A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk.
Ghana`s President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called for the easing of restrictions on West African nations fighting Ebola, saying "panic" measures had led to isolation and undermined the battle against the disease.
The debilitating psychiatric illness schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders - each with its own set of symptoms, new research indicates.
A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer.
For people with mild hyper-tension, encouraging lifestyle changes should be the first line of recommendations for physicians rather than putting them on drugs, suggest experts.
Researchers have found that the learning and memory components of disorder neurofibromatosis (NF1), a genetic disease, are distinct features that are likely to need different treatment approaches.
In a ray of hope for people suffering from autism, researchers have discovered neuron populations in a region of the mouse brain that controls whether the animal engages in social behaviour or asocial repetitive self-grooming behaviour.
Scientists today claimed to have developed a novel method of keeping a cancer-triggering protein dormant, giving a ray of hope to thousands of patients who die from the fatal disease every year.
Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye or eye flu can be treated at home at the early stages with just a little care.
A cure is now in sight for the dangerous eye disease glaucoma, which is a leading cause of irreversible blindness, says a new study.
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