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New York, Nov 28 : A genetic study has revealed that certain species of mosquitoes have evolved to better transmit malaria than even some of their close cousins.
Washington, Nov 27 : A new study has revealed that the external artificial pancreas improves glucose control and reduces the risk of hypoglycemia compared to conventional diabetes treatment.
London, Nov 27 : A team of researchers has determined the location, where memories are generated with a level of precision never achieved before.
Washington, Nov 27 : A new study has demonstrated that drinking 3-5 cups of coffee might help in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 20 percent.
London, Nov 27 : Wounded soldiers may soon be administered a drug that would put them into "hibernation" until they can be moved to safety, thereby increasing their chances of survival.
New York, Nov 27 : In what could help better diagnose reading disorders such as dyslexia, researchers have now mapped brain regions responsible for the affliction.
Toronto, Nov 27 : Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.
New York, Nov 27 : A new study has found that proper copper levels are essential to the health of the brain at rest.
Kochi, Nov 27 : The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here has carried out a new treatment protocol to treat a 19-year-old girl suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia.
London, Nov 27 : The age-related long-sightedness could be due to proteins in eye-lens that are converted from a fluid solution to a solid glassy state, making the lens more rigid, says a study.
London, Nov 27 : Researchers have found that drinking up to five cups of coffee per day may help curb Alzheimer's risk by 20 percent.
Washington, Nov 26 : In a new study, scientists have found that it is the specific trio of cells that causes breast cancer to spread.
Washington, Nov 26 : In a new study, scientists have provided new insight to understand how memory loss is inherited.
Washington, Nov 26 : The scientists have recently found a new anti-malaria compound that causes mosquito parasite's gut to swell up and explode.
London, Nov 26 : The new most inclusive global study till date shows wide dramatic gulf in cancer survival between countries.
London, Nov 26 : In a new study, scientists have discovered that obesity leads to around 481 000 new cancer cases every year in adults, or 3.6 percent of cancers worldwide.
Washington, Nov 26 : A new study has examined that a long-term testosterone therapy does not increases the risk of prostate cancer.
London, Nov 26 : Early detection of deafness in babies is linked to better reading skills later in their lives, says a new research.
Washington, Nov 26 : Excess body weight causes over 480,000 new cancer cases per year - 3.6 percent of cancers worldwide - in adults, new estimates suggest.
Toronto, Nov 26 : People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gain different perceptions from peoples' faces as the way they gather information - not the judgement process itself - is different from those without the disorder, says a study.
London, Nov 26 : A sweet smell on the breath of your kids could have bitter health consequences as researchers have found that it could signal the onset of Type 1 diabetes.
London, Nov 26 : The fear that paracetamol given to babies can trigger asthma may be exaggerated, find researchers.
New York, Nov 26 : Countries dabbling with conventional injectable vaccine against the measles virus may soon have an alternative as researchers have found a measles vaccine made of fine dry powder safe in early human testing.
By Amar Chandel : We all intend to exercise regularly. But when it comes to putting intention to practice, only about 10 percent are successful. Others happen to have numerous seemingly convincing excuses for not doing so. Here are some of the oft-quoted "reasons", and the reality behind them:
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls, affecting self-esteem, emotional well-being, and social functioning.
London, Nov 25 : Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton reportedly gave up the champagne for a glass of watermelon juice to toast his second world title and celebrate the 'greatest day' of his life.
Melbourne, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that brown fat, nicknamed the "good fat," can help control type 2 diabetes because it not just warms up the body in cold temperatures, but burning up calories in the process, it also "hoovers up" excess sugar.
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that selenium compound that is naturally found in garlic and broccoli boosts immune system to fight against cancer.
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has demonstrated that if as a child one had faced verbal conflicts with their parents, then it becomes easy to battle stressful situations as an adult.
Washington, Nov 25 : A gene that reduces the risk of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered.
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that exercise regimens offer little benefits for 20 percent of patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
Washington, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that a nasal vaccine in works has the potential for long-lasting protection from Ebola virus.
London, Nov 25 : A new study has revealed that eating one table spoon of yoghurt can dramatically cut your chances of getting diabetes.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : Children with recurrent cough, cold and wheeze should visit their physician as these are clear symptoms that the child may be suffering from asthma, a medical expert said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : A new maternity and child healthcare centre will be set up at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), its director, M.C. Misra, said Tuesday.
London, Nov 25 : Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have found that selenium - naturally found in garlic and broccoli - slows down immune over-response, improving treatment against cancers such as melanoma and prostate cancer.
Washington, Nov 25 : Blocking a protein that acts like switch to wake us up may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, new research has found, pointing towards a new target to prevent this devastating brain disorder.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : India spent Rs. 500 crore (Rs.5 billion/$81 million) in fiscal 2013-14 on the treatment of tuberculosis, including providing free medicines, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Tuesday.
New York, Nov 25 : Doctors may inadvertently be creating a new generation of illegal, recreational drug users by prescribing anti-anxiety or sleep medications to teenagers, say University of Michigan researchers.
New York, Nov 25 : Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women.
Washington, Nov 25 : Including yogurt in your daily diet could lower your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study says.
London, Nov 25 : An Indian-origin scientist has discovered a gene that protects people against one of the major causes of stroke in young and middle-aged adults, a development that could hold the key to new treatments.
New York, Nov 25 : Researchers from Tufts University have demonstrated an electronic implant - composed of silk and magnesium - that eliminated bacterial infection in mice by delivering heat to infected tissue when triggered by a remote wireless signal.
New York, Nov 25 : Children with facial deformities who normally have to wait until adulthood for corrective surgery may now breathe easy as researchers have found that certain cells that drive bone growth can be used to treat those kids.
Melbourne, Nov 25 : Brown fat, nicknamed the 'good fat' because it warms up the body in cold temperatures, burning up calories in the process, could also be used to manage Type 2 diabetes, finds research.
New York, Nov 25 : People with sleep apnea, in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops during slumber, are likely to have reduced aerobic fitness, even compared with those of similar body mass indices, new research shows.
Washington, Nov 24 : Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.
Washington, Nov 24 : A new study has found that hookah smoke contains toxic benzene, which has been previously linked to an increased risk for leukemia.
New York, Nov 24 : Overabundance of a protein in the brain cells during brain development may cause abnormalities in its structure and lead to schizophrenia, says a study.
Washington, Nov 24 : A new study has revealed that healthy gut microbiota can help prevent metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of factors that increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke in people.
London, Nov 24 : Veggie diet is better than medicines when it comes to treating Type 2 diabetes, says a new study.
Washington, Nov 24 : A new study has revealed that excess protein during brain development may trigger schizophrenia later in life.
Washington, Nov 24 : A new study has revealed that people who had their own hand or a transplanted hand reattached can regain near-normal sense of touch even years later of the surgery.
London, Nov 24 : Permanent stress can activate immune cells that can cause changes in the brain, leading to mental disorders such as schizophrenia, shows a study.
New Delhi, Nov 24 : Researchers have found how mutations in a gene called Tmie can cause deafness from birth, suggesting new avenues for therapies aimed at restoring hearing.
New York, Nov 24 : Talk therapy is gaining in importance as an alternative to medication with regard to averting repeated suicide attempts, a study shows.
Washington, Nov 23 : A new study has examined that levels of testosterone play a limited role when it comes to driving menopausal women's interest in sex and sexual function.
Washington, Nov 23 : Exercise along with occasional fasting is good for boosting the brain's neurons, shows a new research.
Washington, Nov 23 : A new study has revealed patients who receive more cells during cell therapy for heart attacks get significant benefits.
London, Nov 23 : The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea where the crisis began.