New Nasal Spray Treats Depression Faster

NEW YORK:A new nasal spray has been found effective in treating people with depression who are often unable to relieve their symptoms despite trying other… Read more..

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of its Latest-in-class Diabetes Medicine

KOCHI:Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of its novel, patent protected and globally-researched sodium glucose co-transporter (SGLT2)inhibitor… Read more..

Genetic Therapy helps Heal Damage Caused by Heart Attack

LONDON:Scientists have developed a gene therapy that can induce heart cells to regenerate and repair the damage caused by a heart attack.Myocardial infarction, more commonly… Read more..

AI Can Beat Doctors in Predicting Heart Attack

LONDON:Artificial intelligence-based systems can predict death and heart attack in patients suffering from chest pain with greater accuracy than humans, says a new study.Doctors use… Read more..

Liver Airlifted from Thiruvananthapuram Transplanted into a Patient at Aster Medcity

KOCHI:Liver of 57-year-old Rajendran Pillai of Kollam, who was declared brain dead at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday morning, has transplanted into 47-year-old… Read more..

Asia’s Heaviest Woman Sheds 214kg in Four Years

MUMBAI:Once holding the dubious distinction of being Asia’s heaviest woman weighing over 300 kgs, a woman from Maharashtra’s Palghar has shed a staggering 214 kgs… Read more..

Mothers Ignore their Health after Delivery, Claims Survey

While it is always advised that mothers need to take good care of themselves during and after pregnancy, a new survey has revealed that about… Read more..

AI Can Detect Anxiety, Depression in Child's Speech

NEW YORK:Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children.The research… Read more..

Azithromycin Appears to Reduce Treatment Failure in Severe, Acute COPD Exacerbations

The antibiotic azithromycin may reduce treatment failure in patients hospitalized for an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a randomized, controlled… Read more..

Blood Test to Spot Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Occur

LONDON:Researchers have developed a new test that could help doctors detect Alzheimer's disease eight years before the first symptoms occur.Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the… Read more..

First FDA-approved Vaccine for the Prevention of Dengue Disease in Endemic Regions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue… Read more..

New Treatment for Diabetic Kids Shows Promise

NEW YORK:A new treatment for Type-2 diabetes in children has shown promise in a clinical trial, according to a study.The drug, liraglutide, in combination with… Read more..