19 Dec 2014
London: Scientists have found that the malaria parasite has genes that create millions of new and unrecognisable surface proteins to evade human immune system every 48 hours.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: New CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha effected a minor reshuffle in the senior positions of the probe agency.
13 Dec 2014
London: Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.
09 Dec 2014
Washington: Heart disease patients should think twice before stepping out during rush hour traffic, a new study suggests.
08 Dec 2014
London: Space travels may help scientists strengthen our bodies' impaired immunity, a NASA study has revealed. Observations based on the fact that an astronaut's immune system doesn't work as well in microgravity as on Earth, will be used to devise new treatments.
05 Dec 2014
London: In a discovery that could possibly persuade smokers to quit, researchers at the Uppsala University in Sweden have found a strong association between smoking and the loss of the male Y chromosome in blood cells.
29 Nov 2014
New York: If you have suddenly become choosy about your food choices, don't just blame bad food or environment. You may be genetically predisposed to become a picky eater.
27 Oct 2014
Toronto: Scientists have developed a new portable device that can correctly measure a patient's blood for the effects of methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, in less than a minute.
04 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In another major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government has promoted 26 IAS officials at Special Secretary level and shifted at least 35 Joint Secretaries.
04 Nov 2014
New York: Poor eating habits can affect your heart for a long time and the effects can persist long after dietary habits are improved, shows a research. It alters the way genes express themselves, including genes related to immunity, the findings showed.