To curb malaria and other monsoon-related ailments, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

JAIPUR: Member of Parliament and chairman of the Parliamentary Forum for HIV/AIDS Oscar Fernandes on Monday said that around 40% of the people living with HIV/AIDS are less than 15-year-old in the state. State legislators and experts on AIDS expressing their concern during the seminar held at the Birla Auditorium, said that increasing pre-marital sex and transmission of HIV from pregnant mother

SEVENTEEN deaths, some 1,500 confirmed or suspected cases and hundreds of millions of euros in losses: the outbreak of E. coli infections in northern Germany is causing havoc across Europe.

Kozhikode: The District Collector has asked heads of government departments to submit reports on the progress of cleaning work on their office premises by June 7.

New Delhi THE rising sale of spurious pesticides in the country is resulting in crop damage, top agricultural scientists said on Wednesday.

Surveillance and monitoring do not evoke much enthusiasm among doctors. Perhaps we have forgotten what these terms mean and their true purpose. Surveillance is the continuous collection, analysis, interpretation, dissemination and feedback of health related data, and is essential for guiding prevention and control activities for any disease. (Editorial)

The WHO has launched a report on health co-benefits of climate change mitigation in the housing sector, the first of a new series of reports on health in the green economy.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals won regulatory approval on Monday for a new hepatitis C drug, setting off a marketing battle with Merck over new drugs that are expected to improve the cure rate of the disease and shorten the duration of treatment.

Incivek, as the drug will be called, is expected to be the first big product for Vertex, and the first it will sell on its own.

The residents of Pind Dadan Khan and the adjoining areas have no other option but to consume highly contaminated rain water which gets accumulated in the dirty ponds.

The only water sources for the people of the area have been polluted by the human wastes that drain into the ponds during rains as these ponds lie in the proximity of the thickly populated areas.

There is a threat of flood in 16 districts of Punjab along Jehlum, Chenab and Sindh rivers, this was revealed in a meeting chaired by Secretary Health Punjab Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan here on Friday, to finalise safety arrangements for the monsoon season.

The meeting reviewed the measures for dealing with the situation in big cities due to expected rains and EDOs health were directed to finalise a