New DNA tool can trace your origins to Vikings

Think, that your ancestors were Roman Britons, Vikings or ancient Israelites? A new DNA tool can help you trace your similarity to these ancient...

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:35 IST

Your uncle's genes may decide your longevity: Study

The key to longevity can probably be found in the genes of your long-living uncles and aunts and not just parents, finds a study.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:29 IST

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

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...

Monday, 14 January 2019, 17:11 IST

This AI approach accurate than doctors at detecting cervical cancer

Researchers have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer algorithm that can identify cervical cancer with greater accuracy...

Monday, 14 January 2019, 16:54 IST

Irregular fasting can help in weight loss, boost health

Irregular fasting can help in weight loss, boost health

Are you obese and worried about your excess weight? Take heart. New research suggests that with irregular fasting and a strictly controlled diet, you can lose more weight and improve your health too.

Neck, back pain? Seek physical therapy to avoid opioid abuse

Are you suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If so, visiting a physical therapist early can reduce the consumption of opioids that can lead to their abuse as well as other health complications, suggests a study.

Heart attack risks higher on Christmas eve: Study

Probiotics might help in treating bipolar disorder