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  • 1 336 dead in china by infectious diseases

    1,336 dead in China by infectious diseases

    World | July 11, 2013 7:09 IST

    Beijing, July 11: A total of 1,336 people died of infectious diseases in the Chinese mainland in June alone while AIDS proved as the most deadly among them, the country's National Health and Family Planning

  • uttarakhand no outbreak of any disease claims govt

    Uttarakhand: No outbreak of any disease, claims govt

    India | June 27, 2013 18:22 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 27:  The government today said no outbreak of any water, food or air-borne disease has been reported from the flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand.A three-member high-level committee from the Ministry of Health and

  • now a chip that detects disease in blood drop

    Now, a chip that detects disease in blood drop

    World | June 25, 2013 17:19 IST

    Los Angeles,June 25: Scientists have engineered a cutting-edge sensor chip that can detect diseases from a drop of blood, says a new study.A new study describes how Reginald Farrow and Alokik Kanwal, researchers at the

  • did king tut die of disease that gave him breasts

    Did King Tut die of disease that gave him breasts?

    World | September 13, 2012 21:01 IST

    London, Sep 13: Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen probably suffered from an inheritable form of temporal lobe epilepsy that gave him abnormally large breasts, according to the Daily Mail.Tutankhamen was revered as a living god, and is

  • potent form of common child illness deadly in asia

    Potent form of common child illness deadly in Asia

    World | July 12, 2012 21:43 IST

    Vietnam, Jul 12: Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a

  • twelve die of h1n1 swine flu in last 20 days 6 die in pune

    Twelve Die Of H1N1 Swine Flu In Last 20 Days, 6 Die In Pune Alone

    India | March 23, 2012 9:52 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 23: The dreaded H1N1 virus (swine flu)  is back with 129 cases and 12 deaths reported in the last 20 days from four states, official sources said . Six of them have

  • india free from bird flu govt

    India Free From Bird Flu : Govt

    India | January 04, 2012 20:45 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 4: The government today announced that the country is free of bird flu disease, but continues to keep a watchful eye on vulnerable areas.Bird flu, also know as avian influenza, is a

  • india close to wiping out polio

    India Close To Wiping Out Polio

    India | October 24, 2011 18:30 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 24: India has not had a case of polio in nine months, raising hopes the country is on the verge of defeating the disease, health officials said Monday.Ridding itself of polio would

  • scientists make vaccine for dengue

    Scientists Make Vaccine For Dengue

    World | June 15, 2011 8:46 IST

    Jakarta, Jun 15 : Scientists are optimistic they may soon have a vaccination for dengue fever, a disease that threatens more than half the world's population. A crucial final-phase trial has just ended in Thailand and

  • dengue cases cross 1 700 in delhi

    Dengue Cases Cross 1,700 In Delhi

    India | September 11, 2010 18:40 IST

    New Delhi: 64 more patients tested positive for dengue in the Capital on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the city to 1,716. The city has recorded over 460 dengue cases in the