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A scandal involving a local pharmaceutical company's illegal human testing of an epidemic hemorrhagic fever vaccine on orphans,involved 412 more cases than previously announced, a lawmaker has

The Malaysian Health Ministry will liaise with Cuba in an effort to find a new formula and approach to fight dengue, Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said. He said the ministry decided to share Cuba's

Municipal Authorities in the Capital said at least three-four cases of cholera are being reported everyday, though, they claimed, there is nothing alarming about it. According to Municiapal Health

Doctors have induced heart attacks to treat a heart condition that impedes normal blood circulation and formerly required open heart surgery, a new study says. This new procedure decreases or even

Over one lakh bidi workers die of tuberculosis, cancer and brain tumour every year in Bihar, says a survey conducted by the National Bidi Workers Organisation of

In what is being hailed as a major breakthrough, the Malaria Research Centre in Nadiad has identified a fungus that could effectively counter the mosquito menace. The fungus, which eats mosquito

Nineteen people were killed in Rupandehi district of Nepal due to gastroenteritis disease in the last one week. According to the District Public Health Office altogether 26 persons have died in the

Scientists have finished mapping the complete genome of the bacterium that causes chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US. The findings could lead to better drugs to

Obesity, unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle are bringing about a sharp increase in diabetes prevalence. India is estimated to have the largest growing number of diabetes patients in the worlds.

Three cases of cholera have been reported from Ashok Vihar in North Delhi. No deaths have been reported so far but the number of cases could be more as the initial symptoms are only