Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:43
Out of an `abundance of caution`, a Long Island hospital has asked its 4,000 patients to get tested for a possible hepatitis and HIV infection because they believe that some people may have been exposed to the diseases via an insulin pen.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:59
In what could be a breakthrough for the millions worldwide suffering from age-related eye disorders, scientists have found that drugs could be successfully administered by eye drops rather than unpleasant and expensive eye injections.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 20:20
Researchers have described the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens or cancer.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 21:33
New research has shown relation between acupuncture use and physical processes that could alleviate sepsis - a condition that often develops in hospital ICU`s, springs from infection and inflammation.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 21:18
Air pollution has become a big menace and poses a serious threat to people`s health. The ever soaring levels of air pollution have led to an increase in reports of respiratory problems in metropolitan cities like Delhi.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 12:22
New research points towards leprosy, also known as Hansen`s disease, being one of the oldest human-specific infections, with roots likely stemming back millions of years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:51
In path-breaking research, scientists are developing a vaginal device containing `good` probiotic bacteria for the treatment of vaginal thrush.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:21
A new study has shown that chronic intake of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can protect critical immune tissue in the gut from the damaging effects of HIV infection.