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Certain heart medication may help cancer patients

Certain drugs taken to improve heart health may also have anti-cancer properties, says a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US.

Aug 24, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

New genes behind low birth weight, adult shortness and diabetes identified

An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight – three of those regions influence adult metabolism, and appear to affect longer-term outcomes such as adult height, risk of type 2 diabetes and adult blood pressure.

Dec 03, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

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