New York, Aug 4 (IANS) A new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed.
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) If you are suffering from depression, yoga can complement traditional therapies and help reduce the symptoms of the mental disorder, researchers claim.
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Challenging a widely accepted notion that the brain controls all aspects of sleep, new research shows that a protein in the muscle can lessen the effects of sleep loss in mice.
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A simple drug used in the treatment of arthritis may provide hope for patients with blood cancer towards an affordable and effective treatment, a study has showed.
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The UK has pledged 100 million pounds ($131 million) to the global fight against polio, in an attempt to eradicate the disease by 2020, the media reported.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) While cardiovascular disorders are blamed for 25 per cent of deaths in India, health experts say a new emerging trend shows that noise pollution is also leading to cardiovascular disease burden.
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) In the last 27 months, over 48,000 dog bites were reported at the state-run health facilities in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday told the Goa assembly.
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) In a discovery that could improve treatments for autoimmune diseases and cancer, researchers have found a way to turn pro-inflammatory cells that boost the immune system into anti-inflammatory cells that suppress it, and vice versa.
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that the Ebola virus can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of the infection.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Health provider Medanta - The Medicity on Wednesday said that it will offer skill training programme in robotic radical prostatectomy to surgeons in India as well as neighbouring countries, who till now looked towards US and Europe for such training.
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) Triggering a controversy, a government-run hospital here has asked its employees to declare their virginity in a marital status declaration form.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A total of 10,22,859 doctors were registered with the Medical Council of India (MCI) and State Medical Councils (SMCs) till March 31, 2017, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Ayush Ministry has approved five new research institutes for Yoga and Naturopathy to be set up in the country, Pparliament was told on Tuesday.
Noida, Aug 1 (IANS) Lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure and joints-related issues are becoming common among people living in high-rises, revealed a survey on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Aiming to focus on areas with low immunisation coverage, all the states in the country will conduct Intensified Mission Indradhanush drives starting from October 7, officials said on Tuesday.