New Zealand stamps out coronavirus for a second time, lifts restrictions after no new cases in Auckland
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who is facing re-election next week, called the reopening a validation of the country’s “go hard, go early” response. However, experts warned that an elimination strategy may not be viable in the absence of a vaccine
Satellite imagery shows illegal gold mining in Brazil has increased, threatens the Yanomami tribe in the heart of the Amazons
The lust for gold has attracted wildcat prospectors, who have destroyed forests, poisoned rivers and brought fatal diseases to the tribe.
Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases
The initial results from the trial showed that an Anopheles mosquito-based vaccine was safe and it triggered antibody and cellular responses.
International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day 2020: Characteristics of two similar conditions
ME/CFS and FM share the same International Awareness Day primarily because they have too much in common, and usually co-occur.
Overuse of antibiotics, high animal numbers and low genetic diversity increase the likelihood of pathogens becoming a public health risk.
In times of coronavirus outbreak, why Steven Soderbergh's 2011 medical thriller Contagion makes for essential viewing
The viewership of Contagion, a 2011 prophetic film on the outbreak of a hypothetical virus, is increasing in the current climate of coronavirus.
Climate change poses a lifelong risk to children world over alongside air pollution, extreme weather
A kid born today has an average life expectancy of 71, which brings them to see 2090, when a 4-degrees-C world is expected.
In the future, vaccines will be inhaled, there is a possibility that they will be administered topically as well.
If you are in your 20s, the reality of Alzheimer's might feel really far away to you. Well, what if we told you that you might not have to worry about it at all? For the first time in the 20 years, a drug for Alzheimer's that claims to reverse the condition in the early stages and substantially improve cognitive function up to stage four of the disease has been approved for human use
Cats transmit diseases to caretakers & while you may not mind, some are potentially lethal, study finds.
After West Nile Fever claims one life, samples of mosquitoes, dead crows sent to NIV Alappuzha to ascertain virus’ source
Samples of mosquitoes and dead crows have been sent to the National Institute of Virology, Alappuzha to find the source of the West Nile Virus which claimed the life of a six-year-old boy in Kerala
Much of the tribe has been decimated in the past century due to disease, intermarriage & migration.
Six children dead, 12 sick in adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey rehab center in US; no patients to be admitted till outbreak ends
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an email that it is providing technical assistance to the state. In the past 10 years, cases of severe illness and death from the type of infection found at the facility have been reported in the United States, said CDC spokeswoman Kate Fowlie in an email, though it's unclear how many deaths there have been.
Zika outbreak in Rajasthan: Govt's delayed response, lack of learning from previous epidemics aggravating situation
Several city-based hospitals, and the Department of Medical, Health, and Family Welfare are on high alert as the Zika virus spreads through Rajasthan.
To build the algorithm, the researchers looked back at 524,292 Facebook updates from the years.
Number of Zika cases in Rajasthan rises to 55; fogging, anti-larvae activities on to prevent spread of virus
More cases of Zika virus were detected in Jaipur on Saturday, taking the total number of infected people to 55.
China reported its first case of the disease in August in northeast Liaoning province.
The genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.
Bacterial samples from 2009 were found to be more resistant to alcohol than those from before 2004
With more than 5 million customers, 23andMe has a trove of information about the links between genes and disease.