World Health

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..

Keralite doctor wins case, £23k in England

By Vinod NedumudyKochi, Sept 10: A Keralite doctor, a native of Koonammavu in Ernakulam district, who was sacked for raising concerns about patient safety in… Read more..

Exercise mans better against Covid-19, says study

New Delhi, August 23: Those exercising regularly have lower chances of Covid-19 infection and severity, including hospital admission and death, a new study has found.… Read more..

Pharma majors face drug recall setback

New Delhi, August 16: Leading generic drug makers Glenmark, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy’s, and Jubilant Cadista are recalling multiple products in the US market, the world’s largest… Read more..

Oman Health Expo returns from 26-28 Sept

Muscat, August 11:  The demand for healthcare facilities and medical supplies has drastically increased in the Sultanate of Oman, as the nation witnessed a rapid… Read more..

Better Covid vaccines are coming, WHO’s chief scientist says

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be ready for use later this year or… Read more..

UK approves Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine

The UK on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a vaccine against Covid-19, allowing mass inoculations against the deadly disease. British regulator Medicines… Read more..

‘Oxford vaccine shows robust immune response in older adults’

The coronavirus vaccine, being developed by the Oxford University, has triggered “robust immune response” in older adults during clinical trials, raising hopes of shielding the… Read more..

New diagnosis test to detect Covid-19 in five min

London: Scientists from the Oxford University, UK, have developed a rapid Covid-19 test which can detect the coronavirus in less than five minutes, paving way… Read more..

Covid-19 disrupting mental health services in most countries: WHO survey

Geneva:  The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted or halted critical mental health services in 93% of countries worldwide while the demand for mental health is increasing,… Read more..

‘Heightened fear of Covid-19 spread on airplanes unfounded’

The fears of infected airline passengers spreading the coronavirus infection to everyone else on the aircraft are unfounded and the risk of contracting the disease… Read more..

Russia, the first country to approve Covid-19 vaccine

Russia on Tuesday announced it had granted regulatory approval to a Coronavirus vaccine, touted as the world’s first to be registered, amid concerns over safety… Read more..