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Rare human lung disease found in dogs Rare human lung disease found in dogs

A rare, severe form of human lung disease has now been discovered in dogs, says a study that could be…


Germany reports 1st sexual transmission of Zika virus Germany reports 1st sexual transmission of Zika virus

BERLIN: German authorities say the country has recorded its first case of sexual transmission of the…


Avoid marijuana to cut pre-term birth risk Avoid marijuana to cut pre-term birth risk

Having marijuana through to 20 weeks' gestation can trigger a five-fold increase in the risk of…


Brain cells that help control appetite identified Brain cells that help control appetite identified

Opening doors to development of new drugs to control weight gain and obesity, researchers have identified…


Many people 'misusing' s to relieve pain: Study Many people 'misusing' s to relieve pain: Study

More and more people are struggling with addiction to opioid and prescription medications, warns a study,…


Sugary drinks in pregnancy can make infants fat Sugary drinks in pregnancy can make infants fat

Consumption of soft drinks by to-be-mothers may lead to an increased risk of high body mass index (BMI)…


‘25% of pregnancies’ end in abortion : Study ‘25% of pregnancies’ end in abortion : Study

One in four pregnancies ends in an abortion each year, global estimates from the World Health Organization…


NHS patients sent home with little support NHS patients sent home with little support

NHS patients in England are being sent home from hospital afraid and with little support, an ombudsman…


Keep your body in shape if you want to live longer Keep your body in shape if you want to live longer

If you are able to steadily maintain a lean body all your life, you are likely to live longer in comparison…


How fasting helps fight fatty liver disease How fasting helps fight fatty liver disease

Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have new information on what happens at the molecular level…


How cancer cripples the elderly How cancer cripples the elderly

Cancer may have a negative impact on both the physical and mental health of individuals as they age,…


New steroid treatment for kids with lung condition







New steroid treatment for kids with lung condition

A new steroid treatment for children suffering from a life-threatening lung condition has been developed…


Coffee, wine may be good for your gut bacteria: Study Coffee, wine may be good for your gut bacteria: Study

Drinking coffee, tea and wine may be associated with a healthier and more diverse community of microbes…


Interactive session with public health leaders held Interactive session with public health leaders held

IFMSA-Bangladesh and Public Health Foundation Bangladesh (PHFBD) has organized an interactive session…


Global sleeping patterns revealed by app data Global sleeping patterns revealed by app data

The world's sleeping patterns have been revealed by scientists analysing data collected from an…


Global sleeping patterns revealed by app data Global sleeping patterns revealed by app data

The world's sleeping patterns have been revealed by scientists analysing data collected from an…


China establishes fast channels for transporting human organs China establishes fast channels for transporting human organs

China's health, police and transportation authorities have jointly established a "green passage"…


Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk

Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin -- a cheap and common drug that helps control blood…


Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time' Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time'

Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin that stays largely unchanged…


New robotic arm can perform soft tissue surgery New robotic arm can perform soft tissue surgery

Scientists have developed a robotic arm that can precisely stitch together soft tissues, an advance…


Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids

Viral respiratory tract infections -- like the common cold, flu, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pneumonia…


Daily yoga can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms Daily yoga can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms

Yoga along with aquatic exercises can have a positive influence on certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis…


Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil…


Breast milk boosts brain growth of premature babies Breast milk boosts brain growth of premature babies

Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk — irrespective of whether that came from the babies’…


One-third of autistic kids likelier to wander off One-third of autistic kids likelier to wander off

Kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a tendency to wander away from an adult or caregiver,…


Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

A patient suffering from fatty liver disease is prone to an increased risk of heart disease as well…


Scientists unlock how breast cancer cells spread Scientists unlock how breast cancer cells spread

A team of researchers — including an Indian-origin scientist — has found that breast cancer…


Chemical Cocktail Turns Skin Cells Into Beating Heart Cells Chemical Cocktail Turns Skin Cells Into Beating Heart Cells

Scientists have long been fascinated by the ability of amphibians, such as newts and salamanders, to…


Feed Your Microbes Well, for Your Health Feed Your Microbes Well, for Your Health

  Everything you eat or drink affects your intestinal bacteria, and is likely to have an impact…


Vitamin stops the aging process of organs Vitamin stops the aging process of organs

Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is pretty amazing. It has already been shown in several studies to be effective…


'Secret' of youthful looks in ginger gene 'Secret' of youthful looks in ginger gene

Scientists say they have made a leap in knowing why some people retain their youthful looks while others…


Bangladesh at high risk of HIV/AIDS: Experts Bangladesh at high risk of HIV/AIDS: Experts

Although there is low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the country, Bangladesh is still at high risk of the…


Blood test for breast cancer ‘could be done at home’ Blood test for breast cancer ‘could be done at home’

Breast cancer patients may soon be offered a highly accurate blood test that can tell doctors whether…


Longer sitting hours ups heart attack risk Longer sitting hours ups heart attack risk

In the study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology, the researchers concluded that…


China: Obesity 'explosion' in rural youth, study warns China: Obesity 'explosion' in rural youth, study warns

Obesity has rapidly increased in young rural Chinese, a study has warned, because of socioeconomic changes.…


Salt can make energy storage devices better: study Salt can make energy storage devices better: study

Common table salt may prove to be a key ingredient in making better materials for energy storage devices,…


E-cigarettes may do more benefit than harm: Experts E-cigarettes may do more benefit than harm: Experts

A team of international tobacco control experts has found that use of e-cigarettes can reduce overall…


Study says diabetes can impair hearing Study says diabetes can impair hearing

Diabetes can damage the auditory system, new research has found, suggesting that clinicians should include…


21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO 21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO

As many as 21 countries, including six in the African region and four of India's neighbours - Bhutan,…

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