Statisics show that autism spectrum disoders (ASD) affect 1 to 2 percent of children in the United States. With no cure for the problem, various therapies and medications can help many dealing with the behavioral health issue live a normal life.
Medical science continues to make incredible head ways in treating and preventing cancer. Now, some health researchers estimate that it's likely that no one under the age of 80 will die of this health problem by 2050.
Your iPhone may be a lot dirtier than you might think. A new study reveals that your phone accumulates a disgusting array of bacteria each day.
It turns out that the longer your work, the more likely you are to drink.
Scientists have found that improvised explosive devices can cause a distinctive honeycomb pattern of broken and swollen nerve fibers throughout critical brain regions, including those that control executive function.
Children may be more likely to eat something that's unhealthy for them, even when they're relatively aware that they should pick a healthier alternative.
An HIV diagnosis can be life changing. Yet new medications and therapeutic treatments are making it easier for patients dealing with the virus to live normal lives. However, proper treatment and prevention methods are essential in the process.
Researchers at Indiana University are working on how to help patients suffering from chronic pain, a critical, oftentimes overlooked health issue that's estimated to affect over 100 million Americans. They're studying multidisciplinary approaches to treatments that involve both the patients' perspec...
Could vitamin D help patients with advanced colon cancer? New research that will be presented at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco examines how the "sunshine vitamin" could help patients improve their response to chemotherapy and targeted anti-cancer drugs.
Statistics show that close to 24 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, some which are not clinically defined yet are oftentimes linked by some form of depression.
Growing human organs in the lab may seem like a fantasy, but it's something that scientists have been working toward for years. Now, researchers have grown human skeletal muscle in the lab that contracts and responds just like native tissue to external stimuli.
Scientists have examined these biological effects a bit more closely and have found that in space, the shift of blood and fluid from the lower to the upper body caused by weightlessness is much higher and that blood pressure is much lower than previously thought.