CCMB plans studies on mental health genomics. Many mental disorders are caused by a combination of biological, psychological, environmental and genetic factors.
Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States.
COPD is not curable, but treatment can relieve symptoms, improve quality of life and reduce the risk of death.
Screening and Prevention of COPD. Try to avoid lung irritants that can contribute to COPD, such as air pollution, chemical fumes, dusts, and secondhand smoke,
Most people who have COPD are at least 40 years old when symptoms begin. Long-term exposure to other lung irritants also is a risk factor for COPD. ..
Long-term exposure to lung irritants that damage the lungs and the airways usually is the cause of COPD.
COPD can often be prevented. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD. COPD is a major cause of disability, and it is the fourth leading cause of death
Aim of WHO Health for All Film Festival is promote global health issue.
The public health gains achieved in the past few decades, in the form of control or elimination of infectious diseases and improvements in children’s health, could be wiped out if uncontrolled climate change goes on, warns a new study released on Thursday.
A technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika.
WHO launches first-ever insulin prequalification programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes. 14 November : Today is World Diabetes Day.
Defying the odds, an individual at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease remained dementia-free for many years beyond what was anticipated
The global average fertility rate is just below 2.5 children per woman today. Over the last 50 years the global fertility rate has halved.
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor – a tumor with the potential to invade other tissues or spread to other parts of the body.
Can Hyderabad be made Healthy? : Air pollution due to extreme traffic congestion is causing Heart attacks and Lung cancer Foundation for Futuristic Cities has organized the Roundtable on ‘Healthy Hyderabad – Wealthy Telangana’ at…
ASHAs, the grassroots level health workers, can deliver care for non-communicable diseases also if they were provided with appropriate training and were paid adequately.
Air pollution is a challenge through much of India. However, the high levels of particulate pollution in the Indo-Gangetic Plain region, stand out.
Report launched on World Cities Day offers tools for city leaders to tackle deaths through non-communicable diseases and road traffic injuries.
Reading the Brain’s Map : Coordinated Brain Activation Supports Spatial Learning and Decision-Making. Findings reveal an internal ‘replay’ process in the brain.
Tests for inherited genetic mutations can provide women diagnosed with ovarian or breast cancer with important information that can have implications for family members and potentially guide treatment decisions and longer-term screening for second cancers.