An Afghan national along with two Indians have been arrested here for allegedly smuggling in a large cache of fine quality heroin concealed in raisin boxes which was to be sold in a famous dry fruits market in Delhi.
FIFA, football’s world governing body, said that it looks forward to cooperating with the UN to combat the Ebola virus outbreak.
President Barack Obama will meet leading US medical experts next week as he considers how to follow through on his pledge to step up aid to Africa over the Ebola epidemic.
A survivor of Ebola has donated blood to an American aid worker infected with the disease.
WHO said that the viral outbreak was accelerating out of control, with 2,296 dead and 4,293 infected in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria.
Underlining that oral diseases pose a major threat to public health, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that they have become leading health problems resulting from tobacco use, alcohol and changing life style.
US regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments. The drug was developed by Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, based in La Jolla, California.
People with the least common blood type, AB, are more likely to develop thinking and memory problems that can lead to dementia in later years than people with other blood types, says a study.
Expiry of drug patents in the US is great news for not only consumers but also the domestic pharmaceutical industry, where generics account for about 75 per cent of total sales, CARE Ratings said in its report released on Wednesday.
Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday said.