People who have been lean all their lives are likely to live longer, while those with a heavy body shape from childhood to middle age have the highest mortality risk, a new study has found.
Climate change is likely to accelerate rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys.
A team of researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, has developed a new steroid treatment for children suffering from a life-threatening lung condition.
Researchers have recommended placing healthy food more visibly, attractively and conveniently so that your child can eat and stay healthy.
Researchers have discovered how hijacking a human immune molecule the Zika virus infection in pregnant women can stunt neonatal brain development, leading to babies born with abnormally small heads
Offering heart patients, who need to monitor their rapid or irregular heart beat, an easier solution, researchers have found promise in a palpitation tracking smartphone app that provides comparable performance
It is possible for us to intentionally forget past experiences by changing how we think about the context of those memories, says a study.
Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes
Beware! Gorging on red meat such as bacon, sausage, unsalted beef or pork on a daily basis can decrease your life, new research warns.
A newly developed smartphone game that tracks how the brain navigates may help scientists determine what goes wrong in the brain for people with dementia.
Scientists have for the first time shown that controlling cholesterol metabolism could reduce pancreatic cancer spread to other organs
Scientists have used a 'kidney on a chip' device to mimic the flow of medication through human kidneys, a technique that may lead to more precise dosing of drugs, including some toxic medicines used in ICU.
Dengue imposes a whopping $8.9 billion economic burden every year on 141 countries, a new study says.
Patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries, according to a new study.
A larger placenta during pregnancy could lead to larger bones in children, new research has found.
There is absolutely no truth or scientific reasons that the radiation from mobile towers has an adverse health impact on humans, the government said
Yoga along with aquatic exercises can have a positive influence on certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis like fatigue, depression and paresthesia, a significant study has found.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the tobacco industry must adhere to government rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs
Antibiotics are essential for fighting bacterial infection, but, paradoxically, they can also make the body more prone to infection and diarrohea by allowing gut pathogens to “breathe”, says a study.
Mothers who take flu vaccinations during pregnancy can significantly reduce the risk of their babies acquiring influenza during their first 6 months of life