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New technique can diagnose cancer more accurately

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 15:24

Scientists have developed a new technique that can diagnose cancer with a high degree of accuracy.

Avoid bacon and gorge on fish for better sperm count!

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 19:03

A new study has revealed that men should pass on bacon and other processed meats, and consume more fish to have a better chance at starting a family, since the latter improves the sperm count.

Doctors drastically overprescribe antibiotics for sore throats, bronchitis

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:09

A new analysis has found that doctors prescribe antibiotics to a vast majority of people who see them for sore throats or acute bronchitis, despite the fact that only a small percentage of them should be given the drugs.

Soon, sprayable coffee to give caffeine junkies their daily fix

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 14:08

A Harvard researcher has developed a spray that will give you your much needed caffeine fix without having to drink it.

People living longer, staying healthier: Study

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:25

Due to medical advances, people are not only living longer, they are also enjoying a healthier old age, Harvard researchers including one of Indian origin have found.

US study links pollution to autism risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 16:00

Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of air pollution were twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in low pollution areas, a US study said on Tuesday.

Newly discovered hormone may aid diabetes treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 20:45

Harvard researchers have discovered a hormone in fat cells that helps regulate how blood glucose is controlled and metabolised in the liver, paving way for new treatments for diabetes.

Now, `artificial spleen` to treat blood infections

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 15:57

Harvard scientists have developed a new `artificial spleen` to treat bloodstream infections - leading cause of death in critically ill patients and soldiers injured in combat.

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