Delamanid – New drug to fight multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) soon in UP

Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh may soon get a new drug to fight the multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB). The new anti-TB drug, with delamanid...
High calorie diet

High calorie diet causes brain health to deteriorate faster: Study

Sydney, June 13 (IANS) The unhealthy habits of modern-day living with a diet high in calories may cause brain health to deteriorate faster, according to...

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...

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...