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How brain connects memories across time How brain connects memories across time

Using a miniature microscope that opens a window into the brain, UCLA neuroscientists have identified…


WHO finds dramatic rise in global life expectancy WHO finds dramatic rise in global life expectancy

New data show life expectancy rose by five years between 2000 and 2015, the fastest increase since the…


Asian-American Adults are the Healthiest Asian-American Adults are the Healthiest

Asian-American adults are the healthiest, both physically and psychologically, in the United States,…


Blindness in US to double by 2050: study Blindness in US to double by 2050: study

Prevalence in visual impairment and blindness is expected to double over the next 35 years in the US,…


South Korea launches ice cream that can cure hangovers South Korea launches ice cream that can cure hangovers

South Koreans, Asia’s biggest per capita alcohol consumers, can now soothe themselves after a…


The boy with the 6 inch TAIL: Rare birth defect mean baby is dubbed 'little monkey' by his family The boy with the 6 inch TAIL: Rare birth defect mean baby is dubbed 'little monkey' by his family

A baby boy in China born with a 6 inch tail due to a birth defect has finally had it removed.  …


Awareness reduce diabetic leg amputations Awareness reduce diabetic leg amputations

Better access to health services and more awareness of diabetes are being hailed for a 70 per cent decrease…


Brain function could be disrupted by long-term use of antibiotics Brain function could be disrupted by long-term use of antibiotics

Treatments involving long-term use of antibiotics have the potential to disrupt brain functions, suggests…


Fifteen babies a day in UK are stillborn or die within month of birth Fifteen babies a day in UK are stillborn or die within month of birth

Fifteen babies are dying every day in the UK from stillbirth, during labour or within four weeks of…


5:2 diet no better than cutting calories, study finds 5:2 diet no better than cutting calories, study finds

The popular 5:2 diet, when you eat normally for five days and heavily restrict your intake for two,…


Aspirin Reduces Further Risk After Mini-Stroke Aspirin Reduces Further Risk After Mini-Stroke

Taking aspirin immediately after minor strokes could substantially reduce the risk of major strokes…


Mechanism that reduces effect of cocaine on brain discovered Mechanism that reduces effect of cocaine on brain discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain,…


'Sunscreen' gene may help protect against skin cancer 'Sunscreen' gene may help protect against skin cancer

The researchers found that the "UV radiation Resistance Associated Gene" is a tumor suppressor…


FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for bladder cancer that harnesses the body's immune…


New eyeglasses to help people with severe vision loss New eyeglasses to help people with severe vision loss

Researchers have designed new eyeglasses using high-power prisms to optimally expand the visual fields…


Ebola can persist nine months after recovery: study Ebola can persist nine months after recovery: study

Ebola virus can persist in the semen of survivors for up to nine months after their recovery, a new…


Mothers with gestational diabetes ups body fat in babies Mothers with gestational diabetes ups body fat in babies

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes are likely to have more body fat at two months after…


Calcium pills may put elderly women at heart attack risk Calcium pills may put elderly women at heart attack risk

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may prevent bone fractures in elderly women but the net benefits…


New target brings HIV vaccine one step closer New target brings HIV vaccine one step closer

HIV is a really hard virus to beat, but a team of researchers say they are a step closer to a vaccine.…


Don’t make any decisions on an empty stomach Don’t make any decisions on an empty stomach

Decisions are best taken when you are full. Researchers have found that the hormone ghrelin-released…


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…

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