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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Dec 2015
Melbourne: Tooth decay can be stopped, reversed and prevented without the need for the traditional 'drill and fill' approach that has dominated dental care for decades, a new study has found.
08 Dec 2015
Bhopal: A state-run university here has claimed a major breakthrough in treatment of cancer after discovering molecules, inspired by the time-tested healing properties of turmeric, which it claims will 'revolutionize' the fight against the dreaded disease.
27 Nov 2015
London: There is good news for those who dread visiting the dentist. Researchers have found that cognitive behavioural therapy could help people overcome the fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated.
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.