World Health

Cooperation among SCO countries in medical and health tourism to be in focus at March 17-18 SCO Tour

New Delhi: A Joint Action Plan on the development of cooperation in Tourism among Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member countries would be adopted at the… Read more..

India to face 'tsunami' of diseases like cancer: US-based doctor

India will face a tsunami of chronic diseases such as cancer due to globalization, growing economy, aging population and changing lifestyle, warns leading oncologist Dr… Read more..

WHO reduces days of isolation for Covid-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reduced the period of isolation by persons with Covid-19 symptoms and those who test positive for the disease. For patients with… Read more..

WHO-commissioned study pitches for new TB vaccines

Geneva, Dec 13: A new study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO), predicts high health and economic returns from investment in new TB vaccines.… Read more..

India joins France to better healthcare

New Delhi, Dec 6: India and France are joining hands to better their healthcare sectors and a meeting was held recently in New Delhi to… Read more..

Muscat hosts high-level meet on AMR

Muscat hosts high-level meet on AMR Muscat, Nov 24: “Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) is a silent and invisible pandemic that cannot be overshadowed by other competing… Read more..

Minister calls for fit-for-purpose health architecture

New Delhi, Oct 29: Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has reiterated the need for creating a “fit-for-purpose” global health architecture.Delivering the concluding remarks at… Read more..

Scientists find brain cells that drive us to eat fat, sugar

New Delhi, Oct 28: A team of researchers has identified the brain cells that trigger hedonic eating, a development that could provide a basis for… Read more..

US comes out with new ‘wonder drug’ against Covid

New Delhi, Oct 1: US scientists have developed a new drug that can turn Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) against itself, and block the deadly virus from… Read more..

17 million in Europe experienced ‘long COVID’

Tel Aviv, Sept 22: New modelling conducted for WHO/Europe by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of… Read more..

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19-hit US adults have long COVID

New Delhi, Sept 20: New data from the Household Pulse Survey show that more than 40% of adults in the United States reported having COVID-19 in… Read more..

New vaccine shows promise in malaria fight

New Delhi, Sept 15: Mosquirix, the only malaria vaccine to receive approval from the World Health Organization (WHO), has shown modest efficacy against symptomatic malaria,… Read more..