New antibody therapy may transform HIV treatment

New York, May 7 : Researchers have developed a new antibody-based drug that has the potential to slow down the replication of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the body and may also provide a better strategy for long-term control of the deadly infection. Anti-retroviral therapy — a combination of drugs that slows the replication […]

Want to live longer? Keep your body in shape

New York, May 7 : If you are able to steadily maintain a lean body all your life, you are likely to live longer in comparison to those who have since childhood a heavy body that has got heavier during middle age, new research reveals. The findings showed that people who had a heavy body […]

Newborns can’t actually copy our gestures

Sydney, May 7 : If you thought human babies are capable of imitating facial gestures, hand gestures, facial expressions, or vocal sounds right from their first weeks of life after birth, think again! New research suggests that just is not so. After testing young infants repeatedly over their first couple of months, researchers found no […]

Obesity during pregnancy can make your baby fat

New York, May 7 : In a warning to soon-to-be mothers, researchers have recommended healthy and nutritious food during pregnancy as excess weight and high blood sugar can make babies prone to childhood obesity. Being overweight with elevated blood sugar affects the baby’s metabolism in the womb. “When women have elevated blood sugar and gain […]

Manipur CM ensures medical aid for desitute woman

Imphal, May 7 : She had lost all hope and was living a life of despair. Bed-ridden since 2011, R.K. Tamphasana felt abandoned by the world, with no money and no land to bank upon. But things changed overnight on Monday when her story was flashed on a local television channel, ISTV, and the state […]

Short sleep linked to poor breast cancer survival

New York, May 7 : Short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring reported prior to cancer diagnosis may influence subsequent breast cancer survival, says a study. One potential mechanism underlying this relationship is the adverse effect of poor sleep on inflammatory pathways, which may be a contributing factor in the development and progression of cancer, […]