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Give women more time to give birth, make choices: WHO

Women should be allowed to choose their delivery position.

16 Feb 2018 10:52 AM

WHO-approved vaccine carrier to prevent in-transit vaccine freezing commercially available

When health workers suspect temperature damage, the vaccine or medication is often discarded.

09 Feb 2018 12:35 PM

Medicines sold in India pose threat to antibiotic resistance control

Multinational companies should explain the sale of products in India, researchers say.

06 Feb 2018 11:20 AM

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms and treatment

Here is what you need to know.

06 Feb 2018 11:03 AM


64 pc women experience insomnia in late pregnancy

The effects of pregnancy on these women were monitored throughout all three trimesters, in a new study.

30 Jan 2018 12:38 PM

Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea

Here is what a new study has found.

26 Jan 2018 1:39 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

'Mutant flu' could lead to more effective vaccine: study

Scientists arrived at the new approach by studying the genome of the flu virus.

19 Jan 2018 9:14 AM

Half of all pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet study

Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care, researchers say.

14 Dec 2017 2:51 PM


Half of all people in the world can't access basic health services according to WHO

This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets.

13 Dec 2017 8:05 PM

Single-dose vaccine may control cholera outbreaks: study

Cholera transmission is endemic in many areas of Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

12 Dec 2017 3:20 PM

AIDS/HIV can be a possible cause of infertility

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01 Dec 2017 12:01 PM

Over 61 per cent deaths due to lifestyle ills: Report

The WHO said that there are four major risk factors for NCDs i.e. alcohol, tobacco, poor diet intake, and lack of physical activity.

30 Nov 2017 2:33 AM

Study finds exercise drastically reduces risk of glaucoma

Experts are hopeful the findings could lead to new methods to prevent vision loss.

14 Nov 2017 1:55 PM


India tops list of new TB cases in 2016: WHO

India was followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa.

31 Oct 2017 10:08 AM

80% of baby food contains dangerous chemicals

Read on to find out more.

27 Oct 2017 3:03 PM

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

This means that nearly 8 percent of boys and nearly 6 percent of girls worldwide were obese in 2016.

12 Oct 2017 7:39 PM

WHO's tips to promote positive mental health in the workplace

Find out what they are.

10 Oct 2017 6:55 PM

World Mental Health Day: 10 comforting quotes that may inspire you

These words could help you get through difficult moments.

10 Oct 2017 2:10 PM