PTI, Tuesday, 7th October 2014
Jerusalem: Nighttime is the right time for cancer to grow and spread in the body, according to a new study which suggests that administering certain treatments in time with the body's day-night cycle may boost their efficiency.
London: A large ancient virus that lied dormant in the Siberian permafrost for at least 30,000 years has sprung back to life after French scientists revived it in the laboratory. ... Read More >>
Chennai: While no data has been collected to figure out how many people are suffering from urinary incontinence in India, urologists in the city, while observing World Continence Week (20 to 26 June), say that it's very common and one of the most under-diagnosed disorders affecting all age groups. ... Read More >>
Chennai: Congenital hypothyroidism is one of the most common, preventable causes of mental retardation. Worldwide, congenital hypothyroidism affects one in 3,800 newborn babies on an average. Studies from Mumbai indicate it might be commoner in India, with the disease occurring in one in 2,640 neon... Read More >>
Chennai: Drug Controller General of India has given an approval to a city-based health care service provider to develop and manufacture tissues used for the treatment of unmet medical needs ... Read More >>
Mumbai, Oct 13: Medical experts have now linked arthritis - a disease of joints, with obesity as most patients severly affected by oste arthritis require knee replacement surgeries. Obesity occurs due to poor lifestyle, food habits and lack of physical exercise. ... Read More >>
Chennai: Autism. Beena Prithiveeraj first stumbled upon the word way back in 1998. "That was the year when my son, P Ahed, was diagnosed with the neuro-developmental disorder," the senior autism therapist recounts, in an interaction with 'News Today' on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day to... Read More >>