Tokyo, April 29 (IANS) Aspirin, a medication used to treat pain, fever or inflammation, could significantly reduce the effects of obesity on cancer, suggests a study on mice.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The indefinite strike called by the resident doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) continued for the second day on Friday, partially affecting the healthcare services at the premier institute.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The government on Friday said it has planned to restrict manufacture of oxytocin formulations for domestic use to the public sector only and has banned its import to check wide misuse of the hormone, which is harmful to animals and humans.
London, April 27 (IANS) Senior officials of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) have condemned a decision by the British government to refuse visas to 100 Indian doctors.
London, April 27 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son Louis Arthur Charles, Kensington Palace said on Friday.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Chronic inflammation in middle age may be linked to an increased risk of frailty and overall poorer health decades later, a new study suggests.
Lima, April 27 (IANS) Archaeologists have found the remains of more than 140 children in Peru in what appears to have been the largest instance of ancient mass child sacrifice in the world, the media reported.
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.