How high altitude affects blood pressure
How high altitude affects blood pressure

  In a significant find, an expedition to Mount Everest by Italian researchers has shown for the first time that blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.

Low oxygen bad for breast cancer patients

Breast cancer cells, when exposed to low oxygen conditions, trigger the production of two proteins that make the cancer cells spread fast -- making the patient’s condition worse, a new paper has contended.

Now, test to predict altitude sickness

Scientists have developed the first test to predict who will develop altitude sickness.

New treatment helps people with spine injuries walk better

Researchers have discovered a promising new treatment that can help people suffering from spinal cord injuries walk better.

New treatment helps people with spine injuries walk better

Scientists have identified a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better.

High altitude sickness can be detected before physical symptoms appear

Researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to the appearance of physical symptoms.

Proteins that help brain tumours spread identified

Scientists have identified a molecular pathway that contributes to the ability of malignant glioma cells in a brain tumour to spread and invade previously healthy brain tissue.

Cancer drug has potential to treat diabetes

A new research has found that a cancer drug has the potential to treat diabetes.