Kinshasa, May 9 (IANS) At least 17 people have been killed following signs of hemorrhagic fever in the Bikoro Health Zone in the Equateur Province in the northwest of Congo, according to the Minister of Health, Orly Ilunga.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Indian pharmaceutical companies need to increase R&D investments and develop new markets in order to boost their exports, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday.
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) Actress Gautami, noted classical danseuse Ananda Jayant and other caner survivors will share their experiences at Aarogya, a one-day international conference on cancer prevention to be held here on May 13.
Tokyo, May 8 (IANS) Researchers have identified a protein which could serve as a biomarker for the early diagnosis of lung cancer.
Toronto, May 7 (IANS) Researchers have found that a protein that, once deactivated, could prevent the spread of an aggressive type of breast cancer to other sites in the body, a process known as metastasis.
New York, May 6 (IANS) A team of neurosurgeons led by an Indian-origin professor from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine performed the first-ever robot-assisted spinal surgery to successfully remove a rare tumour on the patient's neck.
Kochi/Chennai, May 6 (IANS) The father of a Tamil Nadu youth who was writing the medical entrance exam in Kerala's Ernakulam district died of a heart attack on Sunday, said a hotel employee where the two had checked in a day earlier.
London, May 6 (IANS) Photographs of Prince Louis' first days at home have been released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, including an image of the new royal baby being kissed by his older sister Princess Charlotte, the media reported on Sunday.
London, May 5 (IANS) Adding a computerised test of attention and activity to standard care can reduce the time needed to make a diagnostic decision on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a study says.
Imphal, May 5 (IANS) Mizoram's first medical college is slated to open its doors in August.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Thanks to his donor brother, a 25-year-old thalassemia patient is now living a transfusion-free life after undergoing a high-risk bone marrow transplant, doctors at BLK Super Speciality Hospital here said on Friday.
Vellore (Tamil Nadu), May 4 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said India is going through an epidemiological transition and faces three challenges in disease control.
Roorkee, May 4 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee have identified a molecule that exhibits antiviral activity against the chikungunya virus, raising hopes of finding a new way to combat the mosquito-borne viral disease.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A 132-pound ovarian tumour, measuring almost three feet, was removed from a 38-year-old woman from US' Connecticut this year, said doctors involved in the case.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Decorated with paintings, murals and sculptures of tigers, local jungles and other wildlife, Chandrapur and Ballarshah stations in the Nagpur Division of Central Railway have been adjudged "Most Beautiful Station" on Indian Railways, an official said on Thursday.