16 Nov 2015
Washington: The revolutionary programmable electronic glasses can help improve vision in children just as well as the more traditional treatment using eye patches, a new study on 'lazy eye' disease has found.
10 Feb 2015
London: Researchers have identified a new biomarker that could predict the risk of developing dementia by a simple blood test. A low level of the biomarker apolipoprotein E in our blood increases the risk of developing dementia in the future, the findings of the study involving 76,000 people showed.
04 Apr 2016
New York: Obese people struggling with weight loss can now opt for safe, minimally invasive, non-surgical weight-loss treatments, finds a new study.
07 Sep 2016
Pallekele: In what could be termed as 'bull in a china shop', the explosive Australian opener Glenn Maxwell blasted a fiery century to help Australia score a world record 263 against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Tuesday.
13 Jan 2015
Washington: A nasal spray that contains a man-made form of insulin may improve working memory and other mental capabilities in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's, scientists have found.
23 Oct 2015
Karachi: PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan yesterday sent a letter to his Indian counterpart expressing disappointment at the treatment meted out to his delegation, which visited Mumbai this week for talks over the possibility of an Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series in December.
09 Apr 2014
London: Take up regular aerobic exercise to slow down the advance of dementia and other signs of cognitive decline, a study suggests.
30 Aug 2016
Kanpur: A man has alleged that his 12-year-old son died due to negligence of the doctors at JSVM Medical College here, a charge which the hospital authorities have refuted.
15 Oct 2014
London: Women who are shy and more sensitive to stress are more likely to develop Alzheimer disease, found a research.
30 Aug 2016
Washington: In a breakthrough, scientist have found that existing drug compounds-including one used to treat tapeworm infection-may both stop Zika virus from replicating in the body and from damaging the crucial foetal brain cells that lead to birth defects in newborns. One of the drugs is already on the market as a treatment for tapeworm, researchers said.