07 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Ramdas Kamdam, Maharashtra's environment minister, on Friday said it would be mandatory for industrial units to set up effluent treatment plants.
09 May 2012
If you are overcome by a sense of hopelessness, especially during your mid or later life, it could be a sign that your are heading for dementia, the mental decline caused by Alzheimer's. "Prevalence and costs of AD (Alzheimer disease) and other dementia are projected to rise dramatically during the next 40 years unless a prevention or a cure can be found," write researchers from University of California, San Francisco.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 51 more lives raising the toll to 926 even as the number of those affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 16,000 mark on Wednesday.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday said that 841 persons have perished due to swine flu while the number of affected persons have breached the 14,500 mark even as it assured that no efforts will be spared for "effectively" dealing with the situation.
31 Jan 2015
Chennai: Ten labourers drowned to death in sludge on Saturday when an effluent treatment tank burst in Tamil Nadu's Ranipet town, officials said.
04 Feb 2015
London: In an important first step towards better diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia, researchers have found that there are eight different types of the brain disorder, and not a single type, as earlier thought.
11 Dec 2014
Washington: People who have sleep apnea or spend less time in deep sleep may be more likely to have changes in the brain that are associated with dementia, a new study has warned.
11 Dec 2014
New York: Having proper sleep every night may protect your brain from degeneration as researchers have found that people who have sleep apnea or spend less time in deep sleep are at increased risk of dementia.
22 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Swine flu claimed 31 more lives raising the number of dead to 774 and people affected by it inching closer to 13,000 even as the Government asked state drug controllers to ensure that chemist shops display prominently availability of medicines for its treatment.
30 Sep 2011
People suffering from dementia can heave a sigh of relief as neuroscientists in Australia have discovered a fundamental component of the process that regulates memory formation. Neuroscientists at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) of The University of Queensland discovered the component in the hippocampus – a part of the brain commonly associated with memory function.