17 Nov 2015
Seoul: Researchers have found a way to prevent abnormal assembly of a brain protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease by using blue LED lights and photosensitisers, substances that sensitise an organism, cell, or tissue to light. The technique to suppress build up of beta-amyloid plaques which are known to cause Alzheimer's disease was tested on fruit flies.
23 Sep 2015
New York: People undergoing treatment for drugs and alcohol addiction around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of people who are not being treated for addiction, finds a 20-country study.
15 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi have moved the Delhi High Court yesterday objecting to a 'different treatment' being accorded to a challenge filed by them in the national herald case.
06 Dec 2013
London: The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to treble and reach 135 million by 2050, according to a new analysis.
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.
17 Oct 2015
New York: The mosquito-borne parasite that causes malaria also produces a protein that could help stop cancer, new research has found.
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.
26 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Bid adieu to dry skin during the pre-winter season by opting for creamy products and oiling your body right, says an expert. A beauty expert has shared some pre-winter beauty tips for making your skin look and feel soft.
20 Mar 2015
Wellington: Deadly stomach and breast cancers that are genetically inherited could be treated or even prevented with existing drugs identified by New Zealand cancer researchers.