London, March 28 : If you tend sleep over 9 hours or less than 6, chances are you might die early.
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, March 28 : Paving the way for personalised medicine, Indian scientists have identified for the first time various genetic alterations found in prostate cancer patients in the country, a development that could aid clinicians diagnose, decide and select the most effective and precise therapy for the person.
New York, March 28 : A new imaging technique that shows the difference between normal and cancerous cells may one day make biopsies a thing of the past.
New York, March 28 : In a first, researchers have designed a fully implantable micropacemaker for use in a foetus with complete heart block.
New York, March 27 : Genes appear to play a stronger role in people living up to extreme old age, according to a new study of siblings.
New York, March 27 : Roseroot may provide a herbal treatment option with minimal side effects for depression-related disorders, a new research has found.
Toronto, March 27 : That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth, warns a new study.
New York, March 27 : In the absence of antiretroviral therapy, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS can begin replicating in the brain as early as four months after initial infection, a new research has found.
Washington, Mar.27 : A new study has provided a deeper insight into how crossing the fingers can help reduce feelings of pain.
New York, March 27 : While most people affected by the flu recover easily, children with a rare genetic mutation may fall so ill that they could end up in the hospital and even lose the battle against the influenza virus, suggests a new study.
New York, March 27 : Honeybees use different sets of genes, regulated by two distinct mechanisms, to fight off viruses, bacteria and gut parasites, new research reveals.
Washington, Mar 27 : A recent study has suggested that Roseroot herb could be a potential beneficial treatment option for the treatment of major depressive disorders.
Washington, March 27 : Mediterranean diet is known to be healthy, but now researchers have said that cuisine also is less of a pollutant.
Washington, March 27 : Though there may be a decline in cigarette smoking, a new study had claimed that now hookah has become a popular trend amongst high school seniors.
Washington, Mar 27 : A new study has revealed that high-fat diet alters behavior and produces signs of brain inflammation.
Washington, March 27 : Scientists have explained via a model, how human immune system keeps at bay from TB.
Washington, March 27 : The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus may soon spread to the US, predicts a new study.
New York, March 27 : Antibiotic consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67 percent between 2010 and 2030, and possibly endanger their effectiveness in humans, say Princeton University researchers, including one who is of Indian-origin.
New York, March 27 : People can soon cut down the time taken to heal their everyday cuts and burns by half with the help of a new therapy developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University here.
Washington, Mar.26 : A newly-discovered, heritable genetic cause of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), namely mutation of the gene ETV6, has recently been described by the researchers.
London, March 26 : Researchers have found that nasal drops of a "good" bacterial strain can help prevent the deadly disease meningitis. The findings could lead to a new approach that could help suppress meningitis outbreaks.
Washington, Mar 26: Researchers have validated the first standardized protocol for measuring one of the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease.
New York, March 26 : A three-dimensional model of human respiratory tissue can offer an improved platform to measure the impact of chemicals, like those found in cigarette smoke, or other aerosols on the lung, a new study says.
London, Mar.26 : A new tool, dubbed as Globorisk, can help chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40.
Washington, March 26 : Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioural problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids has said.
New York, Mar 27 : An analysis conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) found that the risks of drinking raw (unpasteurized) cow's milk are significant.
New York, March 26 : Medication used to treat patients with Type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people to gain more body fat, new research has found.
New York, March 26 : Drinking raw milk, instead of pasteurised milk, can increase your risk of getting food-borne illness by over 100 times, warns a new study.
London, March 25 : If you are a regular drinker, you might want to put that gas down, as new study has revealed that consuming 3 glasses of alcohol per day can cause liver cancer.
Washington, Mar 25 : A new research has discovered that fats were a 'new weapon' in the war against type 2 diabetes and play an important role to treat it.
New Delhi, March 25 : In a path-breaking research, a world-renowned homeopath has, along with the Mumbai-based Haffkine Institute, developed a new drug from TB germs for the patients of the dreaded infectious disease.
Los Angeles, March 25 : Using an adequate amount of the right kinds of fats and oils can play a pivotal role in slowing down the ageing of your body.
New York, March 25 : Milk is not just good for babies, but for adults as well -- at least their brains. New research at the University of Kansas Medical Center has found a correlation between milk consumption and the levels of the naturally-occurring antioxidant glutathione in the brain in older, healthy adults.
London, March 25 : Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety.
New York, March 25 : Queen's University cancer researcher Madhuri Koti has discovered a biomarker that will help lead to better predictions of the success of chemotherapy in ovarian cancer patients.
Washington, Mar 25 : A new study has examined that air pollution is linked to increased risk of anxiety and stroke.
Washington, Mar 25 : A new study has find a possible correlation between milk consumption and brain health and has demonstrated that consuming milk can be good for one's brain.
Washington, March 25 : Scientists have identified some red blood cell traits in children that can increase or decrease their risk for malaria disease.
Washington, March 25 : Good news for chocolate lovers! Scientists are working to make the treats sweeter and nutritious.
Washington, Mar.24 : A senior doctor has recently stated that India needs political will and dedication with sufficient resources to tackle TB epidemic.
Los Angeles, March 24 : Actress Angelina Jolie has undergone surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to avoid getting cancer. She daringly underwent a double mastectomy two years ago followed by reconstructive surgery.
New York, March 24 : Running barefoot may increase injury risk in older, more experienced athletes, finds a study.
London, March 24 : Researchers in Britain have used genetic analysis of the tuberculosis (TB) bacteria to trace the fatal spread of multidrug- resistant TB between patients.
Washington, Mar 24 : A new research has revealed that women who give birth to four or more children are more likely to have cardiovascular changes than women who have fewer children.
Washington, March 24 : Artificial sweetener can do more than just sweeten your foods, as a new study has found that the popular sugar substitute may lead to the development of drugs capable of combating aggressive cancers, with fewer side effects.
Washington, Mar 24 : A new study has indicated that kids who are exposed to their parents' smoking may have a higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood than those whose parents didn't smoke.
Washington, March 24 : A new study has revealed how people suffering from individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) are able to ignore that bite of tempting foods like chocolate lava cake.
Washington, Mar 24 : A new study has examined that men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race.
Washington, March 24 : Scientists have come up with a new way to cook rice, that reduces the calories absorbed by the body by more than half, leading to decrease in obesity rates.
London, March 24 : There is some good news for those who can't have 'it' up on the spur of the moment! Researchers have devised a gene therapy that triggers reliable erections.
New York, March 24 : Eating every day a diet high in whole grains and cereal fibres may reduce your risk of premature death, suggests a new study.
New York, March 24 : Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating aggressive, difficult-to-treat cancers with fewer side effects, new research has found.
New York, March 24 : Women who give birth to four or more children are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases than women who have fewer children, says Indian-American researcher Monika Sanghavi from University of Texas's Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Melbourne, March 24 : Smoking in front of your kids puts them at higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood, says a new study.
New York, March 24 : Regardless of race, men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, says a study.
New York March 24 : Are you avoiding rice to control your weight? You may soon get to relish your favourite rice delicacies as introducing a little change in cooking methods can cut calorie content by half, researchers say.
Washington, Mar 23 : According to a recent research, Vitamin D consumption may lead to lowering or even reverse the progression of low-grade prostate cancer, without the need of surgery or radiation.
Mumbai, March 23 : If there's a dental problem that you have been ignoring for a while, expert help is just a phone call away, courtesy a toll free helpline launched by oral care brand Pepsodent.
Melbourne, Mar 23 : A new survey has suggested that women should do regular exercise as physical inactivity is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women over the age of 30.
Wellington, Mar.23 : A new study has revealed that looking at an image of an overweight or obese person could influence one's sense of smell.