Researchers at The Wistar Institute have found an anti-diabetic drug activates an anti-aging gene that can inhibit growth of melanoma in older patients.
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Not long after President Donald Trump’s administration annou
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's years-long dry spell has lifted dramatically during several months of heavy rain and snow, leaving just 17 percent of the most populous U.S. state in condit
Body fat is obsessed over but how well do we understand it? Biochemist Sylvia Tara went on a quest to learn about the fat she'd been battling all her
(Reuters Health) - A large number of pediatricians in training may already be experiencing burnout, a recent U.S. study suggests, and those who do are more likely to make errors or take shortcuts duri
Can animal-free dairy become commonplace if today’s most common form of food technology—GMOs—is so vehemently vilified? Perfect Day hopes so.
Scientists have developed the first animal model for studying paralysis caused by virus linked to a polio-like illness that paralyzed 120 children in 2014.
Seattle's Emerald Mile is home to several marijuana dispensaries, each with their own unique design.
(Reuters) - Some residents of San Jose in Northern California who were forced out this week by flooding from a rain-swollen creek returned on Thursday to find their homes stayed dry, but nearly 4,000
A Health Canada paper says the government is committed to reducing tobacco use to less than 5 per cent of the population by 2035
Introverts often find themselves in romantic relationships with extroverts, despite their fundamental differences in temperament.
Perhaps it’s because they balance each other out. Introve
(Reuters) - An experimental Merck & Co drug succeeded in preventing clinically serious cytomegalovirus (CMV) following bone marrow transplant and was associated with a lower death rate compared with p
A global vaccine injury compensation system administered through the World Health Organization would address the global public health issue of vaccine injuries, experts argue.
Amy WallaceFeb. 23 (UPI) -- A study from the University of Colorado Boulder has identified the potential of using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, to treat sepsis.
A joint study from US and UK researchers found that teenagers who report drowsiness are five times more likely to commit violent crimes as adults due to poor attention and brain function.
The inevitable march of gestation may pose even more of a challenge to Beyoncé in April when she is scheduled to headline Coachella.
Each extra serving of fruits and veggies is associated with a 4 to 8 percent lower risk of developing lung disease.
Though it sounds dramatic, researchers at Harvard University insist they have concrete evidence old food accelerates ageing at a cellular level.
Ramesh and Laxman Jadhav, aged eight and 13 respectively, from Pune in central India, suffer from a rare genetic disorder. But doctors are unsure as to what is causing them to age so quickly.
CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - More than a dozen of a dwindling number of protesters at a camp near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline were arrested on Thursday after defying a previous deadline se
Amy WallaceFeb. 23 (UPI) -- A collaborative study has found that brain connectivity changes could help doctors diagnose mild traumatic brain injury even without brain lesions present.
Scientists are learning how stress affects overall health.
New research sought to better understand one 'typo' in a standard leukemia assay, or test. The study, however, encountered a new problem: an issue with the model system itself.
Contact tracing -- a process of identifying everyone who has come into contact with those infected by a particular disease -- combined with targeted, indoor spraying of insecticide can greatly reduce
Humans may have been altering Arctic sea ice longer than previously thought, according to researchers studying the effects of air pollution on sea ice growth in the mid-20th Century.
On July 18, 2016, trained special-needs caregiver Charles Kinsey was helping a client with autism who had wandered from his group home with a toy truck in hand and was being confronted by poli
(Reuters Health) - Babies who get homemade food may learn to like a wider variety of food types and be leaner than infants who eat store-bought products, a recent study suggests.
GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4 percent of the world’s population lives with depression, and women, youth and the elderly are the most prone to its disabling effects, the World Health Organizati
Amy WallaceFeb. 23 (UPI) -- A new study from the University of Melbourne in Australia has found targeting a specific protein in pancreatic cancer tumor cells can slow the tumor's growth.
Offered in a private clinic in London, it has helped many patients to achieve more orgasms and a more enjoyable love life, according to Dr Sharif Wakil, who has given the jab to 2,000 women.
Amy WallaceFeb. 23 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered heart failure patients registered in the Swedish Heart Failure Registry receive better medication and have a lower risk of death.
(Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp said on Thursday it was recalling its Lotus range of heart devices, citing reports of problems with the locking mechanism, sending its shares down as much as 7.4 per
Researchers at the University of Southern California believe that a near-fasting regime over a few months is a way to 'reboot' the body.
A new study from the University of Michigan has found that the weight that women gain after having a baby is often due to their lifestyle and not pregnancy because they put the needs of their kids f