The dengue virus reduces a patients' count of platelets -- tiny blood cells that help the body form clots to stop bleeding.

Campaign implemented in 22 districts to diagnose breast, cervix cancer

THRISSUR: A community radio focusing on health-related issues will be launched here on Thursday, by the Kidney Federation of India (KFI).

To celebrate World Health Day, BCM School organised various activities on Friday, which highlighted the need and importance of good health and exhorted them to shoulder the responsibility to create

Ganga Das, 19 and pregnant for the first time, was determined enough to get her immunisation done at a Public Heath Centre (PHC) at Juri village of this block in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district

World Diabetes Day was observed by the Kochi branch of the Indian Medical Association, Kerala Government Medical Officers’ Association and State chapter of the Research Society for the Study of Dia

Chennai: After wielding fogging machines, hand sprinklers and fists full of bleaching powder, the Tamil Nadu government, in a fresh attempt to kill the dengue buzz, has now launched an app.

CHANDIGARH: With 7,388 cases of malaria and 1,401 cases of dengue during this season in Haryana, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has stressed the need to introduce measures on how to control wat

The advent of the Sustainable Development Goal era, in the context of new threats and instabilities to peoples worldwide, offers an ambitious agenda for revitalizing political commitments to human well-being—for future generations as well as our own.

The health sector is a key economic sector and a job generator. The aggregate size of the world’s health sector is over US$ 5.8 trillion per year. Across the OECD countries, employment in health and social work grew by 48% between 2000 and 2014, while jobs in industry and agriculture declined.

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