Treatment

Are expensive medicines making your condition worse? This is the Nocebo effect, says study

Are expensive medicines making your condition worse? This is the Nocebo effect, says study

 Researchers at University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany studied if price might also affect the strength of the nocebo effect.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
Dengue, chikungunya, malaria, flu – Here's your guide to tackle infections head-on!

Dengue, chikungunya, malaria, flu – Here's your guide to tackle infections head-on!

 Dengue, chikungunya, malaria, the flu – there are all sorts of possibilities. However, the good news is that they are very much preventable.

Sep 26, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
New drug could improve Parkinson's disease treatment

New drug could improve Parkinson's disease treatment

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease are commonly managed using selective dopamine receptor agonists. 

Aug 02, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

New cost effective vein-locating device launched

The device named Veineux was launched on Friday and is expected to make intravenous treatment easier and affordable for patients and hospitals.

Jul 29, 2017, 00:39 AM IST
Researchers reveal new insights into rare chronic pain condition

Researchers reveal new insights into rare chronic pain condition

The findings from researchers at the universities of Bath and Oxford (UK) suggest that a rare chronic pain condition might involve changes in the way that the brain processes visual information, which in turn could provide new insights into how to treat the condition.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Study says that existing meds may already treat infectious diseases

Study says that existing meds may already treat infectious diseases

According to researchers, currently available drugs for various conditions might be repurposed alone or in combination with other drugs to treat infectious diseases.

Jul 09, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Patients suffering from tuberculosis may soon have new treatment

Patients suffering from tuberculosis may soon have new treatment

Researchers of the Cornell University discovered a key metabolic mechanism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) bacteria which could lead to new drugs for treating tuberculosis.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Canadian woman's refusal to get her son treated by 'Pakistani doctors with brown teeth' at Mississauga clinic is extremely shocking

Canadian woman's refusal to get her son treated by 'Pakistani doctors with brown teeth' at Mississauga clinic is extremely shocking

Hitesh Bhardwaj, who was stunned after witnessing the shocking incident, recorded the whole scene while sitting in the waiting room waiting for his own appointment at Rapid Access to Medical Specialists clinic.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
PM Modi stresses on affordable treatment for all

PM Modi stresses on affordable treatment for all

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed on reducing dependence on other countries for getting medical equipment so as to make treatment affordable for people.

May 25, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

For the first time, scientists have developed a light-activated drug that has therapeutic applications for the treatment of pain.

Apr 12, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Govt approves National Health Policy that provides free treatment for all

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Mar 16, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Nano medicine society launched, will slash treatment cost

Nano medicine society launched, will slash treatment cost

ISNM is an initiative which will bring several Indian nano technology researchers together and use it for slashing high cost of medicines, provide customised treatment and improve diagnostics.

Nov 24, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Quitting alcohol easier than trying to control drinking

People who aim to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence, a new study suggests.

Sep 16, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Attention men! All you need to know about prostate cancer (Watch video)

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races and Hispanic origin populations.

Sep 15, 2016, 12:05 PM IST

Jaundice: Symptoms, treatment, prevention tips!

Bilirubin is a yellow compound found in bile and is responsible for the yellowing of the skin and sclerae.

Aug 09, 2016, 09:58 AM IST

Recently-developed 4D technology may aid treatment for lung ailment, reveals research

A team of Australian researchers have come up with a four-dimensional lung scanning technology that can transform treatment for respiratory problems.

Aug 07, 2016, 14:07 PM IST
Mahasweta Devi continues to be critical

Mahasweta Devi continues to be critical

Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi on Friday continued to be in a critical condition and on life support, said a doctor at the hospital where she has been undergoing treatment.

Jul 15, 2016, 12:08 PM IST