27 Aug 2014
Washington: A tiny eye implant developed by Stanford researchers could pair with a smartphone to improve the way doctors’ measure and lower a patient's eye pressure to treat glaucoma.
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.
09 Jul 2014
London: British scientists have identified ten proteins in the blood which can predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, marking a significant step towards developing blood test for the disease, according to a scientific report published on Tuesday.
29 May 2014
Washington: People with high levels of cynical distrust may be more likely to develop dementia, according to a new study.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.
07 Jul 2014
London: A drug used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack treatment could result in improved outcomes compared to another drug which is in widespread use in high-income countries, and is around 400 times more expensive.
08 Aug 2014
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Kalikho Pul said on Friday that three persons have died of encephalitis in the state and 17 persons tested positive.
18 Aug 2014
Ghaziabad: Water supply to areas in Sahibabad and Noida will be affected in the coming days as the Pratap Vihar-based Gangajal Treatment Plant will be shut from Monday due to non-supply of water from Gang Nahar.
11 Jul 2014
London: It may smell of flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic but when used in the right dosage, hydrogen sulfide may offer health benefits in a range of diseases such as diabetes, heart attack and dementia.
02 Jul 2014
Beijing: Scientists have discovered the key gene behind severe malaria, a finding that may provide new strategies for the treatment and prevention of the deadly disease.