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On the eve of World cancer day on 4th feb 2007 – special health focus from Medindia
A previously unknown immunodeficiency disease was discovered by scientists about twenty-five years ago, which came to be known broadly as 'AIDS'.
It might not be the plague yet, but the bird or avian flu scare has acquired this nasty habit of sending a shiver down the spine.
All influenza viruses of the type A, including those causing seasonal epidemics of human influenza
A daily dose of vitamin B could greatly slow the onset of dementia and guard against Alzheimer's disease.
Study of gene expression, using a technique called microarray analysis has let researchers to begin the process of identifying genes, which predispose to poorer prostate cancer outcomes.
No pictoral warnings on tobacco products? What is the government waiting for?
Chikungunya may soon be conquered by a new vaccine. The experimental drug is entering clinical trials and may soon be marketed.
Acetaminophen post vaccination in infants cannot be recommended due to its very low incidence of febrile seizures post vaccination and its interference with immunity.
World Diabetes Day is an opportune time to evaluate the support available to the estimated 200 million people across the world coping with a galloping disease.
An annular eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor, which traverses the Iberian Peninsula and stretches across the African continent.
A woman vaccinated with Tdap during pregnancy is likely to be protected at time of delivery, and therefore less likely to transmit pertussis to her infant.
Many adults do not seek medical attention for a persistent throat infection in their children. This is fraught with danger, especially if the fever takes a turn for the worse.
Dietary fiber, especially from whole grains and cereals, is associated with a decreased risk of colorectal cancer.
World AIDS Day, is an opportune time to increase awareness, improve funding and activate prevention measures with special attention on countries with high prevalence of HIV-AIDS.
World AIDS Day which falls on December 1st, 2011, is a perfect time to boost awareness, increase funding, combat stigma, improve education and kick-start prevention strategies.
Polio or Poliomyelitis is an infectious viral disease, which affects the nervous system. Children below the age of five years are more susceptible.