FE Online | July 15, 2017 11:43 AM
Taking note of the gap between demand and supply of skin donation the Institute is working with IIT-Delhi to develop “artificial skin”.
ANI | July 14, 2017 8:41 AM
Immunising women with a Zika vaccine during pregnancy can protect the transmission of virus from mother to her baby in utero.
IANS | July 13, 2017 1:11 PM
An international group of experts has called for united global action on unproven and potentially dangerous stem cell therapies being offered through advertisements.
Government launches national strategic plan for elimination of malaria, plans to eradicate vector-borne disease by 2027PTI | July 13, 2017 3:30 AM
The government today launched a national strategic plan for elimination of malaria and pledged to eradicate the vector-borne disease by 2027.
PTI | July 12, 2017 4:19 PM
Scientists have developed a new eco-friendly, reusable biosensor that can rapidly detect dengue viruses from blood samples, an advance that may lead to low cost paper-based tests to diagnose the deadly disease at an early stage.
PTI | July 10, 2017 2:27 AM
An Indian-American professor and her team have developed a new handheld, lowcost device that will soon check cervical cancer without using a painful speculum.
Advaita Kala | July 9, 2017 1:23 AM
Oolong is posh, in the sense that it makes up only 2% of the world’s teas—and, of course, it’s from China.
New York Times | July 9, 2017 12:53 AM
The National Institutes of Health is starting a $100-million clinical trial to test for the first time whether a drink a day really does prevent heart attacks.
IANS | July 4, 2017 12:31 PM
India’s average spending on health, as a proportion of GDP, is already the lowest among BRICS nations.
PTI | July 3, 2017 5:42 PM
People living in rented homes for a long time have more symptoms of depression and lower levels of wellbeing than those who own a house, a study has found.
IANS | July 3, 2017 1:48 PM
Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study.
PTI | July 2, 2017 1:06 PM
For the first time, scientists have found how malaria parasites multiply rapidly, an advance that may help develop new drugs to combat the deadly disease that affects millions of people globally.
PTI | June 30, 2017 3:49 PM
Eating chocolates regularly can help boost cognitive abilities and mental health, as well as reduce memory decline in older adults, a study has found.
PTI | June 29, 2017 5:29 PM
Consuming food rich in omega fatty acids such as salmon, walnuts and chia seeds may help boost chances of surviving bowel cancer, a study suggests.
PTI | June 28, 2017 6:19 PM
Scientists have identified a naturally occurring human enzyme that can reduce protein aggregates in the brain which contribute to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
PTI | June 28, 2017 5:27 PM
Consuming excessive amounts of ‘good fats’ such as those found in olive oil and avocados may lead to fatty liver disease and increase the risk of diabetes and hypertension, a study warns.
PTI | June 28, 2017 3:46 PM
Yoga may not be as safe as popularly believed, say scientists who have found that the ancient Indian meditative practice may causes muscle and bone pain and even exacerbate existing injuries.
ANI | June 28, 2017 10:49 AM
The study suggests that in terms of severity, more than one-third of cases of pain caused by yoga were serious enough to prevent yoga participation and lasted for more than three months.
PTI | June 27, 2017 2:20 PM
Domestic pharma major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and National Institute of Virology (NIV) today signed a pact to test new medicines developed by the company to combat zika, chikungunya and dengue diseases.
ANI | June 27, 2017 1:12 PM
A team of researchers have discovered that communication between the heart genes may give rise to heart cells that can regenerate the human heart.
PTI | June 24, 2017 3:33 PM
Your brain power may be significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach – even if it is switched off – affecting your ability to concentrate on a task, scientists have found.
PTI | June 24, 2017 1:10 PM
Toxins produced by fungus growing on the wallpapers in our home can contaminate the air and be easily inhaled, leading to “sick building syndrome,” a new study has found.
PTI | June 23, 2017 7:46 PM
Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in people who are already at a risk of developing the disorder, a study claims.
IANS | June 23, 2017 4:34 PM
In an animal model, the use of the popular pain reliever paracetamol was found to damage the development of male behaviour, according to a paper published in the journal Reproduction.
PTI | June 20, 2017 6:20 PM
Seventy-four per cent of the world’s population will be exposed to deadly heat-waves by 2100, if carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise at current rates, a study warns.
ANI | June 19, 2017 3:29 PM
A new study has revealed the certain factors that are linked with a person’s decision to leave the hospital against the advice of his or her care provider.
IANS | June 19, 2017 1:30 PM
Eighty-five per cent of diabetics see amputations in their lifetime due to lack of appropriate treatment, data released during a national conference on diabetics here has revealed.
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