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Viewi offers low-cost glaucoma test at home

Sricharan R, Wednesday, 30th November 2016
Glaucoma is considered to be a major global cause for blindness, which is second to cataract. The new technology, called 'Viewi', offers a low-cost and user-friendly way of diagnosing and monitoring the condition.

Arthritis medicine can treat chikungunya: Doc

Kochi: Medicines for arthritis are very effective for treatment of chikungunya disease which is found to be rearing its head in various parts of India, a senior doctor has said. ... Read More >>

Weight loss may help prevent blood cancer

Washington: Excess weight may increase the risk that a benign blood disorder will progress into cancer, according to a new study which suggests that shedding extra pounds may prevent the deadly disease. ... Read More >>

Common bacteria protects against skin disease

London: Common bacteria on human skin secrete a protein which protects us from the reactive oxygen species thought to contribute to several skin diseases, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

PCOS disorder can be managed, says expert

Chennai: Shreeja, a college student, was 22 years old when she started experiencing irregular periods, gained weight steadily and observed excess growth of facial hair. Now 26 and married, she started having problems with conceiving. Realising that there might be a link with all the symptoms that ... Read More >>

Possible cause of preterm births found: Study

Washington: Scientists have found that small calcium deposits in foetal membranes lead to a mother's water breaking early - solving the mystery behind why some babies are born prematurely. ... Read More >>

Good cholesterol not necessarily good

Toronto: Raising 'good cholesterol' levels may not be as effective as lowering 'bad cholesterol' for reducing the risk of developing heart disease, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Smartphones at bedtime will affect kid's sleep

London: Parents, take note! Kids who use smartphones or tablets at bedtime may be at over twice the risk of having inadequate sleep, which may lead to various health issues such as obesity and poor diet, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Ayurveda dengue drug nearing completion

New Delhi: Clinical trials for Ayurveda-based drug for dengue, jointly being carried out by the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Ministry of AYUSH, are in the "advanced stages" and presently its clinical safety and efficacy is being tested, senior officials said. ... Read More >>

New portable smartphone lab can detect cancer

Washington: Scientists have developed a new low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker with 99 per cent accuracy, producing lab quality results. ... Read More >>

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