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Dengue mosquitoes don?t lose sting even after dark

Dengue mosquitoes don?t lose sting even after dark

If you are among those who thought or believed that bit only early in the morning or before dusk, then beware! It?s time you stopped getting complacent at night, because city doctors say the dengue-causing aedes aegypti mosquitoes are now biting even at night. In the past couple of years, […]

I couldn‘t talk about my depression

I couldn‘t talk about my depression

I have studied during my college days, so I was very clear about the fact that mental illnesses are not just in your ?head?. These diseases are as real as cancer that plagues your body and leaves you eroding from within. Using my knowledge about mental illnesses, I used to […]

?Intestinal worms affect 49% kids below 14 yrs?

?Intestinal worms affect 49% kids below 14 yrs?

BENGALURU: Intestinal worms or soil transmitted helminth (STH) infections affect over 64 per cent of Indian kids below the age of 14. Since 2016, when the Union health ministry launched National Day as per World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, 22.7 crore children have been covered under the programme. The best […]

Iran students in rare protest over deadly campus bus crash

Iran students in rare protest over deadly campus bus crash

THERAN: Hundreds of Iranian students held protests for a second day on Sunday, calling for university officials to resign over a bus crash that killed 10, state news agency IRNA said. The demonstrating students reportedly carried photos of victims of Tuesday‘s crash at a square leading to the university, in […]

Three vaccines hold hope for battle against TB

Three vaccines hold hope for battle against TB

CHENNAI: Three vaccines, including one that is used for leprosy prevention, are in various stages of trials for prevention of holding hopes for battle against one of the biggest killers in the country, said WHO deputy director general Dr Soumya Swaminathan. While more than 1,200 people have been recruited for […]

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as ‘interference‘

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as ‘interference‘

RIYADH: on Monday slammed as “interference” US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic ‘s murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington. The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and separately […]

UN pushes for truce and aid at Yemen talks

UN pushes for truce and aid at Yemen talks

RIMBO: With 24 hours left before the scheduled close of UN-brokered talks on , mediators pushed Wednesday for a truce between warring parties as a crucial step to allow aid deliveries. Mediators are seeking a de-escalation of violence in two flashpoint cities: rebel-held Hodeida, a port city vital to the […]

Health dept to intensify campaign against TB

Health dept to intensify campaign against TB

PATNA: State health department is to intensify its awareness campaign in all panchayats and blocks about tuberculosis (TB) and , a central government scheme to provide nutritional support to patients suffering from this disease. The aim of the awareness programme is to convince TB patients to the facilities at government […]