London, Sep 23 : Believe it or not but an unregulated supply of "love" hormone from the brain may be the reason behind obsessive sex thoughts and a compulsion to perform sexual acts in some people characterized as hypersexuals.
Washington D.C. , Sept 22 : With the help of laser technology, researchers have discovered the world's first blood incubator, which will prevent blood transfusions and detect antibodies in pregnant women that may kill a fetus.
New Delhi , Sep 22 : A four-and-half-year old girl from Yemen suffering from a rare kind of epilepsy has received a fresh lease of life thanks to doctors at the premier All India Insititute of Medical Sciences here.
Washington DC , Sept 21 : While searching for a new approach in vaccine development for dengue, researchers discovered that the dengue virus changes its shape through mutations in envelope protein to evade vaccines and therapeutics.
Toronto, Sep 20 : Certain flavoured e-cigarettes, even without nicotine, may change how airways, affected by an allergic disease, function, thus worsening the severity of diseases such as asthma, say researchers.
Washington D.C , Sept 20 : In a recent study, it has been found that girls born to the mothers who smoke during pregnancy will exhibit signs of increased testosterone exposure, which may affect their hormone and reproductive function in future.
New Delhi Sept 19 : Consuming a wholesome meal rich in essential nutrients is critical to staying energied throughout the day. While eating healthy may not sound exciting to many, incorporating ingredients as walnuts can help in uplifting the flavour and texture of any dish instantly!
Washington D.C. , Sept 18 : While childhood trauma is known to have poor impact on a woman's midlife health, a new study has uncovered the reason behind it and found that these females are more likely to have their first child both earlier in life and outside of marriage - factors associated with poorer health later in life.
London, Sep 17 : Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says a study, adding to the mounting evidence that how harmful lack of sleep can be.
London , Sept 17 : Pain is never a pleasant thing to experience. It is hard to ignore and chronic pain in specific can end up having a psychological impact, affecting a person's mental as well as physical health.
Washington D.C. , Sept 17 : As mosquitoes mostly spread dengue virus while feeding on iron deficit blood, researchers suggest consuming iron-rich food if dealing with iron deficiency, anaemia or dengue fever.
Sydney, Sep 16 : Rather than laughing about it or feeling embarrassed, this is the time to take flatulence seriously as researchers have developed a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule that can measure what kind of gases you have in your stomach and alert you if there is any problem.
Toronto, Sep 16 : Researchers have found that a drug, donepezil commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospitalisation.
Washington D.C. , Sept 15 : With unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring respiratory rhythm and heart rate during sleep expected to come up in future, scientists have developed physiological-sensing textiles that can be made into sleep garments which they have named 'phyjamas'.
Washington D.C. , Sept 15 : Did you know that lemons can not only help you get over a hangover but can also make you feel slimmer. Yes, a new study has established that olfactory and auditory stimuli might change how we perceive our body!
Washington D.C. , Sept 15 : We often see people taking naps or dozing off during the daytime. A new study claims that it not only re-energizes you but also protects your heart. Probably now you can easily defend your siesta in office!
Washington D.C. , Sept 15 : Achieving a sense of balance between work and personal life has now become a challenge and the imbalance somewhere leads to stress for which the mind and body pay the price.
London , Sept 15 : Childhood obesity is on the rise and in order to tackle the issue London's Child Obesity Taskforce has set out a number of measures that it will focus on reducing the number of overweight children and promote a healthy lifestyle, such as drinking plenty of water and being physically active.
Washington D.C. , Sept 14 : In a recent study, researchers have suggested that patients in the initial stages of Parkinson's disease should workout regularly for six months at home to get positive results as a useful addition to conventional medication.
Washington D.C. , Sept 14 : The nano-sized cells that transfer genetic material to other cells in our body may turn into mini treatment transporters to kill cancer cells, suggests a study from Michigan State University and Stanford University.
Washington D.C. , Sept 13 : Patients in the initial stages of Parkinson's disease shall workout regularly for 6 months at home to get positive effect comparable to that of conventional Parkinson's medication.
London, Sep 13 : An advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-related, small vessel disease helped predict problems with thinking, memory and even dementia, says a new study.
London, Sep 13 : A novel method discovered recently by a group of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, shows how hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented during cancer treatment in patients, arguably one of the most psychologically distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy.
Washington D.C. , Sept 13 : Hair loss from chemotherapy happens to be one of the most distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy and while working towards finding a solution, researchers have discovered a new strategy to protect hair follicles.
New York, Sep 13 : Researchers have found a potential treatment for polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes the kidneys to swell with multiple cysts and can eventually lead to organ failure.