Contrary to general belief, the deadly swine flu virus is found to have affected more of the young urban population than those living in rural areas this time.
Celebrities endorsing food supplements without adequate scientific justification will have to think twice before making tall claims and glorify “unsubstantiated” claims misleading the consumers.
Nearly 23 years after a bill proposing disqualification of members of Parliament or state legislatures with more than two children was introduced in the Rajya Sabha, the government is now considering
A few years after India had suspended clinical trials of Human Papilloma Vaccine (HPV) (used for preventing cervical cancer) following the death of seven girls, the government has decided to move ahea
Two years after it was formulated, the Mental Health Care Bill, which is seen as a first step in expanding the country’s health infrastructure for the mentally unstable, is all set to be introduced in
Researchers have found that llamas and camels may help in HIV research.
India has not seen any improvement in the diet quality over the past 20 years, the first ever study to assess diet quality has indicated, adding that consumption of healthy foods like fruits and veget
With the cases of H1N1, or swine flu, increasing every passing day, Union health minister J.P. Nadda has written to the states asking them to pull up their socks.
With swine flu cases continuing to rise in the country, the government on Tuesday decided to relax the availability of Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) — the best defence against deadly H1N1 influenza.
As India deals with the international outbreak of swine flu, there is another silent war that is raging on to contain Ebola.