Scientists believe that they may be able to help those suffering from depression through a simple brain scan.
In Medieval Europe, leprosy was a common disease. Yet its incidence dropped drastically at the end of the Middle Ages. So why did people stop contracting leprosy? Researchers may now have the answer.
An unanimous Supreme Court ruling today decided that isolated genes of humans cannot be patented in the U.S.
It might seem strange to some, but it's the latest craze in areas of Japan: eyeball licking.
Taking a short walk following meals may be all you needed to help fight the battle against diabetes.
Men with a predisposition to restless legs syndrome may be at a greater mortality risk.
Is Dad stressed? It may not be a good thing for your future children. It turns out that sperm is affected by stress, whether experienced as a preadolescent or adult, and could give any sons or daughters a blunted reaction to stress--a response is associated with several mental disorders.
A Japanese research team found that infants as young as 10 months old use non-verbal ways to express sympathy for others in distress.
In the study, mice that were fed cocoa supplement had a lower indication of inflammation and diabetes when compared to mice that were fed a high-fat diet without supplement and were identical to the mice in the control group that were fed low fat diet.
Saliva, also known as spit, offers clues as to why older adults are able to fight off the new strains of bird flu and swine flu when compared to the younger generation.
Like a fingerprint, the ear's shape is so characteristic that one can identify us by them. The outer part of our ears has a complex structure that surgeons have a hard time replacing when disease or accident robs us of an ear. ETH researchers have found a way to produce an ear replacement with the r...