Everything you need to know about Gadag Health Camp: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gadag Health Camp: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 18 (ANI): People who have their first drink during puberty have a greater risk of developing alcohol problems later in life, new research has suggested.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that 30 countries in Africa with a total population of 508 million are considered to be at different levels of risk for yellow fever.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Middle-aged women suffering from depression are more than twice as likely to have a stroke, a new study has warned.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organizations.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): An intensive training programme has been launched by the Government for Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers to provide qualitative healthcare to the rural population.
A study released Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco found that talking on a mobile phone causes systolic blood pressure - the higher number in a blood pressure reading and the number doctors pay more attention to as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease - to rise significantly.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Regular intake of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, is linked to a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men, a new study has revealed.
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Club Atlético Boca Juniors, one of the premier football clubs in the world, Wednesday launched the first ever Boca Juniors Football School India (BJFSI) here.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she has had a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of getting breast cancer and that her partner Brad Pitt was very supportive.
Barcelona, May 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona held a parade to celebrate with fans and citizens of Barcelona their Primera Liga title with football players on two open top buses that made a round of about eight km in the city surrounded by a large crowd.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
Tel Aviv, May 13 (IANS) Scientists in Israel have linked development of diabetes to stress at the workplace, made worse by low social support.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists led by an Indian origin have linked perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) - chemical found in things such as nonstick cookware and packaged foods like microwave popcorn - to cardiovascular disease.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China is witnessing a big demand for male nurses who presently represent less than one percent of the total nursing population.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): People who used a workplace wellness center on frequent basis reported an improvement in their overall quality-of-life, while those that used the center less often reported no improvements in their physical quality-of-life and a decline in their mental quality-of-life, a new study has found.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) exercise and nutrition experts have offered tips for those in search of a summer slim down.
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) The toll due to the H7N9 avian influenza in China has risen to 33, with the death of an 83-year-old woman in Shanghai, officials said Saturday.
London, May 11 (IANS) New research shows that dementia and other neuro degenerative diseases are increasingly affecting people from an earlier age.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study from MIT led by an Indian origin scientist has identified influenza viruses circulating in pigs and birds that could pose a risk to humans.
Dubai, May 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's ministry of environment and water has lifted a ban on import of live birds from Australia, saying no cases of bird flu have been detected in the country.
Abu Dhabi, May 10 (IANS/WAM) No cases of novel coronavirus (NCoV) have been reported in the UAE, the health ministry said following reports about a man in France diagnosed with NCoV after his return from a trip to the UAE.
Tbilisi, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Georgian government is considering the possibility of legalising marijuana in the country, a minister said Friday.
London, May 10 (IANS) Researchers from the Michigan State University in the US have found that a strain of bacteria called Wolbachia bacterium can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, who gives credit to Salman Khan for his foray into acting, says his mother Mona credits the superstar with seeing his potential.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will honour 35 nursing professionals with the National Florence Nightingale Award on the occasion of International Nurses Day on May 12.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Eating food, which contains even a small amount of nicotine, like peppers and tomatoes, may help reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study has claimed.
Hanoi, May 9 (IANS) Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) One more person died Thursday in central China's Henan province due to the H7N9 avian influenza, bringing the nationwide death toll to 32, officials said.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Hrithik Roshan was recently spotted launching a fitness book named 'Guide to your best body' written by his master trainer Kris Gethin in Mumbai.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Senior Asian-American leaders met with President Barack Obama and senior staff in a meeting that has been called a 'meaningful' discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Population stabilisation is a critical determinant of development and improvement in the quality of life, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.
Asthma has become a common health issues around the globe at present due to increasing pollution and unhealthy lifestyle. Keeping this in mind, the increasing epidemic of Asthma across the world, World Asthma Day is being observed on May 7 every year with an objective to create awareness about Asthma among common people as how one suffering from Asthma can live a normal and controlled life
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): World Asthma Day is being observed across the country today and the theme for this year is "You can control your asthma."
World Asthma Day is being observed across the world on 7 May 2013 as it is observed every year on the first Tuesday of May.....................
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild poliovirus transmission.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study shows that those who are married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less educated and less attractive than couples of similar ages.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) A 26-member British business delegation, led by Kenneth Clarke, cabinet minister and the prime minister's trade envoy, will visit Tamil Nadu this week to promote healthcare partnership with the state.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Regular bouts of physical exercise may help decrease violent behavior among adolescent girls, according to new research.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study by a Mount Sinai researcher has revealed that toxic waste sites with elevated levels of lead and chromium cause a high number of "healthy years of life lost" in individuals living near 373 sites located in India, Philippines and Indonesia.
New York, May 5 (ANI): Just a couple hours of exercise a week, of any intensity, can help prevent kidney stones from forming, a large study on women aged over 50 has found.
London, May 5 (ANI): Facebook and other social networking sites can affect your mental health, scientists have claimed.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US unemployment rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March, its lowest level since December 2008, the Labor Department reported.
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday sought a special financial package from the central government to overcome a debt of a whopping Rs.29,000 crore, a statement said here.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As many of 4,500 deaths or eight percent of all maternal deaths occur due to unsafe abortions every year, parliament was told Friday.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health detected lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals in lipsticks, some of which were found at levels that could raise potential health concerns.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Babies whose growth is at either extreme in the womb, either very small or very large, are at greater risk of developing autism, a new study has revealed.
New York, May 2 (ANI): Most Americans get around 13 percent of their calories from added sweeteners, a new study suggests.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Physically challenged people may soon be able to buy easy mobility when a low-cost electric wheelchair is launched, doctors here Thursday said.
Madrid, May 2 (IANS) There were no surprises and no miracles in FC Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium as Bayern Munich won 3-0 to qualify 7-0 on aggregate for the final of the Champions League, where they will take on compatriots Borussia Dortmund at Wembley.
London, May 2 (ANI): The deadly H7N9, which has swept through China, has moved a step ahead in becoming a global threat as key mutation signs suggest the spread of the disease between humans, a new research has revealed.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor on the lines of its flagship National Rural Health Mission, which is seen as successful in reaching the rural populace.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor under the over-arching National Health Mission (NHM), official sources said.
Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Three British soldiers were killed by a road side bomb during patrol in Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense (MOD) said on Wednesday.
Beijing, May. 1 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN Children's Fund ( UNICEF) and partners are stepping up vaccination campaigns in Syria, and neighboring Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, amid measles outbreaks in the region, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky told reporters here Tuesday.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found a significant positive association between long sleep duration and the development of colorectal cancer, especially among individuals who are overweight or snore regularly.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Babies should be given a daily dose of vitamin D of 400 IU (international units) to help them stay healthy, a new study suggests.
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Scientists in Australia are working on a blood test that could lead to routine screening for Alzheimer's disease.
Shanghai, May 1 (IANS/EFE) An 89-year-old man has died in Shanghai from bird flu, raising the toll from the outbreak of the H7N9 strain of the disease to 24, media reports said.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There is a need to introduce mental health programmes and improve the existing ones in schools so that behavioural and other mental problems can be kept at bay among children, experts said Tuesday.
Barcelona, April 30 (IANS) FC Barcelona look for a miracle called "Messi" to help them to what would be the most remarkable fightback of all time to take the club to the final of the Champions League at Wembley.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): German Health Minister Daniel Bahr, who called on his Indian counterpart Ghulam Nabi Azad here this morning, appreciated India's efforts in strengthening the health sector.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health are studying fats, or lipids, to learn more about normal and abnormal biology in the body.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A sample survey by the government, conducted in schools in three cities, has shown that more than one percent of children suffer from diabetes, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Lok Sabha Monday.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using mice as a model organism, scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): Exposure to certain wavelengths and levels of light has the potential to increase alertness during the post-lunch dip - mid-afternoon hours typically occurring from 2-4 pm, a new research has revealed.
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova confirmed that he intended to continue as the manger of the Spanish football giant for the next season.
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) The central government Friday agreed to sanction Rs.17 crore for strengthening infrastructure in four nursing institutes in Himachal Pradesh, a statement said here.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Global attitudes regarding domestic violence have changed dramatically during the first decade of the 2000s, according to a new study.
Dr. A.K.Walia, Hon'ble Minister (Health & Family Welfare) Govt. of NCT Delhi has said that there is need of integration of all forms of medical sciences for obtaining holistic health & appreciated the effort of Health Dept. for bringing various health care systems on a single platform.
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Three new bird flu cases were confirmed in east China Thursday, authorities said.
Sydney, Apr. 25 (ANI): China's deadly H7N9 bird flu virus is 'one of the most lethal influenza viruses' seen so far and the likely source of infection is poultry, international experts investigating the disease have said.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new legislation banning smoking in public places could save up to 200,000 lives annually in the country.
London, April 24 (ANI): Celebrity chefs are "exacerbating" the obesity crisis by encouraging people to eat fatty dishes, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Long term exposure to air pollution may cause heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Eating grapes can help reduce the buildup of fat and can protect against cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Chinese authorities reported another fatality from the H7N9 bird flu, bringing the toll from the virus in China to 21. The number of people infected stands at 104.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government would soon launch a National Urban Health Mission to address healthcare needs of the urban population, officials said Monday.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) The magnitude-7.0 earthquake in China's Sichuan province which has killed a total of 186 people and injured 8,761 since Saturday, has also damaged 102 cultural relics protection units, authorities said Sunday.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) The bird flu has claimed 20 lives while causing 102 cases of the avian influenza --H7N9 -- in China, with six fresh cases being reported from coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu Sunday, Xinhua reported.
Madrid, April 21 (IANS) Cesc Fabregas scored an 84th-minute goal to give FC Barcelona a narrow 1-0 win at Camp Nou Stadium here against a battling Levante.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index, as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese, than their non-gardening neighbours, a new study has found.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In an effort to bridge the gap between the need and availability of doctors, the health ministry is promoting courses in family medicine for medical practitioners, an official said.
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) The nationwide death toll due to the H7N9 avian influenza in China rose to 18 Saturday. A total of 95 cases have been reported across the country.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis has been identified in a new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that teenage pregnancy actually makes women more likely to become obese.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Stonehenge may have been occupied some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, after excavation near the site found evidence of a settlement dating back to 7,500 BC.
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) There is a "huge dearth" of diabetes management experts and educators hailed as "foot-soldiers" needed to bridge the gap between doctors and patients after initial screening of the silent killer, say government officials and healthcare experts.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Those working in physically demanding jobs are more susceptible to heart disease, two new studies suggests.
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) China Thursday confirmed the number of bird flu affected cases reached 87 in the country, with a total of 17 people already dead due to H7N9 avian influenza.
Madrid, April 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has made a passionate defence of his side's passing style of football as they prepare for the run-in to the end of the season.
London, April 18 (ANI): A Loughborough University academic is taking the lead in developing a toolkit to support international sporting federations improve their governance and accountability.
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Two more people died Wednesday from a new strain of bird flu detected last month in eastern China, bringing to 16 the number of fatalities from the illness, authorities said.
Beijng, April 18 (IANS) The number of avian flu affected cases reached 31 in Shanghai, with the confirmation of a new case Wednesday, health authorities said.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A recent research from the University of New South Wales has found people given large servings of food eat more than those given smaller servings, even after they have been taught about the impact of portion size on consumption.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Removing the foreskin causes a significant shift in the bacterial community or microbiome of the penis, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Women who have sufficient amounts of vitamin D are 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than those who lack in the vital nutrient, a new study has found.
Beijing, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Chinese authorities have confirmed the death of another person from the H7N9 bird-flu virus in the eastern province of Jiangsu, raising the number of deaths to 14.
Beijing, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is preparing to enhance sanitary control measures in case the bird flu situation in China deteriorates.