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.
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.
03 Feb 2016
Dubai: Stating that he was forced to retire from international cricket in order to get a NOC to play in the Masters Champions League, veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has warned that such shabby treatment by selectors is a worrying sign for future cricketers.
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.
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.
20 Mar 2015
Wellington: Deadly stomach and breast cancers that are genetically inherited could be treated or even prevented with existing drugs identified by New Zealand cancer researchers.
22 Jun 2016
Washington: In a surprise finding, scientists have discovered that benign brain tumours that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in people with high blood sugar.
10 Feb 2015
London: It can perhaps be called ageing with confidence, and no wonder you will if you can stay clear of the many ailments that usually accompany the onset of old age.
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.