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Dr Sudheer Tyagi, senior consultant, Neurology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, said that such cases are very critical and any slight delay can cause irreparable damage to the patient’s brain.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Hospitalised with no heartbeat after electricity shock, boy regains consciousness after 36 hours

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 08:19 AM IST
The boy came in contact with the live wire that had fallen on an iron railing at his shop in the old quarters of Delhi on August 1 following heavy rains. He was found stuck motionless to the railing with electricity still running through his body, doctors said.
People are seen as they emerge from the Bank underground station in the City of London financial district. Image used for representational purpose only.(REUTERS)
People are seen as they emerge from the Bank underground station in the City of London financial district. Image used for representational purpose only.(REUTERS)

After 2003 assault, UK to probe 2018 death of Indian-origin man as murder

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 04:00 PM IST
The police said the case has now be classified as a murder investigation and enquiries are being carried out by homicide detectives.
While obesity is primarily associated with weight gain, recent evidence suggests that the disease triggers inflammation in the nervous system that could damage important regions of the brain.(Unsplash)
While obesity is primarily associated with weight gain, recent evidence suggests that the disease triggers inflammation in the nervous system that could damage important regions of the brain.(Unsplash)

Researchers using MRI reveals brain damage in obese teens

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Obesity in young people has become a significant public health problem.
Continued and prolonged exposure to blue light, which emanates from your phone, computer, and household fixtures, might affect the longevity or accelerate the aging process.(Unsplash)
Continued and prolonged exposure to blue light, which emanates from your phone, computer, and household fixtures, might affect the longevity or accelerate the aging process.(Unsplash)

Here’s how your phone could be accelerating the aging process of your skin

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Continued and prolonged exposure to blue light, which emanates from your phone, computer, and household fixtures, might affect the longevity or accelerate the aging process.
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)

Here’s how memories form and fade

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 01:45 PM IST
The research has implications for understanding how memory might be affected after brain damage, such as by strokes or Alzheimer’s disease.
The gang-rape survivor from Latehar, who was in coma since the incident on January 23, passed away at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday evening.
The gang-rape survivor from Latehar, who was in coma since the incident on January 23, passed away at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday evening.

Latehar rape survivor dies after being bedridden for four months

Ranchi | By Manish Raj
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 06:11 AM IST
The village head of the survivor’s native village said that she was cremated on Friday morning. The survivor’s husband, her two children and her elder brother conducted the final rites.
Two tapeworms found inside the brain of a toddler in Haryana’s Mahendragarh. (Representative Image)(AP)
Two tapeworms found inside the brain of a toddler in Haryana’s Mahendragarh. (Representative Image)(AP)

Two tapeworms found inside the brain of a toddler in Haryana’s Mahendragarh

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2019 04:04 AM IST
The girl was diagnosed with neurocysticercosis, a parasitic infection of the central nervous system caused by the accidental ingestion of eggs of taenia solium or pork tapeworm.
Six-year-old Sejal Yadav fell from a building construction site onto a protruding metallic rod, which pierced her skull, in Chembur.(HT PHOTO)
Six-year-old Sejal Yadav fell from a building construction site onto a protruding metallic rod, which pierced her skull, in Chembur.(HT PHOTO)

Six-year-old Mumbai girl survives after rod pierces skull

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 07:19 AM IST
Sejal was fortunate to get timely medical attention, doctors said, which prevented her from suffering brain damage
Police said the victim’s friend confessed to the killing.(HT FILE)
Police said the victim’s friend confessed to the killing.(HT FILE)

22-year-old man killed by friends over mobile phone in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 07:51 AM IST
The victim had borrowed the mobile phone of one of the accused ‘on trial’ and then refused to buy it
Children who experience traumatic brain injuries are at increased risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders in the long run.(Photo by Raj Eiamworakul on Unsplash)
Children who experience traumatic brain injuries are at increased risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders in the long run.(Photo by Raj Eiamworakul on Unsplash)

Traumatic brain injuries may lead to long-term neurological, psychiatric disorders

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children, and rates of injury have increased over the past decade and injuries have long-term consequences.
50 million people around the world suffer from dementia. The number is expected to almost double ever 20 years, reaching 131 million by 2050.(Shutterstock)
50 million people around the world suffer from dementia. The number is expected to almost double ever 20 years, reaching 131 million by 2050.(Shutterstock)

Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 11:06 AM IST
Having a history of stroke can increase dementia risk by around 70%, says a new study which shows the link between the two diseases.
Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can make you prone to develop cardiovascular diseases.(Shutterstock)
Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can make you prone to develop cardiovascular diseases.(Shutterstock)

Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to heart disease, here’s why

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Researchers have identified an enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body which is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise.
Are you at risk of dementia?(Shutterstock)
Are you at risk of dementia?(Shutterstock)

BP and dementia, people who have hypertension are at a higher risk

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2018 04:09 PM IST
research indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia. This research also shows (for the first time) that an MRI can be used to detect very early signatures of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure, before any symptoms of dementia occur.
Liz grew up with dogs for most of her life. Her mother bred West Highland Terriers and her father owned an animal food business.(Liz Haslam’s Facebook)
Liz grew up with dogs for most of her life. Her mother bred West Highland Terriers and her father owned an animal food business.(Liz Haslam’s Facebook)

‘Me or the dogs’: Woman chooses dogs over husband, asks him to leave

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2018 01:49 PM IST
Liz Haslam’s husband walked out on their 25-year-old marriage after she chose her 30 rescue dogs over him.
Tarique (24) suffered a car accident on April 28 in which a 3.5ft-long iron rod of the roadside divider broke and went through his forehead leaving him profusely bleeding and with very little life expectancy when he was brought to hospital.(Reuters/Photo for representation)
Tarique (24) suffered a car accident on April 28 in which a 3.5ft-long iron rod of the roadside divider broke and went through his forehead leaving him profusely bleeding and with very little life expectancy when he was brought to hospital.(Reuters/Photo for representation)

Kolkata youth with iron rod stuck in skull discharged after successful surgery

Indo Asian News Service, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2018 10:04 PM IST
A 3.5-feet-long iron rod was successfully removed by doctors in Kolkata from the skull of a youth, who suffered severe brain damage after the metal pierced through his forehead and the cranium in a car accident. The patient discharged on Tuesday.
Alzheimer’s Disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. (Shutterstock)
Alzheimer’s Disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. (Shutterstock)

Alzheimer’s Disease symptoms found in 11-month-old babies in polluted cities

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 12:39 PM IST
Alzheimer’s Disease is found among children as young as 11-month-old babies living in polluted cities, researchers said in a new study. The results stress how important it is to reduce air pollution.
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams pure alcohol on average per day for men and 40 grams per day for women.(Shutterstock)
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams pure alcohol on average per day for men and 40 grams per day for women.(Shutterstock)

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 01:13 PM IST
A new research finds that alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia.
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