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Veterinary doctors culling ducks and removing the carcasses to Kopparakadavu at Ambalappuzha panchayat in Alappuzha district on Thursday.
Veterinary doctors culling ducks and removing the carcasses to Kopparakadavu at Ambalappuzha panchayat in Alappuzha district on Thursday.

It’s official: Kerala faces H5N1 threat

The government has initiated steps to intensify the culling operations in the three districts affected by the outbreak of Avian Influenza, even as the National Institute of High Security Animal Di... »
This photo provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receiving a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola vaccine at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda.

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday. The vaccine is designed... »
Deleting a gene proved the hypothesis right.

Diabetes: new drug target found

In an important breakthrough, scientists have found a potential drug target for treatment of diabetes.With diabetes emerging as a global epidemic and around 350 million suffering from the co... »
Cigarettes for sale at a small-scale cigarette shop in Kochi. File photo

Ministry accepts proposal to ban sale of loose cigarettes

The proposal is yet to be sent to the Cabinet for approval as the Health Ministry is still awaiting comments from other ministries. »

Steps to contain chances of human transmission

The Health Department is taking precautionary measures to ensure that there would be no potential threat of human transmission of bird flu, Additional Director of Health Services A.S. Pradeepkuma... »