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Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor: Everything on condition

Revelation comes after a few weeks, when he had said that he has a “rare disease” and will open up about it soon.

16 Mar 2018 5:35 PM

Genes that make elephants resistant to cancer also found in humans

The study says that since all vertebrates evolved from a common ancestor, humans also have these anti-cancer genes.

10 Mar 2018 12:51 PM

Find why Spanish flu is deadlier than World War I

The geographic origin of the epidemic is not certain and no samples remain for further study.

09 Mar 2018 1:50 PM

Novel antibody suppresses HIV in monkeys: study

The findings may inform strategies that attempt to achieve sustained, drug-free viral remission in people living with HIV.

05 Mar 2018 6:44 PM

Vampire bat's blood-only diet 'a big evolutionary win'

Recent research has shown that D. rotundus can recognise individual humans by their breathing sounds.

20 Feb 2018 6:56 PM


Inito launches portable diagnostic device

The report highlights that this affordable device uses a patent-pending imaging technology

15 Feb 2018 3:53 PM

Study shows vaping may boost pneumonia risk

Researchers notice sharp increase in the amount of bacteria sticking to airway cells after e-cigarette exposure.

08 Feb 2018 9:36 AM

Grape-derived compounds may help treat depression, says study

According to experts, grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression.

05 Feb 2018 8:38 AM

Pay attention to your gut

IBD symptoms vary, depending on the severity of inflammation and where it occurs.

05 Feb 2018 7:11 AM

Mystic Mantra: Meditation as medication for stress

As we perfect our medications, we can maintain a calm state of mind in the midst of turmoil and strife.

09 Jan 2018 12:46 AM


Enzyme that could stop Ebola virus from spreading identified

The virus uses the host factor enzyme PP2A-B56 to start producing proteins.

30 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Too much of video gaming to be named mental disorder: WHO

Inclusion means health care workers and doctors can now diagnose someone with the condition.

27 Dec 2017 9:14 AM

Find out why exercise slows down Parkinson's disease

Study shows exercise may slow down Parkinson's disease by turning on protective gene DJ-1, preventing abnormal protein formation in brain.

26 Dec 2017 9:31 AM

Woman who smells Parkinson's will help scientists create first diagnostic test

Joy describes Parkinson’s smell to be very thick and musky.

19 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

New breathalyser test for drugs developed

Exhaled breath contains particles carrying non-volatile substances.

09 Dec 2017 1:01 PM


Houseflies spread disease in humans: study

Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they carry hundreds of different species of harmful bacteria and may help to spread disease.

25 Nov 2017 1:05 PM

Soon, better performing disease-resistant apples

A new wave of scab-resistant apples has been developed and tested as part of a cooperative breeding program.

15 Nov 2017 12:55 PM

This man gave away $50 million for fight against Alzheimer’s

He says men in his family have suffered from Alzheimer's.

14 Nov 2017 9:58 AM

UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days

Madagascar has about 400 plague cases per year, or more than half the world’s total, according to a 2016 World Health Organization report.

20 Oct 2017 8:42 AM

World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure.

20 Oct 2017 8:09 AM