By understanding why we eat the way we do, we can eat a little less, eat healthier and enjoy it a lot more.
There is no cure for haemophilia, only management, say doctors.
An injection of stem cells into the eye may soon slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related disorder that causes vision loss.
A new strategy called high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T 1-hour algorithm could help physicians treat patients with suspected heart attack faster.
Trained dogs can sniff out prostate cancer from urine samples with over 90% accuracy, scientists have found.
Love to eat out often -- Take care because this may not go down well with your blood pressure, says a new study.
Infectious diseases experts have announced fresh guidance for healthcare facilities looking to establish precautions for visitors of patients with infectious diseases.
A study shows that middle-aged obese people have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than people of a healthy weight.
The researchers identified that lack of the estrogen-related receptor alpha (ESRRA) gene is linked to anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder.
During 2014, the outbreak of the strain of Ebola Zaire virus killed nearly 10,000.
A shorter height is directly associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, a new large-scale study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.
An important brain area involved in making moral decisions lights up in scans when killing a person is not justified.
A study released on the occasion of World Health Day has claimed that 52% Indians indulge in the practice, often exposing themselves to health hazards.
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, adapted from Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer-winning novel, is a three-part documentary series.
If you drink diet soda thinking it will help you shed unwanted belly fat, nothing could be further from the truth, says a new study.
They are deadly but they kill silently. Our sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise and intake of fattening food lead to many lifestyle ailments.
Even as the idea that smoking helps control weight is baseless.
Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure.
Our cells are the biggest reservoir of our internal water. To make sweat, the water is drawn out from the cells. This can lead to dehydration of cells.
Spirulina, an ancient staple food of the Azetacs and Mesoamericans, is now available as a food supplement at health food stores.
The problems caused by depression are made worse by the fact that most people suffering from the disease are never diagnosed, let alone treated.
Love to watch late-night TV or chat with your girlfriend till the wee hours? You may run a greater risk of developing diabetes.
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.
Daily coffee may help reduce beta amyloid levels -- plaque accumulation in the brain.
Over the time, people suffering from Diabetes can face serious damage to many of the body's systems.
Including peanut in a high-fat meal may protect your heart from the negative effects of such a diet, suggests a new study.
Brown fat is considered "good fat" or "healthy fat" because it burns calories to help generate heat for our bodies and expend energy.
If you thought you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate, you are wrong, warns a new study.
Some individuals may experience minimal intestinal damage, and this goes away with a gluten-free diet.
That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth.
High-fat diet can affect brain health and promote changes in your behaviour, including increased anxiety, impaired memory.
If you mostly stay indoors, get your Vitamin D levels checked, for you might be prone to many deadly diseases.
Drinking raw milk, instead of pasteurised milk, can increase your risk of getting food-borne illness by over 100 times.
The scientists used embryonic stem cells, proteins involved in lung development, growth factors and protein mixture in a Petri dish.
Without sweat to cool us, our core temperature will shoot up, and our vital organs will start getting cooked.
Lectins are type of proteins that choose and bind to carbohydrates on cell membranes and form complexes.