Refusal or hesitation to get vaccination against deadly diseases despite availability of vaccines is seen as one of the top threats to public health, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).

Public funding in India in the field of research and development for neglected diseases has increased significantly by Rs 135 crore since 2009, says a new report.

Researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protecti

Uganda’s capital Kampala is experiencing a Cholera outbreak which has left eight people admitted to an isolation center, a ministry of health official said here on Tuesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Bapuli Vs State of Haryana dated 02/01/2019 regarding untreated drain water is being discharged into the Municipal Corporation Faridabad land in Sector 91, Surya Nagar, Phase – II, Faridabad having potential for causing diseases.

The Health Department has intensified the surveillance and opened isolation wards as three H1N1 deaths and 15 confirmed cases were reported from the district in November.

Many of the world's top drugmakers are not doing enough to provide medicines to poor countries, leaving big gaps in access to treatments in crucial disease areas, including cancer, according to a n

Romaine lettuce has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli in the US and Canada, health officials say.

The Access to Medicine Index finds that a handful of pharmaceutical companies are developing the bulk of urgently needed new medicines for the poor.

This year's report shows that after an unprecedented period of success in global malaria control, progress has stalled. Data from 2015–2017 highlight that no significant progress in reducing global malaria cases was made in this period. There were an estimated 219 million cases and 435 000 related deaths in 2017.

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