6 tips to stay healthy this monsoon

From times immemorial monsoon has been a time of poetic imagination and joy. It is has been considered the harbinger of life when the...
Nipah virus

How Nipah Virus infection is different from swine flu, bird flu

New Delhi (IANS) With the return of the Nipah infection in Kerala, the need for awareness about zoonotic diseases has increased, especially in view of...

Mosquitoes carrying malaria eliminated in laboratory

A research team from the Imperial College, London was successful in crashing caged populations of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae in only 7-11...
Hospital

Manipal Hospitals to buy Medanta for Rs 5,800 cr

Manipal Hospitals is set to acquire Medanta for Rs 5,800 crore, as reported by the Economic Times. Medanta's promotors cardiac surgeon Naresh Trehan, his family...

Radiation from CT scans may increase risk of brain cancer

CT scans, which are generally used for the purpose of medical imaging, may lead to increase in the risk of developing brain tumors, claims...

Improved diabetes drug has better side-effect tolerance

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Syracuse University have developed a new drug for Type 2 diabetes by modifying the key ingredient in...
Huntington's disease

This smartphone app can spot rare Huntington’s disease

London, May 22 (IANS) A team of researchers has created a smartphone application which helps recognise early symptoms of a rare Huntington's disease. Designed in cooperation...

Women with sleep apnea at greater cancer risk

London, May 21 (IANS) Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers. Common...
google ai

Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help prediction of lung cancer

San Francisco, May 21 (IANS) A team of Google researchers has used a deep-learning algorithm to detect lung cancer accurately from computed scans. The work demonstrates...
Dental care

Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study

New York, May 20 (IANS) Oral health care not only helps drug abuse patients recover physically but also improves their quality of life, suggests a...