London, March 1 : Researchers have discovered a link between the levels of certain environmental pollutants that a person accumulates in his or her body and their level of obesity.
Washington, March 1 : Intermittent fasting may actually help people live longer and healthier, says a study.
Kolkata, March 1 : Indian and Brazilian experts have devised a method to estimate iron build-up in thalassemia patients, which will aid in better management of the blood disorder.
London, March 1 : Researchers have developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on people suffering from a type of blood cancer.
Washington, Mar 1 : A new study has demonstrated that mothers, who experience higher levels of social stressors, are least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks.
Washington, Mar 1 : It is well known that in the long run, eating fatty foods is bad for you and can increase your risk of having a stroke or heart attack, but as per a new study, a high-fat diet may actually be beneficial to your health and help to reduce heart attack damage.
Washington, Mar 1 : A new study has revealed that a newly characterized group of pharmacological compounds blocks both the inflammation and nerve cell damage seen in mouse models of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Washington, Mar. 01 : A new study has revealed that calorie counting and weight-stigma prevent teens from eating healthy food.
Washington, Mar 1 : A new study has suggested that a protein commonly found in human cells can be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis.
New York, March 1 : Researchers have developed a new blood test that could predict the intensity of a patient's allergic reaction to peanut consumption.
Washington, Feb. 28 : A new study has recently revealed that people with depression cannot easily shake off social rejection and move on.
Washington, Feb. 28 : A new study has revealed that cola raises cancer risk due to its caramel coloring.
Washington, Feb 28 : A new research has found that feast-and-famine diet extends the lifespan of an individual and prevents from the age-related diseases.
Washington, Feb. 28 : Researchers have recently converted human skin cells into appetite controlling neurons for the first time ever, which might eventually provide obesity cure.
New York, Feb 28 : Researchers have found evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a result of immunological dysfunction, meaning it is a biological illness and not a psychological disorder as commonly thought.
Washington, Feb 27 : A new study has found that by measuring the presence of autoantibodies in the blood of young children could detect the development of type 1 diabetes.
Washington, Feb. 27 : A new research has revealed that a compound found in an Asian herb may help in treating Ebola.
Washington, Feb. 27 : A new study has recently revealed that odds of having back pain are 1.6 higher for people with symptoms of depression.
Washington, Feb 27 : If you are not sleeping at nights, it might be good idea to consult your doctor, as a new study claims to have found a link between persistent insomnia and increased inflammation and mortality.
Washington, Feb 27 : Sipping on that cup of coffee may do more than waking you up in the mornings, as a new study has found that caffeine may help reduce risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).
Washington, Feb 27 : A new study has revealed that Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control the brain serotonin.
Melbourne, Feb 27 : Sufferers of pancreatic cancer, a disease hard to find and even harder to treat, will have new medical options thanks to genomic sequencing, Australian researchers announced Friday.
London, Feb 27 : A simple urine test could help clinicians identify the level of bladder cancer aggressiveness in patients, says a study.
New York, Feb 27 : Tweaking the brain in order to alter the perception of feeding state and achieve low-calorie intake may promote healthy ageing, finds an interesting study.
New York, Feb 27 : Eating enough sea fish and outdoor activities affect the levels of brain chemical serotonin that plays a role in ameliorating the symptoms associated with a broad array of brain disorders, new research has found.
New York, Feb 27 : Chronic insomnia increases mortality risk primarily due to heart-related problems and not cancer, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
New York, Feb 27 : The clue to why Anopheles mosquitoes are unique in their ability to transmit malaria to humans could be found in their evolution of sexual biology.
Washington, Feb 26 : A new study shows that an individual's breakfast habits play a vital role in gradually increasing the protein intake in the morning.
Stockholm, Feb 26 : Children living in homes where dishes are washed by hand are only half as likely to suffer from allergies than children in homes where dish-washing machines are used.
Washington, Feb 26 : A new study has shed light on food additives suggesting that widely used food additive promotes colitis, obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Washington, Feb 26 : Plants can help prevent liver damage in women caused by fat accumulated during menopause, claims a new study.
Washington, Feb 26 : A new study has mapped extroversion types in the brain's anatomy.
Washington, Feb 26 : A new research has indicated that sleeping over 8 hours a day associated with greater risk of stroke.
London, Feb 26 : In what could potentially slow the progress of Parkinson's disease, researchers have developed a peptide that sticks to the protein that causes this incurable disease, stopping it from killing brain cells.
London, Feb 26 : Fresh insights into Ebola treatment show new ways of hydrating patients in critical care environments across the world.
London, Feb 26 : People who use snus, a moist powder tobacco product, run twice the risk of developing alcohol dependency as compared with non-users. This suggests that nicotine dependency in any form could lead to alcohol addiction, says a new study.
New York, Feb 26 : Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can induce intestinal inflammation, say a new research.
Sydney, Feb 26 : Australian scientists Thursday said they have discovered that tumours in the pancreas have unstable regions hidden inside their genomes, a finding that has benefits for cancer sufferers by developing personalised treatment.
London, Feb 26 : Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30 percent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research.
London, Feb 26 : In yet another instance of how too much of a good thing can be bad for you, new research shows that people who sleep more than eight hours a night face increased risk of stroke.
Washington, Feb 26 : Often touted for boosting cardiac health, oat-based breakfast cereals have now come under the scanner as researchers have detected in them potentially dangerous mould contamination.
New York, Feb 26 : By looking across the genes that are responsive to experience, a team of the US and Australian scientists has discovered a hidden gene linked to anxiety and schizophrenia.
London, Feb 25 : In another ground-breaking development in medical science, people with limp hands will now be able to have artificial replacements, which they can control with their brain, media reported Wednesday.
Washington, Feb 25 : Teenaged girls who live in rural areas are more likely to have undiagnosed asthma than their male counterparts and very often are also at a higher risk of depression, says a study.
London, Feb 25 : High-doses of vitamin A may adversely affect development of blood cells, thereby causing harm to the foetus in the process, says new research.
Washington, Feb 25 : Before you take that sip to quench your thirst, make sure the water isn't too high in fluoride content, as a new study claims, fluoride can cause depression and weight gain.
Washington, Feb 25 : A new research has found that the environment having no stronger force in determining obesity in children than their mother's diet, makes them prone to have poor diets and have related health problems.
Washington, Feb 25 : A new study has revealed that angry outburst or anxiety can trigger heart attack within hours.
Washington, Feb 25 : A new study has demonstrated that smoking kills two out of three people if they continue their habit.
London, Feb 25 : A team of scientists has discovered a daily pill that can dramatically cut a person's risk of contracting HIV by 86 percent.
Washington, Feb 25 : Scientists have come up with quick test for Ebola that can diagnose the deadly disease within 10 minutes.
Washington, Feb 25 : A team of scientists has discovered potential treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis, a form of the disease that cannot be cured with conventional therapies.
Washington, Feb 25 : A new study has claimed that a high energy breakfast combined with a low energy dinner helps control blood sugar better than in type 2 diabetics, than a low energy breakfast and a high energy dinner.
London, Feb 25 : Eating a high energy breakfast and a low energy dinner result in better blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes, says new research.
London, Feb 25 : Spicing up your food with garlic can help protect your lungs against infections, suggests new research.
New York, Feb 25 : Driven by concerns of initiating a false alarm, young women tend to ignore or dismiss the earliest symptoms of an impending heart attack, such as pain, dizziness and delay in seeking emergency medical care, says new research.
New York, Feb 25 : Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that 22 species of mammals, including humans, have eyelash length one-third the width of their eye that keeps the eyes healthy.
New York, Feb 25 : Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a new drug that may serve as a treatment against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, a form of the disease that cannot be cured with conventional therapies.
Washington, Feb 25 : Skin tests can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, a new research has found.
Washington, Feb. 24: Researchers have recently revealed that disrupting parasite that causes sleeping sickness with drugs can help combat the disease.