Australian chemists have developed a simple test kit, which could help prevent millions of Africans from being poisoned by the cyanide that occurs naturally in cassava, their staple

With rapid rise in the incidence of breast cancer, a new approach for early detection is welcome

A new method for discovering important chemicals that could damage the nervous system gains a US patent for its inventors

The revolution in microelectronics that created cellular phones and palmtop computers now allows doctors to take their healing equipments out of the hospital and on to the road. A US-based firm

Cytocell, a biotech firm from Oxfordshire, UK, has developed a simple, safe and reliable test that uses foetal blood cells that leak through the placenta into the mother's circulation, to

For the first time, scientists have combined two complementary imaging techniques to peep inside the human body. Though still in the infant stage, the invention has exciting possibilities

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the first home screening test for the HIV virus, submitted recently to it by Elliot J Millenson, founder of University Hospital Laboratory of

The newly discovered relation of haemoglobin to the distribution of nitric oxide in the body could lead to treatments for blood pressure related disorders

Two new ways for speedy and painless cancer treatment

Computer imaging of the human brain promises to open new vistas for medical scientists