The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

NITI Aayog launched the model guidelines for Public - Private partnership in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). As per the guidelines, the private partner will invest in upgrading, building and deploying human resources. They will be responsible for operational management and service delivery.

Use of tobacco products is injurious to health in men and women. However, tobacco use by pregnant women receives greater scrutiny because it can also compromise the health of future generations. More men smoke cigarettes than women. Yet the impact of nicotine use by men upon their descendants has not been as widely scrutinized.

The city reported 23 new fresh cases of swine flu on Sunday, taking total this year to 607 cases.

JAIPUR: Zika positive cases in Rajput Hostel in Sindhi camp area increased to 11 as well as city reporting 12 more cases, taking total number of Zika-infected cases to 72.

HYDERABAD: A 52-year-old woman from Siddipet succumbed to H1N1 virus (swine flu) at Gandhi Hospital late on Friday night.

There is a sharp decline in cases of dengue and so far only 62 cases were found positive compared to 307 last year, Deputy director (headquarter), health services, Jammu, Chander Prakash said.

A probe by The Hindu and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds a veterinary drug producer promoting their misuse in poultry farming

With 8,00,000 people killing themselves every year, suicide is the second leading cause of death globally among 15-29 year olds while half of all mental illness begins by the tender age of 14.

BENGALURU: In the past 44 days, a pregnant woman and three others have died in Bengaluru due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus as per patient data with the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Disea

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