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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,…


A banana a day may keep blindness away A banana a day may keep blindness away

  If you love apples, so also love the humble banana. Eating a banana daily is likely to boost…


Living around green spaces checks diabetes, BP Living around green spaces checks diabetes, BP

A 5-10 minute walk in your neighbourhood park can elevate your oxygen levels but if you aim for overall…


Why Flu Is Worse in the Elderly Why Flu Is Worse in the Elderly

A new Yale-led study suggests that death from influenza virus in older people may be primarily caused…


Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solve Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solve

A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally…


Believe it or not, even daily-use products can make you fat Believe it or not, even daily-use products can make you fat

Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products can lead to an increase in body fat which may pose…


Loneliness, isolation may increase risk of heart disease, stroke: Study Loneliness, isolation may increase risk of heart disease, stroke: Study

Loneliness and social isolation may increase the risk of having a stroke or developing heart disease,…


Mapping neurons to improve the treatment of Parkinson's Mapping neurons to improve the treatment of Parkinson's

Because billions of neurons are packed into our brain, the neuronal circuits that are responsible for…


Greenery Linked to Longer Lifespan in Women: Study Greenery Linked to Longer Lifespan in Women: Study

Living among plants could help women live longer, according to a new study.   Writing in the journal…


Moving, electrically 'silent' source initiates brain waves Moving, electrically 'silent' source initiates brain waves

Brain waves that spread through the hippocampus are initiated by a method not seen before -- a possible…


Zika virus: 2.2 billion people in 'at risk' areas Zika virus: 2.2 billion people in 'at risk' areas

More than two billion people live in parts of the world where the Zika virus can spread, detailed maps…


WHO launches new strategy to end leprosy WHO launches new strategy to end leprosy

World Health Organisation today launched a new global strategy for leprosy calling for stronger commitments…


Aspirin pills may reduce bile duct cancer risk


Aspirin pills may reduce bile duct cancer risk

A team of current and former Mayo Clinic researchers has discovered that aspirin use is associated with…


Low-fat diet can cut breast cancer risk: Study Low-fat diet can cut breast cancer risk: Study

A diet containing low-fat food items is likely to aid women in their postmenopausal phase to keep away…


Revolutionary Cardiac Patch Could Mend a Broken Heart Revolutionary Cardiac Patch Could Mend a Broken Heart

Have you ever had a broken heart? Now there’s a way to fix that... but perhaps not in the way…


Study found 74.8% tobacco products sold without pictorial warnings Study found 74.8% tobacco products sold without pictorial warnings

According to a study conducted by thirteen anti-tobacco organizations has found that around 74.8 percent…


Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours' Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'

A fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with…


Health official: Zika not worry now for pregnant women in US Health official: Zika not worry now for pregnant women in US

A top public health official says there's been no local transmission of the Zika (ZEE'-kuh)…


Common painkiller may hamper our ability to notice errors Common painkiller may hamper our ability to notice errors

A common and effective painkiller, acetaminophen, may impede the brain’s ability to detect errors,…

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