New York, April 27 (IANS) A newly developed video-based app that substitutes for a daily in-person visit by a health care worker required for tuberculosis (TB) treatment may be cheap, effective as well as improve privacy concerns for TB patients, researchers suggest.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have identified 44 genomic variants that have a significant association with depression, an advance that can be used for improving antidepressant medications.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Resident doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday evening went on an indefinite strike demanding immediate removal of a faculty member who allegedly slapped a resident doctor.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday said it has become the country's first hospital to set up Virtual Bronchoscopy Navigation (VBN), an advanced facility for diagnosis and treatment of patients with small tumour-like spots in the lungs, which can be cancerous.
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) Omnicare Drugs India Pvt Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of the UAE's largest pharmaceutical manufacturer Neopharma LLC, and ASKA Pharmaceuticals Co, a top pharma brand in Japan, will jointly set up a manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam.
New York, April 26 (IANS) Researchers have developed new drug-filled 3-D printed dentures that can help combat the frequent fungal infections which cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Akshaya Patra, which runs the world's largest mid-day meal scheme across India, has stepped in with food relief for the victims of a devastating fire in Mansarovar Park, Shahadra.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved two agreements between India and African island nation Sao Tome and Principe to cooperate in traditional medicine and medicinal plants.
New York, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that could lead to faster, accurate and lower-cost results for fast-moving viral and bacterial epidemics, especially in rural or lower-resource areas.
New York, April 24 (IANS) In a first, doctors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US have successfully transplanted a penis and scrotum on a war veteran who had suffered injuries while deployed in Afghanistan.
New York, April 24 (IANS) If you smoke marijuana even during your pregnancy, your baby could be at high risk of being born with a low birth weight, a study has warned.
New York, April 24 (IANS) A new technique that delivers high doses of radiation to tumours while sparing the surrounding normal tissue shows promise as a curative treatment option for patients with early-stage liver cancer, according to researchers.
London, April 24 (IANS) Even low concentrations of antibiotics can cause resistance to develop in bacteria, a global and growing problem in health care.
Canberra, April 24 (IANS) A 12-year-old Australian boy travelled alone to Indonesia's Bali after he had a row with his parents when they cancelled a holiday to the tourist island, BBC news reported on Tuesday.
Taipei, April 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests.