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Facebook to keep wraps on political ads data despite researchers' demands

Facebook to keep wraps on political ads data despite researchers' demands

Facebook said it would not disclose information about political campaign advertising or related data such as how many users click on ads and if advertising messages are consistent across demographics, despite arguments from political scientists who want the data for research.

Obese patients have higher risk of infection after heart bypass surgery

Obese patients have higher risk of infection after heart bypass surgery

A new study has found that patients with obesity have much higher risk of developing an infection soon after heart bypass surgery.

Petrol sniffing may reduce growth of children, says study

Petrol sniffing may reduce growth of children, says study

A new study has warned that petrol-sniffing may reduce the growth of children permanently and there is no way to catch up even after they stop sniffing.

Diarrhoea can actually make you healthy

Diarrhoea can actually make you healthy

In a new study, investigators explore the immune mechanism that drives diarrhea, concluding that it does play a critical role in pathogen clearance in the early stages of infection.

New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

Australian researchers have developed a new method for finding participants in clinical trials of lung cancer drugs, it was announced on Wednesday.

Researchers discover 2-D magnet for first time

Researchers discover 2-D magnet for first time

The findings, published this week in the journal Nature, demonstrate that magnetic properties can exist even in the 2-D realm, opening a world of potential applications, as magnetic materials form the basis of technologies that play increasingly pivotal roles in our lives today

Investigational vaccine may protect monkeys from HIV-like virus: Study

Investigational vaccine may protect monkeys from HIV-like virus: Study

Researchers from Duke University Medical Center in Durham said the improved vaccine added three more targets to a human vaccine candidate that showed a promise.

Women more likely to get anxious by ISIS threats: Study

Resilience is defined mainly as a resource aimed at dealing with a current threat, while optimism is defined as a resource related to future outcomes, they said.

Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Most large urban areas tend to have only one air quality monitor for every 100 to 200 square miles. 

Researchers come up with new AI-based programme to predict patient's lifespan

Researchers come up with new AI-based programme to predict patient's lifespan

The new AI machine looks at images of their organs and predicts with 69 percent accuracy.

This new app may improve lives of dementia patients!

This new app may improve lives of dementia patients!

Dementia is a group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with daily functioning.

Researchers identify genetic weapon that can fight against bowel cancer

Researchers identify genetic weapon that can fight against bowel cancer

The treatment works best for each genetic signature so that cancer treatments can be personalised to beat the disease, said the researchers.

Researchers create artificial designer viruses to help fight cancer

Researchers create artificial designer viruses to help fight cancer

These designer viruses alert the immune system and cause it to send killer cells to help fight the tumour.

This is why dieting may not help you to lose weight!

This is why dieting may not help you to lose weight!

Researchers said that human bodies tend to compensate by sparing energy, limiting the number of calories that we burn and hence affect our weight loss regimen.

Researchers find antibody to kill cancer cells

Researchers find antibody to kill cancer cells

The antibody can precisely target regulatory T cells which in turn unleash the immune system to kill cancer cells. 

This new vaccine strategy may prevent HIV infection in monkeys!

This new vaccine strategy may prevent HIV infection in monkeys!

A team of researchers have come up with a new revolutionary vaccine strategy that can prevent HIV infection and the development of AIDS in monkeys.

This new blood test predicts prostate cancer more accurate than PSA

This new blood test predicts prostate cancer more accurate than PSA

Researchers have demonstrated that a new blood test, known as IsoPSA, can detect prostate cancer more accurately than current tests in two crucial measures.

This enzyme tablet may help relief symptoms of gluten intolerance

This enzyme tablet may help relief symptoms of gluten intolerance

Researchers found that taking this enzyme tablet while consuming foods containing gluten also prevents a significant amount of it from entering the small intestine.

Cotton buds may cause minor to severe injury to the ear

Cotton buds may cause minor to severe injury to the ear

Researchers have warned that using cotton buds to clean ears may seem harmless, but they can cause minor to severe injury to the ear.

This new device can generate power from polluted air!

This new device can generate power from polluted air!

Researchers have developed a device which, when exposed to light, can purify air and at the same time generate power as well.