deaths recorded
Doctors have seen an at least 50 per cent increase in cases this year compared to usual
Governments discuss over 300 proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations
This is the 2nd meeting where countries worldwide came together to strengthen the mechanism in place to mitigate public ...
Fund at your own risk: Those who crowdfund for helping others get treatment, are vulnerable to fraud
The government must urgently introduce policies to regulate and monitor crowdfunding done for medical emergency treatment
Centre confirms bird flu in Jharkhand government farm after hundreds of chickens died last week
H5N1 strain is known to be more infectious and fatal to poultry and more persistent in wild bird populations
India recorded 24,000 maternal deaths in 2020, second only to Nigeria, UN report shows
Globally, there were 287,000 maternal deaths in 2020, only a marginal improvement from 309,000 in 2016 when the Sustainable ...
You are not lazy; your body needs more sleep in winter: Study
Societies need to adjust sleep habits including length and timing to season, or adjust school and working schedules to ...