• Scientists identify gene variations that determine lifespan

    Added On : 30th July 2017

    Sixteen gene variations linked to life expectancy, of which 14 are newly discovered, have been recently identified by specialists. They also revealed three genes whose low expression in the brain is linked with longevity.

    Read More
  • FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

    Added On : 29th July 2017

    Image result for FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in CigarettesGoal is to combat smoking by making it less addictive

    Read More
  • Slimy slugs inspire 'potentially lifesaving' medical glue

    Added On : 28th July 2017

    Dusky Arion slugA defensive mucus secreted by slugs has inspired a new kind of adhesive that could transform medicine, say scientists.

    Read More
  • Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers say

    Added On : 27th July 2017

    Image result for Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers sayLONDON –  Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday.

    Read More
  • Elevated calcium levels raise heart attack risk

    Added On : 26th July 2017

    Image result for Elevated calcium levels raise heart attack riskHigher calcium levels in the bloodstream determine a person's increased risk of developing coronary artery disease and heart attack, a new study suggests.

    Read More
  • Saudi health ministry launches programs to build patient-friendly relations

    Added On : 24th July 2017

    Image result for moh logoRIYADH: The Health Ministry has launched nationwide programs to build relations between health officials and patients.
     

    Read More
  • Stressful experiences 'can age the brain by four years'

    Added On : 24th July 2017

    Collapsed bride and groom figures on a wedding cakeStressful events in life, such as the death of a child, divorce or being fired, can age the brain by at least four years, US researchers suggests.

    Read More
  • New drug target could change chronic pain medication

    Added On : 23rd July 2017

    chronic pain definitionNew research has uncovered a target for chronic and pathologic pain, which could lead to better drugs for those affected by pain in the future.

    Read More
  • Having A Soda With That Burger Is Double Trouble

    Added On : 22nd July 2017

    Image result for Having A Soda With That Burger Is Double TroubleHigh-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

    Read More
  • Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

    Added On : 21st July 2017

    Image result for Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study saysOne in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet.

    Read More