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Thu, Nov 15 2018. 11 04 PM IST

Lip and oral cancer cases see steep rise since 2012: ICMR

ICMR says rise may be attributed to increased intake of alcohol, tobacco products

Mon, Nov 12 2018. 11 13 PM IST

Public health programmes failed to address anaemia among girls, women: study

The study used data from the National Family Health Surveys conducted in 2005-06 and 2015-16

Sun, Nov 11 2018. 07 48 PM IST

Is marijuana an aphrodisiac? A new research has answers

Changes in sexual behaviour induced by marijuana can offset the biological effects, leading to increased birth rates, suggests a new research

Thu, Nov 08 2018. 11 27 PM IST

All 4 dengue strains can circulate together, turn deadly: Study

Study by NIMR says co-infection of dengue with malaria and chikungunya was observed in several samples

Sun, Nov 04 2018. 08 57 AM IST

Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly not found in Rajasthan- health ministry

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune engaged in the research on Zika, sequenced 5 Zika virus strains collected at different time points of the Jaipur outbreak

Thu, Oct 25 2018. 06 26 PM IST

Stool test highly effective way to identify TB in children, say researchers

The researchers say the ‘breakthrough’ will enable identification of thousands of children with tuberculosis, drug resistant TB, drastically reducing the number of children aged under five dying from the disease

Thu, Oct 25 2018. 12 45 AM IST

SnapFact: How inequality hurts our body and brain

Income inequality in a society creates constant social and psychological stress for the poor that grinds down human bodies and brains

Wed, Oct 24 2018. 08 51 AM IST

CSIR scientists lead the way for Green Diwali, develop eco-friendly firecrackers

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday had directed that green crackers, with low emissions and sound levels would only be permitted to be sold in the Delhi/NCR

Tue, Oct 23 2018. 03 08 PM IST

‘Himalayan Viagra’ under threat from climate change: researchers

People in China and Nepal have been killed in clashes over the years over the elusive fungus “yarchagumba,” known formally as Ophiocordyceps sinensis

Mon, Oct 22 2018. 10 15 AM IST

Cloud-connected, AI doctors bring help closer to patients

Stasis builds cloud-connected vitals monitoring solutions for patients who require close monitoring

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