Health Inequality: Poorer, sicker

If you want to get an idea of the gap between the world’s sickest and healthiest people, don’t fly to a faraway land. Just...

Survey examines use of and satisfaction with homeopathic medicines

BOSTON--A new survey finds that homeopathic medicines are primarily used by a small segment of the U.S. population for common, self-limited conditions such as...

Boston Public Health Commission Urges FDA to Issue Warnings for Dangerous Combination of Medications

BOSTON - Monica Valdes Lupi from the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has joined city and state health directors from across the country in...

Obesity-Cancer Connection: obesity promotes pancreatic and breast cancer

By SUE MCGREEVEY Harvard Gazette Harvard Medical School investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital, leading an international collaboration, may have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability...

Simple blood test to diagnose people with active TB

New York--A team of US researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has developed a simple blood test that can accurately diagnose active tuberculosis (TB) -...

New non-surgical, painless treatment to reduce weight in a day

New Delhi--A new non-surgical, painless medical procedure which reduces fat from the body within a day or two was launched here on Wednesday. According to...

Shades of red for men for V-Day

NEW DELHI-- This Valentine's Day, men can also dish up romance with a dash of red. Be it a red classy shirt, a red...

Neem extract shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment

NEW YORK--A natural extract derived from Neem tree could potentially be used to treat the highly lethal pancreatic cancer, says a team of researchers...

Global burden of mental illness underestimated

BOSTON--The disability and mortality that results from mental illness around the world is underestimated by more than a third, according to researchers from Harvard...

Cancer patients in India increase due to lifestyle changes

NEW DELHI--India has seen a 7.5 percent rise in the number of cancer patients due primarily to poor lifestyle choices such as consumption of...

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