The Delhi government has decided to issue a notification banning sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including "guktha, khaini and zarda" in the national capital Monday onwards.
Hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth, warns a new study.
While most people affected by the flu recover easily, children with a rare genetic mutation may fall so ill that they could end up in the hospital and even lose the battle against the influenza virus, suggests a new study.
Researchers have developed a wearable device for the visually-challenged people that can help them avoid a collision.
The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus may soon spread to the US, predicts a new study.
Scientists have developed a novel nanoparticle therapy that could speed up healing of all sorts of wounds, including everyday cuts and burns, surgical incisions and chronic skin ulcers.
A team of doctors here have developed a mobile application through which the health status of heart could be monitored at any time of the day by calculating the risks and giving recommendations on how to avert heart conditions in future.
The Ebola virus is not mutating as quickly as scientists had feared, which is good news for treating the disease and preventing its spread, a study showed Thursday.
An experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to effectively protect monkeys against the often-deadly virus, according to a study published Thursday.
Antibiotic consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67 percent between 2010 and 2030, and possibly endanger their effectiveness in humans, say Princeton University researchers, including one who is of Indian-origin.
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