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H1N1 bigger killer than dengue and malaria in Maharashtra

The H1N1 influenza virus which entered the list of infectious diseases with a global pandemic in 2009, has overtaken dengue and malaria to become the biggest killer among seasonal ailments in Maharashtra. Since its appearance, the viral infection has claimed nearly 2,500 lives in the state, about five times ...

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Another raid at a Telangana fertility centre, more than 50 surrogate mothers found in Bhongir

The centre denied the allegations, and claimed that it was operating legally. Even as the Hyderabad High Court questioned officials on steps taken to safeguard the health of the 48 surrogate mothers who were confined in a fertility centre in ...

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Do You Still Need to Worry About Zika?

Last summer, public health experts were on high alert due to the rapid spread of the Zika virus, which has now been proven to cause birth defects and other health problems in infants. Today, experts know far more about the virus than they ...

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Bengaluru doctor treats a rare form of skin cancer at Cytecare Hospital

In India, cancer is now the second biggest killer, after heart disease and stroke. Worldwide, cancer is on the way to equaling cardiac disease as the biggest killer. In India, it is now the second biggest killer, after heart disease ...

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Hosp plans help at hand for cardiac patients in Bandra

Citizen volunteers, civic officials and ALM members in Bandra will all be trained to give basic CPR and use a defibrillator, used to revive a patient in case of a cardiac arrest. The not-for-profit pilot project started by Holy Family ...

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