Scientists discovered a gene variant which increases the risk for Parkinsons disease and which may lead to a modified quantity or activity of the enzyme pyridoxal kinase (PDXK) in the brain.
Indias public healthcare system is facing a shortage of about six lakh doctors and nine lakh nurses despite increasing number of government hospitals.
A new study says toys,that we buy for kids,may contain a toxic chemical which can prove dangerous to them.
Creatively talented people are more prone to displaying abnormalities.
Canadian scientists have found that more than half of young adults in a new sexual relationship get infected with human papillomavirus (HPV),a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer.
Drinking too much alcohol during pregnancy can cause permanent damage to unborn child,say researchers.
Researchers in Israel think they have a solution -- a cousin of Vioxx (rofecoxib),the drug Merck pulled from the US market because it increased the risks of heart attacks and other serious complications.
Brazilians feel the most pressure to be thin,the Finns are acutely aware of the dangers of obesity and Americans have the toughest struggle to lose weight,according to a global survey.
Once called a rich man's disease,diabetes is now sparing none and spreading like an epidemic in developing countries,including India,which house 80 per cent of world's diabetic population.
The elixir of youth seems to be no longer just a fabled belief. Eating proper food is the key to looking and feeling up to ten years younger.
Women who suffer from depression and anxiety may want to take a look at their diet and cut out processed foods,according to a study.
Sipping a cup of green tea daily can slash the risk of lung cancer,even if you are a smoker,a new study has claimed.
British scientists claim to have identified the 'missing link' between heart failure,our genes and environment,a breakthrough which can pave the way for new and effective treatment for cardiovascular diseases.
A new research has suggested that older women with hypertension are at increased risk for developing brain lesions that cause dementia later in life.
WHO is to examine its handling of the H1N1 pandemic after accusations by some politicians that it exaggerated the dangers of the virus.
Milleret,a Swiss watch company located in Bienne has launched a festive scheme,which promises to make this season truly sparkling.
They can play havoc with your stress levels when you're trying to squeeze into skinny jeans.
Every hour of television watched per day is linked to an increased risk of early death from cardiovascular disease.
Having a nice group of friends may help stem rise in obesity among children,say researchers.
A new study has identified six genetic regions associated with a common type of arthritis.
Swine flu claimed seven more lives in Gujarat over the last few days,taking the death toll due to the deadly virus in the state to 155.
Saudi Arabia has made swine flu vaccines available for all of its citizens and expatriates in primary health care centres across the Kingdom.
The Dalai Lama launched the Bivalent polio vaccine in Bihar by administering a few drops to two children.
A total of 4000 outpatients were treated for "Dengue" fever at the government medical hospital in Madurai on Saturday and it was spreading rapidly in the district due to factors like water contamination,uncleared garbage and open drains,officials said.
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