Rates of breast cancer recurrence fell by half or more between the 1980s and the early 2000s – likely due to improved treatments and increased screenings, according to a new study from Canada. The analysis of data on Canadian breast cancer patients offers reassurance that breast cancer survival is improving and also provides updated […]
Countries dabbling with conventional injectable vaccine against the measles virus may soon have an alternative.
Weight-loss surgery could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by around 80 percent in obese people, says a study.
By: Ishi Khosla With winters arriving, the flu virus is spreading rapidly. It is not surprising that the medical term for flu, comes from the Italian phrase ‘influenza del freddo’ — the influence of the cold. Flu is slightly distinct from the common cold. Colds develop slowly, whereas the flu tends to come suddenly and strikes […]
The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.
Over 5,500 dengue cases and six deaths were registered in the national capital last year, the south civic body states in its report.
There is a close association between schizophrenia and increased rates of tobacco smoking.
Researchers have discovered two intermingled but distinct population of neurons in the amygdala.
People with diabetes who otherwise appear healthy may have a six-fold higher risk of developing heart failure.
What you eat and drink, and not just the number of calories, is a significant factor in diabetes risk, a study showed.
Sleep drunkenness is a sleep disorder that may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people.
Low-dose aspirin can help prevent new blood clots among people who are at risk and have already suffered a blood clot.
Exercising to improve your cardiovascular strength may protect from cognitive impairment as you age.
In a breakthrough, US researchers have found that an improved tuberculosis vaccine can offer strong protection against leprosy.
Though rare, incidents of breast cancer in men are not unheard of – and health experts call for awareness and timely treatment.