Over 400 million people globally need hearing aids, a study by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals, but only 20 per cent get them due to lack of financial and human resources, as well as stigma.
At least one in eight people on Earth are living with obesity, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, citing a newly released global medical study.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) in Kolkata has achieved a milestone in pediatric neurointerventional surgery.
Mumbai: A director at Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. CS Pramesh, urged Zerodha co-founder and CEO Nithin Kamath, who recently suffered a mild stroke to ignore any advice given by “random influencers” who lack knowledge of science.
Toronto/IBNS: A most recent survey conducted to understand the country's views of the health system with regards to primary care, revealed Canadians' deep dissatisfaction and frustration over severe shortage of family doctors.
Students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine will no longer need to pay tuition fees after the school received a $1 billion donor gift from a former professor.
Eight patients have died in a major hospital in southern Gaza's Khan Younis city after days of power outage and oxygen supply shortage due to continuous Israeli strikes on the facility, said Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila on Monday.
The phase 3 clinical trial, published recently in JAMA Oncology and sponsored by Polaris Pharmaceuticals, has unveiled a breakthrough in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a rare and often rapidly fatal form of cancer associated with asbestos exposure and which has limited therapeutic options.
A person in the US state of Oregon has been diagnosed with a rare case of bubonic plague.
Harare: Cholera cases are declining in Zimbabwe following the implementation of a raft of measures by the government to control the outbreak, the health minister said Tuesday.
Cape Town/IBNS: Over 26,000 cholera infections and 700 deaths were registered in 10 African countries in January this year alone, and the risk of further spread of the disease remains high, Fiona Braka, spokeswoman for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, said on Tuesday.
Global cancer cases are expected to rise around 77 per cent by the middle of the century, UN health authorities said on Thursday, highlighting the growing burden of the disease.
Over 6,000 underprivileged Delhi-NCR school children will benefit from an India Vision Institute (IVI) screening campaign.
Five countries have been awarded for their efforts towards eliminating mass-produced trans fats in food, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday.
New Delhi/IBNS: India Vision Institute’s Studometry’24 conference was held on January 27 in New Delhi and Chennai and simulcast in Pune, Kochi, Navsari and Surat.