Animals’ ‘working memory’ systems similar to humans: Study

New York, Jan 16 : In a study that could help advance drug development for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have found that a key aspect of human memory impaired in memory disorders exists in the type of pre-clinical animal models that influence major decisions about drug development. The study, conducted in rats, showed for the first […]

Sidharth Malhotra celebrates birthday with watermelon treat

Mumbai, Jan 16 : Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who turned 31, celebrated his birthday with a watermelon treat with his “Kapoor and Sons” co-stars Alia Bhatt and Fawad Khan. “Yaa ! We’re cool like that 😉 watermelon cutting @S1dharthM @_fawadakhan_ #HappyBirthdaySid (sic),” tweeted Sidharth’s rumoured ladylove Alia. She posted this with an image in which she […]

I support Jallikattu: Dhanush

Chennai, Jan 16 : Popular actor Dhanush on Saturday said he endorses the ancient bull taming sport Jallikattu. “Happy maattu Pongal. Also, I never made any comments regarding Jallikattu. I support Jallikattu. The news that’s going on is a rumour. Thank you,” tweeted Dhanush, who is megastar Rajinikanth’s son-in-law. Dhanush clarified that he is not […]

Medical marijuana may treat migraines

New York, Jan 16 : Marijuana can be used to effectively treat people suffering from migraine headaches, new research has found. In the study, patients diagnosed with migraine headaches saw a significant drop in their frequency when treated with medical marijuana. The study, published in the journal Pharmacotherapy, examined patients diagnosed with migraines and treated […]

Poverty linked to childhood depression

New York, Jan 16 : Children raised in poor circumstances are likely to have altered brain connectivity, says a new study. Such kids tend to have poorer cognitive and educational outcomes and are also at a higher risk for psychiatric illnesses, including depression and anti-social behaviour, the study said. In addition, poorer pre-schoolers were much […]