Bihar: 900 tested positive for dengue so far
Patna: Till now, around 900 people have been tested positive for dengue in Bihar including 640 cases in Patna due to waterlogged streets and the relentless rain in the region.
The officials informed that the local authorities of the state have launched a fumigation drive to... read more
Statement of the Twenty-Second IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus
The twenty-second meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 16 September 2019 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited Member States attending via teleconference, supported by the WHO secretariat.... read more
UN experts recommend elimination of toxic chemicals
Scientific experts gathering during the 15th meeting of the pollutant review committee, POPCR-15 in Stockholm, have advised for the elimination of a group of hazardous chemicals in a bid to protect human health and the environment... read more
Strong Ties Between Thyroid Disease, Mental Health in Kids
Children with hyperthyroidism have a higher prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and suicidality, according to a new study published online in Pediatrics.
Researchers determined the prevalence of hyperthyroidism and mental-health conditions (MHCs)... read more
Ligelizumab May Improve Response in Chronic Urticaria
In the fight against chronic hives, the humanized anti-IgE monoclonal antibody ligelizumab may pack a more powerful punch than omalizumab, the previous top contender for trapping IgE antibodies for patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU).
A small international trial compared the efficacy and safety of the two drugs relative to placebo in... read more