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Potential ‘new osteoporosis’ therapy identified

Researchers have identified a new therapeutic approach that, while still preliminary, could promote the development of new bone-forming cells in patients suffering from bone loss.

Even when brain shrinks with age, cells’ density remains constant

A new study has revealed that cell density remains constant even though the brain shrinks with age.

Seven fresh cases of MERS detected in South Korea

The number of people suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea has increased to 145, with seven fresh cases detected on Sunday.

Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurates Wi-fi zone at Taj Mahal

Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday inaugurated a Wi-fi hotspot zone at the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Pull up your socks! Ebola could flare up again in West Africa

The international medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has warned that Ebola could hit West Africa again apparently health authorities have no better equipments to control it like 2014

With a combined age of 194 years, British lovebirds crowned world’s oldest newlyweds

A 103-year-old man and a 91-year-old woman have become the oldest couple in the world to get married, after they said their vows in Britain on June 13.

In name of science: Disabled Russian all set to undergo world’s first full head transplant

A disabled Russian man, who is all set to undergo for the world's first full head transplant, has met the doctor who claimed to do the surgery.

Potential ‘new osteoporosis’ therapy identified

Researchers have identified a new therapeutic approach that, while still preliminary, could promote the development of new bone-forming cells in patients suffering from bone loss.

Active video games can be source of physical activity for kids

A recent study has suggested that active video games may actually be a source of moderate or intense physical activity in children five to eight years old.

‘Exercise’ with physiotherapist helps overpower ‘depression’

A new study has revealed that exercise with a physiotherapist helps people with depression.

Here’s why obesity puts us at risk of severe respiratory failure

A new study has uncovered a mechanism that appears to explain why obesity predisposes to developing acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), discovering a novel strategy for preventing ARDS in obes

Mini breast grown for breast cancer’s understanding, treatment

Researchers have grown a mini breast using patients' discarded tissues, a breakthrough that will help provide insights into the behaviour of breast cancer and develop treatments for the deadly disease

WHO expects MERS to spread from South Korea

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Saturday that it expected the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) to spread wider, and added that the disease was both large and complex, and that it

Alzheimer’s group may scrap early look at coveted Lilly data

The Alzheimer's Association may not offer an early look at highly sought clinical trial data on an experimental drug from Eli Lilly and Co after news of the impending release led to a jump in the comp

Everyday gourmet

Food start-ups—which deliver cook-it-yourself gourmet food boxes containing pre-measured and labelled ingredients along with recipe cards—are now making it possible for customers to whip up delect

Mysteries at the museum

From a museum devoted to the history of potatoes and the production of fries to one celebrating the history of fans and the art of fan-making, we take a look at some of the world’s most quirky museu

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: First group of pilgrims arrive in Almora

The first group of pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra this year arrived in Almora on Saturday.

European space chief suggests making room for China, India on station

The incoming head of the European Space Agency said in a published interview that the International Space Station should be opened up to astronauts from India and China.

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Here’s how dogs are able to follow human gaze

Gaze following to distant space may be a basic response found in many taxa, but dogs may present a special case as they are able to follow human gaze to objects such as food or toys, but not for the c

FDA approves St. Jude’s brain implant for Parkinson’s disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it approved a brain implant from St. Jude Medical Inc that helps reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor, a neurological disorder that ca

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity letter sold for $62,500

A letter Albert Einstein wrote to one of his sons in 1945 explaining the connection between his theory of relativity and the atomic bombs that had just been dropped on Japan has sold at auction for US

Here’s how taking vitamin D may help cure Crohn’s disease

Vitamin D has shown promise for treating Crohn's disease in a pilot study.

Urine test may detect breast cancer early

A new test that identifies changes in cell metabolism through urine samples may detect breast cancer early, scientists say.

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NASA to deploy first interplanetary CubeSats for next Mars mission

NASA's next Mars landing mission in 2016 will include two CubeSats, the first time tiny satellites will be flown in deep space.

Milk proteins may be good source to fight against heart disease

A new study has revealed that dietary compounds formed in milk-based products can help fight against heart disease.

Overweight postmenopausal women at higher risk of breast cancer

A new study has revealed that obesity is associated with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

DASH dieters can substitute lean pork for chicken or fish to lower BPs

A new study has suggested that adults who are following the DASH-style eating pattern to lower their blood pressure can expand their protein options to include lean, unprocessed pork.

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