A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish -male fish that produce eggs.
A woman who became a bestselling author and wellness advocate after she claimed she healed herself of a brain tumor through a healthy diet recently admitted she never had cancer, according to a magazine investigation published this week.
A new game about the life cycle of malaria that can be played on Android smartphones. Officially launched on World Malaria Day (April 25) The Life Cycle of Malaria is the first game of its kind which tries to visualize the life cycle of the disease in 3-D.
Air pollution can shrink brains, lead to cognitive problems and even cause silent stokes, according to new research published by Stroke a journal of the American Heart Association.
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.
The widely held belief that depression is caused by low levels of serotonin and that certain antidepressants raise the levels of this neurotransmitter, is a myth, according to a psychiatrist in an editorial article in The BMJ this week.
Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria - listeria.
Cryo electron microscope enables scientists to explore the frontiers of targeted antibiotics.
The future growth of the non-vascular stent market by 2021 will be slower in the US than almost every other major market.
This method is delivering some promising results in early trials.
Here are the winners of the INTERPHEX Exhibitor Awards for 2015.
Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show.
Access to high-quality medicine is a basic human right, but more than four billion people live in countries where many medications are substandard or fake.
Health experts have warned that a greater flexibility must be brought to medical trials to combat diseases like Ebola to avoid facing another nightmare outbreak.
Human embryos make viral proteins within days of fertilization.
One of the main sessions at this year’s Experimental Biology Conference in Boston was the Tang Prize Award lecture.
Study Describes First Steps in Basic Biological Process that Could Be Used to Harness Therapeutic CellsApril 17, 2015 2:23 pm | by University of Penn Medicine | News | Comments
Understanding the molecular signals that guide early cells in the embryo to develop into different types of organs provides insight into how tissues regenerate and repair themselves.
Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments."
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the “building blocks” it needs to maintain neuronal health.
A wearable device that emits low-level electrical fields can slow the progression of glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer, and extend patients’ lifespans.
Research has shown that drinking two or fewer alcoholic beverages a day may be beneficial for men’s hearts. A new study suggests that danger could be a heartbeat away: more than two drinks a day in middle age may raise men’s stroke risk more than hypertension (high blood pressure, HBP) or diabetes does.
The brain gets bigger with physical exercise, according to two recent studies.
Shortcomings in the fast-evolving digital health care arena are becoming obvious, so Harvard University is challenging those notions with technology.
California saw a record number of deaths from the West Nile virus last year, and the state's drought may have contributed to the spike in infections, according to health officials.