New York, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that could lead to faster, accurate and lower-cost results for fast-moving viral and bacterial epidemics, especially in rural or lower-resource areas.
New York, April 24 (IANS) In a first, doctors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US have successfully transplanted a penis and scrotum on a war veteran who had suffered injuries while deployed in Afghanistan.
New York, April 24 (IANS) If you smoke marijuana even during your pregnancy, your baby could be at high risk of being born with a low birth weight, a study has warned.
New York, April 24 (IANS) A new technique that delivers high doses of radiation to tumours while sparing the surrounding normal tissue shows promise as a curative treatment option for patients with early-stage liver cancer, according to researchers.
London, April 24 (IANS) Even low concentrations of antibiotics can cause resistance to develop in bacteria, a global and growing problem in health care.
Canberra, April 24 (IANS) A 12-year-old Australian boy travelled alone to Indonesia's Bali after he had a row with his parents when they cancelled a holiday to the tourist island, BBC news reported on Tuesday.
Taipei, April 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests.
London, April 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique to bind proteins to nanoparticles that can help make drugs "smarter" and more effective at reaching their target.
London, April 23 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital on Monday in the early stages of labour with her third child.
Tokya, April 22 (IANS) Nabi Tajima, a Japanese woman believed to have been the world's oldest person, has died at the age of 117, the media reported on Sunday.
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have found an increase in medication use by the patients who have been newly-diagnosed with dementia and they may consume unnecessary or inappropriate medicines that increase the risk of side effects.
London, April 22 (IANS) Increasing the pace of walking may bring some added benefits as researchers have found that faster walking patients with heart disease are hospitalised less.
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued revised guidelines on rabies prophylaxis by incorporating a low-cost treatment protocol recommended by a Himachal Pradesh government doctor for dog-bite patients.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As the World Immunisation Week begins on April 24, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said all member countries must ensure covering 90 per cent of the population each time and listed ways to achieve the target.
New York, April 20 (IANS) Researchers have identified a compound which turns off the sperm's ability to swim, thereby significantly limiting fertilisation capabilities without causing any physical side effects.