Now, a common asthma drug promises to help delay rare heart complications

A common asthma drug has the potential to help delay development of a rare heart complication that lacks effective drug treatment, according to researchers. Aortic aneurysm — the dilation of the aorta — is a serious condition that occurs when the wall of the aorta, the body’s largest artery, weakens […]

New robot can help treat rare birth defect that affects the food pipe of babies

Scientists have created a robot, which can be implanted into a baby’s body to treat a rare birth defect that affects the food pipe. The prototype robotic implant, developed by the researchers at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital in the US, encourages tissue growth in babies. The robot […]

The monsoon forecast is that rare bit of good news India desperately needed

The Latest: Top stories of the day 1. India and the United States have in-principle come to an agreement over military logistics that will see the countries using each other’s bases. 2. The Kerala High Court has banned noise-generating fireworks at places of worship between sunset and sunrise after the […]