Researchers from the University of California discovered that the higher intake of vitamin D particularly the serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D can lower the risk of cancer.
New mothers-to-be always get anxious to know if the baby inside them is safe. Finally, a new non-invasive method was developed allowing doctors to diagnose fetal genetic abnormalities during pregnancy. The method also doesn't involve the risk used in the current techniques.
Penniless New Yorkers live longer than impoverished inhabitants of other American cities, a new detailed research suggested.
The Resilience Project showed 13 individuals with "resilient" genes
A liver scarring diagnosis test had been developed by Newcastle scientists and medics. The test uses a new type of genetic blood analysis which could be administered even before someone falls ill.
The uterus transplant, regarded as the first performed in the United States, was announced as a failure due to a yeast infection. In February, 26-year-old Lindsey McFarland became the first American patient to receive a full uterus transplant. Cleveland Clinic doctors transferred the organ from a de...
Cells were usually meant to live, but some were meant to die. Caenorhabditis elegans was a tiny worm that was a favored subject organism for biologists. Its linker cells was among those programmed for cell termination.
Acetaminophen is a popular and effective pain killer but researchers from University of Toronto and University of British Columbia said that it could impede error-detection in the brain.
Hoosiers are now familiarizing themselves with the symptoms of mumps after the outbreak of the disease in many Indiana colleges. They do so to ensure they are well-protected.
There have been cases where animal organs are used to replace defective human organs. However, it is rare for health experts to make something from scratch and use it as a patient's organ. American doctors have made a new esophagus for a paralyzed young man with the help of donated skin tissue and m...
Whoopi Goldberg has supported a proposed bill that will legalize marijuana treatments for menstrual cramps. The actress has even started to work on a new line of products in support of marijuana treatment.
A scientist from the University of Central Florida is playing an important role in a United States Department of Defense program in bringing clothing to digital age. Funded with $317 million, this program could increase the function of textiles to include sensing the environment, monitoring the wear...