If you have always believed in power walks for good health, try jogging, as a new study has suggested slow running can be less tiring and more beneficial for your muscles than a brisk walk.
The team, from North Carolina State
For the first time in the world, researchers have grown mouse sperm from a few cells in a lab potentially paving the way for infertile men to father their own children.
Stefan Schlatt, professor at Muenster University in Germany
The first human trials for the new HIV injectible vaccine are under way, containing a specific protein which will target the most virulent strain of the virus.
Researchers from the Imperial College London, the Hull York Medical
Millions of people are unaware of the calories they take in their daily meal and thus risking themselves to be affected by diseases like cancer, diabetes or heart ailments due to their uninformed choices in everyday life, a
An American scientist has unravelled how the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) appropriates the body's own defences to promote AIDS, a discovery that could help curb its spread.
Nevin Krogan, associate professor of cellular
Hypersensitivity and sticking to childhood rituals may be an early warning sign of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) later. Its symptoms include excessive washing or cleaning, repeated checking, preoccupation with sexual,
One in four teenagers are in danger of early hearing loss as a direct result of listening to music on their personal listening devices (PLDs) like MP3 players and iPods.
Personal listening devices like iPods and better MP3
People who inherit the abnormal gene CSF1R always develop HDLS (hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids), a disorder of the brain's white matter that leads to death between 40 and 60 years.
Mayo Clinic researchers
The law on biomedical research on human subjects, which will keep a tab on unethical medical practices and help those who abide by medical science ethics, will be in place of end of 2012, an official of the union health ministry
A novel device that mimics the action of retinal circuits could, within a decade, help the blind see.
Sheila Nirenberg, professor of neuroscience at Cornell University, US, told a San Diego seminar that her device "mimics the
Damaged hearts could mend themselves with the help of a method that coaxes stem cells to develop into cardiac cells, say researchers.
Scientists in China have unearthed a family of molecules that can transform stem cells into
Vitamin E is rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of ageing and is consumed by runners to improve endurance. But scientists now have found how the powerful antioxidant helps repair tears in the plasma membrane.
If you happen to sit more often you are more likely to have a bigger bottom. Experts say that the pressure put on areas of the body used for sitting produces up to 50 percent more fat in those parts.
This can explain why couch
Every silver lining has a dark cloud. Despite its known benefits and convenience, newer forms of hormonal contraception could hamper arousal, orgasms and frequency of sex in women, driving joy out of the act for