Pancreatic, colorectal cancer up 10% in 30 years: Study

Madrid |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Global death rates for pancreatic cancer and incidence rates for colorectal cancer both increased by 10 per cent between 1990 and 2017, the results of a major study conducted across 195 countries reve

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New method to predict pregnancy disorder developed

Sydney |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, one of the leading causes of maternal-foetal mortality worldwide.

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In a first, 26-yr-old DMD patient in UP survives with stem cell therapy

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a deadly genetic disorder, 99.9 per cent people suffering from which, die between the age of 13 to 23 years. However, in a first, a 26-year-old patient from Luckno

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Lack of qualified doctors biggest challenge: Arvind Panagariya

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Low spending on health and lack of enough qualified doctors are some the biggest challenges to improving healthcare in India, former Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Monday.

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Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep: Study

New York |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Researchers have found that immune cells called microglia, which play an important role in reorganising the connections between nerve cells, fighting infections, and repairing damage, are also primari

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How to take care of baby's skin during winter

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

With winter just around the corner, the need for extra care and nourishment for the babys skin becomes a top priority for a mother.

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IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

The superspecialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur - Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research - is expected to start its outdoor patients department (OPD) by the end of the year, an institute spok

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Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues

New York |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.

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Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST

Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned.

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Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study

Canberra |Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese.

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Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital

Hyderabad |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

A four-month-old child died and five others were injured in a fire that broke out at a private hospital at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

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President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin

Manila |Sunday, 2019 4:15:10 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India.

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