There has not been a new and commercially available vaccination for tuberculosis in a century.
Deaths due to 'mystery fever' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly give Opposition ammunition ahead of Lok Sabha election
This mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh is compelling ammunition for the Lok Sabha election, especially as it follows the deaths of several children at a Gorakhpur hospital last year.
Made with wax paper, a printer & a hot plate, the device detects malaria with 98% sensitivity.
The two decades is a story of incredible improvement in the human condition, Melinda Gates said.
In 2010, malaria services were intensified and expanded with the involvement of ASHAs.
New drugs are needed to fight growing resistance to the most effective antimalarial, artemisinin.
At least 2,406 cases of dengue reported in Delhi in present season; 260 people affected in past week
At least 260 fresh cases of dengue have been reported over the last week in the national capital, taking the total number of people diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season to 2,406
WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017
India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70 percent of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) globally in 2017, with only India reporting progress in reducing its malaria cases when compared to 2016, a report said Monday.
280 dengue cases recorded in Delhi in past week; authorities find mosquito breeding in over 2 lakh households
According to the report, there has been one death due to dengue this year till 10 November. At least 1,114 cases were reported in October alone in Delhi.
In 2016, the residents of Dhaurhara were notified that the government had issued regulations to deal with dengue fever. Under this, the additional chief medical officers of all the districts of Uttar Pradesh were considered as the controlling authority. In district hospitals, it was mandatory to provide with 10 beds for dengue patients and at the Community Health Centres, this number was billed at five. In 2017, when the state government changed, Dhaurhara was not informed of any changes in this planning.
Nearly 70 percent dengue cases reported in Delhi during September; 236 of 343 instances of vector-borne disease in one month
Dengue cases have increased in Delhi with over 340 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season, nearly 70 percent of whom were affected in September alone.
It could be five to ten years before mosquitoes are tested with gene drive in the wild: researchers.
Malaria, mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh leaves 30 dead in two days; hospitals ill-equipped to tackle crisis
Rural regions of Uttar Pradesh are yet again struggling to prevent their patients from falling prey to seasonal diseases like malaria.
Bareilly fever: UP officials believe deadly Plasmodium Falciparum malaria is cause; state grapples with poor healthcare
At least 42 people have died since the onset of a serious fever in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh in the first week of September.
Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami
Considering the magnitude of the housing crisis Kerala has to confront, it’s likely that what both the state and the Centre are doing will fall short of requirements, unless private and corporate donors add to this effort.
Natural Killer immune cells have been known to kill virus-infected cells and cancer cells.
Gene therapy can tackl environmental issues like air pollution, while genetic modification in mosquitoes can solve epidemic diseases, experts say
India used to be mostly burdened with a mild form of malaria cases but now there is an increasing number of P. falciparum (deadly form of malaria) cases.
A Commonwealth Games athlete is in serious condition at a Gold Coast hospital after being diagnosed with malaria, officials said.
Malaria parasite, though a tiny single-celled organism, has highly complex life cycle. It has 15 different stages and they occur in different cellular environments.