There are more than 500 million adults suffering from obesity according to a 2008 statistics. The number has jumped more than doubled since 1980.
Twenty percent of women with breast cancer who has part of the breast removed, rather than the whole breast, ends up having another surgery, a British Medical Journal (BMJ) study suggests.
Researchers from Rutgers University and the University of Virginia, in America, conducted a series of experiments with young children aged between 11 months and just over three years old involving live animals and toys.
Researchers from the universities of Florida and Nebraska used fossils to follow the evolution of horses from their earliest appearance 56 million years ago.
Obesity rates have doubled worldwide in the past 30 years, coinciding with a growing food surplus, and the ensuing epidemic has sparked a multibillion dollar weight loss industry that has largely failed to curb the problem.
Grape growers as well as winemakers are in peril by global warming as Australian researchers singled out key factors in the untimely ripening of grapes.
A team of researchers led by Claes Strannegård at the University of Gothenburg, designs a software that uses mixture of logic and ‘human-like’ thinking, the same types of patterns that humans can see.
The Philippine tarsier is one of the world’s smallest primates, now discovered to be able to communicate in ultrasound frequencies, according to a study.
US researchers said, they have discovered how to keep tumor cells alive in the lab, generating hope in the scientific community about a potential breakthrough that could transform cancer treatment.
Researchers who studied more than ten thousand people across Europe, found those with the gene ‘ABCC9’ need around thirty minutes more sleep per night than those without the gene.