Health & Medicine
Being active saves lives whether a gym workout, walking to work or washing the floor
22 September 2017
Air pollution may have damaging effects on the kidneys
22 September 2017
Football helmet smartfoam signals potential concussions in real time
22 September 2017
No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet
21 September 2017
Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat
21 September 2017
Sleep deprivation found to alleviate symptoms of depression
20 September 2017
New paper-based diabetes sensor does away with painful pricks
20 September 2017
Seniors with Type 2 diabetes may have increased risk for fracture
20 September 2017
A fat-regulating enzyme could hold the key to obesity, diabetes, cancer, other diseases
19 September 2017
Diesel engine emissions responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths annually in Europe: Study
18 September 2017
Fresh hope for heavy drinkers: new drug may cut craving
18 September 2017
UK colleges-funded biomarkers leader Imanova by Invicro to expand world-leading imaging services
18 September 2017
One vaccine injection could carry many doses
18 September 2017
Vaping doubles risk of smoking cigarettes for teens
18 September 2017
Caltech researchers develop DNA robots for targetted drug delivery
18 September 2017
High blood pressure reasons differ by gender in teens; young adults
16 September 2017
Google Glass app helps autistic children with social interactions
16 September 2017
Third-hand smoke exposure effects on liver and brain found to worsen over time
16 September 2017
Regular exercise, stress can both make a big difference in lupus, study finds
16 September 2017
Rich or poor, bad diet accounting for increasing number of deaths
15 September 2017
Fitness trackers could benefit from better security, study finds
15 September 2017
Chronic pain common in people living with HIV
14 September 2017
Premature infants may get metabolic boost from mom's breast milk
14 September 2017
Innovation could mean flexible rechargeable batteries for pacemakers
14 September 2017
Tattoo ink can travel to lymph nodes, cause cancer: study
13 September 2017
New distance record set for medical transport by drones
13 September 2017
Asthma symptoms can be improved by diet and exercise
13 September 2017
Sitting for long period leads to early death even if you exercise
12 September 2017
Air pollution cutting Indian’s lives by up to 4 years: study
12 September 2017
E-cigarettes containing nicotine found to up heart attack risk
11 September 2017
Massachusetts off-road-vehicle law significantly reduces injuries, hospitalisations in children
11 September 2017
11 minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back
11 September 2017
Using glucose to fuel drug delivery to the brain
09 September 2017
Children exposed to chemicals in 9/11 'dust' show early signs of risk of heart disease
09 September 2017
Aedes to Zika, an Infectious Journey
08 September 2017
New device accurately identifies cancer in seconds
08 September 2017
Link established between a molecular driver of melanoma and novel therapeutic agent
07 September 2017
Researchers develop cheaper, faster test for E. coli in drinking water
07 September 2017
What role do genome variations play in tuberculosis?
07 September 2017
Blood clot risk and other health problems may be tied to height: Study
07 September 2017
Gene mutations that increase type 2 diabetes risk also increase risk of heart disease: Study
06 September 2017
Zika virus kills brain cancer stem cells
06 September 2017
Yoga and meditation improve brain function and energy levels
06 September 2017
Vaccine to prevent most cervical cancers shows long-term effectiveness
06 September 2017
Study shows contrasting long-term cognitive effects of psychiatric drugs in schizophrenia
05 September 2017
New fluorescent dyes could advance biological imaging
05 September 2017
Children with bone, joint infection often carry the same infectious bacteria in throat
05 September 2017
Stress due to financial hardship could up migraine risk: study
05 September 2017
Heavy alcohol use alters brain functioning differently in young men and women
04 September 2017
Antidepressant drugs ending up in brains of Great Lakes’ fish: Study
02 September 2017
Researchers find glial cells play important role in brain development
02 September 2017
Does indoor spraying help prevent dengue?
02 September 2017
Scientists identify climatic risks for dengue disease outbreaks
02 September 2017
Asthma drugs could help treat Parkinson's disease
01 September 2017
Researchers devise app capable of detecting early signs of pancreatic cancer
31 August 2017
Environmental chemist flashes warning light on new nanoparticle
31 August 2017
Researchers discover MRI can measure kidney scarring and predict future kidney function
31 August 2017
Head-joined twins survive 22-hour first operation, more needed
30 August 2017
Asian dust and acute myocardial infarction: Prediction and prevention
29 August 2017
New treatment options for type 2 diabetes
29 August 2017
New finding on heart disease ‘biggest breakthrough since statins’
28 August 2017
Study suggests statins associated with lower rates of breast cancer and mortality
28 August 2017
Ringing in ears keeps brain more at attention, less at rest, study finds
28 August 2017
16-year study suggests air temperature is external trigger for heart attack
28 August 2017
Higher levels of lithium in drinking water found to cut dementia risk
24 August 2017
High vitamin B intake ups lung cancer risk in men: Study
24 August 2017
Supermarkets could trick you into buying fewer calories
23 August 2017
Getting fat to 'talk' again could lower blood glucose and weight
23 August 2017
Sugars in human milk found to have antibacterial action
22 August 2017
Researchers develop test to spot Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms appear
21 August 2017
Study shows cigarette makers shifted stance on nicotine patches, gum
19 August 2017
Doctors exploring how to prescribe income security
19 August 2017
Organ crosstalk: Fatty liver can cause damage to other organs
19 August 2017
Gold nanostars and immunotherapy vaccinate mice against cancer
19 August 2017
Energy dence foods may increase cancer risk regardless of obesity status
18 August 2017
Women who eat junk food increase their cancer risk even if they are not overweight
17 August 2017
Are your tweets feeling well?
16 August 2017
The environmental injustice of beauty
16 August 2017
Chewing gum rapid test for inflammation
16 August 2017
Sugar-coated probe yields better acid test
14 August 2017
New blood test may transform the way cancer is monitored and treated
14 August 2017
Robots offer key advantages in esophageal surgery
14 August 2017
New handheld spectral analyzer uses power of smartphone to detect disease
12 August 2017
Test uses nanotechnology to quickly diagnose Zika virus
12 August 2017
How dietary fibre helps the intestines maintain health
12 August 2017
Atrial fibrillation risk rises with decreasing kidney function
11 August 2017
Ultrasound-triggered liposomes for on-demand, local anesthesia
11 August 2017
How the tongue keeps its tastes straight
10 August 2017
Use of common heart drugs dropped after price increases, Cleveland Clinic study finds
10 August 2017
Researchers discover potentially harmful nanoparticles produced through burning coal
10 August 2017
FDA proposes to strip cigarettes of addictive properties
10 August 2017
Gold specks raise hopes for better cancer treatments
09 August 2017
Herbal medicine shows potential to treat cancer
09 August 2017
Human ‘brains’ made from skin cells could help fight Alzheimer’s
09 August 2017
Gold nanoparticles useful in treating lung cancer finds study
08 August 2017
How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise
08 August 2017
Yoga reduces depression symptoms study shows
07 August 2017
Doctor asked to stop advertising three-parent baby procedure
07 August 2017
Gold specks raise hopes for better cancer treatments
07 August 2017
New approach makes it easier to find novel drugs
07 August 2017
Switch to green tea, enjoy multiple benefits
05 August 2017
All-woman IIT team creates breakthrough in cancer treatment
05 August 2017
New biosensor stimulates sweat even when patient is resting and cool
05 August 2017
A mathematical crystal ball gazes into future of prostate cancer treatment
05 August 2017
Diabetes drug shows potential as disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson's disease
04 August 2017
Too much information can be a good thing
04 August 2017
Bioprinted veins reveal new drug diffusion details
04 August 2017
Kitchen sponges dirtier than toilets: study
03 August 2017
New injectable antiretroviral treatment proved to be as effective as standard oral therapy
03 August 2017
Scientists deliver knockout blow to multiple cancers
03 August 2017
Harvard study sheds light on chronic fatigue syndrome
02 August 2017
Musicians have high prevalence of eating disorders, study finds
31 July 2017
Seeing more with PET scans: New chemistry for medical imaging
29 July 2017
People who drink 3 to 4 times per week less likely to develop diabetes than those who never drink
29 July 2017
Moderate drinking helps avoid diabetes risk : study
29 July 2017
Simulations signal early success for fractal-based retinal implants
28 July 2017
Scientists become research subjects in after-hours brain-scanning project
28 July 2017
Study uncovers potential 'silver bullet' for preventing and treating colon cancer
28 July 2017
Robot-driven device improves crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy
27 July 2017
Waterlogged brain region helps scientists gauge damage caused by Parkinson's disease
26 July 2017
A large-scale 'germ trap' solution for hospitals
26 July 2017
Fresh hope for HIV sufferers as 9-yr-old kid ‘cured’
25 July 2017
Salmonella in papaya found in 12 US states; 1 dead, 12 hospitalised
24 July 2017
Neuroticism may postpone death for some
24 July 2017
Sleep disorders may increase cognitive problems particularly in those at risk for Alzheimer's
24 July 2017
Experimental oxygen therapy reverses brain damage in Arkansas toddler
24 July 2017
Yet another study warns of superbugs in Indian poultry
22 July 2017
Cows can produce potent antibodies against HIV: Study
22 July 2017
India tops Asia-Pacific in new AIDS infections: UN
21 July 2017
A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to 7 years
21 July 2017
A sodium surprise
21 July 2017
Small pest, big battle
21 July 2017
Some vegetarian diets can up heart disease risk: study
20 July 2017
Patient strums guitar on operation table as doctors operate on his brain
20 July 2017
Babies start learning language in the womb: study
20 July 2017
Artificial sweeteners do not help reduce weight, increase BMI, risk of cardiovascular disease: study
20 July 2017
Google releases 20 mn mosquitoes in Fresno in project aimed at abating Aedes aegypti menace
19 July 2017
New gel coatings may lead to better catheters and condoms
19 July 2017
New tools help surgeons find liver tumours, not nick blood vessels
18 July 2017
Breathable, wearable electronics on skin for long-term health monitoring
18 July 2017
One minute of running per day associated with better bone health in women
18 July 2017
Dirt is good for kids’ immune system
17 July 2017
Artificial sweetners may lead to weight gain
17 July 2017
Concerns over side effects of statins stopping stroke survivors taking medication
17 July 2017
9/11 survivors may be at increased risk of heart and lung disease years later
17 July 2017
Researchers 3-D print soft, silicone heart that mimics human heart
17 July 2017
New gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease uncovered in new study
15 July 2017
Study finds pthalates in powdered mac-and-cheese mixes
14 July 2017
Long working hours increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation
14 July 2017
House dust spurs growth of fat cells in lab tests
14 July 2017
Antibody against carcinogenic substance deciphered
14 July 2017
US FDA recommends new genetic treatment to fight cancer
13 July 2017
Genetically enhanced, cord-blood derived immune cells strike B-cell cancers
13 July 2017
Docs keep brain-dead mom alive for 4 months, deliver twins
12 July 2017
Study finds serious issues with popular drug screening too
12 July 2017
Scientists link new cancer treatments to cardiovascular alterations
12 July 2017
Cannibal cells may limit cancer growth
11 July 2017
Man, 21, becomes first in UK to give birth to child
10 July 2017
Smelling food before eating linked to weight gain
10 July 2017
Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married: study
10 July 2017
Study finds rate of medication errors resulting in serious medical outcomes rising
10 July 2017
Novel PET tracer detects small blood clots
08 July 2017
Existing drugs can be recombined to treat new diseases: study
08 July 2017
Obstructing the 'inner eye'
08 July 2017
Killing cancer in the heat of the moment
08 July 2017
Gut bacteria can help to predict how the body will respond to fatty foods
06 July 2017
How Alzheimer's-causing plaques become trapped in the brain
05 July 2017
Removal of invasive shrub could be an easy way to help reduce malaria transmission
05 July 2017
Quick test finds signs of sepsis in a single drop of blood
03 July 2017
Milking it: A new robot to extract scorpion venom
03 July 2017
New study reveals new drug target for gout and other inflammatory diseases
01 July 2017
Overactive scavenger cells may cause neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's
01 July 2017
Subtle molecular changes along the upper digestive tract could guide cancer therapy
30 June 2017
Why does acupuncture work?
30 June 2017
New US study points to huge toll of lives from current pollution rules
29 June 2017
Proteins linked to HIV transmission could actually be beneficial for reproduction
28 June 2017
Empathy-based medicine needed to improve patient outcomes
28 June 2017
An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery
28 June 2017
Ancient retrovirus embedded in the human genome helps fight HIV-1 infection
28 June 2017
Drinking even moderately speeds up ageing process
27 June 2017
Coconut oil not the wonder oil as claimed: AHA
27 June 2017
Could humans ever regenerate a heart? A new study suggests the answer is 'yes
27 June 2017
Computer model simulates sense of touch from the entire hand
27 June 2017
Immunotherapy kinder than chemotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer
24 June 2017
MRI without contrast agents using sugar
24 June 2017
People with non-O blood types at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study
24 June 2017
Eating your feelings? The link between job stress, junk food and sleep
23 June 2017
Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder
23 June 2017
New research reveals eating whole fish cold help reduce arthritic pain, swelling
23 June 2017
Vaccine jab could prevent heart attacks: report
21 June 2017
Yoga, meditation alter genes to cut cancer, depression risks: study
19 June 2017
Ebola vaccine developed in Canada shows promising results
19 June 2017
Rapid test facilitates malaria diagnosis
19 June 2017
New 3-in-1 blood test opens door to precision medicine for prostate cancer
19 June 2017
Researchers use light to manipulate mosquitoes
17 June 2017
US researchers uncover high levels of contamination in heater-cooler devices used in open heart surgery
16 June 2017
Researchers develop drug to take skin cancer risk out of getting a sun tan
15 June 2017
Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer tumours
14 June 2017
Put away those costly test strips – self-testing useless for most diabetes patients
13 June 2017
Anti-diabetes drug found to cut risk of heart, kidney disease
13 June 2017
Lab on a chip could monitor health, germs and pollutants
13 June 2017
Consumption of soft-shelled turtles found to spread cholera
13 June 2017
Scientists find antiplatelet drug, highly effective in preventing blood clotting
12 June 2017
Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat
12 June 2017
How the brain recognizes what the eye sees
10 June 2017
Robotic device engineered to help stroke survivors recover
10 June 2017
Why ‘small’ breast tumours are not always easier to cure
08 June 2017
Dogs help in breast carcinoma research
08 June 2017
New disposable, wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apnoea
08 June 2017
Binge drinking associated with higher blood glucose levels in women, but not men
08 June 2017
Red onions pack a cancer-fighting punch, study reveals
07 June 2017
Running multiple marathons does not increase risk of atherosclerosis
07 June 2017
Stem cells may be the key to staying strong in old age
06 June 2017
CDC warns close contact with feathered pets causing salmonella infection
05 June 2017
Vapour from novel tobacco hybrid device minimally impacts human cells
05 June 2017
Chemical coatings boss around bacteria, in the bugs' own language
03 June 2017
Imaging technique for treating heart condition should be more widely used to minimise radiation exposure
01 June 2017
New antibiotic packs a punch against bacterial resistance
30 May 2017
Sunshine not essential to get vitamin D
29 May 2017
Healing wounds with cell therapy
29 May 2017
A new way to slow cancer cell growth
29 May 2017
Researchers studying century-old drug in potential new approach to autism
27 May 2017
Mind-controlled device helps stroke patients retrain brains to move paralysed hands
27 May 2017
Instagram worst social media for mental health; Twitter, Facebook follow YouTube as best: study
27 May 2017
Can fat 'feel' fat?
26 May 2017
Designer worm spit supercharges healing
25 May 2017
Paper test strip could help heart failure patients monitor their condition at home
25 May 2017
Paper test strip could help heart failure patients monitor their condition at home
24 May 2017
Filtered cigarettes caused most increase in common lung cancer: study
23 May 2017
One in 5 cancers diagnosed in the United States is a rare cancer
22 May 2017
Graphene-based sensor could improve evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of asthma
22 May 2017
Move over apple, now a muffin a day might just keep the doctor away
22 May 2017
Air pollution may disrupt sleep
22 May 2017
Researchers pinpoint how diesel fumes could cause 'flare up' of respiratory symptoms
22 May 2017
Experts call for ban on burgers in public transport to fight obesity epidemic
22 May 2017
Scientists enlist engineered protein to battle the MERS virus
20 May 2017
New diabetes drug could make insulin injections redundant
20 May 2017
Stricter smoking laws to take effect in UK this weekend
19 May 2017
100-year-old fertility technique reduces need for IVF
19 May 2017
Sensors detect disease markers in breath
19 May 2017
Researchers create a T-shirt that monitors the wearer's breathing rate in real time
19 May 2017
Researchers create ‘one-off pill’ to help obese people lose weight
19 May 2017
Scientists close to creating customised blood with patients own stem cells
19 May 2017
Increasing use of tech, gadgets putting children’s health at risk: Report
18 May 2017
3-D printed ovaries produce healthy offspring
17 May 2017
Making brain implants smaller could prolong their lifespan
16 May 2017
Severe mental illness linked to much higher risk for cardiovascular disease
15 May 2017
Scientists light the way for immune system to attack cancer
15 May 2017
New research links outdoor air temperature and risk of developing gestational diabetes
15 May 2017
Can crab shells provide a 'green' solution to malaria?
13 May 2017
Lancet study sees a spike in drug-resistant TB cases in India
11 May 2017
Engineering human stem cells to model the kidney's filtration barrier on a chip
11 May 2017
New study links NSAIDs with higher heart attack risk
11 May 2017
New nanotechnology application for difficult-to-treat cancers
10 May 2017
Despite FDA approval, nearly 1 in 3 drugs found to have safety concerns
10 May 2017
Astronauts experience decrease in blood vessel function during spaceflight: study
10 May 2017
Researchers design robotic capsule to perform colonoscopies
09 May 2017
Study links poor environmental quality to elevated cancer rates
08 May 2017
US Food and Drug Administration approves first ALS drug in 22 years
08 May 2017
Obese women less likely to suffer from dangerous preeclampsia complications
06 May 2017
Gene alteration could hasten memory loss in Alzheimer’s: study
06 May 2017
Heart failure is as 'malignant' as some common cancers
04 May 2017
Doctors prescribe more generics when medical reps kept at bay
04 May 2017
One step closer to finding out how wine may protect your neurons
04 May 2017
Massage pushes blood clot from ankle to lungs with fatal results
03 May 2017
'Exercise-in-a-pill' boosts athletic endurance by 70%
03 May 2017
Researchers develop drill to cut surgery time from hours to minutes
03 May 2017
Being jobless is worse than diabetes for heart-related death
02 May 2017
Brain transplant could bring dead people back to life in 3 years
29 April 2017
Stem cells edited to fight arthritis
29 April 2017
Predicting people's 'brain age' could help to spot who is at risk of early death
29 April 2017
Women with aortic aneurysms fare much worse than men, new study finds
29 April 2017
Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer
29 April 2017
Cheap drug could avert thousands of deaths due to haemorrhage in child-birth
28 April 2017
Energy drinks may not be good for health: Report
28 April 2017
Chemotherapy drug may increase vulnerability to depression
27 April 2017
How walking benefits the brain
26 April 2017
Researchers discover cancer-fighting properties of blood pressure drug
26 April 2017
WHO to test first malaria vaccine in Africa next year
26 April 2017
Is soda bad for your brain? (and is diet soda worse?)
21 April 2017
Facebook aims to help people write with their ‘brainwaves’
21 April 2017
Drug created from malaria parasite shows promise as bladder cancer treatment
21 April 2017
Florida to fight mosquito menace by releasing thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes
20 April 2017
Effect of auto pollution on emotional wellbeing as bad as partner’s death
18 April 2017
UK doctors to use pig organs to treat babies with rare condition
18 April 2017
Tweaking a molecule's structure can send it down a different path to crystallization
18 April 2017
Assessing heart disease risk is within arm's reach
17 April 2017
Toyota’s robotic leg helps disabled people walk
17 April 2017
Think brain games make you smarter? Think again, FSU researchers say
17 April 2017
High stakes, high risk, and a bad bet
17 April 2017
3-D-printed patch can help mend a 'broken' heart
15 April 2017
Lower blood levels of magnesium in middle-aged men associated with increased risk of fractures: study
13 April 2017
Apple hires biomedical engineers to develop sensors to treat diabetes
13 April 2017
US company’s chewing gum can detect cancer in body
12 April 2017
Chemicals used to fireproof sofas and mattresses linked to surge in thyroid cancer
11 April 2017
Common sedatives linked to increased risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer's disease
10 April 2017
Grey hair linked to increased heart disease risk in men
08 April 2017
23andMe gets FDA nod to sell genetic tests directly to consumers
07 April 2017
Over 20% of US adults infected with high-risk HPV: study
07 April 2017
Smoking killed most in India, China, US and Russia
07 April 2017
Heart attacks diagnosed quicker by new blood test
06 April 2017
More than 20% patients who sought second opinion misdiagnosed the first time: study
06 April 2017
Common antibiotic could help treat PTSD
05 April 2017
Man moves paralysed legs using device that stimulates spinal cord
04 April 2017
Exposure to common flame retardants may raise the risk of papillary thyroid cancer
03 April 2017
UK food industry urged to cut sugar 20% in cakes, chocolates to fight obesity
31 March 2017
Toll of climate change on mental health
30 March 2017
New research explains why even targeted therapies eventually fail in lung cancer
30 March 2017
Marathon runners at risk of short-term kidney injury: Study
30 March 2017
US researchers help paralysed man regain functional arm movement
29 March 2017
UK boy suffering from cancer makes recovery after treatment with cannabis oil
29 March 2017
Scientists figure out way to mass-produce red blood cells
27 March 2017
Scientists develop solar-powered ‘e-skin’ to help amputees regain sense of touch
25 March 2017
Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging
24 March 2017
39% people in the UK suffer sleep disruption: survey
24 March 2017
US team develops device to detect Zika, dengue viruses in 30 minutes
22 March 2017
Energy drinks mask alcohol's effects, increase injury risk
22 March 2017
Spider venom could prevent stroke brain damage: study
21 March 2017
First patient cured of rare blood disorder
21 March 2017
Growing global temperatures could be contributing to rising diabetic numbers
21 March 2017
Do you really have high blood pressure?
21 March 2017
Monkeys, piranha, wild fruit – the ‘secret’ diet for healthy heart?
20 March 2017
New diabetes drugs like Invokana cut heart disease risk: study
20 March 2017
Michigan man suffers multiple amputations after rare strep infection
18 March 2017
New device detects breast cancer via blood test in 15 minutes
17 March 2017
Scientists develop nano-implant to help patients suffering from macular degeneration
17 March 2017
Patients lose sight after stem cell injection in eyes
17 March 2017
Climate change hurting health, warn top American docs
16 March 2017
MRI scans may help detect HIV in brain
16 March 2017
Lawsuit alleges Monsanto staff ghostwrote safety reports
15 March 2017
Afterlife: brain may continue working 10 minutes beyond death
11 March 2017
‘Gluten-free’ diet not great – may actually lead to diabetes
11 March 2017
Researchers uncover new appetite suppression mechanism in bones
10 March 2017
Brazil yellow fever outbreak could spread to US
10 March 2017
Oral delivery system could make vaccination needle-free
09 March 2017
Research uncovers potential health risks of travel to Mars
09 March 2017
Caffeine boosts enzyme that could protect against dementia, finds study
08 March 2017
Sound waves boost older adult' memory, deep sleep
08 March 2017
Class X student develops device to predict silent heart attacks
07 March 2017
Google trains computers to detect breast cancer
07 March 2017
Keep hand sanitizers away from kids: stick to soap & water
06 March 2017
More social connection online tied to increasing feelings of isolation
06 March 2017
Your cellphone is bugged: Indian scientists find 3 new microbes
06 March 2017
Volkswagen's excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths in Europe
04 March 2017
Organ-on-a-chip model offers insights into premature ageing and vascular disease
04 March 2017
Latest genomic technology uncovers secrets of immune system's response to malaria
04 March 2017
New study reveals high level of urine content in swimming pools
03 March 2017
India beware: WHO publishes list of drug-resistant bugs
02 March 2017
New test distinguishes 'tigers' from 'pussycats' in prostate cancer
01 March 2017
More mosquito species than previously thought may transmit Zika
01 March 2017
ZeitZeiger: Computer tells the time according to your body clock
28 February 2017
New risk factors for anxiety disorders
27 February 2017
High levels of chemicals found in indoor cats
27 February 2017
Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health -- official
25 February 2017
Antibiotics used to treat cystic fibrosis increases risk of permanent hearing loss
25 February 2017
High sugar in diet could lead to Alzheimer’s: Study
25 February 2017
US citizens’ stress from social media at 10-year high
25 February 2017
US researchers develop robotic arm to cut cost laparoscopic surgery costs
24 February 2017
Depression top cause of suicide, over 5 cr Indians hit: WHO
24 February 2017
MRIs safe for patients with heart pacemakers: study
23 February 2017
Organ-on-a-chip mimics heart's biomechanical properties
23 February 2017
Popular heartburn drugs linked to gradual yet 'silent' kidney damage
23 February 2017
Hay fever can be suppressed with 3 years of Pollen pills or injections
23 February 2017
Type 2 diabetes prevented in 80% of at-risk patients thanks to repurposed drug
23 February 2017
Study sees life expectancy in developed world exceeding 90 years by 2030
23 February 2017
Mixed benefits of testosterone therapy in older men
22 February 2017
Study of vaccine to protect against mosquito-borne diseases
22 February 2017
Multiple sclerosis treatment ‘resets’ immune system; may halt progression for 5 years
22 February 2017
A case where smoking helped
21 February 2017
India plays down reports of pollution-related deaths
20 February 2017
Air pollution leading to premature deaths globally: study
20 February 2017
Russian scientists slow down ageing
20 February 2017
First portable brain scanner could help diagnose stroke in seconds
18 February 2017
Pizza, burgers and the like: a single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism
18 February 2017
Antibiotics could be alternative to surgery as treatment for appendicitis
17 February 2017
New malaria vaccine provides up to 100% immunity
17 February 2017
US citizens stressed by current political climate: study
17 February 2017
People who put on belly-fat more disposed to type-2 diabetes, heart disease: study
16 February 2017
Fructose consumption linked to the increase of liver disease among adolescents and children
15 February 2017
Ebola viruses need very few mutations to cause disease in new host species
15 February 2017
Statin side effects are strongest predictor of failure to meet cholesterol targets
15 February 2017
Survival rate for Indian kids with cancer a poor 20%
15 February 2017
Traditional Chinese medicine in HIV cure
15 February 2017
Tiny magnetic implant offers new drug delivery method
14 February 2017
New 3D tissue technology could simplify heart treatment
14 February 2017
FDA approves muscular-dystrophy drug costing $89,000 in the US
13 February 2017
Breakthrough: why mosquitoes are attracted to malaria patients
11 February 2017
One step closer to personalised antibiotic treatment
11 February 2017
Poor and less educated suffer the most from chronic pain
10 February 2017
Potential breakthrough for treating hypertension with ultra low-dose combinations
10 February 2017
Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths
10 February 2017
90 per cent drinkers unaware red wine increases cancer risk: study
10 February 2017
Over 100 new blood pressure genes could provide new targets for treating hypertension
09 February 2017
Rising inequalities to blame for many of world's ills, say experts
09 February 2017
Daylight savings time impacts miscarriage rates among select IVF patients, study finds
09 February 2017
Soaking rice overnight before cooking reduces risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer: study
09 February 2017
Gene therapy could help the deaf hear
08 February 2017
UK scientists develop world’s first prosthetic arm controlled by thought
08 February 2017
Successful application of `Vasalgel' male contraceptive in monkeys
07 February 2017
Modified antibiotics kill drug-resistant superbugs in minutes: study
07 February 2017
Pacemaker the size of vitamin capsule implanted successfully
06 February 2017
Faster way of detecting bacteria could save your life
06 February 2017
Sleeping shrinks the brain’s neural connections, to allow growth: Study
06 February 2017
'Brute force' can overcome antibiotic resistance
04 February 2017
Cancer drug could promote regeneration of heart tissue
04 February 2017
Pilot study highlights role of grapes in preventing Alzheimer's disease
04 February 2017
Spread of drug-resistant malaria bug should worry India: expert
04 February 2017
Muzaffarpur mystery deaths solved – ‘killer’ litchis to blame
02 February 2017
Materials scientist invents breath monitor to detect flu
02 February 2017
Antibiotics enable E coli bugs to mutate, grow faster
02 February 2017
Seattle approves first safe heroin-injection site in US
31 January 2017
Diabetes or its rapid deterioration can be an early warning sign for pancreatic cancer
31 January 2017
Engineers create artificial skin that 'feels' temperature changes
31 January 2017
Scientists use 3D tech to print first functional human skin
30 January 2017
Researchers believe appetite loss accompanying infection part of the problem, not the solution
28 January 2017
Sound waves create whirlpools to round up tiny signs of disease
28 January 2017
France bars restaurants from offering free soda, sugary drink refills
28 January 2017
Consumers need not fear acrylamide levels in fries: McDonald’s
27 January 2017
Roots of Alzheimer's disease can extend as far back as the womb
27 January 2017
Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer
27 January 2017
International study opens the door to personalised treatment for heart failure
27 January 2017
Artificial kidneys could hit the market as early as 2020
27 January 2017
Cancer mortality rates down 20 per cent in US: study
25 January 2017
Antibiotics, not dirty hospitals, the main cause of C. difficile epidemic
25 January 2017
Natural compound could improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
25 January 2017
UK food safety regulator urges families to 'Go for Gold' to reduce acrylamide consumption
24 January 2017
Cut cancer risk: fry, roast or bake till golden, not brown
23 January 2017
'Collateral' lethality may offer new therapeutic approach for cancers of the pancreas, stomach and colon
23 January 2017
Toward a 'smart' patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed
23 January 2017
Evaluating the use of human umbilical cord for in-utero spina bifida repair
23 January 2017
E-cigarettes are expanding tobacco product use among youth
23 January 2017
Can cutting calories boost lifespan? Likely, but the jury is still out
23 January 2017
Heartbeat can be used as password to access health records: Study
21 January 2017
Initial MRI scan improves detection of aggressive forms of prostate cancer: study
20 January 2017
Superbugs may be spreading faster than thought: study
20 January 2017
Majority of premature deaths in Mumbai, Delhi due to pollution
20 January 2017
Man loses teeth, suffers second degree burns after vape pen explodes in his face
19 January 2017
Teens who wake up to access social media at night report feeling tired at school: Study
19 January 2017
Onset of high blood pressure in later life associated with lower dementia risk: study
18 January 2017
‘Superbug’ resistant to all treatments contracted in India claims victim in Nevada
17 January 2017
Eating disorders are affecting more UK women in their 40s and 50s
17 January 2017
Scientists develop 5D technique to identify tell-tale signs of disease from cell phone pictures
16 January 2017
Study finds association between eating hot peppers and decreased mortality
16 January 2017
Multiregional brain on a chip models connectivity between 3 brain regions
16 January 2017
Blockchain technology and IoT could cut hospital treatment expenses to 50% from 70%
13 January 2017
Australian regulator approves drug that melts away chronic leukaemia
10 January 2017
Gloucester man reveals he is four months pregnant
09 January 2017
New study finds 76% of world’s population ‘overfat’
06 January 2017
Researchers develop non-invasive retinal imaging technique
04 January 2017
Omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy reduces risk of asthma in children: Study
31 December 2016
Using 'fire to fight fire' to combat disease could make it worse, tests show
31 December 2016
Novel treatment helps fight advanced brain cancer
31 December 2016
Study finds marijuana use among high school students increased 3 per cent over four years
31 December 2016
Researchers develop new treatment for low-risk prostate cancer using drug made from deep sea bacteria
29 December 2016
For welders, Parkinson-like symptoms get worse with exposure
29 December 2016
Treating cancer with drugs for diabetes and hypertension
29 December 2016
Novel drug may help repair failing hearts
29 December 2016
Financial penalties work in reducing hospital readmissions
28 December 2016
Christmas holidays linked to rise in heart attacks in northern and southern hemispheres
28 December 2016
Experimental implant shows promise for restoring voluntary movement after spinal cord injury
28 December 2016
Light therapy effectively treats early prostate cancer
27 December 2016
Should you make sure your doctor is a woman?
26 December 2016
Study shows discrimination interacts with genetics and impacts health
26 December 2016
AI to generate new cancer drugs on demand
24 December 2016
Scientists develop vaccine to counter Ebola
24 December 2016
Positive multiple sclerosis clinical trial results support new treatment approach
23 December 2016
Over 50% of women avoiding pregnancy due to Zika in Brazil
23 December 2016
HIV patients have nearly twice the heart attack risk
23 December 2016
Know thy enemy: Kill MRSA with tailored chemistry
22 December 2016
Commercial brand of mouthwash can help kill off gonorrhea in the mouth
22 December 2016
Heart valves strive to get oxygen one way or another
21 December 2016
Ancient Chinese malaria remedy fights TB
21 December 2016
Daily sugar intake guidelines are based on low quality evidence
21 December 2016
COPD -- what causes the lungs to lose their ability to heal?
19 December 2016
Adverse side effects found in antiretroviral HIV drugs
19 December 2016
Obesity in adolescents increases risk of heart disease
17 December 2016
Sharp rise in breast cancer gene testing after Angelina Jolie's NYT editorial
17 December 2016
Premature adult death identified in individuals born pre-term
17 December 2016
Lowering cholesterol to ‘levels of a new-born baby’ cuts heart attack risk
17 December 2016
Manipulating brain activity to boost confidence
16 December 2016
Brain shrinkage in multiple sclerosis associated with leaked protein in blood
14 December 2016
US college student develops prosthetic hand using 3D printing
13 December 2016
Alcohol, tobacco use declines among US teenagers: study
13 December 2016
A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of a wide range of diseases
13 December 2016
Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in patients with diabetes
10 December 2016
US surgeon general calls e-cigarettes emerging threat to youth
09 December 2016
FSSAI warns against using newspapers to wrap food
09 December 2016
Oxygen can wake up dormant bacteria for antibiotic attacks
08 December 2016
Study shows blood products unaffected by drone trips
08 December 2016
Cancer drug may cause women to grow new eggs, study suggests
07 December 2016
Resistance to drug of last resort found in farm animals in US
06 December 2016
Doctors say overuse of antibiotics, opioids unhelpful
06 December 2016
Delhi doctor replaces aortic valve in 76-year-old in non-invasive surgery
05 December 2016
Parkinson's disease might start in gut: study
05 December 2016
600 dental patients suspected to be exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and C
05 December 2016
Saturated fat could be good for you
05 December 2016
New advanced heart patch developed
05 December 2016
Addressing dementia's identity crisis
03 December 2016
Drinking white wine might raise the risk of melanoma: study
03 December 2016
A radiation-free approach to imaging molecules in the brain
02 December 2016
Google algorithm on-par with doctors in detecting diabetic retinopathy
02 December 2016
WHO finally gives nod for HIV self-testing; India takes note
01 December 2016
Google's deep-learning on-par with doctors in detecting diabetic retinopathy
01 December 2016
Scientists pinpoint cause of blurry vision in astronauts
29 November 2016
First new HIV vaccine efficacy study in 7 years has begun
29 November 2016
Nylon fibres made to flex like muscles
29 November 2016
Vestibular function declines starting at age 40
29 November 2016
Sometimes just watching hurts -- and the signs of pain are seen in the brain
29 November 2016
Repeated jet lag could increase risk of obesity-related liver disease
29 November 2016
Zika-bearing mosquitoes quickly invade and adapt to new environments
28 November 2016
UK teenagers consume sugary drinks equivalent of a bathtub on average in a year: Study
28 November 2016
First caesarean where mother survived dates back to 1337
28 November 2016
Scientists find ‘key’ to prevent lung cancer spreading
28 November 2016
Government to make injectable contraceptives available to public
26 November 2016
‘Diet’ colas may actually stop you from losing weight: study
26 November 2016
Drug to counter allergies, asthma may be in offing
26 November 2016
Oral cancer rates rise by 68% over 20 years in the UK
26 November 2016
Swapping saturated fat for healthier energy sources cuts risk of heart disease: Study
25 November 2016
Zika-spreading mosquito sends chikungunya cases soaring in Brazil
25 November 2016
Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys
25 November 2016
Over 40% of LASIK patients develop minor eye problems
24 November 2016
Citing costs, new UK medic chief wants end to guidance on fruit, vegetable intake
22 November 2016
Scientists take significant step in developing bionic kidney
22 November 2016
Researchers develop innovative capsule for drug delivery over weeks
21 November 2016
US surgeon general Dr Vivek Murthy calls drug addiction crisis a "moral test for America"
19 November 2016
Stinky camel pee may hold key to fighting sleeping sickness
19 November 2016
Pioneering heart surgeon Denton Cooley dies at 96
19 November 2016
ATM keyboards riddled with bacteria, finds study
18 November 2016
Last-line antibiotics are failing
18 November 2016
Severe dizziness treated with steroid injections into the eardrum
18 November 2016
Sleep apnoea immediately compromises blood pressure
18 November 2016
Completely paralysed woman communicates again with help of brain implant
15 November 2016
World agrees to hold tobacco firms legally liable for harming health
14 November 2016
Constipation may lead to kidney disease, finds new study
14 November 2016
New brain implants help paralysed monkeys walk again
11 November 2016
Antimalarial being tested as possible Ebola virus drug
11 November 2016
Scientists develop a type of HIV test on a USB stick
10 November 2016
Older women do have memory issues – but fewer than men
10 November 2016
Researchers find widespread disruption of brain activity during absence seizures
10 November 2016
Expensive new cancer drugs have little effect on survival of many cancers
10 November 2016
Smoking a pack a day for a year causes 150 mutations in lung cells
10 November 2016
Dirty laundry may cause environmental contamination
09 November 2016
Pancreatic cancer set to become third biggest cancer killer in EU next year
09 November 2016
Antibody protects developing foetus from Zika virus: study
08 November 2016
Common food additive promotes colon cancer in mice
07 November 2016
Delhi smog: Kejriwal closes schools, bars diesel generators
07 November 2016
Researchers report encouraging results from trial of innovative stent
07 November 2016
Health officials find first cases of drug resistant fungal infection in US
07 November 2016
WHO calls for banning e-cigarettes
07 November 2016
Sunshine matters a lot to mental health, unlike temperature, pollution, and rain
05 November 2016
Brain scanner that can predict success of weight loss regimens
05 November 2016
Breast-friendly, radiation-free alternative to mammogram in the making
05 November 2016
Voters in four US cities to decide on taxes on sugary drinks
05 November 2016
Health hazard warning as US Daylight Saving Time nears end
04 November 2016
Chewing tobacco could be bigger menace than smoking in India
04 November 2016
Use of phones and tablets before bed disrupt children's sleep: study
04 November 2016
Trials of new Alzhemier drug targeting production of protein plaques in brain found effective
04 November 2016
Cancer deaths among women to cross 5.5 mn a year by 2030
03 November 2016
An egg a day cuts risk of stroke by 12%: Study
03 November 2016
Trimming the spare tire: Canola oil may cut belly fat
02 November 2016
Stimulating the brain makes exercising the legs feel easier
02 November 2016
Creating a slippery slope on the surface of medical implants
02 November 2016
Hormone injections in men found to be effective in preventing pregnancies
02 November 2016
Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research
31 October 2016
Researchers use supercomputers to study formation and growth of blood clots
28 October 2016
Experimental drug shows promise in combating Alzheimer’s disease
27 October 2016
Sleep loss tied to changes of the gut microbiota in humans
26 October 2016
Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content
26 October 2016
Boosting levels of known antioxidant may help resist age-related decline
25 October 2016
US Paediatrics body wants restricted screen time for children, zero time for infants under 18 months
25 October 2016
Combating drug resistance in acute myeloid leukemia with a ceramide-based therapeutic
24 October 2016
New nanomedicine approach aims to improve HIV drug therapies
24 October 2016
“Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk
22 October 2016
Children could point the way to new HIV treatments
22 October 2016
Stretchy optical fibres for implanting in the body
22 October 2016
Signalling pathway could be key to improved osteoporosis treatment
20 October 2016
Health problems from common chemicals cost US $340 bn : Study
20 October 2016
Top UK tourist attractions not offering healthy meals for children: report
20 October 2016
Toothpaste significantly reduces dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body
19 October 2016
High cholesterol bad not just for heart but bones too
18 October 2016
WHO recommends `soda tax’ on sugary beverages to fight obesity
17 October 2016
Worked to death? Lack of control over high-stress jobs leads to early grave
17 October 2016
Researchers deprive brain cancer cells of cholesterol in mice to produce tumour regression
15 October 2016
Scientists create sustained remission of HIV virus without drugs
15 October 2016
Over half a million heart surgery patients at risk of deadly infection
15 October 2016
In a First, Pitt-UPMC Team Help Paralyzed Man Feel Again Through a Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm
15 October 2016
Medical breakthrough allows paralysed man to feel again
15 October 2016
Sedative may prevent delirium after an operation
15 October 2016
Coke, Pepsi funding health research, yet fighting reforms
14 October 2016
US to induct drones in fight against Zika
14 October 2016
Calcium supplements may lead to heart damage, finds study
13 October 2016
Altering the 'flavour' of humans could help fight malaria
12 October 2016
IBM’s Watson Helps Employees Tackle Cancer
12 October 2016
Mother’s milk may boost immunity in new born: Study
10 October 2016
China plans to set up rehabilitation centres to help young people addicted to gaming
08 October 2016
Skipping shower for just 2 days can leave you with a serious pong!
08 October 2016
Study challenges idea of mandatory water intake
07 October 2016
Connection between food and antibiotic-resistant bacteria
07 October 2016
Brain's biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep
07 October 2016
J&J warns of hack flaw in insulin pump, calls risk ‘extremely low’
06 October 2016
Study demonstrates role of gut bacteria in neuro-degenerative diseases
06 October 2016
Upper limit to human lifespan is 115 years, say scientists
06 October 2016
Blood pressure drug may boost effectiveness of lung cancer treatment
05 October 2016
Researchers invent new type of artificial bone that can be shaped with a 3-D printer
05 October 2016
Mayo Clinic researchers map prostate cancer relapse using C-11 choline PET and MRI
05 October 2016
Single-shot vaccine may spell the end for flu pandemics
04 October 2016
Physicians’ political beliefs affect medical treatment
04 October 2016
World's first robotic surgical system with sense of touch developed
04 October 2016
Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins 2016 Nobel for Medicine
03 October 2016
UK scientists may have found ‘magic bullet’ to kill HIV
03 October 2016
Pain relievers like ibuprofen could raise heart disease risk
01 October 2016
CDC advices pregnant women to consider not traveling to Southeast Asia
30 September 2016
Gene-tinkering by amateurs could lead to disaster: study
30 September 2016
Energy drinks could heighten risk of drink driving, study warns
30 September 2016
Ibuprofen could raise heart failure risk 20 per cent : Study
30 September 2016
Medtronic Plc wins US FDA approval for artificial pancreas
29 September 2016
Dental fillings raise levels of mercury in the body, UGA study says
29 September 2016
Blood pressure drug may boost effectiveness of lung cancer treatment
27 September 2016
SC warns against continued sale of chewable tobacco products
26 September 2016
New tool developed to calculate genetic risk of heart disease
26 September 2016
Tattoo therapy may help control chronic diseases
24 September 2016
By 2050, drug-resistant infections could cause global economic damage worse than 2008 financial crisis
24 September 2016
New ‘alcosynth’ could give the high of alcohol without the ill effects
23 September 2016
Another reason to quit smoking – avoid DNA damage
21 September 2016
Internet addiction among youth could signal health problems
20 September 2016
Researchers say to conquer cancer you need to stop it before it becomes cancer
19 September 2016
Study opens up possibility of containing spread of breast cancer
17 September 2016
Industry role in studies downplaying sugar risks bared
15 September 2016
Study reveals how ionising radiation damages DNA and causes cancer
15 September 2016
Links between depression and risk of developing extremist ideas identified
15 September 2016
'Opening the patient's skull' after head injury reduces risk of death from brain swelling
08 September 2016
Vitamin D can cut risk of severe asthma attacks: study
07 September 2016
Implanted device found to help in central sleep apnoea
06 September 2016
Aerial spraying to eliminate mosquitoes kills millions of honey bees
03 September 2016
WHO extends Zika emergency as Singapore count rises to 189
03 September 2016
Trial drug found promising in Alzheimer treatment
03 September 2016
Early bed time could signal heart problems in men: study
31 August 2016
Factors associated with improvement in survival following heart attack
31 August 2016
Heart attack likelier to be misdiagnosed in women than men
31 August 2016
Maverick Italian, Chinese docs set to attempt first head transplant
31 August 2016
Tasmanian devils evolve to resist deadly cancer
31 August 2016
Drug-dispensing contact lens effectively lowers eye pressure in glaucoma model
30 August 2016
Imported knee implants a misfit; Indian docs take initiative
30 August 2016
Smartphone detects atrial fibrillation with existing hardware
29 August 2016
Mediterranean diet better than statins for heart disease: experts
29 August 2016
US top doctor, Dr Vivek Murthy advises all US doctors on opioid epidemic
29 August 2016
Coffee habits may be genetic, study reveals
29 August 2016
3-D-printed structures 'remember' their shapes
27 August 2016
Exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility
27 August 2016
Number of TB cases in India is double current estimates, says new study
27 August 2016
Breast milk sugar may protect babies against deadly infection
27 August 2016
Fears over spread of Zika virus from storm
27 August 2016
Scientists use ultrasound to jump-start comatose man’s brain
26 August 2016
New technique could do away with insulin jabs for diabetics
26 August 2016
Long commutes increase weight, make you less healthy
26 August 2016
One day you could swallow batteries to power ingestible medical devices
25 August 2016
Soda tax linked to drop in sugary beverage drinking
24 August 2016
Card costing 1 dollar can test for substandard drugs
24 August 2016
World's first Leprosy vaccine developed in India to go on trial soon
24 August 2016
Scientists find a salty way to kill MRSA
23 August 2016
Playing bagpipes could trigger fatal lung condition: research
23 August 2016
Lousy jobs hurt your health by the time you're in your 40s
22 August 2016
Do Pokémon Go and augmented reality games offer real health benefits?
22 August 2016
Research suggests Parkinson’s detectable by eye test
20 August 2016
Gallstone disease linked to increased risk of coronary heart disease
20 August 2016
Health risks from wildfires to increase under climate change
20 August 2016
App helps dementia patients find memories
20 August 2016
Yale study identifies how Zika virus infects the placenta
19 August 2016
Common cold viruses originated in camels -- just like MERS
19 August 2016
Beneficial bacteria in the nose suppress pathogenic bacteria
17 August 2016
Malarial parasite boosts survival in Ebola patients
17 August 2016
China faces heart disease epidemic spurred by increasing high blood pressure: Study
17 August 2016
Now, scientists fear smallpox outbreak as permafrost melts
16 August 2016
About 91% of American kids at risk of heart problems
16 August 2016
Five ways bioengineers want to use 3-D printing
16 August 2016
Sitting for too long is bad for health, experts warn
16 August 2016
St Jude researchers pinpoint key influenza-fighting immune trigger
13 August 2016
BARC, Sree Chitra Institute team up to develop Deep Brain Stimulator
13 August 2016
DEA to make it easier for researchers to obtain marijuana
12 August 2016
Campaign urges McDonald’s to ban sourcing foods with antibiotics
12 August 2016
Global warming could unleash diseases not seen since Ice Age
12 August 2016
US FDA bans sales of electronic cigarettes to minors
10 August 2016
Hypertension now more prevalent in low, mid-income countries
10 August 2016
New 4D technology to aid treatment for lung disease
09 August 2016
Supermarket online shopping bad for health, says UK's chief medical officer
09 August 2016
Campaigners want Scottish government to introduce HIV prevention drug ahead of its licensing
08 August 2016
New pill ‘Fevipiprant’ could be magic bullet for asthma
08 August 2016
Bookworms live longer than non-readers, finds study
08 August 2016
Indian scientist at Yale conferred Outstanding Investigator Award for cancer research
06 August 2016
Asthma pill could reduce symptoms in severe sufferers
06 August 2016
Steerable catheter to treat cardiac arrhythmia
06 August 2016
Engineers in US create tiny implantable sensor to monitor body
05 August 2016
Pregnancy procedure may be associated with increased risk of premature birth and neonatal loss
04 August 2016
Statins improve birth outcomes for mothers with an autoimmune disorder
04 August 2016
Swedish researchers find obesity might not increase risk of heart attack
03 August 2016
Generic biologic drugs as effective as originals: study
03 August 2016
IBM’s ‘lab-on-a-chip’ technology to help disease detection
03 August 2016
Study reveals fish oil supplements may help healing after heart attack
03 August 2016
Scientists grow mini-brains in the lab; may lead to cure for ageing-related brain diseases
03 August 2016
Smell test may predict early stages of Alzheimer’s
02 August 2016
Study offers insights into brain functioning under hypnosis
01 August 2016
Inflammatory response to ceramic scaffolds promotes bone regeneration
01 August 2016
“Health supplements” could adversely affect health: report
30 July 2016
Study finds robots as good as human surgeons
28 July 2016
Study finds binge TV watching hazardous to health
27 July 2016
Heart-stopping: Kochi docs perform rare cancer surgery
26 July 2016
New microneedle drug monitoring system tests drug levels in blood painlessly
26 July 2016
New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations
25 July 2016
Drug targeting BRAF mutation slow thyroid cancer, too
25 July 2016
Damaged heart tissue can be regenerated: Study suggests
25 July 2016
Researchers invent “smart” thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue
23 July 2016
Zika epidemic likely to end within three years
23 July 2016
Drinking causes 7 types of cancer; health benefits overrated: study
23 July 2016
In a first, Chinese scientists to use stem cell tech on cancer patients
23 July 2016
Sound waves may hold potential to treat twin pregnancy complications
23 July 2016
New research suggests hearing loss may be reversible
22 July 2016
Brisk walking better than jogging for diabetes control
21 July 2016
‘Smart sutures’ can give feedback on vital parameters
21 July 2016
'ATM' in Puducherry dispenses human milk!
21 July 2016
To protect yourself from malaria sleep with a chicken next to your bed
21 July 2016
Eating oily fish once a week could up survival rates in bowel cancer patients: Study
20 July 2016
Study points to highest risk for mortality for African-American men below poverty line
20 July 2016
New HIV vaccine to undergo trials in South Africa
20 July 2016
Study links fracking wells to increased asthma attacks
20 July 2016
Corneal transplants: men and women don’t see eye to eye
19 July 2016
Scientists pinpoint a neural center of resilience
19 July 2016
10 modifiable risk factors responsible for 90% of strokes worldwide
19 July 2016
Fat, not sugar, to blame for UK’s obesity epidemic warn scientists
18 July 2016
Researchers invent 'smart' thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue
18 July 2016
Stanford researchers grow bone, heart muscle from embryonic stem cells
16 July 2016
Indian-origin scientist helps in promising new HIV research
15 July 2016
Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS, finds study
15 July 2016
Why artificial sweeteners can increase appetite
13 July 2016
Indian study finds ways to control diabetes sans doctors
13 July 2016
Mobius Bionics’ Luke bionic arm to hit the market by the end of the year
13 July 2016
Exposure to traffic noise increases heart attack risk: Study
12 July 2016
Statins could boost survival rates of patients suffering from four most common types of cancer: study
12 July 2016
Aerobic exercise can help prevent heart failure: study
12 July 2016
Genetic mutations linked to cases of multiple bowel tumours
11 July 2016
Scientists transform lower-body cells into facial cartilage
11 July 2016
New study points to health impact of excessive internet use
09 July 2016
Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse premature ageing
08 July 2016
Cannabis can counter Alzheimer’s Disease: Study
07 July 2016
Engineers design programmable RNA vaccines
06 July 2016
Cancer charity wants junk food ads junked to tackle childhood obesity
06 July 2016
Robotic bottom may aid prostate cancer diagnosis
04 July 2016
Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement
04 July 2016
Artificial pancreas likely to be available by 2018
04 July 2016
Toxic chemicals in everyday products poisoning children: Scientists
04 July 2016
Environmental toxins affect brain development
02 July 2016
Researchers find hundreds of clinics marketing selling stem cell interventions in US
02 July 2016
Butter not bad for health, does not raise risk of heart disease: study
01 July 2016
Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement
01 July 2016
Over 200,000 patients stop using statins due to controversy: study
30 June 2016
Ovarian cancer study provides painstaking look at inner workings of tumours
30 June 2016
Promising new treatment could kill cancer cells in 2 hours
29 June 2016
Second patient infected with bacteria carrying mcr-1 ‘superbug’ gene indentified in US
29 June 2016
Drinking increases risk of at least seven types of cancer: Study
28 June 2016
Study reveals how a cancer gene promotes tumour growth
27 June 2016
3-D-printed kidney helps doctors save woman's organ during complicated tumor removal
27 June 2016
UK surgeon who removed patient’s testicle in botched operation struck off rolls
27 June 2016
UK man self-diagnoses cancer on Google after 5 docs fail
27 June 2016
Is 'when we eat' as important as 'what we eat'?
27 June 2016
Improper smartphone use leads to temporary vision problems
24 June 2016
Strauss, Mozart music good for reducing blood pressure
23 June 2016
University educated more at risk of developing brain tumour: study
23 June 2016
Gene affects social bonding ability: Study
23 June 2016
Osteoporosis drug halts growth of breast cancer cells, study finds
22 June 2016
Researchers enable paralysed limbs to "feel" the sensation of touch
21 June 2016
Immune system linked to lower heart attack risk, suggests study
21 June 2016
Taking too many selfies can damage your skin
21 June 2016
New study suggests memory loss in Alzheimer’s is reversible
21 June 2016
Scientists developing system to detect internal bleeding in brain without bulky equipment
21 June 2016
Researchers focus on cutting time lag to identify cause of critical infections
20 June 2016
Every five minutes a pregnant woman dies in India: WHO
17 June 2016
How fat becomes lethal even without weight gain
17 June 2016
Very hot drinks probably cancer risk: ICAR
16 June 2016
Coffee after three consecutive nights of sleep deprivation may not work, warn scientists
15 June 2016
Disruption of tiny liver protein can cause heart disease: Study
13 June 2016
Man wears his ‘heart’ in a backpack for 555 days
11 June 2016
Person’s online activities could provide clue to cancer risk
11 June 2016
Stem cell therapy reverses symptoms of MS
11 June 2016
Air pollution emerges as leading risk factor for stroke
11 June 2016
‘Live’ grenade removed from Colombian soldier’s face
10 June 2016
Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs more effective in inducing smokers to quit than text warnings: Study
10 June 2016
Children, adolescents at high risk from air pollution: study
10 June 2016
New approach opens up personalised medicine for cancer treatment
10 June 2016
Electronic anti-theft systems remain a threat to cardiac device patients
09 June 2016
Barley lowers two types of 'bad cholesterol', reserachers
09 June 2016
FDA warns of serious bleeding risk from stomach remedies containing aspirin
08 June 2016
People with significant heart disease less able to cope with stress
08 June 2016
Blood test to personalise depression treatment for the first time
07 June 2016
Ganymed Pharmaceuticals’ immunotherapy found effective for gastric cancer in Phase II clinical study
07 June 2016
New pre-surgery technique may make colostomy bags redundant for emergency bowel cancer patients
06 June 2016
German scientists take major step towards developing vaccine against cancer
06 June 2016
New wearable kidney may be boon for dialysis patients
04 June 2016
Shift work increases employees' risk of stroke: Study
04 June 2016
Stanford stem cell experiment helps stroke patient walk
04 June 2016
FDA issues new guidelines to target sodium in diet
02 June 2016
NHS England to not fund drug that helps prevent HIV
02 June 2016
German researchers propose Trojan horse strategy to fight cancer
02 June 2016
Diabetes patients should be offered option of metabolic surgery
01 June 2016
High blood pressure linked to short-, long-term exposure to some air pollutants
01 June 2016
Noise in hospital ICU’s exceeds WHO guidelines: study
01 June 2016
Researchers find new signs of stress damage in the brain, plus hope for prevention
31 May 2016
Moving beyond race-based drugs
31 May 2016
Narcotic painkillers prolong pain
31 May 2016
UK woman wakes up from C-section to find both legs amputated
31 May 2016
Recession of 2008-10 led to uptick in cancer deaths: study
30 May 2016
Study finds direct link between air pollution, heart disease
28 May 2016
Teenager found to be carrying twin brother inside his stomach!
28 May 2016
Harvard researchers suggest new Alzheimer’s theory
28 May 2016
Russian researchers develop new method to improve diagnosis of colorectal cancer
28 May 2016
Heimlich manoeuvre inventor uses his technique at 96 to save choking woman
28 May 2016
Govt looks at phasing out plastic bottles to promote safe drinking water
27 May 2016
UK firm Oxitec develops GM mosquitoes to fight Zika
27 May 2016
Women cooking with biomass fuels more likely to have cataracts
26 May 2016
E-cigarette use in UK almost doubled in two years, says Europe-wide study
25 May 2016
Tiny packages may pack powerful treatment for brain tumours
24 May 2016
Study finds a third of heart failure patients do not rejoin work
23 May 2016
Segway inventor Dean Kamen joins hand with Toyota to revive iBot wheelchair
23 May 2016
Lancet slammed for publishing paper supporting salt consumption
23 May 2016
Report warns of global threat posed by superbugs
20 May 2016
India, China account for a third of the mentally-ill globally
19 May 2016
Silent killer: hypertension could cut 10 years from your life
18 May 2016
Nearly half of all heart attacks may be 'silent'
17 May 2016
Bioengineered blood vessel is safe for dialysis patients, study finds
16 May 2016
Project aims to ‘revive’ the brain dead
16 May 2016
WHO recommends rapid diagnostic test to speed up detection and improve outcomes for MDR-TB
14 May 2016
Sun exposure from car windows dangerous: Study
14 May 2016
Junk food diet could be as harmful as diabetes to kidneys: Study
14 May 2016
Severe childhood asthma increases COPD risk in later life: study
14 May 2016
Computer glitch could have led to incorrect statins prescriptions in UK
12 May 2016
Scripps researchers pioneer breakthrough approach to breast cancer treatment
12 May 2016
New bio-glass could make it possible to re-grow or replace cartilage
12 May 2016
Experimental vaccine shows promise of protection against malaria for over a year
12 May 2016
Human, rat DNA detected in burger products
12 May 2016
Excessive smartphone use could lead to ADHD-like symptoms: Study
11 May 2016
Silk stabilises blood samples for months at high temperatures
11 May 2016
Heartburn drug damages blood vessel cells in lab finding
11 May 2016
Global warming could cause chronic kidney disease: study
10 May 2016
New material temporarily tightens skin
10 May 2016
US robotics startup to use drones to deliver blood and vaccines in Rwanda
09 May 2016
Indian scientists design drones for organ delivery
07 May 2016
‘Kidney on a chip’ to ease drug damage in ICUs
06 May 2016
Long-term warfarin use could lead to higher dementia risk
06 May 2016
Polluted air linked to increased risk of many types of cancer
05 May 2016
Robot surgeon executes precise and consistent suturing on animal tissue
05 May 2016
Medical error biggest killer after cancer, heart disease: study
05 May 2016
Indian hospital in tests to bring dead back to life
05 May 2016
A super stretchy, self-healing material could lead to artificial muscle
03 May 2016
Stiffening of arteries detected in young adults
03 May 2016
Health sensing tool measures lung function over a phone call, from anywhere in the world
03 May 2016
Radiotherapy for lung cancer patients is linked to increased risk of non-cancer deaths
02 May 2016
Breast milk linked to significant early brain growth in preemies
02 May 2016
New development in immunotherapy holds promise of novel treatments for cancer
02 May 2016
Scientists create human sperm from skin cells
02 May 2016
Google applies to patent injectable device to replace natural lens in eye
30 April 2016
Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question
30 April 2016
Smartphones, wearable devices could revolutionise medical care for those with brain disorders
29 April 2016
Just 1 minute of intense exercise produces health benefits
28 April 2016
Diabetes may lead to hearing loss, finds study
28 April 2016
Hearts zoom across time and space to give new life
28 April 2016
Kids face higher lead exposure playing in urban gardens
28 April 2016
Study links rice cereal fed to babies to high levels of inorganic arsenic in urine
27 April 2016
Scientists take big step in better understanding Type 1 diabetes
27 April 2016
Laundry detergent packs poisonous for kids
26 April 2016
Breakthrough allows drug delivery for brain diseases, cancers
23 April 2016
Inspirational managers may harm workers’ health
23 April 2016
Anti-smoking drugs do not elevate risk of serious neuropsychiatric adverse effects
23 April 2016
Taking aspirin could increase cancer survival by 20%
21 April 2016
Personalised treatment for chronic pain closer to reality
19 April 2016
PDF drugs like Benadryl linked to dementia
19 April 2016
Experimental cholesterol drug could be effective against prostate cancer
19 April 2016
Researchers develop implantable device to target pancreatic cancer
18 April 2016
Fertility app’s unexpected spinoff – it could help contraception
16 April 2016
Brain implant gives paralysed patient hand control
16 April 2016
Antibiotics in farm animal feed fueling increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria: Study
16 April 2016
Pollutants in fish inhibit human’s natural defence system
16 April 2016
High-calorie package images mislead eaters
15 April 2016
‘Healthy’ vegetable fats may not be so healthy, after all
14 April 2016
People eating large amounts of fast food risk exposure to phthalates: Study
13 April 2016
Marriage may help fight cancer: Study
13 April 2016
Florida residents unhappy with anti-Zika mosquito testing
11 April 2016
Variable heartbeat rate may be sign of greater wisdom
11 April 2016
Number of diabetics almost quadruple globally to 422 mn between 1980 and 2014
09 April 2016
Marijuana could help treat male infertility: Study
09 April 2016
Promising new blood test is first of its kind to detect liver scarring
09 April 2016
Electrical brain stimulation could support stroke recovery
09 April 2016
Using physics to tackle biomedical challenges
09 April 2016
Researchers recruit paedophiles to test efficacy of chemical castration to prevent child abuse
08 April 2016
New studies find whole milk may be healthier than skim
07 April 2016
Loss of life partner linked to irregular heartbeat
06 April 2016
Google launches health cards in India to allow users to access health information
06 April 2016
Cost of diabetes hits $825 billion a year: study
06 April 2016
Bad news for heart patients – statin side-effects are real
05 April 2016
New drug shows promise against muscle wasting disease
05 April 2016
Starving immune cells prevents allergic reaction in lung
05 April 2016
Researchers harness shock waves to treat infections
04 April 2016
Japanese researchers grow skin tissue complete with hair follicles and glands in lab
04 April 2016
Electrical stimulation of deep brain structures to ease chronic pain
04 April 2016
Cancer drug could treat blood vessel deformities
02 April 2016
Growing skin in the lab
02 April 2016
New study links smoking among pregnant women with DNA alterations in their babies
02 April 2016
Nanoparticles deliver anti-cancer cluster bombs: Triple-stage vehicles for platinum-based drugs
01 April 2016
Diabetes drug found to raise risk of bladder cancer
01 April 2016
Zika virus throws up more questions than answers
31 March 2016
Researchers develop technology to monitor cancer treatment
30 March 2016
Haryana launches injectable contraceptive project
29 March 2016
Researchers genetically engineer maggots to heal wounds
28 March 2016
Researchers warn of social media-induced depression in young adults
28 March 2016
New class of molecular ‘lightbulbs’ illuminate MRI
28 March 2016
New study points to turmeric's possible role in fighting drug-resistant TB
28 March 2016
Study Explains Increased Risk of TB for Smokers
26 March 2016
Revised report puts risks of laminate flooring even higher
23 March 2016
Google Glass promises breakthrough in organ monitoring
23 March 2016
Scientists develop pill to light up tumours to better distinguish between cancerous and benign growth
23 March 2016
Researchers say alcohol offers no net health benefits
23 March 2016
FDA to ban most surgical gloves with powder
22 March 2016
Loud snoring could lead to cancer
22 March 2016
Researchers develop highly effective tool to detect cancer, HIV
22 March 2016
Reverse your diabetes – and you can stay diabetes-free long-term
22 March 2016
Healthy heart supports brain health: Study
19 March 2016
Doctors who got more money from pharma companies prescribed more brand-name drugs: study
19 March 2016
Scientists create 3D micro-scaffold to help create human nerve cells for transplant in brain
19 March 2016
3-D printed heart surgery technique saves infant’s life
18 March 2016
Scientists create smart insulin patch to control diabetes
17 March 2016
Half of UK children now resistant to most common antibiotics: Study
17 March 2016
House panel seeks reduced size of warnings on tobacco
16 March 2016
Why some tumours withstand treatment
16 March 2016
New SARS-like virus poised to infect humans; researchers
16 March 2016
Functional heart muscle regenerated in decellularized human hearts
15 March 2016
Researchers grow functional heart in lab
15 March 2016
Main ingredient of Splenda linked to leukemia in new study
15 March 2016
Contraceptive pill for men could be a step closer: Minnesota University researchers
15 March 2016
World's first soft-robotic surgery on a human body
14 March 2016
Screening cardiac drugs that also attack cancer
14 March 2016
Zika emerging a greater scourge with each passing day
12 March 2016
New app advises and reminds pregnant women about vaccinations
12 March 2016
NHS hospitals overwhelmed with patients says top doctor an ‘eternal winter’
12 March 2016
Researchers find two powerful drugs to shrink or destroy breast cancer tumours
12 March 2016
Health drink proves its claim to help Alzheimer’s patients
12 March 2016
Form of genetically elevated 'good' cholesterol may actually be bad
12 March 2016
Dog that monitors diabetes better than latest gadgets!
11 March 2016
Study backs kidney transplant from incompatible living donors
11 March 2016
Researchers use stem cells to a ‘living lens’ in patient’s eye
10 March 2016
Taller men, slimmer women earn better than shorter, weightier counterparts: study
10 March 2016
First US uterus transplant fails
10 March 2016
More than 2 mn people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C
09 March 2016
Exercise and lifestyle changes key to good heart health in women
09 March 2016
Bacteria-laden mosquitoes can combat Zika, dengue
09 March 2016
Blood test may give early warning of skin cancer relapse
07 March 2016
Researchers study gut bacteria to understand diabetes better
04 March 2016
Four-month-old survives rare heart condition
04 March 2016
US Department of Transportation bans e-cigarette on flights
04 March 2016
IISc-incubated startup Azooka Life discovers safest food-grade nucleic acid gel stain
03 March 2016
Almost 900,000 Britons use e-cigarettes to quit smoking
03 March 2016
EU set to hike taxes on E-cigarettes; Britons may rebel
03 March 2016
Laser surgery may improve treatment for deadly brain cancer
03 March 2016
Type 1 diabetes linked to increased risk of various types of cancer: Study
02 March 2016
Dating sites may be spreading HIV: Study
02 March 2016
Study identifies genes linked to stroke risk
01 March 2016
Study links Zika to temporary paralysis
01 March 2016
More bad marks for salt: it hurts liver too
26 February 2016
Using thin or obese avatars in motion-controlled gaming can influence physical activity
26 February 2016
Smoking could cost you your legs: study
24 February 2016
Why is breaking bad habits hard? Our brains are biased by past rewards
24 February 2016
Cardiologists use 3D printing to personalise treatment for heart disease
24 February 2016
UK gynaecologist delivers first caesarean baby gorilla
23 February 2016
Researchers use Botox-like injection to treat runners and cyclists with knee pain
23 February 2016
Exposure to air pollution increases the risk of obesity
22 February 2016
Blood test could transform tuberculosis diagnosis, treatment in developing countries
20 February 2016
New nanotechnology detects biomarkers of cancer
19 February 2016
Drug for insulin resistance prevents stroke and heart attack in high-risk patients
18 February 2016
New cause of diabetes
18 February 2016
Virtual reality therapy could help people with depression
18 February 2016
Functional body parts 3D-printed for first time
16 February 2016
Sharks may show the way for humans to re-grow teeth
15 February 2016
New milestone for device that can ‘smell’ prostate cancer
13 February 2016
Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually
13 February 2016
New smart chip makes low-powered, wireless neural implants a possibility
13 February 2016
Couch potatoes may have smaller brains later in life
12 February 2016
Iron in the blood could cause cell damage, say researchers
12 February 2016
Film on female genital mutilation wins first pan-African award for reportage
11 February 2016
In autism, the social benefits of being a girl
10 February 2016
British leukaemia victim finds rare stem-cell donor
09 February 2016
Younger lawyers more at risk for substance abuse, emotional problems: New US Study
09 February 2016
Gene family turns cancer cells into aggressive stem cells that keep growing
06 February 2016
Zika effect: Brazilians urged to avoid kissing strangers during Carnival celebrations
06 February 2016
Mouth breathing while sleeping may increase tooth decay risk
05 February 2016
WHO declares global emergency as Zika virus spreads
02 February 2016
Protein combination improves bone regeneration: study
01 February 2016
Resistance to key HIV drug ‘concerningly common’
01 February 2016
Perfume that helps you lose weight
01 February 2016
New particle can track chemo
30 January 2016
Could blood pressure drugs have a role in Alzheimer's disease treatment?
30 January 2016
Seaweed offers solution to stem cell transport and wound treatment
30 January 2016
Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism
29 January 2016
Vital clues to future cancer development in normal breast tissue DNA
29 January 2016
Zika could spread through sex as well as mosquitoes
29 January 2016
Zika could infect up to 4 mn people; India at risk
29 January 2016
Soon, your pizza, burger may come with health warning
29 January 2016
Researchers use miniature microscope to accurately differentiate healthy cells from cancer cells
27 January 2016
UK vulnerable to Ebola-type epidemics: House panel
25 January 2016
Breakthrough in human cell transformation could revolutionize regenerative medicine
23 January 2016
Nanoparticles combine photodynamic and molecular therapies against pancreatic cancer
23 January 2016
New microscopy technique maps mechanical properties of living cells
22 January 2016
Aerobics can help Parkinson’s patients: study
21 January 2016
Magic mould: Food preservative kills cancer cells, superbugs
19 January 2016
Tiny electronic implants monitor brain injury, then melt away
19 January 2016
Cocaine makes brain cells devour themselves
19 January 2016
Nano-shells deliver molecules that tell bone to repair itself
18 January 2016
Teeth whitening can cause permanent damage
18 January 2016
Almost 70% of US school kids exposed to e-cigarette ads
16 January 2016
Flexible film may lead to phone-sized cancer detector
16 January 2016
Cellphone-size monitoring device for cancer in offing
16 January 2016
New study links PPI inhibitors with chronic kidney disease
12 January 2016
Phone ringing? It may be ‘phantom vibration syndrome’
12 January 2016
Cholesterol drug Simvastatin undergoes trials as potential treatment for Parkinson's
11 January 2016
Popping microbubbles help focus light inside the body
11 January 2016
Skin cells could be key to better heart disease treatment
09 January 2016
Proper diet important for brain health: Nutritionists
09 January 2016
Ancient Rome was not as hygienic as imagined
09 January 2016
Making patients safer in surgery
08 January 2016
Study of twins reveals shared roles of genetics and environment in cancer risk
08 January 2016
Blind woman fitted with “bionic eye” sees again after five years
08 January 2016
Email updates, source of stress-Study
04 January 2016
Mosquito-borne Zika virus emerges new public health threat
04 January 2016
New research shows animals exposed to second-hand smoke could develop health problems
04 January 2016
World's first soft-robotic surgery on a human body
02 January 2016
Indian-origin UK cancer expert knighthed
02 January 2016
E-cigarettes too can cause cancer, finds study
30 December 2015
Ten million good reasons to drink a glass of water!
30 December 2015
Immune therapy drug results in prolonged survival in advanced lung cancer
29 December 2015
Night shift workers at high risk of car crashes: Study
26 December 2015
Spread of infectious disease fuelled by international trade
23 December 2015
Japan records first death from caffeine intoxication
23 December 2015
Simple shell of plant virus sparks immune response against cancer
23 December 2015
Bengalru start-up develops artificial lever tissue
23 December 2015
Existing HIV treatment drug used in HIV prevention
22 December 2015
Nasal spray found to be effective in treating hypoglycemia in diabetics
22 December 2015
New vaccine for MERS found
21 December 2015
First evidence to suggest screening for ovarian cancer may save lives
19 December 2015
Junk food okay of you exercise enough
18 December 2015
Vegetarian diet worse for environment than eating meat: study
18 December 2015
Virus in cattle linked to human breast cancer
18 December 2015
‘Supercondom’ that protects even if it breaks
17 December 2015
Presidents, PMs have shorter life spans: study
16 December 2015
Cancer on the rise in middle, low-income countries
16 December 2015
Paracetamol not effective in flu: study
15 December 2015
Scientists alter mosquito genes to end malaria
15 December 2015
Study probes genes for clues to drug resistance in aggressive breast cancer
14 December 2015
Healthy or sick? Tiny cell bubbles may hold the answer
14 December 2015
New method allows scientists to screen natural products for antibiotics
14 December 2015
Indo-US researchers developing solar-powered oral cancer detector for remote areas
11 December 2015
Carcasses of peacocks in Madhupur village forest raise avian flu concerns
10 December 2015
Researchers at RGPV claim discovery of two anticancer molecules
09 December 2015
New vaccine strategy affords protection to cancer patients against flu
09 December 2015
Google files patent for device to draw blood without needles
08 December 2015
Researchers find men’s brains age faster than womens’
07 December 2015
Assam, Tripura see fastest rise in HIV among N-E states
03 December 2015
Union health ministry says rare polio case medicine generated
03 December 2015
Global diet getting sweeter: Study
03 December 2015
Plant hormone found to help in diabetes treatment
03 December 2015
Biotech lab’s new discovery to help in fighting tuberculosis
03 December 2015
Researchers turn human stem cells into retinal nerve cells
02 December 2015
Component of aspirin found to block cell death associated with neurodegenerative diseases
01 December 2015
Kochi hospital performing trachea transplant surgery
30 November 2015
White vegetables cut stomach cancer risk: study
30 November 2015
India fails to restrict use of harmful skin creams and lotions: expert
28 November 2015
Smoking high-strength cannabis might harm never fibres in brain: Study
28 November 2015
Researchers uncover critical link in infection host by malaria parasite
28 November 2015
Gut microbes signal to the brain when they're full
26 November 2015
E coli infection from Costco chicken salad sickens 19
25 November 2015
Births at the weekend associated with higher rate of complications
25 November 2015
University of California scientists create malaria-blocking mosquitoes
24 November 2015
New artificial pancreas does well in human tests
23 November 2015
New technique could expand number of diseases detected by noninvasive prenatal Testing
23 November 2015
Scientists in China find gene that could breach last-resort antibiotics
21 November 2015
Pigeons can detect breast cancer with 99% accuracy: study
21 November 2015
Possible new mechanism for aspirin's role in cancer prevention
20 November 2015
Blood test results vary from drop to drop in finger prick tests
19 November 2015
Ringing the changes ‘opens the road to new medicines’
18 November 2015
One energy drink may increase heart disease risk in young adults
16 November 2015
Temporary uterus transplants soon to become reality
14 November 2015
Nanotechnology advances could pave way for implantable artificial kidney
14 November 2015
2-headed kid astounds Bangladesh doctors
13 November 2015
Copper prevents spread of respiratory viruses
12 November 2015
New vaccine could prevent high cholesterol
12 November 2015
New 'tricorder' technology might be able to 'hear' tumours growing
10 November 2015
Cornell study says soda, junk food not why we're fa
10 November 2015
Researchers develop test to diagnose 'face blindness'
10 November 2015
Genetic modification may prevent hereditary hearing loss
07 November 2015
Study shows some 3D printed objects are toxic
06 November 2015
3-D organoids allow tests of lymphoma treatments
05 November 2015
CCMB study validates biological energy classification in Ayurveda
04 November 2015
Predicting what side effects you’ll experience from a drug
03 November 2015
Treatments offer hope for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
02 November 2015
Shampoo, cosmetics ingredient can cause breast cancer
02 November 2015
Volkswagen excess emissions could lead to 60 deaths in the US: study
31 October 2015
Heartburn, acidity drugs can harm kidneys: study
30 October 2015
Anti-parasitic drug may help fight malaria
29 October 2015
US FDA approves drug that uses engineered virus to destroy melanoma tumours
29 October 2015
Medical errors in surgeries common: US study
28 October 2015
Surgical device infections cause deaths at Pennsylvania hospital
28 October 2015
Scientists find new hope for reversing baldness
27 October 2015
Processed meats can cause cancer: WHO
27 October 2015
Scientists discover way to “turn off” pai
24 October 2015
Largest-ever trial launched to test aspirin’s anti-cancer potential
24 October 2015
Teenager born with heart outside rib cage leads normal life
24 October 2015
Giving antibiotics to kids leads to obesity
23 October 2015
New synthetic offers a better glimpse into diabetes and the aging process
21 October 2015
New LCD technology could make eyeglasses history
21 October 2015
Doctors in US use 3D printing to save a newborn
20 October 2015
Cancer drug could help Parkinson’s, Demential patients: study
20 October 2015
Antioxidants linked to increased spread of cancer cells in mice
19 October 2015
Researchers in Sweden raise hopes of drug to fight alcohol dependence
17 October 2015
Search for malaria vaccine leads to potential cancer cure
15 October 2015
Cancer drug proves effective against MRSA as well
15 October 2015
Flawed animal testing leading to flawed drugs
14 October 2015
Dissolving heart stent clears first major test
14 October 2015
US researchers’ new gene modifying technique to open up pigs-to-human organ transplant
14 October 2015
Sitting for long periods may not be bad, after all
14 October 2015
Study shows diamonds can help detect cancer early
13 October 2015
Bariatric surgery linked to higher suicide risk
12 October 2015
New gene research gives fresh hope for Parkinson’s
12 October 2015
Elephants provide vital clue to prevent human cancer
10 October 2015
Hollywood's Gillian Anderson asks health ministry to end repeat animal tests
10 October 2015
Mild exercise can greatly help asthma patients
10 October 2015
Study links internet addiction in teens to elevated blood pressure
10 October 2015
Doctors reattach toddler’s head after internal de-capitation in 6-hour operation
09 October 2015
Medical breakthrough as kidney grown in lab dish
08 October 2015
Pregnant women advised not to touch ‘a drop of alcohol’
08 October 2015
Cancer drug helps sharpen memory, researchers find
07 October 2015
3D needle developed for painless drug injections
06 October 2015
Youyou Tu's herbal therapy for malaria wins Nobel for medicine
06 October 2015
Fatty liver disease and scarring have strong genetic component
05 October 2015
New cell technique shows promise for type 1 diabetes
03 October 2015
Researchers working on brain implant to help in Alzheimer’s memory loss
03 October 2015
Can that cola: soft drinks hazardous to health
01 October 2015
Drugs disguised as human platelets target cancer
01 October 2015
Scientists to bypass brain damage by re-encoding memories
30 September 2015
The statins controversy: does it lead to faster ageing?
29 September 2015
Diabetes drug can help treat alcoholism
29 September 2015
Mayo Clinic to set up cancer institute in Odisha
29 September 2015
Daily dose of aspirin beneficial in gastrointestinal cancer: study
28 September 2015
UK cancer survival rates lag best in Europe: Study
26 September 2015
Most Indians with hypertension not-so-blissfully unaware
26 September 2015
Bolivia moves to banish salt from restaurant tables
24 September 2015
Warning: a Big Mac may take 3 days to digest
23 September 2015
One in three UK new-borns this year will develop dementia: Study
22 September 2015
3-D printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury
21 September 2015
Air pollution killing 3.3 mn people a year study
19 September 2015
Get off your couch or risk liver disease
19 September 2015
Drinking coffee before bedtime disrupts body’s internal clock: Study
19 September 2015
Study links human breast cancer to bovine leukemia
19 September 2015
Trauma heightens brain sensitivity to negative events
16 September 2015
An antibody that can attack HIV in new ways
16 September 2015
Researchers develop blood test to detect cancer
14 September 2015
US study points to benefits of aggressively treating blood pressure
14 September 2015
Red wine, dark chocolate could help Alzheimer’s patients: study
14 September 2015
Feeling lazy? Blame it on your nervous system!
14 September 2015
Cancer patient receives 3D printed titanium sternum and rib implant
14 September 2015
Highly effective seasickness treatment on the horizon
14 September 2015
Existing drugs can be used to treat dengue: study
12 September 2015
Engineers produce cancer drug from rare plant in lab
12 September 2015
Poor sleep habits up risk of heart attack: Study
12 September 2015
Why tobacco doesn’t kill all smokers
12 September 2015
UK scientists develop simple blood test to diagnose cancer
11 September 2015
New York City chain restaurants must now display salt warnings
11 September 2015
Scientists create implant to capture cancer cells spreading in body
11 September 2015
Expert group supports human gene modification research
11 September 2015
UK researchers working on GMO chickens that could beat bird flu
10 September 2015
Alzheimer could be passed on through surgery: study
10 September 2015
UK mobile phone addicts check their phone 27 times a day: Report
10 September 2015
Researchers develop novel test which can tell how well a person is ageing
09 September 2015
PrEP prevents HIV spread in gay men, finds study
09 September 2015
People with abnormal heartbeats should avoid cold weather: study
09 September 2015
Anti-smoking drug varenicline safer than previously thought
08 September 2015
Local anaesthetic may affect the development of children’s teeth
08 September 2015
Rapid testing for TB aims to reduce drug resistance, lower mortality rate
07 September 2015
Surgery achieves better long-term control of type 2 diabetes
07 September 2015
Studies reveal how general anesthesia’s brain effects differ in older adults and in children
05 September 2015
FDA clears digital stethoscope for US market
04 September 2015
Antipsychotics inappropriately prescribed to people with intellectual disabilities
04 September 2015
Manipulation of food structure could lead the way to a healthier diet
04 September 2015
Hypertensives benefit from acupuncture: study
02 September 2015
Researchers study using nanotechnology to fight cancer
02 September 2015
Smoking among US adults down to 17%
02 September 2015
Research shows testosterone changes brain structures in female-to-male surgeries
01 September 2015
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: chances of survival better on TV
01 September 2015
Processed meats may affect male fertility
31 August 2015
Humans may be harmed by endocrine disrupting chemicals released during natural gas mining
31 August 2015
Forever young? New gene research could block ageing
31 August 2015
Vehicle fumes could cause heart attacks, finds study
31 August 2015
Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice
29 August 2015
New device transforms breath into words to allow the paralysed to ‘speak’
29 August 2015
Contact lens wearers risking eye infections: Study
29 August 2015
New 'tissue velcro' could help repair damaged hearts
29 August 2015
Holy smoke! Beware of ‘agabatti’, it could cause cancer
28 August 2015
Researchers detect breast cancer relapse with blood test
28 August 2015
Researchers identify signature of microbiomes associated with schizophrenia
27 August 2015
Cell transplantation procedure may one day replace liver transplants
27 August 2015
New approach to tackling uncontrolled high blood pressure shows significant results
27 August 2015
Researchers link schizophrenia with microbes in throat
27 August 2015
Scientists take a step closer to a universal flu vaccine
26 August 2015
Breastfeeding may expose infants to toxic chemicals
25 August 2015
Scientists stumble on novel method to battle cancer
25 August 2015
New drug may combat nuclear radiation exposure damage
25 August 2015
Women undergoing fertility treatment can succeed with fewer hormones
25 August 2015
Scientists, NASA astronauts developing near real-time osteoporosis and bone cancer test
24 August 2015
Study finds e-cigarette use linked to cough reflex sensitivity
24 August 2015
Engineers develop a wireless, fully implantable device to stimulate nerves in mice
24 August 2015
Babies can ingest harmful chemicals from mother's milk
24 August 2015
Stiffer breast tissue in obese women promotes tumours
22 August 2015
Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke
21 August 2015
Long work hours could raise stroke risk by a third
21 August 2015
New compounds could curb urge for alcohol
20 August 2015
Possible test for liver cancer using technology for analysing rocks and minerals
20 August 2015
Researcher seeks to develop voice test to detect Alzheimer’s early
19 August 2015
Targeting HIV in semen to shut down AIDS
19 August 2015
Religion, spirituality help patients cope better with cancer: study
17 August 2015
Researchers genetically engineer yeast to produce opioids
17 August 2015
New breath test shows possible biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis
14 August 2015
Hispanic kids getting “double dose” of marketing of food with unhealthy sugar content
14 August 2015
Combining chemotherapy with an immune-blocking drug could stop cancer growing back
14 August 2015
Study finds butter safer than margarine for health
13 August 2015
Promising drug for Parkinson’s disease: study supports fast track to clinical trials
12 August 2015
Researchers identify new drug target for serious heart and lung condition
12 August 2015
California child diagnosed with plague after camping in Yosemite National Park
11 August 2015
Southern US diet ups risk of heart attack: Study
11 August 2015
Chemists say nicotine-chewing bacteria may hold key to anti-smoking therapy
10 August 2015
Air pollution kills over 35,000 Indians in 10 years: Government
07 August 2015
New intraocular lens helps cataract-affected see better
07 August 2015
Spicy food might lower risk of death from several diseases: study
06 August 2015
Birth order has no meaningful effect on personality or IQ
06 August 2015
Music in the operating theatre not beneficial: Study
05 August 2015
US FDA approves first 3D printed pill
05 August 2015
'Brain training' app may improve memory and daily functioning of people with schizophrenia
05 August 2015
Why don’t men live as long as women?
04 August 2015
Nuclear disaster radiation affects mental health worse than physical health: study
03 August 2015
Brain-controlled prosthesis nearly as good as one-finger typing
03 August 2015
Low-nicotine cigarettes fail to sway smokers
03 August 2015
A cheaper, high-performance prosthetic knee
31 July 2015
Increased coffee consumption ups risk of MCI: Study
31 July 2015
Non-surgical approach helps people with paralysis voluntarily move their legs – a first
31 July 2015
Pioneering technology for cancer treatment to be tested in UK
30 July 2015
Study identifies ‘major player’ in skin cancer genes
30 July 2015
New study calls for testosterone therapy to treat male menopause
30 July 2015
Study finds brain chemicals that keep wakefulness in check
29 July 2015
Statins intolerant patients in US to get PCSK9 inhibitors
28 July 2015
Bacterial endocarditis increases stroke risk for extended period
28 July 2015
Stem cell transplantation found to deliver improved results in chronic blood cancer, JMML
28 July 2015
Researchers repurpose Sanofi pain drug for tropical disease
28 July 2015
Call for better tests to help fight future ebola outbreaks
25 July 2015
Genetic expression predicts lung cancer survival
25 July 2015
Researchers measure ageing process in young adults
24 July 2015
New drug combination treats hepatitis C patients also infected with HIV
24 July 2015
Yale researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drug
24 July 2015
There is more to ultrasound than medicinal benefits
24 July 2015
UK patient regains central vision with “bionic eye”
23 July 2015
Researchers find prawn solution to spread of deadly disease
22 July 2015
Scientists find new variant of streptococcal bacteria causing severe infections
22 July 2015
Deadly and distinctive: Cancer caused by gene deletions
22 July 2015
Binge eating is in the genes: Study
22 July 2015
Study says smoking marijuana helps heal broken bones
21 July 2015
Doctors use 3-D printed implant to reshape skull of baby girl with rare defect
20 July 2015
Doctors in China reattach man’s severed hand after keeping it alive for over a month
20 July 2015
Making ‘miniature brains’ from skin cells to better understand autism
20 July 2015
Neuroscientists establish brain-to-brain networks in primates, rodents
18 July 2015
Study links risk of cardiac arrest with air pollution from wildfires
18 July 2015
People living in areas near hydraulic fracturing more likely to be hospitalised for heart conditions: Study
18 July 2015
New drug combination makes cancer more sensitive to chemo: Study
17 July 2015
Case of man left with 90-minutes of memory after routine dental procedure baffles doctors
17 July 2015
Low chance of recovering normal body weight
17 July 2015
Scientists warn of global spread of new strain of ‘flesh-eating’ bug
15 July 2015
Scientists identify compounds that could treat depression in less than 24 hours
15 July 2015
Google / UK school boy develops new test for Alzheimer’s for Google Science Fair
15 July 2015
Sensor technology can improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis
15 July 2015
Ultrasound accelerates skin healing – especially for diabetics and the elderly
14 July 2015
Miraculous survival for bulldog pup with half a body
14 July 2015
Study reveals new method to develop more efficient drugs
13 July 2015
Doctors join call for sugar tax on drinks
13 July 2015
Scientists undecided over heart-health benefits of fish oils: Study
13 July 2015
Molecular transporter could be the key to more successful chemotherapy
13 July 2015
Graphene can help improve chemotherapy results: Study
13 July 2015
Non-invasive test predicts death risk from heart disease
11 July 2015
Researchers develop basic computing elements for bacteria
11 July 2015
Researchers discover why severe COPD drug loses efficacy over time
11 July 2015
Smoking cigarettes associated with increased risk of psychosis
11 July 2015
CDC study links drugs with birth defects
10 July 2015
Unhealthy lifestyles cab cut lifespan by 23 years, says study
10 July 2015
Mammography benefits overestimated
10 July 2015
Drug candidate significantly reduces HIV reactivation rate
09 July 2015
Researchers show women started outliving men from the turn of last century
09 July 2015
Uncovering the mechanism of our oldest anaesthetic
09 July 2015
Major step for implantable drug-delivery device
08 July 2015
Woman in UK suffers stroke, wakes up with strong Chinese accent
08 July 2015
How anthrax spores grow in cultured human tissues
08 July 2015
Tumours' mechanical properties affect protein production
08 July 2015
Theranostic implants
07 July 2015
Moderate levels of alcohol increases risk of mouth and throat cancer
06 July 2015
Researcher jailed for faking HIV vaccine trial data
06 July 2015
Study warns of doubling of heat-related deaths in India by
06 July 2015
Are nutrition bars good energy boosters?
06 July 2015
Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis shows encouraging trial results
06 July 2015
Vaccine regimen found to hold promise against HIV infection
04 July 2015
New test could predict arthritis drug failure in patients
04 July 2015
Sweetened drinks responsible for thousands of deaths: Study
03 July 2015
Traders' hormones 'may destabilise financial markets'
02 July 2015
One out of three globally lack access to sanitation facilities: WHO
02 July 2015
To stay energised as you age, be active and well-rested
01 July 2015
No net benefit from common anti-clotting drug, reveals study
01 July 2015
Do energy drinks pose a health risk?
30 June 2015
High blood pressure associated with lower risk for Alzheimer's
30 June 2015
Researchers 3D-print first anatomic model of human heart
30 June 2015
Memory and thinking changes in Alzhemeir’s can be detected 18 years before diagnosis: Study
29 June 2015
Study moots redefining ‘overuse’ in medicine to include cost
29 June 2015
Fatigued in the afternoon? Try these midday energy boosters
29 June 2015
Researchers develop a new means of killing harmful bacteria
27 June 2015
Researchers develop new breath test to diagnose oesophageal and gastric cancer
27 June 2015
‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
27 June 2015
Behaviour Matters: Redesigning the Clinical Trial
27 June 2015
Silk can repair nerve damage, claim IIT-G researchers
26 June 2015
WHO agency confirms insecticide caused cancer
26 June 2015
UK teens invent STD detecting colour-changing condom
26 June 2015
Laboratory made blood to be tested in the UK in two years
26 June 2015
Arthritis drug restores skin colour in vitiligo patient
25 June 2015
Road traffic noise linked to deaths and strokes
24 June 2015
Climate change threatens to undermine last 50 year of health gains
24 June 2015
Researchers develop new breath test to diagnose oesophageal and gastric cancer
23 June 2015
Pneumonia found to harm DNA in lung cells
23 June 2015
‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
22 June 2015
WHO to standardise yoga practices for incorporation into universal healthcare
20 June 2015
US FDA bans transfats used in many confectionery items
20 June 2015
Electricity’s human cost: Less sleep
20 June 2015
Scientists show AIDS vaccine candidate successfully ‘primes’ immune system
20 June 2015
People living in more disadvantaged cities are at greater risk of death by suicide
19 June 2015
Researchers identify blood protein linked to cognitive decline
19 June 2015
Researchers discover heart repair protein
19 June 2015
Study reveals link between DDT exposure and breast cancer in women
19 June 2015
UK scientists grow complex body structures in lab
19 June 2015
Study sheds light on atrial fibrillation symptoms, quality of life
13 June 2015
Use of antacids raises heart attack risk: study
13 June 2015
Nano-mechanical sensor detects cances, HIV, and other diseases
12 June 2015
New type of drug can target all disease-causing proteins
12 June 2015
Woman delivers healthy baby from ovarian tissue frozen in childhood
11 June 2015
Common antibiotic may be the answer to many multidrug-resistant bacterial infections
11 June 2015
Lipid mediator associated with good cholesterol promotes more than good heart health: study
10 June 2015
Withholding BP medication after surgery increases risk of post-operative death
10 June 2015
Immune system suppressant effective in preventing Alzheimer’s disease
09 June 2015
No waiting game: immediate birth control implant more cost-effective
09 June 2015
Research reveals how fat protects after heart attack
09 June 2015
Researchers identify group of genes responsible for youthful skin
08 June 2015
Project brings 'whole genome sequencing' into the clinic
08 June 2015
New treatment for polycystic kidney disease
08 June 2015
Poor sleep linked to toxic buildup of Alzheimer’s protein, memory loss
08 June 2015
Neuroscientists uncover direct connection between brain and immune system
06 June 2015
CSIR-NEERI mobile units to monitor air pollution across India
05 June 2015
First-ever successful skull and scalp transplant reported
05 June 2015
Viral infection history from a single drop of blood
05 June 2015
New technology could help detect diseases in commercial swine industry
04 June 2015
A blood test for early detection of breast cancer metastasis
04 June 2015
1950s drug is future heart treatment
03 June 2015
Photoactive dye could prevent infection during bone-repair surgery
03 June 2015
Tough biogel structures produced by 3-D printing
02 June 2015
Removing more tissue during breast cancer surgery reduces by half the need for second procedure
02 June 2015
Women treated for gynaecological cancer at greater risk of sexual dysfunction: Study
02 June 2015
CSIR lab completes genome sequencing of tulsi plant
02 June 2015
Cooperation among viral variants helps Hepatitis C survive immune system attacks
02 June 2015
The ongoing battle with melanoma
02 June 2015
Sleeping cancer cells can ‘wake up’ after decades
01 June 2015
Typhoid control key to preventing gall bladder cancer in India and Pakistan
01 June 2015
Heat, dust raise toxin levels in Delhi air
01 June 2015
Diagnosing cancer with help from bacteria
30 May 2015
Scientists unveil prostate cancer’s ‘Rosetta Stone’
30 May 2015
Study moots starting HIV treatment on detection
30 May 2015
Surprising factors determine successful aging
30 May 2015
Heron Therapeutics says its chemo-induced nausea drug successful in clinical trial
29 May 2015
Alzheimer protein’s structure may explain its toxicity
29 May 2015
World first as viral immunotherapy for skin cancer shows patient benefit in Phase III trial
29 May 2015
Genetically engineered virus shown to “cure” patients of skin cancer
29 May 2015
Mumbai surgeons perform rare spinal surgery on 82-year old
28 May 2015
Study finds how pancreatic cancer spreads to liver
28 May 2015
Women on new brands of birth control pill at higher risk of blood clots
28 May 2015
New device captures metastasis-associated circulating tumour cell clusters
28 May 2015
New technology could help detect diseases in commercial swine industry
27 May 2015
Missing molecule prevents puberty
27 May 2015
Researchers find how to reverse diabetes-induced blindness
27 May 2015
Stem cell therapy for inherited skin blistering
26 May 2015
Designing better medical implants
26 May 2015
Fly-catching robot developed by Stanford scientists speeds biomedical research
26 May 2015
US researchers develop vaccines for H5N1, H7N9 avian flu
25 May 2015
Mosquito sex change can end dengue
25 May 2015
Dining hall food labels nudge diners to eat healthier
25 May 2015
Study links diabetes risk with heart rate
23 May 2015
US FDA approves first drug for radiation exposure
23 May 2015
Scientists develop liquid nanolaser: could revamp ‘lab on a chip’ medical diagnostics
23 May 2015
Study explains how early childhood vaccination reduces leukemia risk
23 May 2015
Specific genetic mutation may increase risk for breast cancer after acute estrogen withdrawal
23 May 2015
Skipping meals could lead to abnormal weight gain: study
22 May 2015
New portable device could test how “squishy” cancerous tumours are
22 May 2015
New research reveals sleep problems could increase possibility of depression
21 May 2015
Old bones can regain youthful healing Power
21 May 2015
Scientists identify stem cell injection that could mend broken hearts
21 May 2015
Study raises concerns over rising metabolic syndrome in US population
20 May 2015
Doctors warn against self-medication in hypertension
20 May 2015
Diabetes screening will overwhelm India's health system: study
20 May 2015
Discovery paves way for home-brewed drugs, prompts call for regulation
20 May 2015
Researchers close to brewing morphine from sugar
20 May 2015
Pioneering DNA treatment allows IVF baby to be born free from genetic disease
20 May 2015
Electronic cigarette flavorings alter lung function at the cellular level
19 May 2015
Tiny silicone spheres come out of the mist
18 May 2015
Long-term galactic cosmic ray exposure leads to dementia-like cognitive impairments
18 May 2015
New test could identify resistant tuberculosis faster
18 May 2015
Mathematical model predicts optimal use of antibiotics
16 May 2015
New test detects drug use from a single fingerprint
16 May 2015
Pacemaker for dog with severely damaged heart saves its life
15 May 2015
Reports call for $2 billion fund to spur research into new antibiotics
15 May 2015
Starved T cells allow hepatitis B to silently infect liver
15 May 2015
Link between vitamin E and air pollution
15 May 2015
New study links sleeping with lights on with weight gain
14 May 2015
Father’s age linked to blood cancer risk in children
14 May 2015
Americans could benefit from lung cancer vaccine developed in Cuba
13 May 2015
Trial shows new type of Malaria vaccine to be highly effective
13 May 2015
Study warns of misdiagnosis in using the net for self-treatment
13 May 2015
Interferon-free therapy clears Hepatitis C in 93% of patients in trial
13 May 2015
GP out-of-hours reforms linked to more emergency admissions for children
12 May 2015
Novel liquid biopsy platform
12 May 2015
Implantable electrode coating good as gold
11 May 2015
Northwestern scientists develop first liquid nano-laser
09 May 2015
New combination treatment strategy to “checkmate” glioblastoma
09 May 2015
The key to reducing pain in surgery may already be in your hand
09 May 2015
Virus-based vaccine against malaria proves 67 per cent effective
09 May 2015
Researchers develop thermometer like instrument to detect heart attack
08 May 2015
Smartphone video microscope automates detection of parasites in blood
08 May 2015
CRISPR gene editing technique holds promise of wiping out genetic diseases
07 May 2015
Stanford engineers observe the moment when the mind changes
07 May 2015
New technique shows shale-drilling chemicals in drinking-water taps near leak
07 May 2015
New screening technique could pick up twice as many ovarian cancer cases
06 May 2015
Climate change regulations could lower number of premature deaths: study
06 May 2015
Drug that can prevent the onset of diabetes is rarely used
06 May 2015
Microneedle patch for measles vaccination could be a global game changer
05 May 2015
Premature birth alters brain connections
05 May 2015
3D printed implants save three infants’ lives
04 May 2015
Biomarkers could predict response to antipsychotic treatment
04 May 2015
European consortium to develop liquid biopsies
04 May 2015
US CDC cautions against unprotected sex with Ebola survivors
02 May 2015
Stomach bug norovirus can spread through air to several metres from infected person: Study
02 May 2015
Immune system “friendly fire” could be to blame for bowel cancer deaths
30 April 2015
Urine profiles provide clues to how obesity causes disease
30 April 2015
Researchers closer to being able to change blood types
30 April 2015
Two-thirds of the world lacks access to surgery
29 April 2015
Diet swap has dramatic effects on colon cancer risk for Americans, Africans
29 April 2015
Ebola-affected countries suffered over 10,000 extra malaria deaths in 2014
25 April 2015
Scientists wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in lab with male-only offspring
25 April 2015
Alternative providers of GP services perform worse than traditional practices
24 April 2015
Butterfly effect and computer simulation pave way for heart disease prediction
24 April 2015
Asthma could become curable in five years
24 April 2015
Scientists discover asthma's potential root cause
24 April 2015
Verbal therapy could block consolidation of fear memories in trauma victims
23 April 2015
Mechanized human hands: system designed to improve hand function lost to nerve damage
23 April 2015
Alcoholic hepatitis treatments fail to keep patients alive
23 April 2015
Ebola could spread again if we do not invest aid correctly, warns global health expert
22 April 2015
New study shows babies too feel pain much like adults
22 April 2015
New study could be game-changer for brain clot treatment
21 April 2015
Human immune system can control re-awakened HIV
20 April 2015
New pill by AstraZeneca shown to delay lung cancer progression by more than a year
20 April 2015
Electroconvulsive therapy changes key areas of the brain that play roles in memory and emotion
20 April 2015
Research links HIV to age-accelerating cellular changes
18 April 2015
Brain tumours may be new victims of Ebola-like virus
18 April 2015
Polio vaccination with microneedle patches receives funding for patch development, clinical trial
18 April 2015
New Incisionless Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate
16 April 2015
Acetaminophen reduces both pain and pleasure, study finds
16 April 2015
Microbes help produce serotonin in gut
16 April 2015
Cigarette smoke makes superbugs more aggressive
15 April 2015
Italian surgeon to attempt world’s first head transplant
14 April 2015
Study finds alarming increase in incidence of back pain in young adults
14 April 2015
Study shows wearing high heels causes damaged joints in women
14 April 2015
Research shows dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with over 90% accuracy
13 April 2015
Researchers deliver large particles into cells at high speed
11 April 2015
Researchers discover why drug for severe COPD becomes less effective in patients over time
11 April 2015
Erectile dysfunction and low sex drive inadequately reported in hair loss drug trials for men
11 April 2015
California drought leads to 10-year peak in West Nile Virus
10 April 2015
Researchers master gene editing technique in mosquito that transmits deadly diseases
10 April 2015
Using sound waves to detect rare cancer cells
10 April 2015
HIV: New antibody therapy shows promise in suppressing infection in first human trial
09 April 2015
UK forecast warns of outbreak of drug-resistant bugs that could kill 80,000 people
09 April 2015
Path-breaking study likens HIV to computer viruses
08 April 2015
Engineers elucidate why skin is resistant to tearing
08 April 2015
Immunotherapy: new hope for patients with advanced lung cancer
08 April 2015
Presence of heart pouch may explain strokes of unknown origin: study
07 April 2015
One test can predict which kids will become nearsighted
06 April 2015
Eating lhigh-fat cheese, yogurt can help fend off diabetes
06 April 2015
What is it about yoga?
06 April 2015
New DNA test highly accurate at detecting Down Syndrome
06 April 2015
CDC study points to high salt content of package and processed food
06 April 2015
Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots
06 April 2015
Head injury patients show signs of faster ageing in the brain
04 April 2015
New biosensing platform could diagnoses disease instantly, monitors remote treatment
04 April 2015
Scientists at Kerala farm varsity identify anti-cancer properties of fungus used for bio-control
04 April 2015
Old cancer drug could have new use in fighting cancer
02 April 2015
Prototype ‘nanoneedles’ generate new blood vessels in mice, paving the way for new regenerative medicine
02 April 2015
India-based research finds single-dose treatment for malaria
02 April 2015
"Exploding head syndrome" much more common than thought: study
02 April 2015
Experimental cancer drug restores memory in mouse model of Alzheimer’s
02 April 2015
US issues national plan to combat drug-resistant bugs
01 April 2015
Ancient recipe holds key to fighting MRSA
01 April 2015
‘Google Maps’ for the body: a biomedical revolution
01 April 2015
Revolutionary imaging technology creates ‘Google map’ of human body
01 April 2015
A few cells could prevent bone marrow transplant infections
30 March 2015
Why some HPV infections go away and others become cancer
30 March 2015
High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies
28 March 2015
4-D ultrasound scans show foetus grimacing as mom smokes
28 March 2015
Researchers develop artificial hand that performs precise movements
28 March 2015
Researchers find key to making neurons from stem cells
27 March 2015
Study finds t-cell level returns to normal with time
27 March 2015
Enzyme that keeps blood stem cells functional to prevent anaemia discovered
26 March 2015
Jaslok docs perform twin path-breaking brain surgeries
26 March 2015
Hospital in Kerala’s Kochi sets record in robotic surgeries
26 March 2015
Ebola more deadly for young children
26 March 2015
Researchers help create ‘gold standard’ method for measuring a key early sign of Alzheimer’s disease
26 March 2015
Swine flu outbreak in India raises concern
25 March 2015
Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed
25 March 2015
Scientists use DNA sequencing to trace the spread of drug-resistant TB
24 March 2015
Combination therapy boosts antiviral response to chronic infection
24 March 2015
Cancer drug first tested in pet dogs begins human trials
23 March 2015
Scientists find genetic recipe to turn stem cells to blood
23 March 2015
Chemical advance supports treatment of Alzheimer's disease
23 March 2015
Overexposure to artificial light at night a killer: study
21 March 2015
Mouse control: new diabetes treatment could replace insulin
21 March 2015
US researchers find key culprit behind heart diseases
20 March 2015
Healthy diet lowers risk of heart disease by a third
20 March 2015
Magnetic brain stimulation
20 March 2015
New MDR-TB drug regimen works faster, shortens treatment
19 March 2015
Researchers turn deadly leukemia cells into immune cells
19 March 2015
Kochi hand transplant wins global endorsement
19 March 2015
US university to study underlying mechanisms of ‘space brain’ for NASA
18 March 2015
New test uses human stem cells to identify dangerous side effects of drugs
18 March 2015
New findings on ‘key players’ in brain inflammation
18 March 2015
E-cigarette ads may make you smoke more, finds study
17 March 2015
New drugs promise to reduce heart disease complications
17 March 2015
Device that protects the brain during heart-valve procedure being tested
17 March 2015
DNA safeguard may be key in cancer treatment
17 March 2015
Clinical outcomes with new CT scans no better than with functional testing for heart patients: study
16 March 2015
Can green tea slow cancer in smokers?
16 March 2015
Study shows feasibility of blood-based test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s
14 March 2015
Bionic heart that doesn’t beat could dustbin human transplants
13 March 2015
Researchers devise new method to identify disease markers, a key step toward personalised medicine
13 March 2015
Study shows even injured kidneys can be used for transplants
12 March 2015
‘Ouch zone’ in the brain identified
11 March 2015
Early onset of hot flashes associated with blood vessel dysfunction, could predict heart disease
11 March 2015
New medical detector
10 March 2015
First Indian vaccine against Rotavirus launched
10 March 2015
Pthalates in plastic products hinders sex development in male foetus: study
07 March 2015
Choice of monitoring method could be key for babies with poor growth in the womb
07 March 2015
How different types of cannabis affect the brain
07 March 2015
Research suggests brain's melatonin may trigger sleep
07 March 2015
Scientists uncover new role for neurotransmitter that helps fight infection
05 March 2015
Scripps scientists find clues to cancer drug failure
05 March 2015
Genetic influences on autism estimated at between 74-98 per cent
05 March 2015
Adults catch flu about twice a decade, suggests study
04 March 2015
Computer algorithm picks out the drugs that work
04 March 2015
Fighting a worm with its own genome
03 March 2015
Exercising after a meal can more effectively reduce risks of cardiovascular disease
03 March 2015
Female diet alters the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb
03 March 2015
New HPV vaccine shows promise to dramatically reduce cervical cancer
27 February 2015
Mucus is retained in cystic fibrosis patients’ cells, leads to potentially deadly infections
24 February 2015
Scientists announce anti-HIV agent so powerful it can work in a vaccine
24 February 2015
Sunlight continues to damage skin even after exposure
24 February 2015
Quick test for Ebola
24 February 2015
New study points to possible carcinogen in soda
23 February 2015
High pollution cutting lifespan of Indians by 3.2 years: Study
21 February 2015
Scientists invent anti-ageing chocolate Esthechoc
21 February 2015
Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds
21 February 2015
Meditation might slow the age-related loss of gray matter in the brain, say researchers
19 February 2015
A clearer picture: Predicting disability and death after the ICU
16 February 2015
Is there value to mammography plus ultrasound?
16 February 2015
Early Retina Cell Changes in Glaucoma Identified
14 February 2015
Stress linked to worse recovery in women after heart attack
14 February 2015
Sound barrier broken for children born without a hearing nerve
14 February 2015
Nano-antioxidants: how particles quench damaging superoxides
11 February 2015
Personalised medicine to manage drug therapy
11 February 2015
Chilli peppers could help induce weight loss: Study
10 February 2015
Sugar molecule links red meat consumption and elevated cancer risk in mice
10 February 2015
Worldwide treatment of hepatitis C could be within sight at the right cost
09 February 2015
Genetically engineered antibodies show enhanced HIV-fighting abilities
09 February 2015
Now, smart phones to diagnose HIV and syphilis
09 February 2015
New study finds coffee consumption in women lowered risk of endometrial cancer
09 February 2015
New machine-perfusion organ preservation system keeps livers healthier for transplant
07 February 2015
Study finds potential new drug target for lung cancer
07 February 2015
Researchers determine how the brain controls robotic grasping tools
07 February 2015
Ancient fossils reveal potential risk of rise in parasitic infections due to climate change
07 February 2015
Erectile dysfunction drugs could protect liver from sepsis-induced damage
06 February 2015
Too many heart failure patients are treated with IV fluids, study finds
04 February 2015
Chickengunya and rheumatoid arthritis share similar symptoms: study
03 February 2015
Poor metabolic health increases post-menopausal breast cancer risk
03 February 2015
Using stem cells to grow new hair
02 February 2015
Salk and Harvard scientists chart spinal circuitry responsible for chronic pain
02 February 2015
Breastfeeding past two months helps babies avoid obesity
02 February 2015
Singapore scientists develop quick, easy dengue test
31 January 2015
"Imaginary meal" tricks the body into losing weight
31 January 2015
‘Super-mosquito’ to fight dengue carriers set for US trials
30 January 2015
Study rebuts claims of Tamiflu being a mere placebo
30 January 2015
Scientists find stem-cell technique to re-grow lost hair
30 January 2015
3D copy of patient's heart
30 January 2015
Stomach acid-powered micromotors get their first test in a living animal
30 January 2015
California health officials confirm 79 measles cases in state
29 January 2015
GlaxoSmithKlineInitial results show Ebola vaccine safe and generated immune response
29 January 2015
New algorithm will allow better heart surgery
28 January 2015
‘Virtual reality’ technique to help stroke survivors regain memory
28 January 2015
UK doctors concerned internet health data swelling ranks of “worried well”
28 January 2015
Assumption about BPA safety in food packaging confirmed
28 January 2015
Family voices and stories speed coma recovery
24 January 2015
Talking to loved ones in coma helps recovery
24 January 2015
New way to model sickle cell behaviour
24 January 2015
First successful organ donation from newborn carried out in UK
24 January 2015
Presence of romantic partner can worsen sensation of pain
24 January 2015
Scientists working on vaccine to end cocaine addiction
23 January 2015
Disneyland measles outbreak spreads, 70 cases across US
23 January 2015
Taking antibiotics for ‘Delhi belly’ may have a bad flip side
23 January 2015
New fibres can deliver many simultaneous stimuli
22 January 2015
Iron overload disease causes rapid growth of potentially deadly bacteria
22 January 2015
Major cause of blindness linked to calcium deposits in the eye
21 January 2015
A combination of genes results in malaria drug resistance
21 January 2015
Another first for Kochi’s AIMS: small bowel transplantation
20 January 2015
Lifestyle diseases cause 60% of premature deaths in India: WHO
20 January 2015
People living in northern countries at greater risk of developing dementia: study
20 January 2015
Women with better bottoms produce smarter babies: study
20 January 2015
Chinese docs use stem cells for world’s first spinal cord op
19 January 2015
Mobile phones are major carriers of bacteria: study
19 January 2015
Potassium salts aid bone health and limit osteoporosis risk, new research finds
19 January 2015
Mind-controlled robot arm project
19 January 2015
Hot showers harmful to skin during winter
17 January 2015
Gelatin nanoparticles could deliver drugs to the brain
17 January 2015
Researchers discover molecule that may lessen severity of Parkinson’s disease
17 January 2015
Scientists find how many cancers may evade treatment
17 January 2015
Research unlocks how melanoma resists new drug combination therapy
16 January 2015
New device allows scientists to glimpse communication between immune cells
16 January 2015
8% Indians carry mutated gene associated with heart failure
16 January 2015
Temporary tattoo offers needle-free way to monitor glucose levels
16 January 2015
One-size-fits-all approach can lead to over-treatment in older diabetes patients
15 January 2015
New ‘super-vaccine’ could make quitting nicotine, drugs easy
15 January 2015
Kochi’s AIMS docs carry out India’s first hand transplant
15 January 2015
Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
14 January 2015
Novel imaging technique improves prostate cancer detection
10 January 2015
Broad immune response may be needed to destroy latent HIV
10 January 2015
Blood work: scientists uncover surprising new tools to rejuvenate the brain
10 January 2015
23andMe Inc, Genentech to analyse genomes of 3,000 Parkinson’s patients
09 January 2015
Beware smelly gutters: hydrogen sulphide can hurt your brain
09 January 2015
Evolving bacteria in beer, bread may lead to new treatments
09 January 2015
US scientists discover “game changer” antibiotic to take on super bugs
08 January 2015
New study points to six healthy lifestyle choices for women to prevent heart disease
08 January 2015
Study points to depression as physical illness
08 January 2015
Diabetes debate: triglycerides form in liver despite insulin resistance
07 January 2015
Fat isn’t all bad: skin adipocytes help protect against infections
07 January 2015
Simple model explains complex problems in an ageing heart
07 January 2015
Drug for all seasons: aspirin may help cure dementia
06 January 2015
Exercise allows you to age optimally
06 January 2015
HIV drug blocks bone metastases in prostate cancer
06 January 2015
Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict
05 January 2015
Time adds a wrinkle to nature and nurture
05 January 2015
Metal test could help diagnose breast cancer early
05 January 2015
Cake or carrots? Timing may decide what you'll eat
05 January 2015
New compound kills cancer cells with no side effects
02 January 2015
Hacking Ebola health care
02 January 2015
New combination therapy might help treat malaria in children: study
01 January 2015
Depression in dementia more common in community care, study finds
29 December 2014
New targeted drugs could treat drug-resistant skin cancer
29 December 2014
Combination drug therapy doubles positive effect of treatment for women with advanced breast cancer
26 December 2014
Lens-free microscope can detect cancer at the cellular level
24 December 2014
The hunt for botanicals
24 December 2014
Metal test could help diagnose breast cancer early
23 December 2014
Tooth loss linked to slowing mind and body
23 December 2014
Cake or carrots? Timing may decide what you'll nosh on
22 December 2014
First real-time MRI-guided brain surgery for parkinson’s in Southern California
22 December 2014
Proteins drive cancer cells to change states
22 December 2014
Scientist-inventor advances the study of nanomedicine
19 December 2014
Combination targeted therapy without chemotherapy a good option for some HER2-positive breast cancer: study
19 December 2014
Clot-retrieving devices better than clot dissolving drugs, study reveals
18 December 2014
Body's cold 'sensor' could hold key for frostbite and hypothermia treatments
17 December 2014
Researcher develops robotic surgery technique to treat previously inoperable head, neck cancer
13 December 2014
Toughest breast cancer may have met its match
13 December 2014
Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose
13 December 2014
Longer surgery means higher blood clot risk
11 December 2014
Big data project to capture the experience of multiple sclerosis patients
11 December 2014
Drug resistant superbugs could emerge bigger killers than cancer by 2050: study
11 December 2014
Sugar may be more harmful than salt for blood pressure: study
11 December 2014
Laughing gas studied as depression treatment
10 December 2014
Family history screening misses people at high risk of cancer
10 December 2014
Rush-hour pollution increases risk of heart disease: study
10 December 2014
Peptide shows great promise for treating spinal cord iknjury
10 December 2014
Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose
10 December 2014
Genetic errors linked to more ALS cases than scientists had thought
09 December 2014
‘Patients-in-waiting’: Even the perceived risk of disease prompts intention to act
09 December 2014
Type 2 diabetes risk starts in pregnancy
09 December 2014
Indian scientists develop cheap tongue test to diagnose diseases
08 December 2014
Scientists evolve new cancer-fighting pill from broccoli
08 December 2014
Glassy protein solution may cause eyesight deterioration
08 December 2014
New revolutionary sensor links pressure to colour change
08 December 2014
‘Superbugs’ getting more resistant to antibiotics, research shows
06 December 2014
Fat a culprit in fibrotic lung damage
06 December 2014
Air pollution in Delhi worsens during winter: study
05 December 2014
New Approach for Treating ALS
05 December 2014
Obesity fuels silent heart damage
05 December 2014
Laboratory breakthrough offers promise for spinal cord injury patients to breathe on their own again
04 December 2014
Breakfast increases brain chemical involved in regulating food intake, Cravings: researchers
04 December 2014
Blood vessel receptor that responds to light may be new target for vascular disease treatments
03 December 2014
AIDS virus evolving to become less harmful to humans
03 December 2014
Thermal paper cash register receipts account for high bisphenol-A levels in humans
03 December 2014
For docs, more biology info means less empathy for mental health patients
03 December 2014
Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not increase saturated fat in blood: study
02 December 2014
Study finds high incidence of campylobacter contamination in chicken in UK stores
01 December 2014
Researchers develop inhalable measles vaccine
01 December 2014
Stem cell transplants for Parkinson’s disease edging closer
01 December 2014
Obesity a leading cause of cancer, finds new study
29 November 2014
Killing cancer by protecting normal cells
29 November 2014
Can exercise make us less hungry?
29 November 2014
US smoking rates decline despite population growth
29 November 2014
Low level drinking in pregnancy not associated with higher risk of poor birth outcomes
28 November 2014
Genetic screening could identify children at risk of low IQ development
28 November 2014
Experimental vaccine against Ebola proves effective in trial
27 November 2014
Protein predicts response to new immunotherapy drug
27 November 2014
A new way to prevent the spread of devastating diseases
27 November 2014
Smoking is a Pain in the Back
26 November 2014
Molecule fights cancer on two fronts
24 November 2014
Genetic damage caused by asthma shows up in circulating blood stream, too
20 November 2014
Second protein associated with common cause of kidney failure identified
19 November 2014
Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels
19 November 2014
Robotic surgery: more complications, expenses for some conditions
19 November 2014
Novel cancer vaccine approach for brain tumours
18 November 2014
Study reveals how deadly MERS virus enters human cells
18 November 2014
New insight into common cause of blindness
18 November 2014
Dietary flavanols reverse age-related memory decline
18 November 2014
Test for rapid diagnosis of bloodstream infection developed
17 November 2014
Supercomputers link proteins to drug side effects
17 November 2014
New treatment for life-threatening bacterial diseases identified
15 November 2014
Researchers develop, flexible film substitute for damaged retina
14 November 2014
New software platform bridges gap in precision medicine for cancer
13 November 2014
New drug-delivery capsule may replace injections
12 November 2014
Device provides up-close look at cancer on the move
12 November 2014
US scientists locate virus that causes mental deficiency in humans
11 November 2014
New vaccine generates strong immune response against Hepatitis C
11 November 2014
Sea sponge drug could boost advanced breast cancer survival by up to five months
10 November 2014
A new approach to single-ventricle heart surgery for infants
10 November 2014
Sugared soda consumption, cell ageing associated in new study
10 November 2014
Dutch company Micreos launches first non-antibiotic treatment for MRSA, Staphefekt
08 November 2014
British inventor's inflatable baby incubator wins 2014 James Dyson Award
08 November 2014
Could drugs designed to suppress appetite also treat addiction?
08 November 2014
WW1 surgeons could do little for amputees’ pain; treatment remains a challenge even now
07 November 2014
More health symptoms reported near ‘fracking’ natural gas extraction
07 November 2014
UK's middle-age population to be screened for dementia risk
06 November 2014
Height linked to dementia risk
06 November 2014
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes
06 November 2014
Shorter men more prone to dementia: study
06 November 2014
Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact
06 November 2014
Atrial fibrillation patients at increased risk of cognitive impairment, dementia: Study
05 November 2014
Working in shifts over a long term dulls brain: Study
05 November 2014
Positive subliminal messages on ageing improve physical functioning in elderly
04 November 2014
New lead for potential Parkinson’s treatment: Effects of high-risk Parkinson’s mutation are reversible
03 November 2014
Using hypnosis to understand symptoms of disorders of thought
03 November 2014
Drugs that target male parasite cells could stop malaria being passed on
03 November 2014
Stanford engineers developing miniature wireless device to create better way of studying chronic pain
03 November 2014
Experts warn of need to monitor TB drugs for side effects: experts
01 November 2014
Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
01 November 2014
Flexibility in disease outbreak management could save lives and money
01 November 2014
YouTube as peer support for severe mental illness
31 October 2014
Researchers to study Ebola survivors’ blood as potential treatment
31 October 2014
IBM to help boost Cleveland Clinic's genomic research for cancer care pilot
31 October 2014
Clinical trial could change standard treatment for stroke
31 October 2014
When cancer meets fashion
31 October 2014
Are my muscular dystrophy drugs working?
30 October 2014
‘Endless possibilities’ for bio-nanotechnology
30 October 2014
Better chemotherapy through targeted delivery
30 October 2014
Bipolar disorder discovery at the nano level
29 October 2014
Scientists find genetic variants influence a person’s response to statins
29 October 2014
Diet for your DNA
29 October 2014
Tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device
29 October 2014
Pumpkins can ward off more than evil spirits
29 October 2014
Mapping blood flow with bubbles and ultrasound
28 October 2014
Diabetics less able to regulate body’s responses to stress
28 October 2014
Breakthrough in leukemia treatment comes at heavy cost
27 October 2014
Junk food ads online leading to obesity, other diseases: study
27 October 2014
2 top US research bodies team up to to personalise cancer medications
27 October 2014
Sunshine slows weight gain, study finds
27 October 2014
New test could identify infants with rare insulin disease
27 October 2014
Scientists try old weapon against deadly new target
27 October 2014
Atom-width Graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function
27 October 2014
Prototype chip makes possible fully implantable cochlear implant
25 October 2014
Additional daylight saving could improve public health
24 October 2014
Pioneering gloves seek to tackle skin disorders
24 October 2014
How glands expand to fight off disease
24 October 2014
Researchers develop device to diagnose Ebola within 15 minutes
22 October 2014
Fujifilm pharma arm Toyama’s Avigan emerges as potential Ebola cure
22 October 2014
Teen Indian-origin sisters develop new tools to detect chest diseases
22 October 2014
Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation
22 October 2014
New class of drugs shows promise in treating chronic diarrhoea
22 October 2014
Nose used in pioneering surgery to allow paralysed man to walk again
21 October 2014
Prostate cancer’s penchant for copper may be a fatal flaw
21 October 2014
Common childhood infection linked to hearing loss
21 October 2014
Playing violent games in 3-D leads to higher anger levels
21 October 2014
For prescription drug addiction treatment, buprenorphine maintenance trumps detoxification
21 October 2014
3D printing gives child with disability ‘Iron Man’ prosthetic hand
20 October 2014
Leisure time physical activity linked to lower depression risk
20 October 2014
US ask labs to ramp up production of experimental Ebola drug, Zmapp
18 October 2014
Renewing old lungs: ibuprofen may reduce inflammation in elderly
18 October 2014
New test can help doctors choose best treatment for ovarian cancer
18 October 2014
Engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device
17 October 2014
Myelin vital for learning new practical skills
17 October 2014
Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke prevention
16 October 2014
Possible breast cancer 'achilles heel' discovered
16 October 2014
Nanoparticle research could enhance drug delivery through skin
16 October 2014
Cannabis-based drug for epilepsy afflicted children shows promising signs in clinical trials
15 October 2014
UK researchers develop simple, cheap, fast Ebola test
15 October 2014
New meningitis vaccine only cost-effective at low price
15 October 2014
Light-activated drug could reduce side effects of diabetes medication
15 October 2014
Bio researchers receive patent to fight superbugs
14 October 2014
Sensors to simplify diabetes management
14 October 2014
New cancer drug to begin trials in multiple myeloma patients
14 October 2014
The skin cancer selfie
14 October 2014
Nanoparticles accumulate quickly in wetland sediment
13 October 2014
Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking during middle age
13 October 2014
Gene interacts with stress and leads to heart disease in some people
13 October 2014
‘Smart’ bandage emits phosphorescent glow for healing below
13 October 2014
Researchers produce beta cells in huge step for cure for type 1 diabetes
11 October 2014
Consumers may be drinking more harmful sugar than soda labels reveal
11 October 2014
Long acting HIV drugs to be developed
11 October 2014
Scientists isolate blood stem cells
11 October 2014
Nanoparticles get a magnetic handle
11 October 2014
Testosterone stimulates prostate cancer in animal model
11 October 2014
Manipulating memory with light
10 October 2014
Hunger games: how the brain 'browns' fat to aid weight loss
10 October 2014
Global nitiative to identify risk factors for mental illness
10 October 2014
Diabetes in a Dish
10 October 2014
Study provides vital new insight into how we produce new brain cells
08 October 2014
Leaky gut — a source of non-AIDS complications in HIV-Positive patients
08 October 2014
Immunotherapy could stop resistance to radio therapy
08 October 2014
Discovery helps to spot what makes a good drug
07 October 2014
John O'Keefe shares Medicine Nobel with May-Britt and Edvard Moser
06 October 2014
Scanning babies’ fingerprints could save lives
06 October 2014
Transcontinental researchers come together in global fight against cancer
06 October 2014
Healthy fats help diseased heart muscle process, use fuel
06 October 2014
Fish oils may prevent some forms of depression
04 October 2014
Study finds potential new target to treat asthma attacks brought on by colds
04 October 2014
HIV pandemic's origins located
04 October 2014
IISc researchers developing drug to cure breast cancer
01 October 2014
Brain cancer kills more under-40s than other cancers: experts
01 October 2014
Researchers suggest that the brain's “immunological age” is what counts
01 October 2014
Scientist finds clearer obesity, diabetes link
01 October 2014
Scotland’s Mars Bar calorie snack found to trigger stroke
30 September 2014
Scientists engineer antibiotics to catch up in race against drug resistance
30 September 2014
Study shows colds, flu can create short-lived, increased stroke risk in vulnerable children
30 September 2014
Gobbling up Poison: a Method for Killing Colon Cancer
29 September 2014
Malaria’s clinical symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells
29 September 2014
Biochemists solve ‘address problem’ in cells that leads to lethal kidney disease
29 September 2014
Cervical cancer symptoms not recognised by young women
29 September 2014
Researchers engineer new mouse model to study disease
27 September 2014
Dual purpose of cancer drug discovered
27 September 2014
CT scan not superior to ultrasound to detect kidney stones
27 September 2014
Scientists to develop wearable movement sensors for multiple sclerosis patients
27 September 2014
Researchers develop wearable device to alert users of heart trouble
26 September 2014
Study tracks who dengue-carrying mosquitoes bite
26 September 2014
Jodhpur docs perform unique op on man with 5 heart chambers
26 September 2014
Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action
26 September 2014
Working 55+ hours a week raises Type 2 diabetes risk
25 September 2014
Development of test for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer to be undertaken
25 September 2014
Indian docs extract bullet from man’s heart in unique operation
25 September 2014
Researchers find link between breast cancer and rise increase in skirt size with age
25 September 2014
Gel-like padding to help cells survive injection, heal spinal cord injuries being developed
25 September 2014
Newborns have stronger immunity than first thought
25 September 2014
Chemists recruit anthrax to deliver cancer drugs
25 September 2014
Cardiologists warn of risks for patients with coronary stents who discontinue medications
24 September 2014
Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation partners
24 September 2014
Pentagon to develop self-healing implants
24 September 2014
Battling superbugs
23 September 2014
New Insights on an Ancient Plague Could Improve Treatments for Infections
23 September 2014
Study links physical activity in older adults to brain white-matter integrity
23 September 2014
US university uses Google Earth to develop platform to predict malaria
22 September 2014
Math model designed to replace invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients
22 September 2014
Antibiotics do not shorten tuberculosis treatment, finds Phase 3 trial
22 September 2014
Stand more, live longer study finds
20 September 2014
A new way to prevent the spread of devastating diseases
20 September 2014
Genetic tug of war explain may autism and schizophrenia?
19 September 2014
Chinese docs use 3D printer to restore man’s shattered skull
19 September 2014
First UK volunteer injected with experimental Ebola vaccine
18 September 2014
For some lung cancer patients, surgery may yield better long-term results
18 September 2014
Link between smoking, schizophrenia may help evolve treatment
18 September 2014
Blood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapy
17 September 2014
Study points to lower diabetes risk from dairy fat consumption
16 September 2014
Deconstructing the placebo response: why does it work in treating depression?
15 September 2014
Xenon gas protects the brain after head injury
15 September 2014
Study provides more evidence that sleep apnoea is hurting your brain
15 September 2014
'Magic mushrooms' help long-time smokers to quit
13 September 2014
More health symptoms reported near ‘fracking’ natural gas extraction
12 September 2014
Google Inc acquires high-tech spoon maker Lift Labs
11 September 2014
Scientists discover how to ‘switch off’ autoimmune diseases
10 September 2014
Emerging research indicates mangoes may lower blood sugar in obese adults
10 September 2014
Biologists delay the ageing process by ‘remote control’
10 September 2014
Behçet’s syndrome drugs to be investigated for first time
10 September 2014
Obesity: ‘a colonial legacy’ of settlers trying to civilise the locals
09 September 2014
Social networking can help people lose weight
09 September 2014
Banked blood grows stiffer with age, study finds
09 September 2014
Brain injuries no match for sPIF treatment
09 September 2014
Body clock link could aid obesity treatments
08 September 2014
Experimental vaccine protects monkeys against Ebola for 10 months
08 September 2014
FDA approves new melanoma drug that turns on the immune system to fight deadly cancers
05 September 2014
New blood test could offer more tailored treatment of ovarian cancer
05 September 2014
A new way to diagnose malaria
05 September 2014
Oxford to lead Ebola vaccine trial
05 September 2014
First gene therapy trial launched for heart patients with mechanical pumps
04 September 2014
Study links sex hormone levels in the blood to risk of sudden cardiac arrest
04 September 2014
New study maps out how Ebola virus blocks immune system
02 September 2014
Japan’s Nobel laureate to help India battle sickle cell anaemia
01 September 2014
Study shows potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy
01 September 2014
Protein in ‘good cholesterol’ may be a key to treating pulmonary hypertension
01 September 2014
A glucose meter that changes colour when sugar levels rise provides continuous monitoring
28 August 2014
Cheap, effective system for constant blood glucose monitoring on cards
28 August 2014
Cancer-fighting drugs may also stop malaria early
27 August 2014
Sleep disturbances are warning signs of problem drinking
27 August 2014
Eye implant developed at Stanford could lead to better glaucoma treatments
27 August 2014
New alert for diabetes treatment: too much insulin leads to obesity
27 August 2014
New statin guidelines are an improvement, Yale study shows
26 August 2014
Healer’s claims set off Ebola outbreak in West Africa
26 August 2014
Diabetes risk calculator developed
25 August 2014
Insulin offers new hope for the treatment of acute pancreatitis
25 August 2014
New virtual reality navigation system to help diagnose cognitive defects
25 August 2014
Vault nanoparticles may advance cancer treatment and possible HIV cure
25 August 2014
Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
23 August 2014
NSAIDs benefit overweight breast cancer patients: study
23 August 2014
Controlling childbirth pain tied to reduced depression risk
22 August 2014
Study identifies EU policy shift on tobacco control after massive industry lobbying
22 August 2014
New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing
22 August 2014
Engineering long-lasting joint lubrication by mimicking nature
20 August 2014
New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis and leprosy
20 August 2014
Women fare worse than men following heart attack
20 August 2014
Dramatic growth of grafted stem cells in rat spinal cord injuries
20 August 2014
Scientists discover link between skin diseases and Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome
18 August 2014
Hair loss giving you nightmares? Cancer drug may be the answer!
18 August 2014
FDA-approved drug restores hair in patients with Alopecia Areata
18 August 2014
To eat or not to eat
18 August 2014
Scientists uncover drug targets for arthritis and inflammatory kidney disease
16 August 2014
Newly discovered heart molecule could lead to effective treatment for heart failure
16 August 2014
Obesity raises risk of 10 cancers: study
14 August 2014
Health impacts of increased male teen drinking in India
14 August 2014
Immune cells get cancer-fighting boost from nanomaterials
14 August 2014
Researchers develop implantable device to produce insulin
13 August 2014
New device improves skin cancer detection
13 August 2014
Synthetic molecule kills cancer cells with salt
13 August 2014
High blood pressure in mid-life may spur cognitive decline later
12 August 2014
New research reveals how cannabis compound could slow tumour growth
12 August 2014
Exhaled breath may help identify early lung cancer
12 August 2014
Small DNA modifications predict brain’s threat response
12 August 2014
New cancer classification system could help pinpoint therapy
11 August 2014
A blood test for suicide?
09 August 2014
Vaccinating cows could Aaswer the Ebola serum shortage
09 August 2014
Even dentists and don't agree on the best way to brush teeth
09 August 2014
Hitting the gym is less healthy than people imagine: UK expert
08 August 2014
Stanford study shows effects of biomass burning on climate, health
07 August 2014
In search for Alzheimer’s drug, a major STEP forward
07 August 2014
Molecular map inside malaria parasite could lead to new anti-malarial drugs
06 August 2014
Much-reviled tobacco may prove key source for Ebola treatment
06 August 2014
Bane to boon: AIDS virus could help treat multiple sclerosis
05 August 2014
World Bank pledges $200 mn to combat Ebola; India silent
05 August 2014
A map for eye disease
04 August 2014
The biology behind schizophrenia
02 August 2014
In a first, Delhi docs use robots to fix serious spinal disease
02 August 2014
Clues to curbing obesity found in neuronal ‘sweet spot’
02 August 2014
Biology made simpler with "clear" tissues
02 August 2014
Drug resistance to malaria increasing warn experts
31 July 2014
Evil poultry farming makes chicken-eating hazardous in India
31 July 2014
Transparency lacking in clinical trials: study
31 July 2014
Map of hepatitis C strains should help eradication efforts
31 July 2014
Glucose ‘control switch’ in the brain key to both types of diabetes
31 July 2014
Drugs used to treat lung disease work with the body clock
28 July 2014
Early life stress can leave lasting impacts on the brain
28 July 2014
Mouth bacteria invade the gut in liver cirrhosis patients
26 July 2014
Taking B vitamins won’t prevent Alzheimer’s disease
26 July 2014
India battles encephalitis as toll mounts to 570
26 July 2014
CDC plans to reopen labs shut over safety lapses
25 July 2014
Too much boob tube, gaming leads to low self-esteem: study
25 July 2014
CDC lab head resigns after anthrax incident
24 July 2014
Australian biotech firm set to market HIV-killing condoms
24 July 2014
Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis
23 July 2014
SARS-like virus found in air samples from Saudi Arabia
23 July 2014
Breathing easy in space: new device to monitor lung function
23 July 2014
'World's slowest Doppler effect' found in embryo development
23 July 2014
Probiotics may be helpful for those with high BP: study
22 July 2014
Anti-cancer drug kicks HIV out of hiding
22 July 2014
Danish researchers activate hidden HIV cells in major step towards a possible cure
22 July 2014
Making a mental match: pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients
21 July 2014
Divorce could lead to high blood pressure: study
21 July 2014
More than glitter: gold nanoparticles for drug delivery
21 July 2014
‘Chocolate hormone’-based technique to ease the pain of IVF complications
19 July 2014
New terahertz modulator could lead to more advanced medical and security imaging
19 July 2014
New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells
19 July 2014
'Support cells' in brain play important role in Down syndrome
19 July 2014
Researchers uncover new cancer cell vulnerability
19 July 2014
Cholesterol-busting statins may help diabetics too: study
18 July 2014
Scientists trying gene therapy to create biological pacemaker
17 July 2014
Mutation stops worms from getting drunk
17 July 2014
Getting delirium tremens? A worm could help you kick the bottle
17 July 2014
3-D computer model may help refine target for deep brain stimulation therapy for dystonia
17 July 2014
Novartis, Google tie-up to license “smart lens” technology
16 July 2014
New research reveals how cannabis compound could slow tumour growth
16 July 2014
Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis
16 July 2014
Cooling oxygen-deprived newborns improves survival without brain damage
16 July 2014
Immune cells found to prevent bone marrow transplant rejection
16 July 2014
Does cat poop parasite play a role in curing cancer?
16 July 2014
Nine-year-old girl dies of brain-eating amoebic infection
14 July 2014
Sleep disorders raise risk of dementia: Study
14 July 2014
Global warming associated with higher incidence of kidney stones
14 July 2014
New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells
14 July 2014
Mishaps with live germ stock force closure of two CDC labs
14 July 2014
Sanofi announces results of first Phase III dengue vaccine in The Lancet
14 July 2014
Researchers to develop 'brain prosthesis' to help brain-injured patients recover memory
14 July 2014
Scientists discover clues why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes
12 July 2014
Patient-specific stem cells and personalised gene therapy
12 July 2014
Injected vaccine could help eradicate polio
12 July 2014
Gut cures diabetes: human GI cells retrained to produce insulin
12 July 2014
Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies
11 July 2014
Blocking cells’ movement to stop the spread of cancer
11 July 2014
Enjoy your full moon nights – you may find it hard to sleep!
10 July 2014
New insight into liver cancer kindles hopes of treatment
09 July 2014
Research: no correlation between baby formula, diabetes-related antibodies
08 July 2014
New app to improve food allergy testing
08 July 2014
MRI brain scans detect people with early Parkinson’s
07 July 2014
Diabetes treatments ‘do more harm than good’ for many people
07 July 2014
Rapid surgical innovation puts patients at risk of medical errors
05 July 2014
New genetic variant linked to risk of stroke and heart attack
05 July 2014
High incidence of heart disease in shift workers linked to jet lag
04 July 2014
Why birds don’t spread Lassa fever
04 July 2014
Researchers regrow human corneas; could reverse blindness
04 July 2014
New discovery helps explain how brown fat burns energy
04 July 2014
Heart muscle can regenerate itself in very limited amounts, scientists find
03 July 2014
New pacemaker that synchronises heart rate with breathing
01 July 2014
Big data technique improves monitoring of kidney transplant patients
01 July 2014
Telemedicine helps detect blinding disease in premature babies
01 July 2014
Exhaled breath may help identify early lung cancer
30 June 2014
Nearly half of adults with Cystic Fibrosis are infected by fungi
30 June 2014
Hepatitis C may help transplant patients adapt to new liver
30 June 2014
Kids who know unhealthy food logos more likely to be overweight
28 June 2014
Fighting Cancer with Dietary Changes
28 June 2014
Long-term use of aspirin may reduce risk for pancreatic cancer
28 June 2014
Older people must sleep well to avert senility: study
28 June 2014
Researchers see promise in transplanted foetal stem cells for Parkinson's
28 June 2014
New method increases targeted bone volume by 30%
28 June 2014
3D mammograms detect cancer more accurately: Researchers
27 June 2014
BPA stimulates growth of breast cancer cells, diminishes effect of treatment
26 June 2014
Heparin derivative suppresses neuroblastoma tumor growth
26 June 2014
People with tinnitus process emotions differently from their peers
26 June 2014
Non-surgical treatment of prostatic hyperplasia may soon be possible
25 June 2014
Researchers discover how 'wriggling' skin cells go on the move
25 June 2014
Many mental illnesses reduce life expectancy more than heavy smoking
25 June 2014
Common genes behind schizophrenia and cannabis use
25 June 2014
A new model of liver regeneration
24 June 2014
New test follows the molecular footsteps that lead to oesophageal cancer
24 June 2014
Bioengineers make it easier to see inner workings of the brain
24 June 2014
Estrogen: not just produced by the ovaries
24 June 2014
Signalling protein plays different roles in breast cancer and normal cells
23 June 2014
Root power for cancer and inflammatory diseases
23 June 2014
Cancer rate rise linked to lifestyle choices
23 June 2014
Leukaemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types
23 June 2014
Sex proteins may help fight mosquito-borne diseases
23 June 2014
Bioengineers invent a way to speed up drug discovery
23 June 2014
Women with depression problems at increased coronary risk: study
21 June 2014
Depression linked to higher heart disease death risk in younger women
21 June 2014
Antibiotic developed 50 years ago may be the key to fighting ‘superbugs’
21 June 2014
In hairless man, arthritis drug spurs hair growth — lots of it
20 June 2014
Kidney problems may prevent life-saving heart attack care
20 June 2014
Chronic intake of Western diet kills mice
20 June 2014
Blood test identifies heart-transplant rejection before biopsies can
20 June 2014
E-cigarette makers using Twitter to skirt US ad ban: study
19 June 2014
Brain retains signs of childhood trauma — and a warning for substance abuser
19 June 2014
Researchers develop “smart glasses” to boost eyesight for partially blind
18 June 2014
Using Google Glass to teach surgery abroad
17 June 2014
How leptin, the ‘satiety hormone,’ reverses diabetes
17 June 2014
Caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty, study finds
17 June 2014
Scientists create “bionic pancreas” to help patients better manage type 1 diabetes
17 June 2014
Caffeine study finds different effects on boys and girls after puberty: study
17 June 2014
Tooth decay may be put in a 'time warp'
17 June 2014
A vaccination to prevent heart attacks?
16 June 2014
Study identifies new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke
16 June 2014
Researchers use human stem cells to create light-sensitive retina in a dish
16 June 2014
Lower vitamin D level in blood linked to higher premature deaths
14 June 2014
Our own treacherous immune genes can cause cancer after viral infection
14 June 2014
Genetic tracking identifies cancer stem cells in human patients
14 June 2014
Global economic crisis linked to 10,000 suicides: study
14 June 2014
What’s the best test for cervical cancer? pap, HPV or both?
14 June 2014
The connection between oxygen and diabete
13 June 2014
Treating mental illness by healing brain circuitry
13 June 2014
Depression and PTSD together dramatically increase risk of premature birth
13 June 2014
Respiratory diseases rise as heat wave adds to pollution
12 June 2014
Cystic fibrosis and diabetes link explained
12 June 2014
Study sheds light on why premature babies develop cognitive problems
12 June 2014
1 in 5 cancer patients delay seeing their doctor
12 June 2014
Sperm size and shape in young men affected by cannabis use
11 June 2014
Guys, don’t slip your mobile into pants pocket – it could hit fertility
11 June 2014
Scientists wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab with genetic method that creates male-only offspring
11 June 2014
UCLA researchers discover new gene involved in Parkinson's disease
11 June 2014
Eating breakfast regularly or skipping it has no effect on weight loss: Study
10 June 2014
New insight into drug resistance in metastatic melanoma
07 June 2014
Scientists take brakes off immune system to fight deadly cancers
07 June 2014
‘Liquid biopsy’ offers new way to track lung cancer
06 June 2014
New study links heart diseases directly with air pollution
06 June 2014
Research holds out promise of breath test for lung cancer
06 June 2014
MERS found to spread from camels; Saudi Arabia vows extensive testing
06 June 2014
Adding uric acid to standard stroke clot busters reduces stroke disability
05 June 2014
Study reveals drug linked cardiac failure in 1 in 10 older breast cancer patients
05 June 2014
Chronic insufficient sleep increases obesity, overall body fat in children
04 June 2014
Researchers use light to coax stem cells to repair teeth
04 June 2014
Engineering a better way to rebuild bones inside the body
02 June 2014
Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teenage girls, says new study
02 June 2014
Smoking on the rise among Indian women, but declining among men
31 May 2014
Smokers, passive smokers more likely to suffer hearing loss, study shows
30 May 2014
Lifestyle changes improve biomarkers associated with breast cancer recurrence and mortality
30 May 2014
Electronic cigarettes can be a blast – literally
30 May 2014
E-cigs better than patches, gum to help quit smoking, top scientists tell WHO
30 May 2014
Vitamin D deficiency could increase brain stroke risk: study
30 May 2014
Global study finds alarming rise in obesity; India, China among worst hit
30 May 2014
New biopsy method shows prostate cancers considered 'low risk' may be anything but
29 May 2014
Stiffness of arteries sole cause of high blood pressure study suggests
29 May 2014
Transfering energy to medical chips in the body
29 May 2014
Many mental illnesses reduce life expectancy more than heavy smoking
28 May 2014
US medical school integrates Google Glass into curriculum
28 May 2014
Mental illness is as deadly as smoking, finds new research
28 May 2014
Fighting cancer with dietary changes
28 May 2014
Mental illness is as deadly as smoking, finds new research
28 May 2014
Study finds 9 of 10 Wikipedia entries on common health conditions inaccurate
28 May 2014
Fainting linked to heart, not brain
27 May 2014
Discovery of anti-appetite molecule released by fibre could help tackle obesity
27 May 2014
Study tests new strapping device for people with vertebral fractures linked to osteoporosis
27 May 2014
Scientists hope to re-purpose pill to help people erase painful memories
27 May 2014
Researchers to freeze trauma victims in suspended animation to keep them alive
27 May 2014
Chronic stress heightens vulnerability to diet-related metabolic risk
26 May 2014
Visual hallucinations more common than previously thought
26 May 2014
No convincing data to suggest removal of PIP breast implants
26 May 2014
Big data to help blood cancer patients
26 May 2014
Experts call for global response against antibiotics crisis
24 May 2014
Scientists revert mature blood cells into blood-forming stem cells
23 May 2014
New study shows high cholesterol delays pregnancy
23 May 2014
What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer: research finds link between cell suicide and longevity
23 May 2014
Professor calls for total destruction of smallpox samples
22 May 2014
Scientists find new way to combat drug resistance in skin cancer
22 May 2014
Domesticated animals provide vital link to emergence of new diseases
22 May 2014
Paralysed hand able to move again
22 May 2014
Yale researchers identify gene that causes obesity-related metabolic syndrome
20 May 2014
Measles - new inhibitor found effective in large animal model may help control local outbreaks
20 May 2014
Study shows why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail
20 May 2014
Cancer's potential on-off switch
19 May 2014
Harvard researchers use herpes virus to fight brain tumours
19 May 2014
On-off switch causes changes in cancer types, say researchers
19 May 2014
Sugar can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure: study
17 May 2014
BMJ may retract articles suggesting harmful side-effects from cholesterol-reducing statins
16 May 2014
Study shows anti-depressant citalopram could help treat Alzheimer’s
16 May 2014
Another kick in the butt for smokers: your kids may follow your example
14 May 2014
Aspirin could combat permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drug
14 May 2014
Intelligent prosthetic liners could ease pain for lower limb amputees
14 May 2014
Alcohol kills more than Aids: WHO
13 May 2014
Stem cells look promising for treating heart disease
12 May 2014
Chemotherapy timing is key to success
12 May 2014
Some wives may be nagging their husbands to death – literally!
12 May 2014
Bone marrow-on-a-chip unveiled
12 May 2014
Ovarian Cancer Cells Are More Aggressive On Soft Tissues
12 May 2014
Bioprinting a 3D liver-like device to detoxify the blood
10 May 2014
Yale researchers identify extent of new tick-borne infection
10 May 2014
Researchers develop new antiviral drug to combat measles outbreaks
10 May 2014
Young British schoolboy found allergic to his own hair!
07 May 2014
UN targets on health risk factors can prevent 37 million deaths by 2025
07 May 2014
Eczema may reduce risk of skin cancer
07 May 2014
Tell-tail MRI image diagnosis for Parkinson's disease
03 May 2014
First case of MERS detected in US
03 May 2014
Diagnosis of childhood TB could be improved by genetic discovery
03 May 2014
10-year study shows 'Lethal Factor' could be X-factor for new anthrax vaccine
03 May 2014
Diagnosis of childhood TB could be improved by genetic discovery
02 May 2014
Stool samples provide marker for bowel disease
30 April 2014
Comparing 3D vision in praying mantises to human vision
30 April 2014
Estimating baby’s size gets more precise
30 April 2014
Mice, rats stressed by male experimenters could skew research findings
30 April 2014
Today's statin users consume more calories and fat, and weigh more, than their predecessors
29 April 2014
HIV gets deadlier: virus rooted in America, not Africa
29 April 2014
Transplanted brain cells in monkeys light up personalised therapy
28 April 2014
Making sense of genetic testing for heart disease
26 April 2014
Study suggests more patients with emphysema could benefit from surgery
26 April 2014
Skin layer grown in lab could replace animal testing
26 April 2014
First genetic link to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type discovered
26 April 2014
New evidence links fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality
25 April 2014
Greater investment needed to check malaria: WHO
25 April 2014
New pain relief targets discovered
24 April 2014
Firm targets 3D printing synthetic tissues, organs
24 April 2014
Treatment for deadly yeast disease reduced to three days
24 April 2014
Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment
24 April 2014
Physicists push new Parkinson’s treatment toward clinical trials
24 April 2014
Bristol researchers developing new blood tests to diagnose osteoarthritis
24 April 2014
Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions — even “happily disgusted”
23 April 2014
Why alcoholism saps muscle strength
23 April 2014
Top doctor moots daily bottle of wine for good health
22 April 2014
Research sheds new light on impact of diabetes on the brain
22 April 2014
Google Glass puts the focus on Parkinson's
21 April 2014
Bacteria survive in contact-lens cleaning solution
21 April 2014
New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage
21 April 2014
Gene variant raises risk for aortic tear and rupture
19 April 2014
Researchers find potential target for drug to treat allergic asthma
19 April 2014
New research may give penicillin teeth even against ‘superbugs’
17 April 2014
Lashing out at your spouse? Check your blood sugar
17 April 2014
Cholesterol unlocks clues to prostate cancer spread
17 April 2014
Discovery could lead to novel therapies for fragile X syndrome
17 April 2014
Stanford researchers develop a single-cell genomics technique to reverse engineer the developing lung
17 April 2014
Promising drug doubles positive effect in hormone-receptor–positive breast cancer
16 April 2014
High blood pressure linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes
16 April 2014
Limiting certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer's symptoms
16 April 2014
Component of IV drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart
16 April 2014
Unexpected results in cancer drug trial
16 April 2014
Lab grown red blood cells to be trialled in humans
15 April 2014
Two HPV vaccine shots enough for preventing cervical cancer: WHO
15 April 2014
Heart Attack Gene, MRP-14, Triggers Blood Clot Formation
14 April 2014
Researchers uncover new forms of blindness
14 April 2014
Hybrid technology could make Star Trek-style tricorder a reality
14 April 2014
India, China heading for cancer crisis: study
14 April 2014
Cell-saving drugs could reduce brain damage after stroke
12 April 2014
Early cardiac risks linked to worse cognitive function in middle age
12 April 2014
Baby keeping you awake? It’s a survival tactic, finds study
11 April 2014
Study warns of presence of multi-drug resistant bacteria in kitchen
11 April 2014
Doctors seek curbs on kidney artery zapping devices
11 April 2014
Light-activated neurons from stem cells restore function to paralysed muscles
11 April 2014
Smoking, drinking lead to bad posture, finds new study
10 April 2014
Targeting sperm protection in mosquitoes could help combat malaria
09 April 2014
Researchers discover how high blood pressure damages the heart
08 April 2014
Genetic mutations warn of skin cancer risk
07 April 2014
Organic food doesn’t lower overall cancer risk
05 April 2014
Does a junk food diet make you lazy? UCLA psychology study offers answer
05 April 2014
Yale students design a new device to transport intestinal transplants to patients
05 April 2014
Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct
05 April 2014
Nano particles may form part of future cancer therapy
04 April 2014
Method for delivering HIV-fighting antibodies proves even more promising
04 April 2014
Unique use of heart-lung machine saves heart attack victim at emergency room
04 April 2014
Patches of cortical layers disrupted during early brain development in autism
03 April 2014
Tweaking potassium levels in brain could be a key to fighting Huntington's disease
03 April 2014
Stressful situations show the head and the heart don't always agree
03 April 2014
Losing flab the easy way may be around the corner
02 April 2014
New discovery gives hope that nerves could be repaired after spinal cord injury
02 April 2014
New research on antidepressants reveals emotional numbness, weight gain in users
02 April 2014
Genetic study supports link between carbohydrate digestion and obesity
02 April 2014
Microfluidic device with artificial arteries measures drugs’ influence on blood clotting
01 April 2014
MRI reveals genetic activity
01 April 2014
Fast synthesis could boost drug development
29 March 2014
A long - and lean - life for mice missing just one gene
28 March 2014
Beer with barbeque offers health benefits: Study
28 March 2014
3-D silicone ‘heart sock’ could replace pacemaker
28 March 2014
Research opens up new ways to treat blindness
28 March 2014
Smoking increases risk of TB recurrence: study
26 March 2014
Globalised diet: more food, less diversity, heighten risks to nutrition
24 March 2014
Children’s characteristics shape parenting
24 March 2014
Bangalore’s ISB students invited to present NanoHealth idea at Clinton summit in NY
22 March 2014
Researchers discover key mechanisms to inhibit triple negative breast cancers
22 March 2014
Researchers identify new therapeutic target for high blood sugar control
21 March 2014
Spending more does not necessarily mean better results for heart health: research
20 March 2014
Statins slow the progression of advanced multiple sclerosis in clinical trial
20 March 2014
New prognostic test for breast cancer could improve patient treatment
19 March 2014
New research links body clocks to chronic lung diseases
19 March 2014
New therapeutic target discovered for Alzheimer’s
18 March 2014
Study suggests higher levels of omega-3 in diet are associated with better sleep
18 March 2014
Older adults: Build muscle and you'll live longer
15 March 2014
New study shows why smokers find it hard to kick the butt
14 March 2014
Cheaper, more aggressive prostate cancer treatment may also be riskier
14 March 2014
World’s first migraine-prevention device gets US FDA nod
12 March 2014
Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep
12 March 2014
Financial incentives an incentive to healthier choices, reveals largest study of its kind
12 March 2014
Smartphones become ‘eye-phones’ with low-cost devices developed by ophthalmologists
12 March 2014
Key pancreatic cancer defect identified
12 March 2014
Discrepancies in clinical trial reporting raise questions of accuracy
12 March 2014
Treatment to reduce disabilities in neonatal twins pioneered
11 March 2014
UV light aids cancer cells that creep along the outside of blood vessels
11 March 2014
Blood test identifies those at-risk for cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s within 3 years
10 March 2014
Anti-psychotic medications offer new hope in the battle against glioblastoma
08 March 2014
New innovation could mean eye injections are a thing of the past
08 March 2014
Brain circuits multitask to detect, discriminate the outside world
08 March 2014
Fat-busting seaweeds identified
07 March 2014
Warmer temperatures push malaria to higher elevations
07 March 2014
WHO cuts recommended sugar intake amount by half
06 March 2014
Simple blood test could improve treatment for childhood cancer
05 March 2014
‘Almost winning’: how near misses for gamblers fire off a ‘win’ response in the brain
05 March 2014
Combination therapies combat HIV at cell junctions
04 March 2014
KwaZulu-Natal woman opens new window for HIV vaccine
04 March 2014
Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be feasible, study suggests
04 March 2014
Researchers create graphene coating to prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices
04 March 2014
Depression and heart disease - a deadly mix
03 March 2014
New kind of scan finds cancer's sleeper cells
03 March 2014
Certain bacteria unbeatable with today’s medicines
03 March 2014
Vitamin D levels predict multiple sclerosis progression
01 March 2014
Scientists discover new way to tackle inflammatory diseases
01 March 2014
Psychological side-effects of anti-depressants worse than thought
01 March 2014
Nature-inspired surgical glue mends hearts
01 March 2014
Caesarean babies are more likely to become overweight as adults
28 February 2014
Twitter 'big data' can be used to monitor HIV, drug behaviour
27 February 2014
Personalised medicine best way to treat cancer: study
27 February 2014
Method for delivering HIV-fighting antibodies prove even more promising
26 February 2014
A paper diagnostic for cancer
26 February 2014
Blood test serves as 'crystal ball' for heart transplant patients, UCLA-led study finds
26 February 2014
How a simple injection could help shrink a brain tumour
22 February 2014
Are we entering a new era for treatment choice for schizophrenia?
22 February 2014
Iron deficiency may increase stroke risk through sticky blood
21 February 2014
HIV drug used to reverse effects of virus that causes cervical cancer
21 February 2014
Nanodiamond-embedded contact lenses may improve glaucoma treatment
21 February 2014
Seven new genetic regions linked to type 2 diabetes
20 February 2014
Iron deficiency may increase stroke risk through sticky blood
20 February 2014
Sitting raises risk of disability after 60
20 February 2014
Hitchhiking vaccines boost immunity
18 February 2014
Scientists create human lung in lab
18 February 2014
Smoking impairs blood vessel repair
18 February 2014
Within tarantula venom, new hope for safe and novel painkillers found
17 February 2014
When it comes to memory, quality matters more than quantity
17 February 2014
Mobile phone use does not cause cancer: Study
14 February 2014
Cochlear implants — with no exterior hardware
11 February 2014
Cognitive therapy might be beneficial for people with schizophrenia not taking antipsychotic drugs
10 February 2014
Women's rights are good for men's health
08 February 2014
In vitro innovation: testing nanomedicine with blood cells on a microchip
06 February 2014
New drug treatment reduces chronic pain following shingles
06 February 2014
New research could help produce effective anti-HIV vaccine
06 February 2014
Study pinpoints superbug resistance protein
05 February 2014
Biochemistry research findings may help future fight against cancers
05 February 2014
Cells from the dead may help the blind to see: researchers
04 February 2014
Researchers recruit seaweed in fight against infection
01 February 2014
Breakthrough in understanding the secret life of prion molecules
31 January 2014
Greater dietary fibre intake associated with lower risk of heart disease
31 January 2014
Regular drinkers at higher risk of skin cancer, finds study
30 January 2014
Scientists design protein to prevent prostate cancer cell growth
30 January 2014
New research opens door to Alzheimer’s test
30 January 2014
New MRI approach dramatically speeds up results
28 January 2014
Scientists reveal the cause of one of the most devastating pandemics in history
28 January 2014
The iPod in the head: how the brain processes musical hallucinations
27 January 2014
Spouses of diabetic patients at higher risk, warns new study
27 January 2014
Mumbai docs perform India’s first kidney swap transplants
27 January 2014
Steroid injections for premature babies linked to mental health risk
25 January 2014
Supermarkets exposing children to high calorific junk food at the checkout
25 January 2014
Simple protein test may improve prediction of cancer patients' survival rates
25 January 2014
Researchers discover potential drug targets for early onset of glaucoma
25 January 2014
Partners' helps make perfect recovery
23 January 2014
Researchers develop risk calculator to predict survival in heart failure patients
23 January 2014
Study reveals how ecstasy acts on the brain and hints at therapeutic uses
23 January 2014
Mistimed sleep disrupts human molecular clock
23 January 2014
Guys: get married for the sake of your bones, but wait until you're 25
22 January 2014
Dirty Chinese air spreading diseases across Pacific to US: study
22 January 2014
Drug strategy blocks a leading driver of cancer
20 January 2014
Scientists design protein to prevent prostate cancer cell growth
20 January 2014
Scientists cooking up alloy “recipes” for bone implants
18 January 2014
Google develops glucose monitoring contacts
18 January 2014
Scientists design protein to prevent prostate cancer cell growth
18 January 2014
Vitamin D good for patients with Parkinson’s disease
18 January 2014
Certain follow-up tests effective in detecting recurrence of bowel cancer
17 January 2014
Promising first results in gene therapy trial for inherited blindness
17 January 2014
Indian fairness creams, lipsticks high on lethal heavy metals: study
17 January 2014
Cancer death rates could be halved by 2030 with effective treatment
16 January 2014
Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB
15 January 2014
Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease yields promising results in first patients
15 January 2014
How the immune system fights off malaria
15 January 2014
Stem cells used to model disease that causes abnormal bone growth
14 January 2014
New research opens door to Alzheimer’s test
14 January 2014
Google Glass used in foot surgery in Jaipur
13 January 2014
Targeted treatment better than chemotherapy in some lung cancer patients
13 January 2014
Bacterial food web may be key to cystic fibrosis
13 January 2014
New clues to how bacteria evade antibiotics
11 January 2014
8 million lives saved since surgeon general’s tobacco warning 50 years ago
09 January 2014
Chemical imaging brings cancer tissue analysis into the digital age
08 January 2014
Stem cell scientists first to track joint cartilage development in humans
06 January 2014
Genetic link to Type 2 diabetes found
03 January 2014
Chikungunya outbreak may become a major US public health problem: scientist
03 January 2014
Human brain development is a symphony in three movements
03 January 2014
Research backs risk-reduction surgery for ovarian cancer
02 January 2014
New gene mutation will help better diagnosis of myopathy
02 January 2014
Scientists discover how key immune cells die during HIV infection and identify potential drug to block AIDS
01 January 2014
Imaging technology could unlock mysteries of a childhood disease
01 January 2014
Recurrent brain cancers follow distinctive genetic paths
30 December 2013
Novel membrane for climate protection and medicine technology
30 December 2013
Researchers find potential new treatment approach for pancreatic cancer
30 December 2013
Brain connections may explain why girls mature faster
30 December 2013
"Nanobiopsy" allows scientists to operate on living cells
27 December 2013
Decoding the structure of bone
27 December 2013
Greater dietary fibre intake associated with lower risk of heart disease
24 December 2013
First robotically assisted coronary stenting performed
24 December 2013
Hospital-diagnosed maternal bacterial infections associated with higher risk of ASD
24 December 2013
Malaria drug target raises hopes for new treatments
23 December 2013
Family centered approach reduces weight in South Asians
23 December 2013
Researcher highlights advances in nanotechnology's fight against cancer
20 December 2013
New project aims to improve understanding of swine flu transmission and control strategies
19 December 2013
Total smoking bans work best
19 December 2013
Ground breaking study finds a fungus kills mosquito larvae
18 December 2013
Study challenges long-held hypothesis that iron promotes atherosclerosis
18 December 2013
Researchers developing a ‘universal’ flu vaccine
18 December 2013
Scientists take stem cell research to patients
17 December 2013
Novel genetic mutations that cause neuro-muscular disease in children discovered
17 December 2013
Researchers help Pfizer design easy-to-open, child-resistant medicine bottle
17 December 2013
Probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviour in ,ice
17 December 2013
EU membership may have led to allergy increase in rural Poland
16 December 2013
Mental disorders linked to heart disease risk
14 December 2013
BP drug could double up as first treatment for common form of dementia
14 December 2013
'Hung-over driving' as dangerous as driving under influence
14 December 2013
Autism-risk genes by function mapped
13 December 2013
Improvements in bone grafting with the help of sea coral
13 December 2013
Sleep apnea treatment reduces hard-to-control high blood pressure: study
12 December 2013
New iPad-based ‘early warning’ system for hospital patient monitoring
12 December 2013
Drug testing without pain
12 December 2013
A leap forward in X-ray technology
11 December 2013
Child smoking figures strengthen case for plain packs, say researchers
11 December 2013
Brain cancer cells can 'hide' from drugs; study
11 December 2013
Prostate cancer stem cells are a moving target
10 December 2013
Cellphone towers pose no health risks: former WHO official
05 December 2013
Researchers grow lung tissue from stem cells
04 December 2013