Chemotherapy equipment dangerous: Study

The anti-bacterial silver coating used in chemotherapy catheters actually breaks down the drugs and thus reduces the efficacy of the treatment, a study says.

Jul 11, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Gulzar's "Lakeerein" gets theatrical treatment on Delhi stage

 Eminent poet-lyricist Gulzar's collection of stories and poems "Lakeerein", encircling the journey of last 60 years of Indo-Pak relations, was brought to life on stage for the first time in the form of a play.

Jun 29, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Fruits may help turn excess white fat into obesity-fighter

A new study has revealed that berries, grapes and other fruits convert excess white fat into calorie-burning "beige" fat, providing new strategies for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

Jun 19, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Patients returning to same hospital more likely to survive

Patients with complications after major surgery are 26 percent more likely to survive if they return to the hospital where they had their operation compared to those admitted to a different hospital, shows a study.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Vaginal cancer linked to decreased sexual activity

Women diagnosed with gynecologic cancers may experience reduced sexual activity after treatment, says a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.

May 31, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Migraine surgery found effective among teens

Migraine surgery is effective among selected adolescent patients that don't respond to standard treatment, a recent study shows.

May 30, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Cannabis pills falls short in curing Dementia's behavioral symptoms

Medical marijuana pills may not be able to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and wandering, claims a new study.

May 14, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Diagnosing illness online can have adverse effects on your health

A new study has revealed that search engines provide irrelevant information that usually lead to incorrect self-diagnosis and treatment, and apparently people delay visiting doctor that worsens the condition.

May 11, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Rehabilitation of leprosy-affected people a challenge: NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday said the rehabilitation of leprosy-affected people remains a cause of concern in the country.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Ireland Baldwin checks into rehab for emotional trauma treatment

 Ireland Baldwin has checked-in to a rehab for treatment of emotional trauma, it has been revealed.

Apr 14, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

'Robotics to play greater role in cancer treatment'

Rapid advances in robot-assisted surgery are offering new options for cancer patients and in the coming years robotics would have a greater role in tackling the challenge, an Indian expert has said.

Apr 08, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Ultrasound tech may help treat common foot condition

A new ultrasound technique may prove to be a quick and minimally invasive treatment for a common and painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis, a latest study, led by an Indian-American scientist, has found.

Apr 03, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Experts urge govt to implement TB treatment regimes

Ahead of World Tuberculosis Day, health experts rued the government's delay in implementing the daily fixed-dose treatment of tuberculosis despite making policy changes in this regard, and urged it to swiftly implement revised TB treatment regimes.

Mar 21, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

MS Dhoni's ex-coach receives monetary assistance for treatment

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday announced Rupees one lakh for the treatment of ailing Chanchal Bhattacharya, who is a former coach of India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Mar 19, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Actress Sonam Kapoor taken to Mumbai for swine flu treatment

 Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has been tested positive for swine flu, was today flown to Mumbai by an air-ambulance from a private hospital here.

Mar 01, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Plea in HC for free treatment to genetic disorder patient

A plea was filed on Thursday in the Delhi High Court by a street vendor seeking directions for free treatment to his two-year-old son, suffering from Gaucher's disease, a genetic disorder.

Feb 27, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

Cricket World Cup: Double blow for West Indies` Darren Bravo

West Indies batsman Darren Bravo suffered a painful time in Saturday`s World Cup clash against Pakistan, getting hit on the head before being forced off with a hamstring strain.

Feb 21, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

Pakistan releases Rs 45 mn for treatment of Peshawar attack survivors

Pakistan on Friday released Rs 45 million for the treatment of thirty injured students of an army-run school here which was the scene of a ghastly Taliban attack in December that killed 150 people, mostly students.

Feb 20, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Multispeciality clinic for key and focused ailments in Ayurveda

Arya Vaidya Pharmacy here will start its Multispeciality clinic, to provide focused treament for specific ailments, from February 1.

Jan 30, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Jordan coach Ray Wilkins hopping mad over doping fiasco

Jordan coach Ray Wilkins blasted Asian Cup organisers on Thursday after a botched doping test made one of his players sick, potentially ruling him out of the tournament.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:12 PM IST