Washington: Ending months of debates, the US health authorities on Wednesday confirmed the Zika virus - borne by mosquito - causes birth defects, including a syndrome in which babies are born with small heads...
Beaverton-based Reser's Fine Foods is recalling 19 salad items because they might be contaminated with Listeria. The products were distributed in 29 states, including Oregon, and in British Columbia.
Billionaire Sean Parker, famous for his role in establishing Napster and Facebook, is supporting a $250 million effort to tackle cancer. immunotherapy, a fairly new area of research that seeks to activate the body's...
A study by the University of Waterloo in Canada, issued in Nature Communications, has discovered that prehistoric humans may have been influenced into the social custom of monogamy - over polygamy - because of the spread...
Taking pointless stress can not only lead to headache or neck pain, it may also spike your blood sugar levels and increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Washington: Progressing research about the Zika virus is appearing scary for the researchers, say the federal health officials, urging more money for mosquito control, development of vaccines and treatments.
A recent study has revealed why Alzheimer's impairs the memory and the ability to recognise your loved ones.
A government-appointed group of independent researchers recommends that one aspirin a day can benefit people in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
A new study has suggested that a couple need to manage sex at least once a week. Amy Muise of the University of Toronto Missisauga said, "I do think couples can end up feeling pressure to try to engage in sex as frequently...
Swiss global health-care company, Roche, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's Biologics License Application (BLA) and granted Priority Review for atezolizumab for the treatment of people with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
The Zika virus, which is associated with incomplete foetal brain development and temporary paralysis, might also be linked with a range of other brain disorders, according to a new study.
A research from University of Toronto and University of British Columbia in Canada puts forward that common and effective painkiller, acetaminophen, may block the brain's ability to spot errors.
According to a new study, eating fresh pears can help in improving blood pressure and vascular function in middle-aged men and women who have a likelihood of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.
A new study has claimed that children born to mothers who eat salmon during pregnancy may be at lower risk of developing asthma in comparison to kids whose mothers do not eat it. Researchers from University of Southampton...
The Cleveland Clinic said on Friday that the first uterus transplant performed in the United States failed due to a yeast infection. In February, 26-year-old Lindsey McFarland became the first patient in the United...
A new study has found that a newly-developed minimally-invasive medical procedure could help in reducing phantom limb pain, which is sometimes experienced by people who have lost limbs due to an accident or surgery.
A new study published in the journal Circulation has found that low-fat dairy, like skim milk, increases the risk of developing diabetes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that diabetes cases have quadrupled since 1980. The WHO added in its first Global Diabetes Report that the disease killed 1.5 million in 2012 alone, with high blood-glucose claiming another 2.2 million lives.
In an effort to curtail the growing rate of diabetes in India, the government is coming up with stringent measures including higher taxes and more rigorous advertisement regulations to control sale of sugar-sweetened...
Using genetic techniques, scientists managed to sustain a pig's heart inside a baboon for 2.5 years, establishing a new benchmark for cross-species transplantation. If extended to humans, the technique can be used to ease...
Internet giant Google has launched new health cards in Knowledge Graph with which users in India looking for health information can now access it more quickly and easily. Google has collaborated with Apollo hospitals...
A new study has found that a daily dose of vitamin D3 can improve the functioning of the heart in people with chronic failure of the organ.
The central government has implemented its decision asking cigarette manufacturers to use 85 percent space on tobacco packets on health warnings. The decision has come into effect from this month.
A new study has demonstrated how a non-surgical procedure called bariatric artery embolization could be a great way for doctors to treat severe obesity.
New research indicates your waistline might put you at a bigger risk of heart disease, as opposed to pure body weight alone, or one?s body mass index.
Researchers have found that maintaining weight can be difficult if you do not drop too many kilos.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have discovered that shockwaves can heal biofilm infections such as tooth decay, sinusitis, lung infections and reactive arthritis.
Researchers from RIKEN University and Tokyo University announced that they had created the first lab-grown skin that features sweat glands and hair follicles to mimic biological skin in mice. The scientists chemically...
Major cigarette producers including ITC, Godfrey Philips and VST, among others, have collectively decided to lock their cigarette factories citing uncertainty on the policy related to modification of 'graphic health warnings' on tobacco product packs.
Washington: A study, which has been published in the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine, has found that NFL players had a two-fold greater risk of concussions when games were played at colder temperatures.