Explained: A great mystery of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s






One of the great mysteries of neuroscience is likely to get an answer finally. Scientists at the University of Virginia

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Revealed: A hidden culprit in heart failure






An international research team led by scientists at the University of Alberta have pinpointed a hidden culprit that leads to

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Decreased deep sleep linked to early signs of Alzheimer’s disease






Poor sleep is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. People with the disease tend to wake up tired, and their nights

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Eating nuts to lower risk of heart disease






People who regularly eat nuts, including peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts, have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or

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Genetic variation may increase risk of liver damage in patients with chronic hepatitis B






Genetic variation may increase the risk of severe liver damage in people with chronic hepatitis B infection, a new study

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7 out of 10 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study suggests






At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an

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