India  /  Published 19.05.19

Free chest X-ray vouchers push up TB diagnosis: Study

Health researchers have shown that private pharmacists in India can help find tuberculosis patients and direct them for diagnosis and appropriate treatment and curb treatment delays that threaten Indi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.02.20

Coronavirus: New record single-day death toll

China on Thursday reported 254 fatalities from the coronavirus outbreak - the highest in a single day so far, and double than the previous record high - taking the death toll to 1,367, as authorities ...
By AP, PTI in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

TB threat requires interdisciplinary response

It’s been a few years but I clearly remember a visit to a chest ward in a hospital in Patna. Tuberculosis patients, their faces emaciated, lay on their beds, staring, coughing, in despair. These imp...
By Shaibal Gupta

Health  /  Published 16.01.20

Sepsis death rate alert

India has a higher death rate from sepsis, a life-threatening response to infections, than other South Asian countries except Afghanistan, a global study has revealed.According to the study, the sepsi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 14.02.19

Lyme and other tricky tick diseases in India

“But my Lyme disease test came back negative,” I argued when a new doctor suggested I might have it. At age 28, I had been debilitated by mysterious symptoms for seven years. It began with migrain...
By Amy B. Scher


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