23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis

In India, 23 per cent of heart failure patients die within one year of diagnosis, a study revealed on Tuesday, adding that the country is next to Africa where the rate stands at 34 per cent...

A new laboratory technique that will accelerate development of vaccines to protect people from a wide range of diseases has been reported by an international team of scient...

Indian scientists tap Artificial Intelligence to identify aggressive breast cancer

A team of experts from IIT, Kharagpur and Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, has devised a computer-assisted model they say can automatically grad....

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I have learnt from my patients that sex change is all about gender identity 

She was a mystery to me. I could not understand why one would want to change one's sex. How could one feel 'trapped' (a word often used by people wanting to undergo a sex ....

 I fear diabetes could do to India what HIV did to Africa: Dr V Mohan

According to a new study published in The Lancet, diabetes, so far considered a disease of the affluent, is fast affecting urban poor. Dr V Mohan, chairman and Dr. R M Anj....

This solar water purifier can solve the problem of safe drinking water in rural households 

Imagine if water could be made potable using a few pieces of cotton cloth, glass tubes and sunlight! ....

Vitamin D deficiency not associated with asthma

Lack of exposure to adequate sunlight has increased the incidence of Vitamin D deficiency among people. Vitamin D deficiency is associated  wit....

It is going to be one of India’s biggest medical equipment exhibitions.  You can meet doctors, distributers and dealers from across India at Chenn...