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Drink less to keep your heart healthy

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:01

Reducing the amount of alcoholic beverages consumed, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, may promote cardiovascular health, according to a new study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Brain `geotags` memories with spatial information

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 11:54

A new study has shown how spatial information is incorporated into memories and why remembering an experience can quickly bring to mind other events that happened in the same place.

Scientists use dogs to help sniff out ovarian cancer

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 15:54

Scientists have turned to an old-fashioned technique to help sniff out cancer.

Docs can safely treat alcoholism, PTSD together: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 15:59

Despite fears that exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) would worsen alcoholism, a new study found that doctors can safely treat both conditions at the same time.

Scientists design variant of main painkiller receptor

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 18:22

Scientists have developed a variant of a major painkiller receptor that can be grown in large quantities in bacteria and is also water-soluble, enabling experiments and applications that had previously been very challenging or impossible.

Even two-year-old kids understand grammar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 19:07

Children as young as two years old understand basic grammar rules when they first learn to speak and are not simply imitating adults, a new study has claimed.

Promising new target for Parkinson`s disease identified

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 14:02

Researchers including one of Indian origin have identified a novel target for treating Parkinson`s disease.

Proteins that can enhance memory in Alzheimer`s found

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 13:58

Offering hope to Parkinson`s and Alzheimer`s victims, scientists have identified key molecules that can convert short-term memories into long-term ones and can be a target for memory-enhancing drugs.

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