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Number of Ebola cases exceeds 10,000 in West Africa: WHO Oct 26, 11:16 am
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The World Health Organization has said in its new report that the number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has surpassed 10,000 and the death toll has reached 4,922 in West Africa.
Mumbai, Oct.25 (ANI): Raising concern on the high rate of infant deaths in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the main reason behind such deaths is the lack of primary health care services and underlined the need for the government and the society to give priority to make basic healthcare service available to the poorest of the poor.
President Obama hugs the Ebola-free nurse on her release Oct 25, 4:31 pm
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): President Obama recently congratulated a Dallas nurse, who has been rid of Ebola, when she visited the White house, by hugging her.
Sham Lal Sharma resigns from Omar Govt. Oct 25, 2:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Public Health Engineering and Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma, has tendered his resignation from the Omar Abdullah-led government in the state.
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that millions of doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine will be made available by next year- the trial for which is expected to begin in selected countries of West Africa this December.
Harsh Vardhan offers cooperation to Pak to end polio Oct 24, 2:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 24 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has offered Pakistan full cooperation in helping eradicate polio from that country.
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Scientists have revealed some novel insight into the leading cause of maternal and infant death worldwide, preeclampsia, that could lead to the development of new therapeutic treatments.
How mindfulness can help protect your heart Oct 24, 11:42 am
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mindfulness, that is paying more attention to the feelings and experiences in the present moments, can help people protect their heart.
No room for complacency in tackling Ebola, says Harsh Vardhan Oct 21, 9:24 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that there is no room for complacency in tackling the deadly Ebola virus, adding that India has put in place the same surveillance-tracking systems for checking the dreaded disease which has succeeded in Nigeria, leading to the African nation being declared "Ebola-Free" by World Health Organisation (WHO).
Nigeria reportedly tackled Ebola through isolation, rehydration of infected patients Oct 21, 3:45 pm
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): As the World Health Organisation declared Nigeria an Ebola-free nation, doctors who survived the deadly disease in the African country attributed the success to heavy doses of fluids.
Why our brain picks pizza over salad Oct 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed why does our brain makes us go for junk food over healthy meals.
World Ayurveda Conference to commence on November 6 Oct 20, 9:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sixth World Ayurveda Conference on November 6, the first of a series of events proposed to celebrate the place of the 'fifth Veda' in the mainstream of the Indian public health system.
Metabolic genetics research can have multiple benefits Oct 20, 3:26 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that by studying specific proteins that contribute to conditions like obesity and Type 2 diabetes and the genes that encode them, scientists could develop new drugs that directly target the metabolic processes that do not function properly.
J-K hospitals get solar power plants Oct 20, 9:40 am
Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.20 (ANI): In an attempt to provide 24x7 health care facilities available on all public health care centers, the government installed solar power plants in the hospitals here, some 37kms from Srinagar city.
WHO vows to disclose full report reviewing its Ebola response amid mounting criticism Oct 19, 2:03 pm
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has reportedly vowed to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola epidemic once the disease is contained.
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The World Health Organization has been accused of 'failure' in its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, say reports.
Heavily polluted India launches national air quality index Oct 18, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): In a recent pilot study it was discovered that after 12 weeks of daily 10 milligram (mg) doses of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement S-equol, have led to improvements in post-menopausal women who experienced in vaginal atrophy.
WHO to 'ramp-up' support to 15 African nations to prevent Ebola from spreading beyond subcontinent Oct 17, 4:05 pm
London, Oct 17 (ANI): In an attempt to prevent Ebola from spreading beyond the three worst-hit African nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to prioritize a few countries in the subcontinent above others.
High-fat meal more dangerous for males than females Oct 17, 11:43 am
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals and the differences in male brains brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females.
'Polyunsaturated' oil can keep your heart healthy Oct 16, 3:41 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consuming sufficient amount polyunsaturated oil is a healthier option people to keep their heart stay healthy.
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has urged Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to ensure that the national capital celebrates a 'silent' Diwali this year.
Missing out on breakfast makes young adults overeat, gain weight Oct 16, 1:59 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that eating protein-rich breakfast regularly can help young adults to control cravings and overeating, which sometimes ultimately leads to weight gain and other health problems.
Harsh Vardhan orders larger warning labels on cigarette packets Oct 15, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 15 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday issued a notification, which will require cigarette companies to cover 85 percent of the surface area of their packets with a graphical and literal statutory warning.
Energy drinks pose danger to public health, warn scientists Oct 15, 2:34 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that increased consumption of energy drinks may pose danger to public health.
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