Germs could play a role in the development of Type-1 diabetes by triggering the body's immune system to destroy the cells that produce insulin, suggests new research.
Researchers have found that snoring can adversely affect children's thinking abilities.
Running barefoot is better than running with shoes for your working memory which refers to our ability to recall and process information, according to a study.
Scientists have developed an algorithm for portable devices such as that can warn epileptic sufferers of an upcoming seizure with 20 minutes notice.
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep - the phase where dreams appear - plays a key role in memory formation, a new study in mice has found.
Lactose insensitivity is a very common reason for digestive problems, here is what you can do.
Ebola virus can persist in the semen of survivors of the epidemic for up to nine months after their recovery, said a new study.
Scientists in the UK have discovered a protein which helps embryos stick to the womb and improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages and pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure.
If you are trying to improve memory or offset the risk for developing memory loss or Alzheimer's disease, regular practice of yoga and meditation could be a simple, safe and low-cost solution to improving brain fitness, new research suggests.
Are you suffering from depression? If yes, then your teenage kid may be prone to higher risk-taking and rule-breaking behaviour that can make them rebellious and disobedient, says a study.
People who have low levels of a fat hormone might be more prone to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms if they are exposed to a traumatic event, new research suggests.
Employees who feel fairly treated at workplace are more likely to be healthy, have an active lifestyle and go the extra mile for their organisation, a new study has found.
While the full moon does not make kids hyperactive - as commonly believed - it may decrease their sleep time by five minutes on an average, says a study.
A team of researchers, including an Indian-American scientist, has found that the major reason cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumours.
A drug that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.
An experimental malaria vaccine has been found to protect a small number of healthy people from infection for more than one year after immunisation, says a study.
Consumption of soft drinks by mothers during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of high body mass index (BMI) leading to being overweight in infants.
Mothers-to-be please take note! Excessive use of anti-depressants during pregnancy may lengthen the umbilical cord, exposing the foetus to a lack of oxygen and other health problems, new research warns.
As deteriorating air quality can lead to increase in asthma cases, health experts have suggested salt room therapy as highly beneficial in the treatment of the respiratory illness.