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Allergy is a condition characterised by a level of sensitivity greater than normal to a specific substance or group of substances. These substances, called...
There is a 1 in 10 chance that a woman will have breast cancer during her lifetime. Over 1,000,000 women find lumps in their breasts every year some of which...
For centuries now, pain has been one of the major afflictions of man. From mystics to quacks, everyone has promised relief. Pain is now being considered a...
The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2011 is, "More blood. More life." This theme reinforces the urgent need for more people all over the world to become life-...
The WHO selects "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" as the theme of the World No Tobacco Day this year, which will take place on 31 May 2011.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and one of the most common disabling neurological conditions amongst young adults in the northern hemisphere.
An expensive anti-cancer agent letrozole has been promoted illegally to gynaecologists for "improving" fertility in females by some Indian companies.
Caffeine is present in some over-the-counter pain relievers, cold medications, and diet pills. These products can contain as little as 16 milligrams or as much...
The day is commemorated every year on April 25 to create awareness about an ancient disease.
World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the founding of World Health Organization (WHO). Each year, WHO selects a key global health issue and...