Manisha Koirala to launch app on cancer

Patna, Jan 14 : Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who survived cancer, will promote a mobile app to create preventive awareness and help people battling the disease. “I am going to promote an app to help people living with cancer and for others about preventive measures in advance,” Manisha said at a press conference here on […]

Virus testing lab-network to come up across India: ICMR

New Delhi, Jan 14 : The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is developing a network of viral diagnostic and research laboratories to build capacity for handling outbreaks, and managing epidemics and natural calamities across the country. Under the initiative, the ICMR has begun work for five regional, 11 state-level and 35 medical college-level laboratories. […]

Woman dies of jaundice in Shimla; over 800 test positive

Shimla, Jan 14 : This Himachal Pradesh capital on Thursday reported its first death due to jaundice that has gripped the city with more than 800 cases of the water-borne disease reported in the past few weeks, doctors said. The death of the 29-year-old woman due to jaundice was reported from the Indira Gandhi Medical […]

Delhi doctors perform rare ankle surgery on footballer

New Delhi, Jan 14 : In what could boost the career of a 19-year-old aspiring footballer, doctors at the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) here have performed a rare ankle arthroscopic surgery on the budding sportsperson. A team of orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists led by Maninder Shah Singh and Jayant Kumar performed the more […]

Good vitamin D levels help improve fertility in sheep

London, Jan 14 : High levels of vitamin D are linked to better fertility and reproductive success in wild sheep, says a new study. Experts hope further studies will help determine the relevance of results for other mammals, including humans. The study published in the journal ‘Scientific Reports’ adds to the growing evidence that vitamin […]