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Chronic infections can outsmart the immune system

Find out how.

02 Aug 2018 12:49 PM

Low protein diet can help cure cancer: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

02 Aug 2018 11:38 AM

Antibodies that fight Ebola viruses are now a reality

Here is what a new study has found.

31 Jul 2018 4:31 PM

Cannabis extract may help pancreatic cancer patients live longer: Study

Medicinal cannabis is a cannabis plant extract used to relieve the symptoms of some medical conditions.

31 Jul 2018 3:29 PM

Japan scientists to use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to fight Parkinson's

Clinical trials come after researchers used human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to restore functioning brain cells in monkeys

31 Jul 2018 1:33 PM


Hair loss gene is key to improved cancer immunotherapy

Most patients do not benefit from these treatments because their tumours are able to evade the immune system.

31 Jul 2018 12:19 PM

This is how jumping genes drive evolution

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Jul 2018 2:02 PM

Physical activities can reduce risk of cancer

Researcher say it is also very important to investigate the role of nutrition in cancer prevention.

30 Jul 2018 11:21 AM

New genes linked to childhood nephrotic syndrome identified

Here is what a new study has found.

29 Jul 2018 1:00 PM

New Ebola virus found in Sierra Leone

Researchers are now working with the Sierra Leone government to determine whether any humans were infected.

27 Jul 2018 1:24 PM


UN says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

This rapid and sustained increase in people getting treatment helped drive a 34 percent drop in AIDS-related deaths from 2010 to 2017.

19 Jul 2018 11:11 AM

Genetic interactions responsible for neuro disorders

The researchers turned to fruit flies to try to identify how the deletion on chromosome 16 was causing these symptoms.

01 Jul 2018 1:09 PM

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNA

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

Secret behind ageing discovered!

The study appears in the journal FEBS Journal. 

21 Jun 2018 1:51 PM

Yoga helps against non-communicable diseases: WHO

Adults require at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity weekly.

20 Jun 2018 3:47 PM


Potential disease-fighting 'warheads' may be hidden in bacteria

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jun 2018 2:13 PM

Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

WHO hopes that inclusion of gaming disorder in the classification will stimulate debate as well as further research.

18 Jun 2018 4:39 PM

New York puts its rats on ice

Dry ice presents no risk to wildlife in parks and public gardens.

17 Jun 2018 2:15 PM

A new 'vision'

The new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted by a degenerative retinal disease.

14 May 2018 8:30 AM

Over 1 lakh thalassemia patients die before they turn 20

People suffering from thalassaemia are unknowingly passing on this genetic disorder to their children.

08 May 2018 12:52 PM