These new varieties of Pop-Tarts may be even more sugary than before.
When actress Angelina Jolie found she was a carrier of the breast cancer gene mutation BRCA1, she underwent bilateral prophylactic mastectomy. Will this inspire others with breast cancer to do the same?
According to a new study published online in Tobacco Control, all non-smoking hotel rooms operating a partial smoking ban fail to protect their occupants from tobacco smoke, as the smoke from other rooms tends to travel from room to room. Even if the room does not have any smoking activity, the effe...
A study links flu in pregnancy to a fourfold increased risk that their child would develop bipolar disorder in adulthood. This study published in the JAMA Psychiatry adds to growing evidence of shared underlying causes and illness processes with schizophrenia which in some studies have been linked t...
A new study says that the reason women live longer than men is because they have better immune systems. According to a study published in the journal Immunity and Ageing, women's immune systems age more slowly when compared to men.
Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Nursing have found that massage therapy helps preterm infants reduce stress by promoting ANS development.
A latest study published in the journal PLOS ONE states that lifting weights and doing cardio reduces the number of hospital visits in seniors. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia in collaboration with the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
The ability to measure concentrations of oxygen inside living human cells is a key requirement to help advance our understanding and treatment of a range of serious medical conditions.
A group of European research partners attempted to tackle the difficult task of finding a way to detect and capture 'circulating tumour cells' (CTCs), a crucial task in the fight against cancer, and succeeded.
Bioelectronic devices have huge scientific and practical importance for basic science as well as for possible applications in medicine, the high-tech industry, the military, etc. Scientists are working on the integration of biomaterials with electronic elements, such as electrodes, chips and transis...
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to report that synthetic silicate nanoplatelets (also known as layered clay) can induce stem cells to become bone cells without the need of additional bone-inducing factors.