Drug News (Medindia)

Community Noise may Increase Dementia Risk

Higher noise pollution levels may impact older adults' brains by increasing their risk of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, reveals a new study.

Apple Watch Saves Man's Life

In India, the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature on Apple Watch has saved the life of a 61-year-old Indore resident.

Tips to Keep COVID-19 Out of Classrooms

New study aims to gain a rapid understanding about COVID-19's spread inside the school classrooms. Use open windows and glass screens in front of desks.

Air Pollution Linked to Neurological Disorders

Air pollution is significantly tied to an increased risk of hospital admissions for many neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and other dementias, reveals a new study.

Fracture Risk Testing Tumbles During COVID Pandemic

Prior to World Osteoporosis Day, a new study finds that the COVID-19 pandemic, which has severely affected the management of non-communicable diseases, is markedly impacting osteoporosis management.

Uber Starts New Safety Policy for Riders In India

Ride-hailing major Uber on Monday introduced a new safety policy which will request riders, who have been tagged for not wearing masks on a previous trip, to take a selfie which shows them wearing a mask to book their trip.