Cure for rheumatoid arthritis found in genes

Rheumatoid arthritis, which afflicts nearly one crore people in India and affects the young and the old alike, is not merely a physical disability but also affects the human life span.

How the gym boosts brain, not brawn, power

You all are aware of the plethora of health benefits that regular exercise brings. Now add enhanced intelligence to that list.

Healthy eating does cost you more: Study

A diet of the healthiest food costs about $1.50 (1.10 euros) more per person per day than the least healthiest, according to a survey of 10 wealthy and middle-income countries published on Thursday.

Extinct human relatives interbred with mystery species

An extinct human relative interbred with a mystery human species, according to a new study.

Coronary heart disease cure in diabetics comes closer to reality

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genetic variant that is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetic patients.

Genetic evidence reveals origin of India`s caste system

A recent study has revealed that the present caste system persisting in the Indian population is the result of a recent population mixture among divergent demographic groups.

New tests can detect Alzheimer`s years before symptoms appear

A combination of brain scans and memory tests can spot the earliest stages of Alzheimer`s, helping those who are at a risk of developing the condition.

Statins` benefits outweigh side effects

A new study suggests that statins causes fewer side effects.

Antioxidants may not help protect against stroke and dementia

Contrary to previous research, a new study has revealed that the total level of antioxidants in people`s diets may not help reduce their risk of developing stroke or dementia.

Multivitamins can lower cancer risk: Study

Taking multivitamin pill a day can lower the risk of cancer, according to a study.

Indo-American leads new ways to treat colon cancer

Genetic vulnerabilities could lead to powerful new treatments for colon cancer.

Chinese herbal extract may help curb binge drinking

An extract of the Chinese herb kudzu dramatically reduces drinking and may be useful in the treatment of alcoholism and curbing binge drinking.

Apples, onions, oranges `can prevent blood clots`

A team have found that a chemical found in apples, oranges and onions could prevent blood clot formation in the arteries and veins.