Rs 120-a-month therapy gives breast cancer patients hope

04-03-2016   |   390 View(s)

MUMBAI: A combination of anti-diabetic and chemotherapy drugs, costing less than Rs 120 a month, has improved survival rates by a significant 40% in a section of breast cancer patients. A pilot study by Tata Memorial Hospital has brought hope to patients with triple negative breast cancer, who had no affordable options to prevent a relapse so far.Around 33% of breast cancers at the Tata Hospital are triple negative. [google_add] This form o. Read more...

Experts propose new treatment guidelines for diabetes in India

04-03-2016   |   529 View(s)

NEW DELHI: India may soon come up with a new set of treatment guidelines for patients of diabetes. This means medicines would be prescribed depending on the stage of the disease and kind of patient. Leading endocrinologists and diabetes experts from across the country have proposed a new treatment guideline or algorithm for type-2 diabetes specific to Indian patients. Currently, doctors use the guidelines as prescribed by the American Diab. Read more...

Record 25L students to take CBSE exams this Year

03-03-2016   |   386 View(s)

Record 25L students to take CBSE exams this Year Over 25 lakh students have registered this year for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams--the highest in the history of the exam and 6.3% more than last year's total. According to the data provided by CBSE, a total of 14,99,122 candidates have registered for the Class X (both Board-based and school-based) exams as against 13,73,853 in 2015--an increase of almost 1.25 l. Read more...

Increased Risk of Blindness by 2050

19-02-2016   |   502 View(s)

Close to five billion people globally that is nearly one-half of the world's population is poised to become myopic or short-sighted by the end of 2050, indicates a study by the journal of Ophthalmology. Also called nearsightedness, myopia is a vision condition in which people can see clearly the objects that are close to eyes but objects far away appear to be blurred to the sight.With up to one billion people at an increased risk of blin. Read more...

Leading Hospitals of India

01-02-2016   |   511 View(s)

Here is the Ranking of Hospitals in India-2016 done by i3 Research Consultants. [google_add] . Read more...

Late-night texting affects sleep, grades

29-01-2016   |   491 View(s)

Messaging in the dark affects sleep, health and performance in school say a study. Students who text for longer duration in the dark sleep only for a few hours and thus remain sleepier during the day than those who stopped messaging when they went to bed, the researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, said. [google_add] Texting before lights out did not affect academic performance, the study showed. Although females report. Read more...

WEAR FITNESS ON YOUR SLEEVE

26-12-2015   |   629 View(s)

In a market hot for fitness apps and wearable devices, the ones developed by Indians for Indians are giving imported devices a run for their money.Finding fitness is like finding religion. There you are, adrift in a sea of immoral carbohydrates and fats, knowing that you need savings but are not able to do anything about it. Half-hearted attempts at recovering your soul from its inertia, resolutions to be a better person that go up in smoke at f. Read more...

Aps for Meditations

23-12-2015   |   459 View(s)

APP-Y MEDITATIONS For those who have been planning to take up meditation but don’t know where to begin, there are now plenty of apps to help you get started The popularity of meditation apps has led to a crowded field, and it can be tough to know which one to choose. Here are a few things to consider when looking for an app to help you learn how to meditate. Start with an app that will teach you the basic techniques of med. Read more...