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How to prevent tooth decay in kids

July 08, 2021 1:09 pm

Teach your kids to maintain good oral hygiene and limit the intake of sugary food

Spread of infectious diseases via inter-state travel: ‘Well-connected’ Indian metros rank high on risk map

June 11, 2021 7:37 pm

In India, railways account for the bulk of long-distance traffic ferrying about 88 lakh people per day, followed by road – 25 lakh and air – 7.5 lakh. As a result, trains not only are infection carriers but also do so over long distances in a country like India, the researchers said.

New 'glowing' protein may help treat cancer, infectious diseases

June 04, 2019 9:40 am

Fluorescence microscopy is seen as one of the best tools for investigating the mechanism behind malignant tumour genesis and development, researchers said.

'No arrangement for serum’: Panel faults medical superintendent for diphtheria deaths in Delhi

October 03, 2018 2:04 am

The committee, comprising doctors from hospitals like Kasturba Gandhi, RML and senior officials, has found that medical superintendent Sushil Kumar Gupta did not inform his seniors about the non-availability of serum, said officials.

‘Half of infected blood donors don’t report for treatment’

March 12, 2015 2:28 am

The study was conducted by Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, samples tested for for Hiv, hepatitis and donors informed

Water treatment facilities hotspots for superbugs: Study

December 22, 2013 11:15 am

Report concluded that there is a need for global concerted actions to deal with this serious threat.

Low-dose treatment may block malaria transmission

November 16, 2013 3:51 pm

Standard doses of the drug cause reduced blood count in individuals with a deficiency in G6PD enzyme

Austerity is hurting our health,say researchers

April 29, 2013 10:36 am

Austerity is driving people to commit suicide and leading to depression.

Need political will to tackle TB: Lancet

March 24, 2013 1:45 am

It notes that a national survey to measure the magnitude of drug-resistant tuberculosis in India has never been undertaken.

Doctor pushes course on infectious diseases

November 06, 2011 2:15 am

Dr Navin Shah told that there are an estimated 50 million patients of infectious diseases,leading to 48 per cent deaths.