Health & Medicine
A study of over 12,000 patients shows that the environmental pressure of malaria as exerted a significant force on the human genome.
A study of 766 pancreatic cancer patients suggests that there are genetic factors driving the disease.
Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy seems to help prevent babies from getting respiratory infections after birth.
A genetic study of 253,288 individuals has helped scientists pinpoint the elusive genes related to height in humans.
Scientists have developed a way to distinguish between two of the most common neurodegenerative diseases.
Research shows that half of all blindness in Asian children is avoidable, associated with vaccine preventable causes such as measles.
Whether or not you like coffee is determined by just six genetic loci, according to the largest genetic study on the topic to date.
A study of 15,752 first-time mothers shows that whether the epidural is taken early or late does not affect the need for a Cesarean section.
Government health insurance not only reduced the mortality rate by 64 percent, but also reduced out-of-pocket expenses for patients by 60 percent.
Researchers estimate that the dengue infection rates in India are 282 times higher than officially reported, costing the country US$1.11 billion each year.