Pertussis, an endemic disease in the United States that comes to a head every 3 to 5 years with frequent outbreaks, caused 27,550 cases of the respiratory illness in 2010 alone, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A new less invasive procedure may help to successfully remove suspicious polyps that could potentially be cancerous.
Some health officials believe that a newly identified disorder, called Gulf War illness (GWI) has affected close to 30 percent of the military personnel who served in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War.
The study found that 32 percent of children and adolescents involved had experienced one type of sibling aggression during the previous year.
As we age, our bodies slowly degenerate and decay. Yet a Russian multimillionaire aims to halt that process--at least when it comes to our brains. Dmitry Itskov has announced a new project that aims to make our minds immortal by transplanting them into a machine.
Chris Kreis a 19 year old native of Florida has captured the headlines for his adventurous encounter with a 30 foot whale shark while he was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. The video of Kreis plunging out from his boat to take a ride on the 30 foot shark was posted online.
When you have a 50-foot-wide magnet that weighs 15 tons, odds are you're not going to move it anywhere fast--even if you're one of the scientists on Long Island that have worked with the magnet for years. The researchers plan to move the massive magnet from New York to Chicago with an expected trave...
A latest research on men's body self image reveal that men are more worried by what other men think of their bodies than their sexual partners.
Researchers believe that stem cells may be able to repair and regenerate immune responses in those with MS.
The mental health dictionary has prompted some concerns regarding the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder and other behavioral mental issues.
It's official. We're hitting the 50 year mark when it comes to the history of women in space on Sunday. In 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was launched into space, making her the first woman to blast into orbit.
The mantra for a business should be service with a smile. Highlighting on this simple business technique, a new study states that a smile and a friendly greeting can make customers feel more loyal towards small independent companies.