`Women seeking anti-ageing therapy to treat menopausal symptoms`

More US women are seeking hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-ageing clinicians, feeling that conventional doctors do not take their suffering seriously, according to a new study.

Parkinson`s disease leads to depression

A new study has suggested that depression is a common indication of Parkinson`s disease but it remains untreated for many patients.

Praying doesn`t necessarily sooth anxiety disorder symptoms

A new study has claimed that while praying eases a lot of problems, it doesn`t sooth symptom of anxiety-related disorders for everyone.

Too much twitter may drive you crazy

If you have a tendency to read and post tweets for several hours a day, watch out for psychiatric disorders.

Plague quarantine lifted from Chinese city

China has lifted a nine-day quarantine imposed on its north-western city of Yumen following the death of a resident from plague last week.

Litchi virus causing acute encephalitis syndrome?

A new study suggest that Bihar`s `shahi litchi`, famous for its unique flavour and taste, might have claimed the lives of over 70 children in the Muzaffarpur district of the state.

Hunt for MERS source should look beyond camels: Veterinary officials

Scientists lack proof that camels are the source of a deadly new virus that has killed 186 people in Saudi Arabia and should widen their hunt to other animals, veterinary experts meeting in Paris said.

75% seasonal, pandemic flu sufferers have no symptoms

Researchers have said that around 1 in 5 of the population were infected in both recent outbreaks of seasonal flu and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, but just 23 per cent of these infections caused symptoms.

Blood test might predict multiple sclerosis long before symptoms appear

A new study has revealed that an antibody found in the blood of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be present long before the onset of the disease and its symptoms.

Novel compound may help keep Parkinson`s symptoms at bay

Researchers have claimed to have developed a novel compound that appears to protect mice against developing movement problems associated with Parkinson`s disease (PD).

New malaria `blocking` drug raises hopes for new cures

In a major breakthrough against fighting malaria, researchers have discovered a new technique to halt the multiplying process of malaria parasites.

HIV: Risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a life threatening virus that cause Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans leading to failure of immune system.

New breakthrough jab set to ease pain of arthritis sufferers

Researchers have developed a new jab, which when injected once every two weeks into the body, can ease the crippling symptoms of arthritis.

Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan`s Swat valley

A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s north-western Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.

Schizophrenia symptoms eliminated in animal model

Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists have shown in mice models.

Swine flu: Symptoms and precautions

Closed and crowded spaces such as offices and air-conditioned homes aided the spread of swine flu, say doctors.

New compound reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have claimed that a small molecule called TFP5 rescues plaques and tangles by blocking an overactive brain signal.

Asthma: Know all about the chronic inflammatory disease

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways caused by environmental and genetic factors.

Doctors over-treat urine bacteria: study

Doctors prescribed antibiotics to one in three who had no symptoms and no evidence of a urinary tract infection.

Hay fever worse in spring than summer

Symptoms of hay fever such as a running nose, sneezing and itchy eyes are caused by an allergy to grass pollen.