How screen-addict teen boys are risking bone health

A new study has linked weekend screen time to poorer bone health in teen boys.

Bones exhumed from slain ex-leader`s Burkina grave

Bones have been recovered from a grave believed to contain the remains of Burkina Faso`s assassinated ex-president Thomas Sankara, a lawyer for his family told AFP on Tuesday.

Declining mobility caused brittle bones in humans: Study

Rather than urbanisation or diet, rise of agriculture and fall in mobility has led to lighter, brittle bones among humans today, interesting research has found.

Neanderthal had different ear bones than modern humans: Study

A new study has revealed that Neanderthal ear bones were different from the modern humans.

Black tea substance may treat bone loss

Japanese researchers have found that a substance in black tea may be effective for treating osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle.

Whales can hear through their bones
Whales can hear through their bones

Using computer simulation of a fin whale head, scientists have discovered that the skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.

How vegans can get calcium

If you are a vegan and can't include milk in your diet, then calcium is one nutrient your body will miss. Try kale, orange or soy milk for a healthy calcium supply.

Health benefits of apricot

Apricot is the yellowish-orange fruit that belongs to the family of peaches, nectarines, plums and cherries. The fruit is easily available and can be consumed in both fresh as well as dried form. Fresh apricots contain a plenty supply of vitamin C.

Skull and bones found in Odisha's Ganjam district

A skull and bones, believed to belong to a four-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped about a fortnight ago, were seized from Santoshpur in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Wednesday.

Exercising three hours a week can help reduce arthritis pain

A new study has revealed that arthritis patients can beat their agonizing pain by exercising three hours a week.

Now, ultrasound can penetrate bones, metals
Now, ultrasound can penetrate bones, metals

In a major breakthrough, researchers have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bones and metals.

Only two bones identifiable in Mexico massacre: official

Mexico`s attorney general downplayed chances Monday of ever identifying charred remains attributed to the suspected massacre of 43 students, saying only two bones were salvageable for DNA tests.

Mindy Cohn to guest star on 'Bones'

'Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn has been tapped to guest star in Fox's 'Bones'. Cohn will play Daisy's New Age-focused doula, reported Entertainment Wise.

Beware! Cigarette substitutes bad for bones

Are you trying e-cigarettes or other nicotine replacement therapies to overcome addiction to cigarette smoking? Be warned, as they are not as safe as you might have assumed, said a study.

NASA Curiosity Rover photographs `bizarre` bone-like object on Mars

In an unusual incident, new images from NASA Mars Curiosity Rover have shown a presence of bone-like object on Mars, after dinosaurs and UFO sightings.

BP pills not the reason for falling, fracturing bones

A new study has recently revealed that people taking intensive blood pressure medication are not prone to falling and breaking bones.

Health Benefits of Yellow Summer Squash

This yellow-coloured mild and watery vegetable called the `Yellow Summer Squash` is in the form of squash which is different from the `yellow crookneck squash`.

Top five superfoods for strong bones

Our bones, which provide support for our bodies and help form our shape need to be taken care of as we age, particularly after the years of 30.

Nature-inspired stronger materials a game-changer?

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have created stronger, tougher materials that can be customised for a wide variety of applications - from body armour to automobile parts.

Feeling drowsy during the day? Check your bones

If you often feel sleepy during the day, chances are that your bones may also be fragile. Researchers have found that orexin proteins - blamed for spontaneous daytime sleepiness - also play a crucial role in bone formation.