The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year.
A simple blood test can soon reliably predict a person’s risk of attempting suicide, significant research reveals.
Infants can detect threats just by smelling the odour their mother gives off when she feels fear, says a study.
Running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.
In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills combined.
The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study.
“To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all.”
About three-quarters of the patients were satisfied with their treatment whether they received medicine, placebos or both.
Pumping arms reduces the overall metabolic cost of running by helping to balance the moving body, increase forward propulsion.
The findings of this largest study will be published in the journal Menopause.
Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.
Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to others.
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.