Pulmonary rehabilitation is an evidence based multidisciplinary and comprehensive intervention for patients with chronic respiratory diseases who are symptomatic. individualized tr
15:38 Jul 7, 2014
Tobacco use is anyways harmful for all, but it is especially hazardous for people living with diabetes and those suffering from or at risk of tuberculosis (TB).
07:53 Jul 7, 2014
Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are chronic diseases involving airflow obstruction and are consequences of gene environment interaction.
12:35 Jul 3, 2014
An optimum amount of oxygen is essential for the functioning and survival of all body tissues and even a few minutes deprivation can prove fatal.
10:41 Jul 1, 2014
The WHO recognizes that the 'silent epidemic' of viral hepatitis affects a large part of the world's population causing over 1.4 million deaths every year, yet remains largely unknown or ignored.
08:31 Jun 28, 2014
65% of the world's population lives in countries where obesity leads to more deaths than underweight. In 2012, over 40 million children under the age of five were considered overweight
17:31 Jun 21, 2014
The first-ever phase-II extended-safety study (formally called MTN017) of a rectal microbicide in the Asia-Pacific region has begun in Chiang Mai, Thailand since February 2014.
11:05 Jun 13, 2014
Bowe Bergdahl may have been better off with the Taliban. If he was in a fragile mental state before, president Obama has made it much worse for him.
07:59 Jun 11, 2014
Swapping five senior Taliban commanders for a deserter makes no sense at all, and it was done without advising Congress first - is that a surprise?
08:49 Jun 8, 2014
Despite women's rights to economic, social and cultural equality, poverty and discrimination still remains the reality for a large majority of them in the Asia Pacific region.
09:45 Jun 6, 2014
Grassroots women of the Asia Pacific region have borne the brunt of the unrelenting global desire for increased consumption and accumulation of wealth by a tiny minority.
13:28 Jun 5, 2014
The Asia and the Pacific region contains some of the world's most powerful economies and the 21st Century is often touted to belong to this region. Yet the region is home to 66% of the world's poorest poor.
11:58 Jun 5, 2014
The 2nd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum, organized by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development kickstarted in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with 300 feminists from 30 countries
12:45 Jun 3, 2014
A potentially path-breaking report shows that the introduction of a uniform specific tax accounting for 70% of Pakistan's average cigarette price could lead to half a million smokers quitting,
12:15 Jun 2, 2014
For World No Tobacco Day 2014, World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners call on countries to raise taxes on tobacco. Increasing taxes on tobacco is considered to be the most cost-effective tobacco control measure. An increase of 10% in tob
13:50 May 29, 2014
The nexus between tobacco use, diabetes and tuberculosis (TB) cannot be ignored.
08:35 May 27, 2014
Cervical cancer, a preventable cancer, continues to be the second most common cancer among women globally. Scientists and researchers from around the world brainstormed in sessions on cervical cancer management and control
17:17 May 11, 2014
'Translational research involves converting a basic research idea into a product; then developing that product for industrial production and finding out if it is safe and efficacious; and finally using it to improve public health.
16:26 May 5, 2014
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, are known to be primarily transmitted through sexual route which has created a major impact on sexual and reproductive health worldwide. They are caused by viruses, bacteria or parasitic microor
03:57 May 2, 2014
According to UNAIDS Report 2013, an estimated 260,000 children below 18 years were newly infected with HIV in 2012 in low and middle income countries. While the first paediatric HIV case in India was recorded in 1987, in 2012 out of the 2,100,000 pe
19:31 Apr 30, 2014