What causes insulin resistance, and can you reverse it?

LONDON: You've probably heard of the terms "pre-diabetes" and "insulin resistance", but given no thought as to how they could relate to you. Insulin is...

Malaria medicine shows promise in reducing Zika virus transmission from mother to foetus

WASHINGTON: A drug already in use to treat malaria and certain autoimmune diseases in pregnant women has shown promise in reducing transmission of Zika...

Drinking more coffee is associated with a longer life, according to new research

NEW YORK: There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a...

New biomarkers may help detect brain injury faster

Birmingham: Researchers have identified inflammatory biomarkers which can be used to develop a test that can help detect whether the brain has suffered injury...

Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth

Islamabad: There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have...

Loading Up on Citrus Daily Can Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Older Adults:...

TOHUKU: Citrus fruits have long been associated with protecting the body from various ailments, considering they are rich in vitamin C, folate, thiamin and...

Sleep apnoea and diabetes might prove to be cause behind vision loss: study

London: Patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of losing their vision within a period...

Try Having a Purpose in Life, It Might Help You Get a Good Sleep!...

Northwestern University: Facing troubles getting a good night sleep? A purpose in life may help turn those sleepless nights into the best napping experience. ...

Burger-eating contest leaves student with tear in stomach

NEW DELHI: A restaurant in west Delhi recently held a competition to see who could eat the maximum number of chilli burgers in a...

New study finds smelling our food might be linked to weight gain

LONDON: It looks like the saying "stop and smell the roses" applies to cake as well. That's according to a new study published in Cell...