A worrisome growth in an Indian teenager’s jawbone turns out to having been harboring 232 teeth.
Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:37AM
Researchers have used a drug used against cancer to activate hibernating HIV virus, which is then released from infected cells and turns into a sitting duck target.
Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:35PM
A new study has discovered some 80 new genes playing role in triggering schizophrenia.
Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:43PM
The European Commission has voiced confidence in its Human Brain Project, responding to members of the European neuroscience community, who have leveled criticism against the billion-euro undertaking.
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:9AM
A daily serving of nuts can reduce the risk of heart diseases, new study says.
Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:23AM
Researchers have discovered proteins that program a common type of brain nerve cell.
Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:58AM
Genetic variations may reverse the cardiovascular benefit of aspirin, new study says.
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:14AM
Experimenting on pigs, scientists have injected the animals’ hearts with a gene, which goes on to develop some of heart’s muscles into a natural pacemaker.
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:43AM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS says proper action could spell and end to the existence of AIDS as an epidemic by 2030.
Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:33AM
Scientists say they have devised a blood test, which may be capable of predicting the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:27PM
Smell and eye examinations can indicate the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:10PM
US Researchers have unveiled genetic similarities among friends.
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:5PM
A new study shows that lifestyle changes can combat many Alzheimer's cases.
Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:21AM
Drinking coffee can avert risk of developing several neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s.
Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:8AM
Researchers have developed the world's first vaccine against the tropical disease dengue fever.
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:10AM
A four-year-old American girl, born with HIV and thought to have been cured with aggressive treatment, has had copies of the virus reemerging in her blood.
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:36AM
Experimentally used on patients with a painful form of eczema, a new drug has reportedly provided significant relief.
Tue Jul 8, 2014 12:35AM
A US company has developed a tiny chip that, upon hypodermic placement in women, ensures automatic contraception for the span of 16 years.
Sun Jul 6, 2014 1:36PM
Scientists have been able to crack the structure of the protease complex, which has been identified as one of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease.
Thu Jul 3, 2014 10:24AM
US and Japanese scientists withdraw their claim as to having found a simple way to make stem cells.
Wed Jun 25, 2014 4:27PM
Korean scientists invent a self-powered semi-permanent pacemaker using advanced nanotechnology.
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:26AM
Parents should start reading to their children from infancy as means of propelling them towards literacy, says the US largest pediatric group.
Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:26AM
Sunscreen use in childhood can prevent skin cancer in adults, study suggests.
Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:2PM
Scientists have arrived at an explanation as to the correlation between chronic stress and heart attack and stroke.
Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:12AM
Repeated exposure to sunlight rays may have addictive properties, new research claims.
Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:43AM
Researchers have made a Microwave helmet that can detect the occurrence and type of a stroke.
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:50PM
The sixth edition of International Neurosurgery Congress has been held in Tehran.
Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:55PM
Fasting could reduce cholesterol levels in people with the amount of glucose higher than normal.
Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:47AM
Ecuador says US scientists have taken thousands of unauthorized blood samples from an Amazon tribe.
Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:25PM
Washing meat before cooking was found to increase food poisoning risk.
Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:34PM
Scientists are to conduct trial stem cell treatments of injury affecting the Achilles tendon, the linkage much susceptible to damage in footballers.
Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:48AM
Canola oil has benefits for people with Type 2 diabetes, new study suggests.
Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:1AM
Exposure to air pollution early in life increases risk of autism and schizophrenia developing.
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:37AM
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has bemoaned that malnutrition is responsible for roughly 50 percent of deaths among under-five children around the world per year.
Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:9AM
A study has shown that at least 10,000 more Americans and Europeans took their own lives from 2007 to 2010, appearing to be attributing health hazards to economic doldrums.
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:47AM
Reprogrammed stem cells have been so organized to develop the structure of retina, resulting in a miniature model of the light-sensitive surface.
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:13PM
Keeping mobile phones in pockets increases the risk of infertility in men, new study suggests.
Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:8PM
New research has demonstrated that aspirin therapy could cause unwanted side effects.
Mon Jun 9, 2014 5:8PM
Physical activity can speed up recovery in breast cancer survivors, study suggests.
Sun Jun 8, 2014 2:40PM
Very young children are more partial to unhealthy food brands than the healthy ones, a study has shown.
Sun Jun 8, 2014 10:13AM
Exposure to dirt in the first year of life may protect kids against allergies and asthma.
Sun Jun 8, 2014 9:59AM
Air pollution increases risk of cardiovascular problems and blood clots in the lung, study says.
Sat Jun 7, 2014 8:17AM
New study has examined process behind the association between sleep and brain cells.
Fri Jun 6, 2014 11:43AM
Experts have developed a smart desk, incorporating into the device an up and down movement, which prompts the user to burn some calories while working.
Wed Jun 4, 2014 8:29AM
A study has shown that proper sleep at night helps clean out the protein, whose accumulation has been associated with the affliction of Alzheimer’s disease.
Tue Jun 3, 2014 4:37PM
Men report higher pain ratings than women while recovering from major surgery, new study suggests.
Mon Jun 2, 2014 8:21PM
A person’s possession of a gene synonymous with elevated breast cancer risk and his or her smoking work in tandem to increase the likelihood of their getting lung cancer, a study has found.
Mon Jun 2, 2014 10:21AM
Learning a second language may benefit the ageing brain, a new study suggests.
Sun Jun 1, 2014 1:14PM
A research has found a way to get young children to consume vegetables, food items that usually turn the young ones away.
Sun Jun 1, 2014 9:51AM
Study has found an association between light exposure at night and overweight.