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Philips launches AI-driven imaging solutions
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
With a view to provide reliable imaging solutions, Philips India on Wednesday launched next-generation products supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven software. ... read..


Microbial bacteria can help identify signs of premature births
London [U.K.] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
It came to light with a recent study that changes to the communities of microbes living in the reproductive tract of pregnant women could help to spot those at risk of giving birth prematurely. ... read..


New low-cost tool developed for bacteria detection in food, water
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of scientists has reportedly developed a new low-cost method for detecting bacteria in food or water samples. ... read..


Kids with ADHD prone to substance abuse: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) engage in substance use at a younger age than those without ADHD, according to a study. ... read..


Social media reduces sleep among children
Ontario [Canada] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a recent study published in a journal named Acta Paediatrica, the excessive use of social media can lead to reduced sleeping hours among children. ... read..


Antibiotics need to be manufactured, marketed responsibly: Expert (Lead)
Davos | Wednesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Manufacturing and marketing antibiotics responsibly so that they do not cause damage to the environment or lead to misuse can help tackle the threat of "superbugs" or antimicrobial resistance (AMR), said an Indian-origin expert at the World Economic Forum ... read..


Doctors stress for women to get cervical cancer vaccine
New Delhi [India] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Every eight minutes, one woman in India succumbs to cervical cancer. Around 1.2 lakh women are affected by cervical cancer in India and the country accounts for around 25% of global deaths due to it. ... read..


Obese children likely to die early than healthy peers
London [U.K.] | January 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Turns out, four out of five obese school children are likely to be overweight for life, resulting in losing 10-20 years of their lives. ... read..


Antibiotics need to be manufactured, marketed responsibly: Expert
Davos | Wednesday, 2018 2:15:10 AM IST
Besides developing new medicines and vaccines, pharmaceutical companies must also manufacture and market antibiotics responsibly so that they do not cause damage to the environment, an expert said at the World Economic Forum (WEF) here on Tuesday. ... read..


UP hospitals to provide free CT scan
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
In a major step towards improving healthcare, the Uttar Pradesh government will kickstart a project on Wednesday to provide free CT scan service in government hospitals, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian market for surgical robots to grow 20%: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
With a rise in chronic diseases amid an ever-increasing elderly population, the market for surgical robotics in India is anticipated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, a report by global market intelligence firm BIS Research s ... read..


Medical Commission Bill could allow graft: Karnataka doctors
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Pointing to the shortcomings in the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, recently introduced in the Lok Sabha, the state doctors' associations on Tuesday said the Bill in its draft state could lead to corruption. ... read..


Breastfeeding secrets every mom should know
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Breastfeeding seems to be a most natural process, but to some, it may be a challenge. Be patient and feed often, say experts. ... read..


Marijuana use may not affect fertility: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Marijuana use -- by either men or women -- does not lower a couple's chances of becoming parent, finds a study challenging previous theories. ... read..


More screen time coincides with less happiness in youths
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Children who extensively use smartphones are markedly unhappier, according to a study exploring the link between adolescent life satisfaction and screen time. ... read..


Diabetic Retinopathy: A major health concern for diabetics
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
As per clinical data provided by Delhi-based experts, there has been a considerable rise in the number of cases of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) amongst patients suffering from diabetes. ... read..


Are you facing loss of libido?
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Loss of libido (sex drive) is a common problem that can affect men and women of any age. It is normal for many people, especially women, to lose sex drive after a certain age. ... read..


People die more on weekends
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Turns out, patients are more likely to die during off-hours or on weekends - whether due to a brain bleed, a heart attack or a blood clot in the lungs. Doctors call it the "weekend effect". ... read..


Government urged to have better role for private health care, tax benefits
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
With the Narendra Modi government to present its last full budget this year, the health care industry has called for a better role for private sector in the country's health's system and structured tax benefits for it. ... read..


Government signs $120 mn loan agreement for Uttarakhand water supply
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The central government on Monday said it has signed a $120 million loan agreement with the World Bank to help increase access to improved water supply in the peri-urban areas of Uttarakhand. ... read..


Dismiss Quddusi's plea over leakage of phone transcripts: CBI
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
The CBI on Monday requested a Delhi court to dismiss a plea by retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi, accused of graft in a medical college scam case, seeking court-monitored investigation into leakage of transcripts of his alleged telephonic conve ... read..


Bacterial changes early in life cause cystic fibrosis in kids
New York | Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
Bacterial changes begin in the first few years of life leading to the formation of cystic fibrosis, which makes children repeatedly prone to bacterial infections and inflammation and shortens their lifespan, says a study. ... read..


One-third women avoid smear tests due to embarrassment: Survey
London | Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
One in three young women avoid or delay getting screened for cervical cancer because they are embarrassed about their pubic areas, revealed a survey. ... read..


Explore ayurveda cures for cancer, says Venkaiah Naidu
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Vice PresidentM. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday called upon all medical professionals and researchers to explore Indian systems like ayurveda for alternative solutions to prevent and treat cancers. ... read..


New tech can predict time of death
London [U.K.] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A new artificial intelligence can tell when you are going to die and it has come out to be accurate with a very high rate. ... read..


Himachal starts nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children
Shimla | Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a state-level nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children during a campaign organised here by the State AIDS Control Society on the occasion of National Youth Day. ... read..


Slow down ageing with antioxidant-rich food
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Slow down ageing, reduce the risk of heart diseases and diabetes -- these are some reasons why it is important to consume antioxidant-rich foods like dark chocolates, nuts, kidney beans, cranberries and tomatoes, suggest experts. ... read..


Structural differences in brain linked to epilepsy: Study
London | Monday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
Thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions could predict an increased risk of developing epilepsy -- a neurological disorder characterised by seizures, finds a research led by a professor of Indian-origin. ... read..


Depression may reduce survival rates in cancer patients
New York | Monday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Even mild depression among patients with head and neck cancer are associated with poorer overall survival, a new study has said. ... read..


Test vaccine for malaria appears promising
London | Monday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
A new, experimental vaccine for malaria has shown fast and effective results against acute infection, protection against relapse, as well as, delay in resistance formation, researchers say. ... read..


Cervical cancer's signs every woman should know
London [UK] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The symptoms of cervical cancer, a condition that develops in the cervix, don't surface during its early stages, but there are some crucial signs of the disease that women should know. ... read..


Depression may shorten head, neck cancer patients' lives
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Sadness and anticipatory grief are normal reactions to the various crises faced during cancer and now, a recent study has found that even mild depressive symptoms were associated with poorer overall survival. ... read..


Adolescent drinking can cause liver problems later in life
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
People who begin drinking early in life run the risk of developing liver problems in adulthood, according to a study. ... read..


When palpitations lead to cardiac arrest
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Fluttering of your heart is not always the sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat. The fluttering could be a sign that you need to pay attention to your heart. ... read..


Epilepsy associated with brain volume differences: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Epilepsy, a disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, is linked to brain volume and thickness differences, according to a study. ... read..


Cannabis grown on 4,407 acres in Odisha destroyed
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Cannabis cultivated on 4,407.73 acres in eight districts of Odisha has been destroyed in the 2017-18 season, as against a target of 3,050 acres, an official said on Sunday. ... read..


Screening all women for cancer genes may be cost effective
London | Sunday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Screening all women over 30 years age for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations can be cost effective and could also prevent more of these cancers than just screening those at genetic high-risk, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin researcher. ... read..


Restoring blood flow to brain
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A study has recently suggested that an 'explosive evolution' of techniques can restore blood flow to areas of the brain endangered by stroke or clogged arteries. ... read..


Novel synthetic vaccine against smallpox developed
Toronto | Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have developed a new synthetic virus that can lead to the development of a more effective vaccine against smallpox in humans. ... read..


The Flu may be spread just by breathing
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | January 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Turns out, flu doesn't need coughing or sneezing for transmission. According to a new study, it was revealed influenza virus, commonly known as flu, can be transmitted through breathing, against all notions of contamination by exposure to droplets from co ... read..


Karnataka pushes millets as smart food at trade fair
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Thousands of people, including women and children, flocked to the International Trade Fair on Organics and Millets, wherein Karnataka is promoting the grain as a "smart food" for health and to help farmers reap monetary benefits. ... read..


Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development (Lead)
New York | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Zika virus disrupts oxygen supply to a pregnant woman's placenta, leading to impairment in foetal development and also increases the newborns susceptibility to additional infections, scientists have found. A Zika virus outbreak in Brazil in 2015 had l ... read..


Rajasthan doctor sounds warning on air pollution in state
Jaipur | Saturday, 2018 9:45:34 PM IST
Rajasthan suffers the most in the matter of indoor and outdoor air pollution and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases) due to such pollution account for most deaths in the state, former SMS Medical College Principal Dr Virendra Singh said on Satur ... read..


Sewage treatment plant inaugurated in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad | Saturday, 2018 9:45:29 PM IST
A sewage treatment plant costing Rs 78 crore was inaugurated at Ghaziabad's newly developed township Raj Nagar Extension on Saturday by District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari. ... read..


Air quality improves in NCR, so does visibility
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 9:45:24 PM IST
With moderate dry winds blowing on Saturday, the National Capital Region and surrounding areas recorded better visibility, slight rise in minimum temperature and marked improvement in air quality which, however, remained "very poor". ... read..


Why mothers' response to baby's babbling is important
New York | Saturday, 2018 9:45:19 PM IST
Do not stop your little ones when they are babbling. According to new research, babies tend to listen to mothers' verbal languages that further helps them in learning language skills. ... read..


Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development
New York | Saturday, 2018 9:45:14 PM IST
Zika virus disrupts oxygen supply to a pregnant woman's placenta, leading to impairment in foetal development and also increases the newborns' susceptibility to additional infections, scientists have found. ... read..


New approach to TB vaccine offers better protection
New York | Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
A new vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) made using weakened form of a common Herpes virus, has been found highly effective in rhesus monkeys and is now moving toward testing in humans, scientists reveal. ... read..


Treating eczema may also alleviate asthma
London | Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have found a possible new therapy for eczema that also helps reduce the severity of asthma. ... read..


Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Researchers have developed a non-invasive blood test that can screen eight common types of cancer long before symptoms appear. ... read..


Patients living alone can be safely discharged and sent home after surgery
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A study has recently revealed that patients who live alone can be safely discharged and sent home from a hospital to recover from hip or knee replacement surgery. ... read..


New eczema therapy may cut asthma severity in kids
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Researchers have developed a possible new therapy for eczema that might also reduce severity of asthma in children. ... read..


Trump addresses anti-abortion march via video
Washington | Saturday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump addressed through video thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington to take part in the 45th annual March for Life. ... read..


Baby dies at Delhi hospital, kin allege medical negligence
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 5:45:09 AM IST
In a case of alleged medical negligence, a four-month-old baby died at a city hospital on Friday, after being administered a pain killer injection to provide temporary relief from the pain caused by stitch in the upper lip. ... read..


Waived off portion of bill: Artemis Hospital on overcharging
Gurugram | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A day after the city's Artemis Hospital was accused of overcharging for the treatment of a 17-month-old baby who died hours after admission, the hospital on Friday said it had waived off portion of the bill which the family was unable to pay. ... read..


1 crore pregnancy checkups done under government programme
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Friday said checkups under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) launched in 2016 for quality pregnancy checkups on the ninth of every month have reached the one crore-mark. ... read..


Kejriwal 'pleads' with LG to fill vacant posts in hospitals
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday "pleaded" with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to recruit more pharmacists in government hospitals. ... read..


Ammonia leak near Goa airport causes alarm (Lead)
Panaji | Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A tanker carrying ammonia gas leaked on NH-17 in the vicinity of Goa's Dabolim international airport, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families from Chicalim village in South Goa in the wee hours of Friday. ... read..


Age 10-24 is the new adolescence period: Lancet
London | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Gradual changes in biological growth and social role transitions -- coupled with delayed marriage and parenthood -- have pushed back the period of adolescence between ages 10-24 rather than the previously known 10-19 years, a Lancet study said on Friday. ... read..


Statins may help prevent scar tissue in eyes: Study
London | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Statin medication -- commonly used to lower cholesterol levels -- could also help prevent formation of scar tissue inside the eye, suggests a study. ... read..


President Kovind unveils book on self development in Delhi
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a book on heartfulness techniques and principles titled 'The Heartfulness Way'. ... read..


Can drinking 100% fruit juice not raise diabetes risk?
New York | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Drinking 100 per cent fruit juice -- of apple, berry, citrus, grape and pomegranate -- does not significantly raise the risk of diabetes, a study has said. ... read..


Odisha launches e-platform for hassle-free health services
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched an online platform, Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS), to provide efficient and hassle-free health services to the public. ... read..


Don't fret over conceiving with irregular periods
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
If your irregular menstrual cycle is worrying you about conceiving conveniently, focus on eating a balanced diet and exercising daily, experts suggest. ... read..


Message behind 'Pad Man' truly inspiring: Malala Yousafzai
Islamabad/London | Friday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has backed Twinkle Khanna's film "Pad Man" on menstrual hygiene, saying it imparts an "inspiring" message. ... read..


Meat, high-calorie beverages up cancer risk
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Beware! Heavy diet like meats, refined grains and high-calorie beverages may cause cancer in both men and women. ... read..


Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga: Study
New York | Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Bikram yoga -- a yoga style performed in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius -- may be just as effective at improving health as the same yoga postures practiced at room temperature, a new study has claimed. ... read..


Exploring ways for effective treatment of cancer
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
With an estimated 1.4 crore cases, cancer is the second largest cause for mortality, killing over 8.8 lakh people. To combat cancer, researchers are exploring multiple ways to find effective treatment options. ... read..


Health on focus as Naidu meets collectors for second day
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu, on Friday instructed the state health officials to use flying drones for spraying anti-malarial medicines over vast areas in order to make the state disease-free within a year. ... read..


Now, Artemis Hospital accused of overcharging, baby dies
Gurugram | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
After Fortis, allegation of overcharging has been levelled against another city-based hospital by the family of a 17-month-old baby, who died here on Thursday. The family of the deceased has accused that the hospital handed over a bill of Rs 46,000 for ba ... read..


Half of China's 17 mn newborns in 2017 are second children
Beijing | Thursday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
China's health authority on Thursday said about 51 per cent of China's newborn babies in 2017 were second children in the family -- a five percentage points increase from 2016. ... read..


Panacea, Serum in deal for six-in-one paediatric vaccine
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Vaccine maker Panacea Biotec on Thursday announced a deal with rival Serum Institute of India to manufacture a six-in-one paediatric vaccine to protect kids against six diseases, including polio, diphtheria, tetanus and hepatitis B. ... read..


Biocon ties up with Sandoz to develop new drugs
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Indian biotechnology major Biocon on Thursday said it would develop, make and market new drugs in immunology and oncology for patients worldwide in partnership with Sandoz, an arm of Swiss-based Novartis. ... read..


CBCT scan facility to improve dental care at AIIMS
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has started Cone Beam CT (CBCT) scan facility that will give dental surgeons a 3D image of the patient's jaw before the actual surgery is performed, leading to better treatment outcome. ... read..


Six mn Indians sign up as blood donors on Facebook (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
More than six million people have signed up as blood donors on Facebook's "blood donations feature" in India, making it the largest online blood registry in the country, a company executive said on Thursday. ... read..


Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist
London | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
An anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent commonly found in toothpaste, soaps and detergents can be used as a drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant, a study led by an artificially-intelligent "robot scientist" has revealed. ... read..


This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers
New York | Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional (3D) structure of an anti-ageing protein, that may not only increase human lifespan but also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancers. ... read..


Six mn Indians sign up as blood donors on Facebook
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
More than six million people have signed up as blood donors on Facebook's "blood donations feature" in India, making it the largest online blood registry in the country, a company executive said on Thursday. ... read..


2 polio vaccinators shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad | Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Two polio vaccinators -- a mother and a daughter -- were shot dead on Thursday by unidentified men on motorcycles in Pakistan's Quetta city. ... read..


Prebiotics in formula milk may boost babies' memory skills
New York | Thursday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
While breast milk is considered the best, for mothers for whom breastfeeding is difficult or impossible adding prebiotics to the formula milk could enhance memory and learning in babies, researchers suggest. ... read..


African arrow poison a prospective male contraceptive?
New York | Thursday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
A plant extract used by African warriors and hunters as a poison on their arrows can lead to a prospective male birth control pill, a team of scientists including one of Indian-origin reveal. ... read..


'Dengue, Scrub Typus behind ICU admissions for tropical fever patients'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Dengue, Scrub typhus, Encephalitis and Malaria are the major reasons for ICU admissions of tropical fever patients in India, a study revealed on Thursday. ... read..


Shortage of pharmacists, machines in Delhi hospital: Kejriwal
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said after a surprise visit that there was a shortage of pharmacists and ultrasound machines at the Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital here. ... read..


The 7 Days Challenge: Not 'Eat, Pray, Love' but 'Eat, Move, Live'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Want to eat healthier? Or move around town in a more sustainable manner? Or just lead your daily life in a smarter way? You need to try the 7 Days Challenge. ... read..


HC notice on plea regarding cruelty on dairy cattle
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, civic bodies and others on a plea regarding cruelty inflicted on milch cattle housed at dairies in Delhi. ... read..


CBI should probe TN doctors's death: Stalin
Chennai | Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day. ... read..


Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults
New York | Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. ... read..


Absence of this gene can give men deadly cancer
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A study has recently revealed that men who lack a certain gene subtype may be more susceptible to treatment-resistant prostate cancer. ... read..


Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers
New York | Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Do you have bad oral health? Beware, you may be at high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas, researchers have warned. ... read..


Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia
New York | Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Love to eat crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt? Beware, besides harming your heart, it may also harm your brain and lead to dementia, researchers have warned. ... read..


Smoking weed can give teens the blues
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Smoking cannabis to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon- but does it actually work? ... read..


Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement. ... read..


Trump in excellent health, says doctor
Washington | Wednesday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did well on cognitive screening, the White House physician said on Tuesday. ... read..


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