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.
Could scientists be closer to actually developing artificial skin that can actually feel?
Listening to tearjerkers on your iPod may ease the transition of a nasty break up.
A new study suggests that breastfeeding may have a positive impact on the physical and mental development of infants. In fact, findings show that it may actually help prevent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) later in childhood.
Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain's frontal lobes, which are known for advanced thinking. Instead, researchers have found that more primitive brain areas may explain the intellect of humans.
Could the secret ingredients to America's favorite soft drinks be revealed?
A Victorian man who was clinically dead for 40 minutes was brought back to life with a new machine that's located in only one hospital in Australia. The new resuscitation technique has the potential to make a huge impact in patients that suffer from heart attacks.
A drug developed by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies may be helpful reversing memory deficits and slowing Alzheimer's disease in aged mice following short-term treatment.