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Brain injury in teenagers may up Alzheimer's risk: Lancet

Brain injury in teenagers may up Alzheimer's risk: Lancet

Sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBT) in your 20s may increase the risk of developing dementia including Alzheimer's in your 50s by 60 per cent, a review of nearly three million patients has

Apr 11, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
World Parkinson's Disease Day 2018: Don't ignore these early signs

World Parkinson's Disease Day 2018: Don't ignore these early signs

On April 11, every year, World Parkinson’s Day is observed across the globe to increase public awareness about the disease. 

Apr 11, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
World's hottest chilli pepper gives US man severe 'thunderclap' headaches

World's hottest chilli pepper gives US man severe 'thunderclap' headaches

Eating the world's hottest chilli pepper caused a young man in the US to suffer from excruciatingly painful 'thunderclap' headaches for several days, doctors including those of Indian origin have

Apr 11, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
Scientist who created Dolly the sheep diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Scientist who created Dolly the sheep diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Scientist, Professor Sir Ian Wilmut from Edinburgh, who created Dolly, the sheep in an effort to tackle Parkinson's disease has now been diagnosed with the condition. 

Apr 11, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
Meet 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka, the world's oldest man from Japan

Meet 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka, the world's oldest man from Japan

A 112-year-old man from Japan's Hokkaido, Masazo Nonaka has been certified as world's oldest man by Guinness World Records on Tuesday. 

Apr 11, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
ALS, rare dementia share genetic link: Study

ALS, rare dementia share genetic link: Study

Researchers have identified genetic links between a fatal neuromuscular disorder and a rare form of dementia that may help in potential treatment for both disorders.

Apr 11, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Beware! Canned foods may harm your digestive system

Beware! Canned foods may harm your digestive system

Do you like canned foods such as corn, tuna, asparagus or chicken? If yes, then think twice before consuming it. A team of researchers have warned that the canned foods may contain zinc oxide that

Apr 11, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
Anti-epileptic drugs may up Alzheimer's, dementia risk

Anti-epileptic drugs may up Alzheimer's, dementia risk

Anti-epileptic drugs are the main type of treatment for most people with epilepsy that aims to stop seizures from happening. 

Apr 10, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Doctors remove fibroid weighing 2.75 kg from 36-year-old woman's uterus

Doctors remove fibroid weighing 2.75 kg from 36-year-old woman's uterus

A team of doctors have successfully removed a fibroid weighing 2.75 kg from the uterus of a 36-year-old woman at a civic-run hospital in Mumbai.

Apr 10, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Acne woes? Follow these simple tips to keep pimples at bay

Acne woes? Follow these simple tips to keep pimples at bay

Acne, or simply known as pimples, is a common skin problem that occurs when oil and dead skin cells clog up your pores. 

Apr 10, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

A team of researchers have developed a novel sticky patch which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin. The patch will end the frequent use of painful finger-prick

Apr 10, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi shares animated video of him doing 'Padahastasana' – Watch

PM Narendra Modi shares animated video of him doing 'Padahastasana' – Watch

Urging the nation to make yoga an essential part of their lives to remain stress-free, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared some information about 'Padahastasana' by releasing an animated

Apr 10, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
FSSAI launches initiative to address Vitamin D deficiency

FSSAI launches initiative to address Vitamin D deficiency

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Monday launched 'Project Dhoop', an initiative aimed at shifting the school assembly time to noon to ensure maximum absorption of Vitamin

Apr 10, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

In ray of hope for doctors to identify the tumour normalising period for effective timing of anti-cancer drug treatment, a team of researchers have discovered a new biomarker that can visualise the

Apr 10, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
This new method can fix damaged ear and treat hearing loss

This new method can fix damaged ear and treat hearing loss

The study conducted by researchers at University of Southern California (USC) in the US demonstrates a novel way for a drug to zero in on damaged nerves and cells deep inside the ear.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
Daily exercise may help people with heart disease in family

Daily exercise may help people with heart disease in family

When heart disease runs in the family, more physical activity may be the best defence, say researchers. According to the findings reported in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation,

Apr 10, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Want to slow down ageing? Include these foods in your diet

Want to slow down ageing? Include these foods in your diet

Ageing is a natural process and we must embrace it gracefully.

Apr 09, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
No high death risk for breast cancer patients from heart ailments: Study

No high death risk for breast cancer patients from heart ailments: Study

Contrary to earlier findings, German researchers have concluded that there is no higher risk of death from heart disease in breast cancer patients following radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Apr 09, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
Here's how you can keep your kidney healthy

Here's how you can keep your kidney healthy

Kidney is a vital organ of our body and keeping them in good shape is extremely essential. 

Apr 09, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

A group of researchers at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has found out that quitting Facebook makes the user de-stressed.

Apr 09, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

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