British scientists have warned that children under the age of 12 should not be given Tamilflu because its harms outweigh any benefits.
A new drug for diabetes could be ready in as little as five years time.
A world-first trial of a swine flu vaccine in children began in Australia on Monday with the results expected to be known within weeks.
Amid rise in swine flu deaths,Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has asked Chief Ministers to take urgent measures to tackle spread of the dreaded virus in the country.
Jammu and Kashmir reported its first swine flu case with a girl studying in Pune testing positive for the virus at the government hospital.
experts in Washington warned that a new wave of the deadly virus is ready to explode and could stricken millions.
The Maharashtra Government ordered closure of schools and colleges in Pune,where swine flu has claimed three lives so far.
Scientists have developed a vaginal gel that would help protect women from contracting the deadly HIV during a sexual intercourse.
A new study has found that as the climate gets warmer and dryer,forest fires will come as much as three times more common in parts of the American West.
Malaysia's Health Ministry says six more people diagnosed with swine flu have died,raising the country's death toll related to the virus to 32.
Swine flu vaccines would be procured from international companies to immunise medical and para-medical staff involved in treating and testing patients for the disease.
The four-year-old Chennai boy,who was struggling for his life after a multiple organ failure and also tested positive for swine flu,finally succumbed to his disease.
Taking a serious view of the swine flu outbreak in the country,Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday spoke with Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and reviewed the situation.
A 43-year-old man died of swine flu early this morning at the city civil hospital here,a senior official said.
The condition of a 28-year-old swine flu patient admitted to a hospital here remains critical,hospital authorities said on Sunday.
Taking a strong exception to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azads statement,that Reeda Sheikh was responsible for the entry of swine flu in India,members of her family demanded his resignation.
The national capital reported 13 new cases of swine flu which included three doctors and one student of a private school.
Agreements between ex-US Prez Bill Clinton's foundation and two drug companies will lower prices of HIV medicines in the developing world.
The first vaccines to combat H1N1 swine flu should be approved and ready for use in some countries from September,the World Health Organisation said.
Nine more persons,including three girl students of St Anne's school which recorded the first fatality of swine flu here,have tested positive for the virus.
Swiss drugmaker Novartis has begun injecting its swine flu vaccine into people in the companys first human tests,a spokesman said on Wednesday.
After the city reported the country's first swine flu death,hundreds of people on Wednesday thronged a civic hospital to get themselves tested for the virus.
The World Health Organisation said that 1,154 swine flu victims have died since the virus emerged in April.
After the country registered its first swine flu death,Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad blamed late diagnosis for the incident and said his ministry would soon issue fresh guidelines to contain spread of the disease.
Russian soccer fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales for next month's World Cup qualifier to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus.