A large German study found that a generic diabetes drug could help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, otherwise known as the most common form of dementia. Researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases found that pioglitazone, also sold as Actos, helped prevent the...
Researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle have noted a dramatic rise in the rate of testicular cancer among young Hispanic American Men. According to findings published in the journal Cancer, a rise among non-Hispanic counterparts was not found.
Scientists have found that the inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli may underlie the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Modern day technology oftentimes provides a convenient and easier way to get through the monotony of life. Yet some devices may also pose certain dangers.
Researchers have found that a decreased ability to identify odors might herald the onset of Alzheimer's disease, and that an eye examination could also detect the buildup of beta-amyloid, which is a protein associated with the disease.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death for babies 1-12 months old, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinic in Kansas City, Mo., found that adults who share a bed w...
A man in Colorado is infected with the airborne plague that could be spread through cough and sneeze.
Researchers have developed a novel oral medication that promises to restore vision to those with a childhood blindness called Leber congenital amaurosis.
New vaccine formulated could drastically reduce the"breakbone fever" says scientist.
Experiencing stress the day before consuming a single-fat meal is known to lower the body metabolism in women, a new study reveals
A new research has found that one in every three Alzheimer's disease cases worldwide are potentially preventable.