New York: Targeting mosquitoes responsible for transmission of malaria that take refuge in cattle sheds in countries like India can help achieve WHO's goal of eliminating the disease globally by 2030, researchers say. The study found the mosquitoes transmitting malaria often...
Children born in deliveries planned just a week before the end of a typical pregnancy may be more likely to experience health, learning and behaviour issues by the time they're ready for school than kids born at full term,...
New Delhi: Over 93 lakh children have severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the country, the government on Tuesday said, citing data from the latest health survey. Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste told the Rajya Sabha that there...
New Delh: Delhi's sex ratio has increased from 898 females per thousand males in 2015 to 902 in 2016, according to a report released by the Delhi government on Wednesday. The report "Registration of Births and Deaths in Delhi-2016" was released...
By Vivek Singh Chauhan New Delhi: Most premature babies can become perfectly healthy and evolve normally in both body and mind - but only if they get specialised medical care after birth, health experts suggest. Premature babies are those born before 37...
London: Babies given antibiotics in the first two years of life are more likely to develop allergies as adults, according to an extensive analysis of past clinical studies involving nearly 4,00,000 people. The findings point to a clear association with...
Pregnant women who experience certain breathing problems during sleep may be more likely to develop complications like high blood pressure and diabetes, recent US research suggests. In the study of more than 3,000 women, researchers did home-based sleep studies twice...
New Delhi: Family Participatory Care (FPC) guidelines have been released by the government for improving health of babies in special newborn care units (SNCUs) across the country. FPC has emerged as an important concept of health care which provides for partnership...
Mumbai: The number of children trafficked for sex in the red light districts of Mumbai has dropped sharply, activists said, as they raised concerns over the trade shifting underground to private lodges and residences. A study by the non-governmental International...
New Delh: Indian researchers have developed a novel wheelchair navigation system that can make the movable chairs avoid obstacles on their own and also sense when the user is tired or stressed. The smart wheelchair could also monitor user's heart rate,...

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