Four foreign workers in Kuwait have been suspected of infected with bird flu virus, KUNA news agency reported.
The workers, whose identity and nationality were not revealed, are yet to go through medical examinations to determine whether they... More
A 23-year-old woman has died of bird flu in Indonesia, bringing the country's total number of human deaths from the H5N1 strain of the virus to 72, the world's highest, a health official said Wednesday.
The female was from Central Jakarta and... More
Swedish scientists have made simple electronic circuitry using textile's threads to monitor the medical condition of those who wear the specially designed clothes.
This may sound complex, but it is a development of what already exists in the... More
New parents should waste no time starting their child's dental care, says German magazine "Baby and Familie". It advises cotton swabs to clean a baby's first teeth. Once a child has four or five teeth, switch to a baby toothbrush.
Overweight people face 50 percent higher risk of becoming asthmatic.
According to American researchers, for every normal weight person who suffers from asthma, there are 1.5 asthmatic patients who are overweight or obese.
The risk of having... More
Exposure to sun appears to impact more on the skin of males than females.
Researchers at the Ohio State University in Columbus exposed a breed of hairless mice to ultraviolet rays from a sun lamp.
According to online edition of health magazine... More
The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a coordinating centre Monday to improve international health security amid heightened threats from emerging diseases and the danger posed by bio-terrorism.
Margaret Chan, WHO's executive director,... More
Exposure to a type of bacteria found in soil boosts happiness levels and could help restore healthy immune functions in people who are depressed and prone to infection, says a study.
British scientists led by Chris Lowry at Bristol University... More
Using a cream containing the male sex hormone testosterone, which plays a key role in health and well-being, may help prevent Alzheimer's, a progressive brain disorder.
People suffering with Alzheimer's lack the ability to learn, make... More
Captains of the Indian industry have geared up to combat HIV/AIDS by implementing proper corporate governance.
Corporate conglomerates such as Ballarpur Industries, ACC Cements and Godrej have joined hands to fight against the disease under the... More