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A new study identifies genes that are necessary in cancer cells for immunotherapy to work, addressing the problem of why some tumors don’t respond...

Washington: Scientists have developed a Pac-Man like a magnetic micro bot that can capture and transport individual living cells, an advance that may help...

According to The Independent, a group of researchers has just completed a study which shows the precious metal increased the effectiveness of drugs used...

Face Yoga has been making a name for itself as an alternative anti-aging beauty treatment for some time now. The concept involves using exercises...

Loneliness may be a greater public health hazard than obesity, according to a study which found that social isolation may put people at an...

Whether you are on your casual morning jog, driving to work in a rush amid traffic, pushing your way through the queue at an...

Los Angeles: Flame retardant chemicals — commonly used in furniture and household products — may damage your child’s intelligence and cause loss of IQ...

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who...

London: While there are no short cuts to fitness, these tips will help you feel healthier and help you attain your fitness goals. According...

Food lovers, rejoice! There are foods you could hypothetically eat endlessly without sabotaging your diet. According to news.com.au, food items that are made up...

New Delhi: If you suffer from knee pain, take heart. Scientists from IIT Guwahati have synthesised mats made of silk-proteins and bioactive glass fibres...

New Delhi: Dr Alvin C Powers, President of American Diabetes Association, was recently in India to co-inaugurate ‘International Diabetes Update’ 2017, which highlighted many...

Did you breastfeed you're new born in the first hour? 29-year-old Mansi Sinha (name changed) delivered her baby in an elite Mumbai hospital. Lying a...

Baby talk helps babies learn language, as the sounds are clearer and easier to disseminate Australian researchers have unlocked the reason why adults use infant-directed...

New Delhi, 02.08.17: J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society today flagged off...

New Delhi : To-be parents, take note. It’s important for infants to be breastfed. World Health Organization (WHO) recognises breast milk as the best...

London : Parents, take note! Being glued to television or video games for more than three hours a day may put your children at...

Women who conceive later in life tend to be well-off and educated and have healthier lifestyle, leading to longer life expectancies. London : Looks like...

London : If you have a lean body shape with normal body mass index but with skinny lower legs, you may be at three-fold...

The study also looked at other factors that influence smoking, including smoking susceptibility, having friends or family members who smoke, age, sex, family affluence,...

London : If you are tired of trying every means to fight obesity, then this new discovery might help you to rethink. Cells in...

Something macabre has been brewing on the internet, and it sounds like the perfect plot for a third rate horror film. A depressed youngster...

New Delhi, 28.07.17: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of Family Participatory Care (FPC) for improving...

New Delhi, 28.07.17: The Drugs Policy as amended from time to time envisages making available quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses. National...

02.08.17: As per Section 13(4A) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and Clause 3 of the Screening Test Regulations, 2002, an Indian National/...

Online game Blue Whale challenge is reported to have caused a wave of suicides in Russia and other parts of the world. Now a...

CrossFit can look intimidating, and many remain unfamiliar with exactly what a CrossFit class entails. To find out more we spoke to Pat Barber,...

Washington DC: The Mediterranean diet, that emphasizes eating plant-based foods, including vegetables, nuts, fruits and whole grains, in addition to fish and poultry, does...

According to the study, current recommendations to place babies on their backs to sleep, to reduce cases of sudden infant death syndrome, has made...

Washington DC: Overweight, obese or diabetic pregnant women have an increased risk of giving birth to a baby with less mature lungs than babies...

A higher lifetime exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye freckles or dark spots on the iris. London: A higher lifetime exposure...

New Delhi: It can be very tempting to stay in bed in this weather. But, it’s important to make fitness a part of your...

The combination will also increase the desire to eat more unhealthy junk food for hours after finishing breakfast Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices...

Washington D.C.: Chinese researchers have found that a single change in a gene may increase the risk of tuberculosis. According to the study, a single...

The rains bring skin allergies and water-borne infections New Delhi: It’s that time of the year when a plate full of hot samosas and bhajjiyas...

New Delhi : Love for chicken delicacies — be it butter chicken or fried — may involve a health risk for not only Indians...

New Delhi: During the monsoon, the threat of dengue looms large and people adopt all types of measures to ward off mosquitoes. It always...

One of the studies found that couples who tend to view their aging negatively also tend to become less healthy and less mobile than...

Regular physical exercise not only enhances fitness but also has a positive impact on brain metabolism, researchers say. The findings showed that physical activity...

Washington DC: Between homework, schoolwork, exams and test anxiety, post-school activities and bullying, kids can be super stressed out, but now, a team of...

Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has found that low doses of anxiety disorder-reducing drug can help highly-anxious people overcome their fear of being...

Accepting the fact that your partner is not keen to explore your sexual fantasies isn't easy. Here's help! 26-year-old Tanya dreamt of replicating the romantic...

About 47 million people worldwide have dementia. Unfortunately, current drugs can’t slow or reverse it, just ease symptoms. Treatment might need to start sooner...

Mumbai: Imagine a day when it is pouring outside. Even getting to your car, to get to the gym risks getting drenched. And yet,...

Washington DC: It’s a sombre thought, but it seems that some of us are born more likely to be depressed. A University of Central...

Want to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline? Make breakfast the largest meal of the day as it may help maintain your body mass index (BMI),...

Washington DC: Parents, you may want to not introduce your teenagers to alcohol as a recent study has found that rather than encouraging better...

New Delhi, 18.07.17: In consonance with Global Technical Strategy (GTS) of World Health Organization (WHO), the National Frame Work for Malaria Elimination (NFME), 2016-2030...

New Delhi, 18.07.17: A sub-committee had been constituted by the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC) to examine issues relating to online sale of drugs. The...

Despite the potential dangers of hookah smoking, the activity has grown in popularity in recent years, partly due to its sweeter flavoured smoke which...