Almost 1% of world population carries a genetic mutation causing heart problems,while in India the mutation reaches a frequency of 4%.
A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems.
A British biotechnology company is to launch a clinical trial to assess whether stem cell therapy can help patients left disabled by stroke.
An exercise expert has advised females trying to lose weight to ape males to build a muscular body that can help to shed weight more effectively.
Doctors operating on a babys tumour were shocked to find a fully developed foot in his brain.
A team of British doctors conducting experiments in the 'Death Zone' of Mt. Everest has recorded the lowest levels of blood oxygen in humans,far below those of critically ill patients.
Pregnant women who smoke risk delivering aggressive kids,according to a new Canada-Netherlands study.
It is believed that chemotherapy uses chemicals to kill all cancer cells but a new study says that some affected cells are capable to deceive the treatment.
A part of the problem could form while the brain pathways are forming during childhood, with children who are rewarded for good behaviour with sweet treats, forming an association between sugar and feeling good.