PTI | December 30, 2017 6:04 PM
Taking a higher dose of carfilzomib, an anti-cancer drug, may increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, a study warns.
IANS | December 30, 2017 4:11 PM
Raising hope for an effective drug to treat people with Ebola virus, researchers have found that an enzyme could help prevent the deadly virus from spreading.
IANS | December 30, 2017 3:16 PM
Suffering from cervical cancer? Along with your radiation therapy, start eating blueberries.
PTI | December 30, 2017 1:29 PM
Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid beta than its waste-disposal system can handle.
PTI | December 30, 2017 1:14 PM
Smokers who are willing to use e-cigarettes tend to smoke less and have increased quit attempts, a study has found. “Combustible cigarettes are the most harmful form of nicotine delivery.
PTI | December 29, 2017 6:27 PM
Scientists have developed a new type of skin patch that may help reduce bulging tummy fats and obesity by delivering drugs that turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat.
PTI | December 29, 2017 1:29 PM
In search of new strategies against the life-threatening tuberculosis infection, scientists have discovered a substance that prevents the membrane formation of the bacterium.
PTI | December 29, 2017 12:34 PM
A new wrist-worn gadget may help people with sleep problems by objectively tracking their real-life sleep habits and quality, scientists say.
PTI | December 28, 2017 4:23 PM
Scientists have developed an electronic nose that can non-invasively detect colon diseases and distinguish between patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
PTI | December 28, 2017 4:17 PM
Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam has appealed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to convene an all-party meeting to find a solution to the “miseries” of the citizens caused due to the ongoing Metro rail construction work.
PTI | December 27, 2017 5:56 PM
Short-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution and ozone – even at low levels – may increase the risk of premature death in the elderly, a US study warns.
PTI | December 27, 2017 4:27 PM
Scientists have developed a nanowire device that can detect microscopic levels of cancer markers in the urine, an advance that could help non-invasively diagnose the deadly disease.
PTI | December 27, 2017 12:17 PM
Scientists have developed a skin patch that can deliver drugs to regulate blood sugar in diabetics for days at a time.
IANS | December 26, 2017 4:23 PM
Regularly consuming a Western-type diet, which are high in fats and sugars but low in fibre, may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases, weight gain, as well as diabetes, researchers say.
IANS | December 23, 2017 4:30 PM
Exercise can stop accumulation of a harmful protein which is believed to play a central role in the brain cell death associated with Parkinson’s disease, new research has found.
PTI | December 23, 2017 2:24 PM
The brains of adolescents react more responsively to receiving rewards, according to a study that shows it can make learning easier. “The adolescent brain is very sensitive to feedback.
PTI | December 22, 2017 1:16 PM
Scientists analysed the DNA of over 300,000 people and found many genes linked to neuroticism – characterised by feelings of anxiety, worry and guilt. The genes are also linked to depression.
PTI | December 22, 2017 12:24 PM
Even a short, one-time burst of exercise can boost parts of the brain responsible for executive function such as decision-making and focus, a study suggests.
PTI | December 22, 2017 12:10 PM
Small bacterial infections that may go unnoticed can start a chain of events that leads to chronic inflammation and potentially life-threatening colitis, a study has found.
IANS | December 20, 2017 3:12 PM
Combining the treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer with a common anti-rheumatic drug could provide more effective results, new research has shown.
IANS | December 20, 2017 3:07 PM
In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a novel gene therapy to treat children and adult patients with an inherited form of vision loss that may result in blindness.
IANS | December 20, 2017 2:28 PM
Avoid obesity and its related health problems like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal disorders by changing few habits.
PTI | December 19, 2017 12:51 PM
Higher levels of air pollution may increase the risk of delinquent behaviour among teenagers, a study has warned.
PTI | December 17, 2017 3:35 PM
Scientists have identified seven key classes of characteristics of bipolar disorder, according to a finding that explains why every patient’s experience of the condition is different.
PTI | December 17, 2017 3:22 PM
Using light-emitting nanoparticles, scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a highly effective method to detect tiny tumours and track their spread, potentially leading to earlier cancer detection.
PTI | December 17, 2017 12:13 PM
Scientists have identified a brain region that can be stimulated to correct social impairments in autistic children.
PTI | December 17, 2017 12:05 PM
Infants born to mothers within three kilometres of an industrial site may be at an increased risk of asthma and early death, a US study warns.
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