30 Oct 2014
New York: Sleep apnea may affect your ability to form new spatial memories such as remembering where you parked your car, a research found. This sleeping disorder results in disruption of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and impairs spatial memory in humans even when other sleep stages are intact, the findings showed.
27 Oct 2014
Toronto: Scientists have developed a new portable device that can correctly measure a patient's blood for the effects of methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, in less than a minute.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Nearly 40 IAS officers have been shifted to different departments as part of a mid-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.
28 Aug 2014
Mumbai: A new study by National Center for Atmospheric Research reveals that burning of trash has more adverse effect on public health than it was assumed.
17 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Homi Adjania’s Finding Fanny has collected around Rs 18 crore in the first four days of its release, while Vikram Bhatt’s Creature 3D has managed to rake in Rs 13 crore.
25 Aug 2014
Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it will ensure its Ebola-affected health workers in Sierra Leone receive the best care possible, including the option of medical evacuation to another care facility if necessary.
01 Aug 2014
London: Reducing alcohol's affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people, says a study.
16 Aug 2014
London: Adults smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, says a study.
14 Aug 2014
New York: In what could lead to better ways to prevent or even reverse the gum disease periodontitis and diabetes, researchers have found that bacteria inside your mouth drastically change how they act when you are sick.
25 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Bipasha Basu is all set to promote Vikram Bhatt’s film Creature 3D, but the actress apparently wants the film’s makers to take care of costs incurred for her styling, hair and makeup. What’s more, this cost is amounting to a whopping Rs 1 lakh per promotional appearance.