China Okays Sale of First Home-grown Alzheimer''s Drug

BEIJING:China has approved the first home-grown drug for the treatment of "mild to moderate Alzheimer''s disease (AD) and improving cognitive function", according to its developers.The… Read more..

AI to Predict Thyroid Cancer Risk in Ultrasound

NEW YORK:Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) with thyroid ultrasound offers a quick and non-invasive approach to thyroid cancer screening, says a new study.The study, published in… Read more..

This is a Second Birth for Three-year-old Haidan

KOCHI:This is a second birth for three-year-old Haidan. The little boy has successfully recovered from the pulmonary blastoma, a rarest of  rare type lung-related cancer… Read more..

New Cancer Treatment could Prevent Hair loss from Chemotherapy

A novel method discovered recently by a group of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, shows how hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented during cancer… Read more..

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..