New York doctor cured of Ebola: City officials

An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola has been cured of the potentially deadly virus and will be discharged on Tuesday, officials said.

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp to produce Ebola treatment for US Dept of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised an option with Canada`s Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp for the company to make 500 courses of its experimental treatment for Ebola, Tekmira said on Thursday.

Clinical trial sheds new light on BP management during stroke treatment

Through a new clinical trial, scientists have found the efficiency of standard procedure for managing blood pressure in stroke patients.

Proper treatment was given to inmate who died in 2012: Delhi HC told

A city government hospital has rejected the charge of medical negligence and told the Delhi High Court that proper treatment was given to a man who died in jail allegedly of sepsis in 2012 after being discharged.

Rob Kardashian `agrees to go to rehab`

Rob Kardashian has reportedly agree d to go for a rehab treatment to get over his substance abuse issues.

African migrants protest Israeli treatment

About 1,000 African migrants have marched out of an Israeli detention centre in protest at their treatment and are camped out by the border after Israel`s army prevented them from crossing into Egypt, migrant activists said today.

Spine function test to make back pain treatment easier

At some point of time every person suffers from back pain in their lives. To measure the functioning of the spine, researchers have developed a digital test.

US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl returns home for more treatment

Two weeks after being traded for five high-profile Taliban militants, US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is back on American soil.

Why most doctors wish to die `in peace`

Unlike what they actually practice - pursuing aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for terminally-ill patients - most physicians would like to forego it for themselves, a new study reveals.

Grant Hackett `proud` for having courage to seek treatment for drug addiction

Former Australian swimmer Grant Hackett has said that he feels proud that he had the courage to seek treatment for a sleeping pill addiction.

Biodegradable battery that dissolves inside the body

This is about a device that can monitor tissues or deliver treatments inside the body before being reabsorbed after use.

Woods `still uncertain` of playing at Masters despite `rest, treatment` for back spasms

World number one Tiger Woods has admitted that he is still uncertain whether he would be able to play in the Masters despite two weeks of rest and treatment for back spasms.

Immune cell therapy may revolutionize leukemia treatment

Researchers, who conducted study of patients with advanced leukemia, have found that 88% achieved complete remissions after being treated with genetically modified versions of their own immune cells.

Kids exposed to passive smoke respond less to asthma treatment

A new study has found that children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment.

Genetic function that could pave way for cancer therapies discovered

A team of researchers has discovered a genetic function that helps one of the most important "tumour suppressor" genes to do its job and prevent cancer.

Many challenges remain to treat childhood cancer

In a most comprehensive study to date, scientists have found that despite advances in the treatment of childhood cancer, there has been less progress made in understanding the causes and prevention of childhood and adolescent cancers.

Autoinflammatory diseases treatment comes closer to reality

Researchers have discovered a new signalling pathway in sterile inflammation that could impact the treatment of diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Adhering to medicine key for heart attack survivors

For heart attack survivors, sticking to prescribed medication is critical to avoid another heart attack.

Ferreira says he will appear before Mumbai police soon

Former World Billiards Champion Michael Ferreira on Wednesday said he would appear before the Mumbai police in connection with the alleged Rs. 425 crore QNet scam as soon as "I am able" to after his ongoing treatment in a Kuala Lumpur hospital.

People more likely to quit smoking when celebs promote cancer screening

While the start of a new year looks like a promising way to start off on a clean slate by quitting bad habits, it may not be as much of a powerful motivator as the motivation of a celebrity.