Integrated Disease Vector Control (IDVC) project had
its beginning in Kheda district of Gujarat way back in 1983.
With the demonstrated success of malaria control using
environmental approaches in select villages of Nadiad
Taluka, the project jointly funded by the Indian Council of
Medical Research and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Blood test made easy with paper and adhesive tapes TESTING of blood for iron, glucose and protein levels is a time-consuming and costly affair requiring a series of chemical tests in a laboratory. Researchers from the Harvard University in US invented a device called the 3D

Increasingly, voices across the world are questioning the narrow approach to a single disease, especially the huge financing for AIDS over all else in basic healthcare. Though welcome and long overdue, this debate must now move further.

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 16

Merely 34 per cent of the total rural population in India have access to diagnostic centres for chronic ailments like diabetes, heart and kidney diseases, says a study carried out by the Chronic Care Foundation (CCF).

Correctly identifying malnourished or at-risk children is the critical first step towards appropriate nutritional interventions. To improve weight-for-height assessment and classification of nutritional status, we present a novel, low-cost, weight-for-height slide chart. We also describe a target weight system for monitoring children's progress towards nutritional recovery.

Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a neglected parasitic disease, is one of the leading causes of morbidity, social stigma and economic loss in many tropical and sub-tropical countries.

ecological sciences Bird diversity is anti-viral Greater bird diversity protects humans from a deadly virus known to cause meningitis. The West Nile Virus, usually maintained in a bird-mosquito cycle in nature, can be transmitted to humans through a mosquito bite. Biologists from Washington University recently said most birds are bad reservoirs for the virus and so it fails to further

The European patent office on Wednesday upheld a US biotechnology company

Interpreting maladies online monitoring asthma over the Internet? Possible, say researchers of iit Bombay a private company in Bangalore. They have developed a portable spirometer. The instrument measures the volume of air inhaled and exhaled by the patient and can be connected to a computer to send data online to a doctor. Its use, however, is limited lack of trained personnel in the

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