Health

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The announcement was made on Wednesday following a meeting of the International...

Fit citizens are the biggest symbol and assets for growth-oriented attitude of any nation, believes Surendra Poonia, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member and noted Indian sportsman who founded the Soldierathon marathon. "Soldiers are not only needed on borders but also within the nation to wage ...

While a small proportion of the hundreds types of plastics can be recycled by conventional technology, researchers show there are other things that can be done to reuse plastics after they have served their original purpose. Researchers showed how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be ...

To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders enrich their lives, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine interfaces....

College is stressful. Students have classes, exams and so many other pressures common in modern life and now researchers have found that petting dogs and cats can improve students' mood with stress-relieving physiological benefits, a study shows. ...

More Indians are getting fatter but fewer are undernourished as the nation goes from lessening the impact of hunger to developing the new health issue of obesity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation. The number of obese adults has gone up in India from 24.1 million in 2012 to ...

Breast ultrasound elastography is an emerging imaging technique that provides information about a potential breast lesion and researchers have identified the critical role AI can play in making this technique more efficient and accurate. Using more precise information about the characteristics of a cancerous versus ...

India -- the sixth most depressed country in the world -- has an estimated 56 million people suffering from depression and 38 million from anxiety disorders, according to a recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). To help identify depression early, scientists have now enhanced a technology ...

Chinese scientists developed a combined tumor-killing therapy that can be activated specifically at tumor sites in mouse models of cancer, which is more effective than previous similar therapies. The study published on Friday in the journal Science Immunology described the ...