Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:02
In a significant step towards improving the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA), scientists in India are developing a portable and affordable diagnostic kit, a lab-on-a-chip, that could be used by untrained health workers.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:49
A team of researchers has found 108 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, a finding that may lead to innovations in treating the psychiatric disorder.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:11
Aakriti Gupta, an Indian-origin researcher at the Yale School of Medicine, has found that women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:31
A new cell study has mapped one of the most important proteins in cell division that has a fundamental process in life and the development of cancer, which might also help fight against it.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:18
In a piece of good news after the sad announcement a few days ago about HIV virus rebounding in the "Mississippi Baby", scientists have uncovered two new cases of HIV patients in whom the virus has become undetectable.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:53
A recent study has proved that 60 percent of the risk for developing autism is caused by genetics and a major portion of that risk is caused by inherited variant genes that are common in the population and present in individuals without the disorder.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:41
Researchers have identified a critical gene that could help clinicians distinguish fibroadenomas cases from breast cancer. Fibroadenomas is the most common benign breast tumour in women of reproductive age.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 11:24
One person dies every six hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise in the incidence of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:00
A new study has revealed that even the daily low-dose of aspirin might be harmful for some heart patients due to a common genetic variation.