A recent study lead by Northwestern Medicine scientists has shown potential leads on new treatments for scleroderma, a chronic, connective tissue disease with symptoms that can range from mild to life threatening.
Peru's active Ubinas volcano erupted a massive cloud of ash on April 15, and now the falling embers have caused an evacuation of the nearby village of Querapi as the Peruvian government declared a state of emergency.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning Thursday regarding a common surgical procedure that's used to remove uterine fibroids and benign tumors.
Muscle tightness can cause soreness, stress, and poor blood flow throughout the body. It's important to take care of these tissues, especially after athletic activity, and massage therapy proves to be effective in doing so.
The Associated Press reported on Thursday that Missouri lawmakers passed legislation aimed at preventing youths under the age of 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes in hopes of regulating the use of nicotine products.
A recent study shows how one in 20 adults are misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics throughout the United States.
The $600 million Kepler spacecraft, launched on March 6, 2009, is armed with a 0.95-meter aperture and a 105 square degree telescope with a goal to detect and confirm planets in or near the circumstellar habitable zone.
We know the current discourse of science and technology, but do we ever care what the everyday people think about it? The Pew Research Center does. Their latest study asked Americans about future scientific and technological developments.
What used to dispense snacks, drinks, and candy will now also provide marijuana. The Tranzbyte Corporation's "ZaZZZ" machine was showcased at a Montana Smokehouse event in Avon, Colorado and may soon be installed at a dispensary.
Perhaps the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” is true. New research has found that free prescription drug samples encourage doctors to prescribe more expensive and less effective medicines, costing patients more money.
Tahlia Raven was the fourth child in the UK to reportedly die from the 'slapped cheek' virus since 2006.