Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) Scientists have identified three new genes that allow cells to adapt to daily changes in environmental conditions by adjusting their internal "body clock" or the circadian clock responsible for regular sleep-wake cycles.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly was informed on Wednesday that five lakh people suffer from ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the state and a detailed survey would be done to identify and treat these patients.
London, March 20 (IANS) Researchers have discovered nine novel genes for osteoarthritis that may open the door to new targeted therapies for this debilitating disease in the future.
Gurugram, March 20 (IANS) A drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes could potentially help in reducing liver fat in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and high blood sugar, according to the results of an early trial.
New York, March 20 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a new human antibody that, when tested in mice, prevented malaria infection by binding a specific portion of a surface protein found in almost all strains of the malaria parasite worldwide.
New York, March 19 (IANS) A small, daily dose of the popular erectile dysfunction drug Viagra may significantly reduce colorectal cancer risk, shows a study in mice.
New York, March 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that adults who have undergone successful cancer treatment may become fatigued more quickly than their peers who do not have a history of cancer.
London, March 18 (IANS) Patients with urological cancer such as prostate, bladder or kidney cancer are five times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, new research has found.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Scientists have developed a highly efficient and durable bacteria-and virus-killing material which may be integrated into personal protective equipment (PPE) in the near future to prevent the outbreak of emerging infectious diseases.
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japanese scientists have found that an experimental obesity drug can potentially prevent the formation of kidney stones in mice, a finding that paves the way to develop medications to prevent the condition in at-risk individuals.
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new learning artificial intelligence (AI) system which can diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as any pathologist.
Bengaluru, March 17 (IANS) Pentavalent vaccine (PV), that was introduced by India a little over six years ago, doubled the deaths of children soon after vaccination compared to the DPT (Diphtheria-Pertussis-Tetanus) vaccine, according to a new study that calls for a "rigorous review of the deaths following vaccination with PV".
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Neuroendocrine tumour -- a rare disease that came into the spotlight with Bollywood star Irrfan Khan revealing on Friday that he has been diagnosed with it -- is treatable if detected early, a city-based neurologist said.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Centre will be adopting the policies and best practices of the states which have been successful in reducing malnutrition and improving health conditions for the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) titled Poshan Abhiyaan.
Sydney, March 15 (IANS) A protein present in the milk of the platypus can potentially save thousands of lives by effectively killing superbugs that has become increasingly resistant to antibiotic drugs, researchers say.