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Swine flu killed 605 people in India since the beginning of this year, the government said, according to Al Jazeera. At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of the year in a western ...

Healthcare 2019-03-12 18:34:00

Ten people have died of measles in Ukraine since the start of the year, already half as many as died in the whole of 2018, authorities said on Wednesday. The Ministry of Health said in a statement that two deaths from the extremely contagious viral disease have been recorded since Saturday ...

Healthcare 2019-03-05 17:10:00

No one is ditching the night-vision goggles just yet, but scientists working in the United States and China have developed a technique that they say could one day give humans the ability to see in the dark. The technique involves injecting the eyes with particles that act like tiny antennae that take infrared light ...

Healthcare 2019-03-04 17:11:00

EURORDIS leads the global community in organizing Rare Disease Day, which takes place on the last day of February each year to raise awareness of the impact that rare diseases have on an estimated over 300 million people around the world ...

Healthcare 2019-02-28 14:52:00

The use of alcohol and tobacco is closely linked to several diseases, and is a contributing factor in many deaths. A recent study using data from 1.2 million people has now been published in the journal Nature Genetics. Several research ...

Healthcare 2019-02-22 20:21:00

The first international research congress of the Azerbaijan society of oral and maxillofacial surgeons will take place at Baku Convention Center from May 14-16. The event will bring together about 600 well-known specialists and scientists ...

Healthcare 2019-02-22 14:42:00

Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer Research UK. The study of more than 700 melanoma patients mainly from the north of England ...

Healthcare 2019-02-19 16:13:00

Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has attended the opening of the newly renovated psycho-neurological social service center No 1 in Buzovna settlement, Baku ...

Healthcare 2019-02-15 20:10:00

Director General of Azerbaijan’s National Center of Oncology, academician Jamil Aliyev has been elected as the honorary Ambassador of Science and Peace by the International Awards Committee of United Nations Council for Public Awards (UNCOPA) for the long-term fruitful activity of the National Center of Oncology ...

Healthcare 2019-02-02 20:08:00

Regular use of a common type of medication, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, significantly improves survival for a third or more patients with head and neck cancer, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found, according to Science Blog ...

Healthcare 2019-01-28 15:42:00

The Republican Perinatal Centre and World Health Organization (WHO) co-organized a seminar-conference on "Robson classification" for 120 obstetrician-gynecologists across the country, as well as local and international partners from different ...

Healthcare 2019-01-25 17:46:00

World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Government of Azerbaijan has organized a roundtable discussion on the status and prevention of injury and violence against children. The event brought together representatives ...

Healthcare 2019-01-23 18:47:00

Scientists have discovered a hidden network within our bones, a maze of tiny blood vessels that’s never been seen before. The findings are published in the journal Nature Metabolism, according to the www.iflscience.com ...

Healthcare 2019-01-23 12:36:00

Mongolia has recently registered six cases of H1N1 virus infections, and one of the victims has died, local media reported Thursday, citing the country's State First Central Hospital, according to Xinhua. After testing specimens from 25 suspected cases of H1N1 infection so far this year ...

Healthcare 2019-01-17 16:44:00

A new Ebola-related bat-borne virus with the potential to infect humans and animals has been found by a team of Chinese and Singaporean scientists in southwestern China, according to South China Morning Post. The Mengla virus – discovered in a fruit bat caught in Mengla county ...

Healthcare 2019-01-11 17:27:00

A study including health data for more than 500,000 children in the U.S. suggests obesity might be to blame for about a quarter (23 to 27 percent) of asthma in children who are obese, according to Medical Xpress. This could mean about 10 percent of all kids ...

Healthcare 2018-11-27 19:24:00

November 12 marks World Pneumonia Day, a campaign to educate the public about this disease and to advocate for global action to treat and prevent it. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death globally for children under the age of 5, claiming the lives of more than 1.5 million children annually ...

Healthcare 2018-11-12 12:36:00

Children should be encouraged to spend more time outdoors to reduce their risk of becoming shortsighted, new research suggests. The time spent playing on screens from a younger age and less time playing outside is fuelling rising rates of myopia ...

Healthcare 2018-11-11 14:54:00

A new study out of the Krembil Brain Institute, part of the Krembil Research Institute, suggests there could be more to that morning jolt of goodness than a boost in energy and attention. Drinking coffee may also protect you against developing both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, according to ScienceDaily ...

Healthcare 2018-11-07 20:53:00

Modern methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Tuberculosis (TB) is the focus of a two-day national scientific and practical conference organised by the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan with technical and financial support of the World Health Organization ...

Healthcare 2018-11-06 14:37:00