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As many as 34 persons were admitted in the various hospitals of the Capital, for treatment of dropsy, while 50 were admitted yesterday, and 42 discharged, taking the total to 1,991 ever since the

Outbreaks of water borne diseases are feared to grip flood stricken areas in South Korea due to a dearth of clean drinking water and delayed disposal of garbage and dead livestock, health officials

Babies born to mothers who live near hazardous waste landfill sites have a higher risk of serious birth defects, according to a European study. Women who live within three kilometres of a hazardous

Dr Reddy's Research Foundation (DRF), part of the Dr. Reddy's group, has licensed another new chemical entity (NCE) developed by it to the Denmark-based Novo Nordisk, the world leader in insulin and

The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the Clinton Administration can use statistical sampling for the 2000 census. The justices will hear arguments in the case on Nov.30, a fast track that

At least 26 people are feared to have died due to starvation and dysentery in the last 21 days in Kupakhal in Maikanch Panchayat under Kasipur block in Rayagada

Scientists at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in New Delhi claim to have developed two synthetic peptide vaccines for combating a lethal variety of

Despite assurances given by the authorites about all preventive measures being taken, malignant malaria has struck the city again for the second consecutive year. Figures compiled by the Indian

A Japanese "medical artist" is pioneering a new field with colour-changing body parts, including new breasts for women stricken by cancer and replacement fingers for Yakuza

Doctors at a fertility center near Washington report that they can substantially stake the odds that a couple using artificial insemination can have a baby of the sex they choose . The method,