A new study has found that eating plant-based vegetarian diets, especially vegan diets can significantly help lower the levels of cholesterol which is known to increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
A team of researchers are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that might help detect melanoma skin cancer early.
A team of US scientists has developed a new eye test that noninvasively scans the retina and help detect beta-amyloid protein, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
The study has revealed that teenagers, who are at an increased risk of obesity, have progressively less neural activity in circuits of the brain that support self-regulation and attention.
In the study, 398 non-asthmatic adults with acute chest infections but no evidence of pneumonia and not requiring immediate antibiotic treatment were randomly split into two groups.
FASD increases the risk of developing physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities.
Scientists from Duke University in the US have discovered that a gene variant which affects cholesterol levels could increase the risk of contracting typhoid fever.
Do you find yourself grumpy and less alert in the afternoon hours as opposed to the morning hours?
A team of researchers have found that contact in sports like soccer, basketball and field hockey may lead to greater effect on the brain of young and healthy athletes.
The electronic skin has better trackers, greater flexibility, smaller size and the ability to stick the self-adhesive patch just about anywhere on the body.
Nearly eight out of every 1,000 children worldwide are born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), which increases their risk of developing physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities, according to researchers.
Take heart, having strong and intimate friendships during adolescence may help improve several aspects of mental health such as anxiety, social acceptance, self-worth and symptoms of depression, researchers say.
The capsules not only reduce the consumption of packaging material, they are also easier to use than conventional plastic containers.
Vitamin C encourages faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to die, claims the study.
$417 million is the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the US.
Sky gazers were hoping for clear skies to enhance the experience and they were not disappointed as millions flocked to different locations across the United States to enjoy this 'once in a lifetime opportunity'.
The epidemic has spread rapidly because of the deterioration in hygienic and sanitary conditions and the disruption of water supply in the country, which has suffered an armed conflict since 2014, the WHO said.
The woman, named Rocio Cortes Nunez, also has two other daughters aged three and four.
Tuberculosis (TB) is thought to have affected more than one million children under 15 worldwide in 2015. Diagnosis of TB in children can be challenging, partly due to insensitive tests and non-specific symptoms.
The researchers compared the number of deaths that might be prevented as a result of three of the most widely discussed recommendations for screening mammography.
Bikash Hazarika from Assam is suffering from this rare condition in which he is unable to walk and experiences extreme pain on a daily basis.
The study showed that sugars can act as anti-biofilm agents, which is the first example of carbohydrates in human milk having this function.
In addition to finding that current smokers were 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when pack prices went up by a dollar, researchers showed that there was a three per cent overall reduction in smoking risk.
Nomophobia may serve as an indicator of a social disorder or phobia for individuals with a strong dependency on communication through virtual environments, research suggested.
The data collected by cardiologists also shows the link between breast cancer and cholesterol levels.
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