29 Jul 2015
Washington: Weight loss through lifestyle modification and bariatric surgery can significantly reduce features of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease characterised by fat in the liver, studies said.
28 Jul 2015
Washington: Scientists have used a popular genome editing technique to precisely modify a key type of human immune cell that protects the body against a wide range of diseases, from diabetes to AIDS to cancer.
26 Jul 2015
London: Your fears are not completely unfounded. Mobile phones can actually cause cancer, says a study. A metabolic imbalance caused by radiation from your wireless devices could be the link to a number of health risks, such as various neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, the study suggested.
20 Jul 2015
Rasipuram (TN): A ruling AIADMK MP has stoked a controversy by threatening to "cut-off" the tongue of anyone who raises questions about the health of party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
21 Jul 2015
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil soccer legend Pele has been discharged from hospital after back surgery. The 74-year-old was admitted to Sao Paulo's Alberto Einstein hospital on Thursday for treatment on a trapped nerve, reported a news agency.
17 Jul 2015
New York: Google has changed its approach to marketing its Glass programme. It sees the future of the Glass in the enterprise sector, rather than selling directly to consumers.
27 Dec 2013
New York: Surgery works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer as compared to chemotherapy sessions. New York: Surgery, and not chemotherapy sessions, works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer.
14 Jul 2015
Beijing: An eccentric Chinese man has gone under the knife to look like North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Wang Lei is the spitting image of 32-year-old Kim and even dresses in the dictator's trademark grey suit.
03 Jul 2015
Jaipur: Actress-turned-politician Hema Malini's driver was today arrested on charges of causing death by negligence after her Mercedes collided with another car, killing a four-year-old girl and injuring the BJP MP along with four others last night. The 66-year-old actress underwent a surgery for her wounds at Fortis hospital here and is doing fine.
30 Jun 2015
London: Scientists have documented for the first time the DNA damage which can occur to the skin from the full range of ultraviolet radiation from the sun, leading to skin cancer.