New laser-based tool maps how drug abuse affects brain

Scientists have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow to th...

Plastics used in bottles could damage developing ovaries

Researchers at Harvard have been trying to assess how BPA affects humans through studies of women en...

Sugar addiction is key contributor to heart disease, cancer risk

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, particularly carbonated soft drinks, may be a key contribu...

'Eating well could cut incidence of TB by half'

More than a million new cases of tuberculosis every year in India are attributable to undernutrition...
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First app to tell if alcohol related tremors are real or fake
Scientists developed first app to measure strength of tremors owing to alcohol withdrawal.
How movement affects hearing decoded
Ever wondered why we stop talking and moving altogether when we want to listen carefully to someone?
Study: We travel with our own germs
No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body.
'Angry face' makes you appear stronger
Ever noticed your lowered brow, thinned lips and flared nostrils when you get mad over something?
Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly DNA for clues
Researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming under control.
Alcoholism: Gene may put you at greater risk
Scientists have identified a gene that plays a key role in the development of alcoholism and alcohol...
Gene studies of Ebola show virus is mutating fast
Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic cha...
Brain constraint makes learning new skills difficult
Scientists have discovered a fundamental constraint in the brain that may explain why we struggle wi...
Smartphone app detects jaundice in newborns in minutes
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a smartphone app that checks for jaundic...
Junk food may kill your appetite for balanced diet
Junk food not only makes you pile on the pounds, it may also suppress your appetite for a balanced d...
Ebola toll tops 1,550, continues to accelerate - WHO
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has taken 1,552 lives out of 3,069 known cases...
Health Ministry tracking 821 air passengers for Ebola in India
Passengers being tracked for Ebola belong mostly to states of Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Nigeria warns against complacency in Ebola fight
Nigeria's health minister has warned against complacency in the country's fight against Ebola, despi...
Nigerian woman under Ebola observation in Madurai hospital
The woman was an HIV patient and had complained of throat pain and headache. She was tested at the A...
Big fat wedding could be key to marital bliss
The more people attend your wedding, the better the chances you will be happily married.
Apollo hospital launches critical care delivery initiative in Hyderabad
'eAccess' enables an intensivist to monitor 40-50 patients and help care team to take relevant actio...
More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'
Like parents, many kids also identify themselves as about the right weight even if they are overweig...
Do it yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs
''Do it yourself'' blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-of...
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