Cancer can be beaten with awareness, palliative care

Preventive health check-ups can help early detection of cancer   By Dr Dines...

Diagnosed with cancer? Don't take it lying down

Missouri Tigers head coach Gary Pinkel, who has been diagnosed with cancer, looks on prior ...

Genes show why bedbugs are tough suckers to kill

  Paris: Bedbugs, the notorious bloodthirsty critters which tormented the residents...

Night owl or early bird? It's in your genes: study

  Paris: Whether you are a night owl or an early bird, don't bother fighting th...

Mercury in seafood not harmful to aging brain: study

  Miami: Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a st...

Could lack of sunlight damage your health?

  Vitamin D plays a crucial role in aiding the absorption and utilisation of calciu...

Study suggests genetic, physiological schizophrenia cause

Paris: Variants of a gene which influences connections between brain cells can increase s...

Zika pregnancy panic a loaded issue for Latin America

Pregnant woman Maria Camila Davila, infected by the Zika virus, is attended at the Erasmo M...

Vaping may lead teens to tobacco: study

Teenagers who used an e-cigarette were more likely to take up smoking a year later than tho...

People in high-rise buildings may not survive cardiac arrest

Two visitors take in the view from the Shard. Reuters    New York: Surv...

Popping pills to manage pain can prove fatal for you

  New York: The arrest of Indian-American psychiatrist Narendra Nagareddy for alleg...

5 fun ways to build your child’s brain

Take at least 20 minutes each day to peel back all of your adultness, explore with your kid...

Premature Birth Could Impact Fitness Later In Life

  Young adults who were born prematurely may have weaker muscles than their pee...

Asthma rate stops climbing in some U.S. kids

J.Kim, takes medicine for his bronchial trouble at his house in Beijing November 2, 2014. R...

For teen, shades give the world a new look

Michael Sharpe, 14, visits an art studio in Arlington County (Virginia). "I'm just...

Brains of compulsive video gamers wired differently

  New York: The brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently, says...

Revealed, a drug that may slow down Alzheimer's

  New York: In a first, researchers have shown that a drug that boosts activity in ...

Want to cut down on meat but can't face cold turkey? Try "reducetarianism"

  By Joseph D'Urso LONDON: The environmental, health and animal welfare bene...

Japan reports first case of death by caffeine

Tokyo: A man died of caffeine intoxication in the first such reported case in Japan, the me...

Playing candy games may expose kids to unhealthy foods

  London: Children who play online food-related games are more likely to ea...

Vegetarian diet more harmful to environment, says study

New York: Contrary to popular assumption -- and a talk by actor Arnold Schwarzenegg...