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A new study on lung cancer has thrown up disturbing trends on the emergence of the disease among non-smokers, younger people and females.

Early one morning in 2014, public health officials arrived at Anthony Wainaina’s workplace in Mwea town in Kenya’s Kirinyaga County, and arrested him.

NEW DELHI: Public health activists fear that India, Brazil and other developing countries could be caving in to US pressure going by the latest version of the UN’s draft political declaration on tu

PUNE: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) in partnership with the Union ministry of Health and Family Welfare brought together leaders and experts from the governm

The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients, filters blood and fights infections.

South Africa’s Department of Health on Monday became the first in the world to announce a mass roll-out of a more tolerable drug to fight multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

A new website and a Facebook page were launched on Tuesday in a bid to assist former mineworkers and their dependents who may be entitled to compensation under the provisions of a Trust Fund set up

The Department of Health has released new data on reduction in TB mortality cases from drug resistant Tuberculosis (DR - TB) in South Africa through use of the latest medicine, called Bedaquiline.

A lack of symptoms makes the diagnosis and treatment of this viral disease difficult. Improved awareness is the only recourse.

India accounts for the largest number of TB cases in the world and 60 per cent of the global burden of leprosy.

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