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Nutrient deprivation may kill kidney cancer cells Nutrient deprivation may kill kidney cancer cells

Depriving cancer cells of a certain nutrient can effectively kill them, according to a new study which…


Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered

When a person breaks out into hives, the annoying rash is usually blamed on skin care products, new…


8.2 million people die of caner every year 8.2 million people die of caner every year

The World Cancer Day is being observed today (Thursday) in the country as elsewhere across the globe…


Zika: WHO declares global emergency Zika: WHO declares global emergency

A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring…


Two vector-borne diseases that pass from mother to child Two vector-borne diseases that pass from mother to child

The US researchers have identified two life-threatening vector-borne diseases that can be passed from…


Men with autism have different brain connections Men with autism have different brain connections

London: Men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have subtle differences in a part of the brain crucial…


Size does matter when it comes to animal brains Size does matter when it comes to animal brains

A mammal's brain size predicts its problem-solving ability, says a study.   Species with large…


Zika virus could become 'explosive pandemic' Zika virus could become 'explosive pandemic'

US scientists have urged the World Health Organisation to take urgent action over the Zika virus, which…


Smokers Who Quit 15 Years Ago Still At High Lung Cancer Risk Smokers Who Quit 15 Years Ago Still At High Lung Cancer Risk

New York:  People who kicked the butt as long as 15 years ago are still at high risk for lung cancer…


WHO cautions against MERS WHO cautions against MERS

The United Nations health agency cautioned South-East Asia States on Sunday to remain vigilant against…


Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities

The Rio de Janeiro authorities have announced plans to prevent the spread of the Zika virus during the…


Zika virus travel warnings spread to Africa and Oceania Zika virus travel warnings spread to Africa and Oceania

Travel warnings to pregnant women have been extended to eight more countries or territories amid concerns…


Irregular heartbeat 'riskier for women' Irregular heartbeat 'riskier for women'

Having an irregular heartbeat poses a greater health risk to women than men, a review of 30 studies,…


Baby Born in Hawaii With Zika Virus Baby Born in Hawaii With Zika Virus

A baby born in an Oahu hospital has tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus.   Health…


Obesity linked with blood clots in kids, juveniles Obesity linked with blood clots in kids, juveniles

Obesity has an association with the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents,…

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