Sliver of hope seen in Alzheimer's drug trial

The findings are "interesting but also complex, and it will take time for the field to...

Take your treadmill to the virtual realm

RunSocial users can watch avatars of themselves run real-world routes, such as the Swiss Al...


Drug combo may help fight antibiotic resistance

  New York: Researchers have found that combinations of three different ant...

Avocados can be best first foods for babies: Study

  New York: Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft cons...

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

  By Sarah Kaplan I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "tha...

Early HIV vaccine results lead to major trial: researchers

Activists demonstrate during the plenary session of the 21st International Aids Conference ...

Infection experts warn of more US superbug cases in coming months

Low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria, magnified 10,000 time...

Blood test may help prevent overuse of antibiotics

  Miami: An inexpensive blood test could one day tell doctors whether an in...

‘Selfie elbow’ becoming new medical condition

New York:  Be warned if you are an avid selfie-taker since capturing that pe...

Tickling the brain can boost immunity: study

  Paris: Artificially stimulating the brain's feel-good centre boosts immunity ...

A little butter a day may not harm your heart

  New York: Consuming butter in limited quantities may not increase the ris...

Allergy Therapeutics says study fails to find hay fever therapy dose range

Drug developer Allergy Therapeutics Plc said a study on suitable doses of its the...

Run daily for a super memory

New York: A long-term exercise regimen may help boost memory as it triggers a prote...

High BP? Listen to Mozart to reduce hypertension

London: Listening to music legand Mozart can not only soothe your mood but also hel...

Vitamin A, high-fibre diet keeps food allergies at bay

Sydney: Consuming high-fibre diet consisting of a bowl of bran and some dried apric...

Obesity in women affects at least three generations

AFP/ File photo   Washington: Women who are obese and eat high-fat, high-sug...

Obese women may affect great-grandchildren

Washington: A woman's obesity may put her future great-grandchildren at high ri...

Curtailing free-will can lead to depression: Study

New York: Diminishing a person's belief in free will can lead them feeling less...

Overeating cripples calorie sensing ability, leads to more eating

New York: Shedding new light on why extra weight is so difficult to shed permanentl...

Being helpful to co-workers may drain you

Representational image New York: Helping your colleagues too often can lead to menta...

Very hot drinks 'probably' cause cancer: UN body

  Paris: Drinking very hot beverages "probably" causes cance...