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Rise in infectious diseases worries Kerala amid Covid-19 influx

Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when the Kerala government is fighting tooth and nail ..

Top officials in CM’s office enter quarantine
Health dept warns of H1N1 outbreak in state
Child leprosy
Leprosy cases among children increase in Kerala

Leptospirosis is the biggest threat after flood: Dr. M. Muraleedharan

Leptospirosis is the deadliest epidemic after the flood havoc in any country, said Dr. M. Muraleedharan, the state nodal officer of ..


Smartphone screens house more germs than toilet seat

London: If you think toilet seats are the dirtiest ones swarming with germs, look at your smartphone. A research has revealed that ..


Shigellosis scare in Kozhikode: 2-year-old dies

Kozhikode: Shigellosis was diagnosed in Kozhikode after the Nipah virus attack in the state. Siyad (2), son of Harshad from Adivaram, ..


Is your blood group A? Ticks are more likely to attack you!

London: People with type A blood could be more at risk of being bitten by a tick, including bugs that cause the potentially fatal Lyme ..


An orange a day may keep age-related vision loss away

Sydney: If you want to prevent losing your vision as you age and keep your eyes healthy, eat oranges daily, says a study led by an ..


Mexican scientists develop hybrid chayote fruit to battle cancer

Mexico City: Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) developed a hybrid chayote fruit from two wild Mexican ..

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New treatment to repair cardiac muscles after heart attack

London: Scientists have identified a new way to repair the damaged heart muscles and also recover almost all of its pumping function ..

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Long work hours may hike women's diabetes risk by 70%

Toronto: Women who work for 45 hours or more a week may be associated with nearly 70 per cent increased risk of diabetes as compared ..


Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

London: While smoking and diabetes have long been known to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, researchers have warned that ..


Nipah prevention; HC appreciates Health Dept

Kochi: High Court praised the attempts of Kerala government for implementing effective steps to prevent the fatal Nipah virus outbreak ..


Nipah fear relieves; Restrictions to end on June 12

Kozhikode: The restrictions imposed on public programs and educational institutions will not be extended as the Nipah virus outbreak ..


Mathrubhumi honours Nipah warriors

Kozhikode: Mathrubhumi pays respects to the people who fought in the battle against Nipah. The decision was talken considering the ..


Nipah virus: 29 patients in 7 districts under observation

Kozhikode: Nipah virus threat still persists in the state as 29 more patients are under observation in various hospitals in 7 districts ..


Insulin pump fixed on body, Sunu keeps rhythm on stage

Panthalam: Sunu has the insulin pump pinned to her stomach all the time, even when she dances on the stage. Despite the pain of needle ..


Fever death toll reaches 420 in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today said 420 people died and over 22 lakh persons were affected by various kinds of fever ..


Fever death toll at 150 in six months

Thiruvananthapuram: The failure to effectively initiate the annual pre-monsoon cleaning routine in the month of February has the cost ..


Spread of fever: All-party meeting on June 23

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has called an all-party meeting on 23rd of this month to discuss the measures to tackle fever and ..


Eight succumb to fever in state today

Thiruvananthapuram: The outbreak of fever has claimed eight lives in the state on Saturday. The victims include two children and a ..

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40 deaths in Kerala due to H1N1 in 4 months

Thiruvananthapuram: Forty persons have died in Kerala due to H1N1 influenza in the last four months, Health Minister K K Shylaja said ..