World Malaria Day: New coordinated effort for malaria research unveiled
The Malaria Elimination Research Alliance India will bring together various stakeholders on a single platform to identify and prioritise research …
Will this be the fourth consecutive warm winter?
Longer monsoon spell, warm winter lengthen mosquito-borne disease outbreaks across India
‘जीका’ नया जंजाल
भारत में भी जीका ने दस्तक दे दी है। विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन ने 26 मई को एडवाइजरी जारी कर भारत में 3 मामलों की ...
GM flies promise a good night
Amid global protests, scientists find a new way to control malaria by modifying mosquito sperm to produce only male offspring
Artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites can infect African mosquitoes, says study
This could have dreadful consequences for Africa, a continent vulnerable to malaria
Dengue, another climate alert
It is clear that this variable weather is not a freak event, but points to the changes that are beginning to influence our monsoon lifeline
Anti-malaria drug may be repurposed to treat Zika
A team of Indian researchers identify a viral protein that can be targeted by an already available anti-malarial drug — hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)
India comes up with strategic plan to eradicate malaria
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released a plan for strategic action on malaria till 2022, with an aim to eradicate the disease by 2030
Is genetic engineering the right way to cure the problem of invasive species?
A new gene-based technology allows curbing the population of species such as mosquitoes which spread malaria or dengue. But there are dangers involved
Dengue cases in 2012 highest in four years
216 people across the country died of the disease
Health ministry invites bids for plastic-wrapped mosquito nets
Environmentalists oppose; say plastic not good for environment
Dengue on the rise: global burden is three times WHO estimate
Study shows India contributed more than one-third of burden in 2010
Delhi's new public health concern—Japanese encephalitis
Did pigs bring it?