Patna, April 17 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house.
London, April 17 (IANS) An international team of scientists have identified 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair colour variation, a finding that may pave way for better understanding of conditions linked to pigmentation like vitiligo and skin cancer.
New York, April 17 (IANS) A team of Google researchers has developed a Machine Learning (ML) and Augmented Reality (AR)-powered microscope that can help in real-time detection of cancer and save millions of lives.
New York, April 16 (IANS) Recreational drug Ketamine is likely to have fast-acting benefits in treating symptoms of depression as well as reducing suicidal thoughts, say researchers, including one of an Indian-origin.
London, April 16 (IANS) A tiny layer of graphene flake can act as a deadly weapon in the fight against bacterial infection, particularly during implant surgery, according to researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
Toronto, April 16 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new tool that can potentially help protect women from being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
New York, April 16 (IANS) The Pentagon is working on an app that will keep track of US soldiers' health and deliver cost-saving treatment by monitoring the data accumulated on their smartphones, the media reported.
Canberra, April 16 (IANS) Australian health authorities on Monday issued a warning over the rise of flesh-eating ulcers in the country, calling for an "urgent scientific response".
New York, April 15 (IANS) Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports.
Dublin, April 15 (IANS) Ireland's tallest tower has reopened to the public here after 47 years following a bomb attack whose perpetrator has not been officially identified until now.
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) An area of the brain, commonly linked with memory and dementia, could also yield important clues about a range of mental health illnesses including addiction, anxiety and depression, a study has found.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government is willing to more than double the share of healthcare sector to 2.5 per cent of the country's GDP.
New York, April 13 (IANS) If you dread paying a visit to the dentist, here's some good news. Researchers have designed a convenient and natural product that could rebuild teeth and cure cavities without today's costly and uncomfortable treatments.
New York, April 13 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial intelligence (AI), can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones to such an extent that they can match the quality of images from laboratory-grade microscopes.
Paris, April 13 (IANS) A decentralised system of care and the provision of free direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) can lead to high rates of cure among people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, shows a large-scale study in Punjab.