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...
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong have synthesized a molecule called Cortistatin A, which can help in mitigating the cancer tumor from developing.
The current issue of a water crisis in Flint, Michigan prompts the school officials nationwide to test water from the eatery faucets and classroom sinks for lead.
There have been several studies that discovered a connection between obesity and the development of cancer. Experts have found that cancerous tumor cells spread in the human body by feeding on low density lipoprotein (LDL) or what is commonly known as "bad cholesterol".
Studies from 2005 has shown that cannabis can help treat diabetes, but until lately, few evidence has come out to support that theory.
Lead is known to be particularly hazardous to the health, and Newark Public Schools have been known to have high levels of exposure for at least six years.
Reports about an existing collaboration between cosmetic company Skincential Sciences and CIA’s venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, may come as a surprise to many.
Unknown source from one part of the human brain have been the key to the recent discovery of frequency-following responses or FFR, the neural signals that are made in the brain whenever people hear sounds.
Opioid is a medication prescribed for people with chronic pain. It is a powerful pain killer that can be highly addictive. There are approximately 5 million Americans who develop dependence to this drug that leads to at least 17,000 annual deaths. However, a recent study in Canada claims that an opi...