Too much dietary fat is bad but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, a promising study shows.
Researchers have found that hydrogen is a key factor that enables mycobacteria to survive oxygen-limitation over long periods.
Women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.
Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling, but they need to be cautious.
Cinnamon can not only tickle your taste buds, the ancient cooking spice is also an effective anti-bacterial agent.
Pelvic floor exercises can help treat incontinence and perhaps sexual dysfunction in men, too, studies have found.
Experiments with mice have shown that it takes sugar out of the bloodstream to burn calories and maintain core temperature.
Experts say immunological changes, abnormal cell growth or hormonal imbalances following a vasectomy may affect prostate cancer risk
Crispr is a system of molecules that allows scientists to alter DNA with exquisite precision.
Now a large new analysis has concluded that so-called androgen deprivation therapy does not extend the lives of these patients.
Third-hand smoke, tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited as dust in homes, pose a potential cancer risk to non-smokers.
Government is setting up mini-Regional Cancer Centres in five government medical colleges.
Nicotine in cigarettes may trigger psychiatric disorders, raising a smoker’s risk of committing suicide, a new study has warned.
Overactivity of signalling pathway in mature cells is a major driver in the development of cancer.
Calling people with moderately high blood sugar as “pre-diabetic” is a drastically premature measure with no medical value.
Parkinson’s patients offered more original answers and more thoughtful interpretations than their healthier counterparts.
Researchers have now revealed the existence of previously unknown signalling platforms which are behind the drug’s success.
A toddler in Britain has a rare medical condition because of which she was born without a nose.
A potential new dengue vaccine has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease.
It’s not a bad idea after all to go bare faced sometimes, but make sure you have healthy and glowing skin.
Diabetics should avoid consuming highly refined and fatty foods after breaking the fast.
Children born through a caesarean section procedure have different intestinal microbes than children born normally, says a study.
Adults with extreme obesity have increased risk of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes.
Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a research.
A fungus strain responsible for an outbreak of contaminated Greek yoghurt last year has the ability to cause serious gastrointestinal (GI) problems.
Twenty-four hours of sleep deprivation can lead to conditions similar to the symptoms of schizophrenia in healthy persons.
Researchers have found a compound that appears to pinpoint all of the malignant cells in a patient’s body.
If you want to lose weight fast, turn your focus on brown fat instead of normal, white fat.
Stress can cause insomnia depending on how it is managed, according to a new study.
If you are a shift worker, donating blood could be an easy way to reduce the risk of heart disease, says a study
Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding.
The researchers identified several new gene regions associated with variations in the QT interval.
The heart, it seems, is more forgiving than you may think — especially to young adults who try to take charge of their health.
Sperm donors up to the age of 45 are just as likely to conceive children as those in their 20s, says a study.
All honeys contain hydrogen peroxide, which imbues them with antibiotic properties. But manuka honey exhibits antibacterial activity which is not attributed to hydrogen peroxide.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby.