Health

Most cancers may be down to ‘bad luck’

Most cases of cancer are the result of sheer 'bad luck' rather than just unhealthy lifestyles, diet or even inherited genes, new research suggests.

Most cancers may be down to ‘bad luck’

Patient stem cells used to make dementia-in-a-dish

Belgian researchers have identified a new strategy for treating an inherited form of dementia...

Patient stem cells used to make dementia-in-a-dish

Physical inactivity can damage blood vessels

Even a few days of inactivity can cause damage to blood vessels in the legs that can take a prolonged period of time to repair, scientists have found.

Physical inactivity can damage blood vessels

Star Trek helps scientists look into 24th century heart health

Austrian researchers have studied episodes of television show Star Trek to see if the sci-fi series could help predict the treatment...

heart, heart disease, heart treatment News

Year of birth may determine obesity risk

Scientists have found that the impact of a gene associated with obesity largely depends on the birth year of an individual...

Obesity, year of birth, health news

Breathing helps you slim down!

Ever wondered where the fat goes when we lose weight? Most of it is breathed out as carbon dioxide...

Breathing exercise, Breathing, Weight loss News

HIV positive adults have poorer hearing: Study

HIV positive adults have poorer low- and high-frequency hearing than those without the infection...

Health News

Neuron transmission observed live for first time

For the first time, researchers have successfully recorded synaptic transmission between neurons in a live animal by using...

Neuron transmission observed live for first time

Mitochondrial DNA test may predict frailty, mortality

The amount of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) found in a person's blood directly relates to how frail they are medically...

Mitochondrial DNA test may predict frailty, mortality

New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer’s early

Researchers, including those of Indian origin, have developed a noninvasive method that can detect Alzheimer's disease...

New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer’s early

Festival cheer marred by nasty hangover? 7 tips on how to avoid it

Research shows that gin and vodka, beverages that contain less of the biologically active compounds cause fewer headaches.

Health News

‘Warm’ workout key to weight loss

New research debunks belief that exercising in chilly conditions requires more energy and, hence, leads to greater weight loss.

extreme exercise News

Now, Google Glass apps for kids with autism

A US-based start-up is developing Google Glass apps as well as hardware add-ons that can help autistic kids learn social and communication...

Autism, Autism disorder, Autism brain News

Health benefits of calorie restriction identified

Researchers have identified a key molecular mechanism behind the health benefits of calorie restriction or reduced...

Health benefits of calorie restriction identified

Thinking about exercise may make you stronger

Just thinking about exercising can actually make your muscles stronger...

Thinking about exercise may make you stronger

New drug target may stop lung cancer from spreading

For the first time, scientists have shown how lung cancer cells break loose and spread around the body...

New drug target may stop lung cancer from spreading

Cells use fingers to ‘feel’ their surroundings

Cells have finger-like projections they use to feel their surroundings...

Cells use fingers to ‘feel’ their surroundings

12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders identified

Scientists have discovered 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders such as intellectual disabilities...

Health News

Stem cells used to create artificial sperm and egg

Researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have for the first time used human embryonic stem cells to create primordial germ cells that give rise to egg and sperm.

Stem cells used to create artificial sperm and egg

How mosquitoes transmit malaria decoded

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have determined the genetic sequencing of 16 malaria causing mosquitoes...

How mosquitoes transmit malaria decoded

Genes linked to developmental disorders

British scientists said that they had discovered 12 genes linked to developmental disorders in children...

Genes linked to developmental disorders

Smartphone touchscreen use leads to greater brain activity

Your smartphone touchscreen can actually change the way your thumb and brain work together, a new study has found.

Health News

Novel way to spur hair growth discovered

A new way to trigger hair growth using human skin is offering fresh hope of a cure for baldness, scientists say.

Novel way to spur hair growth discovered

Suicide risk linked to insomnia, alcohol use

Alcohol use is associated with an increased risk of suicide and this increase may be partially due to insomnia symptoms, a new study has found.

Suicide risk linked to insomnia, alcohol use

Fast food may harm your kid’s academic performance

Fast food may slow the brain and make children perform worse in school, a new study has warned.

Health News

Diabetic kids have slower brain growth

Young children with type 1 diabetes have slower brain growth compared to their non-diabetic peers, a new study has found.

diabetes News

Lost memories can be restored

Researchers may be able to restore lost memories in early-stage Alzheimer's patients, suggests a new study which found that long-term...

Lost memories can be restored
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