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Sexually active U.S. teens, young adults not getting HIV tests

BY LISA RAPAPORT, (Reuters): Most U.S. high school students and young adults who have sex don’t get HIV tests, according

Drug trial participant brain dead, 5 others hospitalized in France

By Jen Christensen,(CNN): One person has been declared brain dead and five others are hospitalized in France after they participated

‘Drinking any alcohol regularly is risky’

LONDON, (AP): British health officials say that drinking any alcohol regularly increases the risk of cancer, in tough new guidelines

Nepal’s hospitals suffer under economic blockade

By David Caprara, KATHMANDU: At the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, patients sit in the lobby waiting to be treated. Many

Why some people can’t recognise faces

LONDON: The causes of congenital face blindness can be traced back to an early stage in the perceptual process, new

Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000: UNICEF

New York, (AFP): The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them

Rights Groups Say Nepal Children at Risk of Disease, Death

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP): A shortage of medicine, fuel and other supplies has put millions of Nepalese children in

Nepal faces medicine crisis amid ongoing protests

BIRGUNJ: Nepal has been facing medical crisis amid ongoing protest by the Madhesi community at the main crossing of India-Nepal

Ban alarmed by reports of destruction of medicines to Nepal

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he is “alarmed” over obstruction and destruction of medical supplies to Nepal

Medicines from India destroyed in Madhesi violence in Nepal

KATHMANDU, (FP): Indian-origin Madhesi protesters in Nepal on Friday torched an ambulance and a truck carrying medicines worth over Rs

BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences has initiated a telemedicine…

DHARAN:-BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIMS has initiated a telemedicine service to ensure health service access of people of

The swine flu virus has been spreading in Bara and…

KATHMANDU: H1N1 swine flu’s infection has been reported in the Bara and Ramechhap district. In the Narahi VDC of Bara

Dr KC ending his fast-unto-death strike with the 11 points…

KATHMANDU: The sixth hunger strike that Dr Govinda KC is staging demanding the formulation and implementation of policies to reform

Thapa asks govt to check irregularities in medical sector 

KATHMANDU: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal, Kamal Thapa, has accused the government of becoming a mute spectator over the

Parliamentary committee concerned on health status of Dr KC

KATHMANDU: A team headed by Chairman of Legislature-Parliament Committee on Social Justice and Human Rights Sushil Kumar Shrestha on Monday

Nepal’s top court orders suspension of surrogacy services

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Nepal's top court has ordered a halt to commercial surrogacy services in the Himalayan nation until it rules

Dr Govinda KC begins fast-unto-death for sixth time

KATHMANDU: Senior orthopaedic surgeon of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Dr Govinda KC, has launched a hunger strike for

Govt committee to implement Mathema Report: Health Minister

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has stated that some aspects of the report submitted by Kedar Bhakta Mathema -led

Doctors say teen’s HIV in check for 12 years without…

(AP): An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite

Bir Hospital, CNN differ on reported surgery after quake 

KATHMANDU, (AP): A Nepal hospital said Friday that CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta incorrectly reported that he operated on