01 Dec 2015
Visakhapatnam: The modern anti-retoviral therapy (ART) has changed the course of treatment of HIV disease as the person diagnosed with the disease at an early age can live a normal lifespan, if the therapy is started promptly, a medical expert claimed today.
11 Dec 2015
Washington: Scientists have developed a tiny device to electronically stimulate tear production, which could help sufferers of dry eye syndrome, one of the most common eye diseases in the world.
17 Nov 2015
New York: Practicing yoga can improve quality of life of men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy, says a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
18 Dec 2015
Sydney: A diet high on fat but very low on carbohydrates which is generally favoured by body-builders may be effective in treating schizophrenia, new research has found.
18 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Global health officials have said that the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is rapidly spreading in the Americas and could infect up to 4 million people.
27 Oct 2015
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Western Railway to bear the medical expenses of a one-month old child who was found abandoned in a train at Virar Railway station two days back.
13 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Environment Ministry today joined hands with Japan for building of sewage collection and treatment infrastructure in Pune at the estimated cost of Rs 1,000 crore to be given as a loan by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed all the states and union territories (UTs) to compensate, rehabilitate and provide free treatment to the survivors of acid attacks in pursuance of guidelines issued by it earlier.
16 Apr 2015
New York: Individuals diagnosed with either depression or diabetes, or both, are at increased risk of dementia compared with people who have neither condition, says a new study.
05 Jan 2015
Sydney: An Australian university has been commissioned by the US-based National Institutes of Health to investigate aspirin's anti-dementia powers, local media reported on Monday.