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.

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.

Meds, lifestyle change more effective than stroke prevention surgery

A new study has claimed that medication and lifestyle changes are much safer and effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting.

Now, smart pill cap that will make forgetting to take medication history

Researchers have developed a smart pill cap that is going to make forgetting forgettable, by helping patients remember to take their medications on time.

Treatment of hypothyroidism not linked to weight loss

A new study has found that effective treatment with levothyroxine (LT4) to restore normal thyroid hormone levels is not associated with clinically significant weight loss in most people.

Newly created material could help in knee cartilage treatment

Researchers have created a material that can be used for the controlled release of a substance when it`s subjected to cyclic mechanical loading.

Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don`t take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review.

ADHD diagnoses among schoolkids rise by 53pc in past decade

About 6.4 million children have received diagnosis for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at some point — an increase of 16 percent since 2007 and 53 percent in the past decade — according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Treating social anxiety disorder isn’t about overcoming shyness

A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has explored the variances between normal shyness and social anxiety disorder.

Bed-wetting `treatable with medication`

Bedwetting if not treated timely can lead to the prevalence of the disease amongst adults.

Why you should avoid alcohol while taking certain medicines

Scientists have reported yet another reason, besides possible liver damage, stomach bleeding and other side effects, to avoid drinking alcohol while taking certain medicines.

Medication helps some with mild depression

People with mild depression may benefit from taking antidepressants.