Tissue made out of "Velcro" could help repair damanged hearts one day. Scientists have created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together like Velcro.
New findings published in the journal Science Translational Medicine reveal that a simple blood test may be helpful in detecting the possible relapse of early stage breast cancer that has already been treated, identifying tumors up to eight months before they would even show up on medical scans.
If you're not getting enough sleep, you may end up eating more; this is especially true for children, according to recent findings published in the International Journal of Obesity.
Could eating raw oysters increase the risk of the norovirus?
A 29-year-old British man made history. After receiving the polio vaccine as an infant, health officials discovered that it had somehow mutated to a virulent strain that had been living in his gut for over just about 30 years now.
Scientists have discovered a possible way to hinder cell-to-cell transfer of HIV, and could perhaps prevent he progression to AIDS.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, may just be the next step in curing depression, and can possibly be used as an alternative to antidepressant medications.
Could air pollution lead to low GPAs? Scientists have found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs.
The study was based on a comprehensive examination of major disease and injuries in 188 countries between the period of 1990 and 2013.
Eating protein-rich food with the right amino-acids can reduce the risk of poor cardiovascular health, as much so as quitting smoking cigarettes or getting more exercise.
A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a system that, within mere seconds, can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in forensics, material science, biology, pharmaceuticals and chemis...
Besides being counted on to lead the way as the eldest sibling, a new study conducted by a team of New Zealand researchers suggests that there may be another disadvantage to coming first. Study authors found that the first child may be at risk for being slightly more overweight or obese than those c...