Health

Around 1,547 dengue positive cases have been reported in Peshawar since June 1. Photo: file  PESHAWAR: A total of 24 new cases have been reported in Peshawar in the last 24 hours, according to the office of deputy commissioner Peshawar. Around

PESHAWAR: The number of patients having dengue virus has risen from 1,000, which led to Punjab Health Department increasing the number of health mobile units to three in order to fight the disease under its ‘Karwan-e-Sehat’ campaign. The medical teams

Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files LONDON: Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with Britain’s Conservative

A Yemeni child, who is suspected of being infected with cholera, cries at a hospital in the capital Sanaa, on August 12, 2017. AFP/Mohammed Huwais LONDON: The majority of deaths from Yemen’s cholera outbreak have occurred in rebel-controlled areas cut

An exam room at the Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center in Austin, Texas, US, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman/Files A US appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

A patients room is pictured at a medical centre hospital in San Diego, California, US, April 17, 2017. WASHINGTON: Health insurance premiums for many customers on the Obamacare individual insurance markets would be 20 percent higher in 2018 if US

VIENNA: Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, Austria’s food safety agency said on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. Millions of chicken

Many people who survive cancer fear recurrence after their treatment ends, according to a study that suggests these concerns may lead to unnecessary tests. Data from 12 previously published studies involving 849 patients show that after completing treatment, patients want

Economic challenges in childhood may be linked to the early development of thicker artery walls that are known to underlie many cases of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from Australia. Compared to kids from wealthier backgrounds, kids from

WASHINGTON: A single injection of a fragment of a life-extending protein hormone could improve cognition in those with neurodegenerative illnesses, according to new research published Tuesday. The klotho protein was found to enhance cognitive and physical performance in ageing or