Wellington, May 29 (IANS) In a revelation that could help find ways to prevent breast cancer, researches have shown that women who develop the condition at a young age have certain pieces of their DNA missing.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Though ravaged by a relapse of Hodgkin's lymphoma, 16-year-old Bodhisattva Mandal scored a whopping 91 per cent in his class 10 exams under the West Bengal board.
New York, May 29 (IANS) Frequent recreational use of cannabis -- including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil -- increases the risk of gum disease, says a study.
London, May 29 (IANS) Raising hopes for a new effective treatment for women experiencing urine leakage, researchers have found that a gene involved in the ability of the bladder to contract may be linked to female urinary incontinence.
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) A great white shark weighing 200 kg jumped into an Australian fisherman's boat, knocked him over and lacerated his arm, a media report said on Monday.
New York, May 29 (IANS) People who check their Facebook profile all the time are likely to be more sad and unhealthy than those who use it sporadically, a new study has revealed.
Gandhinagar, May 28 (IANS) Even as the WHO has confirmed India's first three cases of Zika virus in Gujarat, the state government on Sunday said there is "no reason to worry" since effective measures were being taken.
Copenhagen, May 28 (IANS) Higher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to cause cardiovascular diseases in mid-to-late life, but a new research has revealed a higher BMI can cause worse cardiovascular health even in those aged as young as 17.
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India has detected three Zika-affected patients, including a pregnant women -- all from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) With temperatures soaring in the national capital, doctors have cautioned people, especially those living in slum areas, to guard their children against diseases like mumps and typhoid which occur during the season.
Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) The purpose of our government is to make Uttar Pradesh a perfect state in five years, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said on Saturday as he gave away the "Vision of UP 2017" awards at an event here.
New York, May 27 (IANS) US researchers have developed a new mind-controlled device that reads brain signals, converts them into motion and thus helps stroke patients to retrain their brains to move their paralysed hands.
Tokyo, May 27 (IANS) Researchers in Japan have found a receptor protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure.
San Francisco, May 27 (IANS) Facebook will host a summit in June that is dedicated to health and aims to sell ads to the pharmaceutical industry, a media report said.
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) Parents of a one-and-half-year-old child, who is suffering from a rare liver disorder, are seeking to raise Rs 25 lakh through a crowd funding platform, for transplant.