Long-term damage seen from brain injuries: large study

Representative image: Reuters / Denis Balibouse   Miami: Youths who suffer t...

8 glasses of water a day -- hype or fact?

  By Ellie Krieger It's now the norm to carry around a water bottle as...


How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

New York: Parents must focus on a healthy balanced lifestyle for their children i...

New painkiller could replace morphine: study

A pharmacist Jim Pearce fills a Suboxone prescription at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless...

Phelps is touting the benefit of cupping - but does it work?

Michael Phelps (USA) of USA is seen with red cuppingmarks on his shoulder as he competes. (...

Good for the body, good for the mind

By Amanda Loudin At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chroni...

Being overweight may hasten brain ageing: study

Levels of crucial white matter -- connective tissue allowing different regions of the brain...

Making people's minds, bodies sing through music therapy

Kyoko Wada gives instructions on timing while playing wind chimes for a song. (Japan News-Y...

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...