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New way to fight malaria found

Martin and her colleagues also revealed how the protein may have developed resistance to chloroquine. Reuters

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease cou...

New drug target to fight malaria identifiedNew finding could lead to better malaria treatments
Eat slowly, pay attention to what you eat and stop when you are 80 per cent full.
While eating, listen to your stomach, not your eyes
Most of us would decline if offered food right after a meal. Yet if something tempting is brought in...

BMI: A number that may not add up

Recent studies have indicated that many with BMI levels at the low end of normal are less healthy th...

For younger skin, ditch cosmetics, embrace exercise

Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin ageing in people.

Scientists find new way to observe 'good' brown fat

Scientists have for the first time used MRI scanning to confirm the presence of 'brown fat' in a liv...

Vitamin B3 delivered to Earth by meteorites

Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteo...
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Watching TV tied to poor snacking habits, heart disease risk
kids who spend more time in front of a screen-snack more frequently and are likely to choose less he...
Wearable smart patch can detect disease and deliver drugs
Smart patch that can be worn on the wrist to detect symptoms of Parkinson's disease and even deliver...
Obesity tied to our ability to digest carbohydrates
Scientists have found that people who have fewer copies of a gene that helps the body digest carbohy...
Global warming: Hot temperature can lead to hotter tempers, says UN
Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security pr...
Astronauts Heart becomes more spherical in space
Heart becomes more spherical when exposed to long periods of microgravity in space, a change that co...
Heart attacks rise after clocks go forward?
Turning the clocks forward an hour in the spring for daylight saving time is followed by a spike in ...
Heart attacks rise after clocks go forward: Study
There was a 25 pct jump in number of heart attacks occurring on Monday after the spring time change.
Space makes the heart grow rounder: Study
Astronauts' hearts grow rounder while they are in space, suggesting that spending lots of time in mi...
Mild head injuries linked to risk of death years later
Adults hospitalized with mild head injuries have almost double the risk of dying in the next 15 year...
Diet drinks raise heart concern in postmenopausal women
Diet drinks may increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other heart problems in postmenopausa...
Exercising for healthier eyes
New research suggests that physical activity might protect our eyes as we age.
Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to preterm birth: Study
Antidepressant medications taken by pregnant women are associated with increased rates of preterm bi...
Brain's mechanism knows when to stop drinking water
Overdrinking can reduce salt concentration of blood that can result in swelling of the brain, a pote...
Fertility: Compounds in plastic, cosmetic lotion affect men
While both men and women were exposed to known toxic chemicals, men seemed much more likely to suffe...
For navratras, switch to healthier diet of pseudo grains
Pseudo cereals such as buckwheat, quinoa and amaranth have higher percentage of protein.
AIIMS life-saving drugs are of substandard quality: HoD to chief
Dr Chandralekha has written to AIIMS medical superintendent over 'poor quality of life-saving drugs'...
Marriage is healthy for the heart: Study
The study is the largest of its kind to show how heart health is linked to marital status.
Scientists create 'designer' chromosome
Scientists have created the first man-made chromosome for a complex-celled organism.
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