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Top Causes and Risks Factors of Hemorrhoids

As age increases, your chance of getting piles also increases by weakening the support structures [blood vessels] in the anal area

02 Sep 2021 9:54 PM

Medical science closer to discover treatment for incurable leukaemia in children

Scientists discover new approach to treating incurable leukaemia in children.

27 Nov 2019 6:45 PM

Genetics finds answers to healthier life?

Genetic discovery holds implications for better immunity, longer life: Study.

23 Nov 2019 2:09 PM

Prenatal drinking can alter baby’s genes

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy alters genes in infants, says study.

16 Aug 2019 11:29 AM

Parental obesity impacts health of offspring

Can father's obesity effect offspring's health?

25 Jun 2019 9:20 AM


Reason why people like beer and coffee

Genetics play a major role in determining our beverage preferences.

03 May 2019 5:02 PM

Heart disease a concern, even for runners

How safe is running a marathon? Heart doctors say it depends.

11 Apr 2019 12:18 PM

Chinese scientist criticized for risking 'gene-edited' babies' lives

He believed his gene editing would help protect the girls from infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

08 Jan 2019 10:24 AM

Here’s how smoking during pregnancy affects babies

The research examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using a tissue, which is normally discarded following birth.

24 Nov 2018 8:46 AM

Study links heart disease with Alzheimer's in some patients

The new study showed that Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease do share common genetics in some individuals.

10 Nov 2018 4:20 PM


Genes may partly decide which university you attend: Study

Researchers from King's College London in UK found genetic factors that explained 57 per cent of differences in A-level exam results.

19 Oct 2018 1:51 PM

Parenting affects social behaviours in children, says study

Less parental warmth and harsher environment at home tend to determine how aggressive children become.

12 Oct 2018 9:34 AM

Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking, says study

Results highlight the role of obesity in influencing smoking initiation and cessation.

31 May 2018 8:27 AM

Kids with rare rapid-ageing disease get hope from study drug

The disease affects about 1 in 20 million people. It is a chance mutation and isn’t inherited.

24 Apr 2018 8:54 PM

Protein rich diet may reduce Alzheimer's risk: study

We also know that developing cardiovascular disease increases your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

22 Feb 2018 2:29 PM


Frequent night shifts may up diabetes risk: study

The team also developed a genetic risk score for type 2 diabetes.

13 Feb 2018 6:52 PM

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

Scientists had developed mouse eggs in a laboratory to the stage where they produced live offspring.

12 Feb 2018 7:33 PM

Monkeys cloned; are humans next in line?

The federal regulators in the US would not allow making a human baby by cloning, and international scientific groups also oppose it.

25 Jan 2018 12:02 PM

Pairs of friends more genetically similar than random pairs of strangers: Study

The findings revealed that the genetic similarities could partly be because of what is known as "social homophily".

15 Jan 2018 10:04 PM

There may soon be cure for baldness, says study

Skin patches with hair follicles are created in the lab using stem cells from mice.

03 Jan 2018 2:06 PM