Anti-snake venom processing laboratory will soon start production at National Institute of Health (NIH), said Health Minister Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani on Friday.

Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva, said an unprecedented anti-malaria campaign was underway in Sri Lanka. He said affected countries, NGOs, donor governments, researchers and international agencies were joining hands to control and eventually eradicate this scourge from the globe.

The era of personal genomic medicine may have to wait. The genetic analysis of common disease is turning out to be a lot more complex than expected.

David B. Goldstein of Duke University is among the geneticists who are debating which path to follow in disease research.

The acute shortage of funds at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) is causing several problems for patients, forcing them to buy drugs that the institute would otherwise provide for free in emergency cases, according to the institute

Researchers have identified a new benchmark for starting drug treatment for AIDS, according to a report published online last week in the journal Lancet.

Timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy in AIDS-free HIV-1-infected patients: a collaborative analysis of 18 HIV cohort studies (The Lancet)

This volume is the seventh in a series of books documenting the annual John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture on Science and the Environment.The lecture was delivered at the 7th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Integrating Environment and Human Health on February 1, 2007, in Washington, DC.

Tamarind enhances urinary excretion of fluoride

There is emerging hope that the incidence of cholera might be reduced due to early warning signals emitted by satellite images. Under a new project, the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric

As a preventive measure, West

The global fund to combat aids, tuberculosis and malaria is finally set to become a reality with disburse