Washington, Oct. 22 - A new study of the full genetic code of a common human virus has offered proof of the "out-of-Africa" pattern of human migration, which earlier had been documented by anthropologists and studies of the human genome.
Washington, Oct 21 - The search for viable alternative to sugar is now gathering steam.
The Credit Suisse study notes that stevia-an all-natural alternative to sugar and high-fructose corn syrup-is one increasingly popular alternative.
Washington, Oct. 21 : A researcher has said that a promising new malaria vaccine being tested by GlaxoSmithKline is a step in the right direction, but much more economical methods are needed.
Washington, Oct 20 - Physical activity may help reduce risk of esophageal cancer- which is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide, a new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed.
Washington, Oct 20 - A new research has claimed that among elderly people showing no signs of dementia, hardening of the arteries could lead to the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain - hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
Washington, Oct. 20 - Researchers including 2-Indian-origin scientists have indicated that brain scans show signs of autism which may eventually support behaviour-based diagnosis of autism and effective early intervention therapies.
Washington, Oct. 20 - Researchers have claimed that a process involving the phenotypes - the outward, physical appearance based on genetic coding - of tumour cells could change appearance of melanoma tumours by altering the number and type of protein receptors dotting the surface of the individual melanoma cells within the tumour.
Washington, Oct. 19 : ' Drunkorexics' - people who regularly forego meals to save calories or exercise to burn them off so they can binge drink and not gain weight are leading a very unhealthy lifestyle and are causing themselves much harm, according to eating disorder experts.
Clinical psychologist Louise Adams said that she comes across many women who restrict food all day as they have plans to go drinking that night.
Washington, Oct. 19 - High-intensity interval training combined with Mediterranean diet counselling can help improve the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, a new study has suggested.
Washington, Oct. 19 - Scientists have shown that specific gut bacteria are beneficial for maintaining a healthy intestine in the fruit fly Drosophila and mice, it also contributes to the overall health of these organisms.