New cellular defect in Parkinson’s disease identified

New York, Jan 13 : Researchers have discovered a previously unknown cellular defect in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and identified a sequence of pathological events that can trigger or accelerate premature death of certain neurons in the brain seen in this disease. The discovery may lead to early diagnosis and a possible cure of Parkinson’s […]

People behind rage attacks have smaller ’emotional brains’

New York, Jan 13 : People who are behind rage attacks have smaller “emotional brains,” scientists have revealed, adding that the disrupted development of the brain’s emotion-regulating circuitry in such people put them more at rage and aggression risk. According to researchers from University of Chicago, individuals with intermittent explosive disorder (IED) have significantly lower […]

Southeast Asian countries urged to prevent polio resurfacing

New Delhi, Jan 12 : The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged the southeast Asian countries to ensure all necessary steps are taken to prevent the resurfacing of polio cases in the region. The global health organisation has stated that even if globally, polio transmission is at its lowest ever levels, the risk persists […]

International accreditation for Ambani hospital

Mumbai, Jan 12 : The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here has secured The Joint Commission International’s USA Gold Seal of Approval accreditation as a symbol of quality and commitment to very high standards and safety of the patients, it was announced on Tuesday. With this, the seven-year-old KDAH becomes the only hospital in Mumbai and […]