The World Health Organization says vaccinations are expected to begin this week, perhaps as early as Wednesday, to help stem the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Cholera outbreak has resulted in the death of eleven persons in three villages located in Bebeji local government area in Kano state.

Young children are far more vulnerable to climate-related disasters and the onus is on adults to provide the protection and care that children need, according to research by Columbia University's M

A deadly disease is threatening to wipe out frogs and toads, a new report has shown.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A detailed study by the Kerala government in the recent outbreak of Nipah virus has suggested that 17 of the 19 infected people might have contracted the deadly virus from the f

VISHAKHAPATNAM: While India has been recently abuzz with the news of actress Sonali Bendre’s high grade cancer, which has metastasized (spread to other organs) from its point of origin (which has n

The human gut microbiome has been associated with many health factors but variability between studies limits exploration of effects between them. Gut microbiota profiles are available for >2700 members of the deeply phenotyped TwinsUK cohort, providing a uniform platform for such comparisons. Here, we present gut microbiota association analyses for 38 common diseases and 51 medications within the cohort.

NEW DELHI/ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Clearing the air on the origin of Nipah outbreak in Kerala, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has confirmed that fruit bats were the primary source of the vir

KOZHIKODE: Health minister K K Shailaja declared Kozhikode and Malappuram districts Nipah-free at a function organized by state health department at New Nalanda auditorium here on Sunday.

Poor dietary habits may be putting a number of children at risk for kidney stones, a condition that commonly affects adults.

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