An experimental electrical treatment has reduced side effects of a spinal cord injury that paralyzed a Canadian man.
Harvard University scientists found that four viruses contain insulin-like proteins. The new research suggests that these may trigger type 1 and type 2 diabetes by tricking the body.
Researchers from Brigham Young University found running helps protect from the negative effects of stress on the hippocampus - the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory.
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.
Scientists in California are working on a way to reduce organ transplants and rejections: Growing embryos in sheep and pigs containing human patients' cells.
The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence
Excess levels of calcium in the brain might lead to Parkinson's disease, according to new research in Britain.
The research published today by the American Heart Association offers clearer evidence than ever that female heart attack survivors may need more intensive care after a cardiac event than men.
Punishing a wrongdoer may be more rewarding to the brain than supporting a victim. That is one suggestion of new research which measured the brain activity of young men while they played a 'justice ga
Adult male mice lacking a gene linked to intellectual disability have trouble completing and remembering mazes, with no changes in social or repetitive behavior, according to new research. This animal
One image shows a Senegalese amputee writing in 1918 to thank the American Red Cross for his artificial arms. Doctors can also be seen demonstrating to patients how artificial limbs work.
(Reuters) - A cleanup is underway after oil spilled into a pond from a pipeline that burst near a neighborhood in Yukon, Oklahoma, early on Sunday, media website news9.com reported.
Amanda Meixner from Ohio regularly shares healthy eating plans on Instagram and has revealed how slightly larger portion sizes can dramatically increase calories.
Emmanuel Kuntsche and Sarah Callinan, alcohol policy researchers at La Trobe University in Australia, warn your reasons for drinking influence your health generally.
(Reuters Health) - The number of babies dying of suffocation before their first birthday has been rising in recent years, driven at least in part by an increase in the number of parents sharing beds w
Experts warn many of us hold false beliefs about sex, including that you should peeing before, and that it could affect your heart. They also insist sex could help your headache, rather than worsen
Researchers from Cambridge University found excessive levels of calcium triggers nerve cell death, despite the mineral being critical for communication in the brain.
(Reuters Health) - Injuries to a critical ligament in the knee are becoming more common in children and teens, researchers warn.
EXCLUSIVE: If you want to look more attractive, you should join a crowd, a new study says. Dubbed the 'cheerleader' effect, the research shows that people are rated more attractive when in a group.
Researchers who've gotten the first look at a deep-sea 'dumbo' octopod hatchling report that the young octopods look and act much like adults from the moment they emerge from an egg capsule. Dumbo oct