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Finnish Scientists Find Brain Cells Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

New Delhi, December 01, 2017: Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing in prevalence but we have no effective treatment. But, Finnish Researchers have found a new target to investigate. Researchers at the University of East Finland have found that astrocytes, the cells that support...

Proper Monitoring of Dengue Control Initiative

Bengaluru, December 09, 2015: Health being the state subject, the primary responsibility for collecting data on Dengue cases and deaths lies with the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has been notified...

Policy for Tackling Major Diseases

Bengaluru, December 4, 2015: The Department of Health and Family Welfare is implementing various National programmes on All India basis in relation to a number of diseases including Communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, chickengunya, lymphatic filariasis, Japanese...

Fresh cases of dengue reported from several Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar, September 29, 2014 - Fresh cases of dengue have been reported from 27 of the 30 districts of Odisha with the death toll in vector borne disease mounting to seven, officials at the state health today said. Fresh cases of dengue...

Steps taken by the Government Regarding Tropical Diseases in the Country

New Delhi, August 13, 2014 - The main tropical diseases in India include Dengue, Trachoma, Leprosy, Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-transmitted Helminthiases, Rabies and Kala-azar. The prevalence of these tropical diseases depends on climatic conditions, socio-economic conditions, in appropriate health seeking...