April 19, 2010
Good news for women who want to plan their families late, as Hinduja Hospital here has introduced a new hormone test that can revolutionise family planning and fertility treatment in India....
April 9, 2010
He made people come out and talk about sexual health and she found happiness in being surrounded by bony babies. Doctors Sudhakar and Kiran Krishnamurti trace their journey with Sangeetha Devi Dundoo
April 2, 2010
The next time you get an ultrasound scan or any ante-natal test done, it would be wise to check whether the tests are being done by trained radiologists or technicians. Also make sure that all the...
March 28, 2010
Young doctors should take up new areas of specialisation to step up their professional career and knowledge, B. Ekbal, former Vice-Chancellor of Kerala University, has said. »
March 25, 2010
Researchers at Sydney's Centenary Institute announced they have made an exciting discovery that could lead to the first new drug for Tuberculosis (TB) in almost fifty years. The discovery co...
March 9, 2010
GE Healthcare has launched here its advanced CT scanners, designed for the Indian market with 30 per cent localisation. These are priced at Rs. 90 lakh each, said to be 40 per cent lower than simil...
February 20, 2010
Scientists have developed a way to make simple oil droplets “smart” enough to navigate through a complex maze, almost like a trained lab rat. This technique might help cancer drugs rea...
February 15, 2010
Women may soon be liberated from the burden of family planning, thanks to scientists who claim to be working on a contraceptive jab for men. »
February 10, 2010
John feeHally, president-elect of the International Society of Nephrology, came to India, carrying two important messages. To the government, he said: Standardise the diagnostic testing for serum...
January 27, 2010
Scientists from University of Colorado have developed a 3D software that would allow cardiologists to more accurately assess artery blockages.
Currently, doctors take multiple two-dime...
April 9, 2010
A gene that causes children to be born deaf has been discovered which scientists say could help in developing medicines to treat the condition in future.The research conducted in The Nether...
April 8, 2010
‘Centre should come up with national policy on this kind of medical experimentation' »
March 29, 2010
The Elite School of Optometry of Sankara Nethralaya offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes in optometry in collaboration with BITS Pilani. An optometrist is a primary eye care profe...
March 27, 2010
Mezhathur has a special place in Kerala's socio-cultural history. Greats such as social critic V.T. Bhattathiripad and Ashtavaidyan Vaidyamadham Valia Narayanan Namboodiri, an authority in Ayurved...
March 16, 2010
A London surgeon is pioneering a new technique that can remove a patient’s kidney while making only a small incision
March 7, 2010
Over the years, practice of psychiatry has changed. Apart from different kinds of treatment for psychological disorders, advances have been made in understanding psychiatry.
February 17, 2010
Scorpion venom is notoriously poisonous but it can potentially replace dangerous and addictive painkillers like morphine, says a new study.Michael Gurevitz, professor, Tel Aviv University&rs...
February 13, 2010
The audience that gathered to listen to a reading of excerpts from Soul in the Brain by author Michael R. Trimble on Friday evening tried to understand the brain and its functioning at an emotiona...
January 31, 2010
Use of robots and computers for surgery on patients with urological problems will be discussed at an international conference on advances in urology, to be held in the city of the Taj Mahal beginni...
January 25, 2010
A symposium on medicinal chemistry brought together researchers from Britain and the South East Asia region to discuss current progress and challenges in the specialization here on Monday.T...