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New drugs could prevent migraine attacks from occurring

New drugs could prevent migraine attacks from occurring

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:03

Researchers have developed drugs that are aimed at preventing migraine attacks from occurring, rather than stopping the attacks once they have started.

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 09:33

Early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic and biliary cancers is very challenging as development of breakthrough chemotherapy and target therapy is limited in such cases, say health experts.

New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 21:17

Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancers using X rays or other forms of electromagnetic rays that have the ability to destroy tissue by damaging the DNA of cells.

Laugh out loud to improve short-term memory

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:56

A new study has revealed that laughter can improve short-term memory and makes the brain work better in older adults.

Probiotics for infant colic `not effective in reducing symptoms`

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 14:24

Researchers have claimed that the use of the probiotic L reuteri for infant colic does not reduce crying or fussing in infants nor is it effective in improving infant sleep, functioning or quality of life.

Skin cancer incidence spike seven times in UK since 1970s

Skin cancer incidence spike seven times in UK since 1970s

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:09

The incidence of the most serious skin cancer in Britain has spiked seven times since the 1970s with experts warning against the continuing obsession with sporting a tan.

 `Chaperone` compounds could help treat Alzheimer`s

`Chaperone` compounds could help treat Alzheimer`s

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:13

Researchers have devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer`s disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

Source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer identified

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:07

Researchers have said that a single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer.

New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 17:13

New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria

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