Health benefits of dietary restriction decoded

Reduced food intake without causing malnutrition is associated with protection against many diseases and researchers from Harvard University have now discovered the mechanism that links dietary restriction with health benefits.

Infection alert in Delhi due to cold

Cold conditions prevailed and infection alert has been announced by doctors in the national capital.

Now, nanomimics to fight against malaria parasites
Now, nanomimics to fight against malaria parasites

Scientists have recently developed nanomimics that would help fight against the malaria parasites, it has been revealed.

Math can predict how body fights disease

Researchers, using mathematical models, have defined for the first time how powerfully immune cells respond to infection and disease.

Not all mosquitoes can transmit malaria
Not all mosquitoes can transmit malaria

 A genetic study has revealed that certain species of mosquitoes have evolved to better transmit malaria than even some of their close cousins.

Know why running is good for health!

Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health.  

Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people. Due to the illegal mining, the toxicity in the air increased, leading to the spread of diseases such as TB, specific types of cancer, and silicosis, which are directly linked to environmental pollution.

Zee Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP- part II

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people. Due to the illegal mining, the toxicity in the air increased, leading to the spread of diseases such as TB, specific types of cancer, and silicosis, which are directly linked to environmental pollution.

Flawed gene may curb heart attack risk by half

Rare mutations that shut down a single gene called NPC1L1 are linked to lower cholesterol levels and a 50 percent reduction in the risk of heart attack, says an Indian-origin cardiologist.

Single blood test to detect many types of cancer

Scientists have identified more than 800 markers in the blood of cancer patients that could lead to a single blood test for early detection of many types of cancer, according to new research.

Saliva may reveal deadly diseases early

Saliva has tremendous medical and scientific value and a simple saliva test could lead to early detection of diseases such as diabetes and cancer, and perhaps neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases, a research shows.

Global infection outbreaks, unique diseases rising since 1980

The number of infectious disease outbreaks and the number of unique illnesses causing them appear to be increasing around the globe, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Depression and ageing linked to single gene

A group of researchers from Germany and the US has found that both ageing and depression are associated with changes in a single gene.

Virus threat may make amphibians disappear
Virus threat may make amphibians disappear

A team of European researchers has found that viruses are causing severe diseases and mass deaths in many amphibians including frogs and salamanders.

Retina protein could prevent blindness

A protein found in the retina plays an essential role in the function and survival of light-sensing cells that are required for vision, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have found.

Smoking ganja at early age hits immune system in adulthood

A new research has revealed that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to immune-related diseases in adulthood.

Men have 400 more active genes in muscles than women

Scientists have found that men have approximately 400 more active genes in their skeletal muscle than women.

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Flood-ravaged Kashmir was once heaven on Earth

Flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir was once heaven on Earth.