29 Mar 2016
New York: An international team of scientists has identified a key protein that has the potential to reverse established cardiac fibrosis, the abnormal thickening of the heart valves, which progresses to heart failure.
13 Jan 2016
Washington: People with asthma, sleep apnea or Down syndrome are at higher risk of developing an eye condition that causes serious progressive nearsightedness at a relatively young age, a new study has found.
03 Aug 2015
Wichita Falls: A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell from 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.
16 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A new study has revealed that broken heart refers to an actual medical condition that feels like a heart attack.
06 Jan 2015
London: Depression may not be a mental or emotional condition but actually a result of inflammation caused by the body's immune system, scientists say. George Slavich, a clinical psychologist at the University of California in Los Angeles, has spent years studying depression, and has come to the conclusion that it has as much to do with the body as the mind.
26 Feb 2015
London: In what could potentially slow the progress of Parkinson's disease, researchers have developed a peptide that sticks to the protein that causes this incurable disease, stopping it from killing brain cells.
30 Aug 2014
New York: The facial features of an individual can reflect whether or not a person is experiencing atrial fibrillation - a treatable but potentially dangerous heart condition.
22 Aug 2014
New York: How about an app that can detect in a jiffy if you are suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF), a serious type of heart arrhythmia that is often a precursor to stroke?
30 Nov 2014
London: For the first time, researchers have successfully trained people to "see" letters of the alphabet as colours in a way that simulates how those with synesthesia experience the world.
26 Aug 2014
Washington: Individuals with greater amounts of yellow pigment in the eye may be better able to see distant objects in hazy conditions, scientists have found.