The death toll from a new strain of bird flu rose to six in China on Thursday, authorities said while the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said work has already begun on searching for a cure.
A long-time fantasy for dope users out there is finally coming true-for the first time, they're in the majority. That's right. Most Americans are backing the legalization of MJ, marking significant changes in public opinion toward the drug, especially among the young, according to a survey by the Pe...
Researchers can now see your dreams too using "hypnagogic imagery," the dream-like state that people fall into during sleep.
The largest U.S. drugstore chain is expanding its treatment options to help out some new customers, including millions who will gain insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
According to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, children's sense of having and owning a body differs from that of adults, which indicates that our sense of physical self develops over time.
Companionship offers an important physical connection throughout life, and especially for those coping with the pain, stress and emotional effects of a serious illness, this can be even more of a necessity. A new study shows that robotic animals may offer some benefits to those with health issues th...
Breath analyses may provide a "fingerprint" for individuals that can help diagnose certain diseases and other health problems.
Transgender Hawaii native Thomas Beatie, who was born a woman and later underwent a double-masectomy with hormone therapy to become a man, faced an Arizona judge who rejected a divorce from his previous marriage under the grounds that Beatie did not prove his marriage was not a same-sex marriage.
Anatomical 3D models directly derived from X-ray computer tomographic data sets were used by University of Notre Dame researchers to demonstrate the ability to rapidly and easily 3D-print bones from these clinical scans.
A chronic disease associated with aging, dementia care costs the United States around $159 billion annually, which is more than treating either heart disease or cancer. And to make matters worse, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine, dementia could even cost as much as $...
A new study reveals that by stimulating one part of the brain with laser light, researchers can "zap" away an addiction to cocaine.
A new study shows that unmarried couples who live together are staying together longer than in the past-and more of them are having children, according to the first federal data out Thursday that details just how cohabitation is transforming families across the United States.