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Laughter NOT the best medicine: Study reveals comics have shorter life expectancy

Comedians and improv artists may ignore warning signs or symptoms of various diseases.

10 May 2018 2:15 PM

New radiotherapy may help treat liver cancer: study

Radiation segmentectomy (RS) is a minimally invasive option that uses the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y90) to destroy tumours.

24 Apr 2018 6:48 PM

Just one concussion may up Parkinson's risk: study

There are a number of plausible theories as to how a brain injury - even a slight one - might lead to Parkinson's.

19 Apr 2018 9:11 PM

'Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery'

Drugs carried by this kind of material could be chewable or easier to swallow.

16 Apr 2018 5:15 PM

New organ discovered in the human body

The find could explain how cancer spreads.

28 Mar 2018 1:49 PM

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This tiny tooth-mounted sensor to track what you eat

The sensors transmit their data wirelessly in response to an incoming radiofrequency signal.

23 Mar 2018 7:29 PM

Minimally invasive procedure used first time in India

People across the world need to know that this type of treatment is being provided in India.

23 Mar 2018 1:22 PM

Hearing problems may up injury risk: study

Those with 'good' or 'a little trouble' hearing were at a higher risk of work-related injuries.

23 Mar 2018 1:00 PM

High meat intake may up liver disease risk: study

Low carb diets can be very rich in animal protein, especially meat.

21 Mar 2018 4:17 PM

Urological cancer patients at five times higher suicide risk

In bladder and prostate cancer, this ratio drops to one suicide for every 7 attempts.

18 Mar 2018 5:20 PM

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Sedentary lifestyles more harmful if type 2 diabetes in the family: study

We know the benefits of exercise, the challenge now is to encourage people to simply move more and sit less.

18 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

When the poor are made guinea pigs

Jatropha cultivation was the new bandwagon wherein the Cinderella plant was promised to deliver gold out of barren lands.

01 Mar 2018 12:49 AM

Bermuda grass: An ancient cure for ailments

Expert lists the many ways to treat various ailments with this natural remedy.

18 Feb 2018 9:34 AM

Ants' antibiotics can benefit humans: Study

The researchers cautioned that this study is the first step and that it does have limitations.

07 Feb 2018 11:29 AM

Medicines sold in India pose threat to antibiotic resistance control

Multinational companies should explain the sale of products in India, researchers say.

06 Feb 2018 11:20 AM

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Human genome decoded with pocket-sized device

The new sequencing method is the first to read long, unbroken strands of DNA.

30 Jan 2018 2:02 PM

Modern medicine infected by the virus of mistrust

Most damaging are a series of scandals involving inadequately vetted drugs, poor oversight by health officials, and attempted cover-ups.

26 Jan 2018 2:54 PM

Study finds Cannabis ingredient may hold promise as antipsychotic medicine

Most common forms of psychosis are schizophrenia, which affects more than 21 million people worldwide, and bipolar disorder.

18 Dec 2017 9:25 AM

Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets

There’s little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

10 Dec 2017 8:20 AM

UK gives nod to Pfizer world's first over-the-counter Viagra

Drug will only be available in pharmacies and its supply will depend on pharmacists’ assessment of its suitability for each individual.

29 Nov 2017 8:09 AM

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