Healthcare workers are at maximum risk of catching swine flu from infected patients.

Docs Report Sharp Hike In Food & Water-Borne Diseases

New Delhi: World Health Organization’s data that indicates Delhi has the most polluted air in the world has confirmed what they have anecdotally known all along, say doctors in the city.

It’s Been Over 3 Years Since PIL To Regulate Sale In Schools Was Filed

The city is in the grip of a silent childhood epidemic—obesity.Astudy by the Diabetes Foundation of India has shown that 25% of schoolchildren in Delhi are overweight or obese, which is the highest incidence in the country.Yet, attemptsto addressthe problem by banning or regulating the sale of junk food in and around schools have met with stubborn resistance.

New Delhi: You may have heard of kidney dialysis but did you know that even the liver can be flushed of its toxins using a similar method?

New Delhi: US scientists have warned India of increased incidence of infectious and vectorborne diseases in coming years due to climate change.

One in every three tuberculosis cases in the world goes undetected despite the advances made in medical science, according to data from World Health Organization.

Effective prevention measures are the only way to prevent cancer crisis, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) stated on Monday.

No Exercise, Alcohol & Bad Diet Raise Risk Of Heart Attack

New Delhi: Better education and socioeconomic status have had little impact on the health profile of Delhi’s young, the results of a year-long survey conducted on young adults by city cardiologists to assess risk factors for heart disease vis-à-vis smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, hypertension and diabetes seem to indicate.

Wants More Beds, Platelets In Hospitals

Terming the spread of dengue in the capital as alarming, union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday ordered the state to take immediate actions like increasing beds for dengue patients and ensuring availability of platelets in hospitals.