Israel can never be grateful enough to all the people who have stood and stand behind her, unconditionally supporting her and her causes.
18:58 Dec 5, 2012
Hollywood star John Savage of the film 'The Deer Hunter' launches here yet another powerful performance concerning social justice- this time, in South Africa with his new film titled 'A Small Town Called Descent.'
08:06 Mar 24, 2012
Weaving is a specialised skill that all Bhutanese women are encouraged to learn as children. In most homes, one will find a wooden frame on which mothers teach their daughters to weave dream designs in fabulously coloured threads.
15:34 Jul 12, 2011
According to The Lancet, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mainly heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancers, and chronic respiratory disease, are responsible for two out of every three deaths worldwide and the toll is rising.
17:21 Apr 7, 2011
Since times immemorial, the human race has sought health, happiness and wealth -not necessarily in that order. Wars have been fought and lives have been lost due to the overwhelming desire of possessing them.
12:26 Apr 7, 2011
Some 440,000 cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are identified each year, causing at least 150,000 deaths from a disease that should be curable.
05:18 Apr 7, 2011
Amrita Diabetic Foot Conference (ADFC 2011) will open soon next month in Kochi, India. 'Over one million lower extremity amputations are performed each year, 70% of which happen to people with diabetes. In India, almost 40,000 legs are amputated ev
17:47 Apr 5, 2011
On World TB Day 2011, WHO, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Stop TB Partnership called upon world leaders to step up their commitment and contributions to meet the goal of diagnosing and treating one million people wit
07:51 Mar 30, 2011
Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) - cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes - are no longer diseases of the wealthy.
16:08 Mar 26, 2011
A promising new diagnostic test will finally help detect more people with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), increasing the urgency to solve major problems around the pricing and supply of DR-TB medicines, according to a new report by the Internat
12:15 Mar 24, 2011
A World Bank study on the economic impact of TB control estimated that the benefits of investing in scaled-up TB care and control outweigh the costs of treatment, on average, by 10 times.
10:47 Mar 24, 2011
Key questions regarding the new tools and new challenges facing TB control and prevention today are being addressed through an innovative international initiative, TREAT TB.
05:50 Mar 24, 2011
Genital TB can happen to men and women both - but due to already existing gender-based inequalities and other factors, the impact of genital TB is likely to be severe on a woman.
11:16 Mar 20, 2011
Humankind has only seen unprecedented and uncontrollable devastation, misery and agony due to nuclear accidents over the past years or atom bomb strikes in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
08:40 Mar 18, 2011
World Sleep Day is held every year on March 18th, with a view to raise awareness about the merits of sleeping well for a healthy life. The theme for this year (2011) is promoting healthy sleep for all ages.
15:38 Mar 17, 2011
This early alert system seems to function like clockwork and has delivered results. Asha explains how it works, '...whenever anyone in the village gets a fever they go to the Village Health Worker.'
08:52 Mar 16, 2011
According to this research, poor diet can lead to abnormal development of the pancreatic beta cells which make insulin, the hormone vital for regulating blood sugar levels.
08:36 Mar 12, 2011
Only two per cent of women with genital TB have live births. In India, 19 per cent infertility in women is attributed to genital TB. The impact of genital TB is more severe on lives of women because mostly genital TB impacts women of age group 15-35
13:30 Mar 11, 2011
The researchers examined diabetes diagnosis, treatment, and management in Thailand, Colombia, Iran, Mexico, England, Scotland, and the United States. The results show among others that 62% of men in Thailand are underdiagnosed and untreated.
15:58 Mar 9, 2011
The 8th of March 2011 marks the centenary of the very first International Women's Day which was celebrated in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland, when more than one million women and men attended International Women's Day rallies ca
10:01 Mar 8, 2011