PaxVax's cholera vaccine can control outbreaks quickly

New York , Dec 12

A single-dose cholera vaccine marketed by PaxVax, a global biotechnology company based in California, can provide faster protection in epidemics, thereby helping control big outbreaks more quickly, suggest results of a trial.

Twitter may help restore sense of well-being after a bad day

New York , Dec 12

At times when you feel nervous about calling a friend to talk about a tough day at work, or share a scary medical news, writing a small post on Facebook or Twitter could provide an easy alternative to vent out negative emotions and help restore a sense of well-being, suggests new research.

Decoded: What causes dementia

London , Dec 12

The toxic build-up of urea, a compound created by the liver, in the brain has been found as the major reason that can cause brain damage and lead to Huntington's Disease, one of seven major types of age-related dementia, finds a study.

Government prioritising homoeopathy development: Minister

Kolkata , Dec 12

Union Minister of State for Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik on Monday said the central government has been prioritising the development of homoeopathy along with other traditional systems of medicine as it gained popularity throughout the country after Independence.