Beijing, June 26 : A total of 134,000 persons with suspected links to nearly 113,000 drug-related crimes over the past year have been arrested in China, the National Narcotics Control Commission (NNCC) said on Sunday.
New York, June 26 : Smartphone apps and other digital technology have the potential to provide rapid emergency care for cardiac arrest, heart attacks and strokes, says researchers.
New York, June 26 : The number of missing cases of microcephaly epidemic in several countries raises serious questions about the assumed connection between Zika and microcephaly, finds a new study.
New York, June 26 : Children born with low birth weight due to genetic factors are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.
Washington D.C, Jun 26 : According to a recent study, combination therapy may hold the key to slowing down Alzheimer's disease.
Toronto, June 25 : A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
Toronto, June 25 : Intake of probiotics may help increase the proportion of beneficial bacteria in the breast and thus aid in preventing the risk of breast cancer.
London, June 25 : Men are more willing to resort to unprotected sex when they find their partners hot, reveals a new scientific survey.
New Delhi, June 25 : Video games play an integral part in the lives of many, but this popular entertainment medium has sparked cries of outrage on just how "They're melting your brain, ruining your eyes and you into a violent person." But are these worries justified?
L0ondon, June 25 : A new molecular-based method can detect mycobacterial pathogens, which cause tuberculosis, much more quickly than the culture-bases techniques that used to take several weeks, a study says.
New York, June 25 : The combination of a hot climate and less variation in seasonal temperatures leads to a faster life strategy, less focus on the future and less self-control -- all of which contribute to more aggression and violence, according to a new model that explains the link between climate and crime rates.
New York, June 25 : While high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health for young people, faster they get out of low-quality relationships, the better their health, says a new study.
London, June 25 : Researchers have found that high-tech scans can spare patients suffering from cancer of the lymphatic system of the serious side effects of chemotherapy as well as predict the outcome of treatment.
Washington, June 25 : Using planetary protection techniques that ensure NASA spacecraft do not contaminate other worlds, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a link between bacteria in breast ductal fluid and breast cancer.
Karnal (Haryana), June 24 : Nineteen per cent of men and 26 per cent of women over 45 years die within a year of their first heart attack, said cardiologists at a private hospital here.
Pune, June 24 : At least 17 per cent of the pregnant women in India are suffering from obesity and diabetes and carry a high risk of transferring the diseases to their babies, leading gynaecologist said on Friday.
New York, June 24 : Female children born to obese fathers are at high risk of being overweight at their birth and throughout childhood, says a study conducted in mice.
New York, June 24 : Increased consumption of superfood broccoli may help prevent the recurrence of cancer cells in survivors of head and neck cancer, a new study has found.
New York, June 24 : A team of researchers has created a "virtual heart" that could help medical researchers study new drug therapies.
New York, June 24 : A team of researchers has developed the first scalable method to identify different subtypes of neurons in the human brain.
Washington D.C, Jun 24 : The key to a slimmer waistline might lie in counting bites, not calories, according to a recent study.
Washington D.C, Jun 24 : If you have trouble remembering where you left your car keys or struggle to recall people's names, you may want to start pounding the treadmill. A new study has suggested that running can help boost your brain power.
New York, June 24 : An international team of researchers has discovered a simple, accurate new blood test that can predict the chances of Type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes.
New Delhi, June 24: A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that consuming 1-2 servings of walnuts per week (1/4 cup per serving) was associated with reduced risk of developing impairments in physical function, which helps enable older people to maintain independence throughout the aging process.
Washington D.C, Jun 24 : Love it or hate it, broccoli is touted as a superfood, offering an array of health benefits and now, a recent study has found that it can protect you against oral cancer recurrence.
Sydney, June 24 : A 30-minute walk in the woods each week can help reduce depression and high blood pressure while enhancing mental health, a study has found.
New York, June 24 : A long-term exercise regimen may help boost memory as it triggers a protein that enhances brain cell growth, a new study has found.
New York, June 23 : Consuming broccoli or brassica vegetable like kale or cabbage every three or four days may also lower the risk of cancers and other degenerative diseases, a new study suggests.
New York, June 23 : Wearable devices that allow users to keep track of the number of bites during a meal can help them eat less and reduce body weight, says a study.
New York, June 23 : Are you aware of what you are smoking? If no then you are not alone. Majority of the US people who smoke are not aware of tobacco product use and its associated health risks even though they report having looked for relevant information, researchers report.
New Delhi, June 23 : Try not to eat extremely oily or spicy food as these can cause excess sweating, and avoid wearing clothes made of synthetic fabrics to keep body odour at bay, says an expert.
New York, June 23 : More than one-third of hospitals in the developing world lack running water, a deficiency that can lead to unsanitary conditions for patients in general and dangerous conditions for those who need surgery, says a study covering 430 hospitals in 19 countries.
New York, June 23 : The sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of non-smokers, says a new study that points to harmful effects of smoking on male fertility.
Toronto, June 23 : Children who face severe adversities are at increased risk of getting involved in drug abuse and various addictions like alcohol in adulthood, says a new study.
Sydney, June 23 : Australia has seen a larger decline in intentional firearm deaths and an absence of fatal mass shootings since gun law reform and firearms buyback programmes were introduced 20 years ago, a new study says.
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): Do you know what's in your cigarette? A recent study suggests that most of you don't!
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): Ladies, you may want to add walnuts to your diet as a recent study has found that they can keep age-related health issues at bay.
London, June 23 : Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus have significantly increased the demand for abortions in Latin American countries, a new study has found.
New York, June 23 : Eating an overall healthy diet, including certain foods such as walnuts and other whole foods, may reduce the risk of physical function impairments throughout the ageing process in women, a new study has found.
New York, June 23 : Non-medical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the US from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, new research has found.
London, June 23 : Individuals suffering from diabetes are at nearly 50 per cent increased risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack, a new study has found.
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): You may want to add cold-water fish to your diet as a recent study has found that omega-3s can help reduce mortality.
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): Your mom was right, broccoli is great for you! A new study has given out more reasons to eat this vegetable.
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): A new study has found that diabetes can raise the risk of heart attack death by 50 percent.
Washington D.C, Jun 23 (ANI): Do you smoke? You could be unwittingly lowering your sperm quality, a new study warns.
New York, June 23 : Opening the door to potential new treatments for West Nile virus infection, researchers have discovered how the most severe forms of the mosquito-borne illness cause memory loss and mood disorders.
London, June 23 : In a warning to those who sleep with their devices next to them, researchers have found two women who were affected by transient smartphone "blindness" - a condition where they went blind in one eye after gazing at smartphones in the dark.
London, June 23 : Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a "huge" increase in the number of women in Latin America wanting abortions, researchers said.
Lusaka, June 23 : The Zambian government has targeted at recording zero new HIV/AIDS infections through enforcing voluntary circumcision of about two million men by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday.
London, June 22 : Children who focus more on physical activities, especially outdoor games, will have improved academic successes and reduced obesity level in an early age, new research says.
Johannesburg, June 22 : Longer durations of exclusive breastfeeding can lead to fewer behavioural disorders in children at the primary school age, finds a new study that focused on how the experiences of a child in his or her first years of life influences later behaviour and abilities.
New York, June 22 : An estimated 9.6 million adults in the US are highly myopic, or severely nearsighted, finds a new study
London, June 22 : Babies born to women with low levels of a thyroid hormone during pregnancy may be at an increased risk of being affected by neurodevelopmental disorder, finds a new study.
New York, June 22 : Using unmanned drones to deliver vaccines in low- and middle-income countries may save money and improve vaccination rates, says a study.
Washington D.C, Jun 22 (ANI): Just six months of breastfeeding can make your children brighter and well-behaved, according to a recent study.
Washington D.C, Jun 22 (ANI): Music has healing powers and now, a recent study has revealed that for those with hypertension, composers Mozart and Strauss are your go-to guys.
London, June 22 : Alzheimer's Disease and Type-2 diabetes are so closely related that drugs currently used to control glucose levels in diabetes may also alleviate the symptoms and progression of the most common form of dementia, says a pioneering new study.
New Delhi, June 22 : Stressing the importance of good health, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said Yoga is a science that helps improve fitness level as well as overall health profile.
New York, June 22 : With the help of genetic screens using the groundbreaking genome editing technology CRISPR/Cas9, scientists have discovered human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication and survival.
Sydney, June 22 : Consuming high-fibre diet consisting of a bowl of bran and some dried apricots in the morning and intake of Vitamin A can help reduce food allergies, finds a new study.