Ebola outbreak not global emergency yet: WHO

The spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Three-day diabetes fair begins in city Thursday

A three-day fair on diabetes, the first of its kind...

Procession for raising awareness about autism

To increase awareness about autism and establish the right of...

‘Poor quality’ diets kill one in five people: Study

The food we eat is putting 11 million of us...

Living HIV patient donates kidney for the first time

In a world first, US doctors have transplanted a kidney...

Dirty water kills more children than bullets in war

Dirty water kills thousands more children living in war zones...

People don't become adults until their 30s: Scientists

Have you ever been told to "grow up" in your...

Health ministry yet to recognise importance of sleep in human life

The health ministry is yet to recognise the importance of...

Eating mushrooms may prevent memory problems

Eating mushrooms more than twice a week could prevent memory...

Experts for right use of steroid in glaucoma treatment

Ophthalmologists at a programme on Saturday suggested more responsible and...

US moves to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

US health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed...

Three ‘infected’ with Nipah virus in Thakurgaon

Three members of a family from Ujarmoni village in Baliadangi...

Cardiovascular disease prevalence in China jumps 15pc

Scientists have found that Chinese population with cardiovascular disease increased...

UK patient 'free' of HIV after stem cell treatment

A UK patient's HIV has become "undetectable" following a stem...

‘Broken heart’ syndrome may originate in brain: Study

A new study has shown for the first time that...

'Tiniest baby boy' leaves Tokyo hospital

A baby boy who weighed just 268g (9.45oz) at birth...

Gene therapy first to 'halt' blindness

A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness in the Western world. Surgeons injected a synthetic gene into the back of Janet Osborne's eye in a bid to prevent more cells from...