Sleeping less than 8 hours a night can lead to depression

New York, Jan 6Are you in the habit sleeping less than eight hours a night? Beware, you may be at risk of suffering from depression and anxiety, according to a study.

Regular sleep disruptions can increase the difficulty in shifting attention away from negative thoughts.

While other people may be…

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Hairy skin from mouse stem cells may hold cure for baldness

New York, Jan 4 In a finding that may provide potential cure for baldness, researchers have used stem cells from mice to develop a skin patch that is complete with hair follicles in a laboratory.

Using the skin model, the scientists developed both the epidermis (upper) and dermis (lower) layers…

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Meghalaya CM lays foundation for 100-seat medical college

Tura (Meghalaya), Jan 4 :  Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the 100-seat Tura medical college here in western Meghalaya.

The medical college will come over 100 acres at Doldegre area, about 8 km from Tura, the district headquarters of West Garo Hills.

The Rs…

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Medical Commission Bill sent to standing committee

New Delhi, Jan 2:  A Bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was sent to a standing committee of Parliament on Tuesday after request from several opposition parties, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar informed the Lok Sabha.

He also…

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