First-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes

WHO published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases

HP Correspondent

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

One million Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera

This is a second cholera vaccination campaign being held for the Rohingyas and their host communities. Earlier 900,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine were administered

HP Correspondent

Sunday, May 6, 2018

How to protect yourself from seasonal infections

You can protect yourself from seasonal flu by taking a few necessary precautions and incorporating a few lifestyle changes. Here's how

Pooja Duggal

Friday, May 4, 2018

When is the best time to consume green tea

Green tea is rich in anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins, and has innumerable health benefits. Read on to know how much is good for you...

Dolly kumar

Thursday, May 3, 2018

You can manage your asthma

Asthma can be managed  and one can avoid recurring asthma attack by taking precautions. Read on to learn how

Dr Rajesh Gupta

Thursday, May 3, 2018

9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO

Around 7 million people die every year from exposure to fine particles in polluted air that penetrate deep into the lungs and cardiovascular system

HP Correspondent

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

New module could give prosthetic arms delicate sense of touch

Researchers have developed a new sensory control module that may enable users of prosthetic arms to to be able to reliably feel and hold things as delicate as a child's hand


Saturday, April 28, 2018

NEET PG, NEET SS cut off reduced by 15 %

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday slashed the minimum required percentile for admission to post-graduate and super-speciality medical courses by 15 per cent


Saturday, April 28, 2018

Ageing can be natural stress reliever for women

When a woman enters midlife, she is more likely to feel less stressed and enjoy a high quality of life, a study has shown


Saturday, April 28, 2018

How parents can prepare kids for healthier relationships

A new study says that a positive family climate that nurtures parent-child engagement can even set them up for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships as young adults


Saturday, April 28, 2018

My fight with cancer strengthened my belief in humanity, in relations beyond blood

In the 21st century when people live such materialistic lives and machines have taken over most of the manual work, there are things which are still in the hands of humans....

Lassa fever is similar to Ebola and can spread human-to-human: Atanu Basu

Prof Atanu Basu, a noted virologist, talks about Lassa fever, which is emerging as next health challenge in Africa after Ebola, its symptoms and if India is at risk.....

This robot-assisted digital 360 degree breast thermography device may help detect breast cancer at an early stage

The new device might address all three inhibitions a woman generally have while going for a regular breast cancer screening....

Diabetes, heart disease and stroke may co-occur

Researchers say that diabetes, heart disease, and stroke may progress from one to another sequentially through the life course. That means there is ....

The event will bring together individuals, public, private and civil society members who have been involved in the design and implementation of health care i...