17 Apr 2014
Melbourne: Australian scientists claim to have developed a new trial vaccine that offers the most promising treatment for Melanoma that has spread, with increased patient survival rates and improved ability to stop or reverse the cancer.
05 Oct 2011
A new study has shown that people with frontotemporal dementia, one of the most common forms of the condition, are more likely to lose the ability to recognise negative emotions, such as anger, fear and disgust, than positive emotions such as happiness.
04 Dec 2013
Toronto: Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to new research.
16 May 2014
New York: Researchers have developed a new technology that could bring photodynamic therapy (PDT), which uses lasers to activate special drugs to treat easily accessible tumous such as oral and skin cancer, into areas of the body which were previously inaccessible.
09 Jun 2014
Toronto: A tiny molecule may provide a marker for depression and help detect individuals who are likely to respond to antidepressant treatment, a new study has found.
09 Jun 2014
New Delhi: To help channelize more funds for long-term investment purposes, capital market regulator SEBI has suggested to the government that it allow all PSUs to park their surplus cash in mutual funds, and has sought a uniform tax treatment for all pension funds.
09 Apr 2014
London: Drinking green tea may not only improve your physical health, but also boost your brain power, a new study has suggested.
07 Jun 2014
Washington: What could alter the entire treatment process for glaucoma, one of the world’s leading causes of irreversible blindness.
28 May 2014
New Delhi: Dismissing a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to define its policy on medical treatment given to poor children at a government hospital here, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it cannot act on ‘half- baked’ petitions.
30 Apr 2014
Rome: Italy's Silvio Berlusconi will begin community service on May 9 and work with Alzheimer's patients, the director of the centre where he will serve his tax fraud punishment said on Wednesday.