20 Mar 2015
New York: Even city life can become a lot less stressful with a "greening treatment" of vacant spaces that includes cleaning and removing debris besides planting grass and trees, new research suggests.
05 Jan 2015
Sydney: An Australian university has been commissioned by the US-based National Institutes of Health to investigate aspirin's anti-dementia powers, local media reported on Monday.
19 Feb 2015
Washington: A new treatment developed by US researchers has been found effective in reducing the intensity of muscle cramps by as much as thrice. The new treatment may bring hope for people who suffer from muscle cramps or spasms due to neuromuscular disorders diseases such as multiple sclerosis or from nighttime leg cramps that hampers sleep.
08 Feb 2015
Washington: The factors behind the prevalence of diabetes may be affected by the geography and hence the prevention and treatment should be based on the local factors, said a study.
27 Feb 2015
London: A simple urine test could help clinicians identify the level of bladder cancer aggressiveness in patients, says a study.
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.
09 May 2012
If you are overcome by a sense of hopelessness, especially during your mid or later life, it could be a sign that your are heading for dementia, the mental decline caused by Alzheimer's. "Prevalence and costs of AD (Alzheimer disease) and other dementia are projected to rise dramatically during the next 40 years unless a prevention or a cure can be found," write researchers from University of California, San Francisco.
04 Feb 2015
Stockholm: A new study by a Swedish institution suggests that infertility cannot be successfully treated with stem cells.
21 Feb 2015
Singapore: Raising hope for the development of effective dengue treatment, researchers have identified a super-potent antibody which requires a minute amount to neutralise the virus.
04 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Mandatory screening of newborns for congenital hypothyroidism and creating awareness among people would help prevent the condition which affects one in 1,172 newborns, top endocrinologists have said.