Magic bullets of DNA for low cost breast cancer detection
January 18, 2017 06:29 PM

Indian scientists have designed high precision DNA probes for breast cancer detection, which they claim can bring down costs of diagnostics ten-fold.

Importance of Blood Donation : Donate blood, stay healthy and save life!
January 18, 2017 04:50 PM

Donating blood is good for health of donors as well as those who are in need.

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E
January 18, 2017 04:03 PM

People with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E, an antioxidant important for cell protection, suggests a new study.

New drug can create 'good' fat to combat obesity
January 18, 2017 01:37 PM

New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Scientists have identified a new drug that can create beneficial "brown" or "good" fat to boost metabolism, combat obesity and Type II diabetes.

Hypertension in late life may protect dementia risk
January 17, 2017 02:57 PM

 Individuals who develop High blood pressure at the age 80 or older -- known as the 'oldest old' -- may have decreased risk of dementia after age 90, a study has found.

Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ
January 17, 2017 12:59 PM

Want your kids to be smarter with higher levels of intelligent quotient (IQ)?

Bee, wasp stings more dangerous than snake, spider bites
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

An Australian research has discovered that venom from bees and wasps, rather than those from jellyfish, spiders or snakes, poses a biggest public health threat, a study has revealed.

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly
January 15, 2017 03:47 PM

Maintaining high levels of fitness through physical activity such as walking, jogging, swimming, or dancing may increase brain function and boost memory -- the hallmark impairments in Alzheimer's disease - in older adults, researchers say.

20-minute exercise is all you need to be fit
January 15, 2017 11:35 AM

 If you can spare 20 minutes everyday for moderate exercise, it will stimulate your immune system and make you less prone to diseases like arthritis and fibromyalgia, a new research has found.

Fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer
January 14, 2017 03:13 PM

With a host of vitamins anti-oxidant properties, as also some essential minerals in their natural form, fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer. Here is a dossier:

Don't think your kids are obese, else they gain weight
January 14, 2017 03:13 PM

If you think that your child is overweight, chances are that he or she may gain more weight as they grow up.

Exercise, proper diet may reduce effects of malaria
January 14, 2017 12:07 PM

Regular exercise and a healthy diet of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as right amount of protein, can help reduce the damage to the heart and skeletal muscles brought on by malaria, according to a study.

Brain protein behind depression in pregnancy
January 13, 2017 04:48 PM

Low levels of a brain protein during pregnancy can cause depression in the mother and low birth weight in the baby, a study has found.

Why older mothers face birth complications
January 13, 2017 01:10 PM

 Pregnant women over 35 years old are more likely to have complications at birth due to physiological as well as cellular changes that take place in the body of women as they age, a study has found.

Vaccination can reduce rabies deaths in India: Study
January 12, 2017 05:06 PM

 Rabies claims around 20,000 lives in India every year but, in new that cheers, researchers have found a way out to reduce the menace by 90 per cent.

What triggers people to eat more
January 12, 2017 04:44 PM

 Regular intake of a "western diet" -- consisting of foods that are high on sugar and fat levels -- is behind an alarming rise of conditions such as overeating and obesity, researchers warned.

Tips to cure for cracked heels this winter
January 12, 2017 02:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) During winter, we apply lotions and creams to our hands, neck and face but miss out the most important part, the feet, thus causing cracked heels. Give your feet an oil massage and apply glycerine and rose water, says an expert.

Yoga can bring life back for lower back pain sufferers: Study
January 12, 2017 02:15 PM

People suffering from chronic non-specific lower back pain can find solace in yoga, say researchers, adding that yoga asanas under proper guidance can help reduce pain and allow movement in such people over the short term.