HEALTH

US reports over 25,000 weekly flu hospitalisations

More than 25,000 people were hospitalised due to flu in the US in the week ending December 3, according to data released by...

WHO concerned over increasing antibiotic resistance in human infections

High levels of antibiotic resistance in bacteria are causing life-threatening bloodstream infections, according to the latest report released by the WHO. For the first...

Canada approves first bivalent Covid-19 booster for children aged 5-11

Health Canada has authorised the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty Omicron BA.4/BA.5 bivalent-adapted booster for use in children aged between 5 to 11 years. This is the...

AIIA Goa to open new pastures of medical value tourism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the satellite centre of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Goa on Sunday. Already a much-loved...

Covid-related disruptions delayed cancer detection, treatment: Govt

Covid-related disruptions led to delay in diagnosis and treatment of cancer cases in the country, the Parliament was informed on Friday. A total 16...

Boy with twisted intestines gets new lease of life after surgery

A 14-year-old boy with malrotation, known as twisted intestines, experiencing greenish vomit and excruciating pain due to blockage in the abdomen, has been...

Indians report unexpected rise in heart attacks, strokes in close network

As more and more cases of unexpected heart attacks and even strokes come to light among the healthy, young and middle-aged Indians, a...

In nine days, faux lungs installed in Ludhiana turn dark black

All it took was just nine days for the giant pair of faux lungs installed at a busy junction of Ludhiana in Punjab...