Daily Archives: April 14, 2009


Diabetes also attacks mind

Blindness, renal failure, stroke and heart disease are potential outcome of type 2 diabetes, which currently afflicts more than 15 million Americans. Now research from Tel Aviv University (TAU) has found something more worrisome: it can also accelerate mental decline and dementia. Tali Cukierman-Yaffe, physician and researcher from TAU’s Sackler […]


Brain power: a cup of hot chocolate

It is supposed to be the perfect bedtime drink to send you off to sleep. But in fact, a cup of hot chocolate could be just the thing to peep you up, scientists say. Research shows that flavanols — plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate — stave off fatigue and […]


Rawalpindi: NUST to launch medical college, 1,000-bed hospital 4

Afshan S. Khan National University of Science & Technology (NUST) plans to introduce a medical college along with a 1,000-bed hospital, complete with all state-of-the-art facilities within few years. The university’s future plans also include the establishment of new faculties such as Creative Arts & Media and Educational & Behavioural […]