A protein BDNF controls the heart's functioning.
A new chemical agent, BDNF, has been found to control fear and anxiety.
A drink a day may not be bad for the heart.
Computers beat everyone at identifying great films.
An language far removed from its closest cousins has been declared to have ancient origins.
An egg a day can actually be a preventive against diseases.
It may be easier to quit smoking during the end of the period.
There does not seem to be a strong link between genes and asthma, a new study indicates.
To reset your body clock, all you might need are pills.
Drinking alcohol before bed disrupts sleep.
Stem cells that could help to repair fractures in people, have been discovered.
A new surgical implant Maestro for treating obesity has been approved by the FDA.
A sedentary lifestyle is far worse for health than obesity, new research has found.
Swiss drugmaker Roche has signed a spate of deals to further its genome analysis program.
AstraZeneca’s heart drug Brilinta prevents recurrence of heart attacks for a year.
Female smokers are susceptible to emphysema, a disease that causes shortening of breath.
People tend to conform, even if this means conforming to a computer that is wrong.
Ecstasy and similar party drugs spike in the rivers near a music festival, causing concerns to ecologists.
A new analysis suggests that if current practices are kept up, Ebola can be eliminated from Liberia by June.
Bisexual women in the UK suffer worse mental health as compared to heterosexuals and lesbians.
Facebook may know you better than your friends, a new study has found.
Bilingual children tend to believe that all traits are learned.
Sexual reproduction is healthier over time, a study has shown.
Scientists have developed a tissue like implant that could help patients of paralysis.
Engaging with babbling babies helps them learn language faster.
The American Cancer Society has published a report indicating a significant fall in cancer rates since 1991.
A new study enquires into the connection between the use of alcohol and marijuana, and the government’s policy on these substances.
Two new studies have found that squirrels and beavers contribute much more to climate change than was earlier believed, making them major contributors to climate change.
Google has unveiled a working prototype of its self-driving Google Car in California. The vehicle looks like a little beetle pod with two large headlights and a nose at the front and rounded corners. Once ready, the car will be able to drive, stop for pedestrians, obey traffic signals, watch out for hazards - all without the need for a human driver.
Chilly weather numbs the body's ability to fight the common cold. The virus that causes common cold replicates better at cooler temperatures because at cooler temperatures the human antiviral immune system is not as responsive as at higher temperatures.