Autoinflammatory diseases treatment comes closer to reality

Researchers have discovered a new signalling pathway in sterile inflammation that could impact the treatment of diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Feb 04, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Adhering to medicine key for heart attack survivors

For heart attack survivors, sticking to prescribed medication is critical to avoid another heart attack.

Jan 14, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Ferreira says he will appear before Mumbai police soon

Former World Billiards Champion Michael Ferreira on Wednesday said he would appear before the Mumbai police in connection with the alleged Rs. 425 crore QNet scam as soon as "I am able" to after his ongoing treatment in a Kuala Lumpur hospital.

Jan 08, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

People more likely to quit smoking when celebs promote cancer screening

While the start of a new year looks like a promising way to start off on a clean slate by quitting bad habits, it may not be as much of a powerful motivator as the motivation of a celebrity.

Dec 12, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

New stem cell breakthrough brings gastrointestinal disorders cure closer to reality

Researches have successfully grown extensive numbers of intestinal stem cells and then coax them to develop into different types of mature intestinal cells.

Dec 04, 2013, 13:03 PM IST

Drinking milk can cause complications in kidney patients

Patients undergoing dialysis need to be extremely careful with the kind of food they eat.

Nov 20, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

New effort launched to personalize medicine in heart treatment

Cardiologists are taking aim at treating and preventing heart disease, the world`s No. 1 killer, with a more personalized approach under a new research collaboration.

Nov 18, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

747 new leprosy cases in NE region, Centre worried

The Centre has expressed concern at re-emergence of leprosy cases in certain pockets of the eighth North Eastern states which have reported 747 new cases.

Nov 08, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

How anxiety disorders treatment helps overcome fear

During exposure therapy, an effective and common treatment for anxiety disorders, the patient confronts a fear or memory of a traumatic event in a safe environment that leads to a gradual loss of fear.

Nov 03, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

Gradual heart attack pain means bigger treatment delay

Sudden tightness in your chest? Shooting pain down your left arm? Everyone knows that could be a heart attack. But what if symptoms aren`t so sudden?

Oct 31, 2013, 00:33 AM IST

New, cheaper dialysis system expected by 2016

A private hospital Wednesday announced that it would be able to produce a new and cheaper method of haemodialysis in India to help chronic kidney patients.

Oct 10, 2013, 00:50 AM IST

Jab that can revolutionise breast cancer cure gets green light from NHS

An injection that could revolutionise breast cancer treatment has been granted a licence for use in Britain.

Sep 24, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

Plea to check dengue: HC asks petitioner to approach govt

With dengue cases rising alarmingly, a plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a slew of directions to authorities including to ensure that there are adequate hospital beds for patients and to bear all treatment expenses.

Sep 20, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

Sonia did not require any definitive treatment: AIIMS

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who felt some degree of uneasiness and was admitted to AIIMS last night, did not require any "definitive treatment", the hospital said on Tuesday.

Aug 27, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

Haryana govt to provide free treatment for Hepatitis-C for SCs

Haryana government will provide free of cost treatment for Hepatitis-C to patients belonging to Scheduled Castes and BPL categories in districts of Fatehabad, Jind and Kaithal.

Jun 18, 2013, 17:10 PM IST

Nelson Mandela in hospital `prison`: Bodyguard

One of Nelson Mandela`s bodyguards has accused the medical team treating him in a Pretoria hospital of putting the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon in a virtual prison.

Jun 15, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

Nelson Mandela recovering well in hospital, says grandson

Former South African president Nelson Mandela who has spent eight days in the hospital to receive treatment for a recurring lung infection, is recovering well, his grandson informed, according to BBC.

Jun 15, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

Won`t eat till Sarabjit is shifted to India: Sister

Sarabjit Singh`s sister said she will fast from on Wednesday till his brother, who is battling for life after a brutal assault in a Pakistani jail, is shifted to India or abroad for better treatment.

May 01, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

UK concerned over treatment of suspects in UAE

The British government says it has expressed concern to United Arab Emirates authorities over allegations that three Britons held in Dubai on drug charges were abused.

Apr 28, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

Common cold: Symptoms, treatment and prevention

Symptoms of the common cold are low-grade fever, sneezing , watery eyes, runny nose, stuffy nose, body aches, headache, fatigue, sore throat, and cough.

Apr 24, 2013, 19:01 PM IST