The purpose of screening is to identify people in an apparently healthy population who are at higher risk of a health problem or a condition, so that an early treatment or inter¬vention can be offered and thereby reduce the incidence and/or mortality of the health problem or condition within the population.

Making cancer detection more easy and quick, scientists developed a cancer-detecting breathalyzer that can detect cancer just through a person’s breath and have already begun its clinical trials.

(Seychelles News Agency) - Music therapy, a new and unique form of health care in Seychelles, was introduced in the country this past year by two Russian specialists.

Scientists have designed a new class of antibiotic which seeks and destroys resistance genes in bacteria.

JAIPUR: Though the Union ministry of health does not accept positive results of dengue shown by Rapid test, it is being provided free of cost in government-run medical colleges of the state under t

MIT researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have made a breakthrough that may lead to development of artificial livers for transplantation.

A 42-year-old UK woman has become the first in the world to give birth to a baby conceived using a pioneering IVF time-lapse photography technique to pick the best embryo.

Houston: Researchers claim to have developed a potential new gene therapy technique for arthritis, paving way for a jab that could protect joints from wear and tear.

London: Scientists have developed a new type of breath test to diagnose stomach cancers — with an accuracy rate of over 90%.

A new technology to detect breast cancer at the early stage has been installed at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre (RGCI&RC).