New biodegradable nanofibre bandage enables faster healing

Moscow |Monday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

An international team of scientists has developed a new bandage with a strong antibacterial effect and which can be kept on over long periods of time without needing to be changed, thereby acceleratin

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New DNA tool can trace your origins to Vikings

London |Monday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST

Think, that your ancestors were Roman Britons, Vikings or ancient Israelites? A new DNA tool can help you trace your similarity to these ancient people who once roamed the earth, say researchers.

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Indian labourers facing health hazards from harmful cement chemicals: AIIMS study

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST

Men and women labourers at construction sites who handle cement or are exposed to it are at high risk of contracting skin infections owing to the harmful chemicals it contains, a new study conducted b

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Some nose, throat bacteria less likely to develop into flu: Study

New York |Sunday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST

US researchers have identified a cluster of nose and throat bacteria that made their hosts less likely to get flu.

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New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

Tokyo |Sunday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST

Japanese scientists have shown that a new class of sleeping pill that preserves the ability to wake in response to a threat, unlike the commonly prescribed drugs that muffles a sleeping brain's "intru

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Researchers study patterns of back pain

Toronto |Sunday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST

Researchers have examined the patterns of back pain over time and patient characteristics in relation to the disability.

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in patients' blood in China

Beijing |Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST

Researchers have discovered new species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the blood of two patients in China, according to a recent study.

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Women less sensitive to pain than men: Study

Toronto |Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST

Women tend to forget pain that they suffered more quickly than men, confirmed a new study in mice and humans, challenging the widely held belief that the fairer sex are more sensitive to pain than men

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Mental health patients missing GP appointments at higher risk of mortality

London |Sunday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

Patients with mental health conditions who missed general practitioner (GP) appointments repeatedly are at higher risk for mortality than those with physical disorders, finds a new study.

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Food saves thousands of lives in British hospitals

London |Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST

The lives of thousands of elderly patients in British hospitals are being saved just by giving them an extra meal a day, health experts revealed on Sunday.

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What is to be blamed for childhood cancer?

Sydney |Sunday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST

A team of researchers has thrown light on the community beliefs about what causes cancer in children, an area which remains understudied, finds a latest research.

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Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

New York |Saturday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods

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