New York, Oct 27 : US scientists have in a breakthrough research found that realistic sensations of touch can be restored in human amputees by directly stimulating the nervous system.
New York, Oct 27 : Researchers have come up with a new wearable patch for skin that claims to treat children and young adults with peanut allergy, finds a study.
New York, Oct 27 : Easing pain during labour through administering epidural anesthesia is likely to decrease the likelihood of postpartum depression in some women, suggests a study.
Seoul, Oct 27 (Yonhap/IANS) A team of South Korean medical scientists has identified a new protein that is linked to causing lung cancer.
London, Oct 27 : Urging policymakers and experts attending an international conference here to find new solutions for tuberculosis -- new diagnostics, new drugs, shorter regimens and an effective vaccines -- Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, a TB survivor, said everyone has a role to play in ending the epidemic.
Toronto, Oct 27 : People with higher levels of psychopathic tendencies are more likely to assault their romantic partners, a study has found.
New York, Oct 27 : Want to exercise more? Start competing with your peers on online health programmes, researchers say.
London, Oct 27 : Your Facebook status updates, 'likes' and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders, a new study says.
Moscow, Oct 27 : In a major step towards improving surgeries after head or face injuries, Russian scientists have developed a new type of 3-D-printed polymeric bone implants that can get absorbed and subsequently replaced with natural bone tissue in the body.
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 27 : Each year, more than 4,000 children and teens are diagnosed with brain cancer and the disease kills more children than any other cancer.
New Delhi, Oct 26 : Mullerian anomalies, or a defect in the development of uterus and fallopian tubes, is the basic reason for infertility among 4-5 per cent of women in India, said doctors on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 26 : With numerous cases of burns and irritation reported every year during Diwali, health experts on Wednesday cautioned people to avoid fire crackers as their smoke can cause damage to the respiratory tract, especially among children suffering from asthma.
Kolkata, Oct 26 : The average salt intake in India is double that of the WHO-recommended maximum consumption level of 5 gm/day, a study said on Wednesday.
London, Oct 26 : A parent-led early intervention programme for autism that helps improve parents' interaction with their children has showed significant reduction in the severity of the disorder symptoms in the kids as they aged, a study has found.
Washington, Oct 26 : Paving the way for a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer, researchers have identified a suite of molecules in faeces that signifies the presence of precancerous polyps.
New York, Oct 26 : Adding whole eggs to a colourful salad boosts the amount of vitamin E the body absorbs from the vegetables, says a study.
WashingtonD.C [US], Oct. 26 : A new study from UCL researchers found that subtle, unconscious increase in arousal - indicated by a faster heartbeat and dilated pupils - shape our confidence for visual experiences.
WahingtonD.C. [US], Oct. 26 : Drinking highly caffeinated alcoholic beverages trigger changes in the adolescent brain, similar to taking cocaine, and the consequences last into adulthood, according to a recent research conducted at Purdue University.
WashingtonD.C. [US], Oct. 26 : A new study investigates the brain's capability to process visual information after many years of total blindness, by studying patients affected by Retinitis Pigmentosa, a hereditary illness of the retina that gradually leads to complete blindness.
New York, Oct 26 : Yoga offers a promising approach to fight spinal stiffness and reduced mobility that astronauts on long missions in space suffer from, say researchers.
New York, Oct 26 : An experimental drug developed to combat Alzheimer's disease has the potential to prevent inflammation, remove abnormal protein clumps in the brain as well as restore memory in the patients suffering from the neurodegenerative disease, a study has found.
New York, Oct 26 : The smoke from burning roadside trash piles -- a common practice in India -- contains such high concentration of particles that it can lead to 1,000 times more toxic exposures to nearby humans, warns a study by researchers at Duke University in the US.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct. 26 : Patients with disseminated advanced cancer who undergo surgery are far more likely to endure long hospital stays and readmissions, referrals to extended care facilities and death, found a recent research.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct. 26 : According to a recent researchconducted at Purdue University, adding whole eggs to a colorful salad boosts the amount of Vitamin E which the body absorbs from the vegetables.
WashingtonD.C. [US], Oct. 26 : A recent research conducted at the University of British Columbia has found that half of the statements made by smokers during counseling sessions that are designed to help them stop, have nothing to do with quitting.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct. 26 : Low intensity ultrasound after surgical repair of a bone fracture, is a popular treatment to progress recovery, but it does not work, found a large international study led by researchers at McMaster University.
Toronto, Oct 26 : Cranberry extract has the potential to interrupt communication between harmful bacteria thus stopping spread of infections and paving way to developing alternative approaches in controlling infections, a research has found.
New York, Oct 26 : Increased exposure to air pollution may cause damage and inflammation to blood vessels among young and healthy adults and thus raise the risk of cardiovascular disease and other related deaths, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
Kolkata, Oct 26 : Thinking of ditching the salad bar in favour of pakoras from your favourite snack vendor? Think again.
Washington, Oct 26 : In good news for stroke and spinal cord injury patients, researchers have designed a lower-limb robot exoskeleton -- a wearable robot that features natural knee movement to help patients regain the ability to walk or help strengthen their muscles.
London, Oct 25 : A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, a study reveals.
Sydney, Oct 25 : Increased muscle strength may help to improve brain function in adults who suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI), shows a new study.
London, Oct 25 : Along with our skin that loses the firmness and elasticity of the youth, our brain too starts to sag as we age, researchers say.
Sydney, Oct 25 : Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study.
New York, Oct 25 : A drug, which is already used in high doses in medical detoxification emergencies, may help prevent many age-related health problems when used at much lower levels, suggests new research conducted on rats.
New York, Oct 25 : Drinking highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol trigger changes in the adolescent brain which are similar to taking cocaine, suggests a study.
Toronto, Oct 25 : Using the freshest blood for transfusion may not necessarily improve patients survival rates, Canadian researchers have found.
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct.25 : A study says that children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks inside their brains.
New York, Oct 25 : In a first, Harvard University researchers have made an entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing that can offer a viable alternative to traditional animal testing.
New York, Oct 25 : Pregnancy in young women may increase the risk of stroke as compared to their older counterparts of childbearing age, a study has found.
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct.25 : A new report says that experiments designed to reveal how a protein protects the lungs from asthma-related damage suggest a new way to treat a rare disease marked by the inability of cells to break down fats.
Toronto, Oct 24 : Regular aerobic exercise may be beneficial for older adults who already have memory and thinking problems, says new research.
New York, Oct 24 : New-born babies should be put to bed in the same bedroom as their parents but not on the same bed for the first year of their life. They should be laid on a separate surface or a crib as this may help avoid cot death among infants, researchers have suggested.
New Delhi , Oct.24 : As Dengue and Chikungunya continue to affect people across northern India, Believers Church has started a campaign to educate economically weaker sections of the society about the disease and ways to prevent it.
London, Oct 24 : Patients who underwent hip replacement surgery have showen little improvement in their physical activity levels like walking, cycling or climbing stairs, a study has found.
Washington D.C [USA], Oct.24 : Two new Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs are now helping patients better prepare for surgery and recuperate faster afterward.
Washington D.C [USA], Oct.24 : A new study has brought the purpose of a hip replacement into question.
Washington D.C [USA], Oct.24 : Measurable brain changes have been witnessed in children after a single season of playing youth football, even without a concussion diagnosis, says a new study.
Washington D.C [USA], Oct.24 : A new research, through the use of nanotechnology, now aims to improve the administration and availability of drug therapies to HIV patients.
New York, Oct 23 : Enzyme Nuak1 is a reliable potential target which can be used in drugs to prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's, finds a research.
Ottawa, Oct 23 : Even if you are up to 20 per cent less fit than your population average, it is sufficient to prevent risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, obesity that affect people with heart disease, finds a study.
London, Oct 23 : There is no link between how hungry we feel and the amount of calories we consume, reveals a study.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct. 23 : The scientists have in a recent study found that how society treats an overweight person lays impact on his health.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct. 23 : Scientists from the University of Basel discovered a fundamental new mechanism that helped in explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.
New York, Oct 23 : Parents, be carefull before posting your kid's photo on social media as sharing with others about your child on digital platform may lead to unanticipated risks in future, according to new research.
Washington D.C [US], Oct.23 : According to a recent study, scientists suggest that taking a certain kind of pill may prevent the accumulation of toxic molecules in brain which would help prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease.
Washington D.C. [US], Oct.23 : A worldwide ecological assessment has found that rates of pneumonia among young children in different countries are linked with the use of solid fuels.
Washington D.C [US], Oct.23 : In a recent study, scientists have discovered a new mechanism that regulates obesity.
New York, Oct 22 : Household dysfunction or any adverse event in childhood may have a short-term affect on a child's health and weight in early days as well, finds a study.
New York, Oct 22 : Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.