London, April 29 : Researchers have discovered that vitamin nicotinamide riboside, which is a source of vitamn B3, has the potential to revitalise certain organs that lose the regenerative capacity with age.
London, April 29 : Fancy eating chocolates every day? You may soon have the recommendation of doctors to indulge a little as researchers have found that a dark chocolate bar daily could reduces the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases.
New Delhi, April 29 : Before investing in permanent hair reduction by opting for laser treatment, ensure that the service is done under the supervision of a certified dermatologist and clarify all aspects of the treatment, says an expert.
By Neelapu Shanti, New Delhi, Apr.29 : The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said that trucks account for 12 percent of air pollution.
London, April 29 : Women taking antidepressants during pregnancy, please take note. Researchers have warned that exposure to these pills during gestation period is likely to increase depression in kids by early adolescence.
London, April 29 : People who empathise easily with others do not necessarily understand them well and, on the contrary, excessive empathy can lead to impairment in their understanding of others, finds a new study.
London, April 29 : If you get cravings for chips, sweets and fast-food whenever you are bored, do not blame the situation alone. According to British researchers, people eat more to boost low levels of brain chemical dopamine as they cannot alleviate the boredom in any other way.
London, April 29 : When medication is used to shut off the oxygen supply to tumours, the cells adapt their metabolism in the medium term -- by switching over to producing energy without oxygen, new research has found.
New York, April 29 : Tiny doses of a cancer drug may stop the raging, uncontrollable immune response to infection that leads to sepsis, say researchers.
New York, April 29 : Researchers have identified four previously unknown genetic diseases that can be brought under the umbrella diagnosis of schizophrenia.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : World's first microbiome study has revealed the links between lifestyle and gut flora.
Hong Kong April 29 : Long-term exposure to environmental pollutants is associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer, a new study warns.
London, April 29 : Are you finding it difficult to remember things? If yes, drink peppermint tea, as according to a new study, it can improve long-term and working memory in healthy adults.
New York, April 29 : Retweeting or sharing information on the micro-blogging site can actually make things worse for you as it creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you've just seen, researchers report.
New York, April 29 : Opening the door for new treatment for Type-2 diabetes in men, researchers have discovered the mechanism that put males with low testosterone at greater risk of developing the debilitating disease.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : An elixir of youth could be on the horizon after a team of researchers found that administering the vitamin nicotinamide riboside restores organs' regenerative capacities and delays ageing.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : A new study has finally found the real secret to looking young and it's all down to your genes.
Washington, April 29 : Inspired by NASA research on inflated anti-gravity suit or G-suit, "miracle suits" are helping new mothers survive blood loss after birth in developing countries, including India.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : According to a recent study, the refreshing scent of peppermint may be just what you need to perk up your mind.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : If you have nothing interesting to do, chances are you will be drawn towards chips and cookies despite being full, according to a recent study.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : Doctors have long known that low testosterone puts men at a greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Now, a team of researchers has shed some more light on the process.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : Did your weekend trip to the beach leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed? Well, now there's science that proves residents with a view of the water are less stressed.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : If metabolic syndrome runs in your family, then you may want to swap that typical dessert with a bowl of fresh black raspberries as a recent study suggests so.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : A new study has revealed that junk-food junkies kicktheir food habit and go healthy when they are rewarded.
New Delhi, April 28 : Worried that you may have gum disease? Red and swollen gums, sensitivity of teeth and receding gum line and appearance of slightly elongated teeth might hold the answers to your doubts, says an expert.
New York, April 28 : Exercise can help people with certain genetic traits lower depressive symptoms more, says a new study.
London, April 28 : Feeling guilty while relishing your favourite chocolate may soon be a thing of the past as researchers have found a way to make fat-free versions of chocolate delicious.
New York, April 28 : Porn can play a positive role in promoting safer sex by encouraging condom use among men, suggests new research.
London, April 28 : One week of learning a new language can boost your mental skills, suggests a new research adding that benefits could also be maintained with regular practice.
Toronto, April 28 : You may now have no excuse not to exercise as researchers have found that a single minute of very intense exercise produces health benefits similar to 45 minutes of traditional endurance training.
New Delhi, April 28 : If you are a coffee lover, here is another reason to go for an extra cup. According to health experts, two-three cups of black, caffeinated coffee without sugar and a little bit or no milk can reduce the risk of liver disease - including liver cancer.
New Delhi, April 28 : Conceptualised with a mission to reverse fat, New Delhi-based TAF Wellness recently opened its flagship centre in the national capital to offer long-term slimming solutions as opposed to commonly available weight loss programmes that generally work for the short term.
New York, April 28 : A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus for up to 23 weeks, researchers have found.
New York, April 28 : If you are 65 and still working, it can be an add-on for you to live longer while retiring early may increase your chances of dying early, says new research, suggesting that there is a strong relationship between work and longevity.
New York, April 28 : Scientists have built a "semantic atlas" or a brain map that identifies areas that respond to words having similar meanings. The finding can help give voice to those who cannot speak such as victims of stroke, brain damage or motor neuron diseases.
New York, April 28 : Spending too much time sitting is bad for your heart as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that sedentary behaviour is associated with increased amounts of calcium deposits in the heart's arteries, which in turn is linked to a higher risk of heart attack.
New York, April 28 : A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that breast cancer cells spread to other parts of the body by sliding around other cells blocking their escape route out of the original tumour.
Washington D.C, Apr 28 : If you are the type of person who wants to shed those extra kilos, but gets tired just thinking about the workout, boy, does science have good news for you: You can be fit in just 60 seconds!
Washington D.C, Apr 28 : Sniffing the aroma of rosemary essential oil could help improve the brain power of elderly people, a new study claims.
New Delhi, Apr 28 : When we think of Asthma, we picture a sneezing or a wheezing individual who seems to be perpetually ill. But is this the case every time? Often we try to run away from the harsh reality of the disease and ignore it, making the situation worst.
Washington D.C, Apr 28 : Turns out, taking early retirement isn't the key to a long life. Instead, it's the people working past age 65 who live the longest, according to a recent study.
New Delhi, Apr 28 : A team of scientists has found a new way to slow the growth and spread of common cancers.
Guwahati, April 28 : Following the success of stem cell therapy in curing several types of spinal problems and paralysis, the therapy was launched in India's northeastern region.
London, April 27 : Danish researchers have developed a novel genetic method that could lead to the development of safe and effective vaccines for controlling diseases such as cancer, asthma, and allergies.
London, April 27 : People need not check their cholesterol levels on an empty stomach, suggests new research involving more than 300,000 individuals from Denmark, Canada and the US.
New York, April 27 : Old age brings with it many health problems including the loss of vision, hearing and taste, and a new study says that the ability to smell the food through the mouth decreases with age.
Hong Kong, April 27 : If you are suffering from asthma, practising yoga may offer some relief from the chronic disease and improve your quality of life, suggests new research.
Washington D.C, Apr 27 : A new study has found that a fatty liver can risk your heart.
Washington D.C, Apr 27 : Can changing work shifts risk your heart? Yes, according to a recent study.
London, April 27 : A patient suffering from fatty liver disease is prone to an increased risk of heart disease as well as the mortality rates associated with it, a new study has found.
London, April 27 : Young gay and bisexual men under age 26 are six times more likely to attempt suicide and deliberately harm themselves compared to older men of the same sexuality, a significant study has found.
Sydney, April 27 : A team of researchers has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of anti-depressants in people suffering from depression.
New York, April 27 : Why do some people who kick a drug habit manage to stay clean, while others relapse? Why do some families seem more prone to addiction than others? The answers may have a lot to do with specific genetic factors that vary from individual to individual, a new study suggests.
Washington D.c, Apr 27 : Asthmatics, you may want to breathe a sigh of relief as a recent study has revealed how yoga can come to your rescue.
Washington, April 27 : Rotating night shifts may slightly increase a woman's risk of heart disease, a study has said.
New Delhi, April 26 : The transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned.
Srinagar, April 26 : Amanullah Khan, considered to be the architect of Kashmir's armed insurgency and the founder of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), died on Tuesday in Pakistan after a chronic lung disease. He was 82.
New Delhi, April 26 : Beer guzzlers can now have their favourite tipple at a cutting price at beer chain The Beer Cafe, who have introduced a new concept called the "cutting beer".
New York, April 26 : A team of US researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid despite having poorer hearing.
London, April 26 : Flu vaccinations, when administered in the morning, can prove to be more effective than in afternoon and can induce greater and protective antibody responses, finds a study.