AIIMS to provide shelter to patients, relatives in winter

With the slump in the temperature and cold winds sweeping across the national capital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has geared up to provide night shelters to the patients and their relatives who fail to get a bed and have to camp outside the premiere institution.

ISL: Injury forces Ljungberg to forego future Mumbai City FC games
ISL: Injury forces Ljungberg to forego future Mumbai City FC games

Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced that an injury has forced its marquee player Freddie Ljungberg to miss the team's remaining matches in the inaugural season of Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament. 

Woman dies due to lack of treatment in UP

A 35-year-old woman died allegedly due to lack of treatment in the district hospital here following which the administration has sought clarification from the doctor who was on duty and did not attend her.

Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction
Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction

Controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for alcohol and drug addiction.

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.