Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A simple urine test may determine how much people are getting older biologically, an advance that could help predict the risk of developing age-related disease and even death.
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Scientists have found that a natural alkaloid extracted from Daffodils has anti-cancer properties, in an advance that may help improve treatments for the deadly disease.
Canberra, Feb 27 (IANS) One of Australia's most senior police officers has stepped down after he was linked to "shocking" racist and obscene online posts made under an online pseudonym.
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) The four-day Holi folk festival, which traces its origin to the erstwhile Katoch ruler Sansar Chand, began in Sujanpur town amidst fanfare on Tuesday.
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Owing to an increase in smartphone ownership among teenagers, the prevalence of sexting among adolescents has increased in the past two decades, finds a study involving over a lakh participants.
Toronto, Feb 27 (IANS) Going out for dinner with loved ones? Keep your phone aside as you may enjoy less if you use your device while dining with your family and friends, a new study suggests.
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers have found that a component in the scorpion venom can reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis and lead to improved treatment for the autoimmune disorder.
Toronto, Feb 27 (IANS) The brain alters after years of persistent depression, suggesting the need to change how we think about depression as it progresses, a new study has revealed.
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Regular consumption of hormonal birth control pills does not increase a woman's risk of developing depression, say researchers, easing fear around use of contraceptives.
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Consuming a form of vegetarian diet, which includes eggs and dairy but excludes meat and fish, may be just as effective as a Mediterranean diet in reducing the risk of heart diseases and stroke, researchers have claimed.
New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Survival from cardiac arrest doubles when a bystander is able to step in to apply an automated external defibrillator (AED) before the arrival of medical help, researchers say.
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS) A three-week pre-election debate kicked off on Monday, in which Russian presidential candidates would present their election programmes on TV channels and radio stations to attract voters.
Visakhapatnam, Feb 26 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Monday called upon the corporate honchos to inculcate the spirit of service as the happiness they get from giving back to society will be unmatched.
Toronto, Feb 26 (IANS) Do you tend to be worried or anxious over petty issues? Relax, a little anxiety may help you in remembering things, researchers have claimed.
New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Ketamine, a widely used anesthetic agent, could produce an anti-depressant response in two hours rather than weeks compared to other medications, offering a wholly new approach to treating severe depression, researchers say.