• A grant of US $172,000 for cataract research has been extended by the US-based National Eye Institute to an Indian research group consisting of D Balasubramaniam and Mohan Rao of the Centre

CUBA's plans to rehabilitate its hiv patients within the community rather than locking them up in hospitals has not met with much success. "Uptill now, only 170 people have joined the

An enzyme displays belligerence towards cholesterol

American biomedical researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, have devised a simple instrument to accurately measure carbon monoxide (co) in a person's lungs (Environment

A new surgical technique that involving only small incisions has been used for removing a cyst from under the lung

The Supreme Court has directed all industries involved in mining or producing asbestos to create adequate healthcare mechanisms for diagnoses and treatment of workers engaged in these units. The

Industrial houses and research organisations must join hands and rethink about Indian health standards

Sleeves and cuffs made of a new biodegradable material can help mend damaged blood vessels

A new drug for lowering blood cholesterol is a blessing for heart patients

In a breakthrough in Alzheimer's disease research, American doctors have converted a simple eye test into a powerful diagnostic instrument for the disease (Science, Vol 266, No 5187). A research