The age-related long-sightedness could be due to proteins in eye-lens that are converted from a fluid solution to a solid glassy state, making the lens more rigid, says a study.
An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease has been found to be well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a Phase 1 clinical trial, researchers report.
The Tamil Nadu government Wednesday banned import of poultry from Kerala as a measure to prevent the spread of bird flu in the state, a government release said.
Narcotics weighing 1.7 kg have been found in the stomach of a 20-year-old man in Iran's northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, police said.
BioAsia 2015, the 12th edition of the annual international life sciences conference, will be held here Feb 2-4.
Researchers have found that drinking up to five cups of coffee per day may help curb Alzheimer's risk by 20 percent.
Britain has deployed Royal Navy helicopters to deliver materials to northern Sierra Leone as the part of its ongoing efforts to tackle Ebola, the British Department for International Development (DFID) said Wednesday.
Two-month-old conjoined twins sharing a liver successfully underwent surgery at a hospital here to separate them.
A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court Wednesday alleging that most of Jan Aushadhi Stores (JAS) or generic drug stores are lying defunct across states and there is urgent need to make easily available the medicines by their generic names at reasonable price.
Human rights violations in Libya have left nearly a third of the population suffering from mental health problems, according to a new report.