London, Feb 8 : Pregnant women who expressed a strong motivation to breastfeed were more likely to share the bed with their babies frequently, finds a new study.
London, Feb 8 : Spanish researchers have found that children whose mothers ate three to four servings of fish a week during pregnancy had higher IQ scores than those whose mothers ate less amount of fish.
London, Feb 8 : Researchers from Britain have identified the effect of honey used since ancient times for the treatment of several diseases, on pathogenic fungi that can cause devastating infections in vulnerable people.
New York, Feb 8 : A contact lens with a built-in sensor could help doctors determine which glaucoma patients have a higher risk of disease progression, says a new study.
London, Feb 8 : Internet based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) - a talk therapy - may prove to be effective with individuals affected by a mental disorder, a new study has found.
Washington D.C, Feb 7 : A new study has found that the effectiveness of routine Tdap booster wanes in adolescents.
New York, Feb 7 : Scientists at a US university have found a way to use an empty shell of a Hepatitis E virus to carry anti-cancer vaccines or drugs into the body.
Washington D.C, Feb 7 : A team of scientists has discovered a molecular link between psychiatric disorders and type 2 diabetes.
Washington D.C, Feb 7 : Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.
New York, Feb 7 : Scientists at a US university have developed a possible treatment to prevent hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) - a common cause of sudden death in young athletes - using a study conducted by researchers more than 15 years ago.
New York, Feb 7 : US researchers have found a gene family in the humans that has the capability of turning cancer cells into aggressive stem cells that keep growing.
New York, Feb 7 : US researchers have identified a genetic connection between some mental health disorders and type 2 diabetes.
New York, Feb 7 : A major challenge for health care providers is how to help the veterans alleviate chronic pain that will last a lifetime. A new study suggests that practice of meditation may help veterans to relieve themselves from chronic pain.
London, Feb 7 : Researchers have developed a new cost-effective microscopy method to accurately identify people with a rare bleeding disorder.
New York, Feb 7 : Patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) often show signs of acute kidney failure but lungs are the main target organs of the new disease in humans, reveals a study of the first reported autopsy of a MERS patient.
London, Feb 7 : What has pancake to do with glaucoma? According to researchers, understanding the textures and patterns of pancakes can help them improve surgical methods for treating glaucoma.
Washington D.C, Feb 7 : A team of researchers has found a potential preventive treatment for sudden cardiac death.
Washington D.C, Feb 6 : Girls, who are inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive as a child, are twice as likely to be obese as a teenager or adult, according to a new study.
New York, Feb 6 : The tendency to take more stress during youth may increase the risk of developing high blood pressure later in life, suggests a study.
Washington D.C, Feb 6 : You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as a new study revealed that doing so may be vital to let the brain recover and prevent lasting damage.
London, Feb 6 : If new research in male fruit flies holds up, eating lima beans might help men live longer.
New York, Feb 6 : Aggression can lead to generation of new nerve cells in the brain and also change the activity of existing cells, new research has found.
New York, Feb 6 : People having a greater weight loss during ageing are at an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which affects the memory, language, thinking and judging capacity of an individual, says a new study.
London, Feb 6 : Sufficient intake of milk with vitamin D supplements and physical activity are significantly important for vitamin D levels in children, according to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland.
New York, Feb 6 : Individuals who suffer concussion -- the most common type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or a fall -- should rest for several days to allow the brain to recover and rebalance itself, says a new study.
New York, Feb 6 : Meditation eases anxiety, fatigue and pain for women undergoing breast cancer biopsies, new research says.
Brasilia, Feb 6 : Brazilian researchers found traces of zika virus in the saliva and urine of patients with symptoms of the disease, which means the virus is potentially transmissible via the two fluids, the media reported on Saturday.
Islamabad, Feb 6 : Pakistan and Afghanistan have reported the first cases of polio for the year 2016, a media report said on Saturday.
Washington, Feb 6 : The US government on Friday urged men who recently travelled to areas where Zika virus runs rife and their pregnant sex partners to abstain from sexual activity or consistently and correctly use condoms during sex for the duration of the pregnancy.
Madrid, Feb 6 : The Spanish Ministry for Health and Equality has announced that it is to publish weekly updates informing of the number of cases of the Zika virus in Spain.
New York, Feb 5 : Much of the health benefits associated with mindfulnes meditation training is due to the changes that this form of meditation causes in the brain, suggests new research.
New York, Feb 5 : Chronic inflammation in the gut increases the risk of colon cancer -- the second-largest cause of cancer death in the US -- by as much as 500 percent, says a new study.
London, Feb 5 : DNA evidence from the ancient bones and teeth of people who lived in Europe near the end of the last Ice Age shows a major shift in the population around 14,500 years ago during a period of severe climatic instability.
New York, Feb 5 : Planning for a vacation? Be prepared for weight gain with a heavier midsection -- extra weight that can hang around even six weeks post-vacation.
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : In what could be the death knell for that once-vaunted measure of health known as Body Mass Index (BMI), a new study has revealed that it incorrectly categorizes millions of "obese" people as unhealthy.
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : If you find yourself checking your Facebook account many times during the day, then it is a sign of compulsive behavior, which, according to a recent study, is a result of lack of sleep.
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : You may want to start paying attention to your during holidays as a new study suggests that vacations can lead to weight gain and also contribute to "creeping obesity."
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : To be successful in dieting, whether cutting or bulking, managing the intake of certain nutrients is vital and now, a new study suggests that graphical display of nutrition information can help keep the health-conscious eaters on track.
New York, Feb 5 : Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to wander away from adult supervision than children with cognitive impairment but no ASD, a new study says.
New York, Feb 5 : Children with childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder of children -- are at a high risk of developing obesity, a new study has found.
New York, Feb 5 : Men, who as children experienced a family member's incarceration, are approximately twice as likely to have a heart attack in later adulthood compared to those who were not exposed to any such trauma, warns a new study.
New York, Feb 5 : Chronic viral infections like CMV, HSV-2 or toxoplasma can contribute to subtle mental deterioration in apparently healthy older adults, a study has revealed.
New York, Feb 5 : Long spells of bad night sleep do not only put you at the risk of developing day-long tiredness, crankiness or distraction but also lead to compulsive Facebook checking too, find researchers.
New York, Feb 5 : Obesity has significantly increased over the past three decades in both children and adults, a new study has found.
London, Feb 5 : Even with exercise, every extra hour you spend sitting at a computer or in front of the television is linked with a 22 percent increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, says a study.
New York, Feb 5 : Researchers have identified the protein which offers females stronger protection against brain injury.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : As the incidence of cancer in India grows, awareness and palliative care will make all the difference, in the fight against this deadly disease, feel experts.
Washington D.C, Feb 4 : Countless scientific studies have debated over the issue that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer and now, a research has suggested that the belief is based on an unproven, decades-old theoretical model.
By Mehak Sabharwal, New Delhi, Feb. 4: 4th February, the world is celebrating and honouring cancer survivors today.
Washington D.C, Feb 4 : Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter and one of the greatest artists of all time, suffered from arthritis as he aged but intense work may have helped him extend the use of his hands, according to a new study.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : It may be amply discomforting to know that India is a country with more mobile phones than toilets. Fears have been expressed by some experts who say that radio frequency exposure may cause cancer in the long run.
New York, Feb 4 : Living near cellphone towers that produce radio-frequency electromagnetic fields can amplify pain in amputees, suggests new research.
New York, Jan 4 : Depression diagnoses in parents at any time during the child's first 16 years are determined to have negative impact on the child's school performance, warns a new study conducted in Sweden.
Toronto, Feb 4 : Women suffering from heart disease -- a leading cause of death for women globally -- benefit from all forms of cardiac rehab. But female-only cardiac rehab resulted in significantly lower symptoms of anxiety and depression as well as improvements in diet in women with heart problems, a new study has found.
New York, Feb 4 : The widespread belief that radiations from X-rays and CT scans can cause cancer has flaws and is based on an unproven theoretical model, suggests a study.
London, Feb 4 : Parkinson's patients are prone to a higher risk of injurious falls and hip fractures, a study reveals.
New York, Jan 4 : For most adults and older children it's a simple and easy concept to rate their pain on a scale of 10. But children under the age five generally lack the intellectual skills required to report the intensity of their pain, a new study reveals.
New York, Feb 4 : Researchers have found that depriving cancer cells of an essential nutrient could offer a promising new approach for the treatment of an aggressive form of kidney cancer.
New York, Feb 4 : Scientists have identified a genetic flaw responsible for a rare form of inherited allergy induced by vibration.
New York, Feb 3 : Cluttered kitchens are calorie-inducing kitchens with chaotic environments likely to lead people to grab twice as many cookies compared to those in a cleaner kitchen, finds a new study.