02 Oct 2014
Sydney: Among patients older than 50 years with moderate to severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture does not improve discomfort any more than 'sham' acupuncture, says a new study.
13 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) on Thursday launched a new service which will alert parents about the immunisation schedule of their children through a text message on their mobile.
16 Oct 2014
Beijing: Discarded cigarette ash can provide a simple, low-cost method to remove arsenic, a well-known poison, from drinking water, scientists have found.
13 Sep 2014
New York: For those suffering from migraine attacks, daily meditation might be a good idea for instant relief. During a small study, researchers assessed the safety, feasibility and effects of a standardized meditation and yoga intervention called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in adults with migraines.
28 Sep 2014
New York: Fingerprints of infants and toddlers have the potential to accurately record immunisations and improve vaccination coverage, especially in developing countries, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
04 Aug 2014
Washington: If you are suffering from chronic pain, it may affect the brain in such a way that it decreases your motivation level even after popping painkillers, says a study.
28 Jul 2014
London: Suffering from chest pain? Do not take it lightly for indigestion or gas pain. Better get an electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood test done to rule out the worst and avoid hospitalisation.
14 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said all assistance will be provided to the state health authorities to tackle any possible epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating floods.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A new study suggests that Aspirin dual effect in acting in pain. The drug is quite effective not only in preventing inflammation and pain, but also in hastening the end of inflammation and promotes recovery.