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the people most affected by dementia are those who care for the affected. relatives can find it very hard to see people they love deteriorate.

Trillion dollar memory loss

Neuroscientists are racking their brains the world over trying to identify what causes diseases of the brain.

11 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Fight disease, enter the sewage: A sample that can save millions

There is no scope for complacency in the campaign against the polio virus. Recurrence is possible as infections remain latent.

04 Nov 2018 12:45 AM

Prevention better than cure if not for profits

Prevention is not better than cure when your profits depend upon people getting sick.

04 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

The fear of living with ourselves: No magic pill for loneliness

Mental health problems such as depression and anxiety disorders, among others, are frequently accompanied by feelings of loneliness.

28 Oct 2018 2:24 AM

The fear of living with ourselves: Loneliness gets medicalised

What’s fascinating about the current anti-loneliness crusade is that it does not confine its focus on the elderly.

28 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

Nobel out of reach: Elusive desire for greatness

Dalit Bahujans have to be fed, clothed and cared for without adequate cultural or material dividends for the nation.

21 Oct 2018 1:43 AM

Nobel out of reach: Black scientist yet to make it to Nobel

Change can only be achieved through strong and effective government action, but by definition marginalised groups have little political power.

21 Oct 2018 1:37 AM

Your silence will not protect you

There is already an insurgency in the making against the existing patriarchy. We will lose more battles than we can win. I only hope dissent spreads.

08 Oct 2018 2:12 AM

It’s time clericalism is banished

They would need to be held accountable for any misdeeds, both from a religious and civil perspective.

08 Oct 2018 2:08 AM