World Health

Researchers Identify 9 Genes Behind Eyebrow Colours

An international research team has for the first time identified nine genes responsible for eyebrow colours.Eyebrow colour is one of the most recognisable visual traits… Read more..

Next Flu Pandemic is Inevitable: WHO

GENEVA:Another flu pandemic is inevitable and the world must prepare for potential devastation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, warning that the risks must… Read more..

AHA Updates BP Measurement Standards

Advances in techniques to measure BP accurately are essential outside and in the office setting, according to a scientific statement published by the American Heart… Read more..

Over a Billion People Risk Irreversible Hearing Loss from Exposure to Loud Sounds

More than one billion people risk irreversible hearing loss from exposure to loud sounds such as music played on their smartphone, UN health experts have… Read more..

Thank God, we are not ending our lives like before!

PARIS:Suicides have fallen globally by more than a third since 1990, according to a far-reaching analysis released Thursday that highlighted profound differences in the number… Read more..

Batch of 12,000 Blood Plasma Found Contaminated with HIV in China

BEIJING:A batch of over 12,000 human blood plasma has been found contaminated with HIV in China and the government has launched a probe into the… Read more..

Researchers Find New Clues to Control HIV

WASHINGTON DC:An international team of researchers is harnessing the immune system to reveal new clues that may help in efforts to produce an HIV vaccine.… Read more..

Surgery Kills 2.1 Million in Low, Middle-income Nations: Lancet

LONDON:Every year 2.1 million people in the low and middle income countries die within 30 days post surgery, reveals a new study published in The… Read more..

Social Media Propagating Negative Information on Vaccination

LONDON:Negative messages about vaccines propagated on the social media are acting as the main barrier to vaccinations, a report from the UK-based charity Royal Society… Read more..

Chinese Scientists Successfully Clone Five Baby Monkey

Five cloned monkeys have been born with genes that were edited to cause mental illness, a team of Chinese researchers announced,.Although such experiments could help… Read more..

10 global health threats

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed out 10 global health threats for 2019, adding that millions of lives will be at risk if these… Read more..

Pandemics May Cause $570 bn Annual Loss to Global Economy

NEW DELHI:Global businesses face huge risks from a new era of epidemics and pandemics that may cause an average annual economic loss of $570 billion… Read more..