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Avian influenza treatments identified

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:30

In a novel discovery, scientists have identified six potential therapeutics to treat the deadly H7N9 avian influenza.

New high-tech glasses help doctors `see` cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 21:55

Scientists have developed new high-tech glasses that may help surgeons visualise cancer cells which glow blue when viewed through the eye-wear.

Discovery may lead to new drugs for osteoporosis

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 17:31

Scientists have found that activating a biological pathway may help stimulate bone growth.

20% of women with ovarian cancer inherit predisposition to disease

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 15:39

A new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has estimated that one in five women with ovarian cancer inherit genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease.

New breakthrough brings malaria drugs closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 11:55

An Indian origin researcher has found that a form of malaria, which is common in India, Southeast Asia and South America, attacks human red blood cells by clamping down on the cells with a pair of proteins.

One-on-one `baby talk` helps grow toddlers` vocabulary

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 16:01

The more words babies hear the faster their vocabulary grows, it has been revealed.

Substance abuse far higher in mentally ill

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 12:02

Smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than among those in the general population, says a new paper.

How humans take difficult decisions decoded

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:11

Heads or tails? Random fluctuations in the brain determine how we make decisions when faced with two equally appealing options, scientists say.

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