The widespread misuse of skin creams and lotions that contain steroids in India is harmful and out of control, warns a Gujarat-based dermatologist.
Older adults who take more steps either by walking or jogging perform better on memory tasks than those who are more sedentary, new research has found.
A simple ultrasound examination can be used to identify patients at increased risk of future stroke, says a study.
Visceral or "belly fat" stored within the abdominal cavity can do more harm to health than subcutaneous fat (fatty tissue lying directly under the skin), says an expert.
Researchers at a breast cancer prevention clinic have observed an increased uptake of preventative double mastectomies since May 2013 when Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone the procedure.
Women with diabetes who are exposed to air pollution for long period may have a much higher risk for heart disease, says a new study.
Scientists have discovered a new compound that shows promise for treating deadly skin cancers like melanoma that are resistant or unresponsive to leading therapies today.
The authorities have set up a probe panel following allegations that two babies died of overheating in a radiant warmer used in the state-run Medical College and Hospital Kolkata, an official said on Wednesday.
Japanese scientists have discovered a protein, found in humans, that has inhibitory effects on the human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV), the media reported on Wednesday.