New York, April 27 (IANS) Why do some people who kick a drug habit manage to stay clean, while others relapse? Why do some families seem more prone to addiction than others? The answers may have a lot to do with specific genetic factors that vary from individual to individual, a new study suggests.
New York, April 26 (IANS) A team of US researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid despite having poorer hearing.
London, April 26 (IANS) Flu vaccinations, when administered in the morning, can prove to be more effective than in afternoon and can induce greater and protective antibody responses, finds a study.
New York, April 26 (IANS) The alarming increase in childhood obesity rates in the US that began nearly 30 years ago continues unabated, with the biggest increases in severe obesity, says a study.
London, April 26 (IANS) Young adults are getting hooked to video gaming to escape from medical conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression, new research has revealed.
New York, April 26 (IANS) Beware, if you are feeding your infant with rice or rice products! According to a new study, infants who eat rice and rice products are likely to have higher urinary arsenic concentrations than those who do not consume any type of rice.
Toronto, April 26 (IANS) A team of international researchers has found that blocking a key protein may prevent the formation of brain tumour, as well as lead to the development of new therapies for a deadly and incurable cancer.
London, April 26 (IANS) A team of researchers has found that after the onset of puberty, women develop wider hips than men so that their pelvis can allow the birth of large-brained babies.
London, April 26 (IANS) A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that combining marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols into a dietary supplement is likely to help fight heart disease, a new study suggests.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that adding salt to metal oxides increases their energy storage capacity by increasing their surface area.
New York, April 17 (IANS) Scientists have identified a human (host) protein that weakens the immune response to HIV and other viruses.