New discovery in stem cells may help build strong muscles in old age

Researchers have found how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in the stem cells of muscles impair cell regeneration. As we grow older, our muscular function declines. So, according to the researchers, this discovery may result in new medication to build stronger muscles even when in old age. For the study, published in the journal […]

Innovation could help India out of its health quagmire

Health innovations — from vaccinations to bed nets — have been instrumental in fighting some of world’s most persistent and deadly diseases. Now more than ever, countries around the world are recognising and investing in the potential of innovation to ensure that more people can lead healthy, productive lives. It’s exciting to see this trend […]

This cardio exercise can help you get rid of your addiction

Aerobic exercises are a form of cardio exercise that increase the heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood. (Shutterstock) Exercise doesn’t just keep you healthy and fit. Turns out, it can also help people fight addiction. A study conducted by the University of Buffalo has identified a key mechanism on how aerobic […]