Fructose may be more toxic than table sugar--at least in mice. Scientists found that female mice that ate the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup had both a reduced lifespan and reproduction rate.
Sixteen-year-old Wesley Chapel died on New Years Eve of the extremely rare skin disease known as Toxic Epidetermal Necrolysis, TENS. The health issue results in blistering of the skin, causing the epidermis to form into several layers. Those suffering from the problem must be treated like a burn pat...
A new study shows that having most types of cancers may actually be the result of "bad luck."
The measles' cases came back negative Friday after a public health warning was made.
Dog's always have their owners' best interest at heart and that was certainly the case of this two-year-old collie, Ted. He began crying and pawing at 46-year-old Josie Conlon of Stockton-on-Tees. It might have seemed strange at the time but it turned out that the dog was actually sniffing out an ag...
Fast food joints are working on a bit of a New Year's resolution. They're hoping to ditch their unhealthy image by replacing food additives and the like with natural ingredients.
Scientists have found for the first time that the building blocks of a protein, called amino acids, can be assembled without blueprints--DNA and an intermediate template called messenger RNA (mRNA).
Obesity can cause a range of health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Now, though, researchers have found that obesity doesn't always go hand in hand with these problems.
It turns out that media reports about behavioral genetics may actually induce unfounded believes in the public. Scientists have examined 1,500 Americans and have found that reports about human genetics may be misinforming the public more than informing them.
Not all fat is bad fat. Scientists have found that when it comes to skin infections, a healthy and robust immune response may depend greatly on what lies beneath: fat cells.
Scientists may have found a new technique to treat a virus that may cause possible paralysis.