The widely resorted to surgery in the developed nations is now promising to help Indians reduce 'accumulated fat' and may even help diabetics go off insulin.
A severe brain injury puts people at high risk of epilepsy for more than a decade after they are first hurt,a finding that suggests there may be a window to prevent the condition.
Motion-induced blindness is a striking visual illusion,in which moving objects can make stationary objects seem to disappear right before one's eyes.
Parents,if you don't want your children to become a 'couch potato',please encourage them to play outdoor and get dirty as well,experts have suggested.
Growing sophistication of organised drug trade,rise of 'rogue internet pharmacies' and high opium harvest in Afghanistan are prominent issues figuring in a UN watchdog report.
People who play violent video games become insensitive towards the pain and suffering of others,according to new research.
Most men over age 75 can safely discontinue screening for prostate cancer with the PSA blood test,although such screening may still benefit some older men.
People who live in neighbourhoods packed with fast-food restaurants are more likely to suffer strokes,US researchers said.
Are you a frequent visitor to social networking sites like Facebook or MySpace? Then there is some bad news for you.
The study says that consuming just a 125ml glass of wine increases the chance of developing mouth and throat cancer by 168 per cent.
US scientists have found that modern man uses smooch to pick up traces of oestrogen in a womans saliva and thus gauge her fertility.
Playing computer games,reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life can delay or prevent memory loss,says a new study.
Toddlers who are strongly attached to their mothers are more likely to form closer friendships in the early grade-school years.
A more sensitive screening test may one day help doctors determine how far colorectal cancer has spread,US researchers said.
Dr Paul Offit,paediatrician and vaccine inventor,is a prominent defender of childhood vaccines,tackling those who have argued that immunizations can cause autism.
Those who rise to the challenge don't experience the stress hormone rush of those who fall to pieces when the going gets tough.
Fewer than 1 per cent of American teens are likely to need cholesterol drugs,says a new study that offers some reassuring news on childhood obesity.
It was a first of its kind get-together where the patients suffering from an ailment had not only the opportunity to interact with the global specialists of the disease but also educated themselves on the various aspects of the same.
A study reveals that loneliness raises blood pressure and stress levels,general wear and tear,and the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Studies tracking runners for more than 7 years found that it reduced the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
Alzheimer's disease could be well staved off by treating the liver of sufferers,which will help them dispose of a 'toxic' protein linked to the disease.
Penning a poem is about observing the world within you or around you,it's said. But researchers have now claimed that its also good for health.
A vaginal gel,intended to prevent HIV infection,has shown encouraging signs of success in the 'first human clinical trial' in women,scientists have claimed.
Parents who prefer traditional classroom-style learning to playtime in preschool and kindergarten may actually be stunting the overall development of their children.
A new study has found that many women are not complying with the nutrition and lifestyle advice before pregnancy,even when it is planned.