Today is International Day of Older Persons
As health care improves, the population of older people is growing. Their needs are also growing, as are their contributions to the world.
The International Day of Older Persons is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions... read more
Govt. hospitals should be removed from ambit of Ayushman Bharat: IMA
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on September 29 said government hospitals should be removed from the ambit of the Centre's ambitious Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, as services there are already free of cost.... read more
Call to End Dog-Transmitted Human Rabies by 2030
A call for the total elimination of dog-transmitted human rabies by 2030 has come from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and the World Medical Association (WMA).
WVA President, Dr. Johnson S.M. Chiang, said: 'To meet the target for eliminating dog-transmitted rabies by 2030,... read more
U.S. travel warning adds to pressure on Tanzania over suspected Ebola cases
The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there.... read more
Neuromodulating Pacemaker May Tackle Resistant Hypertension
A pacemaker with neuromodulation capabilities appears promising for blood pressure reduction, a proof-of-concept trial showed.
Patients hypertensive on a mean of more than three antihypertensive drugs randomized to have the... read more
Blood Pressure Med May Improve Cognitive, Social Impairment in Autism
The beta-blocker propranolol may improve social and cognitive impairment for patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), new research suggests.
Investigators found that for patients with autism, propranolol improved performance on a word... read more