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

HOSPITAL bathrooms need no longer be breeding grounds for harmful bacteria. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed bathroom tiles and sanitary ware that can convert water into hydrogen

Taxol, an effective anti cancer drug that was approved for use in the US last year, will soon be available in India at half the cost

The 17th International Congress of Genetics highlighted the role that genetic technology could play in shaping our world.

WANT A healthy heart? Then eat a lot of walnuts. Just 28 grams of walnuts a day would be perfect, recommends a recent study that found the nuts to be an excellent source of heart-friendly fatty

Efforts are on to tackle the abysmal state of female health in India, especially among the poorer sections