Category: Health


Ghana, Kenya, Malawi to Pilot GSK Malaria Vaccine from 2018

London: Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world’s first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life...


Organ Transplantation: Licensed Hospitals in Kerala Violate Law

Thiruvananthapuram: The hospitals eligible for conducting organ transplantation surgeries in Kerala are turning a blind eye to the law. According to the guidelines,...


Sanofi Epilepsy Drug linked to over 4k Child Deformities

Paris: The epilepsy medication valproate is responsible for “severe malformations” in up to 4,100 children in France since the drug was first marketed in the country...


Ad Linking Alcohol to Cancer Effective at Curbing Drinking: Study

Sydney: A graphic Australian advertisement that highlights the link between alcohol and cancer has been nominated by drinkers as the most effective to curb their...


Circassia Gives up on Allergy After House Dust Mite Study Fails

London: Britain’s Circassia Pharmaceuticals is throwing in the towel on allergy investment after a second high-profile clinical trial flop, focusing instead on...


NISH to Hold Seminar on Disability on April 22

Thiruvananthapuram: National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) along with the Directorate of Social Justice is holding the 18th online Interactive Disability...


Study Urges to Impose Stricter Controls And Regulation on Bidis

Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when the Union Health Ministry has called for taxing bidis at 28 per cent along with the highest cess under the new GST regime, a recent...


Health Minister Warns of H1N1 in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The State government has ordered for all precautionary measures in the wake of reports of increasing cases of H1N1 (swine flu), dengue and other...


HIV Prevention and Control Bill gets Parliament Nod; Discrimination to Attract Jail Term

The Rajya Sabha had passed the Bill on March 21.

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300 Million Afflicted with Depression Across Globe: WHO

Shimla: Around 300 million people living across the globe and afflicted with depression disorder required preventive and social medicine care system, revealed a report...