A new study conducted on juvenile rat brain cells suggest that the effects of a commonly used anesthesia drug only temporarily disrupts cell connections.
Researchers at the National Institute on Aging have discovered six new genetic risk factors connected to Parkinson's disease--a progressive disorder of the nervous system that disrupts movement and that's typically seen in older individuals.
There could be a new way to detect all types of cancers in the future. Scientists have created a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether or not a person has cancer.
Child abuse may not just impact a person emotionally; it may also influence their genes. Scientists have found that maltreatment can actually affect the way genes are activated, which could have implications for a child's long-term development.
Public transportation can provide a safe and easy alternative for those who do not have regular access to a motro vehicle. However, a recent study conducted by researchers at the Brown School in St. Louis, Mo., found that older adults who are typically more prone to health issues that could prevent ...
Scientists have found that those working rotating shift patterns have a heightened chance of developing type 2 diabetes.
Google is looking for guinea pigs to map out behaviors of the human body.
Growing pains can chronically persist for some individuals. A recent study published in the journal BMC Pediatrics found that many adolescents deal with continuing knee issues that can lead to osteoarthritis if not properly treated.
A recent study published in the peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, CANCER, found that these cancer survivors are oftentimes at a greater risk for developing metabolic syndrome. However, researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis note that following the proper ...
Medication to treat asthma and pneumonia becomes ineffective as the drug works with the body clock, a new finding reveals.
Adhering to a healthy lifestyle reduces childhood cancer survivors' risk of developing metabolic syndrome, a new study reveals.