23 Oct 2014
London: Possessing a good vocabulary could shield you from incipient dementia when age catches up with you, a study has found.
11 Sep 2014
Washington: People with the least common blood type ‘AB’, are more likely to develop thinking and memory problems that can lead to dementia in later years than people with other blood types, says a study.
26 Nov 2014
Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for a better economy in SAARC, expressing concern that under 5 percent of the region's global trade takes place between its eight member countries. Modi also promised that India will provide immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant for treatment in the country.
24 Oct 2014
London: A shortened four months treatment for tuberculosis may not be a successful alternative to the current six-month standard treatment, scientists have found.
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.
05 Dec 2014
Male/New Delhi: With the Maldivian capital facing an acute water crisis after a fire in the city's water treatment plant, India on Friday sent an IAF transport aircraft and naval vessels carrying a large consignment of water to meet the immediate requirement of over 100,000 people.
09 Dec 2014
Indore: In a big relief to patients here, the district administration on Tuesday issued a prohibitory order under which an ailing person cannot be forced to buy medicines or other equipment from a particular shop and cannot be compelled to undergo medical tests at some specific centre.
06 Jan 2012
Want to stave off dementia? All you need to do is to keep your heart healthy, says a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
22 Sep 2014
Toronto: A simple test that combines thinking and movement, in people, can help detect heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease even before there are any telltale behavioural signs of dementia, a study shows.
04 Oct 2014
Washington: A study has questioned the accepted wisdom that aggressive treatment with high-drug dosages over long duration is the best way to stem the emergence and spread of resistant pathogens.