Medication poisoning more common in rural areas

Children younger than five who live in poor, rural areas are at a greater risk of serious medication poisoning, warns a new study.

Health, medication should not be linked to religion: Amitabh Bachchan

Health, medication should not be linked to religion: Amitabh Bachchan

Bachchan said the success of the polio campaign inspired him to take up the cause of TB eradication.

Artificial intelligence could improve breast cancer treatment

 Using artificial intelligence, researchers have found a way to predict with over 70 percent accuracy a patient's response to two common chemotherapy medications used to treat breast cancer.

Diabetic? Here's how to travel safe

 Planning for a vacation? Try including diabetes needs in travel plans to be safe than sorry.

Diabetes drugs may increase risk of heart failure

A new study has examined that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients.

Why medication fails to address mood disorders

The majority of people with mood and anxiety disorders who receive the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants -- called SSRIs -- are not helped by these medications.

Bal Thackeray was on medication since 2007: Doctor tells HC

Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was on medication, including steroids, for lung and heart ailments since November-December 2007, said Dr Jaleel Parkar, who treated him, before the Bombay High Court on Friday.

Brooke Shields grateful for Tom Cruise's 'genuine' apology

Brooke Shields grateful for Tom Cruise's 'genuine' apology

Model-turned-actress Brooke Shields opens up about her reconciliation with Tom Cruise, calling the actor's apology "genuine" after he slammed her for using medication to treat postpartum depression.

Why medication only works when taken on time

A new study has suggested that one should take the prescribed medication at the right time of day or it might not work as different drugs work at different times on human body clocks.

Parkinson`s boosts creativity: Study

If you are in a creative profession, Parkinson`s may be a blessing in disguise as researchers have found that patients of the nerve cells disease in the area of brain are more creative than their healthy peers.

New regime for treatment of Graves` Eye Disease

No surgery or medication is required to treat Graves Eye Disease.
Graves` eye disease, also known as Graves` ophthalmopathy, could be present in about half of people who have Graves` disease.

Study denies ADHD`s drug link with increased suicidal behaviour

A new study has revealed that ADHD`s drug therapy is not the reason behind increased risk of suicide attempts or suicide.

Katy Perry controls anxiety with medicines

Singer Katy Perry says she consumes Beta blockers - a drug that treats migraine, high blood pressure and anxiety - every time before going on stage to perform.

`E-ciggy users 60% likelier to kick the butt`

Researchers have said that people attempting to quit smoking without professional help are approximately 60 per cent more likely to report succeeding if they use e-cigarettes than if they use willpower alone or over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies such as patches or gum.

Tiny scanner that checks your fruit`s nutritional value

What if you can get the nutritional value of an apple or a watermelon by just scanning it with a hand-held device?

Now, smart pill bottle that help you take your medicines on time

A New York-based company has created a smart pill bottle that has a built-in cell phone technology, which alerts you to take your medication on time.

Antidepressants and breastfeeding can mix: Study

Women on antidepressants are more successful at breastfeeding their babies if they keep taking the medication, a new study has found.

Wenger blames `unidentified medical products` for injuries suffered by Arsenal players

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly blamed unidentified medical products for a series of injuries, which his squad has suffered as they chase a top four slot in the Premier League.

Meet the man who lost 120 lbs without surgery or medication

A man from the US, who weighed over 300 pounds, lost 120 lbs without undergoing any surgery or medication.

Wider ADHD definition risks unnecessary medication, say experts

A wider definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is causing inappropriate diagnosis and unnecessary and possibly harmful medical treatment costing up to $500 million in the United States alone, scientists said on Wednesday.