In 1347 AD, the Black Death swept across Europe, sickening and then killing 40 to 60 percent of the population within just a few short years. Now, scientists have found that the rat may not have been the plague carrier for this disease. Instead, we might have to place the blame on the gerbil.
Certain painkillers may help to temporarily prevent discomfort following an injury or health issue. However, medications like ibuprofen and Celebrex may also increase the risk for heart attack, stroke and/or serious bleeding for heart attack survivors who are also taking prescription blood thinners,...
New findings published in the journal Stem Cell Reports shows that vitamin A can be dangerous when in high doses.
Researchers believe that genes may play a role in food allergies.
A sauna can certainly make you sweat. Yet did you know that men who regularly hit the sauna can reduce their risk of fatal cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality, according to recent findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
It's been relatively unclear whether microorganisms exchange metabolites exclusively by releasing them via surrounding environments or if there's a direct connection between cells for this very purpose.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology show that a diet high in animal proteins, or red meat, can worsen the progression of the health problem.
Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that a person's voice could actually sway an interviewer so much so that he or she may be more likely to give someone a job based on their tone even more than what's on their resume or how they're dressed.
Researchers have discovered how stem cells from dental pulp of wisdom teeth can be used to form cells of the eye's cornea. With future studies, researchers hope that the information may be used to treat corneal scarring.
There may be another reason that you might want to stick to healthy foods. Scientists have found that eating highly processed foods like chocolate, pizza and French fries can lead to addictive eating.
Parenting responsibility is rarely equal, and that's true across species. Now, scientists have taken a closer look to find out why that is, and why babies are only largely cared for by one parent.
Researchers have made some new findings which may help detect breast cancer in women. After a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women, scientists have discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.