Now, robotic leg with a natural gait

Scientists are developing a new computer-controlled bionic leg that can help amputees walk more `naturally`.

Blood cancer drug may stop spread of breast cancer

A drug used to treat blood cancers may also stop the spread of invasive breast cancer, scientists have found.

Sleep apnea can increase risk of sudden cardiac death

A new research has found that a moderate case of obstructive sleep apnea can significantly increase a person`s risk for sudden cardiac death.

Nicotine lozenges help smokeless tobacco users kick the habit

Smokeless tobacco users who had no intention to quit changed their minds or significantly cut back on the habit when given nicotine lozenges or tobacco-free snuff in a new study.

A molecule that suppress liver tumours

A key molecule identified as IQGAP1 can suppress growth of liver tumours by altering the micro-environment against cancer cells, reveals a new finding.

Cardiac disease linked with faltering brain risk

Cardiac disease is linked with higher risk of mental impairment involving language, thinking and judgment, particularly among women with heart disease, a US study shows.

Enzyme involved in deadly brain tumours identified

Scientists have discovered that a naturally occurring enzyme promotes survival of malignant brain tumour cells.

Aerobic exercises can benefit your brain: Study

According to a new research any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

Gut probe can spot deadly pancreatic cancer

Physicians can now spot pancreatic cancer by simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine.

Obesity epidemic behind rheumatoid arthritis

Obesity epidemic may be linked with the rising incidence of rheumatoid arthritis, a painful condition which causes inflammation of the joints, especially among women, says a study.

US scientists head to Mount Everest for research

A team of American scientists and researchers flew to the Mount Everest region to study the effects of high altitude on humans.

Fruit flies get kidney stones too

Researchers have discovered that fruit flies get kidney stones just like us - a breakthrough that may hold the key to treat the condition in humans.

Less sleep may lead to weight gain

A new study found that those who slept less didn’t burn additional calories.