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Book Review | Even nostalgia has its limits in this science fantasy on decades past

Time Shelter is, perhaps, one of the most brilliant books of our time.

23 Jul 2023 12:08 AM

Resist the stigma of dementia, let elderly live well if they can

The global campaign this year is to talk about dementia which is necessary to erase the stigma attached to it and spread awareness about its symptoms.

18 Sep 2019 1:16 AM

This new drug can prevent Alzheimer’s

Researchers find new drug to prevent neuronal deaths.

30 Aug 2019 12:05 PM

Nip them in the bud!

The chefs at the hotel have set an example by growing their own microgreens which they use in all cuisines, be it Thai, Indian or international.

21 Apr 2019 1:40 AM

Alone but not lonely

Loneliness today is an epidemic with the joint family getting scattered and geographical mobility become inescapable.

15 Jun 2018 12:28 AM


Can we erase, fabricate or transfer our memories?

The US military has funded a project that aims to boost human memory by implanting neural chips in humans.

12 Jun 2018 3:34 AM

Dogs may cause urinary tract infections, says study

Experts urge pet owners to avoid being licked by their animals, particularly if they have weak immune systems.

01 May 2018 3:19 PM

Losing spouse late in life linked to cognitive decline, says study

While cognitive functioning declines over time for everyone, it degrades faster for those who had been widowed, regardless of remarriage.

21 Apr 2018 7:41 AM

Study finds sitting for too long may increase dementia risk

MTL thinning can be a precursor to cognitive decline and dementia in middle-aged and older adults.

14 Apr 2018 5:17 PM

Pollution may be putting at Alzheimer's, suicide risk

Study says Alzheimer's disease hallmarks start in childhood in polluted areas, and one must implement effective preventative measures early.

14 Apr 2018 10:32 AM


Alzheimer’s could be cured using brain pacemakers

New research shows implant being fitted directly into patients’ skulls.

31 Jan 2018 12:21 PM

Each district to get Alzheimer’s clinic

Meanwhile, the Malavani government hospital will have a facility for cancer patients with help from Tata Cancer Hospital.

09 Jan 2018 6:08 AM

Pray, eat well

We need to replenish our soil, and that in turn is interconnected with our health.

04 Jan 2018 12:31 AM

Exploring insanity through the words of a writer, eyes of an actor

The story of a government servant and how his pursuit for happiness compounded by his alienation drives him mad.

30 Nov 2017 2:10 AM

Mental healthcare: Facing a number of challenges

The crucial issue is what can be done to better the quality of life of those affected by mental health problems.

09 Oct 2017 1:21 AM


Wonder drug: Everyday pill could be elixir of life

This is the first time the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the testing of such a drug.

13 Jul 2017 1:54 AM

Anti-epilepsy drug for Alzheimer's?

Recent study sees scientists testing anti-epileptic drug for its impact on brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer

24 Jun 2017 10:51 AM

Medicine: New cure for Alzheimer’s

The vast population of India is facing a disaster among the elderly and infirm.

16 Apr 2017 6:48 AM

Google Glass may help detect Alzheimer's, Parkinson's early

The model will help identify an individual's predisposition to certain brain diseases at an early stage.

25 Nov 2016 1:47 PM