The KDAH welcomed the 25-year-old Omani man who needed extensive rehabilitation after an aneurysm bleed followed by surgery in Germany.
Abraham -- M.D., F.A.C.P, who holds a medical degree from Calicut Medical College in Kerala, is well known in his country of birth and received an award from former President Pratibha Patil in 2010 for his contribution to cancer care.
London: According to a recent study, higher levels of physical activity, regardless of intensity, are linked with a lower risk of early death in middle-aged...
"ICMR recognised Kiran as a thought leader for building a globally renowned biopharmaceuticals company committed to innovation and providing quality medicines to patients the world over," the city-based firm said in a statement
New Delhi: After two years and two months, Jagga and Baliya, the craniopagus twins, who were joined at the heads and later surgically separated at...
The Russian Ministry of Health said that it had issued permission on Tuesday and the clinical study of the COVID-19 vaccine began on Wednesday.
London: In a treat to coffee lovers, researchers have found that drinking coffee may help in reducing the risk of developing gallstones."We have tested the...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Fit India' Movement'. "The initiative is the need of the hour and will take the country towards...
The fitness movement launched by the Dubai royalty on Friday will go on till November 16. It has been created to inspire a spirit of health, wellness and active life in all its people.
New Delhi: Taking up a proposal from the Health Ministry, the Union cabinet may, in its meeting on Wednesday, approve an ordinance to ban manufacturing...
Abuja (Nigeria) Nigeria is the last country in Africa to have witnessed a case of polio - in Borno state, in the north-east. Outside of...
Toronto: Researchers have found a link between two types of heart problems and one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics.In a study published...
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the "India's first mobile I-Lab" to diagnose novel coronavirus or COVID-19 disease.
San Francisco: After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at...
Taipei: According to the researches "long-term exposure" to pollutants from the vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of age-related macular degeneration or AMD.Researchers...
It has selected 13 institutions across the country for clinical trials and asked them to initiate subject enrollment by July 7.
Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) bacteria are a primary cause of diarrhoea, leading to substantial illness and death in children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as well as in travellers to these countries.
Toronto: Teenage girls who used oral contraceptives during adolescence are three times more likely to be clinically depressed in later life, a new study warns.According...
"With approximately 26 million people worldwide affected by a form of heart failure, our research presents a major advancement on the current methodology," said study researcher Leandro Pecchia from the University of Warwick.
In a filing with the exchanges on Friday, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said that it has just received the manufacturing and marketing approval from India's drug regulator to launch the oral antiviral drug Favipiravir (FabiFlu) for the treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 patients in the country.
Chennai: A research paper published in January 2013 has become viral on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.The study titled “Attractiveness of women with rectovaginal...
When the Green Revolution came to India, it brought with it an emphasis on high-yielding varieties of rice and wheat, which allowed India to triple its cereal production over the past 50 years.
"One positive case of Novel Coronavirus -- a student studying in Wuhan University -- has been reported from Kerala," said a statement released by the Health Ministry.
Two doses of an experimental vaccine known as mRNA-1273 induced robust immune responses and rapidly controlled the Covid-19 in the upper and lower airways of Monkeys exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) reported.
Sydney: Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing...
The Diagnostics Laboratories networks are also equipped to test such samples if the need arises, said the MoHFW Secretary on Monday, in the wake of a major nCoV outbreak in China, where the first foreigner to contract the virus was a 45-year-old Indian school teacher.
Addressing a virtual press briefing from Geneva on Friday, the WHO chief said that the Spanish flu of 1918 had also taken two years to overcome, but current advances in technology could enable the world to halt the Covid-19 pandemic "in a shorter time", the BBC reported.
The new facilities at the hospital include open Heart Surgery, 16 bed ICU, OT Complex, Heptatoblery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Centres and Gastroenterology.
Geneva: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of...
Lifestyle habits such a less physical activity, sleep time, television time, plant-based food consumption and ultra-processed food consumption will lead to overweight and obesity.
Favipiravir is an off patent, an oral antiviral drug that has been shown to hasten clinical recovery in Covid-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms.
For the study, published in the journal Nutrients, the researchers from Coventry University in the UK picked 38 participants (19 men, 19 women) and found that drinking caffeinated coffee improves the speed of cycling.
"This will lead to a sharp increase in the prices of medicines in Lebanon and the bankruptcy of the National Social Security Fund which covers more than 80 per cent of the medicine bills of over 60 per cent of the Lebanese population," Al-Amine said.
London: A novel method discovered recently by a group of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, shows how hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented during...
Unlike other coronavirus case maps, the ‘Covid-19 Global Case Mapper' allows local reporters to embed a map of their area or even a national case map.
Data was taken once in childhood -- at 8 years old, twice in adolescence aged 16 and 18 years and once in young adulthood aged 25 years.
It can be stored in our body fat, the problem is that it is not so easy to get enough of it into our body. Most of our vitamin D comes from the sun, and about 60 per cent of us have insufficient levels during winter. The amount of exposure we need to get enough of this important vitamin is generally low.
Paris: Inexpensive and reusable menstrual cups are safe and as unlikely as disposable pads or tampons to leak, according to the first major scientific review...
The trial, which will be conducted at the US clinical research sites, will include 30,000 participants who do not have Covid-19.
As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 23,571,084 and the fatalities rose to 811,748, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
Children, suffering from DMD, usually die of cardio-respiratory failure. But with the stem cell therapy, this patient has not lost muscle power in the last five years and heart and lung muscles and the upper half of the body are working well.
The finding, published in the Journal of Medical Virology, provides important insights on the potential origins of the most recent outbreak of viral pneumonia in China, which started in the middle of December and now is spreading to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.
Maintaining skeletal muscle function throughout life is a crucial component of successful ageing, in promoting independence, mobility, quality of life and reducing falls and frailty.
As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 23,348,081 and the fatalities rose to 807,383, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
"This DNA-based vaccine would strengthen the immune system," Louzir told Shems FM Radio.
Bengaluru: "Families of two people who were declared brain-dead have decided to donate their organs to over 13 people," said a private hospital in Bengaluru.In...
The vaccine, once ready for use, will act against the Group B streptococcus bacteria to make a positive impact for women and children living in low middle-income countries.
The Commission said in a statement on Wednesday that batches of Veklury will be made available to the EU member states and the UK from early August, reports Xinhua news agency.
The Delhi government had in February this year flagged off 16 bike ambulances on a pilot basis in one district of east Delhi.
For the study, the researchers analysed data on 10,251 adults from the ACCORD study, a randomized controlled trial in the US looking at diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Universities of Bath and Birmingham found that by changing the timing of when you eat and exercise, one can better control the blood sugar levels.
As per the terms of the agreement, the company has reserved manufacturing capacity to allow for the supply of multiple vaccines to the UK government in its fight against Covid-19, including AZD1222, the vaccine co-invented by the University of Oxford and its spin-out company, Vaccitech and licensed by AstraZeneca.
Treatment with the drug, Palforzia, can be used for children between 4 and 17 years old with a confirmed diagnosis of peanut allergy, the FDA said in a statement.
A study was conducted with 336 adult patients of the University of Michigan Head and Neck Specialized Program of Excellence. Analyzing these patients' eating habits, the researchers found that they followed either of two major dietary patterns: the Western pattern or the prudent pattern.
Chandigarh: Like iron and calcium deficiency, protein deficiency is also common among Indians, say experts.Most Indians think that protein deficiency is not an important concern....
Yoghurt contains beneficial lactose-fermenting bacteria commonly found in milk, similar to the bacteria -- or microflora 00 found in the breasts of mothers who have breastfed.
New York: Researchers have found that teenagers who were not in a romantic relationship have good social skills, low depression and fared better than those...
The ministry on Wednesday said in a tweet: "New travel advisory on Novel #Coronavirus: Please refrain from travelling to #China."
"We can confirm that Infosys arranged a flight to get some employees and their families back to India," a company spokesperson told IANS here.
San Francisco: From personal information to contraception use, period tracking apps such as MIA Fem and Maya have been found sharing sensitive data with Facebook,...
New Delhi: Popular short video-sharing app TikTok has collaborated with Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF) to launch #YourLifeMatters, a campaign aimed at spreading awareness around...
Published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, the study from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provided evidence that yoga can be a helpful complementary treatment for clinical depression or major depressive disorder.
"There's an issue where people are entirely too reliant on the device, in terms of feeling anxious if they don't have it accessible, and they're using it to the detriment of their day-to-day life."
"We are facing an unprecedented challenge to our health in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rising to the occasion, our doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, the police, municipal and government staff are working tirelessly to deliver effective healthcare to all those affected by the virus," Tendulkar was quoted as saying in the statement.
"WHO is excited to be working with FIFA. Half the world watched the 2018 World Cup. This means there's huge potential for us to team up to reach billions of people with information to help them live longer healthier lives," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, according to a statement issued in Geneva.
The test's specificity - its ability to return a positive result only when cancer is actually present - was high, as was its ability to pinpoint the organ or tissue of origin, they found.
New York: Researchers have found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than...
The speciality of this RT-PCR testing kit is 100 per cent concordance to true positives and true negatives.
As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 22,322,208 and the fatalities rose to 786,185, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
For the study, researchers analysed the walk of 110 people, including 29 older adults whose cognition was intact, 36 with Alzheimer's disease and 45 with Lewy body dementia.
The deal, made on Friday with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, would secure the purchase of at least 300 million doses on behalf of the EU member states, reports Xinhua news agency.
"An alarmingly high number of children are suffering the consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing them," the UNICEF warned in its report on children, food and nutrition on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.
"The study shows just how harmful carrying excess weight can be to human health, and that women and men may experience different diseases as a result," said the study's first author Jenny Censin.
"Rotary International and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are proud to announce a historic public health achievement as the World Health Organization's African region is now certified wild poliovirus-free," said Rotary International President Holger Knaack.
According to Ikeda Lal, an ophthalmologist at the Delhi Eye Centre and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, pollutants and dust in the air is one of the major reasons for causing eye allergy and other related problems.
This study has shown that several genes known to be important in heart failure also appear to regulate the heart size and function in healthy people.
The researchers have developed a synergetic combination of photothermal therapy (PTT) and chemotherapy using a naturally derived anticancer agent and shown its efficacy in destroying cancer cells.
The country's healthcare industry is passing through a crisis. Non-payment of legitimate dues by the government is taking a toll on the day to day functioning of the hospitals.
Scientists aren't sure exactly how this happens, but some think an infection may contribute to IBS by damaging the gut nervous system.
The other study found that exposure to TRAP during early life and across childhood was significantly associated with self-reported depression and anxiety symptoms in 12 year olds.
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