There are about 8.7 million species of animals on Earth but it is possible that there could be only one species in the beginning and according to a new study that one species was the simple sea sponge.
A new study has suggested that being overweight is linked to bad memory. The study done by researchers from the University of Cambridge was published on Friday in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. The...
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday cautioned pregnant women against traveling to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, due to the risk of Zika virus infection.
Delhi nurses joined in the All India Government Nurses' Federation mass casual leave call to protest against the 7th Pay Commission report.
A team of surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic accomplished the first uterus transplant in the United States this week.
Multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 infections have been linked to Alfalfa Sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts.
Florida health officials said that three pregnant women in the state had confirmed positive for the Zika virus.
Johnson & Johnson must reimburse $72 million to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer after using company's talcum powder, in the first state-court case over the claims to go to trial.
Ordinary sugar might be used in imaging techniques to detect cancer, suggests a new study that found malignant tumors show higher sugar consumption than surrounding tissue.
Washington: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) on Tuesday said that Zika virus may have been sexually transmitted in 14 new US cases, including several involving pregnant women.
A drug used to prevent the transmission of HIV from mother to child might have small but significant effects on infant development, according to the researchers.
Scientists have designed a set of shape-shifting nanoparticles attached to strands of DNA that can deliver drugs directly to cancer cells, while minimizing side effects such as skin damage and hair loss.
A new study has suggested that drinking more coffee may reduce the risk of lcohol-related cirrhosis.
A team of scientists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has managed to decipher the genome sequence of the Zika virus and have concluded that the disease caused by this virus is indeed related to the incidence of microcephaly...
The diabetes drug pioglitazone, sold as Actos, was shown to reduce the risk of recurring stroke and heart attack in a large clinical trial of insulin-resistant stroke patients.
Children born in winter have lungs which age faster than normal, making them vulnerable in later life, according to a new study.
Researchers, emphasizing the benefit of exercising, have found in a study that mice that spent their free time on a running wheel are able to shrink cancerous tumours when compared to their less active counterparts.
A South Florida teenager has been taken into custody after he played doctor with real patients for the second time in just over a year, according to the authorities.
A team of researchers from the Centers for Disease Control arrived in Palo Alto on Tuesday to investigate the recent teen suicide clusters in the affluent city.
Countries fighting the Zika virus should find new ways to control disease-carrying mosquitoes, including testing the release of genetically modified insects and bacteria that stop their eggs hatching, the World Health...
A new study, published in the journal of Molecular Nutrition & Food Research has found that in addition to vitamin C and beta carotene, Mangoes contain several polyphenolic compounds, gallic acid and their larger polymers gallotannins which have been associated with anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activities in earlier in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
A group of researchers at Wake Forest University has created a combination of living cells and a special gel to print out living human body parts -including ears, muscles and jawbones.
The artificial rubber turf used to create synthetic fields could present health risks for players, so three federal agencies will be analyzing the reality behind that claim.
A smart chip has been designed by scientists at Nanyang Technological University that allows the communication of brain data wirelessly and with high accuracy.
A new study has suggested that a popular class of heartburn medications may increase dementia risk. The medications are called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and it includes Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid. These drugs...
A new study has revealed that liraglutide - a drug used to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients - can exhaust insulin-producing beta cells in a way that leads to a rise in blood sugar levels.
Concentrations of iron similar to those delivered in standard treatments can trigger DNA damage within ten minutes, when given to cells in the lab. The findings have come from Imperial College London scientists, who...
Boston: A team of scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are growing tiny replicas of the human brain with an aim to better study neurological diseases. The scientists at John Hopkins join...
Male and female behavioural differences show a relationship with their different brain networks, say researchers. The study said, structural differences in the brain may have link to male and female behaviour...
The Zika virus may cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy, according to the researchers. The researchers found eye damage in 10 of 29 babies born with microcephaly at the...