Breaking News: 58 Killed in Deadly Attack on UN Base in South Sudan
In the run-up to World TB Day on 24 March, the REACH Lilly MDR-TB Partnership Media Awards 2014 were presented in New Delhi, to recognize outstanding and responsible reporting on tuberculosis (TB).
06:44 Mar 24, 2014
The government of India's notification which came into effect on 1st March 2014 aims to arrest irrational sale and use of anti-tuberculosis drugs (and other 45 third and fourth generation antibiotics).
08:27 Mar 23, 2014
Is there a cure for HIV? The success stories of Timothy Brown and the two Boston patients, who rid themselves of the HIV cells through bone marrow transplants, led to hopes that a cure had finally been found.
13:24 Mar 21, 2014
Provides an overview of the various health benefits provided by music therapy.
07:20 Mar 13, 2014
I apologize for missing out on the celebrations of Women's Day this year as I was too engrossed with changing nappies of my 10 month old adorable granddaughter in London, despite her part time nanny - who is a graduate,
13:17 Mar 11, 2014
Two thirds of countries globally now have laws against domestic violence with several significant transformations in legal frameworks in Asia and the Pacific. This significant shift over the last decade has not only led 15 countries in East Asia
16:44 Mar 9, 2014
Martha Rosenberg speaks to Gayathri Ramprasad about her journey with depression and how she helps others to focus on wellness, rather than medication.
15:51 Mar 5, 2014
The GMO vs. Non-GMO battle is continuing to heat up as evidenced by multiple measures on state ballots this past fall to label GMO foods. Millions of dollars have been spent for and against labeling - but why?
15:08 Mar 5, 2014
Nearly 25% of people with diabetes face diabetic foot related complications in their lifetime. 'People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Foot problems mos
14:58 Feb 27, 2014
Research into the potential health effects of the recent coal-washing chemical spill in West Virginia.
16:25 Feb 26, 2014
The Foot Doctor to the Stars, Dr. Harounian, is discussed here in this article about the doctor and his background.
14:56 Feb 21, 2014
'Tobacco is one of the leading killers in the world'; 'smoking is harmful for our health'; 'smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease'... We have heard it all before.
04:53 Feb 10, 2014
Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced to ponder if we really believe in 'cancer prevention is better than cure'. Cancer treatment is challenging and expensive, with very worryi
07:25 Feb 4, 2014
World Cancer Day is on 4th February 2014
16:48 Feb 3, 2014
'Smoke healthy, smoke Lite-joy- A better alternative'; 'Health e-cigarettes-Smoke and Quit Whenever'; 'Vapours- benefits of e-cigarettes'; 'Green-Smart-Living - easiest and most affordable way to start living a smoke-free life'...
02:07 Feb 2, 2014
The recently concluded 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR) in Manila saw some interesting discussions on protecting and advancing Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity (SOGI) rights and improving t
13:13 Jan 30, 2014
Are there two psychiatrists somewhere out there wishing they had not prescribed SSRI antidepressants, linked to such bizarre violence, to the suspects?
18:46 Jan 26, 2014
many countries in Asia and the Pacific have restrictive laws that prevent young adolescents below the age of 18 from accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services.
12:47 Jan 26, 2014
Worldwide, a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, taking the annual toll to 275,000. The disease is preventable, and yet the second largest killer of women in low and middle income countries, with most women dying in the prime of life.
14:11 Jan 25, 2014
Twenty years after the path breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, millions of women and adolescents, particularly the poor and marginalised, in Asia and the Pacific continue to face inequalities
07:26 Jan 24, 2014
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