Baylor College of Medicine

Here's how Alzheimer's disease can be possibly prevented

A new study has found out that consuming pills that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer`s disease.

Oct 23, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

Peanut butter can help keep extra kilos at bay

The researchers conclude that afterschool programs and schools can replace energy dense, unhealthy snacks with peanuts to provide a healthier alternative for children (researchers in the study ensured students did not suffer from nut allergies).

Mar 04, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Omega fatty acid diet could alleviate dry eye symptoms

Daily dietary supplementation with a unique combination of omega fatty acids for six months could improve optical irritation symptoms.

Jul 26, 2013, 13:18 PM IST

New jab could end misery of arthritis pain

Scientists have created a potent new gene therapy technique, which could bring hope to millions crippled by arthritis pain.

Mar 14, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

Gene therapy can help damaged hearts grow new blood vessels

A cocktail of three specific genes can reprogram cells in the scars caused by heart attacks into functioning muscle cells, and the addition of a gene that stimulates the growth of blood vessels enhances that effect, researchers say.

Jan 05, 2013, 19:01 PM IST