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Dengue strikes early in Delhi, 3 cases diagnosed in January

Cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between mid-July and November-end, but this period may stretch up to mid-December.

22 Jan 2018 7:26 PM

New drug combination can safely treat malaria: Study

The two-fold medication was administered for three days to patients aged one to thirty who were infected with malaria.

22 Jan 2018 6:56 PM

Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, says study

Malaria kills around half a million people every year, the vast majority of them children in the poorest parts of Africa.

19 Jan 2018 4:40 PM

‘Dengue most common reason of ICU admissions’

The study was done between July 2013 and September 2014 and was published last month in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.

19 Jan 2018 2:06 AM

Research indicates toothpaste ingredient may help fight malaria

The disease can be treated with a number of drugs, but resistance to these medicines is increasing.

18 Jan 2018 6:33 PM


US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

In pregnant women, the virus infects fetal brain cells, resulting in the birth defect known as microcephaly.

14 Dec 2017 11:58 AM

Bug tracker: How to outsmart mosquitoes with your smartphone

The latest buzz is that you can record the sound of mosquito wing flaps on your cellphone and identify the species.

10 Dec 2017 2:45 AM

176 dengue cases reported in Delhi last week, 9,072 this year

The numbers of malaria and chikungunya cases recorded in 2017, till December 2, stood at 1,132 and 917 respectively, the report said.

04 Dec 2017 3:59 PM

Small bite that carries a big threat

The patient’s immune system and immune response also have a major impact on disease.

26 Nov 2017 2:55 AM

Pregnant and breastfeeding women travelers underprotected from disease

Pregnant, breastfeeding women who travel to places with high risk of diseases like malaria and yellow fever are less likely to be protected.

25 Nov 2017 3:53 PM


Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets

Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.

25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM

Two more deaths in city, 5,220 cases reported

According to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), mosquito breeding has been reported from 4,78,978 households.

17 Oct 2017 1:14 AM

Mosquito gut bacteria may help control malaria

People, animals, even insects harbor a community of mostly healthy intestinal bacteria, what’s called the gut microbiome.

29 Sep 2017 8:28 PM

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

The drug resistance of these bugs is a public health emergency that must be treated urgently.

21 Sep 2017 10:07 AM

Delhi reports 485 fresh dengue cases last week: Civic body

The fresh cases of malaria and chikungunya in the week were 105 and 40, respectively, the report released on Monday stated.

19 Sep 2017 9:39 AM


131 fresh dengue cases take total to 496

Besides, 48 fresh cases of malaria and 37 of chikungunya were also reported in the past one week from various Delhi hospitals.

15 Aug 2017 2:03 AM

320 cases of H1N1 in Delhi so far, 2 dead

Doctors say virus striking early due to mutation.

26 Jul 2017 1:23 AM

30 new dengue cases in New Delhi

Doctors attribute early monsoon for spike in vector-borne diseases.

25 Jul 2017 2:55 AM

Magical herbs to keep you healthy during monsoon

According to traditional ayurveda, 'what heals also prevents.'

24 Jul 2017 9:24 AM