Scientists have found that the soft palate, which is the soft tissue at the back of the roof of your mouth, plays a key role in viruses' ability to travel through the air from one person to another.
Spending time in nature is actually linked to good health. Now, scientists are taking a closer look at why this might be the case.
Do you put out a feeder for the birds in your yard? You may want to think twice before you do so.
Previous studies have linked various genetic and potential environmental factors to Alzheimer's disease. Yet did you know that stress could be essentially contribute to the overall health issue?
New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation show that a diet heavy in red meat may not only increase overall appetite, but also risk of disease.
Though researchers are still discovery new information about schizophrenia, which is associated with both structural and functional alterations of the visual system, including specific structural changes in the eye, new findings published in the journal Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, show that t...
New findings published in the journal Nature Neuroscience show that the passage of molecules through the nucleus of a star-shaped brain cell, also called an astrocyte, may play a critical role in health and disease.
New findings published in the journal Human Reproduction show that more than a third of women who reported pelvic pain in a recent study did not have a condition.
An unnamed disease caused by a parasitic protest or a single-celled microorganism that invades tadpole livers could threaten global frog populations. Scientists at the University of Exeter recently tested tadpoles from six countries across three continents and discovered that protists present in qui...
Kansas State University researchers have developed a new technique to help estimate the movement of beef cattle in determining the risk of disease.
Researchers at James Cook University in Australia have discovered that by gluing tiny transmitters to the backs of insects for the first time, this will help provide new insight into how disease affects the threatened insects.
Scientists at the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Toxicology Unit based at the University of Leicester and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have identified a key protein, called kinase, that may help to stop the malaria parasite that thrives in the blood stream. The findings are pub...