Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city, the World Health Organization said on Friday, raising its assessment from "high" previously.
Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food.
People of “normal” weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers today, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines.
Beets are extremely healthy as they have potent medicinal properties and offer relief in the case of various ailments and diseases.
Kathmandu, Nepal: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has announced on Saturday that he will begin his fast-unto-death from March 5 demanding resignation of Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Prasad Parajuli.
Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze.
Kathmandu, Nepal: A mass demonstration is organized at Maitighar Mandala and around the areas against the arrest of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC from early morning on Tuesday.
A trial of a potential new brain cancer treatment has shown that a virus injected directly into the bloodstream can reach tumours deep inside the brain and switch on the body’s own defence system to attack them.
HIV positive children in Baitadi have been left high and dry as they are deprived of basic needs like education, health facilities and nutrition.
Assam Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday had apologized for his controversial remarks that cancer is divine justice for sinning.
Guwahati: Assam’s well-known healthcare institution Dispur Hospital has joined the list of successful kidney transplantation centers in India. The city based hospital had successfully conducted a kidney transplantation exercise on 5 October 20
Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/AIDS and ending the disease as a public health threat by 2030, UNAIDS said in a report on Monday.
As many as four persons have been found to be infected with the dengue virus in Kapilvastu recently.
Assam’s well-known healthcare institution Dispur Hospital has joined the list of successful kidney transplantation centers in India. The city based hospital had successfully conducted a kidney transplantation exercise on 5 October 2017.
North Guwahati based Narayana Superspeciality Hospital conducted the OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club on 11 November, where Dr Soumar Dutt (emergency medicine) offered free consultations to over 25 participants.