New Treatment Shows Promise to Cure Kidney Disease

NEW YORK:Researchers have found a potential treatment for polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes the kidneys to swell with multiple cysts and can… Read more..

Researchers Find Key to Help Treat Different Cancers

NEW YORK:Scientists at Yale Cancer Center in the US have uncovered the workings of a metabolic pathway or "gauge" that lets cancer cells detect when… Read more..

Samsung Launches Solutions for Deaf-blind, Visually Impaired

NEW DELHI:South Korean tech giant Samsung on Monday introduced two new solutions -- Good Vibes and Relumino - that will provide the deaf-blind a strong… Read more..

AstraZeneca’s Diabetes Drug Shows Significant Benefits in Patients with Heart Failure

MUMBAI:Studies indicate that every 8 th Heart Failure patient in the world is an Indian of which 40% also has underlying diabetes. HF is the… Read more..

Mobile app Can Help Manage Uncontrolled Asthma

STOCKHOLM:A mobile app can help manage uncontrolled asthma by measuring lung function and giving feedback in the form of automated and doctor-prescribed treatment recommendation, say… Read more..

Kerala is the First State in the Country to Make Newborn Hearing Screening

KOCHI:Cochlear’s Global Hearing Ambassador and International Cricket legend Brett Lee visited Kerala to amplify and continue conversations about Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, with an intention… Read more..

This Diabetes Drug Cuts Heart Failure Risk by 34%

LONDON:The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes -- SGLT2 inhibitors -- are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure by 34 per… Read more..

70-90% of Indians are Vitamin D Deficient

MUMBAI:A new study revealed that 70-90 per cent of Indians are Vitamin D deficient and this condition was significantly associated with Type 2 diabetes and… Read more..

IIT-Madras Proposes National Facility on Cancer Genomics

CHENNAI:The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Monday said it has proposed to establish a national facility on cancer genomics specific to Indian population,… Read more..

Sudanese Man with Malignant Brain Tumour Treated at Delhi Hospital

NEW DELHI:A 57-year-old man, Babiker Hassabelgawi Ahmed from Sudan, who underwent a tumour removal surgery 15 years back, did not have any problems till 2018.He… Read more..

Scientists Develop Wearable Sensors to Detect Sweat Rate

WASHINGTON:The US scientists have developed a kind of wearable skin sensors that can detect what''s in wearers'' sweat that may provide real-time updates on their… Read more..

New Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Promise in Trial

NEW YORK:Rearchers have found a new drug for treating pancreatic cancer which showed promising initial results during clinical trial testing.The trial looked at AZD1775, an… Read more..