DNAs of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were also decoded to better understand some of world’s most dangerous diseases.
07 Jun 2018 9:14 AM
Zika began spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and the country saw more than 260,000 probable cases in 2016, according to Health Ministry.
06 Jun 2018 10:25 AM
On World No Tobacco day, smokers and doctors share the best way to quit the harmful habit.
31 May 2018 1:17 AM
The plan also sets out targets for the disease response, including that 100 percent of new cases should come from known contacts.
30 May 2018 9:22 AM
Even a little bit of physical activity is important and beneficial.
24 May 2018 5:53 PM
An important limitation of this present study is that the people who consumed eggs regularly were much more affluent.
22 May 2018 12:54 PM
The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting on Friday and called the risk to the public in Congo "very high".
18 May 2018 1:39 PM
If all countries use these interventions, the world would move significantly closer to reduce premature death by one-third by 2030.
17 May 2018 4:20 PM
There are about 10 million new dementia cases each year.
17 May 2018 10:42 AM
Health Ministry said vaccinations would start at weekend, first time vaccine would come into use since it was developed two years ago.
17 May 2018 8:19 AM
World Health Organisation obtained 4,000 doses of experimental Ebola vaccine and was preparing for deployment in Congo.
15 May 2018 10:08 AM
It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up.
15 May 2018 9:38 AM
It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name.
09 May 2018 8:29 AM
Latest World Health Organization (WHO) data show that 216 million people were infected last year with the malaria parasite.
07 May 2018 8:21 AM
The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.
05 May 2018 1:49 PM
Revelation comes after a few weeks, when he had said that he has a “rare disease” and will open up about it soon.
16 Mar 2018 5:35 PM
Preventative steps to avoid or reduce belly fat include a heart healthy diet such as plant based with limited carbs and sweets.
13 Mar 2018 10:21 AM
According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 million girls, women have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia.
10 Mar 2018 2:27 PM
Obesity remains a worldwide public health issue.
07 Mar 2018 2:47 PM
A key limitation of the study is that they did not have information on whether study participants lived in urban, suburban, or rural areas.
10 Feb 2018 6:26 PM