Around 30 children fall ill after receiving rubella vaccine in UP's Shahjahanpur

2 months ago
Around 30 children were hospitalised Thursday when they complained of headache and giddiness after receiving rubella vaccine at a local school here, officials said. The children, all aged below 12, were administered the vaccine at the Saraswati Shishu  ... ...

New Zika vaccine effective in animal trials

2 months ago
Scientists have developed a vaccine candidate for the Zika virus which they say successfully protected both mice and monkeys from the infection that causes brain deformations in human babies. Demonstrating the effectiveness of the vaccine candidate in  ... ...

MeaslesRubella vaccination campaign launched in Jammu

4 months ago
The MeaslesRubella Vaccination campaign was launched across Jammu district on Monday to administer vaccines to over 3.85 lakh children falling in the 9 months to 15 years age group. District Development Commissioner Ramesh Kumar inaugurated the  ... ...

Measles and Rubella vaccination completely safe: Health Secy

4 months ago
Health authorities in Meghalaya Sunday said measles and rubella vaccinations are completely safe and essential to save children from the two deadly diseases and ensure their healthy future. Meghalaya Health secretary Pravin Bakshi requested people not  ... ...

TB vaccine may help reverse diabetes

7 months ago
Read more about TB vaccine may help reverse diabetes on Business Standard. A vaccine that prevents tuberculosis and is used to treat bladder cancer has been approved for clinical trials in the US to tests its ability to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a phase II ... ...

Ebola's Back Again—Why Don't We Have a Cure for It Yet?

8 months ago
Ebola has once again resurfaced. On Friday, the World Health Organization reported that there have been at least 34 suspected cases of the viral disease and 18 deaths since early April in the Bikoro District of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). But Ebola’s resurgence, hardly unexpected, can’t help but bring a question to mind: Why haven’t we found a surefire way to cure or prevent it yet? ... ...

Women between 1630 at highest risk of cervical cancer

12 months ago
Read more about Women between 1630 at highest risk of cervical cancer on Business Standard. A retrospective analysis of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) testing in Cervical Cancer Screening has revealed that samples received from women from 16 30 years (14%) age group had the highest percentage of positive cases of high risk HPV, and hence a ... ...

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