mosquito repellent: A bird found in Alaska is believed to emit a natural mosquito repellent, according to Hector Douglas, a researcher at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. The crested auklet

The terms of reference of the National Commission on Macroeconomics & Health, included among others, a critical appraisal of the present health system — both in the public and the private sector — and suggesting ways and means of further strengthening it with the specific objective of improving access to a minimum set of essential health int

New syringe for accurate blood tests

But the invention of the stethoscope revolutionised medical diagnosis

At Down To Earth (DTE) we believe that truth withheld is truth denied. Fresh evidence suggests a web of lies and deceit was weaved to declare that the pesticide endosulfan is not responsible for the horrendous mutations and ailments that many in the villages of Kerala’s Kasaragod district are suffering from.

X-rays increase cancer risk

S P VASIREDDI, Chairperson and Managing Director, Vimta Labs Ltd, Hyderabad was recently in Delhi. NIDHI JAMWAL caught up with the scientist

HIV positive haemophiliacs sue US pharma giants

Subha not her real name , 35, had been married for over 10 years, but was still childless. Doctors attributed this condition to her husband s low sperm count. Her craving for motherhood drove her to three infertility clinics in Kolkata, West Bengal, wher

The Union government s recent declaration that India does not have any cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS may have allayed the fear the disease had generated during the past few weeks. But there s more to the authorities flip flop on the i