Canadian researchers have discovered how cancer cells become invisible to the body's immune system which may help in developing immune biomarkers that can potentially stop the disease in its tracks.
Chikungunya and dengue are taking the toll on Delhi and a few other cities across the country, with at least five deaths due to the vector-borne disease reported in the last two days.
asto Deal, an online shopping portal in Nepal, recently introduced a menstrual leave policy for female employees who face debilitating period pains every month. Is period leave a wondrous example of new-age, gender-sensitive HR practice?
A new potent anti-HIV drug may effectively prevent vaginal and oral transmission of the deadly virus, scientists have shown in animal models.
Here is why you should check before buying the fish. However, the fish farming industry is plagued with the problems of pollution, disease and inferior nutritional quality.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) considered a cardiovascular disease risk factor, is often not detected in post-menopausal women, a recent study has revealed.
Coffee lovers can now rejoice because drinking moderate amounts of coffee may have more benefits than risks in adults, a new study has found.
About one in every nine men, and one in 30 women in the US may experience sudden cardiac death, most before age 70, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with AIIMS, will conduct a survey to compile estimates of those involved in drug abuse.
Researchers say they have identified a protein that acts as a powerful protectant against free radicals which cause cell damage and death, ageing and disease.
Paracetamol, a common drug used extensively during pregnancy, maybe linked with autism spectrum as well as attention-related and hyperactivity symptoms in newborns, the first-of-its-kind study has found.
Holding 'walking meetings' at work instead of conventional seated ones just once a week may increase the physical activity levels of white-collar workers by 10 minutes, a new study has found.
One in eight women and one in ten men are infertile, yet nearly half of them have not sought medical help, according to a new study.
Researchers have developed a new, non-invasive method which can kill cancer cells in two hours, an advance that may significantly help people with inoperable or hard-to-reach tumours, as well as young children stricken with the deadly disease.
Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus have significantly increased the demand for abortions in Latin American countries, a new study has found.
With non-communicable diseases (NCDs) claiming nearly five million lives in India every year, the Centre today said yoga can help control these diseases and that the ancient Indian practice is being encouraged as an integral part of their prevention and management.
There are many hidden ingredients in your food that consist of solutions laced with bugs, dead insects, animal slime, vomit and faeces.
Constantly exposing your face to the light and radiation from smartphones like taking selfies may damage your skin, speeding up ageing and promoting wrinkles.
A deficiency in the amount of vitamin D in the body may lead to high risk of chronic kidney diseases, especially in children, says a new study.
The Supreme Court will hear PILs challenging three government notifications declaring nilgais, wild animals and Rhesus monkeys as vermin, thereby paving the way for their hunting and killing in Bihar, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh for one year.