When their wearied bodies demand rest and care, elderly people in the country's urban slums are instead condemned to toiling in their closing days if they are to eat and survive the day.

The Ministry of Health and Population, Child Health Department has informed that around 3.7 million children were administered vitamin 'A' capsules and 3.4 million children were given medicine for

It is revealed that around 100,000 persons end up blind due to cataract every year in Sri Lanka, while this amount globally is estimated at around 18 million.

About 90 per cent of people in Dodo Panhwar village in the vicinity of evaporation ponds of the BHP-Zamzama gas plant, 15 kilometres from here, suffer from skin, eye and abdominal diseases apparent

Seniors who take aspirin daily are twice as likely to have late stage macular degeneration, an age-related loss of vision, than people who never take the pain reliever, a new European study reports

Want to know whether you are at risk of heart attack? Just check your eyelids, for a new study says that yellow markings in the skin around the eyes can be a sign of cardiovascular disease.

Five more patients who were being treated with the drug Avastin for eye disease have been blinded, according to one of the patients and medical professionals.

At least 16 people in two states have gotten severe eye infections, and some have been blinded, from injections of the drug Avastin, according to health authorities and to lawyers representing the

Already feeling the pinch of food insecurity, the agriculture sector of Pakistan has to face a loss of Rs 67 billion, as recent monsoon flooding has damaged standing crops in most of Lower Sindh.

Nearly 160,000 schoolchildren suffer from eye defects while another 400,000 are threatened with possible eye defects, a Health Ministry study revealed.