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Discovery of malaria parasite survival genes offers new targets

Latest World Health Organization (WHO) data show that 216 million people were infected last year with the malaria parasite.

07 May 2018 8:21 AM

Here's who is primarily responsible for dengue transmission

The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.

05 May 2018 1:49 PM

Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor: Everything on condition

Revelation comes after a few weeks, when he had said that he has a “rare disease” and will open up about it soon.

16 Mar 2018 5:35 PM

Women with bigger waist and hips have higher heart attack risk

Preventative steps to avoid or reduce belly fat include a heart healthy diet such as plant based with limited carbs and sweets.

13 Mar 2018 10:21 AM

Egypt struggles to end female genital mutilation

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 million girls, women have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia.

10 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

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No difference in diet plans when comes to long-run

Obesity remains a worldwide public health issue.

07 Mar 2018 2:47 PM

Free public transport for older adults tied to less depression

A key limitation of the study is that they did not have information on whether study participants lived in urban, suburban, or rural areas.

10 Feb 2018 6:26 PM

Weight-loss surgery tied to slight increased risk of suicide

The findings suggest that patients should be followed for several years after surgery to monitor for any potential mental health issues.

31 Jan 2018 4:47 PM

Weight-loss surgery tied to increased risk of suicide, says study

Study reinforces need for pre-surgery mental health assessments of bariatric patients.

31 Jan 2018 8:22 AM

Group workouts help in following fitness goals, says study

World Health Organization also recommends that adults must undertake 150 minutes of moderate aerobic physical activity per week.

30 Jan 2018 10:29 AM

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Drinking hot tea linked to lowered glaucoma risk

Overall, both medical and non-medical approaches are key to treating the disease in the future.

02 Jan 2018 10:22 AM

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

Death toll rises to 124 in Madagascar plague

The highly contagious plague has caused alarm, total of 1,133 people have been infected.

25 Oct 2017 1:54 PM

Delhi hospital declares newborn dead, kin finds baby alive before burial

The infant's father said, the hospital staff had declared the baby dead, sealed the body in a pack and handed it over to them for burial.

19 Jun 2017 9:43 AM

Walking their dogs keeps elderly active

The study's author says the findings clarify that the benefits of dog ownership stems from having dogs.

11 Jun 2017 1:08 PM

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Breastfeeding lowers risk of endometrial cancer

For the study, researchers took into account various factors that can influence endometrial cancer risk.

02 Jun 2017 1:25 PM

Yemen: Cholera outbreak kills 124, more than 7 million in high-risk areas

The World Health Organization said last month that fewer than 45 percent of health facilities in Yemen are now fully functioning.

17 May 2017 8:49 AM

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