Thursday 24 April, 2014

Obamacare draws 7 mn signatures

Over 7 million people across the US have signed up for medical insurance through exchanges set up by US President Barack Obama’s new health care programme by Monday night’s deadline Continue reading “Obamacare draws 7 mn signatures” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

For Africans, India is healthcare destination

Musa Amina Babagana, 45, was suffering from acute rheumatoid arthritis for a decade. Prolonged treatment in Nigeria could not give her relief Continue reading “For Africans, India is healthcare destination” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Ostracism a bad health strategy in modern world

Stigmatisation or ostracism may have once served to protect early humans from infectious diseases but that strategy may do more harm than good for modern humans Continue reading “Ostracism a bad health strategy More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Indian-American physicians raise issues with US lawmakers

An influential body of Indian-American physicians is pressing US lawmakers on several issues including how to continue to provide healthcare to patients Continue reading “Indian-American physicians raise issues More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Keep your kitchen airy for safer lungs

Quitting smoking may not be enough to improve your lung function if your cooking fuel is not clean and ventilation in the kitchen is not proper Continue reading “Keep your kitchen airy for safer lungs” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Vector-borne diseases should be prevented: WHO

Vector-borne diseases like Malaria, Dengue and Japanese Encephalitis could be eradicated through preventive measures Continue reading “Vector-borne diseases should be prevented: WHO” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Ebola outbreak toll rises to 60 in Guinea

Guinea has confirmed that a disease which has killed almost 60 people in the West African country, and may have spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone Continue reading “Ebola outbreak toll rises to 60 in Guinea” More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014

At one point I was given 24 hours to live’: Cheryl Cole

Singer Cheryl Cole, who contracted malaria following a trip to Tanzania and was given only 24 hours to live Continue reading “At one point I was given 24 hours to live’: Cheryl Cole” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014

China leads the world to curb TB progress: WHO

China has made the biggest progress worldwide in controlling tuberculosis (TB) over the past 20 years Continue reading “China leads the world to curb TB progress: WHO” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Rat poison blamed for China kindergarten deaths

A day after over 30 kindergarten students showed symptoms of food poisoning and even two children died of it, Chinese authorities said the incident was caused due to rat poison Continue reading “Rat poison More...