How body clock governs female fertility

Treating infertility in women may soon have a new approach as researchers have now identified the biological clock that governs female fertility.

Molecule that causes rheumatoid arthritis discovered

Japanese researchers have identified one of the substances that cause rheumatoid arthritis, an unprecedented finding that could eventually lead to a cure for the disease, media reported Friday.

How to prevent brain damage after trauma

A treatment to prevent the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries, a study co-authored by an Indian origin researcher has found.

How a rare pathogen could infect the healthiest of people

A unique evolutionary trait in a rare pathogen called Cryptococcus gattii allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a mechanism that neutralises the body's immune response against it, a study showed.

An App to keep doctor at bay

An App could soon ensure that people affected by motor neuron disease (MND) get access to specialist care and support when they need it and prevent unnecessary trips to doctor.

Junior Bachchan takes family selfie on Amitabh's birthday
Junior Bachchan takes family selfie on Amitabh's birthday

In between all the hectic schedules of promoting "Happy New Year", actor Abhishek Bachchan made time to take a rare family selfie of the Bachchan family on his father Amitabh's 72nd birthday Saturday.

How binge drinking harms the liver

An Indian-origin researcher has identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatment for alcohol-related liver diseases.

Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues

Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart tissue.

New study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balanceNew study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balance

In a new study, scientists have shed light on the role of our feet in maintaining our body's balance.

Gene key to slow ageing process identified

In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated in key organ systems.

Not salt but high BMI triggers hyper-tension

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) first as a new study indicates sodium intake has less impact on overall health than previously thought.

Amitabh Bachchan sick, KBC shoot delayed
Amitabh Bachchan sick, KBC shoot delayed

The weather seems to have taken a toll on the health of megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Leonardo DiCaprio wants physique like David Beckham's?
Leonardo DiCaprio wants physique like David Beckham's?

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly wants to flaunt a physique like that of former soccer star David Beckham.

Yoga can fight off obesity!

Most of us are suffering from health risks due to the sedentary life style and the busy daily routine that allows us to dedicate very less or no time for physical activity. The most common problem that we see today is obesity.

`Killer` immune cells destroy body cancer

A new research has suggested that immune cells, known as natural killer cells could help in hunting down and kill cancers that have spread in the body.

Mice study reveals link between `lead` and obesity

A new study on mice shows that exposure to `lead` through their mothers could cause obesity.

Body, health myths exposed

From drinking eight glasses of water everyday to eating food before going to bed helps in storing fat are some of the health guidelines that doctors suggest time and again, but experts bust such health and body myths that has been the part of our lifestyle since ages.

Myanmar jailing of reporters sends `wrong message`: US

The United States has condemned tough jail terms handed down on five Myanmar journalists for publishing a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory.

Tips to lead a healthier life

Leading a healthy life doesn’t only mean going to the gym and working out. It further means to take care of your body and make easy to manage healthy choices in day to day life. Our body is our physical shell that will take us through the various phases of life.

Sidharth Malhotra`s weighty dilemma?

From boy-next-door to the grey-shade-guy, Sidharth Malhotra has done it all and how! The actor who is still finding his roots in the industry, has already embarked on a journey less travelled by other newcomers. Sidharth is opting for roles that don`t fall in the `typical` hero category.