Liberia to Receive Experimental Ebola Vaccine
Nearly 300 vials of the candidate vaccine have already been dispatched to the Ebola-hit West African country via a commercial flight.
Coffee Can Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer Melanoma
In a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers analysed whether coffee can protect against cutaneous...
Australian Boy Gets the World's First Artificial Pancreas
Xavier Hames, from Perth, developed diabetes when he was just 22 months old and had been on daily insulin injections until Wednesday, when...
Walnuts Boost Memory, Prevent Dementia
In a study reported in Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, eating just 13g walnuts per day helped improve memory, concentration and...
Hormonal Contraceptives Can Give You Brain Tumour
Women in the study who used hormonal contraceptives for five years increased their risk of getting glioma, a deadly cancer that starts from...
Jodhpur Man with Ebola-like Symptoms Dies of Internal Bleeding
A 35-year-old man suffering from Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), a tick-borne viral disease, died of internal bleeding.
Ebola Virus Mutating Continuously; May make Drugs Less Effective
Researchers have identified 600 genetic mutations called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in EBOV/Mak, the strain involved in the...
Man Dies of Swine Flu in Chennai; 23 H1N1 Positive Cases Reported this Year in Tamil Nadu
The victim, a 53-year-old man named P Sreenivasan from Mannady, succumbed to the viral infection Monday night.
Swine Flu Kills 5 More in Hyderabad
The city has reported 221 cases of swine flu so far, this year, including 50 fresh cases that emerged this week.
Prolonged Sitting Can Kill You Early: Research
Sedentary behaviour refers to any activity performed in a sitting or lying position, which requires very less energy.
Turmeric May Cure Alzheimer's Disease, Erase Bad Memories
A substance found in the yellow-coloured spice powder called curcumin can protect against Alzheimer's disease.
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