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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.

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.

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.

Jaundice: Symptoms, treatment, prevention tips!

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

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.

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.

Dalai Lama returns to Dharamsala after treatment

Hundreds of Tibetan and non-Tibetan devotees offered warm welcome to the Dalai Lama with flowers and traditional Tibetan scarves.

Soldier buried under avalanche found alive at Siachen glacier

One of the ten army soldiers buried alive under an avalanche in Siachen glacier area of Ladakh region has been rescued alive, the rest are confirmed dead. The survivor, Hanumanthappa is in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment in a hospital in Delhi.

SC asks states, UTs to give free treatment to Acid attacks' victims

SC asks states, UTs to give free treatment to Acid attacks' victims

The court asked the Bihar government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the victim, besides providing her free treatment including reconstruction surgery.

Advanced kidney disease may make you poor

Advanced chronic kidney disease are the significant predictors of falling into poverty, as are the black ethnicity, low educational attainment, single adult household and low income, according to a recent study.

Blood pressure meds can't undo all damage

As per a recent study, treating out-of-control blood pressure with antihypertensive medication can greatly reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure, but the current approach to treatment can't undo all of the previous damage or restore cardiovascular disease risk to ideal levels.

Two injured in Udhampur truck attack flown to Delhi for treatment

Two men who sustained serious burn injuries when a mob set ablaze a Kashmir Valley-bound truck in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur town were on Saturday airlifted to New Delhi for treatment, officials said.

Jharkhand: Father carries raped minor daughter 4 km daily for treatment; HC takes suo motu cognizance

The Jharkhand High Court on Saturday took suo motu cognizance of a newspaper report and directed the state to give an assistance of Rs one lakh and facilitate better treatment to a minor rape victim whose father has to carry her physically to the nearest health centre for treatment.

Kochi hospital brings open fetal surgery to India

Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has unveiled a centre for open fetal surgery - the first in Asia for treating complex and rare fetal conditions.

How traumatic memories get hidden in brain

Scientists have discovered the mechanism in our brain that makes stressful or fear-related memories inaccessible.

Try VAAFT, a painless treatment for anal fistula

People suffering from anal fistula now have a new treatment at their service that enables them to undergo the surgical procedure painlessly, with an assurance of fast recovery and less chances of re-occurrence.

New potential treatments may soon help people with cognitive diseases

New findings by medical researchers have revealed potential new treatments which could help people with cognitive diseases.

New plan to boost early diagnose of cancer will be `cost-cutting`

Scientists have come up with a new strategy to increase early diagnosis of cancer that not only save many lives but also cut the cost of treatment.

This gel may treat blood cancer that affects skin

An investigational topical gel effectively treats patients with a rare type of blood cancer that affects the skin.

HIV grows 'silently' despite treatment

 Casting doubts on finding a cure for HIV anytime soon, British researchers have found that the virus can grow 'silently' in patients who are thought to be responding well to treatment.